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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.

Albu, Cristina. Mirror Affect: Seeing Self, Observing Others in Contemporary Art. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 2017. 312 pp.; 40 b/w ills. Paperback $30.00 (9781517900069 )

Allan, Scott, and Édouard Kopp. Unruly Nature: The Landscapes of Théodore Rousseau. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2016. 224 pp.; 140 color ills.; 15 b/w ills. Cloth $49.95 (9781606064771)

Alliez, Eric. The Brain-Eye: New Histories of Modern Painting. Trans. Robin Mackay. Lanham, MD: Rowan & Littlefield, 2015. 472 pp. Hardcover $44.95 (9781783480685)

Anderson, Maxwell L. Antiquities: What Everyone Needs to Know. Oxford University Press, 2016. 272 pp. Paperback $16.95 (9780190614935)

Anderson, Benjamin. Cosmos and Community in Early Medieval Art. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 216 pp.; 67 color ills.; 10 b/w ills. Cloth $65.00 (9780300219166)

Antinova, Eleanora. An Artist´s Life. Munich: Hirmer, 2016. 216 pp.; 53 ills. Hardcover $25.00 (9783777425382)

Archias, Elise. The Concrete Body: Yvonne Rainer, Carolee Schneemann, Vito Acconci. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 240 pp.; 36 color ills.; 93 b/w ills. Hardcover $75.00 (9780300217971)

Attlee, James. Graham Dean. London: Unicorn Press Ltd, 2016. 160 pp.; 150 color ills. Cloth $45.00 (9781910787229)

Bahrani, Zainab. Mesopotamia: Ancient Art and Architecture. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2017. 376 pp. Hardcover $35.10 (9780500519172)

Bal, Mieke. Nalini Malani: In Medias Res: Inside Nalini Malani's Shadow Plays. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz, 2016. 440 pp.; 111 ills. Hardcover $70.00 (9783775741460)

Balsom, Erika, and Hila Peleg, eds. Documentary Across Disciplines. MIT Press. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2016. 328 pp.; 40 b/w ills. Paperback $24.95 (9780262529068)

Barber, Daniel A. A House in the Sun: Modern Architecture and Solar Energy in the Cold War. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 352 pp.; 136 ills. Hardcover $39.95 (9780199394012)

Bardaouil, Sam. Surrealism in Egypt: Modernism and the Art and Liberty Group. London: I.B. Tauris, 2017. 352 pp.; 80 b/w ills. Hardback $38.00 (9781784536510)

Barnet-Sanchez, Holly, and Tim Drescher. Give Me Life: Iconography and Identity in East LA Murals. Albuqerque: The University of New Mexico Press, 2017. 440 pp.; 191 color ills.; 7 b/w ills. Hardcover $50.00 (9780826357472)

Barratt, Mychael. The Masters Muse: Artists' Dogs and Cats. London: Unicorn Press Ltd, 2016. 84 pp.; 40 color ills. Cloth $21.74 (9781910065631)

Behar, Katherine, ed. Object-Oriented Feminism. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 2016. 280 pp.; 32 b/w ills. Paperback $27.00 (9781517901097)

Bellenger, Sylvain, and Carmine Romano. The Neapolitan Crèche at the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 2016. 176 pp.; 242 color ills.; 4 b/w ills. Cloth $40.00 (9780300222357)

Belting, Hans. Face and Mask: A Double History. Trans. Thomas S. Hansen and Abby J. Hansen. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. 288 pp.; 53 color ills.; 51 b/w ills. Hardcover $45.00 (9780691162355)

Bianchini, Samuel, and Erik Verhagen, eds. Practicable: From Participation to Interaction in Contemporary Art. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2016. 952 pp.; 164 b/w ills. Hardcover $50.00 (9780262034753)

Boccioni, Umberto. Futurist Painting Sculpture (Plastic Dynamism). Trans. Richard Shane Agin and Maria Elena Versari. Los Angeles: Getty Publications, 2016. 304 pp.; 28 color ills.; 36 b/w ills. Paperback $49.00 (9781606064757)

Boström, Hans-Olof. Carl Larsson Monumentalmålaren. Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, 2016. 293 pp.; 50 color ills. Hardback $270.00 (9789155496326)

Bowlt, John E., ed. Russian Art of the Avant Garde: Theory and Criticism 1902-1934. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2017. 416 pp.; 105 ills. Paperback $27.95 (9780500293058)

Boyd, Carolyn E., and Kim Cox. The White Shaman Mural: An Enduring Creation Narrative in the Rock Art of the Lower Pecos. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2016. 219 pp.; 87 color ills. Paperback $43.55 (9781477310304)

Boylan, Alexis L. Ashcan Art, Whiteness, and the Unspectacular Man. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. 280 pp.; 32 color ills.; 28 b/w ills. Hardcover $105.29 (9781501325762)

Braddock, Alan C., and Laura Turner Igoe, eds. A Greene Country Towne: Philadelphia’s Ecology in the Cultural Imagination. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2016. 248 pp.; 45 b/w ills. Hardcover $59.47 (9780271077130)

