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Linking Collections, Building Connections
Linking Collections, Building Connections (December 2011)
Works from the Hudson Valley Visual Art Collections Consortium
Brian Wallace - Author
Ariel Shanberg - Author
Abigail Duckor - Author
Maurice D. Hinchey - Introduction

New perspectives on a century of artistic activity in New York’s Mid-Hudson Valley.

Bringing to light over 150 works of art and the myriad connections that link them together, Linking Collections, Building Connections presents fresh perspectives on a century of artistic activity in the Mid-Hudson Valley. The exhibition on which the book was based gathered together paintings, sculptures, furnishin...(Read More)
Reading Objects 2011
Reading Objects 2011 (December 2011)
Responses to the Museum's Collection
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art - Author
Wayne Lempka - Editor
Sara J. Pasti - Introduction

Responses to works in the permanent collection of the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz.

Reading Objects 2011 is part of an ongoing, interdisciplinary series featuring works from the permanent collection of the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at the State University of New York at New Paltz. The artworks are accompanied by texts or other responses prepared by SUNY New Paltz ...(Read More)
¡VIVA! (November 2011)
Community Arts and Popular Education in the Americas
Deborah Barndt - Editor

Compelling case studies of groups in Panama, Nicaragua, Mexico, the United States, and Canada using the arts for education, community development, and social movement building.

This compelling collection of inspiring case studies from community arts projects in five countries will inform and inspire students, artists, and activists. ¡VIVA! is the product of a five-year transnational research projec...(Read More)
Xu Bing and Contemporary Chinese Art
Xu Bing and Contemporary Chinese Art (September 2011)
Cultural and Philosophical Reflections
Hsingyuan Tsao - Editor
Roger T. Ames - Editor

Explores how Xu Bing and other contemporary Chinese artists use Western ideas within a Chinese cultural discourse.

How Chinese is contemporary Chinese art? Treasured by collectors, critics, and art world cognoscenti, this art developed within an avant-garde that looked West to find a language to strike out against government control. Traditionally, Chinese artistic expression has been related to the structure and fun...(Read More)
The Upstate New York Olympics
The Upstate New York Olympics (May 2011)
Tim Davis - Photographer
Brian Wallace - Editor

Offers an ironic, upstate New York take on the Olympics, performance, and the risks and rewards of the creative life.

This exhibition catalog documents the series of video and installation works by Tim Davis entitled The Upstate New York Olympics. Combining the artist’s ongoing interests in performance, photography, sculpture, and poetry, and by turns uncanny, bold, ridiculous, illegal, and downright...(Read More)
Razor Wire Women
Razor Wire Women (April 2011)
Prisoners, Activists, Scholars, and Artists
Jodie Michelle Lawston - Editor
Ashley E. Lucas - Editor

Collection of essays and art by scholars, artists and activists both in and out of prison that reveal the many dimensions of women’s incarcerated experiences.

Offering nuanced portraits of women’s lives inside razor wire and prison walls, Razor Wire Women puts incarcerated women in dialogue with scholars, artists, educators, and activists who live outside of prisons but work on issues connected to the ...(Read More)
Corbino (March 2011)
From Rubens to Ringling
Janis Londraville - Author
Richard Londraville - Author
Karal Ann Marling - Foreword by

A biography of one of America’s neglected grand masters.

A Sicilian immigrant who trained at the Art Students League in New York, Jon Corbino (1905–1964) was one of the most influential members of the “Sarasota School” of art, a group of painters and artists, many of them expatriate New Yorkers, who came to the west coast of Florida for its natural beauty, the quality of its light, and the open-aired...(Read More)
Milton Avery and the End of Modernism
Milton Avery and the End of Modernism (February 2011)
Karl Emil Willers - Author

Exhibition catalog featuring the work of Milton Avery, an artist who brought the sketch, with its spontaneity, movement, and fleetingness, to the status of a finished painting.

“I try to construct a picture in which shapes, spaces, colors, form a set of unique relationships, independent of any subject matter. At the same time I try to capture and translate the excitement and emotion aroused in me by the impa...(Read More)
River of Words
River of Words (August 2010)
Portraits of Hudson Valley Writers
Nina Shengold - Author
Jennifer May - Photographer
Dennis Stock - Foreword by

SILVER MEDALIST - 2011 Independent Publisher Book Awards in U.S. North-East - Best Regional Non-Fiction Category.

Seventy-six writers reflect on the literary life, the craft of writing, and the beauty of the Hudson Valley.

For centuries, writers have drawn inspiration from the Hudson River and its surroundings. John Burroughs, James Fenimore Cooper, Washington Irving, ...(Read More)
Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol (April 2010)
Private and Public in 151 Photographs
Reva Wolf - Editor
Sara J. Pasti - Introduction
Brian Wallace - Introduction
Mary Hafeli - Foreword by

Photographs and essays that explore the interconnections between the private and the public in the work of Andy Warhol.

This exhibition catalogue explores interconnections between the private and the public in the work of Andy Warhol (1928–1987) as seen in a group of 151 Polaroid and black-and-white photographs donated to the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art by the Andy Warhol Photographic Legacy Program, a prog...(Read More)
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