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STRUCTURES OF EXISTENCE

Julienne Lorz

Louise Bourgeois

Focusing on a signature phase of Louise Bourgeois’s oeuvre, this volume includes in-depth examinations of a selection of the sculptor’s Cells series while also studying the innovative series in its entirety.

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THE POLITICS OF REPRESENTATION

Eugenie Tsai

Kehinde Wiley

Filled with reproductions of Kehinde Wiley’s bold, colorful, and monumental work, this book encompasses the artist’s various series of paintings as well as his sculptural work—which boldly explore ideas about race, power, and tradition.

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GROUNDBREAKING ARTIST

Brandon Brame Fortune

Elaine de Kooning

John F. Kennedy, Frank O’Hara, Allen Ginsberg, Merce Cunningham, and Fairfield Porter were just some of the figures who sat for portraits by Elaine de Kooning. Famous for her marriage to the Abstract Expressionist Willem de Kooning, Elaine was herself a groundbreaking artist and writer.

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AMERICAN SOUTH

Franklin Sirmans

Basquiat and the Bayou

Born in Brooklyn to a Haitian father and Puerto-Rican mother, Jean-Michel Basquiat was deeply interested in Afro-Atlantic culture and he drew upon his heritage in many of his paintings. This book looks closely at Basquiat’s southern-themed paintings.

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