Publications Received 2021

The following publications were received by the ARLIS/NA Reviews Editors for consideration for review in 2021. (Click here for Publications Received 2020)

Aesthetics of the Commons edited by Cornelia Sollfrank, Felix Stalder, and Shusha Niederberger. Diaphanes, May 2021. 256 p. ill. ISBN 9783035803457 (pbk.), $30.00. [Received as PDF]

Alberto Giacometti: Face to Face by Christian Alandete and Jo Widoff. Hirmer Publishers, January 2021. 252 p. ill. ISBN 9783777436487 (pbk.), $45.00.

Alice Neel: People Come First by Kelly Baum and Randall Griffey. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, April 2021. 256 p. ill. ISBN 9781588397256 (h/c), $50.00. [Received as PDF] [Review forthcoming: July 2021]

Alma W. Thomas: Everything is Beautiful by Seth Feman and Jonathan Frederick Walz. Yale University Press, July 2021. 336 p. ill. ISBN 9780300258936 (h/c), $65.00. [Received as PDF]

Americans in Spain: Painting and Travel, 1820-1920 by Brandon Ruud and Corey Piper. Yale University Press, January 2021. 224 p. ill. ISBN 9780300252965 (h/c), $60.00. [Reviewed May 2021]

Another Aesthetics is Possible: Arts of Rebellion in the Fourth World War by Jennifer Ponce de León. Duke University Press, April 2021. 328 p. ill. ISBN 9781478011255 (pbk.), $27.95. [Received as PDF] [Review forthcoming: July 2021]

The Art of Orientation: An Exploration of the Mosque through Objects edited by Idries Trevathan, Mona AlJalhami, Murdo MacLeod, and Mona Mansour. Hirmer Publications. March 2021. 300 p. ill. ISBN 9783777435930 (h/c), $65.00.

The Art of Winhold Reiss: An Immigrant Modernist edited by Marilyn Satin Kushner. D. Giles, September 2021. 192 p. ill. ISBN 9781911282485 (h/c), $49.95. [Received as PDF]

Artemisia Gentileschi: The Language of Painting by Jesse M. Locker. Yale University Press, January 2021. 248 p. ill. ISBN 9780300259056 (pbk.), $40.00.

B.J.O. Nordfeldt: American Internationalist by Gabriel P. Weisberg. University of Minnesota Press, June 2021. 160 p. ill. ISBN 9781517909734 (h/c), $39.95.

Barbara Hepworth: Art and Life by Eleanor Clayton. Thames & Hudson, July 2021. 288 p. ill. ISBN 9780500094259 (pbk.), $39.95. [Received as PDF]

Barbara Kruger. Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You edited by Peter Eleey, Robyn Farrell, Michael Govan, Rebecca Morse, and James Rondeau. Delmonico Books and Los Angeles County Museum of Art (distributed by D.A.P.), June 2021. 208 p. ill. ISBN 9781942884774 (h/c), $60.00. [Received as PDF]

Beyond Zen: Japanese Buddhism Revealed edited by Katherine Anne Paul. Giles Publishing, June 2021. 164 p. ill. ISBN 9781911282556 (h/c), $44.95. [Received as PDF]

Black Bodies, White Gold: Art, Cotton, and Commerce in the Atlantic World by Anna Arabindan-Kesson. Duke University Press, May 2021. 320 p. ill. ISBN 97801478014065 (pbk.), $27.95. [Received as PDF]

Bob Thompson: This House is Mine edited by Diana Tuite. Colby College Museum of Art in association with Yale University Press, August 2021. 216 p. Ill. ISBN 9780300253368 (h/c), $45.00. [Received as PDF]

Building a New World: Amerikanizm in Russian Architecture by Jean-Louis Cohen. Yale University Press, January 2021. 544 p. ill. ISBN 9780300248159 (pbk.) $40.00.

Bukowski: The Shooting by Abe Frajndlich and Glenn Esterly. Hirmer Publishers, November 2020. 96 p. ill. ISBN 9783777436678 (h/c), $36.00.

