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.

RAI: Anthropology Today (Vol 6, 5 issues: April, June, August, October, December)

Anthropology Today (Vol 6, 5 issues: April, June, August, October, December), issue coversBenthall, Jonathan (editor). Anthropology Today (Vol 6, 5 issues: April, June, August, October, December). Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI), 1990. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#28182) $20.00

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Illustrated. 5 issues: April, June, August, October, December.

Topics include Ernest Gellner on Perestroika, New Zealand Hill Farmers, Post-colonialism, Edward Said and Orientalism, Polish Nationalism, Primitive Art, Postmodernism and Archaeology, Youth Training, and more.

MEYER, R: What Was Contemporary Art?

Meyer, Richard. What Was Contemporary Art? MIT Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780262135085. Unmarked. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#27818)

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By exploring episodes in the study, exhibition, and reception of early twentieth-century art and visual culture, Meyer retrieves moments in the history of once-current art and redefines “the contemporary” as a condition of being alive to and alongside other moments, artists, and objects.

Illustrated. Notes. Index. 361p.