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INDEX CARDS ' SEL ESSAYS
Selected Essays
A congregation of sacred Tendaberries and cerebral doovalackies; float down Davey's fecund tributary of musing. ---Ryan
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Aby Warburg: Bilderatlas Mnemosyne
: The Original
$230.00 PLEASE CALL THE STORE FOR PURCHASE INQUIRIES A legendary modernist epic of visual thinking from the founder of iconology, tracing the migration of symbols through art, history and cosmology―reconstructed and accessible for the first time
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ALIENS
Chingon Chicano artist y Stanford professor Enrique Chagoya is the artistic bridge between Chicano raices and Latinx futuras. This book is a timely mescla of Chagoya's increible artwork and artistic musings. These images are profundo, peligroso, y necesario.. --RECOMMENDED BY JOSIAH
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The Map of Knowledge
A Thousand Year History of How Classical Ideas Were Lost and Found
Violet Moller
This thrilling history tracks three crucial books as they were passed hand to hand through seven cities during a perilous thousand-year journey of survival.
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Surrealism
Inside the Magnetic Fields
Penelope Rosemont
A series of personal and historical encounters with surrealism from one of its foremost practitioners in the United States.
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Surrealism at Play
Susan Laxton
In Surrealism at Play Susan Laxton writes a new history of surrealism in which she traces the centrality of play to the movement and its ongoing legacy.
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Tosh
Growing Up in Wallace Berman's World
Tosh Berman
The triumphs and tragedies of growing up as the son of a famous Beat artist.
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W.E.B. Du Bois's Data Portraits
Visualizing Black America
Whitney Battle-Baptiste, Britt Rusert
Recommended by Paul

The colorful charts, graphs, and maps presented at the 1900 Paris Exposition by famed sociologist and black rights activist W. E. B. Du Bois offered a view into the lives of black Americans, conveying a literal and figurative representation of "the color line."

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How to Kill a City
Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood
A journey to the front lines of the battle for the future of American cities, uncovering the massive, systemic forces behind gentrification–and the lives that are altered in the process.
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The Weight of the Earth
The Tape Journals of David Wojnarowicz
David Wojnarowicz, Lisa Darms, David O'Neill
Audio journals that document Wojnarowicz's turbulent attempts to understand his anxieties and passions, and tracking his thoughts as they develop in real time.
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Doc/Undoc
Documentado/Undocumented Ars Shamánica Performática
Felicia Rice
MacArthur Genius Guillermo Gómez-Peña and award-winning book artist Felicia Rice create a multi-media, border-crossing hybrid: the book as performance art.
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Shock Treatment
Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition
Karen Finley
Expanded anniversary edition of this 1990 classic by America's most provocative performance artist, as outrageous, insightful and relevant as ever.
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Women of the Avant-Garde
1920-1940
Mette Marcus, Kristen Degel, Michael Juul Holm, Jeanne Rank
Women of the Avant-Garde 1920-1940 presents eight female artists who made major contributions to Dada, Surrealism, Constructivism and other European avant-gardes of the modernist era: Claude Cahun, Sonia Delaunay, Germaine Dulac, Florence Henri...
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Bibliodeath
My Archives (With Life in Footnotes)
Andrei Codrescu
Award-winning author Andrei Codrescu's Bibliodeath: My Archives (With Life in Footnotes) surveys the evolutionary relationship between language and technology by examining his own career as a prolific American writer for more than four decades,

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