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Grey Art Gallery & Study Center

Overview
Works: 171 works in 362 publications in 1 language and 9,559 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Biography  Catalogs  Photographs from space  Pictorial works  Biographies 
Roles: Editor, isb, Other, his
Classifications: N6537.M66, 759.13
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Most widely held works by Grey Art Gallery & Study Center
Picasso, the last years, 1963-1973 by Gert Schiff( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life, the first decade by Time-Life Books( Book )

6 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The decorative designs of Frank Lloyd Wright by David A Hanks( Book )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The downtown book : the New York art scene, 1974-1984( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Downtown is more than just a location, it's an attitude--and in the 1970s and '80s, that attitude forever changed the face of America. This book charts the intricate web of influences that shaped the generation of experimental and outsider artists working in Downtown New York during the crucial decade from 1974 to 1984. Published in conjunction with the first major exhibition of downtown art (organized by New York University's Grey Art Gallery and Fales Library), The Downtown Book brings the Downtown art scene to life, exploring everything from Punk rock to performance art. The book probes trends that arose in the 1970s and solidified New York's reputation as arbiter of the postmodern American avant-garde. By 1974, the hippie euphoria of the previous decade, with its optimism, free love, and paeans to personal fulfillment, was over. In its place emerged a new kind of experimentation--in art, sex, drugs, and rock and roll. The seven essays featured here examine from different perspectives how Downtown artists constantly pushed the limits of both traditional media and the art world. Art critic Carlo McCormick addresses the energy, power, drugs, and nonstop erotic motion that propelled the scene. Music historian Bernard Gendron explores how minimalism, loft jazz, and Punk all occupied the same Downtown spaces. RoseLee Goldberg, the noted scholar and critic of performance art, looks back at ten years of its ascendancy Downtown. English professor Robert Siegle casts a critical eye on the literature of the Downtown scene. Librarian and archivist Marvin J. Taylor surveys Downtown as both geography and metaphor, and grapples with the question of how best to organize and preserve materials that often challenge the very notion of the archive
Police pictures : the photograph as evidence by Sandra S Phillips( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mug shot, the scene of the crime, photographic evidence - all of these are predicated on the belief that the photograph shows the truth, unvarnished and indisputable. But does it? In a remarkable survey of over 120 images from public and private sources, Police Pictures questions the conjunction of photography and enforcement and challenges the ability of image to represent the truth. From haunting photographs of the Lincoln conspirators to Weegee's sordid murder victims and the prisoner portraits taken by the Khmer Rouge, Police Pictures explores the policing function of photography - and the controversial manipulations of images by and for the forces of authority - in a catalogue of the power of the law and the lens
Space images( Book )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of the everyday : the quotidian in postwar French culture by Lynn Gumpert( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In their work, the sophisticated, urbane nineteenth-century flaneur has mutated into a city dweller well acquainted with the often unpleasant requirements of contemporary life. A panorama of an important aspect of postwar French culture, The Art of the Everyday brings to light the work of a new generation of contemporary French artists viewed through the lens of daily experience
American imagination and symbolist painting by Charles C Eldredge( Book )

6 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American painting, the eighties : a critical interpretation by Barbara Rose( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Action, precision : the new direction in New York, 1955-60 by Paul Schimmel( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary Indian art : from the Chester and Davida Herwitz family collection( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against nature : Japanese art in the eighties( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Gleyre, 1806-1874 by William Hauptman( Book )

5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Success is a job in New York-- " : the early art and business of Andy Warhol by Andy Warhol( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel F.B. Morse by Paul J Staiti( Book )

7 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the definitive study of one of America's major artists and inventors, Samuel F.B. Morse (1791-1872). It covers his prodigious achievements in painting and technology, his passionate cultural ambitions, and his key role in the historic development of American art. The book imaginatively combines intellectual biography with interpretation of more than one hundred pictures. Three chapters consider Morse's most extraordinary artistic achievements: The House of Representatives, The Gallery of the Louvre, and The National Academy of Design. In a final chapter on the electromagnetic telegraph, an invention that imprinted his name on our language, there is a special discussion of the conceptual relationship between artistic and mechanical inventions
Peter Hujar by Peter Hujar( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interrogating identity by Walker Art Center( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exposition collective regroupant : Araeen, Rasheed, 1935- ; Belmore, Rebecca, 1960- ; Chan, Nadine ; Chong, Albert ; DeSouza, Allan, 1958- ; Hassan, Jamelie, 1948- ; Hatoum, Mona, 1952- ; Kempadoo, Roshini ; Ligon, Glenn, 1960- ; Lovell, Whitfield, 1959- ; Maestro, Lani, 1957- ; Mulero, Lillian, 1950- ; Mur-Ray, Ming ; Piper, Keith, 1960- ; Pollard, Ingrid, 1953- ; Rodney, Donald, 1961-1998 ; Shonibare, Yinka, 1962- ; Simmons, Gary
Images of power : art of the royal court of Benin : exhibition dates at New York University, the Grey Art Gallery, January 23-February 21, 1981( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the United States and much of the world there is a palpable depression about the prospect of overcoming the downward spiral created by the tyranny of wealth and privilege and establishing a truly democratic and sustainable society. It threatens to become self-fulfilling. In this trailblazing new book, award-winning author Robert W. McChesney argues that the weight of the present is blinding people to the changing nature and the tremendous possibilities of the historical moment we inhabit. In Blowing the Roof Off the Twenty-First Century, he uses a sophisticated political economic analysis to delineate the recent trajectory of capitalism and its ongoing degeneration. In exciting new research McChesney reveals how notions of democratic media are becoming central to activists around the world seeking to establish post-capitalist democracies. Blowing the Roof Off the Twenty-First Century also takes a fresh look at recent progressive political campaigns in the United States. While conveying complex ideas in a lively and accessible manner, McChesney demonstrates a very different and far superior world is not only necessary, but possible"--
Krasner/Pollock : a working relationship by Lee Krasner( Book )

7 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The downtown book : the New York art scene, 1974-1984
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