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Making a Photographer

The Early Work of Ansel Adams
Rebecca A. Senf; With a foreword by Anne Breckenridge Barrett

One of the most influential photographers of his generation, Ansel Adams (1902–1984) is famous for his dramatic photographs of the American West. While many of Adams’s images are now iconic, his early work has remained...

February 18, 2020, Hardcover, $50.00

Into Wild Mongolia

George B. Schaller

Mongolia became a satellite of the Soviet Union in the mid-1920s, and for nearly seven decades effectively closed its doors to the outside world. World-renowned field biologist George B. Schaller first visited the country in...

February 18, 2020, Hardcover, $28.00

Vida Americana

Mexican Muralists Remake American Art, 1925–1945
Edited by Barbara Haskell with contributions by Mark A. Castro, Dafne Cruz Porchini, Renato González Mello, Marcela Guerrero, Andrew Hemingway, Anna Indych-López, Michael K. Schuessler, Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw, ShiPu Wang, and James Wechsler

The first half of the 20th century saw prolific cultural exchange between the United States and Mexico, as artists and intellectuals traversed the countries’ shared border in both directions. For U.S. artists, Mexico’s...

February 18, 2020, HC - Paper over Board, $65.00

Boston's Apollo

Thomas McKeller and John Singer Sargent
Edited by Nathaniel Silver; With contributions by Trevor Fairbrother, Paul Fisher, Nikki A. Greene, Erica E. Hirshler, Lorraine O’Grady, Casey Riley, Nathaniel Silver, and Colm Tóibín

In 1916, John Singer Sargent (1856–1925) met Thomas Eugene McKeller (1890–1962), a young African American elevator attendant, at Boston’s Hotel Vendome. McKeller became the principal model for Sargent’s murals in the new wing...

February 18, 2020, HC - Paper over Board, $45.00

The Art of Solitude

Stephen Batchelor

When world renowned Buddhist writer Stephen Batchelor turned sixty, he took a sabbatical from his teaching and turned his attention to solitude, a practice integral to the meditative traditions he has long studied and taught....

February 18, 2020, Hardcover, $23.00

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...

February 11, 2020, Paper, $40.00

S.M.A.K. Highlights for a Future

The Collection
Edited by Philippe Van Cauteren; With contributions by Philippe Van Cauteren, Thibaut Verhoeven, Iris Paschalidis, and Richard Armstrong

The Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (translated as the Municipal Museum for Contemporary Art and commonly abbreviated as S.M.A.K.), located in Ghent, Belgium, has quickly established a reputation for both a superlative...

February 11, 2020, HC - Paper over Board, $50.00

Learning Science

The Value of Crafting Engagement in Science Environments
Barbara Schneider, Joseph Krajcik, Jari Lavonen, and Katariina Salmela-Aro; With a Foreword by Margaret J. Geller

Countries around the world are experiencing a decline in science engagement, especially among minority groups, which ultimately can affect their pathway into STEM careers. One attempt to address this dilemma is a $3.6 million...

February 11, 2020, HC - Paper over Board, $30.00

Bill Brandt | Henry Moore

Edited by Martina Droth and Paul Messier

Henry Moore (1898–1986) and Bill Brandt (1904–1983) first came into contact with each other during the Second World War, when each produced a body of work depicting people sheltered in the London Underground during the Blitz:...

February 4, 2020, Hardcover, $65.00

The Perilous Texas Adventures of Mark Dion

Mark Dion and Margaret C. Adler

Renowned artist Mark Dion (b. 1961) has a deep passion for history and the natural world. His installations mine the materials of the past to level an institutional critique in the present. Evoking the grand expeditionary...

February 4, 2020, Hardcover, $40.00