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James Prosek

Art, Artifact, Artifice

James Prosek; With an essay by Edith Devaney

Works by Prosek and others are juxtaposed with natural objects in an illuminating interrogation of the artificial boundaries we create between art and nature Award-winning artist, writer, and naturalist...

July 7, 2020, Hardcover, $35.00

Material Meanings

Selections from the Constance R. Caplan Collection

Edited by Matthew S. Witkovsky; With an essay by Yve-Alain Bois and contributions by staff and alumni of the Art Institute of Chicago and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

A fascinating gathering of modern and contemporary art that considers artworks from different media as material objects This book features 31 objects from Constance R. Caplan’s noted collection of 20th- and...

April 28, 2020, Hardcover, $35.00

Lin May Saeed

Arrival of the Animals

Robert Wiesenberger; With contributions by Mel Y. Chen, Birgit Mutherich, and Lin May Saeed

A contemporary artist explores relationships among humans and animals, real and mythical German artist Lin May Saeed (b. 1973) grapples with the complex entanglements of humans and animals. Her work centers...

November 24, 2020, Paper, $35.00

Object Biographies

Collaborative Approaches to Ancient Mediterranean Art

Edited by John North Hopkins, Sarah Kielt Costello, and Paul R. Davis

A revealing look at ancient art in the Menil Collection that addresses the problem of objects lacking archaeological context This innovative presentation of ancient objects in the Menil Collection offers a...

January 26, 2021, Cloth over Board, $50.00

Sean Scully

The Shape of Ideas

Timothy Rub with Amanda Sroka

An extraordinary retrospective of one of the leading abstract painters of our time, surveying the artist’s career from the early 1970s to the present In a sustained exploration of the possibilities of...

August 25, 2020, HC - Paper over Board, $45.00

American Furniture, 1650-1840

Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Alexandra Alevizatos Kirtley

The creation of an American furniture style at a crossroads of transatlantic trade?American Furniture, 1650–1840: Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art is the first publication dedicated to...

December 15, 2020, Hardcover, $50.00

Catalogue of the Feinberg Collection of Japanese Art

Edited by Rachel Saunders

The sophistication and variety of painting in Japan’s Edo period, as seen through a preeminent US collection Over more than four decades, Robert and Betsy Feinberg have assembled the finest private...

February 23, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $65.00

Renaissance Treasures from the Edmond Foulc Collection

Jack Hinton; With a contribution by Alexandra Gauthier

A celebration of the exceptional collection of Renaissance art assembled by Edmond Foulc and its purchase by the Philadelphia Museum of Art In 1930, the Philadelphia Museum of Art acquired the collection of...

November 24, 2020, Paper, $15.00

The Arts of Africa

Studying and Conserving the Collection; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Richard B. Woodward, Ash Duhrkoop, Ndubuisi Ezeluomba, Sheila Payaqui, Ainslie Harrison, Casey Mallinckrodt, and Kathryn Brugioni Gabrielli

A groundbreaking analysis of one of the most significant collections of African art in the United States The collection of African art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is among the most comprehensive in...

January 12, 2021, Paper, $45.00

No More Masterpieces

Modern Art After Artaud

Lucy Bradnock

Proposing an original reassessment of art from the 1950s to the 1970s, No More Masterpieces reveals how artistic practice in postwar America was profoundly shaped by the work of the rebellious French poet and dramatist Antonin...

February 16, 2021, Hardcover, $65.00