Art Surveys, Art History,

HOW ART MADE POP AND POP BECAME ART

John Lennon, David Bowie, Frank Zappa, the Who, the Velvet Underground, New Wave, Punk: this new book is a remarkable study examining the intertwined histories of pop musicians and the visual arts.
March 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$39.95

100 FIGURES: THE UNSEEN ART OF QUENTIN BLAKE

Quentin Blake's illustrations are instantly recognizable to millions around the world. What are less well-known, though, are his original works of art, those not created as book illustrations.
March 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$27.50

CULTURE OF BRONZE: MAKING AND MEANING IN ITALIAN RENAISSANCE SCULPTURE

The Italian Renaissance was a golden age for bronze sculpture, both on a grand scale--such as Ghiberti's Gates of Paradise, or Cellini's Perseus--and more intimate statuettes and small-scale functional objects. Bronze, being both costly and luxurious, embodied power, authority, and eternity and emulated the classical past.
February 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$50.00

HOT, COLD, HEAVY, LIGHT, 100 ART WRITINGS 1988-2018

Hot Cold Heavy Light collects 100 writings—some long, some short—that taken together forma group portrait of many of the world’s most significant and interesting artists. From Pablo Picasso to Cindy Sherman, Old Masters to contemporary masters, paintings to comix, and saints to charlatans, Schjeldahl ranges widely through the diverse and confusing art world, an expert guide to a dazzling scene. No other writer enhances the reader’s experience of art in precise, jargon-free prose as Schjeldahl does. His reviews are more essay than criticism, and he offers engaging and informative accounts of artists and their work. For more than three decades, he has written about art with Emersonian openness and clarity. A fresh perspective, an unexpected connection, a lucid gloss on a big idea awaits the reader on every page of this big, absorbing, buzzing book.
June 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$28.00

LOST ANATOMIES: THE EVOLUTION OF THE HUMAN FORM

Renowned paleoartist John Gurche brings the traditional techniques of figure drawing and anatomical art to the portrayal of our hominin ancestors. The result is a visual record of the evolving human form that feels alive in a way no scientific illustration could match.
March 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$40.00

MICHAEL DE FEO: FLOWERS

As an art student in 1993, Michael De Feo drew a simple bloom that became a familiar and welcome presence in New York after he spent countless nights pasting hundreds of versions of it all over the city's building walls. Twenty-five years later, these flowers have been sighted in more than 60 international cities.
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$35.00

ART OF MARK RYDEN'S WHIPPED CREAM: FOR THE AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE

In 2017, Mark Ryden, the "Godfather of Pop Surrealism," tackled a new medium: ballet.In partnership with American Ballet Theatre (ABT), he created "Whipped Cream," a new masterpiece that has since become a part of the theatre's classic repertoire.Featuring interviews with and commentaries from principal dancers--including Misty Copleland, David Hallberg, Stella Abrera, Gillian Murphy, and Danii
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$49.95

GLEN PARK LIBRARY: A FAIRY TALE OF DISRUPTION

How Silicon Valley, the dark net, and digital culture have affected our relationship to knowledge, history, language, aesthetics, reading, and truth.
February 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$30.00

SHARON LOCKHART: PINE FLAT

A nuanced reading of an artwork that explores a place, transitory and pastoral, where childhood might be lived and imagined differently
April 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$19.95

BEING AND NEONNESS (REVISED AND ADAPTED BY LUIS DE MIRANDA)

A cultural and philosophical history of neon, from Paris in the twentieth century to the perpetually switched-on present day.
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$14.95

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