Critical reviews of books, exhibitions, and projects in all areas and periods of art history and visual studies

Recent Books in the Arts

Browse books received from publishers during the last three months based on geographic region, period or cultural sphere, or specialty (from 1998 to the present) using Book Categories in the right-hand column, or by entering terms in the search bar above.

The Recent Books archive is undergoing revision. Book titles published prior to 2014 are not available while this work is in progress.

Alberro, Alexander. Abstraction in Reverse: The Reconfigured Spectator in Mid-Twentieth-Century Latin American Art. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 368 pp.; 58 color ills.; 17 b/w ills. Hardcover $50.00 (9780226393957)

Albrecht, Donald, and Thomas Mellins, eds. Mexico Modern: Art, Commerce, and Cultural Exchange. Exh. cat. Berlin: Hirmer Publishers, 2017. 160 pp.; 200 color ills. Hardcover $39.95 (9783777428567)

An, Kyung, and Jessica Cerasi. Who's Afraid of Contemporary Art? London: Thames & Hudson, 2017. 144 pp.; 35 color ills. Hardcover $16.95 (9780500292747)

Anderson, Benjamin. Antiquarianisms: Contact, Conflict, Comparison. Ed. Felipe Rojas. Joukowsky Institute Publication 8. Havertown, PA and Oxford, UK: Oxbow Books, 2017. 232 pp.; 45 ills. Paper £35.00 (1785706845)

Armstrong, John. John Armstrong: Paintings 1938-1958: An Enchanted Distance. London: Piano Nobile, 2015. 54 pp. Hardcover $30.00 (9781901192391)

Bahn, Paul, and Michel Lorblanchet. The First Artists: In Search of the World's Oldest Art. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2017. 240 pp.; 20 color ills.; 80 ills. Hardcover $29.95 (9780500051870)

Banks, Grace. Play With Me: Dolls, Women and Art. London: Lawrence King Publishing, 2017. 208 pp.; 200 ills. Paper $34.99 (9781786270825)

Barnes, Bernadine. Michelangelo and the Viewer in His Time. Renaissance Lives. London: Reaktion Books, 2017. 264 pp.; 55 color ills.; 70 ills. Cloth $16.31 (9781780237404)

Battcock, Gregory. Oceans of Love: The Uncontainable Gregory Battcock. Ed. Joseph Grigely. Cologne, Germany: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Konig, 2016. 224 pp. Hardcover $20.70 (9783863359331)

Baum, Kelly, Lucy Bradnock, and Tina Rivers Ryan. Delirious: Art at the Limits of Reason, 1950–1980. Exh. cat. New York and New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art in association with Yale University Press, 2017. 236 pp.; 241 color ills. Cloth $50.00 (9781588396334)

Bertrand, Pascal-François. Arachné: Histoire de l'histoire de la tapisserie et des arts décoratifs. Paris: Editions Esthetiques du divers, 2016. 312 pp.; 18 color ills. Paperback € 22.00 (9782953304176)

Bilotto, Gregory, and Frank DiLorenzo. Building Grand Central Terminal. Images of Rail. Charleston, S.C.: Arcadia Publishing, 2017. 128 pp.; 220 b/w ills. Paperback $21.99 (9781467124904)

Blair, Sheila, and Jonathan Bloom, eds. By the Pen and What They Write: Writing in Islamic Art and Culture. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 318 pp.; 235 color ills.; 35 b/w ills. Cloth $75.00 (9780300228243)

Bodner, Neta, Renana Bartal, and Bianca Kuhnel, eds. Natural Materials of the Holy Land and the Visual Translation of Place, 500-1500. London and New York: Routledge, 2017. 266 pp.; 10 color ills.; 54 b/w ills. Hardcover $155.00 (9781472451774)

Bogdanovic, Jelena. The Framing of Sacred Space: The Canopy and the Byzantine Church. New York: Oxford University Press, Inc., 2017. 456 pp.; 141 color ills.; 44 b/w ills. Cloth $60.00 (9780190465186)

