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David King

Designer, Activist, Visual Historian

Rick Poynor

Exploring an unjustly overlooked figure in 20th-century British visual culture This book offers a comprehensive overview to the work and legacy of David King (1943–2016), whose fascinating career bridged...

September 29, 2020, Hardcover, $45.00

Reimagining Time

A Light-Speed Tour of Einstein's Theory of Relativity

Tanya Bub and Jeffrey Bub

A quirky, funny, and accessible blend of science and art that delves into the heart of Einstein’s theory of relativity   It was a link to his 1905 paper—an early attempt at explaining his revolutionary ideas on...

April 13, 2021, Hardcover, $24.00

Lie Machines

How to Save Democracy from Troll Armies, Deceitful Robots, Junk News Operations, and Political Operatives

Philip N. Howard

Technology is breaking politics—what can be done about it?   Artificially intelligent “bot” accounts attack politicians and public figures on social media. Conspiracy theorists publish junk news sites to...

May 19, 2020, Hardcover, $26.00

Berend Strik

Deciphering the Artist’s Mind

Marja Bloem with Berend Strik

An exploration of recent work by the award-winning Dutch visual artist Berend Strik Berend Strik (b. 1960) is an internationally acclaimed Dutch visual artist whose oeuvre ranges from two-dimensional works...

August 25, 2020, Hardcover, $50.00

Italian Paintings in the Norton Simon Museum

The Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Nicholas Penny; With contributions by John Griswold, Helen Howard, Giuseppe Porzio, and Gloria Williams Sander

A handsome introduction to one of the most important collections of Italian art in the United States The preeminent collector Norton Simon amassed more than 100 Italian paintings during his 35-year career,...

January 12, 2021, Hardcover, $75.00

Migrants in the Profane

Critical Theory and the Question of Secularization

Peter E. Gordon

A beautifully written exploration of religion’s role in a secular, modern politics, by an accomplished scholar of critical theoryMigrants in the Profane takes its title from an intriguing remark by...

November 24, 2020, Hardcover, $35.00

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

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 17, 2020, Paper, $35.00

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 1, 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

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