Art Surveys, Art History,

SUBLIME

Written by Simon Morley
The continuing relevance and constant reinvention of the sublime--the transcendent, the awe-inspiring, the unpresentable--in art and culture since 1945.
March 31, 2010 | Paperback | MIT Press | 237 Pages |
$24.95

MAGAZINE

The artist's magazine as a place where new ideas and forms can be imagined and created, from the eighteenth century to the twenty-first.
February 1, 2016 | Paperback |
$24.95

NETWORKS

Considering art at the center of network theory, from the rise of the electronic media age in the 1960s to the present.
February 1, 2014 | Paperback |
$24.95

NETWORKING THE BLOC: EXPERIMENTAL ART IN EASTERN EUROPE 1965-1981

The story of the experimental zeitgeist in Eastern European art, seen through personal encounters, pioneering dialogues, collaborative projects, and cultural exchanges.
February 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$49.95

INVISIBLE COLORS: THE ARTS OF THE ATOMIC AGE

How art makes visible what had been invisible--the effects of radiation, the lives of atomic bomb survivors, and the politics of the atomic age.
February 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$34.95

BOREDOM

Boredom in modern and contemporary art: as something to be struggled against, embraced as an experience, or explored as a potential site of resistance.
January 1, 2017 | Paperback |
$24.95

COLOUR

Writings on color from modernism to the present, by writers from Baudelaire to Baudrillard, surveying art from Paul Gauguin to Rachel Whiteread.
March 1, 2008 | Paperback |
$24.95

DEACCESSIONING AND ITS DISCONTENTS: A CRITICAL HISTORY

Written by Martin Gammon
The first history of the deaccession of objects from museum collections that defends deaccession as an essential component of museum practice. Museums often stir controversy when they deaccession works--formally remove objects from permanent collections--with some critics accusing them of betraying civic virtue and the public trust.
July 24, 2018 | Hardcover | MIT Press | 448 Pages |
$44.95

BEAUTY

Key texts on beauty and its revival in contemporary art.
April 1, 2009 | Paperback |
$24.95

BLACK MOUNTAIN COLLEGE: EXPERIMENT IN ART

The paperback edition of a milestone work that has been unavailable for several years, documenting the short but influential life of Black Mountain College.
February 1, 2013 | Paperback |
$43.95

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