Concise, 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.

Acker, Emma, ed. Cult of the Machine: Precision in the Machine Age. Exh. cat. San Francisco and New Haven: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco in association with Yale University Press, 2018. 243 pp. Cloth $65.00 (9780300234022)

Adamjee, Qamar, Jeffrey Durham, and Karin G. Oen. Divine Bodies: Sacred Imagery in Asian Art. Exh. cat. North Claredon, VT and San Francisco: Tuttle Publishing and Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 2018. 128 pp. Paper $19.95 (9780939117833)

Aloi, Giovanni. Speculative Taxidermy: Natural History, Animal Surfaces, and Art in the Anthropocene. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018. 328 pp. Paper $30.00 (9780231180719)

Arenson, Adam. Banking on Beauty: Millard Sheets and Midcentury Commercial Architecture in California. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2018. 368 pp.; 157 color ills.; 19 b/w ills. Cloth $45.00 (9781477315293)

Arsenjuk, Luka. Movement, Action, Image, Montage: Sergei Eisenstein and the Cinema in Crisis. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2018. 249 pp.; 104 b/w ills. Paper $27.00 (9781517903206)

Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany, and Kunstmuseum Bern, eds. Gurlitt: Status Report. Munich: Hirmer Verlag, 2018. 344 pp.; 480 color ills. Cloth $35.00 (9783777429632)

Bagneris, Mia L. Colouring the Carribbean: Race and the Art of Agostino Brunias. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017. 272 pp. Cloth $75.00 (9781526120458)

Baldwin, Davarian L., and Minkah Makalani, eds. Escape from New York: The New Negro Renaissance Beyond Harlem. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013. 416 pp.; 11 b/w ills. Paper $27.50 (9780816677399)

Barker, Emma, ed. Art, Commerce, and Colonialism: 1600–1800. Series: Art and Its Global Histories. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017. 208 pp. Paper £ 19.99 (9781526122926)

Baskind, Smantha. The Warsaw Ghetto in American Art and Culture. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2018. 288 pp.; 30 color ills.; 57 b/w ills.; 87 ills. Cloth $44.95 (9780271078700)

Bird, Rufus, and Olivia Fryman. Charles II: Art and Power. Exh. cat. London: Royal Collection Trust, 2018. 496 pp.; 400 color ills. Cloth $95.00 (9781909741447)

Blass-Simmen, Brigit, and Stefan Weppelmann, eds. Padua and Venice: Transcultural Exchange in the Early Modern Age. Series: Contact Zones, Volume 4. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017. 192 pp.; 75 color ills.; 16 b/w ills.; 91 ills. Cloth (9783110464832)

Boomer, Nolan, ed. Posters for Change: Tear, Paste, Protest: 50 Removable Posters. Princeton: Princeton Architectural Press, 2018. 112 pp.; 50 color ills. Paper $25.00 (9781616896928)

Braun, Christina. Thomas Hirschhorn: A New Political Understanding of Art? Interfaces: Studies in Visual Culture series. Hanover, NH: Dartmouth College Press, 2018. 220 pp. Paper $45.00 (9781542601633)

Bredekamp, Horst. Image Text: A Systematic Approach to Visual Agency. Series Image Word Action. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017. 361 pp. Paper € 29.95 (9783110536300)

Brizuela, Natalia, and Jodi Roberts. The Matter of Photography in the Americas. Exh. cat. Redwood City, CA: Stanford University Press, 2018. 232 pp. Cloth $40.00 (9781503605428)

Broderick, Herbert R. Moses the Egyptian in the Illustrated Old English Hexateuch: (London, British Library Cotton MS Claudius B.iv). Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2017. 292 pp.; 390 ills. Cloth $75.00 (9780268102050)

Buchhart, Dieter, Eleanor Nairne, and Lotte Johnson, eds. Basquiat: Boom for Real. Exh. cat. Munich: Prestel Verlag, 2017. 280 pp.; 300 ills. Cloth € 35.00 (9783791356365)

Carlos, Christina, ed. Kienholz: Televisions. Exh. cat. Venice, CA: L.A. Louver Publications, 2016. 80 pp. Paper $13.99 (9780996641005)

Carroll, Amy Sara. REMEX: Toward an Art History of the NAFTA Era. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2017. 417 pp. Paper $29.95 (9781477311370)

Caws, Mary Ann. The Modern Art Cookbook. London: Reaktion Books, 2018. 300 pp.; 112 color ills.; 7 b/w ills.; 119 ills. Paper $22.50 (9781780239132)

Celestan, Karen. Freedom's Dance: Social, Aid and Pleasure Clubs in New Orleans. Baton Rouge, LA: LSU Press, 2018. 248 pp.; 143 color ills.; 30 b/w ills. Cloth $45.00 (9780807168837)

Cheetham, Mark A. Landscape into Eco Art: Articulations of Nature Since the '60s. University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 2018. 256 pp.; 27 color ills.; 36 b/w ills. Cloth $124.95 (9780271080031)

