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  • $100 & a T-Shirt

    By Joe Biel

    Our Price: $12.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781621063872
    • Publisher: Independent Pub Group
    • Published: October 2004
    Illuminating the world of self-publishing, this documentary interviews zinesters attending the Portland Zine Symposium and embarks upon a zine-themed bicycle tour around Portland, interviewing local zinesters. In just under an hour, zine culture is brought to life, as questions explored include, What are zines? Why do people make zines? Where did zines come from? How do zine communities function? and What does the future hold for zines? This newly re-released third edition contains remastered audio, new footage, more than 50 new insert shots, bonus material, including the shorts “TN State Prison” and “Record Playerz,” and music by Defiance, Ohio and J Church.
  • The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art

    By Don Thompson

    Our Price: $9.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780230620599
    • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
    • Published: April 2010
    Why would a smart New York investment banker pay $12 million for the decaying, stuffed carcass of a shark? By what alchemy does Jackson Pollock’s drip painting No. 5, 1948 sell for $140 million? Intriguing and entertaining, The $12 Million Stuffed Shark is a Freakonomics approach to the economics and psychology of the contemporary art world. Why were record prices achieved at auction for works by 131 contemporary artists in 2006 alone, with astonishing new heights reached in 2007? Don Thompson explores the money, lust, and self-aggrandizement of the art world in an attempt to determine what makes a particular work valuable while others are ignored. This book is the first to look at the economics and the marketing strategies that enable the modern art market to generate such astronomical prices. Drawing on interviews with past and present executives of auction houses and art dealerships, artists, and the buyers who move the market, Thompson launches the reader on a journey of discovery through the peculiar world of modern art. Surprising, passionate, gossipy, revelatory, The $12 Million Stuffed Shark reveals a great deal that even experienced auction purchasers do not know.
  • $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art and Auction Houses

    By Don Thompson

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781845133023
    • Publisher: AURUM
    • Published: January 2008
  • A & J Speelman: Buddhist Works Of Art

    By Jules Speelman

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789110440166
    • Publisher: A & J Speelman
    • Published: 1998
  • 最後的勝利舞臺: The Winning Stage

    By Mike Leung

    Our Price: $14.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780991380978
    • Publisher: Cki Elite
  • 最後的風之花: The Last Windflower

    By Mike Leung

    Our Price: $12.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780991380985
    • Publisher: Cki Elite
  • &-Files: Art & Text 1981-2002

    By Rob McKenzie

    Our Price: $18.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780979975219
    • Publisher: WHALE AND STAR
    • Published: April 2009
    Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Whale and Star Press Modeled after the famed TV sci-fi series The X-Files, The &-Files gathers together a covert body of documents following the long and often controversial career of Art & Text, one of the landmark contemporary art magazines of the 1980s and 1990s. Founded in Melbourne, Australia, in 1981 by Paul Taylor (1957–92), who soon moved to New York City to make his mark as an art critic, the magazine went on to become one of a handful of international art magazines that succeeded in capturing the turmoil and passing brilliance of that period of postmodernism.Perceived through the eyes and ears of its longtime publisher and editor Paul Foss, The &-Files is comprised of an open letter, a lengthy interview, two questionnaires, and other commentaries and bibliographies, offering a unique insider account of the extraordinary advantages and pitfalls of publishing an art magazine.
  • &Fork: 100 Designers, 10 Curators, 10 Good Designs

    By Tom Dixon

    Our Price: $45.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780714847689
    • Publisher: PHAIDON
    • Published: March 2007
  • '20s and '30s Style

    By Michael Horsham

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781555214616
    • Publisher: CHARTWELL BOOKS INC.
    • Published: September 1989
  • '300 Impossible Things Before Noon': Antique Dolls and Toys

    By Florence Theriault

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781931503143
    • Publisher: Gold Horse Publishing
    • Published: 2003
  • '50s New York

    By Jane Freilicher

    Our Price: $17.50 - $35.00
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781947232044
    • Publisher: Paul Kasmin Gallery
    • Published: June 2018
  • 'All the Frescoes of the Sistine Chapel'

    By Lutz Heusinger

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9789110289710
    • Publisher: Scala
  • 'Animal Style' Art from East to West

    By Emma C. Bunker

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9789110605640
    • Publisher: Asia House Gallery
    • Published: 1970
  • 'Avant-garde' Art Groups in China, 1979-1989: The Stars- The Northern Art Group- The Pond Association- Xiamen Dada, A Critical Polylogue

    By Paul Gladston

    Our Price: $35.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781841507156
    • Publisher: Intellect Ltd
    • Published: May 2013
    This book gives a critical account of four of the most significant avant-garde Chinese art groups and associations of the late 1970s and ’80s. It is made up largely of conversations conducted by the author with members of these organizations that provide insight into the circumstances of artistic production during the decade leading up to the Tiananmen Square Massacre of 1989. The conversations are supported by an extended introduction and other comprehensive notes that give a detailed overview of the historical circumstances under which the groups and associations developed.

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