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Holborn, Mark 1949-

Works: 149 works in 468 publications in 8 languages and 9,727 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs  Biographies  Chronologies  History  Illustrated works  Biography  Catalogs  Portraits  Photobooks 
Roles: Editor, Author, Redactor, Publishing director, Contributor, Author of introduction, Other, zxx, Photographer, Compiler, Narrator
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Most widely held works by Mark Holborn
George Harrison : living in the material world by Olivia Harrison( Book )

9 editions published in 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A companion release to Martin Scorsese's documentary by the same name presents an illustrated tribute to the late Beatle that draws on his personal records to trace his guitar-obsessed youth through his years as an independent musician
The ballad of sexual dependency by Nan Goldin( Book )

29 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goldin charts the loss of innocence through barrooms and parties on the social periphery of New York's East Village and through the harrowing worlds of drugs and prostitution. The Ballad of Sexual Dependency is a visual diary chronicling the struggle for intimacy and understanding between friends, and lovers--collectively described by Nan Goldin as her "tribe." Her work describes a world that is visceral, charged, and seething with life ... As Goldin writes: "Real memory, which these pictures trigger, is an invocation of the color, smell, sound, and physical presence, the density and flavor of life."--Publishers description
The Great War : a photographic narrative by Mark Holborn( Book )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the occasion of the centenary of World War I in August 2014--an unprecedented, spectacular pictorial history of the first global war in 380 black-and-white photographs, many never seen before, from Imperial War Museums. This monumental, dramatic photographic narrative captures the war from the early arms race that developed around the massing of prewar battleship fleets to the final moments of the conflict with the sinking of the German fleet in Scapa. The photographs span the many battlefronts throughout the world: from the British Isles to the south Atlantic, across Europe and the Ottoman Empire, Sudan and East Africa, Jerusalem and Damascus. Here are soldiers from across the globe, vast battleships, dirigibles overhead, the streets of London, the first battle of Ypres, German submarines at sea, the beaches of Gallipoli, the battle of Jutland, the battle of the Somme trenches, and much, much more"--
Black sun : the eyes of four : roots and innovation in Japanese photography by Mark Holborn( Book )

19 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japanese photography abounds, yet we have few published monographs that chart the growth of art photography in that country. To help fill this gap, Aperture has just published an unusual anthology of work by four of Japan's leading photographers. The most familiar of the four, Eikoh Hosoe, has produced an essay that dramatizes the legend of Kamaitach--a demonic spirit that visits rice fields and slashes its victims to death. Shomei Tomatsu has been absorbed with documenting the effects of the nuclear bombings of Japan along with other newsworthy events. Masahisa Fukase has produced an epic series on crows as a symbol of evil. And Daido Moriyama presents us with his graphic interpretation of Japan's culture. Also included is Mark Haworth-Booth's essay on the Japanese photographic climate
The ocean in the sand : Japan, from landscape to garden by Mark Holborn( Book )

9 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eikoh Hosoe by Eikō Hosoe( Book )

13 editions published in 1999 in English and French and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shape of things to come : new sculpture by Saatchi Collection( Book )

