• Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs of People

    Henry Carroll

    A brand new book that doesn’t come with cliché recommendations… While it explains the basic principles of taking people’s pictures, it makes use of unique examples from art history. Iconic masters like Richard Avedon, Cindy Sherman, Sebastião Salgado, Henri Cartier-Bresson and August Sander are only some of the 50 featured photographers.

  • Collecting Contemporary Art

    Adam Lindemann

    Published by Taschen, this comprehensive book is probably one of the best sources on collecting. As a pioneer in his field, Lindemann brought together the abc o collecting in this title. In addition to valuable information on how the art world works, the book alo features interviews with the greatest players in the sector. The index of yearly art events around the world shall also be mentioned.


  • The Auctioneer: Adventures in the Art Trade

    Simon de Pury & William Stadiem

    “The Auctioneer”, Simon de Pury’s long awaited book featuring his memories in the art business is out now! Published by St. Martin’s Press, the book offers valuable anecdotes about the world of artists, collectors and galleries and illustrates what de Pury went through while climbing his career steps. At Frieze New York De Pury joined an authopgraph session where the fair visitors had a chance to meet him in person.


  • The Contemporaries: Travels in the 21st-Century Art World

    Roger White

    This time we present to you a book published by Bloomsbury which questions the art of the present day. Written by Roger White, a painter himself, “The Contemporaries: Travels in the 21st-Century Art World” examines the contemporary art education and artist profession from a variety of viewpoints, using concrete examples. Through an exciting story ranging from the corridors of RISD to NY artist studios and to Milwaukee and its artist groups trying to survive in the art world, it offers an almost sociological approach towards the art of the 21st century.


  • Thailand Eye: Contemporary Thailand Art

    Serenella Ciclitira

    This time we have picked a comprehensive analysis of an interesting region for you. Publishled by Skira, “Thailand Eye” is the sixth book of “The Eye” series that previously focused on countries like Korea, Hong Kong and Malaysia. The book examining 75 contemporary Thai artists provides a successful survey of and a deeper understanding of Thailand’s contemporary art scene.


  • Sculpture Now

    Anna Moszynska

    Published by Thames & Hudson,”Sculpture Now” focuses on the discipline after 2000. The book that begins with an enlightening and reader-friendly summary of the 20th century art history, is organized in thematic chapters including the body, light/sound and installation. The publication with over 200 illustrations is a basic source for everyone interested in contemporary sculpture.

  • 50 Women Artists You Should Know

    C. Weidemann, P. Larass, M. Klier

    It is said that art history was written by male artists. But this book does not say so. Published by Prestel in 2008, “50 Women Artists you Should Know” is still one of the most comprehensive publications about this subject. The book telling the story of 50 female artists with an impact on art history ranging from the Renaissance to Contemporary art, is filled with interesting information. It includes each artist’s biography, the turning points in their careers, a bibliography and high-quality images of their artworks. It is ideal for those who are curious about women’s permanent traces in art history.


  • User’s Manual: Contemporary Art in Turkey, 1975-2015

    Halil Altındere & Süreyya Evren (Ed.)

    Published by art-ist with the support of Saha and edited by Halil Altındere and Süreyya Evren, User’s Manual is one of Turkey’s most comprehensive contemporary art anthologies. It examines our contemporary art history through an extensive group of artists ranging from Kutluğ Ataman to Volkan Aslan, from Şükran Moral to Ali Kazma, from Neriman Polat to İpek Duben. The book begins with essays on art in Turkey by prominent names including Beral Madra, Vasıf Kortun, Fulya Erdemci, Derya Yücel, Ahu Antmen, Marcus Graf and Osman Erden, and it continues with artwork selections from the artists. It is prepared in Turkish and English as one of the most important publications of 2015 in the field.

  • Sanat Manifestoları: Avangard Sanat ve Direniş

    Sanat Hayat Dizisi 20
    Bu kez Ali Artun’un İletişim Yayınları için derlediği ve sanat dünyamız için büyük önem taşıyan Sanat Hayat dizisinden bir kitapla buluşturuyoruz sizleri. Erdoğan Alkan, Sabahattin Eyüboğlu, Melih Cevdet Anday, Ece Erbay, Mustafa Tüzel, Elçin Gen, Can Gündüz, Ufuk Kılıç, Kaya Özsezgin gibi değerli isimlerin çevirilerinden okuyacağınız manifestolar, günümüz sanatının temelini atan Avangard sanatın temel metinleri. Bugünü daha iyi anlamlandırmak için mutlaka okunmalı.
  • Marc Chagall: Hayatım

    Bi Ressamın Otobiyografisi

    Jaguar Kitap’tan çıkan “Marc Chagall: Hayatım”, sanat tarihinin en önemli ressamlarından birinin otobiyografisi olmanın ötesinde dönemine tanıklık eden çok değerli bir kaynak. Çevirisini İsmet Birkan’ın gerçekleştirdiği kitap, Chagall’ın kitaba özel olarak hazırladığı çizimleri de içeriyor. Simgecilik akımının en önemli temsilcileri arasında olan ve olağanüstü imgeleriyle şairleri derinden etkileyen Chagall’ın öyküsünü  kütüphanenize mutlaka eklemenizi öneriyoruz.






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