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(ALBA A12227)
ALBA, ALICIA GASPAR DE. Chicano Art Inside Outside the Master's House: Cultural Politics and the Cara Exhibition. 308 pp., 58 b&w illus. and 21 color plates, notes, bibliog., index. A study of the CARA exhibition and the way in which it reflected the cultural and sexual politics of the Chicano/a art movement itself and culture generally. 8vo, wraps. First ed. Austin, Univ. of Texas Press, 1998. Near-fine (short crease front cover at side edge, else crisp fine copy). $20.00 [Order]

(ALBANY A17505)
ALBANY. SUNY. Passionately Cuban: Nine Artists from Habana. Text by Marijo Dougherty. 80 pp., 26 colorplates, 11 b&w illus., chronol., exhibs. for each artist. Includes: Belkis Ayon, Abel Barroso, Jacqueline Brito, Yamilys Brito, Alicia Leal, Ibrahim Moranda, Elsa Mora, Cireneica Moreira, Rene Pena. 4to, wraps. First ed. 2001. Near fine (new copy but very slightly waved, as issued). $27.50 [Order]

(AMBRUS A5184)
AMBRUS, CAROLINE. The Ladies' Picture Show: sources on a century of Australian women artists. 288 pp. with brief biog., exhibs., and bibliog. for each of over 200 artists, approx. 12 b&w illus., color d.j. plate. 36 pp. text surveys the work of Australian women artists of 1917-40. Unique reference work. 8vo, cloth, d.j. Sydney, Hale & Iremonger, 1984. Fine/Fine. $29.95 [Order]

(AMHERST A19815)
AMHERST (MA). Mead Art Museum, Amherst College. Critical Mass: Happenings, Fluxus, Performance, Intermedia and Rutgers University, 1958-1972. 4 printed cards announcing a FLUX-MASS performance by George Maciunas, directed by Geoffrey Hendricks with Yoshi Wada and Carolee Schneeman; screening of the 1964 performance piece by Carolee Schneeman 'Fresh Blood: A Dream Morphology;' four films by Yoko One; one on Ray Johnson. Bound at the corner so that the cards can be rotated out. [Note: This is not the catalogue. This is a rare piece of ephemera published to document the performance and film events associated with the exhibition while at the Mead Art Museum.] 12mo, folded heavy red cardboard covers, letteredbound with plastic brad upper right corner. April 11-June 14, 1992. As new. $25.00 [Order]

(AUSTIN A19833)
AUSTIN (TX). Austin Museum of Art. Fresh Ink: Austin Print Workshops. 48 pp. exhib. cat., 22 full-page illus., checklist with full publication details of 147 prints and print series. Curated by Mark L. Smith. Includes: John Alexander, Terry Allen, Eric Avery, David Bates, Michael Ray Charles, Bert L. Long, Jr., Irene Perez Omer, Cesar Martinez, Melissa Miller, Dan Rizzie, Lou Ann Stovall, James Surls, Patssi Valdez, June Wayne, Robert Wilson, Dan Yeager, and many more. Excellent collection reference to works published at Austin fine print presses. 4to, card wraps. First ed. January 18-April 13, 1997. As new. $27.50 [Order]

(BACHMANN A11823)
BACHMANN, DONNA G. and SHERRY PILAND. Women Artists: An Illustrated Contemporary and Feminist Bibliography. xxix, 323 pp., 59 b&w illus. Useful reference work. 8vo, orange cloth. No d.j. (as issued). Metuchen, Scarecrow, 1978. As new. $30.00 [Order]

(Bad Object-Choices A8309)
Bad Object-Choices, ed. How Do I Look? Queer Film and Video. 296 pp., b&w illus. 6 essays and 7 discussions address Asian and African-American representation, feminist and lesbian critiques, and historical sources for contemporary gay and lesbian imagery. Includes: Cindy Patton, Stuart Marshall, Judith Mayne, Richard Fung, Kobena Mercer, Teresa de Lauretis. 8vo, wraps. Seattle, Bay Press, 1991. About fine. (Touch of shelf dust lower edge.) $15.00 [Order]

(BANFF A19810)
BANFF (Alberta). Walter Phillips Gallery. Resistance or submission: Snatches of a Christian conversation: bribes d'une conversation chretienne. 51 pp. exhib cat., 7 color plates, b&w illus., checklist, biog. and exhibs. for each artist. Artists included: Mary Beth Edelson, Alex Grey, Komar and Melamid, Owen Land, Tony Oursler, Michael Tracy. Text by curator Manon Blanchette. In English and French. 8vo, wraps. August 29-September 26, 1986. V.G. (spine rubbed). $25.00 [Order]

(BANFF A19301)
Banff (Canada). Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre School of Fine Arts. Contemporary Art from Poland. 60 pp. exhib. cat., b&w illus. Polish performance and video work by Anna Kutera, Zofia Kulik, Przemyslaw Kwiek, and Jan Swidzinski; additional work by Romuald Kutera, Zdzieslaw Kwiatkowski, Pawel Kwiek, Andrzej Kwietniewski, Andrzej Matuszewski, Jerzy Onuch, Andrzej Partum, Pawel Petasz, Tadeusz Piechura, Zygmunt Piotrowski, Leszek Podczaski, Piotr Rypson, Zygmunt Rytka, Jerzy Truszkowski. Curated by Anna Kutera and Dziekanka Studio. Texts by Bozenna Stoklosa, Jerzy Onuch, Anna Kutera, statements by artists, transcripts, checklist of 43 art works, second checklist of artists' books, posters, prints, and catalogues. Important reference to this material. Sq. 8vo, wraps. Ed. of 1000. 1986. Fine. $40.00 [Order]

(BANFF A18421)
BANFF. Walter Philips Gallery, Banff Art Center. Heroics: A Critical View. 58 pp., 8 full-page color plates, biogs. and exhibs. for each artist. Intro. by Daina Augaitis and Helga Pakasaar; dual lang. texts in English and French by Dot Tuer, Jerry Zaslove. Includes: Ida Applebroog, Sara Diamond, Viola Frey, Leon Golub, Stephen Hutchings, Imants Tillers. Interesting political art show. Oblong 4to, wraps. First ed. 1988. Fine. $27.50 [Order]

(BAUMANN, SUZANNE A16703)
BAUMANN, SUZANNE (Dir. and prod.). The Artist Was A Woman: Women Painters 1550-1950 [16mm film]. Documentary film. Covers Rosa Bonheur, Mary Cassatt, Georgia O'Keeffe and much more. Quotes from the letters and diaries of the artists. Talking heads include Jane Alexander, Germaine Greer. [Based on the landmark 1977 exhibition Women artists, 1550-1950 curated by Ann Sutherland Harris and Linda Nochlin for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.] Highly watchable film. [Red Ribbon, American Film Festival, 1981] Still screened in Women's Studies courses around the world. 16 mm.; 58 min. Single reel., in cannister. ABC-TV, 1981. Very good condition. $150.00 [Order]

(BEACH A9805)
BEACH, CECILIA. French Women Playwrights of the Twentieth Century. 544 pp., chronological listing by author, title index, bibliog. Useful reference for drama and women's literature alike. 8vo, cloth. No d.j. (as issued). First ed. Westport, Greenwood (Bibliographies in Women's Studies No. 24), 1996. As new. (Pub. at $79.50). $24.00 [Order]

(BEALL A6592)
BEALL, KAREN F. and DAVID W. KIEHL. Graphic Excursions: American Prints in Black and White, 1900-1950. Selections from the Collection of Reba and Dave Williams. 155 pp., 110 full-page illus., catalogue of works, biogs. of artists, index of artists. Avery, Bellows, Benton, Bertoia, Blanch, Burchfield, Curry, Davis, Diller, Drewes, Golub, Gorky, Hopper, Hurd, Kent, Kahn, Kuniyoshi, Lipchitz, Lozowick, Marin, Marsh, Mason, Matulka, Riggs, Sheeler, Sheets, D. Smith, R. Soyer, Sternberg, Vogel, Walkowitz, Wengenroth, F. Whiteman, B. Wood, G. Wood, W. Zorach, and many more. Approx. 16 women artists included. Oblong 4to, cloth, d.j. Boston, David R. Godine, 1991. Fine/Fine. (Pub. at $45.00). $22.00 [Order]

(BERGMAN-CARTON A3300)
BERGMAN-CARTON, JANIS. The Woman of Ideas in French Art, 1830-1848. 261 pp., 108 b&w illus., notes, index. A groundbreaking discussion of images of women in the popular press as well as the paintings of Ingres, Delacroix and Corot, and a thoughtful study of larger cultural issues. 8vo, cloth, d.j. First edition. New Haven, Yale Univ. Press, 1995. As new. $30.00 [Order]

