Publisher, Art & Architecture
Our list in art and architectural history is encyclopedic in its approach to subject matter, period, and geography, with titles ranging from authoritative, award-winning scholarly studies and primary materials to volumes of work by living artists and exhibition catalogues.
Designed to educate, inspire, and engage a wide readership, our titles seek to establish connections with a broad range of neighboring disciplines in the humanities, and enable readers to understand the place of visual cultures and the built environment within the wider world.
The Marquis de Sade and solitude
As many of us look out at the world from behind the walls and windows of our homes or reach out to others through screens and online chats, we increasingly find the boundaries between time and space blurring before our eyes.
The Humboldt connection between nature and American art
An exhibition titled Alexander von Humboldt and the United States: Art, Nature, and Culture will be shown at the Smithsonian American Art Museum located at 8th & F Streets NW in Washington, DC, opening in 2020.
Michelangelo gave me a new perspective on aging
I needed to pass age sixty before I could write a book about the artist Michelangelo Buonarroti in his seventies and eighties.
A look inside Protest!: A History of Social and Political Protest Graphics
Throughout history, artists and citizens have turned to protest art as a means of demonstrating social and political discontent.
A look inside The Nevada Test Site
More nuclear bombs have been detonated in America than in any other country in the world. Between 1951 and 1992, the Nevada National Security Test Site was the primary location for these activities, withstanding more than a thousand nuclear tests that left swaths of the American Southwest resembling the moon.
Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence
The Nineteenth Amendment, which allowed women to vote in the United States, was ratified 99 years ago.