Chon, Doris, Glenn Phillips, and Pietro Rigolo, eds. Harald Szeemann: Selected Writings. Exh. cat. Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2018. 424 pp.; 32 color ills.; 69 b/w ills. Paper $49.95 (9781606065549)

Christian, Kathleen, and Leah Clark, eds. European Art and the Wider World: 1350–1550. Series: Art and its Global Histories. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017. 200 pp.; 120 b/w ills. Paper $29.95 (9781526122902)

Colburn, Bolton. Collecting on the Edge: The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art. Logan, UT: Utah State University, 2018. 288 pp.; 200 color ills.; 200 ills. Cloth $50.00 (9781607327400)

Cole, John Y. America's Greatest Library: An Illustrated History of the Library of Congress. Millsboro, DE: D Giles LTD, 2018. 256 pp.; 250 color ills. Cloth $39.95 (9781911282136)

Costello, Diarmuid. On Photography: A Philosophical Inquiry. New York: Routledge, 2018. 166 pp. Paper $29.95 (9780415684491)

Cuevas-Wolf, Cristina, and Isotta Poggi. PROMOTE, TOLERATE, BAN: Culture and Art in Cold War Hungary. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2018. 160 pp.; 40 color ills.; 20 b/w ills. Cloth $49.95 (9781606065396)

de Carvalho, Fleur Roos Rosa. Prints in Paris 1900: From Elite to the Street. Exh. cat. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 192 pp.; 160 color ills.; 25 b/w ills.; 185 ills. Cloth $50.00 (9780300229134)

Dempsey, Amy. Modern Art. Series: Art Essentials. Thames & Hudson, 2018. 176 pp.; 85 color ills. Paper $16.95 (9780500293225)

DePrano, Maria. Art Patronage, Family, and Gender in Renaissance Florence: The Tornabuoni. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 420 pp.; 16 color ills.; 107 b/w ills.; 123 ills. Cloth £ 105.00 (9781108416054)

Desmarais, Mary-Dailey, and Thomas Brent Smith, eds. Once Upon a Time . . . : The Western: A New Frontier in Art and Film. Exh. cat. New York: Abrams, 2017. 304 pp.; 300 color ills. Cloth $45.00 (9788874397655)

Deutsches Historisches Museum Berlin, ed. The Luther Effect: Protestantism—500 Years in the World. Munich: Hirmer Publishers, 2017. 400 pp.; 250 color ills. Cloth $54.00 (9783777427225)

Doherty, M. Stephen. The Art of Plein Air Painting: An Essential Guide to Materials, Concepts, and Techniques for Painting Outdoors. New York: Monacelli Press, 2017. 176 pp.; 400 ills. Cloth $25.00 (9781580934480)

Dohmen, Renate, ed. Empire and Art: British India. Series: Art and Its Global Histories. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018. 200 pp.; 120 b/w ills. Paper $34.95 (9781526122940)

Dumett, Mari. Corporate Imaginations: Fluxus Strategies for Living. Oakland: University of California Press, 2018. 386 pp.; 94 ills. Cloth $65.00 (9780520290389)

Eipeldauer, Heike, Martin Germann, Hal Foster, and James Welling. James Welling: Metamorphosis. Exh. cat. Munich: Prestel Verlag, 2017. 187 pp. Cloth € 49.95 (9783791356037)

Elet, Yvonne. Architectural Invention in Renaissance Rome: Artists, Humanists, and the Planning of Raphael's Villa Madama. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 360 pp.; 19 color ills.; 98 b/w ills.; 117 ills. Cloth £ 90.00 (9781107130524)

Ewing, William A., and Barbara P. Hitchcock, eds. The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology. Oakland: University of California Press, 2017. 288 pp. $50.00 (9780520296169)

Fetzer, Fanni. Bellevue: Robert Zünd (1827-1909) - Tobias Madörin (*1965). Exh. cat. Zurich: Scheidegger & Spiess, 2018. 160 pp.; 100 color ills. Paper $55.00 (9783858815552)

Flamiano, Dolores. Women, Workers, and Race in LIFE Magazine: Hansel Mieth's Reform Photojournalism, 1934–1955. Suffolk, UK: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2016. 288 pp. Cloth $149.95 (9781472456304)

Gaifman, Milette. The Art of Libation in Classical Athens. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018. 196 pp.; 127 color ills.; 5 b/w ills. Cloth $65.00 (9780300192278)

Gayford, Martin. Modernists & Mavericks: Bacon, Freud, Hockney & the London Painters. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2018. 304 pp.; 70 color ills. Paper $39.95 (9780500239773)

Gianfreda, Sandra, and Kunsthaus Zurich. Praised and Ridiculed: French Painting 1820–1880. Exh. cat. Munich: Hirmer Verlag, 2018. 140 pp.; 184 color ills. Paper $49.95 (9783777429465)

Glassie, Henry, and Pravina Shukla. Sacred Art: Catholic Saints and Candomblé Gods in Modern Brazil. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017. 540 pp.; 450 color ills. Cloth $48.00 (9780253032058)