(BERLIN A10348)
BERLIN. Berlinische Galerie. Profession Ohne Tradition: 125 Jahre Verein der Berliner Kunstlerinnen. 619 pp., 695 illus., many excellent color plates, extensive detailed chronology, index. Ed. by Karoline Muller and Jorn Merkert; 39 scholarly texts. A massive compendium of new information on the work of the women artists of Berlin during the past 125 years. Essential reference. In German. Stout folio, hardbound, laminated papered boards. Kupfergraben, 1992. As new. $97.50 [Order]

(BERLIN A18950)
BERLIN. Neue Berliner Galerie im Alten Museum. Zeichnungen Junger Kunstler der DDR und der CSSR. 155 pp., 98 b&w illus. and photos of artists, biog., exhibs., bibliog., and checklist of works for each artist. Texts by Titia Hoffmeister and Dana Doricova with catalogue entries on each artist by Donicova, Christoph Tannert, Michael Freitag, Detlev Lucke, Klaus Werner, Cestmir Berka, Simeona Hoskova, Bernd Igel, Ralf Bartholomaus, Karl Mickel, Ruth Haase, Olga Kotikova, Ivan Neumann, and others. Interesting survey of many younger artists working in Germany and Russia including numerous women artists. 4to, wraps, pictorial dustjacket. First ed. N.d. (ca. 1988). Fine, in about fine, dustjecket (touch of rubbing top of spine) $27.00 [Order]

(BERLIN A19964)
BERLIN. Neue Berliner Galerie im Alten Museum, Berlin. Kunst & Arbeit: Deutsche Demokratische Republik and Republik Osterreich. 104 pp., 36 color plates, 79 b&w illus., checklist of 261 works with brief biogs. of artists. Essays by Ursula Horn, Bernd Rosner, Otto Staininger. Texts by artists Adolf Menzel, Adolf Baluschek, Sella Hasse, Kathe Kollwitz, Armin Munch, Willi Sitte, Wolfgang Mattheuer, Uwe Pfeiffer, Jorg Sonntag, et al. Survey of twentieth century art including well-known figures such as Lea Grundig, John Heartfeld, Kathe Kollwitz, Conrad Felixmuller, Max Liebermann, Max Lingner, Karl Lohse, Adolf Menzel, Otto Nagel, and many lesser known artists. 12mo, wraps. December 3, 1987-January 3, 1988. About fine (partial crease upper corner front cover.) $27.50 [Order]

(BERLIN A10347)
BERLIN. Neue Gesellschaft fur Bildende Kunst. Chilenas: Drinnen und Draussen, 40 Kunstlerinnen zur Thema Zensur und Exil. Unpag. (160 pp.) exhib. cat., 65 b&w illus., plus 46 photos of the artists, biogs. and commentary on 40 individual artists, with additional texts by Anna Maria Foxley, Brigitte Scharafi-Ebgha, Constanza Lira; artists writings by Teresa Calderon, Cecilia Casanova, Carmen Orrego, Natasha Valdez, Leonora Vicuna, et al. 24 of the artists were working in exile at the time of the exhibition. In German. 8vo, wraps. 1983. About fine. $17.00 [Order]

(BERLIN A9790)
BERLIN. Schloss Charlottenburg. Kunstlerinnen: International 1877-1977. 370 pp., 363 illus., 10 in color, biogs., index of names. Includes 188 artists, over 110 contemporary artists. Groundbreaking 70's show that constitutes an important record of work being done at this moment. 17 texts comment on individual artists and broader issues. In German. 4to, wraps. Berlin, Neue Gesellschaft fur bildende Kunst, 1977. Fine. $55.00 [Order]

(BLUESTONE A15880)
BLUESTONE, NATALIE HARRIS, ed. Double Vision: Perspectives on Gender and the Visual Arts. 159 pp., approx. 45 b&w illus., scholarly notes with each text, index of names and works of art. Essay topics include: Delacroix's depictions of animals eating people, women's interpretations of Properzia de' Rossi, Women and the Production of Art in the Middle Ages, Women Architectural Patrons 1870-1914, the Dutch Family, Women in Third World and Experimental Film (on Thriller and For A Woman In El Salvador), Film Genre and Gender (on Stella Dallas and Bringing Up Baby). 4to, cloth, d.j. First ed. Associated Universities Press, 1995. As new. $16.00 [Order]

(BOGOTA A19142)
Bogotá,: Banco de la Republica. Ante America - Regarding America. 62 pp. exhib. cat., color & b&w illus., biogs., chronols. Texts by Gerardo Mosquera, Rachel Weiss and Carolina Ponce de León. Photographers from Cuba, Mexico, Argentina, as well as Chicano and other diasporic communities. Includes: Beatriz Gonzalez, Alfredo Jaar, Enrique Chagoya, Amalia Mesa-Bains, Doris Salcedo and others. In English. 4to, wraps. English lang. ed. Banco de la Republica, Biblioteca Luis-Angel Arang, 1992. Fine. $35.00 [Order]

(BOGOTA A4096)
BOGOTA. Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogota. VII Bienal de Arte de Bogota. 58 pp. exhib. cat., 24 artists with full page color plate and artist's statement or critic's essay, biogs., exhibs. for each artist. Included: Jose Gabriel Calderon, Jaime Ceron, Maria Elvira Escallon, Liliana Estrada, Grupo Edafos, Carmen Maria Jaramillo, Grupo Nomada, Rafael Ortiz, Libia Posada, Alejandro Posada, Gustavo Turizo, Luis Fernando Valencia, Gloria Zea, Maria Fernanda Zuluaga, and many others. Sophisticated international Latin American work. 4to, wraps. First ed. 2000. Fine. $25.00 [Order]

(BOLGER A5321)
NEW YORK. Metropolitan Museum of Art. American Pastels in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. 247 pp., 36 lovely full-page color illus., 46 related text illus., full additional checklist of 186 works in the collection (all illus.), selected bibliog., index. Texts by D. Bolger, M. W. Fritzsche, J. Hazzi. Gail Stavitsky, M. L. Sullivan, Marjorie Shelley, et al. Women artists include: Peggy Bacon, Cecilia Beaux (text illus.), Mary Cassatt (12 works), Yvonne Jacquette, Henrietta Johnson, Violet Oakley, Georgia O'Keeffe, 4to, cloth, d.j. First ed. New York, Abrams, 1989. Fine/Fine. $45.00 [Order]

(BOSTON A13105)
BOSTON. Institute of Contemporary Art. A Selection of American Art: The Skowhegan School 1946-1976. 194 pp. exhib. cat., 88 works by 87 artists (about a dozen women artists included in the pantheon), b&w illus., each accompanied by text. Intro. by Lloyd Goodrich; texts by Bernarda Shahn, Gabriella Jepson, and Allen Ellenzweig. Oblong 4to, wraps. First ed. 1976. Fine. $17.50 [Order]

(BOSTON A12984)
BOSTON. Institute of Contemporary Art. Currents '95: Familiar Places (Video). This video documents the art of 23 artists whose work addresses the persistent theme of Home in contemporary life. Issues include the relationship between concepts of home and family, home and public and private spaces, and the politicization of living spaces. Includes interviews with artists Renee Cox, Jason Dodge, Byron Kim, Sowon Kwon, Virginia Namarkoh, David Reeb, and Janice Rogovin. Interviews with curators Lia Gangitano and Milena Kalinovska, scholars Philip Yenawine and Alla Efimova. Branka Bogdanov, Director and producer. NTSC-VHS 30 min. 1995. New. $35.00 [Order]

(BOSTON A18363)
BOSTON. Institute of Contemporary Art. Eight Artists: Recent Work. 20 pp., 8 full-page b&w illus. Text on each artist. Includes: Ellen Banks (African American abstractionist), Joseph Barbieri, Jared Fitzgerald, Dan Gibbons, Scott Miller, Karen Moss, Ellen Rothenberg, Clara Wainwright. Small sq. 4to, stapled wraps. 1975. About fine (tiny dent). $9.50 [Order]

(BOSTON A12982)
BOSTON. Institute of Contemporary Art. Enterprise: Venture and Process in Contemporary Art (Video). Features a selection of contemporary artists who cirumvent traditional methods of art production and who explore new strategies of presentation. Includes:Vanessa Beecroft (Italy), Liam Gillick (England), Henrietta Lehtonen (Finland), Fabrice Hybert (France), Eran Schaerf (Israel), Rirkrit Tiravanija (Thailand), and Pae White (USA). A video accompaniment to the exhibition held at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. Branka Bogdanov, Director and producer. NTSC-VHS 20 min. Boston, Institute of Contemporary Art, 1997. New. $30.00 [Order]

