art book cologne GmbH & Co. KG
Deutzer Freiheit 107
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Monday to Friday 8 – 17
Phone: +49 221 800 80 80
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art book cologne, founded by Bernd Detsch in 1997, is a wholesale company and specializes in buying and selling high quality publications in art, art theory, architecture, design, photography, illustrated cultural history and all related subjects internationally. Our team includes specialists in art, culture, music, book trade and media but in spite of our diversity we have one common ground: the enthusiasm for unique art books.
We purchase remaining stocks from museums, publishers and art institutions. We sell these remainders to bookstores, museum shops, and art dealers all over the world.
|Illustrations||with 180 col. & b/w ills|
|Contributors||Molly Donovan, John J. Curley, Anthony E. Grudin et al.|
|Type of book||Exhib'publication|
|Museum / Place||MMK Frankfurt a. M.|
Obsessed with contemporary culture, Warhol celebrated the sensational as well as the mundane in every facet of society. His headline works, which were realized in a range of formats-from two-dimensional to time-based media such as film, video, and television-chart in real time the great shift in the technological means employed to deliver the news from the 1950s until the artist's death in 1987.
This companion volume to a riveting exhibition brings together more than 80 works, from Warhol's earliest drawings and paintings of newspaper headlines, to his screen-printed canvases, photographs, and electronic media, and concluding with collaborative works he produced with Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Featuring illuminating essays and abundant reproductions of the headline works, as well as source materials and examples of Warhol's private scrapbooks of clippings, this unique and powerful volume demonstrates the rich intersection of mainstream media and fine art.