Glick, Joshua. Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958–1977. Oakland: University of California Press, 2018. 296 pp. Paper $34.95 (9780520293717)

Goldhagen, Sarah Williams. Welcome to Your World: How the Built Environment Shapes Our Lives. New York: HarperCollins, 2017. 384 pp. Cloth $40.00 (9780061957802)

Goldstein, Brian D. The Roots of Urban Renaissance: Gentrification and the Struggle over Harlem. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017. 400 pp.; 42 b/w ills. Cloth $39.95 (9780674971509)

Grau, Oliver, ed. Museum and Archive on the Move: Changing Cultural Institutions in the Digital Era. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017. 324 pp. Cloth (9783110520514)

Greenough, Susan, and Sarah Kennel. Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings. Exh. cat. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2018. 320 pp.; 230 b/w ills. Cloth $55.00 (9781419729034 )

Greet, Michele. Transatlantic Encounters: Latin American Artists in Paris Between the Wars. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018. 296 pp.; 137 color ills.; 100 b/w ills.; 237 ills. Cloth $60.00 (9780300228427)

Grewe, Cordula, Bettina Baumgärtel, and Hans Paffrath, eds. Wilhelm Schadow: Werkverzeichnis der Gemälde mit den dazugehörigen Zeichnungen und Druckgraphiken. Petersberg, Germany: Michael Imhof Verlag, 2017. 384 pp.; 286 color ills. Cloth (9783731905004)

Harris, Mazie H. Paper Promises: Early American Photography. Exh. cat. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2018. 224 pp.; 187 color ills.; 20 b/w ills.; 207 ills. Cloth $49.95 (9781606065495)

Harutyunyan, Angela. The Political Aesthetics of the Armenian Avant-garde: The Journey of the ‘Painterly Real', 1987–2004. Series: Rethinking Art's Histories. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017. 320 pp. Cloth £ 75.00 (9780719089534)

Haskell, Barbara, and Glenn Adamson, eds. Grant Wood: American Gothic and Other Fables. Exh. cat. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018. 272 pp.; 180 color ills.; 30 b/w ills.; 210 ills. Cloth $65.00 (9780300232844)

Heathfield, Adrian, ed. ALLY: Janine Antoni, Anna Halprin, Stephen Petronio. Exh. cat. Munich: Hirmer Publishers, 2018. 208 pp.; 100 color ills. Cloth $45.00 (9783777429526)

Heinrich, Ari Larissa. Chinese Surplus: Biopolitical Aesthetics and the Medically Commodified Body. Series: Perverse Modernities. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2018. 264 pp.; 26 b/w ills. Paper $25.95 (9780822370536)

Henning, Michelle. Photography: The Unfettered Image. London: Routledge, 2018. 204 pp. Paper $39.95 (9781138782556)

Hill, James E. Artist as Reporter: Weegee, Ad Reinhardt, and the PM News Picture. Oakland: University of California Press, 2018. 400 pp. Cloth $65.00 (9780520291430)

Hittner, Arthur D. Artist, Soldier, Lover, Muse. Oro Valley, AZ: Apple Ridge Fine Arts, 2017. 347 pp. Paper $19.95 (9780998981017)

Jackson, Christie, Brock Jobe, and Clark Pearce. Crafting Excellence: The Furniture of Nathan Lumbard and His Circle. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018. 288 pp.; 321 color ills. Cloth $65.00 (9780300232950)

Jolly, Jennifer. Creating Pátzcuaro, creating Mexico: Art, Tourism, and Nation Building Under Lázaro Cárdenas. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2018. 363 pp. Paper $29.95 (9781477314203)

Jørgensen, Lise Bender, Joanna Sofaer, and Marie Louise Stig Sørensen. Creativity in the Bronze Age: Understanding Innovation in Pottery, Textile, and Metalwork Production. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 342 pp.; 69 b/w ills. Cloth £ 75.00 (9781108421362)

Kaplan, Wendy, and Staci Steinberger. Found in Translation: Design in California and Mexico 1915–1985. Exh. cat. Munich: DelMonico Books-Prestel, 2018. 360 pp.; 325 color ills. Cloth $65.00 (9783791356709)

Kastan, David Scott. On Color. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018. 272 pp. Paper $28.00 (9780300171877)

Kauffmann, C.F. Eve's Apple to the Last Supper: Picturing Food in the Bible. Woodbridge, UK: Boydell & Brewer, 2017. 184 pp.; 157 color ills.; 2 b/w ills.; 159 ills. Cloth $90.00 (9781783271375)

Keating, Jessica. Animating Empire: Automata, the Holy Roman Empire, and the Early Modern World. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2018. 184 pp.; 37 color ills.; 23 b/w ills. Cloth $69.95 (9780271080024)

Keene, Bryan C., and Alexandra Kaczenski. Sacred Landscapes: Nature in Renaissance Manuscripts. Exh. cat. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2017. 112 pp. Cloth $24.95 (9781606065464)