Brimo, René. The Evolution of Taste in American Collecting. Trans. Kenneth Haltman. University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2017. 424 pp.; 43 b/w ills. Hardcover $55.97 (9780271073248)

Brody, David. Housekeeping by Design: Hotels and Labor. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2016. 216 pp.; 24 b/w ills. Paperback $27.50 (9780226389127)

Bryzgel, Amy. Performance art in Eastern Europe since 1960. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017. 384 pp. Paperback $34.95 (9781784994228)

Bunch, Robert Craig. The Art of Found Objects: Interviews with Texas Artists. Joe and Betty Moore Texas Art Series . College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2016. 214 pp.; 72 color ills.; 4 b/w ills. Cloth $50.00 (9781623494070)

Büttner, Nils. Hieronymus Bosch: Visions and Nightmares. London: Reaktion Books, 2016. 208 pp.; 60 color ills.; 63 ills. Hardcover $15.61 (9781780235790)

Campbell, Mary. Charles Ellis Johnson and the Erotic Mormon Image. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016. 192 pp.; 10 color ills.; 75 b/w ills. Hardcover $45.00 (9780226373690)

Carter, Robert. Paint Me A Ship. Kenthurst, Australia: Rosenberg Publishing, 2016. 200 pp.; 120 color ills. Hardcover $59.95 (9781925078916)

Chong, Alan, ed. Christianity in Asia: Sacred Art and Visual Splendour. Singapore: Asian Civilisations Museum, 2016. 283 pp.; 100 color ills.; 100 b/w ills. Hardcover $60.00 (9789810996857)

Chumley, Lily. Creativity Class: Art School and Culture Work in Postsocialist China. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016. 256 pp.; 25 b/w ills. Cloth $35.00 (9780691164977)

Clottes, Jean. What Is Paleolithic Art? Cave Paintings and the Dawn of Human Creativity. Trans. Oliver Y. Martin and Robert D. Martin. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2016. 208 pp.; 28 b/w ills. Paperback $18.00 (9780226266633)

Clunas, Craig. Chinese Painting and Its Audiences. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. 320 pp.; 200 color ills. Hardcover $60.00 (9780691171937)

Coda, Elena, and Ben Lawton, eds. Re-Visioning Terrorism: A Humanistic Perspective. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2016. 300 pp.; 0 ills. Paperback $29.95 (9781557537331)

Conrad, Joseph, and Fiona Banner. Heart of Darkness. Four Corners Familiars. London: Four Corners Books, 2016. 312 pp.; 16 color ills.; 150 b/w ills. Paperback $25.92 (9781909829053)

Cooper, Tarnya, Aviva Bunstock, Maurice Howard, and Edward Town, eds. Painting in Britain 1500-1630: Production, Influences, and Patronage. Oxford: British Academy, 2015. 400 pp.; 400 color ills. Cloth $250.00 (9780197265840)

Crow, Thomas. No Idols: The Missing Theology of Art. Sydney: Power Publications, 2017. 144 pp.; 50 color ills. Paperback $30.00 (9780909952990)

Crow, David. Visible Signs: An Introduction to Semiotics in the Visual Arts. Required Reading Range. New York: Fairchild Books, 2015. 192 pp.; 200 color ills. Paperback $47.95 (9781474232425)

David, Catherine, ed. Wifredo Lam: The EY Exhibition. London: Tate, 2016. 240 pp. Paperback $25.45 (9781849763721)

Davis, John, Jennifer A. Greenhill, and Jason D. LaFountain, eds. A Companion to American Art. Blackwell Companions to Art History. West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2015. 680 pp.; 50 b/w ills. Cloth $195.00 (9780470671023)

de Pury, Simon, and William Stadiem. The Auctioneer: Adventures in the Art Trade. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2016. 240 pp.; 0 color ills.; 0 b/w ills. Paperback $25.99 (9781250059789)

Dean, Tacita. Buon Fresco. London: MACK, 2016. 112 pp.; 112 color ills. Hardcover $95.00 (9781910164280)

Delalex, Hélène, Alexandre Maral, and Nicolas Milovanovic. Marie-Antoinette. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2016. 216 pp.; 225 color ills. Hardcover $49.95 (9781606064832)

Didi-Huberman, Georges. The Surviving Image: Phantoms of Time and Time of Phantoms: Aby Warburg's History of Art. Trans. Harvey Mendelsohn. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2017. 432 pp.; 96 b/w ills. Cloth (978-0-271-07208-1)

Donahue-Wallace, Kelly. Jerónimo Antonio Gil and the Idea of the Spanish Enlightenment. Albuqerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2017. 392 pp.; 111 b/w ills. Hardcover $65.00 (9780826357342)

Duncan, Alastair. Art Deco Sculpture. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2016. 408 pp.; 1000 ills. Hardcover $120.00 (9780500239483)

Eastham, Ben, and Katya Tylevich. My Life as a Work of Art: The Art World from Start to Finish. London: Laurence King Publishing, 2016. 336 pp.; 20 ills. Hardcover $28.00 (9781780678689)

Eckmann, Sabine, ed. Spotlights: Collected by the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum. St. Louis: Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, 2016. 272 pp.; 75 color ills. Hardcover $40.00 (9780936316420)

