Art historian Jenni Sorkin surveys the history of visual art in California from the early 20th century to the present.
Using a mix of art, military, and intellectual history, Cynthia Saltzman argues that controlling art is a powerful way to control hearts and minds.
“The Van Gogh Sisters” sheds light on Vincent van Gogh’s place within the family, including a complex relationship with his sisters.
Writing a global art history demands that we give up historical thinking.
To Vincent, books were calls to action, lessons in life.
A vividly illustrated survey of typeface design, Tosh Omagari’s Arcade Game Typography is a satisfying compendium for anyone occasionally gripped with nostalgia at the sight of a lone Ms. Pac-Man machine.
Nancy Princenthal’s Unspeakable Acts delves into the links between violence and silence, art and terror, and how pioneering women made them into art.
Body: The Photography Book reflects on the possibilities photography opened up for representing human anatomy.
Photographers tackle the intricacies of identity, politics, history, and humanity in this unique compilation.
Most of the artists in Hyman’s book, the author claims, are generally excluded from most survey courses and textbooks. Their presence here offers a sharp rebuke to the narrowing of creative possibilities and the disparagement of painting as a vehicle for the expression of modern life and consciousness.
Laurie Wilson, practicing psychologist and art historian, has penned a new biography of the ground-breaking artist Louise Nevelson.
Mike Jay’s book This Way Madness Lies explores society’s approach to mental illness over centuries.