Keller, Sean. Automatic Architecture: Motivating Form After Modernism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018. 208 pp.; 68 b/w ills.; 68 ills. Cloth $45.00 (9780226496498)

Kemp, Martin, and Giuseppe Pallanti. Mona Lisa: The People and the Painting. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Inc., 2017. 304 pp.; 66 ills. Cloth $34.95 (9780198749905)

Krause, Jim. Color Index XL: More than 1,000 New Palettes with CMYK and RGB Formulas for Designers and Artists. Emeryville, CA: Ten Speed Press and Penguin Random House, 2017. 304 pp. Paper $29.99

Kravis, Nathan. On the Couch: A Repressed History of the Analytic Couch from Plato to Freud.. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2017. 224 pp.; 124 color ills.; 48 b/w ills.; 172 ills. Cloth $29.95 (9780262036610)

Krcma, Ed. Rauschenberg/Dante: Drawing a Modern Inferno. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 208 pp.; 80 color ills.; 38 b/w ills. Cloth $50.00 (9780300221565)

Kroiz, Lauren. Cultivating Citizens: The regional work of Art in the New Deal Era. University of California Press and Oakland: 2018. 312 pp. Cloth $65.00 (9780520286566)

Kuhl, Isabel, Kristina Lowis, and Sabine Thiel-Siling. 50 Architects You Should Know. Munich: Prestel Verlag, 2017. 160 pp.; 145 color ills. Paper $19.95 (9783791383408)

Kukuljevic, Alexi. Liquidation World: On the Art of Living Absently. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2017. 152 pp. Paper $19.95 (9780262534192)

LaRocca, Donald J. How to Read European Armor. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 160 pp.; 230 color ills. Paper $25.00 (9781588396297)

Laursen, Bodil Busk. Danish Studio Ceramics 1950-2010 in Designmuseum Danmark: Catalogue of the Collection in Designmuseum Danmark. Copenhagen: Designmuseum Danmark, 2017. 360 pp. Paper (9788790786625)

Leamy, Selwyn, ed. Read This If You Want to be Great at Drawing. San Francisco: Laurence King Publishing, 2017. 128 pp. Paper $17.99 (9781786270542)

Lee, Soyoung. Diamond Mountains: Travel and Nostalgia in Korean Art. Exh. cat. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2018. 164 pp.; 209 color ills. Cloth $45.00 (9781588396532)

Lending, Mari. Plaster Monuments: Architecture and the Power of Reproduction. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. 304 pp. Cloth $49.95 (9780691177144)

Leonardi, Nicoletta, and Simone Natale, eds. Photography and Other Media in the Nineteenth Century. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2018. 256 pp.; 41 b/w ills. Cloth $94.95 (9780271079158)

Lerner, Jesse. The Catherwood Project: Incidents of Visual Reconstructions and Other Matters. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2018. 144 pp.; 30 color ills.; 40 b/w ills.; 71 ills. Paper $45.00 (9780826358493)

Leruth, Michael F. Fred Forest's Utopia: Media Art and Activism. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2017. 264 pp.; 50 b/w ills. Cloth $29.95 (9780262036498)

Lewis, Bex. Keep Calm and Carry On: The Truth Behind the Poster. London: Imperial War Museums, 2018. 64 pp.; 10 color ills. Cloth $15.00 (9781904897347)

Lewis, Mary Tompkins. Paul Cézanne: Painting People. Exh. cat. London: National Portrait Gallery Publications, 2017. 96 pp. Paper £ 12.50 (9781855147164)

Lindsay, Debra J. Maria Martin's World: Art and Science, Faith and Family in Audubon's America. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2018. 328 pp.; 50 color ills.; 6 b/w ills. Cloth $49.95 (9780817319519)

Livingstone, Marco. David Hockney. World of Art series. London: Thames & Hudson, 2017. 368 pp. Paper £ 12.95 (9780500204344)

Loe, Hikmet Sidney. The Spiral Jetty Encyclo: Exploring Robert Smithson's Earthwork through Time and Place. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press in association with J. Willard Marriott Library, 2017. 384 pp. Paper $34.95 (9781607815419)

Lubar, Steven. Inside the Lost Museum: Curating, Past and Present. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017. 416 pp.; 21 b/w ills. Cloth $35.00 (9780674971042)

López-Durán, Fabiola. Eugenics in the Garden. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2018. 312 pp.; 132 b/w ills. Cloth $29.95 (9781477314968)

MacDowell, Marsha, Clare Luz, and Beth Donaldson. Quilts and Health. Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2018. 304 pp. Cloth $40.00 (9780253032270)

MacDowell, Marsha, and Carolyn L. Mazloomi, eds. Conscience of the Human Spirit: The Life of Nelson Mandela: Tributes by Quilt Artists from South Africa and the United States. Exh. cat. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2014. 106 pp. Paper $30.00 (9780944311257)

Macrì, Giancarlo, and Carolina Zanotti. We Are All Dots: A Big Plan for a Better World. New York: Universe Publishing, 2018. 48 pp.; 48 b/w ills.; 48 ills. Cloth $17.95 (9780789334299)

