Tatzu Nishi: Discovering Columbus cap

Keep your head on straight with a cap featuring artist Tatzu Nishi's signature.

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Sol LeWitt: Structures, 1965-2006 © 2011

Public Art Fund is pleased to present its new publication, Sol LeWitt: Structures, 1965-2006. Documenting the first outdoor retrospective of the artist's structures, the volume features contributions by a talented group of art historians, a previously unpublished interview with the artist, and more than 100 installation and historical images.

Edited by Nicholas Baume

Essays by Nicholas Baume, Rachel Haidu, Anna Lovatt, Joe Madura, and Kirsten Swenson

Foreword by Susan K. Freedman

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Statuesque © 2011

This 171 page catalogue documents Statuesque, the group exhibition that was on view at City Hall Park, New York, from June through December of 2010, and at the Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, from April 9 – August 21, 2011. Featuring Pawel Althamer, Huma Bhabha, Aaron Curry, Thomas Houseago, Matthew Monahan, and Rebecca Warren, the book includes a thorough exploration of the exhibition and its themes, as well as discussions on each artist's work, interviews, and more than 150 color images.

Introduction and essay by Nicholas Baume, forward by Susan K. Freedman, and texts by Miguel Morcuende Gonzalez

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Limited Edition Bowling Shirts by Daniel Buren, 2010

Guests at The Bowling Ball, our 2010 annual Spring Benefit, received limited edition bowling shirts featuring a design by artist Daniel Buren. Purchase one of your own — in the color of your choice. Shirts feature Buren's design on the back, and the Public Art Fund logo on the sleeve, and are available in red, blue, yellow, green, or purple, in sizes from XS to XXL.

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Double Take © 2010

Exploring ideas of illusionism and visual duplicity, Double Take features new site-specific commissions by artists Michael DeLucia, Christian de Vietri, Natasha Johns-Messenger, Johannes VanDerBeek, and the collaborative team of Matt Irie and Dominick Talvacchio. It is the exhibition catalogue to Public Art Fund's 2009-10 group show at MetroTech Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Introduction by Nicholas Baume, texts by Jesse Hamerman and Liz Linden

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Trapdoor © 2009

The Trapdoor catalog documents the Public Art Fund's 2008-09 group exhibition at the MetroTech Center in downtown Brooklyn, featuring the work of Ethan Breckenridge, Francis Cape, Martha Friedman, and Sara Greenberger Rafferty. The essays and photos within this catalog elaborate on themes within the artists' works which convey a sense of transition or metamorphosis, and exhibit an element of the unexpected.

Texts by Rochelle Steiner and Abigail Clark

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The New Millennium Paper Airplane Book © 2009

The New Millennium Paper Airplane Book by Klara Hobza is a compelling collection of paper airplane designs and stories compiled partly out of submissions to Hobza's The New Millennium Paper Airplane Contest that took place last fall. Intended to disappear into the air, the book's pages are designed to be ripped out, folded, and flown into the world with step-by-step folding instructions.

By Klara Hobza; Introductory essays by Rochelle Steiner and Liz Linden

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Everyday Eden © 2008

The Everyday Eden catalog documents the Public Art Fund's 2007-08 group exhibition at the MetroTech Center in Brooklyn, featuring the work of Jedediah Caesar, Tony Feher, Rob Fischer, Paula Hayes, and Nina Katchadourian. The text and photos within this catalog elaborate on common themes seen throughout the exhibition, including ecological concerns, decay, recycling, and preservation.

Texts by Rochelle Steiner and Melissa Beyer

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Allison Smith: The Muster © 2007

This 128 page book documents The Muster, a work commissioned by the Public Art Fund. On May 14, 2005, artist Allison Smith transformed Governors Island — the former U.S. military base located only minutes by ferry from the southern shore of Manhattan — into a stage for The Muster. Smith invited artists and non-artists alike to declare a cause and create a campsite-installation in response to her question: "What are you fighting for?" Combining celebration, art, craft, history and activism, this event embodied the complexities of its political, aesthetic and cultural moment.

Foreword by Susan K. Freedman

Essays by Tom Eccles, James Trainor, Anne Wehr

Texts by Allison Smith

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The World Is Round © 2007

This 16 page catalog features the work of Jacob Dyrenforth, Diana Guerrero-Maciá, Chris Hanson & Hendrika Sonnenberg, Matt Johnson, and Ryan McGinness, all part of The World Is Round, a group show at MetroTech Center in Brooklyn from October 26, 2006 - September 9, 2007.

Texts by Rochelle Steiner and Anne Wehr

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Janet Cardiff The Walk Book © 2005

Published by T-B A21 — Thyssen Bornemisza Art Contemporary — in collaboration with the Public Art Fund, The Walk Book is the definitive survey of Janet Cardiff's signature audio walks.

Texts by Janet Cardiff and Mirjam Schaub

Contributions by Tom Eccles, Gary Garrels, Madeleine Grynsztejn, John Weber, and many other curators

Includes CD featuring an audio tour through the book

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Francis Alÿs The Modern Procession © 2004

This 160 page book documents Francis Alÿs's orchestrated procession from the Museum of Modern Art's midtown Manhattan location to the museum's temporary location in Long Island City, Queens on June 23, 2002

Edited by Francis Alÿs and Anne Wehr

Conversation between Francis Alÿs, Robert Storr, and Tom Eccles

Essays by Tom Eccles, Francis Alÿs, Lynne Cooke, Alejandro Diaz, Dario Gamboni, RoseLee Goldberg, Laurence Kardish, Harper Montgomery, and Francesco Pellizzi

Includes DVD with footage of the procession

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Plop: Recent Projects of the Public Art Fund © 2004

Co-published with Merrell, this 256 page full-color book documents 49 contemporary art projects presented by the Public Art Fund from 1995 to 2003.Plop explores the diverse ways in which artists have created dynamic, inventive and participatory art experiences for New York City's urban landscape.

