Amaranth Borsuk’s The Book traces how the nature of reading changed from an activity practiced by a small number of scholars to a pastime of the masses.
This book looks at how aesthetics—understood as a more encompassing framework for human activity—might become the primary discourse for political and social engagement.
The book looks at a cultural and philosophical history of neon, from Paris in the twentieth century to the perpetually switched-on present day.
The book links the increasing visualization of waste in contemporary art to the rise of the global oil economy and the emergence of ecological thinking.
The encyclopedia, which considers architecture’s relationship to people, includes some 1,000 images of figures produced by more than 250 architects.
The book contains more than 600 carefully sequenced images culled from an archive of more than 40,000 photographs taken by the artist.
Katherina Hetzeldorfer was tried and then drowned in the Rhine, for a crime that didn’t have a name in 1477.
In Contact Warhol, Peggy Phelan and Richard Meyer analyze never seen before contact sheets calling it Warhol’s final body of work.
A new transcription of the artist’s recorded journals offers readers a unique perspective on his inner life and the daily realities of individuals living with the threat of AIDS.
Mir shares the interviews she conducted with 16 space scientists and academics, many of whom helped to inform her series of black-and-white drawings of space travel.
Designed for Hi-Fi Living delves beyond the kitsch of midcentury album art to explore the aspirational lifestyles, and travel destinations, in its visuals.
Voorhies’s book is partly a series of case studies on watershed shows of the last fifty years — shows that, in his view, “relie[d] upon and utilize[d] the exhibition form and art’s critical potential within that form.”