(BOSTON A18776)
BOSTON. Institute of Contemporary Art. Inside the Visible: an elliptical traverse of 20th century art, in, of, and from the feminine. 495 pp., richly illus. in color and b&w., texts by major critics, biog. notes. Curated and ed. by Catherine de Zegher. One of the more important and idiosyncratic feminist exhibitions of the decade. Over 30 women of different backgrounds; unknown artists paired with artists of the 1930s-40s, 60s-70s and 90s. Incl: Louise Bourgeois, Claude Cahun, Emily Carr, Cha, Clark, Hanne Darboven, Dujourie, Ellen Gallagher, Mona Hatoum, Eva Hesse, Hiller, Hannah Hoch, Ana Mendieta, Charlotte Salomon, Nancy Spero, Sophie Tauber-Arp, et al. Large stout 4to, wraps (as issued.) The first edition, printed in Belgium. Cambridge, MIT Press, 1996. Near fine (light spine crease, short corner tip crease last 4 leaves, else very nice tight clean copy). $200.00 [Order]

(BOSTON A12979)
BOSTON. Institute of Contemporary Art. Let Freedom Ring (Video). A video documentation of four contemporary public art works on the themes of freedom and tyranny created at four historic sites along Boston's freedom trail by Krzysztof Wodiczko, Jim Hodges, Mildred Howard, and Barbara Steinman. Includes interviews with the artists and views of the completed installations commissioned by the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. Branka Bogdanov, Director and producer. NTSC-VHS 20 min. Boston, Institute of Contemporary Art, 1998. New. $30.00 [Order]

(BOSTON A11956)
BOSTON. Institute of Contemporary Art. Milena Dopitova in Context: Marnie Cardozo, Ellen Gallagher, Lillian Hsu-Flanders, Annette Lemieux, Denise Marika, Ellen Rothenberg. Unpag. (20 pp.) exhib. cat., 17 b&w illus. An exhibition created in collaboration with six American women artists during Dopitova's two-month visiting artist residency in Boston. Curated by Milena Kalinovska. Texts include discussion between Kalinovska and Robert Gardner, and statements by five of the seven artists. Sq. 8vo, pictorial wraps. 1994. Fine. $8.50 [Order]

(BOSTON A19845)
BOSTON. Institute of Modern Art. Eight by Eight: American Abstract Painting Since 1940. Unpag. (19 pp.) exhib. cat., 8 b&w illus. (one for each artist), checklist of 64 works with prices for the 16 works by Gallatin and Mason neatly written in ink under each work in the checklist. Intro. by George L.K. Morris. The eight artists in the show are: Ilya Bolotowsky, Suzy Frelinghuysen, A.E. Gallatin, Alice Trumbull Mason, George L.K. Morris, Ad Reinhardt (as A.D.F. Reinhardt), Charles G. Shaw, and Esphyr Slobodkina. Uncommon. 12mo, tan paper stapled wraps, lettered in brown. First ed. April 11-28, 1945. Near fine. (Brief area of rubbing from former owner name erasure at upper corner of front cover, else crisp bright copy.) $22.50 [Order]

(BRONXVILLE A13261)
BRONXVILLE. Hillwood Art Museum. Egyptomania. 56 pp. exhib. cat., 34 color and b&w illus., checklist of 173 objects from advertisements to cartoons, cigarette tins, sheet music and contemporary art. Text by curator Bob Brier. 10 contemporary artists (including 3 African American artists): Terry Adkins, Barton Benes, Jack Bolen, John Digby, Margo Herr, Noah Jemison, Dorothea Rockburne, Judith Shea, Vincent D. Smith, Adrian Wortzel. Scarce publication. 4to, wraps. First ed. June 12-July 24, 1992. Fine. $90.00 [Order]

(BROOKVILLE A13355)
BROOKVILLE. Hillwood Art Museum. Original Sin. 48 pp. exhib. cat., 43 illus., 4 in color, biog. and exhib. notes on each artist, notes. Text by Cassandra Langer on cultural projections of the female body; curated by Mary Ann Wadden. 43 artists, mostly New York area women, including: Andrea Arroyo, Katie Seiden, Pura Cruz, Annette Cyr, Ida Applebroog, Mary Beth Edelson, Michelle Grabner, Miriam Hernandez, Cindy Sherman, Nancy Spero, Lorna Simpson, Kn Thurlbeck, Hannah Wilke, et al. Large sq. 8vo, wraps. First ed. 1991. Fine. $35.00 [Order]

(BRUXELLES A19830)
BRUXELLES. Musee d'Art Moderne. Tendances surrealistes en Belgique. Unpag. (58 pp.) exhib. cat., 20 b&w illus. and photos, checklist of 84 works and documents by 26 artists from Rene Magritte, Paul Delvaux, Lefrancq to Pierre Alechinsky, Dotremont, Ubac, Pol Bury, Maxime van de Woestyne, Rachel Baes, Suzanne van Damme. Useful reference with extensive introductory text by Gisele Ollinger-Zinque. In French. 8vo, wraps., die-cut cover over red paper. First ed. 1970. Near fine. $20.00 [Order]

(Callaloo A12125)
Rowell, Charles H., ed. Callaloo: A Journal of Afro-American and African Arts and Letters Vol. 12, No. 4 (1990). This issue includes art by sculptor BARBARA WARD (7 b&w illus. and color cover plate); interview with Ward by Veve Clark. 8vo, wraps. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990. Fine. $12.00 [Order]

(CAMBRIDGE A17422)
CAMBRIDGE. MIT Hayden Gallery and List Visual Arts Center. Corporal Politics. 72 pp. exhib. cat., 6 b&w illus., 21 color plates, exhib. checklist, artists' biographies. Essays by D. Hall, T. Laqueur, H. Posner. Includes work by Louise Bourgeois, Annette Messager, Rona Pondick, Kiki Smith, David Wojnarowicz Robert Gober, et al. 4to, wraps. First ed. 1992. New. $16.00 [Order]

(CARACAS A16781)
CARACAS. Museo de Bellas Artes. La Decada Prodigiosa: el arte venezolano en los anos '60. 99 pp., color and b&w illus. for each artist, biogs., exhibs., colls., checklist of 107 works. Historical introduction by Maria Elena Ramos; important scholarly resource on modern Venezualan art of the 1960s by Federica Palomero. In Spanish. Artists include: Francisco Narvaez, Angel Hurtado, Alejandro Otero, Carlos Cruz Diez, Jesus Soto, Humberto Jaimes Sanchez, Regulo Perez, Carlos Poveda, Lucy Pirela, Gego, Gerd Leufert, Carlos Contramaestre, Fernando Irazabal, Antonio Moya, Jose Maria Cruxent, Gabriel Morera, Mercedes Pardo, Luisa Richter, Mario Abreu, Miguel van Dangel, Jacobo Borges, Alirio Rodriguez, Alirio Palacios, Carlos Hernandez Guerra, Carlos Gonzalez Bogen, Jose Antonio Davila, Oswaldo Vigas, Manuel Quintana Castillo, Harry Abend, Pedro Briceno, Victor Valera, Lia Bermudez, and others. Uncommon. 4to, wraps. Die-cut jacket with pictorial window panel. July-August, 1995. Fine. $75.00 [Order]

(CARACAS A19960)
CARACAS. Museo de Bellas Artes. Uno, Dos, Tres, Cuatro: Wenemoser, Fuenmayor, Obregon, Sosa. 77 pp. exhib. cat., 14 color plates, approx. 140 b&w illus., detailed chronol., exhibs. bibliog. for each artist. Text by Rina Carvajal, Jose Ignacio Herrera. The four artists - Alfred Wenemoser (b.1954), Hector Fuenmayor (b.1949), Roberto Obregon (b.1946), and Antonietta Sosa (b.1949) - are major contemporary Venezuelan artists. The text and illustrations cover the full span of their careers. Primarily installation and performance work involving sculpture, drawing, photography, and video. 4to, wraps. October 10-November 24, 1991. Fine. $40.00 [Order]

(CARROLL A9837)
CARROLL, PATTY and JAMES YOOD. Spirited Visions: Portraits of Chicago Artists. Unpag. (approx. 100 pp.), over 80 color plates, with commentary on each artist. 16 contemporary women artists included. 4to, cloth, d.j. First ed. Urbana, Univ. of Illinois, 1991. As new. (Pub. at $50.00). $25.00 [Order]

