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DATE 10/31/2022

Celebrate Halloween with Christopher Frayling on 'Vampire Cinema: The First One Hundred Years'

DATE 10/25/2022

Rizzoli Bookstore presents Chris Floyd and Catriona Ni Aolain on 'Not Just Pictures'

DATE 10/1/2022

Artbook @ Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles Bookstore presents Betony Vernon signing 'Paradise Found: An Erotic Treasury for Sybarites'

DATE 9/27/2022

Isolde Brielmaier in conversation with Aruna D’Souza on 'I Am Sparkling'

DATE 9/26/2022

Rizzoli Bookstore presents Baldwin Lee in conversation with Imani Perry

DATE 9/22/2022

New Museum presents the launch of 'El Anatsui: The Reinvention of Sculpture'

DATE 9/22/2022

'Temperature's Rising' — a new oral history of Galaxie 500

DATE 9/22/2022

On view now at Howard Greenberg Gallery, 'Baldwin Lee' is a revelation

DATE 9/19/2022

In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

DATE 9/19/2022

Featuring a pull-off poster cover, 'Betye Saar: Serious Moonlight' is a New Release this week!

DATE 9/17/2022

Museum Store of the Month: MFA Boston Shop

DATE 9/17/2022

Peter Fetterman Gallery presents Roger A. Deakins exhibition and 'Byways' signing

DATE 9/16/2022

'Julie Blackmon: Midwest Materials' is NEW from Radius Books


STAFF PICKS | FROM THE SHELVES

AVERY LOZADA | DATE 9/19/2022

In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

Mexico: The Land of CharmMexico: The Land of Charm
Che GuevaraChe Guevara
Cuba: Music and RevolutionCuba: Music and Revolution
Great Masters of Mexican Folk ArtGreat Masters of Mexican Folk Art
The Portable Universe/El Universo en tus ManosThe Portable Universe/El Universo en tus Manos
Graciela Iturbide: Heliotropo 37Graciela Iturbide: Heliotropo 37
Luchita HurtadoLuchita Hurtado
Manuel Álvarez Bravo: In ColorManuel Álvarez Bravo: In Color
This Must Be the Place: An Oral History of Latin American Artists in New York, 1965–1975This Must Be the Place: An Oral History of Latin American Artists in New York, 1965–1975
Troy Montes-Michie: Rock of EyeTroy Montes-Michie: Rock of Eye
AVERY LOZADA | DATE 9/9/2022

From Catwalk to the Street: Fashion Week Staff Picks, 2022

Virgil Abloh: Figures of SpeechVirgil Abloh: Figures of Speech
Lee Alexander McQueen: Mind, Mythos, MuseLee Alexander McQueen: Mind, Mythos, Muse
Elizaveta Porodina: Un/MaskedElizaveta Porodina: Un/Masked
Jean Paul Gaultier: JPG from A to ZJean Paul Gaultier: JPG from A to Z
Black Ivy: A Revolt in StyleBlack Ivy: A Revolt in Style
Hermès Pop UpHermès Pop Up
Christian DiorChristian Dior
L’Officiel 100L’Officiel 100
Yves Saint Laurent's Studio: Mirror and SecretsYves Saint Laurent's Studio: Mirror and Secrets
Hollywood and the Ivy LookHollywood and the Ivy Look
AVERY LOZADA | DATE 9/1/2022

Back to (Art) School!

Design Is StorytellingDesign Is Storytelling
Operating Manual for Spaceship EarthOperating Manual for Spaceship Earth
Yale: History of an Art SchoolYale: History of an Art School
Wicked Arts AssignmentsWicked Arts Assignments
The Soul of a Nation ReaderThe Soul of a Nation Reader
Why I Make Art: Contemporary Artists' Stories About Life & WorkWhy I Make Art: Contemporary Artists' Stories About Life & Work
Let's Have a Talk: Conversations with Women on Art and CultureLet's Have a Talk: Conversations with Women on Art and Culture
Mix & Stir: New Outlooks on Contemporary Art from Global PerspectivesMix & Stir: New Outlooks on Contemporary Art from Global Perspectives
Museum of the Future: Now What?Museum of the Future: Now What?
The Impossibility of Silence: Writing for Designers, Artists & PhotographersThe Impossibility of Silence: Writing for Designers, Artists & Photographers
AVERY LOZADA | DATE 6/1/2022

Celebrate LGBTQ Pride, June 2022!

