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“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
The first comprehensive survey of the “underground” artist ...
 
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Her long-awaited catalogue raisonné is published by Yale. ...
 


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


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.


Diane Arbus, Untitled (6), 1970-71 © The Estate of Diane Arbus

Rough Empathy: The Photographs of Diane Arbus


Aperture have reissued the 1972 monograph that accompanied her posthumous retrospective


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Pharmacy or Farm: Phaidon Hedges Bets


Two contemporary art surveys experiment with format models: encyclopedia and newspaper


Anish Kapoor, Mother as Mountain, 1985. Wood, gesso and pigment 140 × 275 × 105 cm. Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

The Yorkshire Connection: Books on British Sculpture


Titles on John Skeaping, Barbara Hepworth, Anthony Caro, Anish Kapoor and Thomas Houseago.


Robert Rauschenberg, Untitled [Bathroom Window, Broadway studio], ca. 1961. Gelatin silver print. Photo © Estate of Robert Rauschenberg/VAGA

All the World’s a Combine: Robert Rauschenberg’s Photographs


Review of the new book from D.A.P.