(CAWS A12845)
CAWS, MARY ANN. The Surrealist Look: An Erotics of Encounter. xxi, 344 pp., numerous b&w illus., notes, index. Chapters focus on Breton, Claude Cahun, DorotheaTanning, Man Ray, Artaud, et al. Sq. 8vo, cloth, d.j. First ed. Cambridge, MIT Press, 1997. As new. $26.00 [Order]

(CHADWICK A8165)
CHADWICK, WHITNEY. Women Artists and the Surrealist Movement. 256 pp., 200 b&w illus., 20 color plates, biog. notes, bibliog., list of illus., index. Discusses the work of Agar, Carrington, Fini, Oppenheim, Sage, Tanning and Toyen, as well as the contributions of Valentine Hugo, Nusch Eluard, and Gala Dali. The standard survey. 4to, cloth, d.j. First U.S. ed. Boston, Little Brown (NYGS), 1985. Fine/About fine. $55.00 [Order]

(CHAMBERS, B A15055)
CHAMBERS, BRUCE W. Art and Artists of the South: The Robert P. Coggins Collection. x, 148 pp., 106 nice quality color illus., bibliog., extensive collection reference with detailed info. on individual artists. Foreword by Nina Parris. Artists include: Henry Ossawa Tanner, Bill Traylor, Nell Choate, Sister Agnes Berchmans, Charles Shannon, Pamela Ravenel, William O. Golding, Thomas A. Richards, William C. A. Frerichs, Edwin A. Forbes, William G. Gaul, Thure De Thulstrup, Xanthus R. Smith, Enoch Wood Perry, John B. Irving, Nicola Marschall, Lucien W. Powell, William A. Walker, Harry Roseland, Lyell E. Carr, H.T. West, Willie M. Chambers, George Higgins, Johannes A. S. Oertel, Herman Herzog, George Meeker, Thomas Wightman, George Sully, Thomas Richards, John Mooney, Rosetta Raulston Rivers, George Viavant, Conrad Chapman, William P. Silva, Charles Naegele, and more. 4to, cloth, d.j. Second printing. University of South Carolina Press 1984. Fine/Fine. $10.00 [Order]

(CHARLES A10528)
CHARLES, MLLE. MARGUERITE. La Femme Dessinateur. Traite d'enseignement pratique de dessin Industriel. 240 pp., over 200 in-text illus. and plates, index. A remarkable book that is both a practical studio instruction text and a sociological document of the kinds of employment that women artists, who were trained in the decorative arts, could expect to find within the larger world of art production in Paris at the turn of the century. Separate chapters deal with illustration, fabric design, wallpaper design, jewelry design, painting on glass, ceramics, metal, etc. Text in French. Small stout 4to, grey cloth with stamped black lettering and striking pictorial image of a woman artist disseminating her work. First ed. Paris, Societé d'Edition et de Publications / Felix Jouven, 1908. Near-fine crisp lovely copy. $300.00 [Order]
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(CHARLOTTE A19907)
CHARLOTTE. Spirit Square Center for Arts and Education. Japan: the nature of now. 46 pp., approx. 30 b&w and color illus., photo, biog., exhibs., colls., awards for each artist. Texts by Peter Grilli, Dana Friis-Hansen, David Mura, Alan Prokop and Aida Saul, substantial texts by each artist. Curated by Akifumi Doi. Artists included: Christine Yuki Aono, Rioji Arai, Shinta Cho, Kaoru Hirabayashi, Yosuke Inoue, Miyaki Ishiuchi, Hideo Ito, Reika Iwami, Osamu Kanemura, Ken Katayama, Etsuko Kibai, Yoshio Kitayama, Kuukuu, Naoko Matsubara, Tom Nakashima, Toko Shinoda, Koji Suzuki, Toshiko Takaezu, Shigeru Tamura, Gaho Taniguchi, Ayako Ueki. 4to, wraps. September-December, 1994. Fine new copy. $17.00 [Order]

(COLLEGE PARK A15907)
COLLEGE PARK. University of Maryland Art Gallery. SOURCES: Multicultural Influences on Contemporary African American Sculptors. Exhibition of 5 sculptors: John T. Scott, Martha Jackson-Jarvis, Denise Ward-Brown, Joyce J. Scott, Melvin E. Edwards. 16 pp. exhib. cat., 5 color plates, 5 b&w photos, exhib. checklist of 26 works, biogs., exhibs., awards and interview with each artist. Curated by Stephanie E. Pogue; the interviews with artists are by Pogue, Tritobia H. Benjamin, David C. Driskell, Curtia James, Robert L. Hall. 8vo, wraps. First ed. February 2-April 11, 1994. Fine. $20.00 [Order]

(COLLINS A5948)
COLLINS, JIM and GLENN B. OPITZ. Women Artists in America: 18th Century to the Present. Unpaginated (over 800 pp.), b&w illus., short biographies, organized alphabetically. Important reference work. Stout 8vo, cloth, d.j. Rev. and enlarged ed. Poughkeepsie, Apollo, 1980. As new. $85.00 [Order]

(COLUMBIA A18554)
COLUMBIA. McKissick Museum, University of South Carolina. Row upon Row: Sea Grass Baskets of the South Carolina lowcountry. 72 pp., approx. 120 b&w illus., extensive research bibliography. Text by Dale Rosengarten. The most substantial text on the history and current production of coiled seagrass basketry, one of the major American crafts bridging African and contemporary African American art practices. 4to, wraps. Revised ed. 1994. Fine. $15.00 [Order]

(CONNOR A17551)
CONNOR, CELESTE. Democratic Visions: Art and Theory of the Stieglitz Circle, 1924-1934. xvi, 236 pp., 58 b&w illus., notes, bibliog., index. Includes: Charles Demuth, Arthur Dove, Marsden Hartley, John Marin, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Paul Strand Small 4to, cloth, d.j. First ed. Berkeley, University of California Press, 2001. As new. (Pub. at $45.00). $25.00 [Order]

(COTTINGHAM AV1001)
COTTINGHAM, LAURA. Not For Sale: Feminism and Art in the USA during the 1970s. This 90 minute "video essay" represents the first video work by New York feminist art critic Laura Cottingham. Featuring over 100 artists, in all media, but especially video and performance art, collaboration pieces and feminist political art installations. Contains images and footage drawn from the personal archives of artists active in the Feminist Art Movement during the 70s that will be completely new to even the most sophisticated viewer. Edited by Sally Sasso and by filmmaker Leslie Singer. Music by Yoko Ono. VHS-NTSC video format. (VHS-PAL also available at $US600.00.) Other archival formats also available. For full details please see our website at www.artextbooks.com. New York, Hawkeye Productions, 1998. Sold with full public performance rights. $500.00 [Order]

(COTTINGHAM A17115)
COTTINGHAM, LAURA. Seeing Through the Seventies: Essays on Feminism and Art. x, 213 pp. A gathering of nine texts on topics such as the work of art critic Lucy Lippard, the construction of lesbian history, photographer Claude Cahun, the controversial Bad Girls exhibitions of the '90s, Judy Chicago's Dinner Party, and the L.A. women's art movement of the 1970s. A gathering of new unpublished material and seminal essays that originally appeared in now hard-to-find publications throughout the past decade. This book establishes Cottingham's reputation as a significant critic on the current international cultural scene as well as one of a handful of third-generation feminist art writers willing to tackle the ongoing erasure of lesbian cultural history. Already out-of-print. 8vo, wraps. First simultaneous paperback ed. Amsterdam, G+B Arts, 2000. Mint, still in shrinkwrap. $25.00 [Order]

(CRUZ-TAURA A16759)
CRUZ-TAURA, GRACIELA, et al. Outside Cuba/Fuera de Cuba: Contemporary Cuban Visual Artists. 366 pp., hundreds of color and b&w illus., biogs., exhibs., colls. for each artist, bibliog. About six women artists included. Texts by Graciela Cruz-Taura, Ileana Fuentes-Perez, and Ricardo Pau-Llosa. In English and Spanish. Sq. 4to, cloth, d.j. New Brunswick, Rutgers University Press, 1988. Near fine, in near fine dustjacket $70.00 [Order]

(DAKAR A18933)
DAKAR. First World Festival of Negro Arts. Dix Artistes Negres Des Etats-Unis/Ten Negro Artists from the United States [with Lois Mailou Jones bookplate]. 36 pp. exhib. catalogue, frontis. poem by Romare Bearden, 10 photos of artists, 10 b&w illus. of artwork, checklist of 21 works, additional photo of artist Joseph Lawe who designed the catalogue, biogs. of all artists. Text in French and English by Hale Woodruff. Artists included: Barbara Chase, Emilio Cruz, Sam Gilliam, Richard Hunt, Jacob Lawrence, William Majors, Norma Morgan, Robert Reid, Charles White, Todd Williams. [This copy from the estate of Lois Mailou Jones, with her bookplate neatly tipped to verso of front cover.] Sq. 8vo, silkscreened pictorial card wraps. First ed. 1966. Fine. $225.00 [Order]