The Catalogue of the Feinberg Collection of Japanese Art by Rachel Saunders. Harvard Art Museums, March 2021. 264 p. ill. ISBN 9780300250909 (h/c), $65.00. [Received as PDF and print]

A Century of Color in Design: 250 Innovative Objects and the Stories Behind Them by David Harrison. Thames & Hudson, May 2021. 320 p. ill. ISBN 9781760761288 (h/c), $34.95. [Received as PDF]

Chromatopia: An Illustrated History of Color by David Coles with photography by Adrian Lander. Thames & Hudson, October 26, 2021. 240 p. ill. ISBN 9781760762018 (pbk.), $24.95. [Received as PDF]

The City Center: The Rise of Urban Placemaking in Contemporary America by Michael Carriere and David Schalliol. University of Chicago Press, April 2021. 360 p. ill. ISBN 9780226727226 (h/c), $35.00. [Received as PDF]

A City is Not a Computer: Other Urban Intelligences by Shannon Mattern. Princeton University Press, August 2021. 200 p. ill. ISBN 9780691208053 (pbk.), $19.95.

Claudia Wieser: Generations by Rachel Adams and Jennifer Carty. Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago, March 2021. 160 p. ill. ISBN 9780935573633 (h/c), $27.50.

Conchophilia: Shells, Art, and Curiosity in Early Modern Europe by Marisa Anne Bass, Anne Goldgar, Hanneke Grootenboer, and Claudia Swan. Princeton University Press, August 2021. 224 p. ill. ISBN 9780691215761 (h/c), $49.95. [Received as PDF]

Control Chaos: Redefining the Visual Cultures of Asia, PHUNK by Justin Zhuang. Thames & Hudson, February 2021. 240 p. ill. ISBN 9780500296042 (h/c), $50.00. [Received as PDF]

Cuban Modernism: Mid-Century Architecture, 1940-1970 by Victor Deupi and Jean-François Lejeune. Birkhäuser, February 2021. 336 p. ill. ISBN 9783035616415 (h/c), $60.00. [Received as PDF] [Review forthcoming: July 2021]

Dark Toys: Surrealism and the Culture of Childhood by David Hopkins. Yale University Press, March 2021. 352 p. ill. ISBN 9780300225747 (h/c), $50.00.

Destination Art (Art Essentials Series) by Amy Dempsey. Thames & Hudson, March 2021. 176 p. ill. ISBN 9780500295601 (pbk.), $16.95. [Received as PDF]

Divine Images: The Life and Work of William Blake by Jason Whittaker. Reaktion Books, April 2021. 352 p. ill. ISBN 9781789142 877 (h/c), $50.00. [Received as PDF]

Domesticating the Invisible: Form and Environmental Anxiety in Postwar America by Melissa S. Ragain. University of California Press, January 2021. 264 p. ill. ISBN 9780520342825 (h/c), $65.00. [Received as PDF]

Dürer’s Journeys: Travels of a Renaissance Artist by Susan Foister and Peter Van Den Brink. National Gallery London, May 2021. 304 p. ill. ISBN 9781857096675 (h/c), $50.00.

Electrifying Design: A Century of Lighting edited by Sarah Schleuning and Cindi Strauss. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Yale University Press, March 2021. 220 p. ill. ISBN 9780300354570 (h/c), $50.00.

Elijah Pierce’s America edited by Nancy Ireson and Zoé Whitley. Paul Holberton Publishing and the Barnes Foundation, December 2020. 208 p. ill. ISBN 9781911300878 (h/c), $50.00.

Fabric of a Nation: American Quilt Stories by Pamela A. Parmal, Jennifer M. Swope, and Lauren D. Whitley. MFA Publications (distributed by D.A.P.), June 2021. 240 p. ill. ISBN 9780878468798 (h/c), $45.00. [Received as PDF]

Faces: The Power of the Human Visage edited by Walter Moser. Hirmer Publications, May 2021. 248 p. ill. ISBN 9783777435794 (pbk.), $55.00.

