Impractical Spaces: Houston resurrects the stories of the city’s artist-run venues since 1947.
Three Women Artists: Expanding Abstract Expressionism in the American West uncovers the little-known stories of professional and creative gains in the region, and especially in the Texas Panhandle.
The All Night Movie recounts the artist’s experiences in New York’s art world of the 1970s and ’80s with a list of mostly bygone names and places.
Borrowing the model of the palimpsest, George’s The Umayyad Mosque of Damascus: Art, Faith and Empire in Early Islam takes the reader on a vivid tour of the renowned mosque’s history, meaning, and significance.
Mimi Plumb’s photos of 1980s and ’90s San Francisco look at the dissonance between an expanding metropolis and its surrounding environment.
If art is power, as Farah Nayeri’s Takedown consistently shows, then how can galleries and museums successfully negotiate relationships of power?
Isolde Brielmaier’s book I Am Sparkling illustrates how Parekh’s studio became a place for sitters to assert their agency in a changing world.
Ruth Millington tells the story of the women (and nine men) who have been portrayed in various paintings considered “masterpieces.”
Shannon Taggart’s book SÈANCE pictures the supernatural occurrences in the lives of Spiritualists, seekers, mediums, and other occult practitioners.
Spell Bound helps readers curious about the craft to both see and understand the wide array of expressions that magic can assume, including in the context of new technologies.
Carla Zaccagnini’s Cuentos de Cuentas recounts her personal history amid Latin America’s history of financial crises.
If Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus radically redefines the scope of philosophy, it has proved irresistibly suggestive to literary theorists, poets, and artists.