Confinement: Politics of Space and Bodies
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November 22 - March 01, 2020
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Swoon: The Canyon Zine
Members: $12.00Non-Members: $15.00
The Swoon exhibition may have left the building, but fret not! We've created a special limited-edition zine to commemorate this exhibition, giving you a behind-the-scenes look at how the colossal installation was created.
Size: 8.5" x 5.5"
Rainbow Aura Crystal Tower
Members: $14.10Non-Members: $16.00
Rainbow Aura Crystal Towers are formed by coating cylinders of natural amethyst with rainbow plating to create a stunning, iridescent shine. Mined and handcrafted in Brazil. Due to each tower's unique and natural formation, they will vary slightly in color, size, and shape. Each tower is sold separately. Display them in the home to release positive energy. Size: 1.5"-3.5" tall and 1.5" in diameter.
Members: $53.10Non-Members: $59.00
A comprehensive monograph on the work of California’s most radical sculptor. For his 2011 CAC exhibition, Matthew Monahan combines signature pieces with new sculptural works embracing Zaha Hadid’s architecture and responding to the unusual spatial relationships and perspectives of the venue’s spaces. The publication is the first comprehensive book project of the artist to date. Hardcover, 248 pgs.
Glenn Brown Catalog
Members: $35.96Non-Members: $39.95
The work of renowned London-based artist Glenn Brown is on display in this full color catalog. Painting steadily over the last three decades, Brown crafts paintings with an immaculate, almost supernatural level of detail and fluidity.
Read more here: http://www.contemporaryartscenter.org/exhibitions/2016/09/glenn-brown
Published by Des Moines Art Center. Includes an interview between CAC curator Steven Matijcio and Glenn Brown.
Pub. year 2016. Hardcover. Full Color. 128 pgs.
Members: $45.00Non-Members: $50.00
Metrobot* Woodcut Art, 2015Custom designed & printed by Steam Whistle Letterpress, Newport, KY.Limited Edition of 75 (numbered)6 colors, 18" x 24"100# Uncoated Stock
*26 ft tall Nam June Paik sculpture outside of the Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
Shipping Note: Ships flat
The Perfect Kiss (QQ)* Exhibition Catalog
Members: $27.00Non-Members: $30.00
"A book documenting Matt Morris' exhibition at the Contemporary Arts Center with new commissioned writing by prominent art thinkers". This gorgeous softcover book is 90 pages, was published July 2015 and is an edition of 500.
Image Machine: Andy Warhol & Photography
Members: $49.50Non-Members: $55.00
The catalog that accompanies the exhibition of the same name, co-organized by The Rose Art Museum and the Contemporary Arts Center. Softcover, 200 pgs.
Patti Smith Canvas Bag
Members: $31.50Non-Members: $35.00
Canvas tote printed with an excerpt from Patti Smith's The Coral Sea. Created to accompany her exhibition at the CAC, Patti Smith: The Coral Sea.
Courttney Cooper Shoulder Bag
Cotton canvas bag printed with a detail of Visionaries + Voices artist Courttney Cooper's Cincinnati map drawing.
Translocal: Contemporary Miniaturist Practice Out of Pakistan
Members: $36.00Non-Members: $40.00
This catalog explores the method of miniaturist painting as a stylistic foundation of art in Pakistan, by addressing the ability of art forms to adapt to different environments and to exist as a language with universal relevance. Published in conjunction with the CAC exhibition, Realms of Intimacy: Miniaturist Practice from Pakistan. Soft cover, 120 pgs.
Members: $26.95Non-Members: $29.95
Coined in 1999, the term ecovention (ecology + invention) describes an artist initiated project that employs an inventive strategy to physically transform an ecosystem. Ecovention juxtaposes ecological facts alongside case studies of projects artists have realized, in tandem with scientists and community members. Active ecovention sites that span the globe, from Australia to Kenya and Italy to the United States are documented in this book. This is a refreshing look into how artistic ideas can be combined with the sciences to create a healthier and more meaningful world! Pub Date June 2002. Soft cover, 153 pgs.
Green Acres: Artists Farming Fields, Greenhouses and Abandoned Lots
Members: $35.95Non-Members: $39.95
Green Acres discusses related projects by nearly 240 international artists and architects, while its 170 illustrations depict works by 60 different artists. Currently the only book to address this increasingly popular field, Green Acres is incredibly up to date, as it addresses dozens of works included in the 2012 exhibition shown at the CAC, such as Documenta 13, MOCA s land art exhibition and scores of works commissioned specifically for Green Acres. Pub date Sept 2012. Soft cover, 243 pgs.
Mothersbaugh Myopia Tee
Members: $22.50Non-Members: $25.00
Mark Mothersbaugh's Ruby Kustard was reinterpreted and screenprinted by artist Aaron Kent of DIY Printing on a 100% cotton, long, unisex tee.
The Perfect Moment: Robert Mapplethorpe
Members: $40.50Non-Members: $45.00
This catalog is from the original show After the Moment. Published by ICA Philadelphia/ Janet Kardon. With essays by David Joselit and Kay Larson and a dedication by Patti Smith. Size 9.5 x 0.5 x 11.8 inches. Pub date 1991, Soft cover, 136 pgs.
Robert Mapplethorpe Exhibition Poster
This poster is from the original show After the Moment. 25 years ago the Contemporary Arts Center took a brave stand against censorship by fighting for the right to exhibit Robert Mapplethorpe's work. The show was breathtaking. Poster size 24"x32". Glossy, poster paper. Will ship rolled.
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