(DALLAS A14328)
DALLAS. Dallas Museum of Art. Images of Mexico: The Contribution of Mexico to 20th Century Art. 442 pp., full-page color illus., chronol., biogs. Ed. by Erika Billeter; texts by 16 historians. Includes: Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, Siqueiros, Orozco, Tamayo, Martinez, Izquierdo, Gerzso, and many others. 4to, wraps. 1987. V.G.+ (brief inscription to former owner, else near fine crisp bright copy). $42.00 [Order]

(DAY, HOLLIDAY A19383)
DAY, HOLLIDAY T. and HOLLISTER STURGES. Art of the Fantastic: Latin America, 1920-1987. 302 pp., color and b&w illus. Intro. by Edward Lucie-Smith; text by Day, Sturges, et al. A blockbuster exhibition of 110 paintings and 20 sculptures drawn from numerous private collections and museums in Mexico and South America. The scarce hardcover in lovely condition. 4to, cloth, d.j. Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1987. Fine, in fine d.j. $120.00 [Order]

(DUISBERG A13089)
DUISBERG. Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum. Jan Ambruz, Ulrike Kessl, Susanne Windelen. 93 (1) pp. exhib. cat., 53 illus. (including 21 full-page color plates), biog., exhibs. and bibliog. for each artist. Texts by Cestmir Lang and Renate Heidt Heller. In German. Three contemporary avant-garde German sculptors, working in different media and at different points on the contemporary spectrum. Small 4to, wraps. 1993. As new. $17.50 [Order]

(DUISBERG A8922)
DUISBERG. Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum. Katalanische Skulptur im 20 Jahrhundert. 195 pp., approx. 100 illus. in b&w and color, biogs., chronols. and photos of each artist. 6 texts by M. L. Borres, F. Miralles, R. Heller, T. Blanch, P. Parcerisas. 19 artists represented (including two women): Susana Solano, Elisa Arimany, Gargallo, Picasso, Miro, Dali, Gonzalez, Cristofol, Brossa, Tapies, Villelia, et al. In German (texts and titles also in Catalan). Small sq. 4to, wraps. 1994. V.G.+ (Covers lightly scuffed). $25.00 [Order]

(DURHAM A19579)
DURHAM (NC). NCCU Art Museum, North Carolina Central University. Contemporary Ceramics 1999. 20 pp. exhib. cat., color illus., brief bio. and artist's statement by each artist. Intro. by Pepper Fluke. Group exhibition of 19 artists. Included: Larry Allen, Kimmy Cantrell, Willis Bing Davis, Wynton and Rosa Eugene, Gerry Lang, David MacDonald, Barbara Madden-Swain, Sammie Nicely, Yvonne Edwards Tucker, Sana Musasama, Mary Ella Owens, Winnie Owens-Hart, Clifton Pearson, Reginald Pointer, Gwen Redfern, Janathel Shaw, Charles Smith, Paul Wandless. [Traveled to Designer Craftsmen, Columbus, OH.] Sq. 8vo, stapled wraps. First ed. October 31-December 7, 1999. Fine. $18.50 [Order]

(DURHAM A19568)
DURHAM (NC). NCCU Art Museum, North Carolina Central University. Reconnecting Roots: The Silver Anniversary Alumni Invitational. 24 pp. exhib. cat., 17 color illus., 3 b&w plus a few text photos, brief biogs., exhib. checklist. Text by Kenneth G. Rodgers, statements by some of the artists. Group exhibition. Included: Kermit Bailey, Ernie Barnes, James Biggers, Mabel C. Bullock, William A. Cooper, Walter Davis, Pamela E. Ferguson, Robert Graham, Ivery Hayes, sculptor Jack Johnson, Winston Kennedy, Joseph A. Maynard, Beverly McIver, George E. Mitchell, John Mitchell, Willie Nash, James E. Newton, Mercedes Thompson, Chester Williams. 4to, wraps. First ed. October 25-December 7, 1997. Fine. $15.00 [Order]

(FARWELL A2479)
FARWELL, BEATRICE. French Popular Lithographic Imagery 1815-1870. Vol. 6: Piety and the Family. 90 pp. Text, catalog of items, index of artists, bibliog., 5 microfiches with 427 images in b&w. 8vo, laminated cloth. Univ. of Chicago, 1987. Negligible scuffing, else fine. (Pub. at $75.00). $30.00 [Order]

(FAUST A8806)
FAUST, WOLFGANG MAX, et al. Art Today in the Federal Republic of Germany. 114 pp., 123 illus. (approx. half in color), bibliog. 8 major critical articles on all aspects of contemporary German art (painting, sculpture, installation, performance art, photography, environmental art, design, etc.) by Wolfgang Max Faust, Dietrich Mahlow, Stephan von Wiese, Andreas Franzke, Klaus Honnef, Wulf Herzogenrath, Jurgen Claus, Klaus-Jurgen Sembach. Excellent overview. 4to, wraps. First ed. Bonn, Inter Nationes, 1988. Rem mark lower edge, else fine. $30.00 [Order]

(Feminist Art Journal A14187)
Nemser, Cindy, ed. Feminist Art Journal Vol. 5, no. 1 (Spring 1976). Article on medieval women artists; interviews with Isabel Bishop, Lynn Miller; article on women architects in Cambridge, MA; and brief article on women artists of the Depression decade (Minna Citron, Lucienne Bloch, Elizabeth Olds, Rosalind Bengelsdorf, Doris Lee, Carlotta Scaravaglione.) 4to, wraps. 1976. V.G.+ clean bright copy with short dent upper corner tip. $19.50 [Order]

(FULLER A9804)
FULLER, SOPHIE. The Pandora Guide to Women Composers: Britain and the United States, 1629-Present. 368 pp., illus., chronol., bibliog., list of resource centres. The text discusses 103 composers, organized alphabetically, with 2-5 pages about each. Excellent survey. 8vo, cloth, d.j. First ed. London, Pandora, 1994. Fine/Fine. (Pub. at $50.) $20.00 [Order]

(FULLERTON A6666)
FULLERTON. Muckenthaler Cultural Center. The Woman Artist in the American West, 1860-1960. 70 pp., 56 illus., 10 in color, biogs. of 56 artists. Text by Phil Kovinick. Nice reference to many lesser-known women painters and sculptors who chronicled the West alongside their better-known male colleagues. 4to, wraps. 1976. Fine. $32.00 [Order]

(GARBER A13711)
GARBER, MARJORIE. Vested Interests: Cross-Dressing and Cultural Anxiety. xiii, 443 pp., approx. 90 illus., 10 in color, notes, index. Important scholarly study of transvestism in art and culture, ranging from Peter Pan to fetish envy. Includes a chapter on black performers from Josephine Baker to Michael Jackson. Small 4to, cloth, d.j. First ed. New York, Routledge, 1992. Fine/Fine. $27.50 [Order]

(GENEVA A17766)
GENEVA. Palais de l'Athenee. environ 27 ans (peut-etre un peu plus): pratiques artistiques et feminismes. 152 pp. approx. 125 b&w text illus. Interviews with Martha Rosler, Renee Green, Ursula Biemann, Laura Cottingham, Ute Meta Bauer, Julie Ault, Sylvia Kafehsy, Gulsun Karamustafa. Excerpts from landmark feminist texts. Dual lang. text in French and English. Un projet de Martine Anderfuhren, Pauline Boudry et Anne-Julie Raccoursier. Uncommon and important publication on feminist art. Sq. 8vo, wraps. First ed. Genčve, 1997. Fine. $50.00 [Order]

(GILLETT A4919)
GILLETT, PAULA. The Victorian Painter's World. 299 pp., 35 b&w illus., 8 color plates, notes, index. Important chapter on the position of women artists such as Lady Elizabeth Thomson Butler, Louisa Starr, and the politics of professionalism and mid-late 19th century art exhibits. 8vo, cloth, d.j. Gloucester, Alan Sutton, 1990. Fine/Fine, with errata pasted in on front pastedown. $25.00 [Order]

(Goetz, Ingvild A18723)
Goetz, Ingvild and Christiane Meyer-Stoll, eds.. Art from the UK: Angela Bulloch, Willie Doherty, Tracey Emin, Douglas Gordon, Mona Hatoum, Abigail Lane, Sarah Lucas, Sam Taylor-Wood, Rachel Whiteread. 172 pp., color and b&w illus., interviews with artists. In English and German. Published to accompany an exhibition at the Sammlung Goetz. 8vo, orange cloth. No d.j. (as issued.) Munich, Sammlung Goetz, 2001. Mint (still in shrink wrap). $40.00 [Order]