Borschke, Margie. This is Not a Remix: Piracy, Authenticity and Popular Music. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. 192 pp. Paperback $17.46 (9781501318924)

Brennan, Marcia. Life at the End of Life: Finding Words Beyond Words. Bristol: Intellect Ltd., 2017. 200 pp.; 24 b/w ills. Paperback $35.50 (9781783206971)

Broeckmann, Andreas. Machine Art in the Twentieth Century. Leonardo Book Series. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2017. 392 pp.; 16 color ills.; 74 b/w ills. Hardcover $45.00 (9780262035064)

Brooks, Julian. The Lure of Italy: Artists’ Views. Exh. cat. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2017. 96 pp.; 70 color ills. Hardcover $9.98 (9781606065198)

Brown, Marilyn R. The Gamin de Paris in Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture: Delacroix, Hugo, and the French Social Imaginary. London and New York: Routledge, 2017. 152 pp.; 37 b/w ills. Hardcover $149.95 (9781138231139)

Brown, Stephen, and Georgiana Uhlyarik. Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry. Exh. cat. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 168 pp.; 150 color ills. Hardcover $45.00 (9780300221985)

Brunet, François, ed. Circulation. Terra Foundation Essays. Chicago: Terra Foundation for American Art, 2017. 208 pp.; 58 color ills. Paperback $24.95 (9780932171610)

Bryan-Wilson, Julia. Fray: Art and Textile Politics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 296 pp.; 90 color ills. Hardcover $55.00 (9780226077819)

Bukdahl, Else Marie. The Recurrent Actuality of the Baroque. Copenhagen: Controluce, 2017. 260 pp.; 103 ills. Hardcover $48.00 (9788792172044)

Busch, Werner. Adolph Menzel: The Quest for Reality. Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2017. 284 pp.; 137 color ills.; 30 b/w ills. Hardcover $65.00 (9781606065174)

Carter, Curtis L., ed. Unsettled Boundaries: Philosophy, Art, Ethics East/West. Marquette Studies in Philosophy. Milwaukee: Marquette University Press, 2017. 169 pp. Paperback $20.00 (9781626006089)

Cherny, Robert W. Victor Arnautoff and the Politics of Art. Working Class in American History. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. 360 pp.; 26 color ills.; 29 b/w ills. Paperback $34.95 (9780252082306)

Childs, Adrienne L., and Susan H. Libby Libby, eds. The Black Figure in the European Imaginary. Giles, 2017. 80 pp.; 55 color ills. Paperback $30.00 (9781907804496)

Clarke, Jay A., and Marilyn McCully. Picasso | Encounters: Printmaking and Collaboration. Exh. cat. Williamstown: Clark Art Institute, 2017. 136 pp.; 66 color ills. Paperback $25.00 (9780300229271)

Cogswell, Jim. Cosmogonic Tattoos. Ed. Lisa Bessette. Exh. cat. Ann Arbor, MI: The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology in association with University of Michigan Museum of Art, 2017. 148 pp.; Many color ills. Paper $27.95 (9780990662372)

Cordova, Cary. The Heart of the Mission: Latino Art and Politics in San Francisco. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. 14 color ills.; 65 b/w ills. $39.95 (9780812249309)

Crawford, Margo Natalie. Black Post-Blackness: The Black Arts Movement and Twenty-First-Century Aesthetics. New Black Studies Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. 280 pp.; 35 b/w ills. Paperback $28.00 (9780252082498)

Davidovich, Jaime. Jaime Davidovich in Conversation with Daniel R. Quiles. New York and Caracas: Fundación Cisneros/Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, 2017. 240 pp.; 40 color ills. Hardcover $25.00 (9780984017362)

Delbourgo, James. Collecting the World: Hans Sloane and the Origins of the British Museum. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 544 pp.; 42 color ills.; 27 b/w ills. Hardcover $35.00 (9780674737334)

Dilitz, Mario, ed. Mario Dilitz: Sculptures. Munich: Hirmer Publishers, 2017. 128 pp.; 69 color ills.; 9 b/w ills. Hardcover $34.95 (9783777427027)

