SHANNON, J: The Disappearance of Objects: New York Art and the Rise of the Postmodern City

Shannon, Joshua. The Disappearance of Objects: New York Art and the Rise of the Postmodern City. Yale University Press, 2009. ISBN: 9780300137064. Unmarked text. Some edge wear on dust jacket and a closed tear. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30658) $20.00

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Focusing on works by Claes Oldenburg, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, and Donald Judd, art historian Joshua Shannon shows how New York art engaged with the rapid urbanization of the city. 48 color and 141 black and white illustrations, including photos of the artists.

JORDAN, S: Past Objects

Jordan, Scott. Past Objects. New York: Mark Batty Publisher, 2010. ISBN: 9780982075432. Unmarked. Bumped corners. Very Good. Hardcover. (#30651) $12.00

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Photographs by J. K. Putnam. As a self-trained historian and restorer of damaged objects, Jordan patchwork historical narrative of New York City and its earliest settlers put together over four decades. 126p.

IVES, C: The Lure of the Exotic: Gauguin in New York Collections

Book Cover. The Lure of the Exotic: Gauguin in New York CollectionsIves, Colta; Stein, Susan Alyson. The Lure of the Exotic: Gauguin in New York Collections. Yale University Press, 2002. ISBN: 0300093713. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket under clear protective cover. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30604) $26.00

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Includes a consideration of Gauguin’s exotic voyages and their reflections in his art; a history of the reception and appreciation of Gauguin’s work on this shore of the Atlantic; and revelations arising from the recent examination of paintings in the Metropolitan Museum’s collection. Each of Gauguin’s works from these New York collections is in color with accompanying commentary.

Authors include Colta Ives and Susan Alyson Stein, with Charlotte Hale and Marjorie Shelley. 256p 222 illustrations, including 134 in full color. Bibliography. Notes. Index.