Ellegood, Anne. Jimmie Durham: At the Center of the World. Exh. cat. New York: Prestel, 2017. 320 pp.; 311 color ills.; 63 b/w ills. Cloth $60.00 (9783791355689)

English, Darby. 1971: A Year in the Life of Color. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016. 312 pp.; 47 color ills.; 26 b/w ills. Cloth $40.00 (9780226131054)

Farrington, Lisa. African-American Art: A Visual and Cultural History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 480 pp.; 230 ills. Hardcover $69.95 (9780199995394)

Fine, Steven. The Menorah: From the Bible to Modern Israel. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. 304 pp.; 50 color ills. Cloth (9780674088795)

Fowler, Sherry D. Accounts and Images of Six Kannon in Japan. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2016. 440 pp.; 27 color ills.; 136 b/w ills. Cloth $70.00 (9780824856229)

Fried, Michael. After Caravaggio. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 234 pp.; 100 color ills.; 50 b/w ills. Hardcover $60.00 (9780300218640)

Fripp, Jessica L., Amandine Gorse, Nathalie Manceau, and Nina Struckmeyer, eds. Artistes savants et amateurs: art et sociabilité au XVIIIe siècle. Paris: Mare & Martin, 2017. 296 pp.; 15 b/w ills. Paperback € 35.00 (9791092054422)

Fullerton, Elizabeth. Artrage! The Inside Story of the BritArt Revolution. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2016. 272 pp.; 200 ills. Hardcover $45.00 (9780500239445)

Garb, Tamar, and Fiona Bradley. William Kentridge and Vivienne Koorland: Conversations in Letters and Lines. London: Reaktion Books, 2017. 192 pp.; 120 color ills. Paperback $25.36 (9781908612410)

Garric, Jean-Philippe, ed. Charles Percier: Architecture and Design in an Age of Revolutions. Exh. cat. New Haven: Yale University Press in association with Bard Graduate Center, 2017. 304 pp.; 228 color ills.; 20 b/w ills. Paper over Board $75.00 (9780300221589)

Gayford, Martin. A Bigger Message: Conversations with David Hockney. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2016. 248 pp.; 100 color ills. Paperback $34.95 (9780500238875)

Gervais, Thierry, ed. The "Public" Life of Photographs. RIC BOOKS (Ryerson Image Centre Books). Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2016. 300 pp.; 45 color ills.; 45 b/w ills. Hardcover $35.00 (9780262035194)

Gimeno-Martínez, Javier. Design and National Identity. New York: Bloomsbury, 2016. 240 pp.; 25 b/w ills. Paperback $26.95 (9781472591036)

Graciano, Andrew, ed. Exhibiting Outside the Academy, Salon and Biennial, 1775-1999: Alternative Venues for Display. New York: Routledge, 2015. 328 pp.; 0 ills. Hardcover $125.00 (9781472428271)

Haacke, Hans. Working Conditions: The Writings of Hans Haacke. Ed. Alexander Alberro. Writing Art. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2016. 344 pp.; 47 color ills.; 18 b/w ills. Paperback $34.95 (9780262034838)

Hallam, Elizabeth. Anatomy Museum: Death and the Body Displayed. London: Reaktion Books, 2016. 448 pp.; 100 color ills.; 170 ills. Hardcover (9781861893758)

Hallett, Mark, Nigel Llewellyn, and Martin Myrone, eds. Court, Country, City: British Art and Architecture, 1660–1735. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 544 pp.; 194 color ills. Cloth $85.00 (9780300214802)

Harding, Lesley, and Denise Mimmocchi, eds. O'Keeffe, Preston, Cossington Smith: Making Modernism. Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2017. 216 pp. Hardcover $45.00 (9781921330537)

Harris, Clare. Photography and Tibet. Exposures. London: Reaktion Books, 2016. 224 pp.; 60 color ills.; 50 b/w ills. Paperback $29.95 (9781780236520)

Hart, Dakin. Isamu Noguchi, Archaic/Modern. Exh. cat. London: D Giles LTD, 2017. 128 pp.; 85 color ills. Hardcover $44.95 (9781911282044)

Haskell, Barbara, and Harry Cooper, eds. Stuart Davis: In Full Swing. New York: Prestel, 2016. 250 pp.; 143 color ills.; 41 b/w ills. Hardcover $65.00 (9783791355108)

Hearst, Alison, ed. Donald Sultan: The Disaster Paintings. New York: Prestel, 2016. 144 pp. Cloth $49.95 (9783791355740)

Herman, Bernard. Something to Take My Place: The Art of Lonnie Holley. Eds. Mark Sloan and Lizz Biswell. Charleston: Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, College of Charleston, 2016. 215 pp. Hardcover $39.38 (9781467574488)

Hills, Helen. The Matter of Miracles: Neapolitan Baroque Architecture and Sanctity. Rethinking Art's Histories. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016. 656 pp.; 0 color ills.; 0 b/w ills. Hardcover £ 80.00 (9780719084744)

Hockney, David. Hockney's Pictures. London: Thames & Hudson, 2017. 368 pp.; 277 color ills.; 325 ills. Paperback $22.27 (9780500286715)