Drechsler, Wolfang, ed. Maria Lassnig: Woman Power. Livorno : Sillabe, 2017. 152 pp. € 17.00 (9788883479465)

Dybdahl, Lars, ed. 101 Danish Design Icons. Berlin: Hatje Cantz, 2017. 464 pp.; 250 ills. Hardcover $37.40 (9783775742122)

Düchting, Hajo. Vasily Kandinsky. The Great Masters of Art. Munich: Hirmer Publishers, 2017. 80 pp.; 51 ills. Hardcover $13.00 (9783777427591)

Elkins, James. What Heaven Looks Like: Comments on a Strange Wordless Book. Laboratory Books, 2017. 128 pp.; 56 ills. Cloth $25.00 (9781946053022)

Elleh, Nnamdi. Architecture and Politics in Nigeria: The Study of a Late Twentieth-Century Enlightenment-Inspired Modernism at Abuja, 1900–2016. New York: Routledge, 2017. 300 pp. Hardcover $155.00 (9781472465290)

Filippone, Christine. Science, Technology, and Utopias: Women Artists and Cold War America. Science and the Arts since 1750. New York: Routledge, 2017. 204 pp.; 64 b/w ills. Hardcover $150.00 (9781472428325)

Fogle, Douglas, and Michelle Piranio, eds. Andy Warhol: Dark Star. Exh. cat. New York: Prestel, 2017. 208 pp.; 110 color ills.; 50 b/w ills. Hardcover $49.95 (9783791356150)

Forgács, Éva. Hungarian Art: Confrontation and Revival in the Modern Movement. Los Angeles: DoppelHouse Press, 2017. 304 pp.; 100 ills. Paperback $32.95 (9780997003413)

Foster, David William. Picturing the Barrio: Ten Chicano Photographers. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017. 192 pp.; 50 b/w ills. Paperback $29.95 (9780822964391)

Frank, Patrick, ed. Manifestos and Polemics in Latin American Modern Art. Albuqerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2017. 320 pp. Paperback $29.95 (9780826357885)

Friend, Andy. Ravilious & Co.: The Pattern of Friendship. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2017. 336 pp. Hardcover $22.72 (9780500239551)

Fußmann, Klaus. Vincent van Gogh. The Great Masters of Art. Munich: Hirmer Publishers, 2017. 64 pp.; 44 ills. Hardcover $13.00 (9783777427584)

Garrels, Gary, Jon-Ove Steihaug, and Sheena Wagstaff, eds. Edvard Munch: Between the Clock and the Bed. Exh. cat. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2017. 152 pp.; 105 color ills. Hardcover $45.00 (9781588396235)

Gingeras, Alison M. The Avant-garde Won't Give Up: Cobra and Its Legacy. New York: Prestel, 2017. 224 pp.; 58 b/w ills. Hardcover $49.95 (9783791355092)

Gladman, Renee. Prose Architectures. Seattle: Wave Books, 2017. 144 pp. Cloth $50.00 (9781940696461)

Gottschaller, Pia, and Aleca Le Blanc. Making Art Concrete: Works from Argentina and Brazil in the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2017. 152 pp.; 146 color ills.; 1 b/w ills. Hardcover $39.95 (9781606065297)

Granata, Francesca. Experimental Fashion: Performance Art, Carnival and the Grotesque Body. Dress Cultures. London: I.B.Tauris, 2017. 256 pp.; 46 b/w ills. Paperback $19.72 (9781784533786)

Groom, Gloria, ed. Gauguin: Artist as Alchemist. Exh. cat. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 2017. 336 pp.; 408 color ills.; 11 b/w ills. Hardcover $65.00 (9780300217018)

Guilbaut, Serge, and John O′Brian, eds. Breathless Days, 1959-1960. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. 352 pp.; 67 ills. Paperback $27.95 (9780822360414)