Tom Atwood: Kings & Queens in Their CastlesTom Atwood: Kings & Queens in Their Castles
LGBT: San FranciscoLGBT: San Francisco
Devan Shimoyama: All the RageDevan Shimoyama: All the Rage
Tabboo!: 1982–88Tabboo!: 1982–88
Writing a Chrysanthemum: The Drawings of Rick BartonWriting a Chrysanthemum: The Drawings of Rick Barton
David Hockney: Drawing from LifeDavid Hockney: Drawing from Life
Frida Kahlo: Her PhotosFrida Kahlo: Her Photos
Berenice Abbott: Portraits of ModernityBerenice Abbott: Portraits of Modernity
Matthew Leifheit: To Die AliveMatthew Leifheit: To Die Alive
Jack Pierson: The Hungry YearsJack Pierson: The Hungry Years
Karlheinz Weinberger: PhotographsKarlheinz Weinberger: Photographs
Kiss My GendersKiss My Genders
Leigh Bowery LooksLeigh Bowery Looks
Peter Berlin: Icon, Artist, PhotosexualPeter Berlin: Icon, Artist, Photosexual
Robert Mapplethorpe: Almodóvar's GazeRobert Mapplethorpe: Almodóvar's Gaze
Andy Warhol's The Chelsea GirlsAndy Warhol's The Chelsea Girls
Alvin Baltrop: The PiersAlvin Baltrop: The Piers
Darrel EllisDarrel Ellis
Troy Montes-Michie: Rock of EyeTroy Montes-Michie: Rock of Eye
AVERY LOZADA | DATE 5/18/2022

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month!

Michael Jang: Who Is Michael Jang?Michael Jang: Who Is Michael Jang?
Sutra and BibleSutra and Bible
Displaced: Manzanar 1942–1945Displaced: Manzanar 1942–1945
Godzilla: Asian American Arts NetworkGodzilla: Asian American Arts Network
Global AsiasGlobal Asias
Glenn Kaino: This Book Is a PromiseGlenn Kaino: This Book Is a Promise
We Do Not Dream AloneWe Do Not Dream Alone
Rolling the R'sRolling the R's
David Tung Can't Have a Girlfriend Until He Gets Into an Ivy League CollegeDavid Tung Can't Have a Girlfriend Until He Gets Into an Ivy League College
Kenro Izu: SeductionKenro Izu: Seduction
AVERY LOZADA | DATE 5/6/2022

Summertime Staff Picks, 2022

Jeff Divine: 70s Surf PhotographsJeff Divine: 70s Surf Photographs
Matthew Brookes: Into the WildMatthew Brookes: Into the Wild
The Swimming Pool in PhotographyThe Swimming Pool in Photography
Dream PoolsDream Pools
Godlis: MiamiGodlis: Miami
Peter Kayafas: Coney Island WaterdancePeter Kayafas: Coney Island Waterdance
Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah: Andy Sweet's Summer Camp 1977Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah: Andy Sweet's Summer Camp 1977
Martin Parr: Beach TherapyMartin Parr: Beach Therapy
Robert Adams: Sea StoneRobert Adams: Sea Stone
Alex Webb & Rebecca Norris Webb: WavesAlex Webb & Rebecca Norris Webb: Waves
Sunset CocktailsSunset Cocktails
Dewey Nicks: Polaroids of WomenDewey Nicks: Polaroids of Women
Massimo Vitali: Entering a New WorldMassimo Vitali: Entering a New World
Matthew Leifheit: To Die AliveMatthew Leifheit: To Die Alive
Cape Cod ModernCape Cod Modern
Susan Meiselas: Tar BeachSusan Meiselas: Tar Beach
Joseph Szabo: LifeguardJoseph Szabo: Lifeguard
Joseph Szabo: HometownJoseph Szabo: Hometown
Jack Pierson: The Hungry YearsJack Pierson: The Hungry Years
Ben Watts: Montauk DreamingBen Watts: Montauk Dreaming
AVERY LOZADA | DATE 4/26/2022

