A Curious Herbal, the first modern edition of Elizabeth Blackwell’s 18th-century botanical guide, grants her the recognition that she has long deserved.
Matthew Wilson’s new book, The Hidden Language of Symbols, chronicles the buried visual cues of power, faith, uncertainty, and hope.
The pathbreaking artist recounts milestones in her life through letters she wrote to her mother.
Photographer Stanley Greenberg’s new book takes as its subjects those aspects of Olmsted landscapes that took decades to come into their own — the trees.
Suzanna Ivanič’s new book Catholica: The Visual Culture of Catholicism is an essential primer on how Catholicism intersects with art history.
Pattern and Flow: A Golden Age of American Decorated Paper, 1960s to 2000s is a feast for the eyes.
Shary Boyle’s Outside the Palace of Me exhibition catalogue provides viewers with experiences that an in-person visit cannot.
Eva Hagberg’s new book sheds light on the relationship between critic and publicist Aline Louchheim and architect Eero Saarinen.
Immy Humes’s The Only Woman is a deeply satisfying array of women scientists, artists, writers, medical students, politicians, and even criminals, all pictured among their fellows.
Alexandra Lange’s book Meet Me by the Fountain traces the evolution of shopping malls, environments that were initially designed to serve White women with children.
Young New Yorkers across the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island can head to any NYPL branch and pick up a free book.
Portrait of a Thief imagines what would happen if some overly confident 20-somethings proved the life of museum objects isn’t as clear-cut as it seems.