Götze, Oliver, and Lieselotte Kugler, eds. Divine Golden Ingenious: The Golden Ratio as a Theory of Everything? Munich: Hirmer Publishers, 2017. 224 pp.; 115 color ills. Hardcover $35.00 (9783777426921)

Harcourt, Glenn. The Artist, the Censor, and the Nude: A Tale of Morality and Appropriation. DoppelHouse Press, 2017. 190 pp.; 116 ills. Cloth $34.95 (9780997003420)

Haywood, Robert E. Allan Kaprow and Claes Oldenburg: Art, Happenings, and Cultural Politics. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 224 pp.; 135 ills. Hardcover $50.00 (9780300222609)

Hering, Michael, ed. Gert & Uwe Tobias: Grisaille. Munich: Hirmer Publishers, 2017. 172 pp.; 49.95 color ills. Hardcover (9783777427270)

Hertzberger, Herman. Lessons for Students in Architecture. Rotterdam: NAi010 Publishers, 2017. 272 pp. Paperback $30.59 (9789462083196)

Hodge, Susie. The Short Story of Art. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2017. 224 pp.; 150 ills. Paperback $19.99 (9781780679686)

Hoffman, Jens, ed. The Exhibitionist: Journal on Exhibition Making: The First Six Years. New York: The Exhibitionist, 2017. 975 pp. Paperback $33.90 (9781942884125)

Holl, Ute. Cinema, Trance and Cybernetics. Recurssions: Theories of Media, Materiality, and Cultural Techniques. Amsterdam: 2017. 352 pp.; 8 b/w ills. Hardcover $124.00 (9789089646682)

Hopps, Walter, Deborah Treisman, and Anne Doran. The Dream Colony: A Life in Art. New York: Bloomsbury USA, 2017. 336 pp.; 16 ills. Cloth $27.00 (9781632865298 )

Horlyck, Charlotte. Korean Art : From the 19th Century to the Present. London: Reaktion Books, 2017. 264 pp.; 133 color ills.; 38 b/w ills.; 171 ills. Cloth £40.00 (9781780237367)

Horton, Jessica L. Art for an Undivided Earth: The American Indian Movement Generation. Art History Publication Initiative. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. 312 pp.; 121 ills. Paperback $26.95 (9780822369813)

Hudson, Mark. Thomas Newbolt: Paintings. London: Piano Nobile, 2017. 96 pp. Cloth $37.50 (9781901192407)

Hull, Roger. Louis Bunce: Dialogue with Modernism. Seattle: Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University, 2017. 192 pp.; 160 ills. Hardcover $39.95 (9781930957749)

Husslein-Arco, Agnes, and Alexander Klee, eds. Sin and Secession: Franz von Stuck in Vienna. Munich: Hirmer Publishers, 2017. 320 pp.; 344 color ills. Hardcover $54.00 (9783777426938)

Hven, Steffen. Cinema and Narrative Complexity: Embodying the Fabula. Film Culture in Transition. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2017. 260 pp.; 3 b/w ills. Hardcover $110.00 (9789462980778)

Iskin, Ruth E., ed. Re-envisioning the Contemporary Art Canon: Perspectives in a Global World. New York: Routledge, 2017. 294 pp.; 42 b/w ills. Paper $44.95 (9781138192690)

Ittmann, John, ed. Enchanted World of German Romantic Prints, 1770–1850. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 424 pp.; 350 ills. Hardcover $65.00 (9780300197624)

Iversen, Margaret. Photography, Trace, and Trauma. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 184 pp.; 17 color ills.; 29 b/w ills. Paperback $35.00 (9780226370163)

José Herrera, María, and Kristina Newhouse, eds. David Lamelas: A Life of Their Own. Exh. cat. Long Beach, Ca. and Singapore: Getty Publications in association with University Art Museum, USC, 2017. 264 pp.; 150 color ills.; 50 b/w ills. Cloth $55.00 (9781606065433)

Junge, Sophie. Art about AIDS: Nan Goldin's Exhibition Witnesses: Against Our Vanishing. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017. 352 pp. Hardcover £ 67.99 (9783110453089)