Farewell to the Muse: Love, War and the Women of Surrealism by Whitney Chadwick. Thames & Hudson, August 2021. 256 p. ill. ISBN 9780500296264 (pbk.), $16.95. [Received as PDFi

Fleeting Monuments for the Wall of Respect edited by Romi Crawford. The Green Lantern Press (distributed by University of Minnesota), May 2021. 312 p. ill. ISBN 9780997416596 (pbk.), $30.00. [Received as PDF]

Florine Stettheimer (The Great Masters of Art Series) by Karin Althaus and Susanne Böllers. Hirmer Publications, March 2021. 80 p. ill. ISBN 9783777436326 (h/c), $13.00.

Folon: The Sculptures by Jean-Michel Folon et al. Mercatorfonds and Yale University Press, February 2021. 208 p. ill. ISBN 9780300257717 (h/c), $45.00.

The Flowering: The Autobiography of Judy Chicago by Judy Chicago and Gloria Steinem. Thames & Hudson July 2021. 416 p. ill. ISBN 9780500094389 (h/c), $39.95. [Received as PDF]

The Future History of Contemporary Chinese Art by Peggy Wang. University of Minnesota Press, January 2021. 256 p. ill. ISBN 9781517909161 (pbk.), $30.00.

Georg Baselitz by Richard Calvocoressi. Thames & Hudson, May 2021. 392 p. ill. ISBN 9780500094150 (h/c), $115.00. [Received as PDF]

Gerald Clarke: Falling Rock edited by David Evans Fratz and Christine Giles. Hirmer Publishers, January 2021. 152 p. ill. ISBN 9783777434490 (h/c), $50.00.

Growing up Modern: Childhoods in Iconic Homes by Julia Jamrozik and Coryn Kempster. Birkhäuser, February 2021. 320 p. ill. ISBN 9783035619058 (h/c), $47.00. [Received as PDF]

Hazel Belvo: A Matriarch of Art by Julie L’Enfant. University of Minnesota Press, December 2020. 300 p. ill. ISBN 9781890434953 (h/c), $49.95.

Hector Guimard: Art Nouveau to Modernism edited by David H. Hanks. Yale University Press and The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, May 2021. 232 p. ill. ISBN 9780300248364 (h/c), $50.00.

House of Fragile Things: Jewish Art Collectors and the Fall of France by James McAuley. Yale University Press, May 2021. 320 p. Ill ISBN 9780300233377 (h/c), $30.00.

How Photography Became Contemporary Art: Inside an Artistic Revolution from Pop to the Digital Age by Andy Grundberg. Yale University Press, April 2021. 296 p. ill. ISBN 9780300234107 (h/c), $40.00.

How the Working-Class Home Became Modern, 1900-1940 by Thomas C. Hubka. University of Minnesota Press, December 2020. 288 p. ill. ISBN 9780816693016 (pbk.), $40.00.

The Iconic Jersey: Baseball X Fashion by Erin R. Corrales-Diaz. D. Giles Publishing, June 2021. 192 p. ill. ISBN 9781911282284 (h/c), $34.95. [Received as PDF]

Is it Ours? Art, Copyright and Public Interest by Martha Buskirk. University of California Press, April 2021. 304 p. ill. ISBN 9780520344594 (h/c.), $50.00. [Received as PDF] [Review forthcoming: July 2021]

James Castle: Memory Palace by John Beardsley. Yale University Press, March 2021. 280 p. ill. ISBN 9780300253498 (h/c), $65.00.

Jewels of the Nile: Ancient Egyptian Treasures of the Worcester Art Museum by Peter Lacovara and Yvonne J. Markowitz, edited by Sue D’Auria. Giles Publishing, May 2021. 216 p. ill. ISBN 9781911282792 (h/c), $49.95. {Received as PDF]

Johan Muyle by Denis Gielen. Yale University Press and Fonds Mercator, June 2021. 272 p. ill. ISBN 9780300257670 (h/c), $60.00.

