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Birnbaum, Daniel. Sharp, Amanda. & Heiser, Jorg.
Doug Aitken is a young Californian video and installation artist who has risen to international prominence with works such as his multi-screen video environment "electric earth". Aitken's subjects explore the deserted spaces of Bollywood film sets in India; Jonestown, Guyana, the site of the notorious mass suicide of religious cultists; and a remote diamond-mining region of Namibia, closed to outsiders since 1908. His environments are vivid, elusive and dreamlike. This monograph explores the artist and his work. It features a discussion of Aitken's working methods by Amanda Sharp; an examination of Aitken's art within the context of contemporary philosophy and the work of other artists who have explored expanded notions of time and space; a study by Jorg Heiser of Aitken's "i am in you", a five-screen work centring on the imaginative experiences of a young girl; "Artist's Choice", for which the artist has selected a short story, "Funes the Memorious", by Jorge Luis Borges, whose description of altered realities through the distortions of mirrors and memory echoes the artist's own interests; and "Artist's Writings" - Doug Aitken's writings include his retelling of an unusual story he once heard from strangers he met in the desert and which served as the basis for a subsequent work.158pp.N.B.Head oif d/j slightly rubbed.
Phaidon Press, 2001, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0714839892
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Inventory #13325
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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Woolf, Virginia
Uniform Edition. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Corners of boards and head and tail of spine slightly bumped. Very slight fading to spine. Spine and edges of D/J faded with chipping to head and tail of spine and corners. Mark to front of D/J. 172pp.
The Hogarth Press, 1949, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good/Price Clipped. Eleventh Impression. D/J in Protective Wrapper. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
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Inventory #26612
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.40 approx. - € 23.20 approx.)
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Adair, John
With the rapid trend away from management to business leadership, there is a need for a new, broader understanding of leadership. This clear and authoritative guide answers the questions, 'what is strategic leadership?', 'what makes a person effective as a strategic leader?' and 'how can I develop my abilities as a leader?' The concept of leadership is relevant not only to organisational life but to all of us: everyone has to 'lead' their own life. To be a strategic life-leader means developing a vision and direction for one's life, identifying personal core values and fostering an informal team among colleagues and associates. 'Effective Strategic Leadership' is as important for unstructured careers as it is in large companies or organisations.
Pan Books, 2003, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
ISBN: 0330487876
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Inventory #29383
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.60 approx. - € 5.80 approx.)
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Edited By Cassens, R. G.
1 inch tear to tail end of d/j spine, 1 1/2 inch tear to bottom corner on rear of d/j. Some rubbing to top edge of d/j. 299pp.
Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1972, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0824710924
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Inventory #21239
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.54 approx. - € 11.02 approx.)
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Italiano, Carlo
Two one inch closed tears to rear d/j,some rubbing to d/j edges.Previous owner's name on front pastedown.Signed by author/artist on half title page.
Tundra Books, 1974, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Good. Signed First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0912766115
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Inventory #23672
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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