Maltz-Leca, Loera. William Kentridge: Process as Metaphor & Other Doubtful Enterprises. Oakland: University of Califoria Press, 2018. 400 pp.; 125 ills. Cloth $49.95 (9780520290556)

Manchanda, Catharina, ed. Figuring History: Robert Colescott, Kerry James Marshall, Mickalene Thomas. Exh. cat. Seattle: Seattle Art Museum, 2018. 96 pp. Cloth $35.00 (9780300233896)

Manley, Bill. Egyptian Art. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2018. 320 pp. Paper $23.95 (9780500204283)

Mantel, Hilary, and Xavier F. Salomon. Hobein's Sir Thomas More. Frick Diptych series. Millsboro, DE and New York: D Giles Limited in association with The Frick Collection, 2018. 72 pp.; 38 color ills. Cloth $17.95 (9781907803915)

Manthorne, Katherine, and Tricia Laughlin Bloom. The Rockies and the Alps: Bierstadt, Calame, and the Romance of the Mountains. Exh. cat. Millsboro, DE: D Giles Limited, 2018. 176 pp.; 100 color ills. Cloth $45.00 (9781907804960)

Marienberg, Sabine, ed. Symbolic Articulation: Image, Word, and Body Between Action and Schema. Series: Image Word Action. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017. 270 pp.; 12 color ills.; 40 b/w ills. Paper (9783110558128)

Mathieu, Marianne, and Dominique Lobstein, eds. Monet the Collector. Exh. cat. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018. 312 pp.; 150 color ills. Cloth $50.00 (9780300232622)

Mavor, Carol. Aurelia: Art and Literature through the Mouth of the Fairy Tale. London: Reaktion, 2017. 312 pp.; 117 color ills.; 20 b/w ills.; 137 ills. Cloth £ 25.00 (9781780237176)

McAleer, John, and Nigel Rigby. Captain Cook and the Pacific: Art, Exploration and Empire. Exh. cat. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 256 pp.; 200 color ills.; 20 b/w ills. Cloth $45.00 (9780300207248)

McCauley, Anne. Clarence H. White and His World: The Art & Craft of Photography, 1895–1925. Exh. cat. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. 408 pp.; 364 ills. Cloth $65.00 (9780300229080)

McCracken, Peggy. In the Skin of a Beast: Sovereignty and Animality in Medieval France. University of Chicago Press, 2017. 240 pp.; 16 color ills. Cloth $45.00 (9780226458922)

McKenny, Gerald. Biotechnology, Human Nature, and Christian Ethics. Series: New Studies in Christian Ethics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 214 pp.; 0 color ills.; 0 b/w ills.; 0 ills. Cloth $99.00 (9781108422802)

McKinley, Mary Clare. Birds of a Feather: Joseph Cornell's Homage to Juan Gris. Exh. cat. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018. 96 pp.; 65 color ills. Cloth $25.00 (9781588396273)

McNamara, Martha J., and Karan Sheldon, eds. Amateur Movie Making: Aesthetics of the Everyday in New England Film 1915–1960. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017. 290 pp.; 64 b/w ills. Paper $35.00 (9780253026163)

Meghani, Kajal. Splendours of the Subcontinent: A Prince's Tour of India 1875–6. Exh. cat. London: Royal Collection Trust, 2017. 215 pp. Cloth (9781909741423)

Meier, Prita S., and Allyson Purpura, eds. World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean. Exh. cat. Champaign, IL: Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion, 2018. 368 pp.; 97 color ills.; 125 ills. Paper $49.95 (9781883015497)

Merback, Mitchell B. Perfection's Therapy: An Essay on Albrecht Dürer's Melancolia I. Brooklyn, NY: Zone Books, 2018. 360 pp.; 92 b/w ills. Cloth $27.95 (9781942130000)

Middleman, Rachel. Radical Eroticism: Women, Art, and Sex in the 1960s. Oakland: University of California Press, 2018. 256 pp. Cloth $65.00 (9780520294585)

Miller, Kim, and Brenda Schmahmann, eds. Public art in South Africa: Bronze Warriors and Plastic Presidents. Series: African Expressive Cultures. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017. 315 pp. Paper $40.00 (9780253029928)

Mir, Aleksandra. Artist Aleksandra Mir Speaks with the Space World. Exh. cat. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2017. 144 pp.; 44 b/w ills.; 44 ills. Paper $18.95 (9781907222542)

Moffatt, Frederick C. Paintbrush for Hire: The Travels of James and Emma Cameron, 1840–1900. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2018. 367 pp. Cloth (9781621903659)

Mondloch, Kate. A Capsule Aesthetic: Feminist Materialisms in New Media Art. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2018. 168 pp.; 35 b/w ills. Paper $27.00 (9781517900496)

Moon, Iris. The Architecture of Percier and Fontaine and the Struggle for Sovereignty in Revolutionary France. New York: Routledge, 2016. 185 pp. Cloth $149.99 (9781472480163)