Hodge, Susie. Art in Detail: 100 Masterpieces. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2016. 432 pp.; 700 color ills. Hardcover $39.95 (9780500239544)

Holladay, Joan A., and Susan L. Ward, eds. Gothic Sculpture in America III: The Museums of New York and Pennsylvania. Publications of the International Center of Medieval Art, No. 6. New York: International Center of Medieval Art, 2016. 668 pp. Hardcover $75.00 (9780991043002)

Hong, Euyoung. The Spatial Politics of the Sculptural: Art, Capitalism and the Urban Space. London and New York: Rowan & Littlefield, 2016. 224 pp.; 5 b/w ills. Paperback $41.95 (9781783487608)

Hoy, Meredith. From Point to Pixel: A Genealogy of Digital Aesthetics. Interfaces: Studies in Visual Culture. Hanover, N.H.: Dartmouth College Press, 2017. 270 pp.; 26 ills. Paperback $40.00 (9781512600223)

Institute of Modern Art Nuremburg, ed. Cathedrals for Garbage: Winfried Baumann. Munich: Hirmer Publishers, 2016. 384 pp.; 660 ills. Hardcover $42.00 (9783777426136)

Jahn, Helmut. Helmut Jahn: Buildings 1975–2015. Ed. Nicola Borgmann. Munich: Schirmer/Mosel, 2015. 240 pp.; 184 ills. Hardcover $90.00 (9783829607230)

Jakovljevic, Branislav. Alienation Effects: Performance and Self-Management in Yugoslavia, 1945-91. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2016. 382 pp.; 30 b/w ills. Paperback $39.95 (9780472053148)

Jones, Kellie. South of Pico: African American Artists in Los Angeles in the 1960s and 1970s. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. 416 pp.; 32 color ills.; 93 ills. Paperback $29.95 (9780822361640)

Jones, Marjorie G. The Life and Times of Mary Vaux Walcott. Atglen: Schiffer Publishing, 2015. 176 pp.; 22 ills. Hardcover $24.99 (9780764349720)

Jurdjevic, Mark, and Rolf Strøm-Olsen, eds. Rituals of Politics and Culture in Early Modern Europe: Essays in Honour of Edward Muir. Toronto: Centre for Reformation & Renaissance Studies, 2016. 490 pp.; 20 ills. Paperback $49.95 (9780772721853)

Kangxi Emperor. Thirty-Six Views: The Kangxi Emperor’s Mountain Estate in Poetry and Prints. Trans. Richard E. Strassberg. Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 2016. 316 pp.; 99 color ills. Hardcover $50.00 (9780884024095)

Kaplan, Louis. Photography and Humour. London: Reaktion Books, 2016. 224 pp.; 40 color ills.; 70 b/w ills. Paperback $29.95 (9781780236513)

Kaucher, Greta. Les Jombert: Une famille de libraires parisiens dans l'Europe des Lumières (1680-1824). Genève: Librarie Droz, 2015. 1592 pp.; 54 b/w ills. Paperback $129.24 (9782600018425 )

Kemp, Martin. Structural Intuitions: Seeing Shapes in Art and Science. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2016. 256 pp.; 50 ills. Cloth $29.50 (9780813937007)

Kennedy, William J. Petrarchism at Work: Contextual Economies in the Age of Shakespeare. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016. 352 pp. Hardcover $55.00 (9781501700019)

Kinsella, Lee, ed. Miriam Stannage: Time Framed. Exh. cat. Crawley, Australia: UWA Publishing, 2016. 300 pp.; 100 color ills. Hardcover $69.99 (9781742588223)

Kopper, Philip, and Publishing Office of the National Gallery of Art. America's National Gallery of Art. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. 400 pp.; 650 color ills.; 150 b/w ills. Hardcover $75.00 (9780691172880)

Krause, Bernie. Le Grand Orchestre des Animaux. London: Thames & Hudson, 2017. 368 pp.; 350 ills. Hardcover $44.00 (9782869251236)

Kreilkamp, Vera, ed. The Arts and Crafts Movement: Making It Irish. Boston: McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, 2016. 250 pp.; 150 color ills.; 75 b/w ills. Paperback $45.00 (9781892850256)

Kupfer, Marcia. Art and Optics in the Hereford Map: An English Mappa Mundi, c. 1300. London: The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2016. 240 pp.; 50 color ills.; 50 b/w ills. Cloth $85.00 (9780300220339)

Lamprakos, Michele. Building a World Heritage City: Sanaa, Yemen. Heritage, Culture and Identity. New York: Routledge, 2015. 286 pp.; 35 color ills. Hardcover $122.00 (9781472435408)

Lasc, Anca I., Georgina Downey, and Mark Taylor, eds. Designing the French Interior: The Modern Home and Mass Media. New York: Bloomsbury, 2015. 272 pp.; 52 b/w ills. Hardcover $54.00 (9780857857835)

Laurent, Anna. Botanical Art from the Golden Age of Scientific Discovery. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2016. 224 pp.; 300 color ills. Hardcover $60.00 (9780226321073)

