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O'Brien, Glenn

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Most widely held works by Glenn O'Brien
Men and style by David Coggins( )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Coggins explores the history of men s style and learns from some of the most notable tastemakers in the industry and beyond. Its essays and interviews discuss the lessons men learned from their fathers, the mistakes they made as young men, and how they emerged to become better men
The cool school : writing from America's hip underground( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this anthology of memoirs, poems, novels, comedy routines, letters, essays, and song lyrics, O'Brien provides a kaleidoscopic guided tour through the subterranean scenes and tribes that gave birth to cool: the worlds of jazz, of disaffected postwar youth, of the racially and sexually excluded, of outlaws and drug users creating their own dissident networks
Kurt Cobain : the last session by Jesse Frohman( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Over the course of ninety photographs, Cobain seems an almost feral creature, by turns gentle, playful, defiant, suffering, or absorbed in his music. There's a diverse range of shots of Cobain with fellow band members Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl and on his own, posing, performing, and greeting fans. Jon Savage's original interview, which appeared with Frohman's photographs in the Observer, is also reproduced, giving us Cobain in his own words"
Downtown 81 by Edo Bertoglio( Visual )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fashion-photographer Bertoglio's portrait of the New York art scene circa 1981. The main focus is the provocative 19-year-old artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, already known for his excursions into street graffiti art and pioneering electro-beat. Shot as "New York Beat" in 1980-81 but completed for release nearly 20 years later when archival footage thought to have been lost was recovered. Many of the film's original sound elements were lost during the 20 years it spent in limbo, so much of the dialogue has been re-dubbed
Sex by Madonna( Book )