Morris, Kathleen M., and Alexis Goodin, eds. Orchestrating elegance: Alma-Tadema and the Marquand music room. Exh. cat. Williamstown: Clark Art Institute, 2017. 219 pp. Cloth $49.99 (9780300226676)

Morris, Catherine, and Rujeko Hockley. We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85: New Perspectives. Exh. cat. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2018. 160 pp.; 86 color ills. Paper $24.95 (9780872731844)

Morris, Desmond. Cats in Art. London: Reaktion Books, 2017. 248 pp. Cloth (9781780238333)

Myers, Kenneth John, Stephen Robert Frankel, and Susan Larsen. Frederic Church: A Painter's Pilgrimage. Exh. cat. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 224 pp.; 125 color ills.; 10 b/w ills. Paper $45.00 (9780300218435)

Müller, Markus. Henri Matisse. Series: The Great Masters of Art. Munich: Hirmer Publishers, 2017. 80 pp.; 39 color ills.; 13 b/w ills.; 52 ills. Cloth $13.00 (9783777428482)

N., Carl. The Mystery of an Old Master: Painting Madonna of Divine Love Painting by Raffaello Sanzio Da Urbino. XLibris, 2016. 192 pp. Paper $29.99 (9781524504748)

Nemerov, Alexander, ed. Experience. Series: Terra Foundation Essays, Volume 4. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 216 pp.; 72 color ills. Paper $24.95 (9780932171634)

Nichols, Marden Fitzpatrick. Author and Audience in Vitruvius' De architectura. Greek Culture in the Roman World series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 238 pp. Cloth (9780511758591)

Nielsen, Christina, Casey Riley, and Natheniel Silver. The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum: A Guide. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 216 pp.; 130 color ills.; 10 b/w ills. Paper $20.00 (9780300226478)

O'Brien, David. Exiled in Modernity: Delacroix, Civilization, and Barbarism. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2018. 240 pp.; 53 color ills. Cloth $89.95 (9780271078595)

Oldham, Craig. Oh Sh*t...What Now? Honest Advice for New Graphic Designers. San Francisco: Laurence King Publishing, 2018. 128 pp. Paper $24.00 (9781780679631)

Padgett, J. Michael, ed. The Berlin Painter and His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C.. Exh. cat. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 448 pp.; 348 color ills.; 18 b/w ills.; 366 ills. Cloth $75.00 (9780300225938)

Patrick, Martin. Across the Art/Life Divide: Performance, Subjectivity, and Social Practice in Contemporary Art. Bristol, UK: Intellect Books, 2018. 243 pp. Paper $26.50 (9781783208548)

Penny, Simon. Making Sense: Cognition, Computing, Art and Embodiment. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2018. 544 pp. Cloth $42.00 (9780262036757)

Perkinson, Stephen, ed. The Ivory Mirror: The Art of Mortality in Renaissance Europe. Exh. cat. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 280 pp.; 190 color ills. Cloth $50.00 (9780300225952)

Petersen, Anne Ring. Migration into Art: Transcultural Identities and Art-Making in a Globalized World. Series: Rethinking Art's Histories. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018. 234 pp.; 8 color ills.; 12 b/w ills. Paper $29.95 (9781526121929)

Pfeiffer, Ingrid, ed. Splendor and Misery in the Weimar Republic: From Otto Dix to Jeanne Mammen. Exh. cat. Munich: Hirmer Verlag, 2018. 300 pp.; 200 color ills. Cloth $55.00 (9783777429335)

Phillips, Glenn, and Philipp Kaiser, eds. Harald Szeemann: Museum of Obsessions. Exh. cat. Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2018. 416 pp.; 240 color ills.; 122 b/w ills. Cloth $69.95 (9781606065594)

Pike, Deborah. The Subversive Art of Zelda Fitzgerald. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri, 2017. 301 pp. Cloth $45.00 (9780826221049)

Podany, Jerry. When Galleries Shake: Earthquake Damage Mitigation for Museum Collections. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2017. 280 pp.; 131 color ills.; 37 b/w ills. Paper $60.00 (9781606065228)

Posada Kubissa, Teresa. August L. Mayer y la pintura española: Ribera, Goya, El Greco, Velázquez. Madrid: Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica, 2010. 524 pp.; 42 color ills.; 128 b/w ills. Paper €38.46 (9788493606046)

Purcell, Mark. The Country House Library. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 352 pp.; 150 color ills.; 50 b/w ills. Cloth $55.00 (9780300227406)

Qian, Zhaoming. East-West Exchange and Late Modernism: Williams, Moore, Pound. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2017. 208 pp. Paper $29.50 (9780813940670)

Rabb, Theodore K. Why Does Michelangelo Matter? A Historian's Questions about the Visual Arts. Palo Alto, CA: Society for the Promotion of Science and Scholarship, Inc, 2018. 348 pp. Paper $25.00 (9780930664329)

Raissis, Peter. Victorian Watercolours: from the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Exh. cat. Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2017. 208 pp. Cloth $45.00 (9781741741315)

