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Cultural Capital

(Available November 11, 2014)
Cultural Capital
Written by Robert Hewison
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781685914
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Cultural Capital
The Rise and Fall of Creative Britain
Written by Robert Hewison


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $24.95

Britain began the twenty-first century convinced of its creativity. Throughout the New Labour era, the visual and performing arts, museums and galleries, were ceaselessly promoted as a stimulus to national economic revival, a post-industrial revolution where spending on culture would solve everything, from national decline to crime. Tony Blair heralded it...

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Cultural Capital
The Rise and Fall of Creative Britain
Written by Robert Hewison


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $24.95

Britain began the twenty-first century convinced of its creativity. Throughout the New Labour era, the visual and performing arts, museums and galleries, were ceaselessly promoted as a stimulus to national economic revival, a post-industrial revolution where spending on culture would solve everything, from national decline to crime. Tony Blair heralded it...

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New York's Underground Art Museum

(Available November 11, 2014)
New York's Underground Art Museum
Written by Sandra Bloodworth and William Ayres, Preface by Thomas F. Prendergast, Foreword by Stanley Tucci
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580934039
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New York's Underground Art Museum
MTA Arts and Design
Written by Sandra Bloodworth and William Ayres
Preface by Thomas F. Prendergast
Foreword by Stanley Tucci


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $50.00

Initiated in 1985, the MTA Arts & Design collection of public art now encompasses more than 250 projects, creating a dynamic underground museum of contemporary art that spans the entire city and its immediate environs. Since the program was founded, a diverse group of artists—including Elizabeth Murray, Faith Ringgold, Eric Fischl... Read more >
Theater of Cruelty
Theater of Cruelty
Written by Ian Buruma
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590177778
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Theater of Cruelty
Art, Film, and the Shadows of War
Written by Ian Buruma


Format: Hardcover, 425 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $29.95

Ian Buruma is fascinated, he writes, “by what makes the human species behave atrociously.” In Theater of Cruelty the acclaimed author of The Wages of Guilt and Year Zero: A History of 1945 once again turns to World War II to explore that question—to the Nazi occupation of Paris, the Allied... Read more >
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Theater of Cruelty
Art, Film, and the Shadows of War
Written by Ian Buruma


Format: eBook, 425 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $29.95

Ian Buruma is fascinated, he writes, “by what makes the human species behave atrociously.” In Theater of Cruelty the acclaimed author of The Wages of Guilt and Year Zero: A History of 1945 once again turns to World War II to explore that question—to the Nazi occupation of Paris, the Allied... Read more >
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Glittering Images
Glittering Images
Written by Camille Paglia
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307278029
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Glittering Images
A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars
Written by Camille Paglia


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $18.95

Modern life is a sea of images. With so much visual data bombarding us—from personal devices to mass media—our brains must rapidly adapt to make sense of it all. Here to guide us is America's premier intellectual provocateur, Camille Paglia.
   In these pages, Paglia returns to the subject that made her famous...

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Anywhere or Not at All
Anywhere or Not at All
Written by Peter Osborne
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680940
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Anywhere or Not at All
Philosophy of Contemporary Art
Written by Peter Osborne


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $29.95

Contemporary art is the object of inflated and widely divergent claims. But what kind of discourse can open it up effectively to critical analysis? Anywhere or Not at All is a major philosophical intervention in art theory that challenges the terms of established positions through a new approach at once philosophical... Read more >
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Anywhere or Not at All
Philosophy of Contemporary Art
Written by Peter Osborne


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $27.95

Contemporary art is the object of inflated and widely divergent claims. But what kind of discourse can open it up effectively to critical analysis? Anywhere or Not at All is a major philosophical intervention in art theory that challenges the terms of established positions through a new approach at once philosophical... Read more >
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Bad Boy
Bad Boy
Written by Eric Fischl and Michael Stone
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770435578
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Bad Boy
My Life On and Off the Canvas
Written by Eric Fischl and Michael Stone


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $26.00

In Bad Boy, renowned American artist Eric Fischl has written a penetrating, often searing exploration of his coming of age as an artist, and his search for a fresh narrative style in the highly charged and competitive New York art world in the 1970s and 1980s. With such notorious and controversial... Read more >
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Bad Boy
Bad Boy
Written by Eric Fischl and Michael Stone
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770435585
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Bad Boy
My Life On and Off the Canvas
Written by Eric Fischl and Michael Stone


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $13.99

In Bad Boy, renowned American artist Eric Fischl has written a penetrating, often searing exploration of his coming of age as an artist, and his search for a fresh narrative style in the highly charged and competitive New York art world in the 1970s and 1980s. With such notorious and controversial... Read more >
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Glittering Images
Glittering Images
Written by Camille Paglia
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375424601
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Glittering Images
A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars
Written by Camille Paglia


Format: Hardcover
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $30.00

WIth full-color illustrations throughout

From the best-selling author of Sexual Personae and Break, Blow, Burn and one of our most acclaimed cultural critics, here is an enthralling journey through Western art’s defining moments, from the ancient Egyptian tomb of Queen Nefertari to George Lucas’s volcano planet duel in Revenge of the Sith.

America’s...

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Glittering Images
Glittering Images
Written by Camille Paglia
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307907806
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Glittering Images
A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars
Written by Camille Paglia


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $13.99

WIth full-color illustrations throughout

From the best-selling author of Sexual Personae and Break, Blow, Burn and one of our most acclaimed cultural critics, here is an enthralling journey through Western art’s defining moments, from the ancient Egyptian tomb of Queen Nefertari to George Lucas’s volcano planet duel in Revenge of the Sith.

America’s...

