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Munroe, Alexandra

Works: 90 works in 244 publications in 2 languages and 5,042 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Art  Interviews  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Other, Creator, Contributor, wat, Moderator, zxx, Author of introduction, Editor, Interviewee, Curator
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Alexandra Munroe
Japanese art after 1945 : scream against the sky by Alexandra Munroe( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yes Yoko Ono by Alexandra Munroe( Recording )

20 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This illustrated book is the first full survey of the artist's career to include work in all media, including film and music. An introductory essay by Alexandra Munroe explores Ono's life, her relationship to international avant-garde movements in America and Japan, and the aspects of her art and thought that have guided her prolific production over four decades. Jon Hendrick's study of Ono and Fluxus offers new insights into her contributions to one of the most radical collectives in the history of modern art. Essays by Murray Sayle, David Ross, and Jann S. Wenner enrich our understanding of Ono's complex role as one of the most public icons of the late twentieth century"--Jacket
The third mind : American artists contemplate Asia, 1860-1989 by Alexandra Munroe( Book )

14 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860-1989 illuminates the dynamic and complex impact of Asian art, literature and philosophy to American creative culture spanning the early modern through contemporary periods. It documents how the visual and conceptual langauge of American art evolved through a process of appropriation and integration that runs consistently from the 1860s to the 1980s, when globalization came to eclipse earlier, more deliberate modes of cultural transmission. Opening with the late nineteenth-century Aesthetic movement that arose from Boston's Transcendentalist circles, this chronological and thematic history reveals the Asian courses that also shaped abstract art, Conceptual art, Minimalism and the neo-avant-garde as they unfolded in New York and on the West Coast." "This illustrated catalogue features essays by leading scholars in art history, history, Asian studies, and postcolonial religions and cultural studies."--Jacket
Cai Guo-Qiang : I want to believe by Guoqiang Cai( Book )

12 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe accompanies the most comprehensive exhibition to date of the innovative body of work by Chinese-born artist Cai Guo-Qiang - best known for his spectacular artworks using gunpowder. It presents a chronological and thematic survey that charts the artist's creation of a distinctive visual and conceptual language across four mediums: drawings made from gunpowder fuses and explosive powders laid on paper and ignited; explosion events, documented by videos, photographs, and preparatory drawings; large-scale installations; and social projects, wherein the artist works with local communities to create an art event or exhibitions site, documented by photographs. Featuring works from the 1980s to the present, this volume illuminates Cai's significant formal and conceptual contributions to contemporary international art practices and social activism. Generously illustrated with more than 230 images, this volume includes essays by Alexandra Munroe, David Joselit, Miwon Kwon, and Wang Hui - along with 54 documented plate entries. It is the defining scholarly publication of the artist thus far."--Jacket
The art of Mu Xin : landscape paintings and prison notes by Xin Mu( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mu Xin (b. 1927) is one of the leading artist-intellectuals of the Chinese diaspora. Now living in New York City, he is known for his complex writings and paintings. A formidable figure in the cultural and intellectual history of Chinese modernism, Mu Xin is admired for his unique synthesis of Chinese and Western aesthetic sensibilities and intellectual traditions. This beautifully illustrated catalogue focuses on a group of thirty-three landscape paintings that Mu Xin painted between 1977 and 1979, in the immediate aftermath of the Cultural Revolution. Many of these works have never been exhibited or published in the West. In addition, the book features Mu Xin's Prison Notes, sixty-six sheets that were written when the artist was in solitary confinement in China in 1971-72"--Jacket
Gutai : splendid playground by Ming Tiampo( Book )

11 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Gutai Art Association was founded by Yoshihara Jiro in 1954 in the cosmopolite town of Ashiya, near Osaka. The group spanned two generations, totaling 59 artists and is one of the most radical movements in postwar Japanese art history. Published in conjunction with the first United States museum retrospective ever devoted to Gutai, exhibited at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, "Gutai: Splendid Playground" surveys the influential Japanese collective and artistic movement. This exhibition catalogue aims to demonstrate the range of bold and innovative creativity present in the avant-garde movement, to examine the aesthetic strategies in the cultural, social and political context of postwar Japan and the West, and to further establish Gutai in an expanded, transnational history and critical discourse of modern art."--Publisher description
Daido Moriyama : stray dog by Sandra S Phillips( Book )