The Last Cruze edited by LaToya Ruby Frazier Karsten Lund and Solveig Øvstebø. Renaissance Society and the University of Chicago Press, January 2021. 340 p. ill. ISBN 9780941548793 (pbk.), $50.00.

The Life and Afterlife of Gay Neighborhoods: Renaissance and Resurgence edited by Alex Bitterman and Daniel Baldwin Hess. Springer International Publishing, March 2021. 427 p. ill. ISBN 9783030660734 (ebook), Open Access

The Life and Times of Jo Mora: Iconic Artist of the American West by Peter Hiller. Gibbs Smith, April 2021. 336 p. ill. ISBN 9781423657354 (h/c), $30.00. [Received as PDF]

Locating Sol Lewitt edited by David S. Areford. Yale University Press, March 2021. 288 p. ill. ISBN 9780300246049 (h/c), $50.00. [Review forthcoming: July 2021]

Louise Bourgeois, Freud’s Daughter by Philip Larratt-Smith. Yale University Press and the Jewish Museum, New York, May 2021. 156 p. ill., ISBN 9780300247244 (h/c), $45.00. [Received as PDF]

Lover’s Eyes: Eye Miniatures from the Skier Collection by Elle Shushan, Graham Boettcher, and Stephen Lloyd. D. Giles Publishing, July 2021. 280 p. ill. ISBN 9781911282938 (h/c), $50.00. [Received as PDF]

Making History: IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts edited by Nancy Marie Mithlo. University of New Mexico Press, October 2020. 296 p. ill. ISBN 9780826362094 (pbk.), $39.95. [Received as PDF]

Man Ray: The Artist and His Shadows by Arthur Lubow. Yale University Press, September 2021. 216 p. ill. ISBN 9780300237214 (h/c), $26.00. [Received as PDF]

Marking Time: Objects, People, and Their Lives, 1500-1800 edited by Edward Town and Angela McShane. Yale University Press, November 2020. 512 p. ill. ISBN 9780300254105 (h/c), $65.00.

The Medici: Portraits and Politics, 1512-1570 by Keith Christiansen and Carlo Falciani. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, June 2021. 328 p. ill. ISBN 9781588397300 (h/c), $65.00. [Received as PDF]

Minor China: Method, Materialisms, and Aesthetic by Hentyle Yapp. Duke University Press, April 2021. 288 p. ill. ISBN 9781478011552 (pbk.), $26.95.

My Generation: The Jablonka Collection edited by Klaus Albrecht Schröder, Elsy Lahner, and Rafael Jablonka. Hirmer Publishers, January 2021. 200 p. ill. ISBN 9783777435688 (h/c), $45.00.

Myself and My Aims: Writings on Art and Criticism edited by Megan R. Luke (translated by Timothy Grundy). University of Chicago Press, March 2021. 656 p. ill. ISBN 9780226129396 (h/c), $40.00.

Nature Inside: Plants and Flowers in the Modern Interior by Penny Sparke. Yale University Press, February 2021. 224 p. ill. ISBN 9780300244021 (h/c), $50.00. [Review forthcoming: July 2021]

Nature’s Palette: A Color Reference System from the Natural World by Patrick Baty, et al. Princeton University Press, May 2021. 288 p. ill. ISBN 9780691217048 (h/c), $39.95.

The New Art Museum Library edited by Amelia Nelson and Traci E. Timmons. Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, April 2021. 232 p. ISBN 9781538135693 (h/c), $55.00. [Received as PDF] [Review forthcoming: July 2021]

No More Masterpieces: Modern Art After Artaud by Lucy Bradnock. Yale University Press, March 2021. 240 p. ill. ISBN 9780300251036 (h/c), $65.00.

The Oak Park Studio of Frank Lloyd Wright by Lisa D. Schrenk. The University of Chicago Press, April 2021. 336 p. ill. ISBN 9780226328943 (h/c), $35.00. [Received as PDF]

Object Biographies: Collaborative Approaches to Ancient Mediterranean Art edited by John North Hopkins, Sarah Kielt Costello, and Paul R. Davis. The Menil Collection, February 2021. 240 p. ill. ISBN 9780300250879 (h/c), $50.00.

