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Alicja Kwade. Warten Auf Gegenwart
Author: Ellen Seifermann, Nadia Veronese, Harriet Zilch
ISBN: 3863357965
Pages: 120
Year: 2015-09-15
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Resistance of the Sensible World
Author: Emmanuel Alloa
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0823275698
Year: 2017-05-01
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It would be unfair to blame a philosophy whose development was brutally interrupted for not being conclusive. But while this openness incited many readers toward other fertile horizons, the oeuvre is hardly ever studied for itself. In this book, Emmanuel Alloa offers a handrail for venturing into the complexities of the work of the French philosopher Maurice Merleau-Ponty (1908-1961). Through a comprehensive analysis of the three main phases of his thinking and a thorough knowledge of Merleau-Ponty's many unpublished manuscripts, he traces how Merleau-Ponty's philosophy evolved and exposes the remarkable coherence that structures it from within. While stressing two turns Merleau-Ponty's thought underwent--a linguistic turn after 1945 and an ontological turn in the late 1950s, Alloa teases out the continuity of a motive that traverses the entire oeuvre as a common thread. Merleau-Ponty struggled incessantly against any kind of ideology of transparency, whether of the world, the self, of knowledge, or of the self's relation to others. Alloa's innovative reading of this crucially important thinker not only offers a new look at Merleau-Ponty but also shows why the issues he raised are more than ever those of our time.
Raymond Pettibon: Homo Americanus, Collected Works
Author: Raymond Pettibon
Publisher: David Zwirner Books/Deichtorhallen Hamburg-Sammlung Falckenberg
ISBN: 1941701264
Pages: 688
Year: 2016-03-02
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Raymond Pettibon: Homo Americanus presents over 600 works from every part of the artist's career, the majority of which have never been published before. Arranged thematically in 32 chapters, it charts the appearance and development of the themes that have defined Pettibon's oeuvre. Sections are introduced with excerpts from interviews with the artist, and are further discussed in an appendix by curator Ulrich Loock. Also featured are biographical notes compiled by Lucas Zwirner. This catalogue is the first to tackle Pettibon's work as a whole--as a kind of hive-mind of American culture whose various branches constantly address and reinterpret one another. Of particular interest are Pettibon's own readings of individual works in the book. In excerpts paired with corresponding images, Pettibon guides readers through his complex turns of thought, inviting readers to enter more deeply into his thinking. Published for a major Pettibon retrospective in Europe, the book includes a complete facsimile of his first artist's book, Captive Chains--unavailable for decades--plus early drawings completed with his nephew, record covers, flyers and sections dedicated to collages and drawings from the 1980s to today. This is the definitive Pettibon volume for novices and experts alike.
What Is Wealth? Strategic Questions # 29
Author: Gavin Wade
ISBN: 0955047870
Pages: 16
Year: 2010-08-05
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Connected to the first UK display of Strategic Questions 2002-2010, an ongoing series made in response to Buckminster Fuller's 40 strategic questions, the RELAX commission addresses number 29 - what is wealth?
Elephants in Space
Author: Ben Moore
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319056727
Pages: 189
Year: 2014-05-30
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This book is about the history and future of life and the universe, written at a level that any educated lay-person can understand and enjoy. It describes our place in time and space, how we got here and where we are going. It will take you on a journey from the beginning of time to the end of the universe to uncover our origins and reveal our destiny. It will explain how mankind acquired this knowledge starting from the beginning of civilization when the ancient Greeks first began to ask questions about the nature of the world around them. Ben Moore takes us on a path of discovery that connects astrophysics with subjects as varied as biology, neuroscience and evolution; from the origin of atoms to how stars shine and die, from ants and elephants to space travel and extra-terrestrial life. But as our universe grows older and its stars fade away and stop shining, can life continue for eternity or is all life destined for complete extinction? And what is the purpose of all of this anyway?! On the German edition: "With his public talks and his new book "Elefanten im All" the Brit is on his way of becoming a popstar of science. Moore has a story to tell. The story of everything. From the beginning to the end of our existence. And he does so with esprit and catching passion." Rico Bandle, Weltwoche, 1. November 2012 “The kind of book you come across only every few years.” Artur K. Vogel, Der Bund, September 2012.
Author: Bettina Steinbrügge, Gabriele Spindler
ISBN: 3903004421
Pages: 242
Year: 2015-06
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Things of this world
Author: Richard Wilbur
Pages: 50
Year: 1956
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Electrical Inspection Manual, 2014 Edition
Author: Noel Williams, Jeffrey S. Sargent
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284058360
Pages: 474
Year: 2014-02-13
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Packed with precise, step-by-step checklists, detailed illustrations, and informative chapter explanations, the Electrical Inspection Manual, 2014 Edition identifies important Code rules and provides guidance on how-to organize checklists by occupancy type to increase thoroughness and decrease the likelihood of overlooking potential problems. Written by certified electrical inspectors, and endorsed by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI), this fully illustrated manual explains significant tasks, defines terms, outlines key questions, and provides a concise overview of the electrical inspection process. The training manual is intended to assist electrical inspectors as well as anyone performing a review for Code compliance in advance of a professional inspection. This audience may include, but is not limited to: designers, insurance inspectors, architects, installers, project managers, and safety officers.
