Seeing Is Forgetting The Name Of The Thing One Sees

Author: Lawrence Weschler
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520256093
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Weschler has charted the journey with exceptional clarity and cogency. He has also, in the process, provided what seems to me the best running history of postwar West Coast art that I have yet seen."—Calvin Tomkins

True To Life

Author: Lawrence Weschler
Publisher: Univ of California Pr
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"--Dave Eggers, editor of "McSweeney's "and author of "What Is the What " "Weschler guides and entertains the reader at every turn."--John Walsh, Director Emeritus, J. Paul Getty Museum

Notes Toward A Conditional Art

Author: Robert Irwin
Publisher: Getty Publications
ISBN: 1606060759
Size: 27.91 MB
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In addition to being a prolific artist, Irwin has been an active writer throughout his career. This book includes previously published pieces along with a significant selection of writings published for the first time.

A Miracle A Universe

Author: Lawrence Weschler
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 0307819035
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Now, New Yorker staff reporter Lawrence Weschler tells the extraordinary story of how, against tremendous odds, torture victims and human-rights activists in two Latin American countries—Brazil and Uruguay—tried to bring their torturers ...

Waves Passing In The Night

Author: Lawrence Weschler
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1632867206
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From Pulitzer Prize nominee Lawrence Weschler, a fascinating profile of Walter Murch, a film legend and amateur astrophysicist whose investigations could reshape our understanding of the universe.

Everything That Rises

Author: Lawrence Weschler
Publisher: McSweeney's
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From a cuneiform tablet to a Chicago prison, from the depths of the cosmos to the text on our T-shirts, art historian and journalist Lawrence Weschler finds strange connections wherever he looks.

Looking Into The Abyss

Author: Arnold Aronson
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 9780472068883
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These essays serve to open a dialogue that will bring the physical aspect of theater back into its proper place: an element as integral to the performance as the spoken word, and they will inspire theater-goers to become more aware of their ...

Strange Tools

Author: Alva Noë
Publisher: Hill and Wang
ISBN: 1429945257
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A philosopher makes the case for thinking of works of art as tools for investigating ourselves In his new book, Strange Tools: Art and Human Nature, the philosopher and cognitive scientist Alva Noë raises a number of profound questions: ...

Uncanny Valley

Author: Lawrence Weschler
Publisher: Counterpoint Press
ISBN: 1582438412
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Uncanny Valley continues the page-turning conversation as Weschler collects the best of his narrative nonfiction from the past fifteen years.