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Richard Phillips: Negation of the Universe from Rizzoli ...
 
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Launch at White Columns, Friday, October 3 ...
 
Anders Zorn, After the Bath, 1895. Oil on canvas, 21 x 14 inches. National Museum, Stockholm
Major monograph is from Rizzoli ...
 


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Two Works by Robert Seydel


Two new artist’s books collect three works by poet and collagist Robert Seydel.


Matt Freedman, excerpt from Relatively Indolent But Relentless: A Cancer Treatment Journal, 2014.

Cancer, Chemo, Comedy: David Brody on Matt Freedman’s Cancer Treatment Journal


David Brody on Matt Freedman’s dark, comic, and touching memoir of recovery from cancer.


Eric Fischl, Self-Portrait: An Unfinished Work, 2011. Oil on linen, 84 x 108 inches. Courtesy of Mary Boone Gallery

Too Sincere To Be Ironical: Eric Fischl, Bad Boy


A review of his autobiography


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Too Smart To Be Caught In A System: Barry Schwabsky’s Words for Art


“Schwabsky is a master of concision”


cover of book under review. Chris Johanson, Survey by Bob Nickas, Interview by Corrina Peipon, Focus by Julie Deamer, writings by Chris Johanson, £35 / €49.95 / $59.95, Phaidon 2013, www.phaidon.com

In Praise of Peaceful Art: A Chris Johanson Monograph


The first comprehensive survey of the “underground” artist


Cover of the book under discussion

The Early Developmental Stage: A Dialogue on the Contemporary Chinese Art World with Author Karen Smith


Her latest book is As Seen 2011: Notable Artworks by Chinese Artists


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Life with a Dolphin: A Memoir from Mrs. Clement Greenberg


“A Complicated Marriage: My Life With Clement Greenberg” by Janice Van Horne


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In Fashionable Flower: Lee Friedlander’s Mannequins


Reflections of the clamorous streetscape invade the dummies’ glamorous domains


Excerpt from "Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama" by Alison Bechdel. Copyright © 2012 by Alison Bechdel. Used by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

“I can’t help you. You’re on your own”: Alison Bechdel’s Graphic Memoir


Are Your My Mother? is the much-awaited sequel to Fun Home


Photograph of David Park at his Easel, 1958, by Imogen Cunningham. Reproduced in Helen Park Bigelow’s book reviewed in this article

David Park: “The Colors Took My Gaze for a Ride”


Two  biographies, one just out, of the key Bay Area Figurative painter.