Through multiple mediums, Kinship demonstrates the ways that a number of artists had to navigate COVID-19’s influence on their process.
Mapping Patchwork Across the Globe
Catherine Legrand’s Patchwork: A World Tour is an important step towards finally giving this art form the appreciation it deserves.
Helen Cammock’s Love Letter to New Orleans
In a vividly illustrated artist’s book, Cammock breaks through the fourth wall of the page to present the city as a composition of energies.
Katy Hessel Kicks Men Out of the Western Art Canon
After reading The Story of Art Without Men, educators may aspire to redesign their art history surveys and syllabi — and trade some Picassos for Gegos.
Beware the Rise of Anti-Anti-Colonialism
Two new books by Nigel Biggar and Adam Kuper advocate for wilful amnesia and collective repression of British colonial brutality.
A Global History of Women’s Photography Includes Over 300 Artists
This book unearths a trove of unseen images from the past two centuries.
The Stories of Art History’s Detectives
The provenance researcher must be a detective, figuring out alternative ways to get at information that major participants in the trade are often unwilling to disclose.
The Black Comic Book Festival Is an Act of Resistance
At the annual Schomburg Center event, I didn’t have to go searching for books made by and for me — because they were all around me.
The World Is Finally Ready for Mina Loy
A new exhibition and forthcoming book honor the overlooked 20th-century female artist.
An Artist’s Memories of a Haunting Lake
Ode to the Lake Sacalaia is an investigation into the retracing of memory and mythology, as captured through photography.
10 Brutalist Architects You Probably Never Heard Of
Owen Hopkins’s The Brutalists is an A-to-Z encyclopedia of blocky concrete and utopian ideals.
14 Art Books and Catalogues We’re Reading This Month
Anthologies and catalogues on feminist art in Latin America, Native mound building, Armenian photography, and more are on our reading list.