(HALL, JULIE A5860)
HALL, JULIE. Tradition and Change: The New American Craftsman. 192 pp., 233 illus., 47 in color, bibliog., index. Good reference work and interesting survey of both production and non-production crafts, including funk craft artists of the 60's, traditional ethnic crafts, installation work, monumental public commissions. 115 artists represented. More than 35 women represented including: Anni Albers, Lia Cook, Trude Guermanprez, Margie Hughto, Lillian Elliott, Karen Breschi, Pat Oleszko, Deborah E. Rapoport, Lenore Tawney, et al. 4to, cloth, d.j. First ed. New York, E. P. Dutton, 1977. Fine/About fine. $22.00 [Order]

(HANOVER A19954)
HANOVER. Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College. Looking for America: Prints of Rural Life from the 1930s and 1940s. 12 pp. exhib. cat., 12 b&w illus., checklist of 65 works by 32 artists. Text by Barbara J. MacAdam. An interesting selection of work. Includes: James E. Allen, Thomas Hart Benton, Aaron Bohrod, Asa Cheffetz, John E. Costigan, John Rogers Cox, John Steuart Curry, John De Martelly, Steven Dohanos, Helen Farr, Wanda Gag, Alexandre Hogue, Joe Jones, Doris Lee, Clare Leighton, Thomas W. Nason, Sanford Ross, Herbert Waters, Grant Wood, and many others. 4to, wraps. December 3, 1994-March 5, 1995. Fine. $17.00 [Order]

(HASSAN A19452)
HASSAN, SALAH, ed. Gendered Visions: The Art of Contemporary Africana Women Artists. 109 pp., 36 illus. (8 in color), list of illus.Two general essays on issues and six essays on individual artists: Elisabeth T. Atnafu (Ethiopian painter and installation artist), Xenobia Bailey (U.S. fiber and mixed media artist), Renee Cox (Jamaican photographer), Houria Niata (Algerian painter and installation artist), Angele E. Essamba (Camaroon photographer), Etiye Dimma Poulsen (Ethiopian sculptor). 4to, laminated papered boards (hardcover). No dustjacket - as issued. Trenton, Africa World Press, 1997. New. $35.00 [Order]

(HELLER A14916)
HELLER, JULES and NANCY G. HELLER, eds. North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century: A Biographical Dictionary. xxii, 612 pp., b&w illus., index. A useful resource that contributes substantial additional information to the reference literature on women artists. Large stout 4to, wraps. New York and London, Garland Reference Library for the Humanities 1219, 1995. Near fine (front cover crease). $40.00 [Order]

(HOLLOWAY A14826)
HOLLOWAY, KARLA F.C.. Moorings and Metaphors: Figures of Culture and Gender in Black Women's Literature. x (2), 218 pp., notes, index. Includes both African American and West African writers: Gloria Naylor, Alice Walker, Ama Ata Aidoo, Ntozake Shange, Buchi Emecheta, Octavia Butler, Efua Sutherland, Gayl Jones, Toni Morrison, Flora Nwapa. 8vo, wraps. New Brunswick, Rutgers Univ. Press, 1992. New. $12.50 [Order]

(HOLMES-EBER A17401)
HOLMES-EBER, PAULA. Daughters of Tunis: Women, Family and Networks in a Muslim City. xxii, map, 166, appendices, bibliog., index. 8vo, wraps. Boulder, Westview Press, 2003. As new. $25.00 [Order]

(HONG KONG A12410)
HONG KONG. Hong Kong Arts Centre. A State of Transition: Contemporary Painting from Shanghai. Unpag. (49 pp.) exhib. cat., illus. with photo, color plate and biog. For each artist. Texts by Tao Ho and Joan Lebold Cohen. Includes: Li Shan, Wang Dalin, Hong Jijie, Xia Baoyuan, Zhang Jianjun, Chen Jialing, Han Tianheng, Zhang Jiemin, Li Hou, Leng Hong, Liu Jian, Mao Guolun, Yang Zhengxin, Zhang Guiming. Dual lang. In Cantonese/English. Large sq. 8vo, wraps. 1987. About fine clean bright copy. $27.50 [Order]

(HOUSTON A6859)
HOUSTON. Contemporary Arts Museum. The Americans: The Landscape. 44 pp. exhib. cat., 10 color plates, 20 b&w illus., checklist of 32 works, biog. notes, exhibs., bibliog. Text by Linda Cathcart. Includes: Charles Arnoldi, Rackstraw Downes, David Hare, Michael Heizer, Bryan Hunt, Robert Lobe, Agnes Martin, Catherine Murphy, Edward Ruscha, and Donald Sultan. A groundbreaking exhibition on a broad range of contemporary artists’ reinterpretations of the landscape tradition in art. Uncommon. 4to, stapled wraps. Ed. of 2000. April 4-May 31, 1981. Fine. $65.00 [Order]

(HOUSTON A15763)
HOUSTON. Museum of Fine Arts. Women and their Work. Intimate Lives. work by 10 contemporary Latina Artists. 68 pp., color and b&w illus., biogs. Curated by Kathy Vargas. Artists include: Arismendi, Brito, Castagliola, Grez, Hernandez, Lockpez, Medin, Robles M., Vater, Velarde. Sq. 8vo, wraps. First ed. 1993. Near fine. $45.00 [Order]

(HUNTINGTON BEACH A16440)
HUNTINGTON BEACH (CA). Huntington Beach Art Center. SUSAN HORNBEAK-ORTIZ: Thirst / BARBARA BENISH: Sandcastles. 60 pp., color and b&w illus., biogs., exhibs. Single exhibition catalogue covering two separate solo exhibitions. Curated and texts by Maggi Owens and Eleanor Heartney. Oblong 4to, wraps. First ed. February 7-April 4, 1999. As new. $25.00 [Order]

(INDIANAPOLIS A6335)
INDIANAPOLIS. Museum of Art. Views From Jade Terrace: Chinese Women Artists 1300-1912. 231 pp., 202 illus., 95 in color, bibliog., index of terms, chronol., addit. Chinese text of catalogue, else in English. Four scholarly articles, over 40 artists represented. 4to, cloth, d.j. 1988. Fine, in near-fine d.j. (rear panel faintly scuffed). $40.00 [Order]

(ISAAK A15926)
ISAAK, JO ANNA, et al. Looking Forward, Looking Black. 48 pp. catalogue for traveling exhibition, approx. 20 illus., including 20 color plates (incl. cover plates), notes on contributors. Texts by Emma Amos, Marilyn Jimenez, Heather Sealy Lineberry, Rob Perree, Ingrid Schaffner, Christina Elizabeth Sharpe, Peter Williams. Artists discussed include Kara Walker and many other Black women artists. Important recent exhibition. 4to, pictorial wraps. First ed. Hobart and William Smith Colleges Press, 1999. Fine. $32.50 [Order]

(JACOB, MARY JANE A19403)
JACOB, MARY JANE, ed. Places with a Past: New Site-Specific Art at Charleston's Spoleto Festival. 192 pp., color illus. Includes work by: Christian Boltanski, Chris Burden, James Coleman, Houston Conwill, Kate Ericson and Mel Ziegler, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Antony Gormley, Ann Hamilton, David Hammons, Ronald Jones, Liz Magor, Elizabeth Newman, Joyce Scott, Cindy Sherman, Lorna Simpson, et al. 4to, maroon cloth, d.j. New York, Rizzoli, 1991. Fine/Near fine (crinkling at upper spine edge of d.j.). $55.00 [Order]

(JAGUER A12087)
JAGUER, EDOUARD and JEAN-JACQUES LEBEL. After Duchamp. 168 pp. exhib. cat., illus. in color and b&w with transparent photo overlays throughout, list of works. Exhibition of 69 artists working in the tradition of, or creating a work in tribute to Duchamp: Alechinsky, Arman, Baj, Anne Baxter, Bellmer, Camille Bryen, Pol Bury, Ernst, Louise Lawler, Alice Hutchins, Hausmann, Sabine Jahn, Matta, Man Ray, Hans Richter, Dorothea Tanning, Vautier, and many others. An exceptionally interesting show. Small sq. 4to, spiral bound printed papered card covers. Ed. of 2000. Paris: Galerie 1990/2000, 1991. Near-fine. $55.00 [Order]

