Academic Titles: Art

Dutch Art in a Global Age Edited with text by Christopher D.M. Atkins. Text by Pepijn Brandon, Simona Di Nepi, Stephanie S. Dickey, Michele L. Frederick, Hanneke Grootenboer, Katherine Harper, Courtney Leigh Harris, Mary E. Hicks, Anna C. Knaap, Rhona MacBeth, Katrina Newbury, Christine Storti, Gerri Strickler, Claudia Swan, Jeroen van der Vliet, Benjamin Weiss.

The 17th century has long been considered a "golden age" for Dutch art, fueled by the Dutch Republic’s growth as an economic world power. Nourished by an innovative stock market and burgeoning global trade network, >>more
MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468911
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Hbk, 10 x 11 in. / 224 pgs / 135 color.
Pub Date: 10/10/2023 In stock

Going Dark: The Contemporary Figure at the Edge of Visibility Edited with introduction and text by Ashley James. Text by Abbe Schriber, Ayanna Dozier, Key Jo Lee, Legacy Russell, Jordan Carter. Contributions by Kevin Young, Harmony Holiday, Nontsikelelo Mutiti, Rio Cortez, Kristian Henson, Hassan Rahim, Marwa Helal.

Going Dark brings together a multigenerational group of contemporary artists who engage the "semi-visible" figure—representations that are partially (or fully) obscured, including, in some cases, literally darkened—and suggests that the concept of going dark is >>more
Guggenheim Museum Publications
ISBN 9780892075638
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Hbk, 8 x 12 in. / 256 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 11/21/2023 Out of stock

Groundswell: Women of Land Art Edited with text by Leigh A. Arnold. Text by Scout Hutchinson, Jana La Brasca, Anna Lovatt, Jenni Sorkin, Anne Thompson.

Using materials such as earth, wind, water, fire, wood, salt, rocks, mirrors and explosives, American artists of the 1960s began to move beyond the white cube gallery space to work directly in the land. With >>more
DelMonico Books/Nasher Sculpture Center
ISBN 9781636811109
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Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 256 pgs / 170 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/07/2023 Out of stock

Intermedia, Fluxus and the Something Else Press: Selected Writings by Dick Higgins Edited by Steve Clay, Ken Friedman. Afterword by Hannah Higgins.

There are few art-world figures as influential—and as little known—as Dick Higgins (1938–98), cofounder of Fluxus, "polyartist," poet, scholar, theorist, composer, performer and, not least, the publisher of the legendary Something Else Press. In 1965 >>more
ISBN 9781938221200
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Pbk, 7.25 x 9.75 in. / 336 pgs / 95 color / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 Out of stock

Jack Whitten: Cosmic Soul Text by Richard Shiff.

This comprehensive monograph surveys the work of Black American artist Jack Whitten, known for his swirling, mosaic-like abstractions and his innovative material experimentations, especially with acrylic paint. Resembling topographical maps, Whitten’s works rely heavily on >>more
Hauser & Wirth Publishers
ISBN 9783906915739
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Pbk, 7.5 x 10 in. / 360 pgs / 154 color / 2 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/13/2022 Out of stock

Josef Albers: Homage to the Square Text by Gottfried Boehm, Vincent Broqua, Fritz Horstman, Raimer Jochims, Donald Judd, Heinz Liesbrock, Amy Jean Porter, Jeannette Redensek, Margit Rowell.

Made over the course of a quarter century between 1950 and his death in 1976, Josef Albers’ groundbreaking series Homage to the Square comprises 2,000 oil paintings. His quest for continuous reflection and refinement inspired >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775754163
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Hbk, 8.75 x 12 in. / 356 pgs / 220 color.
Pub Date: 01/31/2023 In stock

Just Above Midtown: Changing Spaces Edited with text by Thomas J. Lax, Lilia Rocio Taboada. Text by Eric Booker, Brandon Eng, Kellie Jones, Yelena Keller, Marielle Ingram, Legacy Russell. Interview with Linda Goode Bryant by Thelma Golden.

Just Above Midtown, or JAM, was an art gallery and self-described laboratory for experimentation led by Linda Goode Bryant that foregrounded African American artists and artists of color. Open from 1974 to 1986, it was >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York/The Studio Museum in Harlem
ISBN 9781633451377
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Pbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 184 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 11/01/2022 Out of stock

Newspaper Edited by Steve Lawrence, Peter Hujar, Andrew Ullrick.

Published by Steve Lawrence and edited alongside Peter Hujar and Andrew Ullrick, Newspaper was issued in New York City between 1968 and 1971. A wordless, picture-only periodical that replicated the scale of the New York >>more
Primary Information
ISBN 9781737797944
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Pbk, 9.75 x 13.5 in. / 416 pgs / 408 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/11/2023 Out of stock

Picasso in Fontainebleau Edited by Anne Umland with Francesca Ferrari and Alexandra Morrison. Contributions by Cindy Albertson, Anny Aviram, Lee Ann Daffner, Michael Duffy, Emilie Faust, Starr Figura, Erika Mosier, Rachel Mustalish.

In the summer of 1921, on the west wall of his improvised garage studio in Fontainebleau, France, Pablo Picasso painted two large-scale and astonishingly different-looking pictures side by side. On the left hung his classicizing >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633451391
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Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 232 pgs / 240 color.
Pub Date: 10/10/2023 Out of stock

Soul of a Nation Edited with text by Mark Godfrey, Zoé Whitley. Contributions by Linda Goode Bryant, Susan E. Cahan, David Driskell, Edmund Barry Gaither, Jae Jarrell, Wadsworth Jarrell, Samella Lewis.

