DATE 7/12/2022

Join us at the Atlanta Gift & Home Market 2022

DATE 6/30/2022

AIGA presents 'Designing Peace' curator and editor Cynthia Smith

DATE 6/27/2022

Natural treasures of bygone centuries in 'Collecting Nature: The History of the Herbarium and Natural Specimens'

DATE 6/25/2022

Prescient, playful hardcore self-portraiture in 'Peter Berlin: Icon, Artist, Photosexual'

DATE 6/24/2022

Processing the Supreme Court's landmark decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, and yesterday's NYC conceal-carry decision, we turn to Barbara Kruger

DATE 6/23/2022

A panoramic new exploration of Christian Dior

DATE 6/21/2022

Celebrate summer with 'Matthew Brookes: Into the Wild'

DATE 6/19/2022

Celebrate Juneteenth with ‘Nick Cave: Forothermore’

DATE 6/16/2022

Rizzoli Bookstore presents Matthew Leifheit and Jack Parlett launching 'To Die Alive'

DATE 6/12/2022

A new monograph on Sonia Delaunay releases this week!

DATE 6/11/2022

Arthur Grace to sign 'Communism(s): A Cold War Album' at Arcana

DATE 6/11/2022

Artbook @ MoMA PS1 presents the launch of Joy Ladin's 'Shekhinah Speaks'

DATE 6/11/2022

Museum Store of the Month: Artbook @ MoMA PS1 Bookstore


Film still from

Stan Douglas: The Secret Agent

This film still from Stan Douglas' new six-channel film "The Secret Agent"—on view through April 30 at David Zwirner gallery—is reproduced from Ludion's gorgeous new book of the same name. Reviewed by Randy Kennedy in this week's New York Times, the film is an adaptation of a 1907 Joseph Conrad novel about a terrorist plot to blow up an English observatory, reimagined for Portugal during the post-revolutionary summer of 1975. "Douglas' The Secret Agent is above all a film about modernity," Jason E. Smith writes. "It is 'about' modernity, though, in a very special way: in the story, modernity is not merely evoked, it is targeted for attack… From the perspective of our present, to watch The Secret Agent is to measure the distance between the volatility of the time depicted—its modernizing dynamism, its opening onto an indeterminate future—and the present of the crisis, our crisis."

Stan Douglas: The Secret Agent

Stan Douglas: The Secret Agent

Hbk, 8.5 x 10.5 in. / 192 pgs / 300 color.

Happy Mother's Day!

DATE 5/8/2022

Happy Mother's Day!