(JEFFERSON CITY A19177)
JEFFERSON CITY (MO). Richardson Fine Arts Center, Lincoln University. First Annual Exhibit of Paintings, Sculpture and Prints by Members of the National Conference of Artists. 4 pp. The first organizational meeting of The National Conference of Artists met at Atlanta University in 1959. Founding members included: Margaret Burroughs, Jack Jordan and James D. Parks. Three years later they were able to assemble this first historic exhibition. Artists include: Margaret Burroughs, Jack Jordan, James D. Parks, Harper T. Phillips, William Johnson, Lois Mailou Jones, et al. Scarce. 8vo, folded sheet, printed on both sides. April 1962. Near fine. $180.00 [Order]

(JONES, A A10209)
JONES, AMELIA, ed. Sexual Politics: Judy Chicago's Dinner Party in Feminist Art History. 265 pp. exhib. cat., 157 illus. by 57 artists, over 30 color plates, exhib. checklist of 100 works, extensive chronol., index. Texts by Laura Cottingham, Amelia Jones, Susan Kandel, A. Kubitza, Laura Meyer, Nancy Ring. The most controversial women's art show of 1996, this text records the lasting effects of the feminist art collaborations of the '70s and celebrates the ongoing work of feminist art making. Includes many women of color. 4to, stiff wraps. Berkeley, Univ. of California Press, 1996. As new. $75.00 [Order]

(KATONAH A16841)
KATONAH. Katonah Museum of Art. Re/righting History Counternarratives By Contemporary African-American Artists. 36 pp. exhib. cat., 20 full page color plates (including cover plate) 11 b&w illus., notes. Curated by Barbara Bloemink; text by Lisa Gail Collins. Artists include: Emma Amos, Camille Billops, Beverly Buchanan, Michael Ray Charles, Willie Cole, Robert Colescott, Tony Gray, Kerry James Marshall, David McGee, Lorraine O'Grady, Adrian Piper, Faith Ringgold, Lezley Saar, Joyce Scott, Lorna Simpson, Kara Walker, Carrie Mae Weems, Pat Ward Williams, Deborah Willis. 4to, pictorial stiff wraps. First ed. 1999. As new. $22.50 [Order]

(KELLEHER A10032)
KELLEHER, MICHAEL D. and C. L. Murder Most Rare: The Female Serial Killer. xii, 213 pp., appendices, bibliog., index. Cultural criminology. 8vo, cloth, d.j. Westport, Praeger, 1998. Fine/Fine. As new. $17.50 [Order]

(KEMP A14115)
KEMP, KATHY and KEITH BOYER. Revelations: Alabama's Visionary Folk Artists. 224 pp., over 125 full-page high quality color plates, b&w photos of artists. Profiles of 31 artists including: Thornton Dial, WIlliam Dawson, Bill Traylor, Mose Tolliver, Benjamin Perkins, Sister Gertrude Morgan, Charlie Lucas, Nora Ezell, Annie Lucas, Woodie Long, Jewell Starday, David Chesley Harris, Jimmie Lee Sudduth, Lonnie Bradley Holley, Mary Whitfield, Yvonne Wells, Willie Leroy Elliott, Jr. and others. Intro. by Gail Trechsel. More than half of the artists included are African American. Beautiful book and important reference. Large sq. 4to, cloth, d.j. First ed. Birmingham, Crane Hill, 1994. As new. $55.00 [Order]

(KING-HAMMOND A17336)
KING-HAMMOND, LESLIE and bell hooks. Gumbo Ya Ya: An Anthology of Contemporary African American Women Artists. xvi, 351 pp., more than 300 illus., 11 in color, photo, biog. and brief critical text for each artist. Essential art reference listing 152 artists. 4to, wraps. First ed. New York, Midmarch Arts Press, 1995. Mint (still in shrinkwrap). $40.00 [Order]

(KLOSS A6495)
KLOSS, WILLIAM. Treasures from the National Museum of American Art. 254 pp., 81 full-page color plates with accompanying text, 89 b&w text illus., index of artists. Primarily paintings from 1860's-1963 with a dozen earlier works. Women artists include Cecilia Beaux, R. Brooks, Cassatt, Maria Oakey Dewing, Frankenthaler, Lundeberg, Lilly Martin Spencer. 4to, cloth, d.j. Washington and London, Smithsonian, 1985. As new. (Pub. at $50.00). $25.00 [Order]

(KNOXVILLE A13229)
KNOXVILLE (TN). Ewing Gallery of Art & Architecture, University of Tennessee. Fact/ Fiction/ Fantasy: Recent Narrative Art in the Southeast. 34 pp. exhib. cat., coloe cover plate, 22 b&w illus., statements by 22 of the artists, text by Don Kurka, checklist of 68 works. Includes: Ned Cartledge, Sydney Cross, Howard Finster, Ke Francis, Linda Adele Goodine, Bessie Harvey, Caroline Jennings, Francie Rich, Russ Warren, Art Yerger, et al. Oblong 4to, pictorial stapled wraps. First ed 1987. Fine. $17.50 [Order]

(KRANE, SUSAN A19292)
KRANE, SUSAN. The Wayward Muse: A Historical Survey of Painting in Buffalo. 207 pp., 15 color plates, 110 b&w illus. plus dozens of text illus., individual biogs. and bibliogs. for each of 110 artists, checklist of 133 works. Texts by Krane and by William H. Gerdts. Important reference. 4to, wraps. Ed. of 2000. 1987. Near fine clean bright tight copy. $40.00 [Order]

(LAKE WORTH A2199)
LAKE WORTH. Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art. Japan Rising. 62 pp. exhib cat., color illus., notes, bibliog. Texts by Midori Matsui, Dominique Nahas, Michael Rush, and Yasufumi Nakamori. 14 contemporary artists including: Noriko Ambe, Keisen Hama, Toru Hayashi, Mika Kato, Hiroshi Kobayashi, Masahiko Kuwahara, Tam Ochiai, Oscar Satio Oiwam Toshie Sakai, Hiroshi Sugito, Kenji Sugiyama, Hisashi Tenmyouya, Ushio Torikai, and Satoshi Watanabe. 4to, pictorial wraps. 2004. Mint (still in shrink wrap). $25.00 [Order]

(LANGER, CASSANDRA A19670)
LANGER, CASSANDRA L. Feminist Art Criticism: An Annotated Bibliography. 291 pp., author index, subject index. Artists are generally not listed so the index is not of much use in this respect. Otherwise a fairly substantial preliminary gathering of published books, exhibition catalogues and articles with excellent general contents summaries. 8vo, cloth. No d.j. (as issued). G.K. Hall & Co., 1993. Mint. $55.00 [Order]

(LAUSANNE A9359)
LAUSANNE. Musee cantonal des Beaux-Arts. La Femme et le Surrealisme. 546 pp., 710 illus., 52 in color. Texts by Erika Billeter, Lourdes Andrade, Else Bulow, Zora Fitting-Trbovic, Edouard Jaguer, Pierre-Andre Lienhard and Jose Pierre. Massive survey and important reference work covering the participation of women in the Surrealist movement. In French. Stout 4to, wraps. First ed. 1987. Fine. $100.00 [Order]

(LEVIN A5367)
LEVIN, GAIL and Marianne Lorenz. Theme and Improvisation: KANDINSKY and the American Avant-Garde 1912-1950. 236 pp., 82 excellent uncommon color plates, 43 b&w illus., notes, exhibs. Important research into the profound influence of Kandinsky on early American modernism coast to coast, not just the usual suspects. Numerous women artists included. Benno, Bisttram, Bloch, Ilya Bolotowsky, Cramer, Diller, Arthur Dove, Katherine Dreier, Werner Drewes, Ferren, Oskar Fischinger, Garman, Arshile Gorky, Grant, Hans Hofmann, Jonson, Norman Lewis, Lumpkins, Alice Trumbell Mason, Knud Merrild, Morris, Georgia O'Keeffe, Pelton, Pierce, Jackson Pollock, Hilla Rebay, Rudhyar, Ralph Scarlett, Schwartz, Seliger, Sennhauser, Stevens, von Wicht, Walker and Walkowitz. 4to, cloth, d.j. Dayton Art Institute and Boston, Bulfinch Press, 1992. Rem. mark lower edge, else fine crisp copy in fine d.j. $45.00 [Order]

(LIPPARD A8906)
LIPPARD, LUCY. Changing: essays in art criticism. 320 pp., approx. 40 b&w illus. Foreword by Gregory Battcock. Cover design by Sol Lewitt. Essays on pop, minimalism, Ernst, Lewitt, Poons, Stella, T. Smith, R. Bladen, Newman, Olitski, public art, & more. 8vo, wraps. First ed. New York, Dutton, 1971. Near-fine bright copy. $25.00 [Order]

