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DIY on the Lower East Side
DIY on the Lower East Side (August 2020)
Books, Buildings, and Art after the 1975 Fiscal Crisis
Andrew Strombeck - Author

Engaging look at Lower East Side writers and artists in the wake of the 1975 New York fiscal crisis.

The severe financial austerity imposed on New York City during the 1975 fiscal crisis resulted in a city falling apart. Broken windows, crumbling walls, and piles of bricks were everywhere. While, for many, this physical decay was a sign that the postwar welfare state had failed, f...(Read More)
 
 
Jan Sawka
Jan Sawka (July 2020)
The Place of Memory (The Memory of Place)
Jan Sawka - Author
Hanna Maria Sawka - Author and editor
Frank V. Boyer - Author and editor
Neil C. Trager - Author
Elena Millie - Author
Wayne Lempka - Foreword by

 
 
What Remains
What Remains (July 2020)
The Suitcases of Charles F. at Willard State Hospital
Ilan Stavans - Essay by
Jon Crispin - Photographer

Combining photography and essay, presents a speculative portrait of a Jewish immigrant living out the end of his days in New York’s midcentury mental health system.

After the closure of Willard Psychiatric Center on New York’s Seneca Lake in 1995, more than four hundred abandoned suitcases were discovered in its attic, containing thousands of personal possessions belonging to former patients. Three of the suitcases w...(Read More)
 
 
Totally Dedicated
Totally Dedicated (May 2020)
Leonard Contino 1940–2016
Anna Conlan - Author

Catalog of the first museum exhibition of Leonard Contino, a Brooklyn-born, self-taught abstract artist whose tenacious exploration of pictorial space spanned a fifty-year career.

Totally Dedicated describes the extraordinary art practice of Leonard Contino, a Brooklyn-born, self-taught abstract artist whose tenacious exploration of pictorial space spanned a fifty-year care...(Read More)
 
 
Merleau-Ponty at the Gallery
Merleau-Ponty at the Gallery (March 2020)
Questioning Art beyond His Reach
Veronique M. Foti - Author

A study of the significance of the visual arts in Merleau-Ponty's aesthetics in relation to the work of five artists not known or discussed by him.

Merleau-Ponty’s phenomenological ontology engages deeply with visual art, and this aspect of his work remains significant not only to philosophers, but also to artists, art theorists, and critics. Until recently, scholarly attention has...(Read More)
 
 
Paper Media
Paper Media (August 2019)
Boetti, Calzolari, Kounellis
Francesco Guzzetti - Author and editor
Karolina Chojnowska - Editor

This book is published by Magazzino Italian Art Foundation on the occasion of the exhibition Paper Media: Boetti, Calzolari, Kounellis, curated by Francesco Guzzetti, at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art.

Paper Media, the catalog accompanying the exhibition at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, is the first scholarly publication in the United States shedding light on the specific practice of drawing and printmaking in ...(Read More)
 
 
Victorian Negatives
Victorian Negatives (August 2019)
Literary Culture and the Dark Side of Photography in the Nineteenth Century
Susan E. Cook - Author

Argues that the photographic negative gives a new way of understanding Victorian debates surrounding origins and copies as well as reality and representation.

Victorian Negatives examines the intersection between Victorian photography and literary culture, and argues that the development of the photographic negative played an instrumental role in their confluence. The negative is a technology that facilitates photographic...(Read More)
 
 
Just My Type
Just My Type (June 2019)
Angela Dufresne
Melissa Ragona - Author
David Geers - Author

The images and essays in this book explore the nuances of Angela Dufresne’s conceptual as well as material approaches to portraiture.

What’s in a face? In Angela Dufresne’s hands, a face is sometimes stretched to its absolute limits, becoming landscape, becoming monstrous, becoming pure color. Just My Type is a study in the topology of the face, as it transforms and morphs, never standing still long enou...(Read More)
 
 
In Celebration
In Celebration (March 2019)
A Recent Gift from the Photography Collection of Marcuse Pfeifer
Wayne Lempka - Author
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders - Author
Bill Mindlin - Author

Exhibition catalogue for the exhibition In Celebration: A Recent Gift from the Photography Collection of Marcuse Pfeifer,held at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at the State University of New York at New Paltz, from February 9–July 14, 2019.

This catalogue accompanies the exhibition In Celebration: A Recent Gift from the Photography Collection of Marcuse Pfeifer, held at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at the State...(Read More)
 
 
The Trans List
The Trans List (September 2018)
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders - Author
Anastasia James - Author
Emma Morcone - Author
Sara J. Pasti - Author

Illustrated catalog accompanying the exhibition of the same name, featuring forty portraits that explore the range of experiences lived by Americans who identify as transgender and features a new interview with the artist.

Featuring forty portraits by photographer and filmmaker Timothy-Greenfield Sanders, The Trans List explores the range of experiences lived by Americans who identify as transgender (an umbrella term for...(Read More)
 
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