Object Lessons: Case Studies in Minimal Art. The Guggenheim Collection Initiative edited by Francesca Esmay, Ted Mann, and Jeffrey Weiss. The Guggenheim Museum (distributed by D.A.P.), June 2021. 324 p. ill. ISBN 9780892075560 (h/c), $55.00. [Received as PDF]

On the Line: Conversations with Sean Scully by Kelly Grovier. Thames & Hudson, September 2021. 256 p. ill. ISBN 9780500094310 (h/c), $34.95. [Received as PDF]

Paintings on Stone: Science and the Sacred, 1530-1800 edited by Judith W. Mann. Hirmer Publishers, January 2021. 320 p. ill. ISBN 9783777435565 (h/c), $50.00.

Paulo Nazareth: Melee by Alex Gartenfeld and Gean Moreno. Hirmer Publications, May 2021. 248 p. ill. ISBN 9783777437323 (h/c), $45.00.

The Pensive Image: Art as a Form of Thinking by Hanneke Grootenboer. University of Chicago Press, February 2021. 240 p. ill. ISBN 9780226717951 (h/c), $35.00.

Philosophy by Other Means: The Arts in Philosophy and Philosophy in the Arts by Robert B. Pippin. University of Chicago Press, May 2021. 304 p. ill. ISBN 9780226770802 (pbk.), $30.00. [Received and PDF]

Piotr Szyhalski: We are Working All the Time! Edited by Diane Mullin. University of Minnesota Press, December 2020. 176 p. ill. ISBN 9781517909567 (h/c), $39.95. [Review forthcoming: July 2021]

Proximities: art, education, activism edited by George Slade. TC Photo, December 2020. 260 p. ill. ISBN 9781735784502 (pbk.), $45.00.

Raphael and the Madonna edited by Stephan Koja et al. Hirmer Publications, March 2021. 152 p. ill. ISBN 9783777436180 (h/c), $35.00.

Ray Johnson ℅ edited by Caitlin Haskell with Jordan Carter. Yale University Press and the Art Institute of Chicago, April 2021. 376 p. ill. ISBN 9780300254334 (pbk.), $60.00.

Relations: Diaspora and Painting edited by Cheryl Sim. Hirmer Publishers, January 2021. 128 p. ill. ISBN 9783777435992 (h/c), $50.00.

Rembrandt in Amsterdam: Creativity and Competition edited by Stephanie S. Dickey and Jochen Sander. Yale University Press, April 2021. 384 p. ill. ISBN 9780300249934 (h/c), $50.00.

Return Engagements: Contemporary Art’s Traumas of Modernity and History in Sài Gòn and Phnom Penh by Việt Lê. Duke University Press, June 2021. 352 p. ill. ISBN 9781478010791 (pbk.), $28.95. [Received as PDF]

Reza Abdoh edited by Negar Azimi, Tiffany Malakooti, and Michael Vazquez. Hantje Cantz (distributed by D.A.P.), June 2021. 576 p. ill. ISBN 9783775745529 (pbk.), $54.60.

Risquons-Tout: Contemporary Artists Venture into Risk, Unpredictability, and Transgression edited by Dirk Snauwaert. Mercatorfonds and Yale University Press, February 2021. 272 p. ill. ISBN 9780300257694 (pbk.), $50.00. [Review forthcoming: July 2021]

The Ruins Lessons: Meaning and Material in Western Culture by Susan Stewart. University of Chicago Press, June 2021. 368 p. ill. ISBN 9780226792200 (pbk.), $28.00. [Received as PDF]

Ruling Culture: Art Police, Tomb Robbers, and the Rise of Cultural Power in Italy by Fiona Greenland. University of Chicago Press, March 2021. 328 p. ill. ISBN 9780226757032 (pbk.), $35.00.

The Self-Portrait (Art Essentials Series) by Natalie Rudd. Thames & Hudson, March 2021. 176 p. ill. ISBN 9780500295816 (pbk.), $16.95. [Received as PDF]

Shahzia Sikander: Extraordinary Realities edited by Sadia Abbas and Jan Howard. Hirmer Publications, May 2021. 176 p. ill. ISBN 9783777435596 (h/c.), $45.00.