(LONDON A19219)
LONDON. Hayward Gallery. Rhapsodies In Black: Music and Words (4-CD Boxed Set). 4 cds plus 100-page booklet filled with poetry, testimonials, and art illus., issued to accompany the exhibition at the Hayward Gallery, London and the Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C. 85 tracks of poetry readings and music by Duke Ellington, James P. Johnson, Bessie Smith, Fletcher Henderson, Alberta Hunter, Ma Rainey, Louis Armstrong, Lonnie Johnson, Fats Waller, Cab Calloway, and Sidney Bechet among many others. Note: This is not the 180 pp. exhibition catalogue that was also published for this show. 4-CD set, plus descriptive catalogue, in laminated pictorial cardboard box. Out of print. 1997. Unopened (in shrink wrap.) $65.00 [Order]

(LONDON A18798)
LONDON. ICA. Bad Girls. 68 pp., 36 illus. (22 in color), notes, biogs., exhibs., bibliogs. for each artists. Texts by Cherry Smyth and Laura Cottingham. Includes Helen Chadwick, Dorothy Cross, Rachel Evans, Nicole Eisenman, Nan Goldin, Sue Williams. The most selective and intelligent of the Bad Girls transgressive art exhibitions of this era. 4to, wraps. 1993. About fine. $45.00 [Order]

(LONDON A10964)
LONDON. Maas Gallery. British Pictures 1840-1940. Unpag. exhib. sales catalogue (approx. 100 pp.), 90 works, beautifullly illus. in color, most in full-page plates. The artists are mostly members of the R.A. and the works are nearly all from the period 1880-1914. Eight women artists included. Price list laid in. Small sq. 4to, pictorial stiff wraps. 1998. Fine. $20.00 [Order]

(LONDON A1039)
LONDON. Marlborough Fine Art. Art in Britain 1930-1940 centred around Axis, Circle, Unit One. 92 pp. exhib. cat., numerous black & white illus., bios., bibliogs., exhibs. for 22 artists from lesser-known artists such as Eileen Ager, Winifred Dacre, to Barbara Hepworth, Paul Nash, Ben Nicholson & Henry Moore. Essay by Herbert Read. Square 4to, stiff wraps. 1965. Spine slightly yellowed, else fine. $17.50 [Order]

(LORENZ A14978)
LORENZ, CLARE. Women in Architecture: a contemporary perspective. 144 pp., 51 color plates, over 150 b&w illus., photo and biog. of 49 architects, bibliog., statistics. Fine reference to the work of international contemporary women architects, with selections from USA, Canada, Colombia, Hong Kong, India, Norway, Sweden, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Britain, Switzerland, Holland, Saudi Arabia, Japan, Nigeria, Kenya, Australia, USSR. Small 4to, wraps. Rizzoli, 1990. About fine. $19.00 [Order]

(LUCIE-SMITH A7825)
LUCIE-SMITH, EDWARD. Race, Sex, and Gender in Contemporary Art. 224 pp., 100 color illus., 15 b&w, notes, bibliog., index. Includes chapters on Afro-American, Afro-Brit., feminist art, Maori and aboriginal art, African and Asian art, and more. Uniquely interesting book. 4to, cloth, d.j. New York, Abrams, 1994. Fine/Fine. (Pub. at $45.00). $30.00 [Order]

(MARSH A5560)
MARSH, JAN. Bloomsbury Women: Distinct Figures in Life and Art. 160 pp., 90 illus., 32 in color including cover color plates, bibliog. Covers Vanessa Bell, Dora Carrington, Vita Sackville-West, Lydia Lopokova, Katherine Mansfield, Frances Partridge, Virginia Woolf, Angelica Garnett. Large 8vo, cloth, d.j. First U.S. ed. New York, Henry Holt, 1996. As new. $30.00 [Order]

(MARSHALL & MAPPLETHORPE A6890)
MARSHALL, RICHARD and ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE. 50 New York Artists: A Critical Selection of Painters and Sculptors working in New York. 118 pp., duotone photos of each artist by Mapplethorpe. Twelve women artists included. Oblong 4to, self-wraps. San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 1986. Fine. $17.00 [Order]

(MASCIA-LEES A10706)
MASCIA-LEES, FRANCES E. and PATRICIA SHARPE, eds. Tattoo, Torture, Mutilation, and Adornment: The Denaturalization of the Body in Culture and Text. 172 pp., bibliog., list of conributors. 8 scholarly texts address the body as a site for cultural inscription; topics range from horror films, tatoos, weeping women, to the postmodern body. 8vo, laminated papered bds. Albany, SUNY Press, 1992. Fine. (Pub. at $59.50). $35.00 [Order]

(MAVOR A10459)
MAVOR, ANNE and CHRISTINE EAGON (photos). Strong Hearts, Inspired Minds: 21 Artists Who are Mothers Tell Their Stories. 255 pp., illus. with photos of these undaunted feminist artists with their offspring. Includes: Martha Wilson, Linda Vallejo, Norie Sato, Hung Liu, Adriene Cruz, Susan Harlan, Cheri Gaulke, Susan Banyas, Diane Torr, Suzanne Styrpejko, and others. Addresses the socially imposed conflicts between art-making and parenthood. A significant addition to the unwritten history of women artists. Oblong 4to, wraps. (as issued.) First ed. Portland, Rowanberry Books, 1996. Fine. SIGNED by author. $24.95 [Order]

(MCMULLAN A7040)
MCMULLAN, JIM and DICK GAUTIER. Actors as Artists. xi, 164 pp. Includes over 75 actors and actresses who paint, sculpt, draw. Color photos of actors and illus. of their work. Includes many surprises. 4to. Deluxe ed. in leather with gilt lettering. Proof copy, signed by author McMullen. Boston and Rutland, Charles E. Tuttle, n.d.. Fine. $45.00 [Order]

(MCQUISTON A11693)
MCQUISTON, LIZ. Suffragettes to She-Devils: Women's Liberation and Beyond. 240 pp., richly illus. throughout in b&w and color, bibliog., chronol., index. Foreword by Germaine Greer Excellent pictorial survey of women's political campaigns for equal rights and the reaction to this effort. 4to, cloth, d.j. First ed. Phaidon, 1997. Fine/About Fine. $45.00 [Order]

(MELHEM A13076)
MELHEM, D. H. Heroism in the New Black Poetry: Introductions and Interviews. viii, 279 pp. Essay and interview with eight contemporary poets: Amiri Baraka, Gwendolyn Brooks, Jayne Cortez, Halki R. Madhubuti, Dudley Randall, Sonia Sanchez. 8vo, 1/4 cloth, d.j. First ed. University Press of Kentucky, 1990. Fine/Fine. $25.00 [Order]

(Montpelier A5527)
MONTPELIER. Colloque les cinqs sens. La Vue. 134 pp. Important publication of feminist colloquium papers on "the gaze" presented on 20-21 January, 1991.Texts in French by C. Clement et al. 8vo, self-wraps. 1991. As new. $24.50 [Order]

(MOREHEAD A18654)
MOREHEAD. Kentucky Folk Art Center. African American Folk Art in Kentucky. Unpag. (32 pp.), 15 color plates, notes, exhib. checklist of 71 works. Texts by Amalia K. Amaki and Maude Southwell Wahlman, statements by each of the 10 artists. Includes: O'Leary Bacon, Joan Dance, Marvin Finn, Helen LaFrance, Willie Massey, Zephra May-Miller, Mark Anthony Mulligan, Willie Rascoe, Lavon Van Williams, Charles Williams. Sq. 8vo, stapled wraps. First ed. June, 1998. New. $12.00 [Order]

(MOSER A4531)
MOSER, MARY ANNE, ed. Immersed in Technology: Art and Virtual Environments. 339 pp., 46 b&w illus., 18 color plates, list of contributors, index. Critical essays and artists' projects produced at the Banff Center for the Arts. Cyberspace considered from the perspective of cultural studies, women's studies, issues of race and identity. Sq. 8vo, cloth, d.j. Cambridge, MIT Press, 1996. Fine/Fine. (Pub. at $40.00). $28.00 [Order]

(MURDOCK A9851)
MURDOCK, MYRTLE CHENEY. National Statuary Hall in the Nation's Capitol. 128 pp., descriptions and locations of all sculptures, b&w illus. of each. A fair number of this highly visible group of significant men were carved by women sculptors: Elisabet Ney, Blanche Nevin, Belle Kinney, Nellie Walker, Anne Whitney, et al. 4to, cloth, d.j. Washington, D.C., Monumental Press, 1955. V.G./V.G. $16.00 [Order]


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