Rand, Paul. Design, Form, and Chaos. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 240 pp.; 70 color ills.; 55 b/w ills. Cloth (9780300230918)

Rathbone, Eliza E. Renoir and Friends: Luncheon of the Boating Party. Exh. cat. London and Washington, DC: D. Giles Limited and The Phillips Collection, 2017. 144 pp.; 102 color ills. Cloth $34.95 (9781911282006)

Räsänen, Elina, and Visa Immonen. Kauneus, arvo ja kadonnut menneisyys: Näkökulmia Klaus Holman muistokokoelmaan. Series: Taidehistoriallisia tutkimuksia, Volume 49. Helsinki: Taidehistorian Seura, 2018. 236 pp. Paper (9789525533224)

Reilly, Maura. Curatorial Activism: Towards an Ethics of Curating. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2018. 240 pp.; 107 ills. Cloth $32.95 (9780500239704)

Remy, Michel. Eileen Agar: Dreaming oneself awake. London: Reaktion Books, 2017. 240 pp.; 104 color ills.; 121 b/w ills.; 135 ills. Cloth (9781780237275)

Respini, Eva, ed. Art in the Age of the Internet: 1989 to Today. Exh. cat. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018. 316 pp.; 236 color ills. Cloth $65.00 (9780300228250)

Ripatti, Anna, Jukka Cadogan, and Linda Leskinen, eds. Fragmenti, muisto, maisema: Ville Lukkarisen kirjoituksia taiteesta ja arkkitehtuurista. Series: Studies in Art History, Volume 48. Helsinki: Pehmeäkantinen kirja Julkaisuvuosi, 2018. 192 pp. Paper € 31.30 (9789525533217)

Ritter, Markus, and Staci Gem Scheiwiller. The Indigenous Lens? Early Photography in the Near and Middle East. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017. 372 pp. Paper $112.67 (9783110491357)

Rodgers, Paul. The Modern Aesthetic. New York: Paul Rodgers/9W, 2018. 167 pp. Cloth $15.00 (9780692845479)

Rosenberg, Charles M. Rembrandt's Religious Prints. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017. 476 pp. Cloth $59.99 (9780253025876)

Roxburgh, David J., and Mary McWilliams, eds. Technologies of the Image: Art in 19th-Century Iran. Exh. cat. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 192 pp.; 232 ills. Cloth $50.00 (9780300229196)

Sallis, John, ed. Cao Jun: Hymns to Nature. Exh. cat. Boston: McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, 2018. 113 pp.; 64.00 color ills.; 8 b/w ills. Paper $35.00 (9781892850300)

Salomon, Xavier F., and Letizia Treves, eds. Murillo: The Self Portraits. Exh. cat. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 144 pp.; 65 color ills. Cloth $40.00 (9780300225686)

Sayer, Derek. Making Trouble: Surrealism and the Human Sciences. Chicago: Prickly Paradigm Press, 2017. 95 pp.; 0 color ills.; 0 b/w ills.; 0 ills. Paper $12.95 (9780996635523)

Schaefer, William. Shadow Modernism: Photography, Writing, and Space in Shanghai, 1925–1937. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. 309 pp. Paper $25.00 (9780822369196)

Schrader, Stephanie, ed. Rembrandt ad the Inspiration of India. Exh. cat. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2018. 160 pp.; 130 color ills. Cloth $39.95 (9781606065525)

Seelig, Gero, and Staatliches Museum Schwerin, eds. Medusa's menagerie: Otto Marseus van Schrieck and the scholars. Exh. cat. Munich: Hirmer Publishers, 2018. 232 pp.; 160 color ills. Cloth $45.00 (9783777428987)

Seidenberg, Steven. Pipevalve: Berlin. Revere, PA: Lodima Press, 2017. 127 pp.; 74 color ills. Cloth $45.00 (9781888899875)

Shorto, Russell. Revolution Song: A Story of American Freedom. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 2017. 640 pp. Cloth $28.95 (9780393245547)

Siemon, Julia, ed. The Silver Ceasars: A Renaissance Mystery. Exh. cat. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2017. 234 pp.; 212 color ills. Paper $50.00 (9781588396396)

Skoblar, Magdalena. Figural Sculpture in Eleventh-Century Dalmatia and Croatia: Patronage, Architectural Context, History. New York: Routledge, 2017. 222 pp.; 59 b/w ills. Cloth $150.00 (9781472466037)

Smith, Ian Hayden. The Short Story of Photography. San Francisco: Laurence King Publishing, 2018. 224 pp.; 160 ills. Paper $19.99 (9781786272010)

Smith, Richard Cándida. Improvised Continent: Pan-Americanism and Cultural Exchange. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. 352 pp.; 27 ills. Cloth $45.00 (9780812249422)

Stavans, Ilan. I ♥ My Selfie. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. 138 pp. Paper $13.45 (9780822363491)

Steane, Jamie, and Joyce Yee. Interaction Design: From Concept to Completion. New York: Bloomsbury, 2018. 240 pp.; 400 color ills. Paper £ 26.99 (9781474232395)