In the period of radical change that was 1963–83, young black artists at the beginning of their careers confronted difficult questions about art, politics and racial identity. How to make art that would stand as >>more
ISBN 9781942884170
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Hbk, 8.5 x 10 in. / 256 pgs / 203 color / 33 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017 In stock

Souls Grown Deep like the Rivers Text by Maxwell L. Anderson, Raina Lampkins-Fielder, Paul Goodwin.

For generations, Black artists from the American South have forged a unique art tradition. Working in near isolation from established practices, they have created masterpieces in clay, driftwood, roots, soil, and recycled and cast-off objects >>more
Royal Academy of Arts
ISBN 9781912520954
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Hbk, 7.5 x 10.25 in. / 144 pgs / 125 color.
Pub Date: 05/09/2023 Out of stock

Strong Women in Renaissance Italy Text by Marietta Cambareri.

The story of the Renaissance in Italy is often told through the work of great male artists such as Michelangelo, Raphael, Donatello and Leonardo. But what about the female half of the population? By exploring >>more
MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468928
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Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 176 pgs / 140 color.
Pub Date: 10/10/2023 Out of stock

Surrealism and Us: Caribbean and African Diasporic Artists since 1940 Edited with text by María Elena Ortiz. Preface by Marla Price. Text by Annette K. Joseph-Gabriel, Negarra A. Kudumu, Ashley Stull Meyers, Lindsey Reynolds.

On the centennial anniversary of André Breton’s first Surrealist Manifesto, Surrealism and Us shines new light on how Surrealism was consumed and transformed in the Caribbean and the United States. It brings together more than >>more
DelMonico Books/Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
ISBN 9781636811284
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Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 208 pgs / 96 color / 9 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/02/2024 In stock

The Cold Gaze: Germany in the 1920s Edited by Lćrke Rydal Jřrgensen, Kirsten Degel. Foreword by Kirsten Degel, Poul Erik Třjner. Text by Anthony Lane, Catherine Wermester, Werner Möller, Herbert Molderings, Patrick Rössler, Angela Lampe, Christopher Isherwood, Alfred Döblin, Irmgard Keun, Bertolt Brecht, Marieluise Fleisser, Vicki Baum, Hans Fallada.

At the center of this volume are the Neue Sachlichkeit (New Objectivity) artists—Otto Dix, George Grosz and Albert Renger-Patzsch—and the groundbreaking photographer August Sander, in particular his famed series People of the 20th Century, which >>more
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9788793659599
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Hbk, 10.25 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 70 color / 77 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/28/2023 Out of stock

The New York Tapes: Alan Solomon’s Interviews for Television, 1965–66 Edited with text by Matthew Simms. Interviews by Alan Solomon.

This substantial volume publishes for the first time a series of interviews conducted with seminal East Coast artists and their associates, including Kenneth Noland, Jim Dine, Roy Lichtenstein, Marcella Brenner, Helen Jacobson, Clement Greenberg, Helen >>more
Circle Books/Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
ISBN 9780578635286
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Pbk, 5 x 7.5 in. / 672 pgs / 399 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2023 Out of stock

The Sphinx and the Milky Way: Selections from the Journals of Charles Burchfield Edited with text by Ben Estes. Introduction by Nancy Weekly.

In the early years of the 20th century, Charles Burchfield painted mystic and visionary landscapes, and with some of his contemporaries, including Edward Hopper, Georgia O’Keeffe and Grant Wood, can be seen to have built >>more
The Song Cave
ISBN 9781734035148
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Pbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 200 pgs / 34 color.
Pub Date: 10/17/2023 In stock

The Time is Always Now: Artists Reframe the Black Figure Edited with text by Ekow Eshun. Text by Bernardine Evaristo, Esi Edugyan, Dorothy Price.

“There is never a time in the future in which we will work out our salvation. The challenge is in the moment, the time is always now,” wrote James Baldwin. Published in conjunction with the >>more
National Portrait Gallery
ISBN 9781855145580
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Hbk, 9.75 x 11.75 in. / 192 pgs / 67 color.
Pub Date: 03/19/2024 In stock

Why I Make Art: Contemporary Artists' Stories About Life & Work Introduction and interviews by Brian Alfred. Foreword by Hrishikesh Hirway.

This compelling volume explores the practices and life stories of artists across multiple mediums, including painting, photography, sculpture and land art. Offering readers an intimate, contemplative view of each remarkable creator, Why I Make Art >>more
Atelier Éditions
ISBN 9781733622097
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8 in. / 336 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 07/05/2022 Out of stock

Wicked Arts Assignments Edited with text by Emiel Heijnen, Melissa Bremmer. Interviews by Pavčl van Houten, Jorge Lucero, Nina Paim, Erik Schrooten, Stephanie Springgay.

The almost 100 arts assignments compiled in this instructive new volume are designed to foster cross-disciplinary creativity in the visual arts, performance, theater, music and design. Everyone who teaches the arts knows the value of >>more
ISBN 9789492095756
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Pbk, 6 x 8.75 in. / 304 pgs / 140 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/02/2021 Out of stock