The Indian Wants the Bronx
Author: Israel Horovitz
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc
ISBN: 0822205688
Pages: 39
Year: 1968-10
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The Washington Theatre Club, Inc. presents "The Indian Wants the Bronx," by Israel Horovitz, directed by Herb Sufrin, with members of the professional resident company Ralph Cosham, Robert Darnell, John Hillerman, Fredric Lee, Jane Singer, Bob Spencer, and Ralph Strait, settings by Susan Tuohy, costumes by James Parker, lighting designs by George Spaulding, production stage manager Robert H. Leonard.
Bronstein's Children
Author: Jurek Becker, Leila Vennewitz
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226041271
Pages: 264
Year: 1999-05-15
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"East Berlin, 1973: An 18-year-old Jew discovers that his father's friends are holding prisoner a former Nazi concentration camp guard in the family cottage. . . . interrogating and torturing him in an attempt to get him to admit to his war crimes" ("Booklist"). "A chilly and disquieting novel".--"Los Angeles Times".
Author: Robert (ART) Nippoldt, Hans-Jürgen Schaal
Publisher: Taschen America Llc
ISBN: 3836545012
Pages: 144
Year: 2013
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Swinging Gotham Big City, big bands: New York's jazz scene of the 1920s It's the Roaring Twenties, and New York is exploding with jazz fever. Crowds flock to the nightclubs and dance halls in Harlem to see the likes of Louis Armstrong with the Fletcher Henderson Orchestra playing at the Kentucky Club, or Duke Ellington at the Roseland Ballroom or the world-famous Cotton Club. Designed, illustrated, and edited by Robert Nippoldt, this award-winning book pays homage to this exceptional era, via an entertaining blend of illustrations, facts, and amusing anecdotes presenting 24 leading lights of New York's jazz scene in the 1920s, complete with a CD containing some of their best tunes. The texts, contributed by Hans-Jürgen Schaal, give a vivid account of the club scene and the "band battles," as well as the legendary recording sessions. A splendid read, a groovy CD--and not strictly for jazz fans only! International Book Award, 2014, Los Angeles International Design Award, 2014, Los Angeles Joseph Binder Award, 2014, Vienna D&AD Award, 2014, London Good Design Award, 2014, Chicago A' Design Award, 2014, Como / Italy Best American Infographic, 2014, New York Awards for the original German edition: European Design Award, 2008, Stockholm Institute for Book Arts: "The Most Beautiful Book of Germany" 2008, Frankfurt Illustrative: "One of the Most Beautiful Books of Europe" 2007, Berlin
Anselm Kiefer
Author: Richard Davey, Kathleen Soriano, Christian Weikop
Publisher: Royal Academy Books
ISBN: 190753380X
Pages: 245
Year: 2015-07-14
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Born in Germany in 1945, Anselm Kiefer is one of the most important artists of his generation. His works--encompassing and transcending painting, sculpture, photography, and installation--are epic in both scale and subject matter; in them, Kiefer wrestles with the darkness of German history, unearthing the taboos that underlie the collective past and interweaving them with Teutonic mythol­ogy, cosmology, and meditations on the nature of belief. This superbly designed volume, accompanying a major retrospective and including new works especially made for the exhibition, explores the themes that run through Kiefer's oeuvre, from the complex relationship between art and spirituality to the influence of German woodcuts and folklore.
Paul Thek
Publisher: Walther Konig
ISBN: 3865606172
Pages: 154
Year: 2009
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Interpretative text is accompanied by reproductions of Thek's works, along with a chronologically-arranged presentation of works from 1963 to the artist's death in 1988.
Color Systems in Art and Science
Author: Klaus Stromer
Pages: 221
Year: 1999
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Roman Signer
Author: Konrad Bitterli, Roman Signer, Andreas Fiedler
ISBN: 3863356322
Pages: 238
Year: 2014
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What Roman Signer terms his 'small and large happenings' have secured him an international reputation. His spectacular events involve dynamite, combustion, and explosions.Organized as a reader, this publication examines Signer's oeuvre since the 1970s, pulling together texts from different periods on heterogeneous aspects of his body of work for the first time.Articles include specialist analyses of specific pieces and topical essays treating fundamental issues linked to his radical understanding of sculpture and the attendant philosophical questions it raises.Published on the occasion of the exhibition in 2014-15 at the Kunstmuseum St. Gallen and KINDL - Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Berlin.English and German text.

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