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Sarah Charlesworth

Matthew S. Witkovsky

This concise yet breathtaking book is the first publication of Sarah Charlesworth’s (1947–2013) photographic series collectively entitled Stills. Charlesworth made a name for herself as a member of the New York–based Pictures Generation artists when, in 1980, she produced this series of 14 large-scale photographs. Like her previous work, the images were appropriated from newspapers, which Charlesworth re-photographed. The images that comprise Stills hauntingly depict people falling or jumping from buildings, the suspended moment further dramatized by the photographs’ scale: Charlesworth’s prints measure over six feet tall. Seven of the 14 photographs were exhibited in 1980 at the apartment of the artist’s dealer, but th...

2014   64 pp.  8 color + 18 b/w illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300207767  $25.00 sc

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Architecture Talks Back

David Adjaye
Form, Heft, Material

Crossroads of Art and Design, 1690–1840

Strokes of Genius
Italian Drawings from the Goldman Collection

James Ensor
The Temptation of Saint Anthony

What May Come
The Taller de Gráfica Popular and the Mexican Political Print

The Age of Picasso and Matisse
Modern Art at the Art Institute of Chicago

Josef Koudelka
Nationality Doubtful

Christopher Williams
The Production Line of Happiness

Art and Appetite
American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine

Master Paintings in the Art Institute of Chicago

Violence and Virtue
Artemisia Gentileschi's "Judith Slaying Holofernes"

Dreams and Echoes
Drawings and Sculpture in the David and Celia Hilliard Collection

Abelardo Morell
The Universe Next Door

They Seek a City
Chicago and the Art of Migration, 1910-1950

Recasting the Past
Collecting and Presenting Antiquities at the Art Institute of Chicago

For Kith and Kin
The Folk Art Collection at the Art Institute of Chicago

Dawoud Bey
Harlem, U.S.A.

Fashioning the Object
Bless, Boudicca, and Sandra Backlund

Jindrich Heisler
Surrealism under Pressure, 1938-1953

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