14 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book - the largest on contemporary sculpture yet to appear - is itself an object. The sequence of nearly 700 pages creates, as its title, suggests, an artistic vision of the future. The novel by H.G. Wells, to which the title refers, envisioned events up to the twenty-second century and served both as a surprisingly accurate prophecy and a reflection of the author's own time. The book was a touchstone for Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece, the film 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), in which a great monolith stands as an iconic but enigmatic sculptured presence. This new book opens with an enormous standing monolithic styrofoam sculpture of a video cassette of 2001." "Unlike other contemporary art, the work of sculpture never simply represents a concept or a metaphor. It is an object, Meghan Daily describes in her introduction how the objects presented here are derived from every conceivable material and vary from abstract arrangements to re-configurations of everyday forms in magnificent transformation of the mundane, such as giant electric sockets, and ultimately to the recurring theme of the human body. Though the objects are laid out like mysterious archaeological artifacts, they suggest traces of future worlds as much as they reflect the weird substance of the present. They are presented as if the reader was, in fact, a visitor from another planet and the objects here displayed constitute the monumental evidence of our lives."--Jacket
Butoh : dance of the dark soul by Ethan Hoffman( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pistils by Robert Mapplethorpe( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Mapplethorpe began taking photographs in the 1970s with a Polaroid camera given to him by a friend. When he died in 1989 of AIDS, at the age of forty-two, he was considered one of the most important photographers of his generation, having gained a reputation as the avatar of a rigorous formalism stunningly wed to graphic and sometimes controversial subject matter. Most of Robert Mapplethorpe's days began in the early afternoon, often by photographing flowers. Mapplethorpe used them to help focus his vision, centering and warming up for his commercial portrait work. The flowers also helped him to effect the transition to the more daring work, which he executed late at night. Pistils reproduces 120 of these ravishing images of flowers, many of which have never been published. The full range of Mapplethorpe's virtuosity is displayed here--early Polaroids: exacting still lifes in black-and-white and color; and extremely rare, toned gravure prints. Not since Georgia O'Keeffe has an artist looked at flowers with as developed an eye as Robert Mapplethorpe. In them he discovered sex, death, redemption, and, always, beauty. These photographs go far beyond decorative allure to place him firmly in the pantheon of the photographic masters.--Publisher's description
Ba-ra-kei = [Barakei] = Ordeal by roses : photographs of Yukio Mishima by Eikō Hosoe( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The triumph of painting by Alison M Gingeras( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Triumph of Painting, the title of a three-part landmark exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery in London, refers to painting as the fundamental root of artistic expression. At the start of the twenty-first century, when every possible medium is valid as a creative means and the artistic options are endless, we are in fact witnessing the vigorous reassertion of painting. Unlike previous painting traditions, painting in Europe in the nineties advanced with new and wider references to the whole realm of visual culture, embracing architecture, advertising, cinema, fashion and, in particular, photography." "The first part of The Triumph of Painting contains the work of the most influential artists of the present European generation beginning with the late Martin Kippenberger, followed by Peter Doig, Luc Tuymans, Marlene Dumas, Jorg Immendorff and Hermann Nitsch. The second part encompasses the work of such outstanding figures as Dana Schultz, including her remarkable Face Eater, with its allusions to Picasso and Bacon. Beside Schultz, this part presents established figures such as Daniel Richter, Cecily Brown, Dexter Dalwood, TAL R, Michael Raedecker, Kai Althoff, Franz Ackermann, Thomas Scheibitz, Wilhelm Sasnal and many others. A third section opens up the work of the most exciting of the emerging younger painters, whose influences can in many cases be traced directly back to the work in the preceding parts. The Triumph of Painting is the first publication to make the vital currents of this new art coherent." "The Triumph of Painting will define how painting has not only survived into the new century in the face of the barrage of imagery from other media, but it will demonstrate how painting has absorbed that imagery, reshaped it in its own central domain and touched us profoundly."--BOOK JACKET
Lucian Freud on paper by Lucian Freud( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume charts Freud's work on paper, including the etchings, over his entire career. It features the formative early work, the sketches in preparation for painting his masterpiece, Large Interior W11 (after Watteau) (1983), the sketches of the completed painting in the studio and the astonishing later studies of his mother. The book ends with the etchings of recent years"--Jacket, p. [2]
Issey Miyake by Mark Holborn( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miyake perpetuates a vision of global culture, including his native Japanese traditions - Traces the influence on Miyake's design from African tribal colours to Japanese farmers' cloth - Organic forms of nature
Hiro : photographs by Hiro( Book )

8 editions published in 1999 in 3 languages and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van het werk van de fotograaf
Letters from the people by Lee Friedlander( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in German and English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irving Penn regards the work of Issey Miyake : photographs, 1975-1998 by Irving Penn( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beskrivelse: Irving Penn Regards the Work of Issey Miyake displays the wordless harmony of the artistic relationship between Irving Penn, one of the great photographers of the twentieth century, and the designer Issey Miyake, one of the few figures to have taken clothing design into the realm of art. For more than a decade and across different continents, the work of one has provided a mirror for the work of the other. Miyake offers Penn the forms and textures that have been the substance of much of his long career. Penn's photographs allow Miyake to look again at his designs as if they were completely new. This is an invaluable representation of the intuitive partnership between two artists that Miyake describes as a "silent understanding."
Antony Gormley on sculpture by Antony Gormley( Book )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and German and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first book to focus on Antony Gormley's thoughts on sculpture, positioning his career and artistic philosophy in relation to its history. The book is structured thematically over four chapters: the first explores Gormley's thoughts on the body, time and space in relation to major works. The second chapter, 'Sculptors', was first delivered as a series of five lectures for the BBC; in each, Gormley discusses a sculpture he considers to be of huge creative importance. In the third chapter, Gormley outlines the influence of Buddhist and Jain sculpture on his work and ideas, and the fou
The empire strikes back : Indian art today( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Indian art has gone through a boom period in parallel with the extraordinary economic rise of the subcontinent from an agrarian state to a high tech axis of the new global economy. With new money came a new gallery system. With bigger spaces came bigger art and the sheer scale of ambition led to a break into the international market, which is always keen to find a new spectacular presence in the art world. The new art has also been created against a background of communal tension and violence. The exploration of identity, a common enterprise for artists internationally, is all the more challenging in the context of India under transformation."--Saatchi Gallery website
Air mass by James Turrell( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and German and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beaton : photographs by Cecil Beaton( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers six decades of the photographer's work from the 1920s to the 1970s
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George Harrison : living in the material world
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The ballad of sexual dependencyBlack sun : the eyes of four : roots and innovation in Japanese photographyEikoh HosoeShape of things to come : new sculpturePistilsBa-ra-kei = [Barakei] = Ordeal by roses : photographs of Yukio MishimaThe triumph of paintingLucian Freud on paper