Visions of Motherhood

Mother! Origin of LifeMother! Origin of Life
The Great MotherThe Great Mother
Inside Out: The Prints of Mary CassattInside Out: The Prints of Mary Cassatt
Sophie Calle: Rachel MoniqueSophie Calle: Rachel Monique
Dorothea Lange: Migrant MotherDorothea Lange: Migrant Mother
Gillian Wearing: Family StoriesGillian Wearing: Family Stories
The Family Of ManThe Family Of Man
Martine Fougeron: Nicolas & Adrien. A World with Two SonsMartine Fougeron: Nicolas & Adrien. A World with Two Sons
Nancy Borowick: The Family ImprintNancy Borowick: The Family Imprint
Joanna KirkJoanna Kirk
AVERY LOZADA | DATE 3/22/2022

Spring Fever!

Landscape Painting NowLandscape Painting Now
The Art and Craft of Garden MakingThe Art and Craft of Garden Making
David Hockney: The Arrival of Spring in Normandy, 2020David Hockney: The Arrival of Spring in Normandy, 2020
Damien Hirst: Cherry BlossomsDamien Hirst: Cherry Blossoms
Luiz Zerbini: BotanicaLuiz Zerbini: Botanica
An Illustrated Catalog of American Fruits & NutsAn Illustrated Catalog of American Fruits & Nuts
Terri Weifenbach: Cloud PhysicsTerri Weifenbach: Cloud Physics
Immersion: Living and Learning in an Olmsted GardenImmersion: Living and Learning in an Olmsted Garden
(Nothing but) Flowers(Nothing but) Flowers
Ann Craven: Birds We KnowAnn Craven: Birds We Know
John Cage: A Mycological ForayJohn Cage: A Mycological Foray
Joel Meyerowitz: Wild FlowersJoel Meyerowitz: Wild Flowers
On the Necessity of GardeningOn the Necessity of Gardening
Karl Blossfeldt: MasterworksKarl Blossfeldt: Masterworks
Brian Clarke: VespersBrian Clarke: Vespers
CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 3/1/2022

Women's History Month Recommended Reading, 2022

What Is Now Known Was Once Only Imagined: An (Auto)biography of Niki de Saint PhalleWhat Is Now Known Was Once Only Imagined: An (Auto)biography of Niki de Saint Phalle
Faith Ringgold: Politics / PowerFaith Ringgold: Politics / Power
The New Woman's Survival CatalogThe New Woman's Survival Catalog
Georgia O’KeeffeGeorgia O’Keeffe
Frida Kahlo: Her UniverseFrida Kahlo: Her Universe
Sophie Taeuber-Arp: Living AbstractionSophie Taeuber-Arp: Living Abstraction
See Red Women's WorkshopSee Red Women's Workshop
Inside Out: The Prints of Mary CassattInside Out: The Prints of Mary Cassatt
Beyond Mammy, Jezebel & SapphireBeyond Mammy, Jezebel & Sapphire
Mother! Origin of LifeMother! Origin of Life
Carolee Schneemann: Uncollected TextsCarolee Schneemann: Uncollected Texts
Meret Oppenheim: My ExhibitionMeret Oppenheim: My Exhibition
Wangechi Mutu: I Am Speaking, Are You Listening?Wangechi Mutu: I Am Speaking, Are You Listening?
Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the FutureHilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future
Betty Tompkins: Raw MaterialBetty Tompkins: Raw Material
AVERY LOZADA | DATE 2/14/2022

How Do I Love Thee?

Love, IceboxLove, Icebox
Anni and Josef AlbersAnni and Josef Albers
SweetheartsSweethearts
Modern LoveModern Love
Love & Hate & Other MysteriesLove & Hate & Other Mysteries
Love StoriesLove Stories
John Stezaker: LoveJohn Stezaker: Love
Araki: Impossible LoveAraki: Impossible Love
Arthur Elgort: I Love...Arthur Elgort: I Love...
All You Need Is LoveAll You Need Is Love
AVERY LOZADA | DATE 2/9/2022

Happy 90th Birthday, Gerhard Richter!