Lee, Luchia Meihua, and Jerome Silbergeld, eds. Zhang Hongtu: Expanding Visions of a Shrinking World. Durham: Duke University Press, 2016. 340 pp.; 120 color ills. Paperback $45.00 (9780822360421)

Leidy, Denise Patry, Adriana Proser, and Michelle Yun, eds. Treasures of Asian Art: The Asia Society Museum Collection. New York: Prestel, 2017. 432 pp.; 452 color ills.; 80 b/w ills. Hardcover $85.00 (9783791356167)

Letinsky, Laura, and Jessica Moss, eds. There Was a Whole Collection Made: Photography from Lester and Betty Guttman. Chicago: Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, 2016. 240 pp.; 235 color ills. Hardcover $40.00 (9780935573565)

Lewis, Michael J. City of Refuge: Separatists and Utopian Town Planning. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016. 256 pp.; 75 color ills.; 75 b/w ills. Hardcover $45.00 (9781400884315)

Lindfield, Peter N. Georgian Gothic: Medievalist Architecture, Furniture and Interiors, 1730-1840. Suffolk, UK: Boydell & Brewer, 2017. 282 pp.; 59 color ills. Hardcover $99.00 (9781783271276)

Linsley, Robert. Beyond Resemblance: Abstract Art in the Age of Global Conceptualism. London: Reaktion Books, 2016. 216 pp.; 47 color ills.; 49 ills. Paperback $23.20 (9781780236322)

Lippit, Yukio. Japanese Zen Buddhism and the Impossible Painting. Getty Research Institute Council Lecture Series. Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2017. 60 pp.; 20 ills. Paperback $15.00 (9781606065129)

Lochnan, Katharine, Roald Nasgaard, and Bogomila Welsh-Ovcharov, eds. Mystical Landscapes: From Vincent van Gogh to Emily Carr. New York: Prestel, 2016. 356 pp.; 231 color ills. Hardcover $60.00 (9783791356006)

Lorenz, Katherine. Ancient Mythological Images and their Interpretation: An Introduction to Iconology, Semiotics and Image Studies in Classical Art History. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 300 pp.; 30 b/w ills. Paperback $99.99 (9781139013802)

Louden, Sharon, ed. The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life. Bristol, U.K.: Intellect Ltd, 2017. 404 pp.; 40 color ills. Paperback $42.00 (9781783207268)

Lucie-Smith, Edward. Alexander de Cadenet. London: Unicorn Press Ltd, 2016. 128 pp.; 60 color ills. Hardcover $45.00 (9781910787045)

MacDowell, Marsha, and Lijun Zhang, eds. Quilts of Southwest China. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Museum, 2016. 154 pp.; 130 color ills. Paperback $45.00 (9787219098301)

Mackie, Louise W. Symbols of Power: Luxury Textiles from Islamic Lands, 7th–21st Century. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015. 520 pp.; 493 color ills.; 20 b/w ills. Cloth $85.00 (9780300206098)

Magaziner, Daniel. The Art of Life in South Africa. New African Histories. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2016. 376 pp.; 92 ills. Paperback $34.95 (9780821422526)

Maizels, Michael, and Patrick Jagoda. The Game Worlds of Jason Rohrer. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2016. 192 pp.; 50 color ills.; 20 b/w ills. Paperback $34.95 (9780262529112)

Makhoul, Bashir, and Alnoor Mitha, eds. Conflict and Compassion: A Paradox of Difference in Contemporary Asian Art. Manchester: HOME Publishing, 2016. 280 pp.; 55 color ills.; 5 b/w ills. Paperback $25.00 ( 9780992952495)

Manseau, Peter. Objects of Devotion: Religion in Early America. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Books, 2017. 256 pp.; 50 b/w ills. Paperback $29.95 (9781588345929)

Marsland, Kim. Charleston Farmhouse 1981: A Photographic Recollection of the Home of the Bloomsbury Group in Sussex. London: Unicorn Press Ltd, 2016. 64 pp.; 26 ills. Cloth $27.18 (9781910787236)

McCarter, Robert. The Space Within: Interior Experience as the Origin of Architecture. London: Reaktion Books, 2016. 144 pp.; 20 color ills. Hardback $18.00 (9781780236605)

McFadden, Jane. Walter De Maria: Meaningless Work. London: Reaktion Books, 2016. 240 pp.; 20 color ills.; 787 ills. Hardcover $30.00 (9781780236674)

McLean, Ian. Rattling Spears: A History of Indigenous Australian Art. London: Reaktion Books, 2016. 304 pp.; 142 color ills.; 149 ills. Hardcover $37.59 (9781780235905)

McPherson, Heather. Art and Celebrity in the Age of Reynolds and Siddons. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2017. 272 pp.; 35 color ills.; 58 b/w ills. Cloth $89.95 (978-0-271-07407-8)

Medvedkin, Alexander. The Alexander Medvedkin Reader. Cinema and Modernity. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016. 360 pp.; 10 b/w ills. Paperback $35.00 (9780226296272)

Modesti, Paola. In centro et oculis urbis nostre: La chiesa e il monastero di San Zaccaria. Venice: Marcianum Press, 2016. 444 pp.; 40 color ills. Paperback $69.95 (9788865124604)

