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.
When is an apple not an apple?
When it comes time to use images to support a written report, a presentation, or a publication, oftentimes people find themselves stumped. The early years of education introduce students to the building blocks of verbal literacy, but very few of us are taught the ways in which images communicate their magic.
Robin Schuldenfrei on Objects in Exile
Robin Schuldenfrei reveals how the process of migration was crucial to the development of modernism.
The artist Mina Loy: Modernist constellation
Not since Marcel Duchamp curated Mina Loy’s last one-person exhibition in New York at the Bodley Gallery in 1959 has the latter artist risen above the obscuring cloud of mystery and notoriety that set to her heels in 1914.
Roni Horn’s reflections on Iceland
I returned to Iceland with migratory insistence and regularity. The necessity of it was part of me. Iceland was the only place I went without cause, just to be there.
When Eero Met His Match
Aline B. Louchheim (1914–1972) was an art critic on assignment for the New York Times in 1953 when she first met the Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen. She would become his wife and the driving force behind his rise to critical prominence.