Gerhard Richter: Drawings 1999–2021Gerhard Richter: Drawings 1999–2021
Gerhard Richter: Two Grey Double Mirrors for a Pendulum in MünsterGerhard Richter: Two Grey Double Mirrors for a Pendulum in Münster
Gerhard Richter: LandscapeGerhard Richter: Landscape
The Richter InterviewsThe Richter Interviews
Gerhard Richter: 100 Self-PortraitsGerhard Richter: 100 Self-Portraits
Gerhard Richter: Colour ChartsGerhard Richter: Colour Charts
Gerhard Richter: PanoramaGerhard Richter: Panorama
Gerhard Richter: BirkenauGerhard Richter: Birkenau
Gerhard Richter: NovemberGerhard Richter: November
Gerhard Richter: BooksGerhard Richter: Books
Gerhard Richter: War Cut (English Edition)Gerhard Richter: War Cut (English Edition)
Gerhard Richter: BeirutGerhard Richter: Beirut
Gerhard Richter: Night SketchesGerhard Richter: Night Sketches
Gerhard Richter: Obrist-O’BristGerhard Richter: Obrist-O’Brist
Gerhard Richter: ZufallGerhard Richter: Zufall
AVERY LOZADA | DATE 2/1/2022

Celebrate Black History with these 2022 Staff Picks!

Afro-Atlantic HistoriesAfro-Atlantic Histories
Black Ivy: A Revolt in StyleBlack Ivy: A Revolt in Style
Soul of a NationSoul of a Nation
Young, Gifted and Black: A New Generation of ArtistsYoung, Gifted and Black: A New Generation of Artists
Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop GenerationWriting the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation
Jean-Michel BasquiatJean-Michel Basquiat
Faith Ringgold: Politics / PowerFaith Ringgold: Politics / Power
Really Free: The Radical Art of Nellie Mae RoweReally Free: The Radical Art of Nellie Mae Rowe
Gordon Parks: The Atmosphere of Crime, 1957Gordon Parks: The Atmosphere of Crime, 1957
Lee Friedlander: Prayer Pilgrimage for FreedomLee Friedlander: Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom
Isaac Julien: Lessons of the Hour – Frederick DouglassIsaac Julien: Lessons of the Hour – Frederick Douglass
Black Lives 1900: W.E.B. Du Bois at the Paris ExpositionBlack Lives 1900: W.E.B. Du Bois at the Paris Exposition
Yo! The Early Days of Hip Hop 1982–84Yo! The Early Days of Hip Hop 1982–84
Sue Kwon: RAP IS RISENSue Kwon: RAP IS RISEN
Reconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in AmericaReconstructions: Architecture and Blackness in America
In Search of African American SpaceIn Search of African American Space
The Soul of a Nation ReaderThe Soul of a Nation Reader
Whitewalling: Art, Race & Protest in 3 ActsWhitewalling: Art, Race & Protest in 3 Acts
Jacob Lawrence: The Migration SeriesJacob Lawrence: The Migration Series
Adam Pendleton: Who Is Queen?Adam Pendleton: Who Is Queen?
CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 1/3/2022

On View Now!

Afro-Atlantic HistoriesAfro-Atlantic Histories
Sophie Taeuber-Arp: Living AbstractionSophie Taeuber-Arp: Living Abstraction
Gillian Wearing: Wearing MasksGillian Wearing: Wearing Masks
Vasily Kandinsky: Around the CircleVasily Kandinsky: Around the Circle
Meret Oppenheim: My ExhibitionMeret Oppenheim: My Exhibition
Milton AveryMilton Avery
Matthew Wong: Blue ViewMatthew Wong: Blue View
Light, Space, Surface: Art from Southern CaliforniaLight, Space, Surface: Art from Southern California
Adam Pendleton: Who Is Queen?Adam Pendleton: Who Is Queen?
Joan Semmel: Skin in the GameJoan Semmel: Skin in the Game
AVERY LOZADA | DATE 11/19/2021