Moon, Bruce L. Introduction to Art Therapy: Faith in the Product. 3rd Ed.. Springfield, IL: Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd, 2016. 287 pp. Paperback $37.95 (9780398091439)

Morgan, Ann Lee. Historical Dictionary of Contemporary Art. Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts. Lanham, MD: Rowan & Littlefield, 2016. 570 pp. Hardcover $120.00 (9781442276673)

Morton, Erin. For Folk's Sake: Art and Economy in Twentieth-Century Nova Scotia. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2016. 424 pp.; 76 ills. Paperback $108.00 (9780773548114)

Morán, Elizabeth. Sacred Consumption: Food and Ritual in Aztec Art and Culture. Latin American Studies: Art and Visual Studies. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2016. 156 pp.; 27 b/w ills. Paperback $16.72 (9781477310694)

Mostow, Joshua S., and Asato Ikeda. A Third Gender: Beautiful Youths in Japanese Edo-Period Prints and Paintings (1600–1868). Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum, 2016. 160 pp.; 100 color ills. Paperback $37.78 (9780888545145)

Muchnic, Suzanne. LACMA So Far: Portrait of a Museum in the Making. San Marino: Huntington Library Press, 2015. 198 pp.; 66 color ills. Hardcover $45.00 (9780873282666)

Museum of Modern Art in Paris, ed. Eva & Adele: You Are My Biggest Inspiration. Early Works. Munich: Hirmer Publishers, 2017. 168 pp.; 120 color ills. Hardcover $42.00 (9783777426143)

Musillo, Marco. The Shining Inheritance: Italian Painters at the Qing Court, 1699–1812. Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2016. 192 pp.; 27 color ills.; 36 b/w ills. Cloth $60.00 (9781606064740)

Müller-Helle, Katja. Zeitspeicher der Fotografie: Zukunftstbilder, 1860-1913. Berlin: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 2017. 250 pp.; 62 b/w ills. Hardcover $29.90 (9783770560332)

Nelson, Charmaine A. Slavery, Geography and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica. New York: Routledge, 2016. 416 pp. Hardcover $96.23 (9781409468912)

Norman, Larry F., and Anne Leonard, eds. Classicisms. Chicago: Smart Museum Of Art, The University Of Chicago, 2017. 184 pp.; 105 color ills. Hardcover $30.00 (9780935573572)

Orlando, Sophie. British Black Art: Debates on Western Art History. Paris: Dis Voir, 2016. 128 pp.; 30 color ills.; 15 b/w ills. Paperback $24.00 (9782914563765)

Ormond, Richard, and Elaine Kilmurray. John Singer Sargent: Figures and Landscapes, 1914-1925: The Complete Paintings, Volume IX. London: The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2017. 344 pp.; 194 color ills.; 106 b/w ills. Cloth $80.00 (9780300177374)

Pal, Pratapaditya, ed. Puja and Piety: Hindu, Jain, and Buddhist Art from the Indian Subcontinent. Oakland: Santa Barbara Museum of Art in association with University of Califoria Press, 2016. 256 pp. Cloth $65.00 (9780520288478)

Parmington, Alexander. Space and Sculpture in the Classic Maya City. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. 288 pp.; 115 b/w ills. Cloth $110.00 (9781107002340)

Phillips, Amanda. Everyday Luxuries: Art and Objects in Ottoman Contantinople, 1600 - 1800. Dortmund : Verlag Kettler, 2017. 197 pp. Hardcover $29.00 (9783862064526)

Phillips, Tom. A Humument: A Treated Victorian Novel. London: Thames & Hudson, 2017. 392 pp. Hardcover $21.96 (9780500290439)

Potvin, John, ed. Oriental Interiors: Design, Identity, Space. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015. 296 pp.; 56 b/w ills. Paperback $24.99 (9781472596659 )

Rajagopalan, Mrinalini. Building Histories: The Archival and Affective Lives of Five Monuments in Modern Delhi. South Asia Across the Disciplines. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 272 pp.; 10 color ills.; 51 b/w ills. Hardcover $55.00 (9780226283470)

Rampley, Matthew. The Seductions of Darwin: Art, Evolution, Neuroscience. University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 2017. 200 pp.; 0 ills. Paperback $34.95 (9780271077420)

Reed, Christopher. Bachelor Japanists: Japanese Aesthetics and Western Masculinities. Modernist Latitudes. New York: Columbia University Press, 2016. 440 pp.; 30 b/w ills. Paperback $35.00 (9780231175753)

Richter, Hans, and Michael White. Dada: Art and Anti-Art. World of Art. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2016. 376 pp.; 8 b/w ills.; 180 ills. Paperback $23.95 (9780500204313)

Rivenc, Rachel. Made in Los Angeles: Materials, Processes, and the Birth of West Coast Minimalism. Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institute, 2016. 208 pp.; 90 color ills.; 34 b/w ills. Paperback $49.00 (9781606064658)

Roberts, Jennifer L., ed. Scale (Terra Foundation Essays). Volume 2. Chicago and Paris: Terra Foundation for American Art, 2016. 256 pp.; 80 color ills. Paperback $24.95 (9780932171597)

