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Immigrant Protest
Immigrant Protest (November 2014)
Politics, Aesthetics, and Everyday Dissent
Katarzyna Marciniak - Editor
Imogen Tyler - Editor

Explores how political activism, art, and popular culture challenge the discrimination and injustice faced by “illegal” and displaced peoples.

The last decade has witnessed a global explosion of immigrant protests, political mobilizations by irregular migrants and pro-migrant activists. This volume considers the implications of these struggles for critical understandings of citizenship and borders. Sch...(Read More)
Dick Polich
Dick Polich (September 2014)
Transforming Metal into Art
Daniel Belasco - Author and editor
Dick Polich - Author
Sara J. Pasti - Author

The first publication about Dick Polich and the impact of his foundries on contemporary art since the 1960s, documenting his working relationships with Roy Lichtenstein, Nancy Graves, Jeff Koons, and more.

Dick Polich tells the story of the man who founded Tallix in 1970 and revolutionized the world of American fine art foundries. As an art fabricator, Polich typically remains behind the scenes. Thi...(Read More)
Race, Love, and Labor
Race, Love, and Labor (September 2014)
New Work from The Center for Photography at Woodstock's Artist-in-Residency Program
Sarah Lewis - Author

Contemporary work by artists of color from the Center for Photography at Woodstock.

Race, Love, and Labor includes work by twenty artists, including LaToya Ruby Frazier, William Cordova, Deana Lawson, Tommy Kha, Tim Portlock, Endia Beal, and others, who have participated in a unique residency program for artists of color at the Center for Photography at Woodstock (CPW), New York. Culling from CPW’s coll...(Read More)
What We Want Is Free, Second Edition
What We Want Is Free, Second Edition (July 2014)
Critical Exchanges in Recent Art
Ted Purves - Editor
Shane Aslan Selzer - Editor

Explores how contemporary artists use gifts, barter, and other forms of nonmonetary exchange as a means and medium of artistic production.

This revised edition of What We Want Is Free examines a twenty-year history of artistic productions that both model and occupy the various forms of exchange within contemporary society. From shops, gifts, and dinner parties to contract labor and petty theft, contempora...(Read More)
Mary Reid Kelley
Mary Reid Kelley (April 2014)
Working Objects and Videos
Daniel Belasco - Author
Corinna Ripps Schaming - Author
Sara J. Pasti - Author
Janet Riker - Author

Celebrates the first exhibition devoted to the finely crafted and researched costumes, objects, and drawings that Mary Reid Kelley creates for her visually and intellectually stimulating videos made in collaboration with Patrick Kelley.

Mary Reid Kelley celebrates the first museum exhibition devoted to the finely crafted and researched costumes, objects, and drawings that Mary Reid Kelley creates for her...(Read More)
Life Streams
Life Streams (March 2014)
Alberto Rey's Cuban and American Art
Lynette M. F. Bosch - Editor
Mark Denaci - Editor

Incisive exploration of the work of Cuban-American artist Alberto Rey.

Life Streams explores the paintings, videos, sculptures, and installations of Alberto Rey, an artist whose work addresses issues of identity, cultural diversity, environmental studies, and global sustainability. As a Cuban-born artist living in western New York State, Rey’s current work emphasizes his involvement with his commun...(Read More)
Along His Own Lines
Along His Own Lines (February 2014)
A Retrospective of New York Realist Eugene Speicher
Valerie Ann Leeds - Author
Tom Wolf - Author
Daniel Belasco - Author
Sara J. Pasti - Author

The first scholarly exhibition catalogue of the work of Eugene Speicher (1883–1962), one of the foremost American realists of his generation, who was closely associated with George Bellows, Robert Henri, Leon Kroll, and Rockwell Kent.

Called “America’s greatest living painter” by Esquire magazine in 1936, Speicher (1883–1962) was one of the foremost realists of his generation...(Read More)
Painting Modernism
Painting Modernism (February 2014)
Ivan A. Schulman - Author

Studies the influence of the plastic arts on the major writers of Latin American modernism.

Painting Modernism demonstrates the influence of painting and sculpture on the work of the major writers of Latin American modernism. Through his analysis, Ivan A. Schulman, a foundational figure in the field, offers a concise and new interpretation of works by José Asunción Silva, Julián del Casal...(Read More)
Doing Democracy
Doing Democracy (December 2013)
Activist Art and Cultural Politics
Nancy S. Love - Editor
Mark Mattern - Editor

Demonstrates how activists and others use art and popular culture to strive for a more democratic future.

Doing Democracy examines the potential of the arts and popular culture to extend and deepen the experience of democracy. Its contributors address the use of photography, cartooning, memorials, monuments, poetry, literature, music, theater, festivals, and parades to open political spaces, awaken critical ...(Read More)
Yemoja (November 2013)
Gender, Sexuality, and Creativity in the Latina/o and Afro-Atlantic Diasporas
Solimar Otero - Editor
Toyin Falola - Editor

FINALIST - 2014 Albert J. Raboteau Prize for the Best Book in Africana Religions, presented by the Journal of Africana Religions

Bridges theory, art, and practice to discuss emerging issues in transnational religious movements in Latina/o and African diasporas.

This is the first collection of essays to analyze intersectional religious and cultural practices surrounding the ...(Read More)
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