Kelly, Caleb. Gallery Sound. EX:CENTRICS. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. 176 pp.; 11 b/w ills. Paperback $17.49 (9781501304385)

Kerley, Lela F. Uncovering Paris: Scandals and Nude Spectacles in the Belle Époque. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 2017. 320 pp.; 24 b/w ills. Hardcover $48.00 (9780807166338)

Kobi, Valérie. Dans l’œil du connaisseur: Pierre-Jean Mariette (1694-1774) et la construction des savoirs en histoire de l’art. Rennes: Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2017. 322 pp. Paperback € 28.00 (9782753553149)

Koetzle, Hans-Michael, ed. Carlo Scarpa: La Tomba Brion San Vito D'Altivole. Munich: Hirmer Publishers, 2017. 72 pp.; 55 ills. Hardcover $42.00 (9783777427379)

Krause, Stefan. Fashion in Steel: The Landsknecht Armour of Wilhelm von Rogendorf. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 128 pp.; 100 color ills.; 15 b/w ills. Hardcover $40.00 (9780300230864)

Kuehn, Henry H. Architects' Gravesites: A Serendipitous Guide. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2017. 152 pp.; 213 color ills. Paperback $19.95 (9780262533478)

Kunimoto, Namiko. The Stakes of Exposure: Anxious Bodies in Postwar Japanese Art. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2017. 280 pp.; 34 color ills.; 84 b/w ills. Paperback $35.00 (9781517900960)

Landauer, Susan. Of Dogs and Other People: The Art of Roy De Forest. Exh. cat. Oakland: University of California Press, 2017. 200 pp. Hardcover $49.95 (9780520292208)

Leopold, Diethard. Richard Gerstl. Munich: Hirmer Publishers, 2017. 80 pp.; 52 ills. Hardcover $13.00 (9783777426228)

Longwell, Alicia G., ed. John Graham: Maverick Modernist. Exh. cat. New York: Prestel, 2017. 176 pp.; 130 color ills.; 40 b/w ills. Hardcover $39.95 (9783791356082)

Lucey, Donna M. Sargent's Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2017. 336 pp. Hardcover $29.95 (9780393079036)

Macdonell, Cameron. Ghost Storeys: Ralph Adams Cram, Modern Gothic Media, and Deconstructive Microhistory at a Canadian Church. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2017. 320 pp.; 46 ills. Paperback $35.56 (9780773549890)

Mackrell, Judith. The Unfinished Palazzo: Life, Love and Art in Venice. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2017. 408 pp.; 69 ills. Hardcover $19.16 (9780500518663)

Maddox, Amanda, and Sara Stevenson. Thomas Annan: Photographer of Glasgow. Exh. cat. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2017. 232 pp.; 192 color ills. Hardcover $24.98 (9781606065235)

Marchessault, Janine. Ecstatic Worlds: Media, Utopias, Ecologies. Leonardo. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2017. 368 pp.; 51 b/w ills. Cloth $35.00 (9780262036467)

Marrinan, Michael. Gustave Caillebotte: Painting the Paris of Naturalism, 1872–1887. Exh. cat. Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2017. 400 pp.; 136 color ills.; 59 b/w ills. Hardcover $69.95 (9781606065075)

Martin, Courtney J., and Stephen Hoban, eds. Robert Ryman. Exh. cat. New Haven: Yale University Press in association with Dia Art Foundation, 2017. 336 pp.; 118 color ills.; 23 b/w ills. Hardcover $65.00 (9780300226713)

McCabe, Constance, ed. Platinum and Palladium Photographs: Technical History, Connoisseurship, and Preservation. Washington D.C.: American Institute of Conservation, 2017. 504 pp. $65.00 (9780997867909)

Meade, Fionn, and Joan Rothfuss, eds. Merce Cunningham: Common Time. Exh. cat. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 2017. 456 pp.; 320 color ills. Cloth $75.00 (9781935963141)

Meister, Sarah Hermanson, ed. Arbus Friedlander Winogrand: New Documents 1967. Exh. cat. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2017. 160 pp.; 125 b/w ills. Cloth $45.00 (9780870709555)