Rooney, Brendan, ed. Creating History: Stories of Ireland in Art. Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2016. 312 pp.; 60 color ills. Paperback $29.05 (9781911024286)

Rosenberg, Susan. Trisha Brown: Choreography as Visual Art. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2016. 424 pp. Paper $34.95 (978-0819576620)

Rough, Remi. #Rough Sketches: A Collection of Blackbook Sketches from 1996 to 2015. London: Unicorn Press Ltd, 2016. 148 pp.; 100 b/w ills. Paperback $29.95 (9781910065921)

Russell, Joanna, Judith Rayner, and Jenny Bescoby, eds. Northern European Metalpoint Drawings: Technical Examination and Analysis. London: Archetype Books, 2017. 110 pp. Paperback $70.00 (9781909492424)

Samson, Hélène, and Suzanne Sauvage, eds. Notman: Visionary Photographer. Exh. cat. Paris: Editions Hazan, Paris, 2016. 240 pp.; 250 color ills. Paper over Board $50.00 (9780300223675)

Sardar, Marika, ed. Epic Tales from Ancient India: Paintings from The San Diego Museum of Art. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 164 pp.; 143 color ills. Cloth $45.00 (9780300223729)

Schnackenburg, Bernhard. Jan Lievens: Friend and Rival of the Young Rembrandt. Petersberg, Germany: Michael Imhof Verlag, 2017. 488 pp.; 366 ills. Hardcover € 148.00 (9783731903338)

Scott, David A. Art: Authenticity, Restoration, Forgery. Los Angeles: The Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, 2016. 526 pp.; 30 b/w ills. Paperback $60.00 (9781938770081)

Seddon, Tony. Essential Type: An Illustrated Guide to Understanding and Using Fonts. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 192 pp.; 500 color ills. Hardcover $25.00 (9780300222371)

Segal, Joes. Art and Politics: Between Purity and Propaganda. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2016. 176 pp.; 20 color ills.; 10 b/w ills. Paperback $18.99 (9789462981782)

Shackelford, George T. M. Monet: The Early Years. Fort Worth, TX: Kimbell Art Museum, 2016. 320 pp.; 180 color ills.; 10 b/w ills. Hardcover $50.00 (9780300221855)

Shapiro, Danielle. John Vassos: Industrial Design for Modern Life. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016. 296 pp.; 121 b/w ills. Paperback $35.00 (9780816693412)

Sharp, Kevin, ed. Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art. The Charles M. Russell Center Series on Art and Photography of the American West (Book 27). Norman and Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2016. 208 pp.; 125 color ills. Paperback $29.95 (9780806154633)

Shkuda, Aaron. The Lofts of SoHo: Gentrification, Art, and Industry in New York, 1950–1980. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016. 320 pp.; 23 b/w ills. Cloth $45.00 (9780226334189)

Silbergeld, Jerome, and Eugene Y. Wang, eds. The Zoomorphic Imagination in Chinese Art and Culture. Honolulu: University Of Hawai'i Press, 2016. 472 pp.; 124 color ills.; 90 b/w ills. Hardcover $75.00 (9780824846763)

Smith, Alison, David Blayney Brown, and Carol Jacobi, eds. Artist and Empire: Facing Britain’s Imperial Past. London: Tate, 2016. 170 ills. $16.19 (9781849763431)

Smith, Cynthia E. By the People: Designing a Better America. New York: Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, 2016. 256 pp.; 100 ills. Paperback $29.95 (9781942303145)

Snell, Robert. Portraits of the Insane: Theodore Gericault and the Subject of Psychotherapy. London: Karnac Books, 2016. 256 pp.; 20 b/w ills. Paperback $39.16 (9781782202479)

Solkin, David H. Art in Britain 1660–1815. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015. 378 pp.; 320 color ills. Hardcover $80.00 (9780300215564)

Soussloff, Catherine M., ed. Foucault on the Arts and Letters: Perspectives for the 21st Century. Global Aesthetic Research. London and New York: Rowman & Littlefield International, 2016. 248 pp.; 0 color ills.; 0 b/w ills. Paperback $39.95 (9781783485741 )

St. Gaudens, Maurine. Emerging from the Shadows, Vol. IV: A Survey of Women Artists Working in California, 1860-1960. Emering from the Shadows (Book 4). Atglen, PA: Schiffer, 2015. 336 pp.; 500 color ills. Hardcover $59.99 (9780764348877)

St. Gaudens, Maurine. Emerging from the Shadows, Vol. II: A Survey of Women Artists Working in California, 1860-1960. Emering from the Shadows (Book 2). Atglen: Schiffer, 2015. 352 pp.; 500 color ills. Hardcover $59.99 (9780764348624 )

St. Gaudens, Maurine. Emerging from the Shadows, Vol. I: A Survey of Women Artists Working in California, 1860-1960. Emering from the Shadows (Book 1). Atglen: Schiffer, 2015. 336 pp.; 500 color ills. Hardcover $59.99 (9780764348617)

St. Gaudens, Maurine. Emerging from the Shadows, Vol. III: A Survey of Women Artists Working in California, 1860-1960. Emering from the Shadows (Book 3). Atglen: Schiffer, 2015. 320 pp.; 500 color ills. Hardcover $59.99 (9780764348860)

