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  • Derrida for Architectsby Richard Coyne

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 29.95

    Jacques Derrida?s thinking is radical, provocative, controversial, and even difficult. This book looks afresh at Derrida?s thinking in relation to architecture. It simplifies his ideas in a clear, concise way. As well as a review of Derrida?s interaction with architecture, it is also a careful consideration of the implications of his thinking, particularly... more...

  • American Realismby Gerry Souter

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95

    Urban realism, snow-covered streets of New York, boxing matches, children on the banks of a river, the painters of the Ash Can School preferred realistic images. Their paintings are a true hymn to noise and sensations. This unconventional movement enabled the birth of a true national artistic identity which broke free from the establishment. The Ash... more...

  • Women Writing Art History in the Nineteenth Centuryby Hilary Fraser

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00

    Examines women's art writing in the nineteenth century, challenging the idea of art history as a masculine intellectual field. more...

  • Art and Cultureby Clement Greenberg

    Beacon Press 1971; US$ 24.00

    "Clement Greenberg is, internationally, the best-known American art critic popularly considered to be the man who put American vanguard painting and sculpture on the world map. . . . An important book for everyone interested in modern painting and sculpture."? The New York Times more...

  • Benjamin for Architectsby Brian Elliott

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 29.95

    A concise, coherent account of the relevance of Walter Benjamin?s writings to architects, considering figures of modern art and architecture in detail, and locating Benjamin?s critical work within the context of contemporary architecture and urbanism. more...

  • Seljuks of Anatolia, Theby A. C. S. Peacock

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 45.00

    One of the most powerful dynasties to rule in the medieval Middle East, the Seljuks played a critical role in the development of Anatolia?s multi-ethnic, multi-confessional identity. Under Seljuk rule (c. 1081-1308) the formerly Christian Byzantine territories of Anatolia were transformed by the development of Muslim culture, society and politics,... more...

  • Come Togetherby Francesco Spampinato

    Princeton Architectural Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    The past twenty years have seen a new generation of artists working together in small groups and large collectives to explore new avenues of art, design, performance, and commerce. In Come Together , author and visual artist Francesco Spampinato assembles an international roster of forty of today's most exciting and influential collectives, from design... more...

  • Neuerfindung der Fotografieby Hans Danuser; Bettina Gockel

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    Based on the work of the Swiss photographer Hans Danuser and on his conversations with Peter Zumthor, Reto Hänny, Bettina Gockel, and Philip Ursprung, this book analyzes a previously undocumented segment of Swiss photographic history in the context of the international upheaval of the 1970s and 80s. Includes previously unpublished photographs... more...

  • Art Worldsby Roberta Wue

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2015; US$ 65.00

    The growth of Shanghai in the late nineteenth century gave rise to an exciting new art world in which a flourishing market in popular art became a highly visible part of the treaty port’s commercialized culture. Art Worlds examines the relationship between the city’s visual artists and their urban audiences. Through a discussion of images... more...

  • On Not Looking: The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Cultureby Frances Guerin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00

    On Not Looking: The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture focuses on the image, and our relationship to it, as a site of "not looking." The collection demonstrates that even though we live in an image-saturated culture, many images do not look at what they claim, viewers often do not look at the images, and in other cases, we are encouraged by... more...