Steffens, Jo, and Matthias Neumann, eds. Unpacking My Library: Artists and their Books. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 184 pp.; 270 color ills.; 270 ills. Cloth $20.00 (9780300216981)

Steimatsky, Noa. The Face on Film. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. 296 pp.; 193 ills. Paper $47.95 (9780199863167)

Sueur-Hermel, Valérie, and Rémi Mathis. Animal: A Beastly Companion. Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2017. 168 pp.; 100 ills. Cloth £ 27.00 (9781474274944)

Suthor, Nicola. Rembrandt's Roughness. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. 240 pp.; 25 color ills.; 57 b/w ills.; 82 ills. Cloth $60.00 (9780691172446)

Szerlip, B. Alexandra. The Man Who Designed the Future: Norman Bel Geddes and the Invention of Twentieth Century America. Brooklyn, NY: Melville House Books, 2017. 368 pp. Cloth $28.99 (9781612195629)

Thompson, Nato. Culture as Weapon: The Art of Influence in Everyday Life. Brooklyn, NY: Melville House Publishing, 2018. 288 pp. Paper $16.99 (9781612196800)

Tschäpe, Janaina, ed. Janaina Tschäpe: Flatland. Munich: Hirmer Publishers, 2017. 264 pp.; 200 color ills. Cloth $45.00 (9783777426334)

Turner, James Grantham. Eros Visible: Art, Sexuality and Antiquity in Renaissance Italy. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 464 pp.; 340 ills. Cloth $75.00 (9780300219951)

Täube, Dagmar Regina. In)Formation: Zur Philosophie und Kunst von Alice Teichert. Munich: Hirmer Verlag, 2017. 144 pp.; 100 color ills. Cloth $39.95 (9783777428826)

van Heugten, Sjraar. Van Gogh and the Seasons. Exh. cat. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2018. 272 pp.; 247 color ills.; 8 b/w ills. Cloth $60.00 (9780691179711)

Vinitsky, Maya. 3.5 Square Meters: Constructive Responses to Natural Disasters. Exh. cat. Munich: Hirmer Publishers, 2017. 248 pp.; 186 ills. Paper (9783777428864)

Vosper, Michelle, ed. Creating Across Cultures: Women in the Arts from China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. Muse, Hong Kong: East Slope Publishing Ltd., 2017. 364 pp. Cloth $65.00 (9789881604705)

Wade, David. Geometry and Art: How Mathematics Transformed Art during the Renaissance. New York: Shelter Harbor Press, 2018. 224 pp.; 250 ills. Cloth $24.95 (9781627951050)

Wagner, Kathrin, Jessica David, and Matej Klemenčič, eds. Artists and Migration 1400-1850: Britain, Europe and Beyond. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016. 220 pp. Cloth £ 52.99 (9781443899741)

Wainwright, Leon. Disturbing Pasts: Memories, Controversies and Creativity. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017. 280 pp. Cloth £ 65.00 (9781526115454)

Wainwright, Leon. Sustainable Art Communities: Contemporary Creativity and Policy in the Transnational Caribbean. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017. 192 pp. Cloth £ 50.00 (9781526117281)

Wang, Michelle C. Maṇḍalas in the Making: The Visual Culture of Esoteric Buddhism at Dunhuang. Sinica Leidensia Series, Volume 139. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2017. 318 pp. Ebook $133.00 (9789004360402)

Webster, Susan Verdi. Lettered Artists and the Languages of Empire: Painters and the Profession in Early Colonial Quito. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2017. 333 pp.; 32 color ills. Cloth $50.00 (9781477313282)

Weidemann, Christiane, and Christine Nippe, eds. 50 Modern Artists You Should Know. The 50 Series. Munich: Prestel Verlag, 2017. 157 pp. Paper $19.95 (9783791383385)

White, Michelle, ed. Mona Hatoum: Terra Infirma. Exh. cat. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018. 192 pp.; 289 ills. Paper $50.00 (9780300233148)

White, Julia, ed. Repentant Monk: Illusion and Disillusion in the Art of Chen Hongshou. Exh. cat. Oakland: University of California Press, 2017. 192 pp. Cloth $60.00 (9780520294332)

Woelk, Moritz. Stella Hamberg. Munich: Hirmer Publishers, 2018. 160 pp.; 140 color ills. Cloth $52.00 (9783777427928)

Woodford, Susan. Looking at Pictures. Series: Art Essentials. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2018. 176 pp.; 100 color ills. Paper $16.95 (9780500293218)

Zaytseva, Elena, and Alex Anikina, eds. Cosmic Shift: Russian Contemporary Art Writing. London: Zed Books, 2017. 456 pp.; 60 b/w ills. Paper $30.00 (9781786993243)

William Henry Fox Talbot: At the Origins of Photography. Exh. cat. Moscow: 2018.

From Lascaux to Brooklyn. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 200 pp.; 60 color ills.; 20 b/w ills.; 80 ills. Cloth $50.00 (9780300230925)