Art Surveys, Art History,

product image

PICASSO'S DEMOISELLES: THE UNTOLD ORIGINS OF A MODERN MASTERPIECE

Written by Blier, Suzanne Preston
Eminent art historian Suzanne Preston Blier uncovers a previously unknown history of the influences and creative process of Pablo Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, one of the twentieth century's most important, celebrated, and studied paintings.
July 5, 2019 | Paperback | Duke University Press | 448 Pages |
$29.95

SURREALISM AT PLAY

In Surrealism at Play Susan Laxton writes a new history of surrealism in which she traces the centrality of play to the movement and its ongoing legacy. For surrealist artists, play took a consistent role in their aesthetic as they worked in, with, and against a post-World War I world increasingly dominated by technology and functionalism.
February 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$27.95

HEAVEN AND EARTH IN CHINESE ART: TREASURES FROM THE NATIONAL PALACE MUSEUM, TAIPEI

This publication presents some of the highest artistic achievements in Chinese history.
March 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$29.95
product image

HEARTS OF OUR PEOPLE: NATIVE WOMEN ARTISTS

Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists explores the artistic achievements of Native women and establishes their rightful place in the art world. This landmark book includes works of art from antiquity to the present, made in a variety of media from textiles and beadwork to video and digital arts.
June 2, 2019 | Paperback | University of Washington Press | 300 Pages |
$39.95

CREATIVITY CODE: ART AND INNOVATION IN THE AGE OF AI

The award-winning author of The Music of the Primes explores the future of creativity and how machine learning will disrupt, enrich, and transform our understanding of what it means to be human.
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$30.00

ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG: AN ORAL HISTORY

Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008) was a breaker of boundaries and a consummate collaborator. He used silk-screen prints to reflect on American promise and failure, melded sculpture and painting in works called combines, and collaborated with engineers and scientists to challenge our thinking about art.
August 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$35.00

HISTORY OF ART IN JAPAN

In this book the leading authority on Japanese art history tells the fascinating story of the country's exceptional cultural heritage. Tsuji Nobuo sheds light on how Japan has nurtured distinctive aesthetics, prominent artists, and movements that have achieved global influence and popularity.
August 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$34.95

OUTWARDNESS: THE SELECTED WRITINGS OF ADRIAN STOKES

Immensely influential and beloved by artists, writers and theorists alike, Adrian Stokes (1902-72) was the last of the great British amateur art historians in the tradition of Ruskin and Berenson, and--as the first art theorist to synthesize aesthetics and psychoanalysis--the first of the moderns.
June 1, 2019 | Paperback |
$27.50

LEONARDO IN DETAIL

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) is considered one of the greatest of painters. He was a true Renaissance man, active in fields as diverse as astronomy, painting, sculpture, science, mathematics, engineering, cartography, and architecture.
April 1, 2019 | Hardcover |
$65.00

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

New Arrivals