WHITNEY MUSEUM: 1995 Biennial Exhibition (Whitney Biennial)

1995 Biennial Exhibition (Whitney Biennial), book coverKertess, Klaus; Ashberry, John; Edelman, Gerald M.; Hanhardt, John G.; Tillman, Lynne. 1995 Biennial Exhibition (Whitney Biennial). Whitney Museum of American Art, 1994. ISBN: 0810968185. Unmarked. Some edge wear.Very Good. Paperback. (#28829) $16.00

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This is the catalogue of an exhibition in 1995 at the Whitney Museum, New York, of developments in contemporary American art, film and video. It focuses on the 80 artists in the exhibition, all of whom emphasize metaphor, allegory, and/or symbol in their art.

Artists include Stan Brakhage, Stan Douglas, Ken Jacobs, Mike Kelley, Catherine Opie, Gabriel Orozco, Cindy Sherman, Diana Thater, Jeff Wall and others.

Articles include Nobel Prize winner Gerald Edelman on visual art and the brain, John G. Hanhardt on film and video, etc.

Illustrated throughout. Measures 9×11 inches. 268p.

TEMENOS: Temenos: Nordic Journal of Comparative Religion (Vol 44, No. 1)

Anttonen, Veikko (editor). Temenos: Nordic Journal of Comparative Religion (Vol 44, No. 1). Finnish Society for the Study of Religion, 2008. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#28723) $12.00

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Contributors include Gavin Flood, Kim Knott, Hakan Rydving, Steven J. Sutcliffe, and more. 184p. Measures 6.25×9.5 inches. Text in English.

MILLER, J: The Body in Question

The Body in Question, book coverMiller, Jonathan. The Body in Question. Random House, 1978. ISBN: 0394502809. Unmarked text. Piece missing on back of clipped dust jacket. Previous owner’s name on half title page. Good in good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#28126) $12.00

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Overview of the development of modern biology and modern medicine based on a 13-part BBC television series. Well illustrated. Index. Bibliography. 352p.

Jonathan Miller (1934-2019) trained in medicine, specializing in neurology, in the late 1950s. He was known as an English theatre and opera director, actor, author, television presenter, humorist, as well as a medical doctor.