Holiday Gift Guide 2021: Stocking Stuffers

Mexico: The Land of CharmMexico: The Land of Charm
Aeroflot: Fly SovietAeroflot: Fly Soviet
A Small Book of Jewish ComediansA Small Book of Jewish Comedians
Sneakers UnboxedSneakers Unboxed
Sunset CocktailsSunset Cocktails
The Redstone Diary 2022The Redstone Diary 2022
A Bestiary of the AnthropoceneA Bestiary of the Anthropocene
Help Your Self!Help Your Self!
For Cats OnlyFor Cats Only
Sophie Calle: The HotelSophie Calle: The Hotel
AVERY LOZADA | DATE 11/18/2021

Holiday Gift Guide 2021: For the Art Lover

Fabric of a NationFabric of a Nation
Cézanne: DrawingCézanne: Drawing
Marcel DuchampMarcel Duchamp
Vasily Kandinsky: Around the CircleVasily Kandinsky: Around the Circle
Another World: The Transcendental Painting GroupAnother World: The Transcendental Painting Group
Yoshitomo NaraYoshitomo Nara
Kay Nielsen: An Enchanted VisionKay Nielsen: An Enchanted Vision
Milton AveryMilton Avery
Alexis Rockman: Works on PaperAlexis Rockman: Works on Paper
Barbara Kruger: Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean YouBarbara Kruger: Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You
AVERY LOZADA | DATE 11/17/2021

Holiday Gift Guide 2021: For the Photographer and Photography Collector

Godlis: MiamiGodlis: Miami
Ruth Orkin: A Photo SpiritRuth Orkin: A Photo Spirit
Joel Meyerowitz: Wild FlowersJoel Meyerowitz: Wild Flowers
Lee Friedlander: The People's PicturesLee Friedlander: The People's Pictures
Masahisa Fukase: SasukeMasahisa Fukase: Sasuke
Nick Brandt: The Day May BreakNick Brandt: The Day May Break
Ken Light: Course of the EmpireKen Light: Course of the Empire
Mitch Epstein: In IndiaMitch Epstein: In India
Masao Yamamoto: Small Things in SilenceMasao Yamamoto: Small Things in Silence
Fotoclubismo: Brazilian Modernist Photography and the Foto-Cine Clube Bandeirante, 1946–1964Fotoclubismo: Brazilian Modernist Photography and the Foto-Cine Clube Bandeirante, 1946–1964
AVERY LOZADA | DATE 11/16/2021

Holiday Gift Guide 2021: Celebrating Black History

Black Ivy: A Revolt in StyleBlack Ivy: A Revolt in Style
Really Free: The Radical Art of Nellie Mae RoweReally Free: The Radical Art of Nellie Mae Rowe
Adam Pendleton: Who Is Queen?Adam Pendleton: Who Is Queen?
The Soul of a Nation ReaderThe Soul of a Nation Reader
Afro-Atlantic HistoriesAfro-Atlantic Histories
AVERY LOZADA | DATE 11/15/2021

Holiday Gift Guide 2021: Celebrating Women Artists

Georgia O’KeeffeGeorgia O’Keeffe
Sophie Taeuber-Arp: Living AbstractionSophie Taeuber-Arp: Living Abstraction
Meret Oppenheim: My ExhibitionMeret Oppenheim: My Exhibition
Women in ArchitectureWomen in Architecture
Frida Kahlo: Her UniverseFrida Kahlo: Her Universe
AVERY LOZADA | DATE 11/14/2021

Holiday Gift Guide 2021: For the Gardener

David Hockney: The Arrival of Spring in Normandy, 2020David Hockney: The Arrival of Spring in Normandy, 2020
Damien Hirst: Cherry BlossomsDamien Hirst: Cherry Blossoms
The Art and Craft of Garden MakingThe Art and Craft of Garden Making
An Illustrated Catalog of American Fruits & NutsAn Illustrated Catalog of American Fruits & Nuts
Immersion: Living and Learning in an Olmsted GardenImmersion: Living and Learning in an Olmsted Garden
AVERY LOZADA | DATE 11/13/2021

Holiday Gift Guide 2021: For Film & Music Buffs

Hayao MiyazakiHayao Miyazaki
Metallica: The Black Album in Black & WhiteMetallica: The Black Album in Black & White
Led Zeppelin VinylLed Zeppelin Vinyl
Common TonesCommon Tones
Sue Kwon: RAP IS RISENSue Kwon: RAP IS RISEN