Belinda Rathbone’s biography traces the sculptor’s embrace of kinetic mechanisms to his work in the Singer Sewing Machine factory.
Charles Dellheim’s study tells the tale of a small group of Jewish art dealers and collectors who played a key role in the changing art world of the 19th and 20th centuries.
Brink is not a fun book, and it shouldn’t be.
A lavishly illustrated, fascinating book explores the resurgence of Venetian glass and the ways it influenced American ideas about taste and beauty.
Eugene Lim’s novel explores mortality by way of Buddhism, cybernetics, and Asian identity.
Unlike many of his contemporaries, who centered their own lives and loves in relation to contemporary queer culture and the AIDS epidemic, Ellis looked backward.
Tarot in Pandemic and Revolution reinstates tarot’s enduring ability to offer structure and guidance in moments of social unrest.
Schloss’s The Loft Generation creates a mirror-memoir, as literary portraiture doubles as veiled self-portraiture.
In the mid-1900s, nudists in Britain believed they could improve national health and remedy buttoned-up social norms and rigid class divisions.
Memoirs by Ai Weiwei and Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, a biography on Harold Rosenberg, and more are on our top list for art tomes this year.
For the past nine years, Michael Sherwin visited and photographed ancient earthworks, sacred landforms, documented archeological sites, and contested battlegrounds of Native American people.
An art historian and food and wine writer, Leonard Barkan roves from Pompeiian mosaics to Bible passages to Shakespearean plays in search of food and drink.