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If the hypermodern age of capitalism, which is the world for nearly three decades, is the planetarization and financialisation, deregulation and outgrowth of its operations, is also the one that is marked by another kind of inflation aesthetics inflation. 456 more words

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Maurice Béjart (1927-2007) was a French dancer and choreographer.  This hardcover book contains black-and-white photos of the troupe as well as Béjart’s handwritten comments (translated into English), quotes and poetry.   7 more words

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Krieghoff's Images of Canada

We have a copy of this–in excellent condition–on the “special books cart.  Come visit FOL Mississauga Art Book Sale at Central Library until Tuesday, November 25th. 

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Giacometti- Without End

This catalogue, published on the occasion of an exhibition at Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong, centers on a set of 150 lithographs made by Giacometti. These prints focus on cafés, boulevards, and his own atelier in his beloved Paris. 57 more words


Art for the Market

A fourth phase of aesthetization of the world is established, remodeled in essence, logical marketing and extreme individualization. The modernist culture, dominated by a subversive logic in war against the bourgeois world, follows a new universe in which the vanguards are integrated in the economic order, accepted, wanted, supported by official institutions. 857 more words

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Edward Kienholz- Signs of the Time

Edward Kienholz, an often over looked artist of the Beat Generation, was more appreciated in Europe than in his native America. His work, usually in collaboration with his wife & partner Nancy Reddin Kienholz, was highly critical of modern American life. 13 more words

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