Starr, S. Frederick. Une Belle Maison: The Lombard Plantation House in New Orleans's Bywater. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2013. 156 pp.; 86 ills. Hardcover $30.00 (9781617038075)

Steihaug, Jon-Ove, ed. Mapplethorpe + Munch. New Haven: Mercatorfonds, 2016. 256 pp.; 150 color ills. Paper over Board $60.00 (9780300220100)

Sylvester, David. Interviews with Francis Bacon. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2016. 208 pp.; 146 ills. Paperback $24.95 (9780500292532)

Sánchez Ameijeiras, Rocío. Los rostros de las palabras: Imágenes y teoría literaria en el Occidente medieval. Madrid: Ediciones Akal, 2014. 304 pp.; 50 color ills.; 50 b/w ills. Paperback $26.05 (9788446024668)

Teo, Phyllis. Rewriting Modernism: Three Women Artists in Twentieth-Century China (Pan Yuliang, Nie Ou and Yin Xiuzhen). Leiden: Leiden University Press, 2016. 320 pp.; 50 b/w ills. Paperback $66.50 (9789087282295)

Thomas, Mickalene. Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs. New York: Aperture, 2015. 156 pp.; 85 ills. Hardcover $55.25 (9781597113144)

Thompson, Nato. Culture as Weapon: The Art of Influence in Everyday Life. Brooklyn: Melville House, 2017. 288 pp. Hardcover $21.56 (9781612195735)

Thomson, Richard. Seurat's Circus Sideshow. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2017. 144 pp.; 117 ills. Paperback $20.49 (9781588396150)

Townsend, Richard. Indian Art of the Americas at the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 2016. 368 pp.; 500 color ills. Hardcover $65.00 (9780300214833)

Treib, Marc. Landscapes of Modern Architecture: Wright, Mies, Neutra, Aalto, Barragán. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 272 pp.; 126 color ills.; 76 b/w ills. Hardcover $65.00 (9780300208412)

Trevien, Claire. Satire, Prints and Theatricality in the French Revolution. Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment. Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 2016. 254 pp.; 50 ills. Paperback $90.46 (9780729411875)

Trouvé, Stéphanie. Peinture et discours: La construction de l'école de Toulouse, XVIIe-XVIIIe siècles. Rennes: Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2016. 472 pp.; 30 color ills.; 30 b/w ills. Paperback $49.95 (9782753550513)

Trumper, Camilo D. Ephemeral Histories: Public Art, Politics, and the Struggle for the Streets in Chile. Oakland: University of Califoria Press, 2016. 296 pp.; 20 b/w ills. Paperback $29.95 (9780520289918)

Van Horn, Jennifer. The Power of Objects in Eighteenth-Century British America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 428 pp. Cloth $49.95 (9781469629568)

Wee, Low Sze, ed. Artist And Empire: (En)Countering Colonial Legacies. Singapore: National Gallery Singapore, 2016. 164 pp.; 50 ills. Hardcover $28.80 (9789811106088)

Weinryb, Ittai. The Bronze Object in the Middle Ages. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 305 pp.; 108 color ills.; 12 b/w ills. Hardcover (9781107123618)

Weiss, Allen S. The Grain of the Clay: Reflections on Ceramics and the Art of Collecting. London: Reaktion Books, 2016. 224 pp.; 60 color ills. Hardcover $27.00 (9781780236421)

Williams, Robin B. Buildings of Savannah. SAH/BUS City Guide. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2016. 336 pp.; 40 b/w ills. Paperback $34.95 (9780813937441)

Wünsche, Isabel, and Wiebke Gronemeyer, eds. Practices of Abstract Art : Between Anarchism and Appropriation. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016. 338 pp.; 40 b/w ills. Hardcover £ 57.99 (9781443897341)

You, Yao-Fen. Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate: Consuming the World. Detroit: Detroit Institute of Arts, 2016. 142 pp.; 90 color ills. Paperback $25.00 (9780300222500)

Young, Alison. Street Art World. Reaktion Books, 2016. 208 pp.; 126 color ills. Paperback $35.00 (9781780236704)

Young, Timothy, ed. Story Time: Essays on the Betsy Beinecke Shirley Collection of American Children's Literature. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 280 pp.; 35 color ills.; 40 b/w ills. Paperback $30.00 (9780300218459)

Çelik, Zeynep. About Antiquities: Politics of Archaeology in the Ottoman Empire. Middle Eastern Studies: Art and Architecture. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2016. 282 pp. Paperback $18.73 (9781477310618)

Öhrner, Annika, ed. Art in Transfer in the Era of Pop: Curatorial Practices and Transnational Strategies. Södertörn Studies in Art History and Aesthetics. Flemingsberg: Södertörn University, 2017. 395 pp.; 20 color ills.; 10 b/w ills. Paperback $24.99 (9789187843648)

Öhrner, Annika, ed. Art in Transfer in the Era of Pop: Curatorial Practices and Transnational Strategies. Sodertorn Studies in Art History and Aesthetics. Huddinge: Södertörn University, 2017. 400 pp. Paper $24.99 (978-9187843648)