12 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Guggenheim Reader Series: Modern Asian Art( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lee Ufan : marking infinity by U-hwan Yi( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first North American museum retrospective devoted to artist, philosopher, and poet Lee Ufan (b. 1936, Korea), Lee Ufan: Marking Infinity charts Lee's creation of a visual, conceptual, and theoretical language that has radicalized and expanded the possibilities for sculpture and painting. Deeply versed in modern philosophy, Lee is an influential writer on aesthetics and contemporary art and is recognized as the key theorist of Mono-ha, an antiformalist, materials-based art movement that developed in Tokyo in the late 1960s"--Jacket
Edmund de Waal by A. S Byatt( Book )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring contributions from Emma Crichton-Miller, Colm Toibin, Peter Carey, AS Byatt, Alexandra Munroe, and Deborah Saunt. The first complete survey of de Waal's career to date, this groundbreaking monograph encompasses major exhibitions and installations at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Tate Liverpool, and the Gagosian Gallery in New York. Stunning photography conveys the delicacy of de Waal's works and provides a rare glimpse into his studio practice. In addition to being one of the world's leading ceramicists, de Waal is also a renowned historian of the medium. His critical and personal essays and poetry are interspersed throughout the book, bringing to light the prominence of ceramics in our everyday lives. Together, de Waal's art and writing speak to his enduring fascination with the nature of objects and the attendant history of their collection and display. Contributions to this monograph by novelists Colm Toibin, Peter Carey, and AS Byatt appear alongside critical essays by Guggenheim curator Alexandra Munroe, journalist Emma Crichton-Miller, and architect Deborah Saunt. Elegant papers and a tooled case make Edmund de Waal an exquisitely collectable object
New public architecture : recent projects( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary Japanese art in America by Alexandra Munroe( Book )

in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of Dansaekhwa( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yayoi Kusama : the 1950s and 1960s : paintings, sculpture, works on paper by Yayoi Kusama( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japanese art after 1945 : scream against the sky by Alexandra Munroe( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Max Gimblett by Max Gimblett( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three close friends of artist Max Gimblett bring together their talents to present a portrait of an artist in his fiftieth year of painting. Includes interviews on subjects such as Gimblett's spiritual beliefs, philosophy, and life as an artist
Maki, Isozaki : new public architecture : recent projects by Fumihiko and Arata Isozaki( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alternative visions : greeting from the Gallery at Takashimaya = Tōmeina kuro no shi : Takashimaya Nyūyōku Gyararī kaisetsu ni yosete by Hiromitsu Morimoto( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secret Signs : zeitgenössische chinesische Kunst im Namen der Schrift( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yoko Ono : to the light by Yōko Ono( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a pioneering conceptual artist, performance artist, film-maker, poet, musician, writer and peace activist for over five decades, Yoko Ono (born 1933) has influenced several generations of artists, musicians and cultural workers across the globe. Throughout her career, Ono has explored an incredible range of media, coining new kinds of artistic genres - most notably with her instruction pieces, which she began making in the 1950s and continues to devise today. This book accompanies the artist's major 2012 overview at the Serpentine Gallery in London (a city to which she has longstanding ties). In her introduction, Ono explains the book and show's title: "We are now at the 13th hour, facing the future together in which we may destroy ourselves or go on to create our heaven on earth. For the Serpentine Gallery, I selected pieces which had the strongest vibration to take us to the light." 0Exhibition: Serpentine Gallery, London, UK (2012)
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Japanese art after 1945 : scream against the sky
Yes Yoko OnoThe third mind : American artists contemplate Asia, 1860-1989Cai Guo-Qiang : I want to believeThe art of Mu Xin : landscape paintings and prison notesDaido Moriyama : stray dogJapanese art after 1945 : scream against the sky
Alternative Names
먼로, 알렉산드라

孟璐, 亚历山德拉

English (121)

German (2)