Mersmann, Jasmin. Lodovico Cigoli: Formen der Wahrheit um 1600. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017. 576 pp.; 182 ills. Hardcover $79.82 (9783110425581)

Montgomery, Harper. The Mobility of Modernism: Art and Criticism in 1920s Latin America. Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Series in Latin American and Latino Art and Culture. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2017. 344 pp.; 9 color ills.; 98 b/w ills. Paperback $29.95 (9781477312544)

Müller, Markus. Pablo Picasso. Munich: Hirmer Publishers, 2017. 80 pp.; 75 ills. $13.00 (9783777427577)

Nalezyty, Susan. Pietro Bembo and the Intellectual Pleasures of a Renaissance Writer and Art Collector. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 288 pp.; 40 color ills.; 80 b/w ills. Hardcover $85.00 (9780300219197)

Oriard, Michael. The Art of Football: The Early Game in the Golden Age of Illustration. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2017. 280 pp.; 91 color ills.; 120 b/w ills. Cloth $39.95 (9780803290693)

Pacheco, Francisco. On Christian Iconography Selections from The Art of Painting (1649). Philadelphia: Saint Joseph’s University Press, 2017. 340 pp.; 123 color ills. Hardcover $75.00 (9780916101893)

Penick, Monica. Tastemaker: Elizabeth Gordon, House Beautiful, and the Postwar American Home. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 260 pp.; 96 color ills.; 90 b/w ills. Hardcover $65.00 (9780300221763)

Pentcheva, Bissera V. Hagia Sophia: Sound, Space, and Spirit in Byzantium. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2017. 304 pp.; 50 color ills.; 42 b/w ills. Cloth $45.47 (9780271077253)

Penzel, Joachim, ed. Andreas Schiller: global backup II. New York: Prestel, 2017. 96 pp.; 65 color ills. Hardcover $35.00 (9783791355795)

Perloff, Nancy. Explodity: Sound, Image, and Word in Russian Futurist Book Art. Exh. cat. Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2017. 208 pp.; 47 color ills.; 36 b/w ills. Hardcover $25.00 (9781606065082)

Platt, Verity, and Michael Squire, eds. The Frame in Classical Art: A Cultural History. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 734 pp.; 221 b/w ills. Hardcover $103.54 (9781107162365)

Power, Robert, and Max Ferguson. Lulu in New York and Other Tales. London: Unicorn Press, 2017. 128 pp.; 60 color ills. Hardcover $45.00 (9781910787526)

Ramos, Imma. Pilgrimage and Politics in Colonial Bengal: The Myth of the Goddess Sati. London and New York: Routledge, 2017. 126 pp.; 10 color ills.; 28 b/w ills. Hardcover $150.00 (9781472489449)

Reed, Arden. Slow Art: The Experience of Looking, Sacred Images to James Turrell. Oakland: University of California Press, 2017. 352 pp. Hardcover $60.00 (9780520285507)

Romaine, James, and Phoebe Wolfskill, eds. Beholding Christ and Christianity in African American Art. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2017. 204 pp.; 33 color ills.; 22 b/w ills. Hardcover $79.95 (9780271077741)

Rounthwaite, Adair. Asking the Audience: Participatory Art in 1980s New York. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2017. 280 pp.; 12 color ills.; 57 b/w ills. Paperback $27.00 (9780816698738)

Rowland, Ingrid, and Noah Charney. The Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2017. 432 pp. Hardcover $29.95 (9780393241310)

Ruggles, D. Fairchild, ed. Sound and Scent in the Garden. Dumbarton Oaks Colloquium on the History of Landscape Architecture 38. Washington D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 2017. 362 pp.; 13 color ills.; 113 b/w ills. Hardcover $65.00 (9780884024224)

Scher, Sarahh E. M., and Billie J. A. Follensbee, eds. Dressing the Part: Power, Dress, Gender, and Representation in the Pre-Columbian Americas. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2017. 520 pp. Hardcover $125.00 (9780813062211)

