In “Shaping the World: Sculpture from Prehistory to Now,” the issue crying out to be addressed is: where will sculpture go next?
The five essays in Bacon and the Mind: Art, Neuroscience and Psychology call us to grapple with an artist whose life and work were anything but simple.
Peter and Beverly Pickford traveled to all seven continents for the stunning photographs in Wild Land: A Journey into the Earth’s Last Wilds.
Essential Witness features photographs from Jim Shaugnessy’s 60 years documenting the evolution of the North American railroad.
The Illustrated Dust Jacket, 1920-1970 chronicles the rise of the book dust jacket from disposable object to a creative platform for publishing design.
The new book I See a City chronicles the 1940s and ’50s street photography of Todd Webb, who documented postwar New York City.
East/West features Harry Gruyaert’s photographs of Moscow, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas in the 1980s, each saturated with Kodachrome colors.
Nowherelands: An Atlas of Vanished Countries, 1840-1975 features the postage stamps and histories of 50 former nations.
The Art of Sound: A Visual History for Audiophiles by Terry Burrows is an illustrated history of recorded sound, from gramophones to the rise of digital.
The “Islamic Design Workbook” by Eric Broug encourages a better appreciation of Islamic art, through learning how to create its geometric patterns.
After five decades of mutating an obscure Victorian novel, Thomas Phillips’s A Humument is printed in its final form.
In the West, is there any garment more elegant than a tuxedo, one that makes its wearer, no matter what size or age, almost always look (and feel) great? In the East — specifically, in Japan — the kimono may be a similar, inestimable costume.