Thursday, August 27, 2009

Budgets Being What They Are...


...I changed the "new books" display to something of a "seminal works" display in room 209. Here you will find vitally important writing of the recent past in the fields of visual art and music.

So far we have:

Pictures of Nothing, Kirk Varnedoe's Melon Lectures
Camera Lucida, Roland Barthes
What is a Masterpiece, Kenneth Clark
Ways of Seeing, John Berger
The Rest is Noise, Alex Ross
The Ambient Century: From Mahler to Moby, Mark Pendergast
Dance of Days: Two Decades of Punk Rock in the Nation's Capitol, Mark Anderson & Mark Jenkins

There are others, but you will just have to be surprised.

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