The Soul of a Nation: Writings by and about Black American Artists, 1960-1980 edited by Mark Godfrey and Allie Biswas. Gregory R. Miller & Co. (distributed by D.A.P.). June 2021. 568 p. ill. ISBN 9781941366325 (pbk.), $39.95. [Received as PDF]

Speaking of Objects: African Art in the Art Institute of Chicago edited by Constantine Petridis. Yale University Press, November 2020. 216 p. ill. ISBN 9780300254327 (h/c), $40.00. [Review forthcoming: July 2021]

The Speculative City: Art, Real Estate, and the Making of Global Los Angeles by Susanna Phillips Newbury. University of Minnesota Press, April 2021. 304 p. ill. ISBN 9781517903183 (pbk.), $35.00.

Spring Cannot Be Cancelled: David Hockney in Normandy by Martin Gayford and David Hockney. Thames & Hudson, April 2021. 280 p. ill. ISBN 9780500094365 (h/c), $34.95. [Received as PDF]

The Story of the Bayeux Tapestry: Unraveling the Norman Conquest by David Musgrove and Michael Lewis. Thames & Hudson, April 2021. 352 p. ill. ISBN 9780500252420 (h/c), $34.95. [Received as PDF]

Still Life: Contemporary Painters by Amber Creswell Bell. Thames & Hudson, November 2021. 272 . ill. ISBN 9781760762025 (h/c/), $40.00. [Received as PDF]

Synthesis: Lost and Found in America: The Art of Vesna Kittelson by Vesna Kittelson. University of Minnesota Press, May 2020. 144 p. ill. ISBN 9781890434946 (h/c), $39.95.

The Thief Who Stole My Heart: The Material Life of Sacred Bronzes from Chola India, 855-1280 by Vidya Dehejia. Princeton University Press, May 2021. 336 p. ill. ISBN 9780691202594 (h/c), $75.00. [Received as PDF]

Titian’s Rape of Europa edited by Nathaniel Silver. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and Paul Holberton Publishing, April 2021. 80 p. ill., ISBN 9781913645007 (pbk.), $25.00.

Trusted Eye: Post World War II Adventures of a Fearless Art Advocate by Claudia Fontaine Chidester. Fontaine Archive, February 2021. 302 p. ill. ISBN 9780988835825 (h/c), $75.00. [Received as PDF]

Under Different Moons: African Art in Conversation by Anthony Alan Shelton. UBC Museum of Anthropology, May 2021. 248 p. ill. ISBN 9781773271149 (h/c), $60.00. [Received as PDF]

Under Discussion -- The Encyclopedic Museum by Donatien Grau. Getty Publications, June 2021. 256 p. ill. ISBN 9781606067192 (pbk.), $35.00. [Received as PDF]

Visions of Heaven: Dante and the Art of Divine Light by Martin Kemp. Lund Humphries, May 2021. 240 p. ill ISBN 9781848224674 (h/c), $89.99. [Received as PDF]

We Have Not Seen Each Other For So Long: Art of the Lost Generation. The Böhme Collection edited by Heinz R. Böhme. Hirmer Publishers, January 2021. 272 p. ill. ISBN9783777433899 (h/c). $45.00.

Why Monet Matters: Meaning Among the Lily Pads by James H. Rubin. Penn State University Press, February 2021. 392 p. ill. ISBN 9780271086200 (h/c), $99.95. [Received as PDF] [Review forthcoming: July 2021]

William S. Schwartz: Color and Coloratura by Alex Cornacchia. Madron Press, March 2021. 56 p. ill. ISBN 9781734682601 (h/c), $34.99. [Received as PDF]

Xenia Hausner: True Lies edited by Elsy Lahner and Klaus Albrecht Schröder. Hirmer Publishers, January 2021. 240 p. ill. ISBN 9783777435381 (h/c), $52.00. 

 

 

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