Every FRANCIS BACON, Ever.

Edited fastidiously over a period of ten years, the catalogue raisonné of Francis Bacon – assembled by art historian Martin Harrison and published by HENI – is a strange and triumphant labor of love. It includes every work in the British artist’s oeuvre, of which are more than 100 never-before-seen paintings.
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HATE SUBURBIA: The Conspiracy of the Garage

In their new book, Hate Suburbia, artist Olivia Erlanger and architect Luis Ortega Govela investigate the history of the garage and its influence on US American life such as the development of suburbia, Apple’s first computer, and Gwen Stefani’s breakthrough hit.
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Why HANS FEURER Is Still the Master of Outdoor Fashion Photography

#032cBOOKCLUB: A traveler, hunter, and fisherman, HANS FEURER (Swiss, b. 1939) likes to capture anything that moves: models (mostly women) who “smell, are warm, and alive,” scarves moulded to bodies by strong wind, sweat moving down skin, dust stirred by horses and a shepherd staff, melting glaciers, tassels dangling over the groin, or toothpaste frothing from the mouth.
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FRIDA by ISHIUCHI

In FRIDA BY ISHIUCHI, Japanese photographer Miyako Ishiuchi’s images of Frida Kahlo’s clothing, cosmetics, and orthopedic and medical devices abstract and narrate a dynamic portrait of the Mexican painter and feminist’s public and private lives. Photos of Kahlo’s outer attire alongside what went unseen in her wardrobe show how Kahlo (1907–1954) constructed her iconic image…
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AREA: 1983–1987

In September 1983 four guys from California – brothers Eric and Christopher Goode, Shawn Hausman, and Darius Azari – sent out 5,000 invitations to the first party at AREA, their nightclub set to open in a 13,000-square-foot warehouse at 157 Hudson Street in Manhattan, right at the mouth of the Holland Tunnel. The invitation came…
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Sarah Schönfeld’s ALL YOU CAN FEEL

German artist SARAH SCHÖNFELD’s All You Can Feel is a visualization of legal and illegal drugs, now published in a leather-bound volume that functions as a psychedelic Rx field guide. To produce these images, Schönfeld – whose interest in chemicals developed while working at one of Berlin’s most notorious night clubs for many years –…
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I Saw Mama Africa Collapse: the TABLOIDIZATION of South African Media

FROZEN CHICKEN TRAIN WRECK is a book of more than 100 posters used to advertise South African tabloid newspapers. Conceived off-the-cuff and late in the afternoon, these glib, epigrammatic headlines are plastered all over cities and towns to try to sell the next morning’s news.
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A Match Only Matthew Barney Could Make: Oakland Raiders & Anal Cunt

“The biggest defeat in every department of life is to forget, especially the things that have done you in, and to die without realizing how far people can go in the way of crumminess.” These lines, taken from the interwar French author Louis-Ferdinand Céline’s novel Journey to the End of the Night (1932), form the…
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