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An Introduction to Art

Charles Harrison

At once engaging, personal, and analytical, this book provides the intellectual resources for the critical understanding of art Charles Harrison’s landmark book offers an original, clear, and wide...

March 10, 2020, PB-with Flaps, $25.00

In Pursuit of History

A Lifetime Collecting Colonial American Art and Artifacts

Edited by H. Richard Dietrich III and Deborah M. Rebuck; With contributions by H. Richard Dietrich III, David L. Barquist, Edward S. Cooke Jr., Michael P. Dyer, Kathleen A. Foster, Morrison H. Heckscher, Philip C. Mead, Lisa Minardi, Deborah M. Rebuck, and William S. Reese

A tribute to a major collection and its founder, this beautiful book illuminates life in colonial America This book showcases highlights from the Dietrich American Foundation, established in 1963 by H....

January 28, 2020, Hardcover, $50.00

Joan Mitchell

Sarah Roberts and Katy Siegel; With contributions by Paul Auster, Gisele Barreau, Eric de Chassey, Jennifer Hickey and David Reed, Eileen Myles, Richard Shiff, Joyce Pensato, Jenni Quilter, et al.

A sweeping retrospective exploring the oeuvre of an incandescent artist, revealing the ways that Mitchell expanded painting beyond Abstract Expressionism as well as the transatlantic contexts that shaped her

January 5, 2021, Cloth over Board, $65.00

Take Arms Against a Sea of Troubles

The Power of the Reader’s Mind over a Universe of Death

Harold Bloom

“The great poems, plays, novels, stories teach us how to go on living. . . . Your own mistakes, accidents, failures at otherness beat you down. Rise up at dawn and read something that matters as soon as you can.” So...

October 13, 2020, Hardcover, $35.00

The Last Slave Ships

New York and the End of the Middle Passage

John Harris

A stunning behind-the-curtain look into the last years of the illegal transatlantic slave trade in the United States"Engrossing. . . . Astonishingly well-documented. . . . A signal contribution to U.S....

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $30.00


The Invention of Philosophy in English

Jonathan Rée

An ambitious new history of philosophy in English that broadens the canon to include many lesser-known figures Ludwig Wittgenstein once wrote that “philosophy should be written like poetry.” But philosophy...

August 20, 2019, Hardcover, $37.50

Jet Age Aesthetic

The Glamour of Media in Motion

Vanessa R. Schwartz

A stunning look at the profound impact of the jet plane on the mid-century aesthetic, from Disneyland to Life magazine Vanessa R. Schwartz engagingly presents the jet plane’s power to define a new...

March 17, 2020, Hardcover, $40.00
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Becoming America

Highlights from the Jonathan and Karin Fielding Collection of Folk Art

Edited by James Glisson; With contributions by John Demos, Jonathan and Karin Fielding, Robin Jaffee Frank, James Glisson, Stacy C. Hollander, Christina Nielsen, Sumpter Priddy, Elizabeth V. Warren, and David Wheatcroft

Celebrating two collectors’ passion for Americana and the window it provides into the everyday beauty of the pastBecoming America offers a multifaceted view of one of the foremost collections of 18th...

April 7, 2020, Hardcover, $50.00

Henry Scott Tuke

Edited by Cicely Robinson

Famed for his depictions of sun, sea, and sailing during a late Victorian and Edwardian golden age, the British painter Henry Scott Tuke RA (1858–1929) is an intriguing artistic anomaly. Moving between Cornish-based artist...

April 20, 2021, Hardcover, $45.00

Facture: Conservation, Science, Art History

Volume 4: Series, Multiples, Replicas

Edited by Daphne Barbour and Suzanne Quillen Lomax

A rigorous and wide-ranging investigation of the techniques and reasons behind the artistic practice of replication Volume 4 of the National Gallery of Art’s biennial conservation research journal

January 7, 2020, Paper, $35.00