Schreyach, Michael. Pollock's Modernism. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 344 pp.; 45 color ills. Hard $45.00 (9780300223262)

Schulze, Sabine, Nora von Achenbach, and Simon Klingler, eds. Hokusai x Manga: Japanese Pop Culture since 1680. Munich: Hirmer Publishers, 2017. 240 pp.; 231 ills. Paperback $24.00 (9783777426679)

Sciacca, Christine. Illuminating Women in the Medieval World. Exh. cat. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2017. 120 pp.; 120 color ills. Hardcover $24.95 (9781606065266)

ShiPu, Wang. The Other American Moderns: Matsura, Ishigaki, Noda, Hayakawa. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2017. 196 pp.; 39 color ills.; 36 b/w ills. Cloth $69.95 ( 978-0-271-07773-4)

Sholette, Gregory. Delirium and Resistance: Activist Art and the Crisis of Capitalism. London: 2017. 224 pp.; 35 b/w ills. Paperback $28.00 (9780745336848)

Shore, Robert. Beg, Steal and Borrow: Artists against Originality. London: Lawrence King Publishing, 2017. 192 pp.; Many color ills. Paper $19.99 (9781780679464)

Shortt, Peter. The Poetry of Vision: The ROSC Art Exhibitions, 1967-1988. Newbridge, Co. Kildare: Irish Academic Press, 2016. 400 pp. Paperback $35.48 (9781911024293)

Siegel, Steffen, ed. First Exposures: Writings from the Beginning of Photography. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2017. 448 pp.; 57 b/w ills. Paper $49.95 (9781606065242)

Singletary, Suzanne. James McNeill Whistler and France: A Dialogue in Paint, Poetry, and Music. London and New York: Routledge, 2016. 236 pp.; 39 color ills.; 40 b/w ills. Hardcover $150.00 (9781472442000)

Sitney, P. Adams, ed. Stan Brakhage: Metaphors on Vision. New York: Anthology Film Archives/Light Industry, 2017. 212 pp. Paperback $40.00 (9780997910209)

Slayton, Robert A. Beauty in the City: The Ashcan School. Albany: Excelsior Editions/State University of New York Press, 2017. 216 pp. Hardcover $29.95 (9781438466415)

Sleigh, Charlotte. The Paper Zoo: 500 Years of Animals in Art. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 256 pp.; 250 color ills. Hardcover $45.00 (9780226447124)

Sloan, Kim. Places of the Mind: British Watercolor Landscapes 1850-1950. Exh. cat. London: Thames & Hudson, 2017. 192 pp.; 150 ills. Paperback $20.36 (9780500292815)

Smith, Shawn Michelle, and Sharon Sliwinski, eds. Photography and the Optical Unconscious. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. 392 pp.; 116 ills. Paperback $28.95 (9780822369011)

Smith, Michael G. Designing Detroit: Wirt Rowland and the Rise of Modern American Architecture. Great Lakes Books Series. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2017. 496 pp.; 374 ills. Hardcover $44.99 (9780814339794)

Solomon-Godeau, Abigail. Photography after Photography: Gender, Genre, History. Ed. Sarah Parsons. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. 288 pp.; 38 ills. Paperback $26.95 (9780822362661)

Spencer, Stanley. Looking to Heaven: Volume One. London: Unicorn Publishing Group, 2017. 256 pp.; 100 color ills. Cloth $45.00 (9781910065594)

Spieker, Sven, ed. Destruction: Documents of Contemporary Art. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press and Whitechapel Gallery, 2017. 240 pp. Paper $24.95 (9780262534345)

Steinweg, Marcus. The Terror of Evidence. Trans. Amanda DeMarco. Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, 2017. 176 pp. Paperback $17.95 (9780262533430)

Stratton-Pruitt, Suzanne L. The Art of Painting in Colonial Bolivia / El arte de la pintura en Bolivia colonial. Philadelphia: Saint Joseph's University Press, 2017. 530 pp.; 412 color ills. Hardcover $120.00 (9781945402319)