Edited and Written by Tom Eccles, Anne Wehr, and Jeffrey Kastner

Essays by Dan Cameron, and Katy Siegel

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Governors Island: Photographs by Lisa Kereszi & Andrew Moore © 2004

Co-published with the Governors Island Education and Preservation Corporation, this 60 page full-color book documents an exhibition of photographs first shown at the Municipal Art Society’s Urban Center Gallery in May 2004. Artists Lisa Kereszi and Andrew Moore capture the minute details and grand landscapes of Governors Island’s military structures and abandoned service and residential facilities.

Edited by Anne Wehr

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Semiprecious © 2004

This 30 page catalog features the work of Carolyn Castaño, Jennifer Cohen, Luis Gispert, Kirsten Hassenfeld, and Marc Swanson, all part of Semiprecious, a group show at MetroTech Center in Brooklyn from September 29, 2004 – August 31, 2005.

Edited and Written by Miki Garcia

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Roxy Paine/Bluff © 2004

This 112 page book documents Roxy Paine's Bluff, a 50-foot-tall stainless-steel tree displayed in Central Park as part of a collaboration with the Whitney Museum of American Art's 2002 Biennial Exhibition.

Edited by Anne Wehr

Conversation between Allan McCollum and Roxy Paine

Essays by Michael Crewdson, Margaret Mittelbach, and Tim Griffin

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Mariko Mori: Wave UFO © 2003

Co-published with Kunsthaus Bregenz in Austria, this 174 page book documents Mariko Mori's Wave UFO, a sculptural object and viewer participatory installation first installed at Kunsthaus Bregenz in Bregenz, Austria from February 8 until March 23, 2003 and then installed at 590 Madison Avenue, New York from May 10 until July 31, 2003.

Edited by Eckhard Schneider

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Now Entering Brooklyn © 2003

This 48 page catalog documents four Public Art Fund projects in Brooklyn, ranging from Vik Muniz's wrapping of BAM's façade to the pop-surrealist sculptures of theAmerican Idyll exhibition at MetroTech, including Jon Conner, Roman de Salvo, Amy Gartrell, Dave McKenzie, and Pentti Monkkonen, the sandwich boards carried by curator Jacob Fabricius, and the haunting mechanized puppets of Clara Williams's The Price.

Edited by Miki Garcia

Essay by Jacob Fabricius accompanied by conversations with Bernadette Corporation, Leon Golub, Sharon Hayes, Ben Kinmont, John Miller, Aleksandra Mir, Adrian Piper, Julia Scher, Michael Snow, and Valerie Tevere

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Parklife © 2003

This 24 page catalog features the work of Isidro Blasco, Liz Craft, Peter Gould, Elke Lehmann, and Franco Mondini-Ruiz, all part of Parklife, a group show at MetroTech Center in Brooklyn from October 2002 through September 2003.

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Mark Dion's Field Guide to the Wildlife of Madison Square Park © 2003

This 32 page Field Guide describes the flora and fauna found in Madison Square Park and was a component of Mark Dion's Urban Wildlife Observation Unit, installed as part of Target Art in the Park, 2003.

Edited by Mark Dion

Essays by Michael Crewdson, Margaret Mittelbach, and Gregory Volk

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Keith Edmier Emil Dobbelstein and Henry J. Drope, 1944 © 2002

This 40 page catalog documents Keith Edmier's 2 bronze sculptures: Emil Dobbelstein and Henry J. Drope, 1944 installed at Doris C. Freedman Plaza (5th Avenue & 60th Street) as part of the Whitney Biennial in Central Park 2002.

Edited by Jeffrey Kastner

Essay by Ronald Jones

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Josiah McElheny: The Metal Party © 2002

This 70 page book was co-published with Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, and documents McElheny's The Metal Party installation presented by the Public Art Fund in a gallery space in DUMBO and at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

Edited by Apollonia Morrill

Essays by Glen Helfand, Christine Mehring, Peter Nisbet, Ingrid Schaffner

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Tony Oursler: The Influence Machine © 2001

Co-published with Artangel in London, this 104 page book documents Oursler's installation at both New York City's Madison Square Park and at London's Soho Square.

Edited by Gerrie van Noord

Conversation between Tony Oursler and Louise Neri

Essays by Carlo McCormick and Marina Warner

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Paul Pfeiffer: Orpheus Descending © 2001

This 28 page catalog documents Paul Pfeiffer's video installation at the World Trade and World Financial Centers in summer 2001.

Edited by Jeffrey Kastner

Conversation with Paul Pfeiffer, Jeffrey Kastner, Tom Eccles, Lawrence Chua and John Letourneau and an essay by Lawrence Chua

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Lawrence Weiner: NYC Manhole Covers © 2001

Through photographs, this 40 page catalog documents the 19 locations below 14th Street in New York City, where Lawrence Weiner's NYC Manhole Covers are installed.

Photographs by Kirsten Weiner

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Halcyon Days © 2001

This 24 page catalog features the work of Jason Dodge, Andrew Kromelow, Michelle Lopez, Peter Rostovsky, and Jude Tallichet, all part of Halcyon Days, a group show at MetroTech Center in Brooklyn.

Edited and Written by Jeffrey Kastner

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Looking Up: Rachel Whiteread's Water Tower © 1999

Through essays, drawings, photographs and commentary this 196 page book documents Whiteread's inspiration for Water Tower, her first public art project in New York City, commissioned by the Public Art Fund.

Edited by Louise Neri

Essays by Tom Eccles, Molly Nesbit, Luc Sante, and Neville Wakefield

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