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Founding God’s Nation

Reading Exodus

Leon R. Kass

In this long-awaited follow-up to his 2003 book on Genesis, humanist scholar Leon Kass explores how Exodus raises and then answers the central political questions of what defines a nation and how a nation should govern itself...

January 5, 2021, Hardcover, $40.00

Art and Faith

A Theology of Making

Makoto Fujimura; Foreword by N. T. Wright

From a world-renowned painter, an exploration of creativity’s quintessential—and often overlooked—role in the spiritual life "Makoto Fujimura is the rare artist whose life has something of the same...

January 5, 2021, Hardcover, $26.00

Kent Bloomer

Nature as Ornament

Edited by Sunil Bald and Gary Huafan He; With essays by Thomas Beeby, Kent Bloomer, Turner Brooks, Edward Casey, Douglas Cooper, Mari Hvattum, Guru Dev Kaur Khalsa, Emer O’Daly, Richard Prum, Willie Ruff, Stacey Sloboda, and Michael Young

A celebration of renowned sculptor and educator Kent Bloomer’s work, examining the role of ornament in contemporary architecture and society Best known for New York’s Central Park luminaires (1982), the...

January 5, 2021, Paper, $35.00

Artemisia Gentileschi

The Language of Painting

Jesse Locker

Hailed as one of the most influential and expressive painters of the seventeenth century, Artemisia Gentileschi (1593–ca. 1656) has figured prominently in the art historical discourse of the past two decades. This attention...

January 5, 2021, PB-with Flaps, $40.00
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The Great British Reboot

How the UK Can Thrive in a Turbulent World

Alex Brummer

An optimistic exploration of how, through radical economic reform, the United Kingdom can prosper and flourish in the new global economy Taking a refreshingly realistic approach, Alex Brummer outlines how...

January 12, 2021, Hardcover, $35.00

Nottinghamshire

Clare Hartwell, Nikolaus Pevsner, and Elizabeth Williamson

A richly illustrated exploration of the architecture of one of England’s hidden gems—Nottinghamshire This volume offers an enlightening introduction to the memorable and surprising buildings of one of...

January 12, 2021, Hardcover, $85.00

Building a new New World

Amerikanizm in Russian Architecture

Jean-Louis Cohen

An essential exploration of how Russian ideas about the United States shaped architecture and urban design from the czarist era to the fall of the U.S.S.R. Idealized representations of America, as both an...

January 12, 2021, Paper, $40.00

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

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

Majolica Mania

Transatlantic Pottery in England and the United States, 1850–1915

Edited by Susan Weber, with Catherine Arbuthnott, Jo Briggs, Eleanor Hughes, Earl Martin, and Laura Microulis

The first comprehensive study of the most important ceramic innovation of the 19th century Colorful, wildly imaginative, and technically innovative, majolica was functional and aesthetic ceramic ware. Its...

January 12, 2021, HC - Set with Slipcase, $300.00

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