16 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in 5 languages and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composed chiefly of photographs and erotic stories
Jean-Michel Basquiat 1981 : the studio of the street by Jean-Michel Basquiat( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1981 Jean-Michel Basquiat made the momentous transition from the street to the studio. Jean-Michel Basquiat 1981: The Studio of the Street explores that critical year, functioning simultaneously as a coming-of-age story and an intimate oral history of the shifting cultural tide of New York's downtown scene. It is also a groundbreaking survey of rarely seen works that chart the artist's progression from spray-painted text to text-and-image; from materials found on the street to large, traditional painted canvases; and from pure drawing to his uniquely evocative hybrid of drawing and painting. Marrying an exuberant spontaneity and art brut style, with a firm command of not only art materials but also art history, Basquiat defined eighties Neo-Expressionism and left behind a body of work that resonates no less powerfully today."--Jacket
How to be a man : [a guide to style and behavior for the modern gentleman] by Glenn O'Brien( Book )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magazine editor and journalist Glenn O'Brien offers advice on conduct of life for men, covering manhood, style, behavior, culture, society, and wisdom
Jean-Michel Basquiat : 21 October to 25 November 1989 by Jean-Michel Basquiat( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Stein/negative : me, Blondie, and the advent of punk by Chris Stein( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the occasion of Blondie's fortieth anniversary, Chris Stein shares his iconic and mostly unpublished photographs of Debbie Harry and the cool creatures of the New York rock scene of the 70s to mid-80s"--Front jacket flap
Nan Goldin : diving for pearls by Nan Goldin( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retrospective of photographer Nan Goldin's work. Diving for Pearls features photography from past exhibits and books, ranging from the early 1990s to 2015. Interspersed within are essays written by Nan Goldin, Lotte Dinse, and Glenn O'Brien
James Nares by James Nares( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This long-awaited comprehensive monograph on James Nares brings together his paintings and films. Upon his arrival in New York in 1974, British-born James Nares became a central member of the city's vibrant No Wave art scene, making experimental Super 8 films, playing in downtown bands, and staging live performances. The following decade, he turned to painting, using handmade brushes to create monumental strokes that are almost three-dimensional in their detail and depth. Today, Nares continues to employ the mediums of film and paint to explore physicality, motion, and the unfolding of time, as seen in his 2011 video Street, exhibited to great acclaim at such institutions as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. This definitive monograph, produced in close collaboration with the artist, surveys the entirety of Nares's career. Lushly illustrated, including paintings, photographs, and stills that have never before been published, the book features essays by leading film critic Amy Taubin, cultural writer Glenn O'Brien, and innovative film curator Ed Halter in addition to an illuminating conversation between Nares and longtime friend and fellow artist Christopher Wool."--Jacket
I am dandy : the return of the elegant gentleman by Nathaniel Adams( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today, more men are discovering dandyism and giving it their own contemporary look. Even today, men who devote themselves to the finer things in life, especially when it comes to fashion, mostly arouse suspicion. Vanity is frowned upon and lavish grooming is generally deemed superficial or unmanly. Fortunately, a small but tenacious movement has been defying these social dictates for more than 200 years. Its adherents indulge in their love of quality clothing and accessories not only privately, but also very publicly. Photographer Rose Callahan and writer Nathaniel Adams have spent years exploring the fascinating phenomenon of dandyism. They visit contemporary dandies in their homes to document their impeccably designed lives in both words and images. Well-kempt to the tips of their beards and wearing three-piece suits with flawlessly folded pocket handkerchiefs and supple kid gloves, their protagonists revive the charm of the past and reveal that cultivated idleness can be incredibly hard work. These gallant beaus first came on the scene in 18th-century London and Paris, where they supported the livelihoods of many a local tailor. today's dandies continue to propagate a look characterized by trimmed beards, pomade, velvet slippers, and even a touch of make-up as a shield to mask the darker sides of life. Yet in their carefully composed portraits, Callahan and Adams reveal the cracks in this façade. They describe the sacrifices that many fulltime dandies need to make while pursuing their personal aesthetic ideals. A refuge for eccentrics, dandyism has seen a revival in the Anglo-American realm over the last several years
Pretty much everything by Inez van Lamsweerde( Book )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin's work has graced the walls and pages of some of the world's finest galleries and fashion magazines, and if it is surprising that their photographs easily float between these worlds, it is by virtue of their ease in creating imagery that seeks homes in both culturally elite and mainstream outlets. For some of their photographs, such as their portrait of Björk or campaign for Givenchy, van Lamsweerde and Matadin have worked in collaboration with the art directors M/M (Paris), who have also designed this retrospective that looks back at "pretty much everything" that the photographers have been working on for over two decades and has brought them to the forefront in the fields of both art and fashion"--Publisher's web site
Ed Ruscha : ribbon words by Edward Ruscha( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The is the first publication to focus on Ed Ruscha?s (born 1937) 'Ribbon Word' works, begun in 1966. It features reproductions of more than 50 masterpieces, along with three essays by the show?s curator Dieter Buchhart, as well as contributions by Glenn O?Brien and Alexandra Schwartz, highlighting the works? wide array of subtle color and nuanced drawing technique, and showing how Ruscha?s paper ribbons became three-dimensional, illusionistic objects. Ruscha developed this body of work from calligraphic lines and cursive handwriting in order to give his drawings the appearance of three-dimensional forms. His imaginary ribbon-word objects provoke multiple cultural meanings as they suggest sculptures modeled by light. Ruscha?s breathtaking work, using an inimitable trompe l?oeil technique with the application of gunpowder, constitutes a major contribution to 20th-century art
Work by Tom Sachs( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume presents Tom Sachs' most recent bricolage sculptures, some of which play off works by Lichtenstein and Richter, as well as singer James Brown, African sculpture and Sèvres porcelain. Several of these paintings incorporate Sachs' pyrography technique, whereby "paint strokes" are burned and etched into the wood surface"--Publisher description
The style guy : the anwers to the questions men are asking on sex, manners, grooming, fashion, travel, women, and the meaning of life by Glenn O'Brien( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Name - the silver age : black & white photographs from Andy Warhol's Factory by Billy Name( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Billy Name invented the term, 'Factory Foto.' He was the first and he was the last Factory photographer. Period."--Gerard Malanga. This is the definitive collection of Billy Name's black and white photographs from Warhol's Factory. Billy's photographs from this period (1964-68) are one of the most important photographic documents of any single artist in history. Billy lived in a tiny closet at the Factory. He was responsible for the legendary 'silverizing' of the space. When Andy gave Billy a Pentax Honeywell 35mm camera, he took on the role of resident photographer and archivist. This visual essay, produced in collaboration with Billy and with a foreword by John Cale, offers an extensive trip through Warhol's Factory, including visits from Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground, Nico, Edie Sedgwick and Bob Dylan; filming Screen Tests and features like Chelsea Girls and Vinyl --
Chris Martin : paintings by Chris Martin( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on inspirations ranging from Buddhism and American modernist painting to psychedelia and Amy Winehouse, Brooklyn-based painter Chris Martin (born 1954) "lets the paintings make themselves," with often generously scaled canvases characterized by flat yet textured planes of bright, saturated color, frequently incorporating found materials and highly personal paper ephemera. The emphatic geometries of his paintings, which indicate his attachment to Piet Mondrian, are another signature touch, conveying a genially brash New York energy (Martin's practice came of age in 1980s New York, which saw the explosion of the East Village art scene, led by Keith Haring). This first full overview on Martin collects essays by Glenn O'Brien, Nancy Princenthal, Trinie Dalton and Dan Nadel
Soapbox : essays, diatribes, homilies and screeds, 1980-1997 by Glenn O'Brien( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and German and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I love you, Stupid! by Dash Snow( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Jean-Michel Basquiat 1981 : the studio of the street
Jean-Michel Basquiat 1981 : the studio of the streetHow to be a man : [a guide to style and behavior for the modern gentleman]The style guy : the anwers to the questions men are asking on sex, manners, grooming, fashion, travel, women, and the meaning of lifeSoapbox : essays, diatribes, homilies and screeds, 1980-1997
Alternative Names
Glenn O'Brien

Glenn O'Brien americký spisovatel

Glenn O'Brien Amerikaans bewerker

Glenn O'Brien écrivain américain

Glenn O'Brien escritor estadounidense

Lord Rochester 1947-2017

Obrien, Glenn 1947-2017

Гленн О'Брайэн

오브라이언, 글렌 1947-2017

オブライエン, グレン