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Beauty in the City
Beauty in the City (September 2017)
The Ashcan School
Robert A. Slayton - Author

Gold Medalist – 2018 Independent Publisher Book Awards in the US Northeast – Best Regional Non-Fiction Category
Silver Medalist – 2017 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award in the History category
Finalist – 2017 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award in the Regional ...(Read More)
 
 
Beyond Beauty
Beyond Beauty (September 2017)
Federico Vercellone - Author
Sarah De Sanctis - Translator

Traces the decline of beauty as an ideal from early German romanticism to the twentieth century.

The American abstract expressionist painter Barnett Newman famously declared in 1948 that the impulse of modern art is to destroy beauty. Not long after that, Andy Warhol was reconciling the world of art with the world of everyday life, painting soup cans and soda bottles. In this book, Federico Vercellone provides an account of th...(Read More)
 
 
Imagination, Music, and the Emotions
Imagination, Music, and the Emotions (September 2017)
A Philosophical Study
Saam Trivedi - Author

Articulates an imaginationist solution to the question of how purely instrumental music can be perceived by a listener as having emotional content.

Both musicians and laypersons can perceive purely instrumental music without words or an associated story or program as expressing emotions such as happiness and sadness. But how? In this book, Saam Trivedi discusses and critiques the leading philosophical approaches to this question...(Read More)
 
 
New York Art Deco
New York Art Deco (June 2017)
A Guide to Gotham's Jazz Age Architecture
Anthony W. Robins - Author

2017-2018 New York City Book Awards, presented by The New York Society Library

The first guidebook devoted exclusively to New York City’s Art Deco treasures.

Of all the world’s great cities, perhaps none is so defined by its Art Deco architecture as New York. Lively and informative, New York Art Deco leads readers step-by-step past the monuments of the 1920s and ’3...(Read More)
 
 
Report on the Aeginetan Sculptures
Report on the Aeginetan Sculptures (June 2017)
With Historical Supplements
Johann Martin Wagner - Author
F. W. J. Schelling - Editor
Louis A. Ruprecht Jr. - Translated, edited, and with an introduction by

Tells the story of Bavaria’s acquisition of ancient Greek sculptures that rivaled those acquired by England from the Parthenon.

The controversial removal of the Parthenon sculptures from Greece to England in the first decade of the nineteenth century by Thomas Bruce, seventh Earl of Elgin, sparked an international competition for classical antiquities. This volume tells a lesser-known chapter of that story...(Read More)
 
 
Sara Greenberger Rafferty
Sara Greenberger Rafferty (May 2017)
Gloves Off
Sara J. Pasti - Author
Andrew Ingall - Author
Corinna Ripps Schaming - Author
Jonathan Thomas - Author
Jeanne Finley - Editor

Presents recent work by the Brooklyn-based artist known for unsettling works that contend with such topics as domesticity, the body, consumer culture, fashion, and violence.

The boxing term “gloves off”—frequently used as a metaphor to characterize brutal political campaigns and post-9/11 military interrogation—aptly describes the subtle aggressions in American popular culture that Sara Greenberger Raffer...(Read More)
 
 
Chaekgeori
Chaekgeori (May 2017)
The Power and Pleasure of Possessions in Korean Painted Screens
Byungmo Chung - Editor
Sunglim Kim - Editor

The first major exhibition in the United States of chaekgeori painting, including on view for the first time many screens from private collections and various Korean institutions.

Chaekgeori explores the genre of Korean still-life painting known as chaekgeori (loosely translated as “books and things”). Encouraged and popularized by King Jeongjo (1752–1800, r. 1776–1800) as a political tool to prom...(Read More)
 
 
Carl Walters and Woodstock Ceramic Art
Carl Walters and Woodstock Ceramic Art (March 2017)
Sara J. Pasti - Author
Adrienne Spinozzi - Author
Tom Wolf - Author
Ursula Morgan - Author

Surveys the forty-year career of Carl Walters (1883–1955), a pioneer of modern ceramic art in the United States.

Drawing on the first major exhibition of Carl Walters in over sixty years, this catalogue includes an extensive critical essay by curator Tom Wolf and an additional essay by modern ceramics expert Adrienne Spinozzi. The catalogue places Walters (1883–1955) within the context of development of ceramic arts...(Read More)
 
 
Intimately Unfamiliar
Intimately Unfamiliar (March 2017)
New Work by SUNY New Paltz Art Faculty
Michael Asbill - Author
Anne Galperin - Author
Sara J. Pasti - Author
Ursula Morgan - Author

Showcases the latest trends in art and design, from painting and sculpture to photography, printmaking, and metals.

This catalogue is published in conjunction with the exhibition Intimately Unfamiliar: New Work by SUNY New Paltz Art Faculty, curated by Michael Asbill, on display at the Dorsky from January 25 through April 9, 2017. The participating artists teach courses in printmaking, photography, painting, drawing, sc...(Read More)
 
 
Text/ures of Iraq
Text/ures of Iraq (March 2017)
Contemporary Art from the Collection of Oded Halahmy
Oded Halahmy - Author
Sara J. Pasti - Author
Murtazi Vali - Author
Ursula Morgan - Author

Presents work by Halahmy and eight other contemporary artists from Iraq: Hayder Ali, Amal Alwan, Mohammed al Hamadany, Ismail Khayat, Hanaa Malallah, Hassan Massoudy, Naziha Rashid, and Qasim Sabti.

Text/ures of Iraq presents work by New York-based sculptor Oded Halahmy, a Jewish native of Baghdad, alongside that of eight contemporary artists from Iraq: Hayder Ali, Amal Alwan, Mohammed al Hamadany, Ismail Khayat, Hanaa Ma...(Read More)
 
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