Strauss, Carolyn, ed. Slow Reader: A Source for Design Thinking and Practice. Amsterdam: Valiz, 2017. 256 pp. Paperback € 19.90 (9789492095015)

Tarver, Gina McDaniel. The New Iconoclasts: From Art of a New Reality to Conceptual Art in Colombia, 1961-1975. Bogota: Universidad de Los Andes, 2016. 341 pp. Paperback $130.00 (9789587742909)

Taylor, Jane. William Kentridge: Being Led by the Nose. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 224 pp.; 71 color ills.; 6 b/w ills. Hardcover $35.00 (9780226791203)

Tesch, Jürgen B., ed. Eran Shakine: Knocking on Heaven's Door. Munich: Hirmer Publishers, 2017. 96 pp.; 44 ills. Paperback $14.95 (9783777427133)

Tupitsyn, Margarita, and Victor Tupitsyn, eds. Anti-Shows: APTART 1982–84. Exhibition Histories Series. London: Afterall Books, 2017. 240 pp.; 50 color ills.; 100 b/w ills. Paperback $27.46 (9783960980230)

Tupitsyn, Margarita. Moscow Vanguard Art: 1922-1992. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 288 pp. Hardcover $55.00 (9780300179750)

Twemlow, Alice. Sifting the Trash: A History of Design Criticism. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2017. 312 pp.; 42 color ills.; 69 b/w ills. Hardcover $34.95 (9780262035989)

Tóibín, Colm, Marc Simpson, and Declan Kiely. Henry James and American Painting. Exh. cat. Penn State Series in the History of the Book. University Park: Penn State University Pres and The Morgan Library & Museum, 2017. 192 pp.; 70 color ills. Hardcover $40.00 (9780271078526)

Urbonas, Gediminas, Ann Lui, and Lucas Freeman, eds. Public Space? Lost and Found. Cambridge: SA+P Press, 2017. 300 pp.; 200 color ills. Cloth $40.00 (9780998117003)

Van Helvert, Marjanne, ed. The Responsible Object: A History of Design Ideology for the Future. Amsterdam: Valiz, 2017. 288 pp. Paperback $14.50 (9789492095190)

Wainwright, Leon. Phenomenal Difference: A Philosophy of Black British Art. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2017. 240 pp.; 45 color ills. Hardcover £ 19.99 (9781781384176)

White, Barbara Ehrlich. Renoir: An Intimate Biography. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2017. 432 pp.; 58 color ills.; 105 ills. Paperback $39.95 (9780500239575)

Williams, Robert. Raphael and the Redefinition of Art in Renaissance Italy. Cambridge, UK and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 314 pp.; Many b/w ills. Cloth £75.00 (9781316460030)

Winter, Jay. War beyond Words: Languages of Remembrance from the Great War to the Present. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 252 pp.; 80 color ills. Hardcover $29.97 (9781108294676)

Witkovsky, Matthew S., and Devin Fore, eds. Revoliutsiia! Demonstratsiia! Soviet Art Put to the Test. Exh. cat. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 324 pp.; 392 color ills.; 70 b/w ills. Hardcover $65.00 (9780300225716)

Wolf, Erika. Aleksandr Zhitomirsky: Photomontage as a Weapon of World War II and the Cold War. Exh. cat. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 2016. 368 pp.; 300 color ills. Hardcover $65.00 (9780300219180)

Wolfskill, Phoebe. Archibald Motley Jr. and Racial Reinvention: The Old Negro in New Negro Art. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2017. 248 pp.; 8 color ills.; 34 b/w ills. Cloth $45.00 (9780252041143)

Zervigón, Andrés Mario. Photography and Germany. London: Reaktion Books, 2017. 224 pp.; 55 color ills.; 60 b/w ills. Paperback $29.95 (9781780237480)

Fleshing out surfaces: Skin in French art and medicine, 1650–1850. Rethinking Art's Histories. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017. 352 pp. Hardcover $86.82 (9780719087967)