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African Textiles Today
African Textiles Today
Written by Chris Spring
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343802
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African Textiles Today

Written by Chris Spring


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $45.00

African Textiles Today illustrates how African history is read, told, and recorded in cloth.
     All artifacts or works of art hold within them stories that range far beyond the time of their creation or the lifetime of their creator, and African textiles are patterned with these hidden histories. In Africa, cloth... Read more >
Nothing and Everything - The Influence of Buddhism on the American Avant Garde
Nothing and Everything - The Influence of Buddhism on the American Avant Garde
Written by Ellen Pearlman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583943632
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Nothing and Everything - The Influence of Buddhism on the American Avant Garde
1942 - 1962
Written by Ellen Pearlman


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2012
Price: $21.95

In America in the late 1950s and early 60s, the world—and life itself—became a legitimate artist’s tool, aligning with Zen Buddhism’s emphasis on “enlightenment at any moment” and living in the now. Simultaneously and independently, parallel movements were occurring in Japan, as artists there, too, strove to break down artistic boundaries... Read more >
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Nothing and Everything - The Influence of Buddhism on the American Avant Garde
1942 - 1962
Written by Ellen Pearlman


Format: eBook, 264 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2012
Price: $15.95

In America in the late 1950s and early 60s, the world—and life itself—became a legitimate artist’s tool, aligning with Zen Buddhism’s emphasis on “enlightenment at any moment” and living in the now. Simultaneously and independently, parallel movements were occurring in Japan, as artists there, too, strove to break down artistic boundaries... Read more >
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Happenings
Happenings
Written by Mildred L. Glimcher, Photographed by Robert R. McElroy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933070
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Happenings
New York, 1958-1963
Written by Mildred L. Glimcher
Photographed by Robert R. McElroy


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $65.00

In early October 1959, thirty-two-year-old Allan Kaprow presented a performance piece entitled "18 Happenings in 6 Parts." This unique conjunction of visual, aural, and physical events, performed for an intimate art world audience by his friends and colleagues, would change the course of art history. The genre of artwork that evolved... Read more >
The Lady in Gold
The Lady in Gold
Written by Anne-Marie O'Connor
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307265647
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The Lady in Gold
The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt's Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer
Written by Anne-Marie O'Connor


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $30.00

The spellbinding story, part fairy tale, part suspense, of Gustav Klimt’s Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer, one of the most emblematic portraits of its time; of the beautiful, seductive Viennese Jewish salon hostess who sat for it; the notorious artist who painted it; the now vanished turn-of-the-century Vienna that shaped it; and... Read more >
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The Lady in Gold
The Lady in Gold
Written by Anne-Marie O'Connor
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307957566
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The Lady in Gold
The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt's Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer
Written by Anne-Marie O'Connor


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $15.99

The spellbinding story, part fairy tale, part suspense, of Gustav Klimt’s Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer, one of the most emblematic portraits of its time; of the beautiful, seductive Viennese Jewish salon hostess who sat for it; the notorious artist who painted it; the now vanished turn-of-the-century Vienna that shaped it; and... Read more >
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The Art Prophets
The Art Prophets
Written by Richard Polsky
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590514061
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The Art Prophets
The Artists, Dealers, and Tastemakers Who Shook the Art World
Written by Richard Polsky


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $24.95

In The Art Prophets, Richard Polsky introduces us to influential late twentieth-century dealers and tastemakers in the art world. These risk takers opened doors for artists, identified new movements, and resurrected art forms that had fallen into obscurity. In this distinctive tour, Polsky offers an insightful and engaging dialog between artists... Read more >
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The Art Prophets
The Artists, Dealers, and Tastemakers Who Shook the Art World
Written by Richard Polsky


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $19.99

In The Art Prophets, Richard Polsky introduces us to influential late twentieth-century dealers and tastemakers in the art world. These risk takers opened doors for artists, identified new movements, and resurrected art forms that had fallen into obscurity. In this distinctive tour, Polsky offers an insightful and engaging dialog between artists... Read more >
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Roy Lichtenstein in His Studio
Roy Lichtenstein in His Studio
Written by Laurie Lambrecht, Contribution by Edward Robinson, Foreword by Dorothy Lichtenstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933186
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Roy Lichtenstein in His Studio

Written by Laurie Lambrecht
Contribution by Edward Robinson
Foreword by Dorothy Lichtenstein


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $35.00

Roy Lichtenstein in His Studio is a portfolio of vivid and engaging photographs by Laurie Lambrecht, who was an administrative assistant to Lichtenstein for three years. She and the artist worked together daily, and the bond between them is evident in the photographs. Lichtenstein is shown working on two major series... Read more >
I Sold Andy Warhol (Too Soon)
I Sold Andy Warhol (Too Soon)
Written by Richard Polsky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590514566
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I Sold Andy Warhol (Too Soon)

Written by Richard Polsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $15.95

In early 2005, Richard Polsky decided to put his much-loved, hard-won Warhol Fright Wig, up for auction at Christie's. The market for contemporary art was robust and he was hoping to turn a profit. His instinct seemed to be on target: his picture sold for $375,000. But if only Polsky had... Read more >
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Hide/Seek
Hide/Seek
Written by Jonathan D. Katz and David C. Ward
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588342997
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Hide/Seek
Difference and Desire in American Portraiture
Written by Jonathan D. Katz and David C. Ward


Format: Hardcover, 296 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $45.00

An entirely new interpretation of modern American portraiture based on the history of sexual difference.

Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture, companion volume to an exhibition of the same name at the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, traces the defining presence of same-sex desire in American portraiture through a seductive selection...

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Asian Art Now
Asian Art Now
Written by Melissa Chiu and Benjamin Genocchio
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580932981
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Asian Art Now

Written by Melissa Chiu and Benjamin Genocchio


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $60.00

The remarkable phenomenon of the twenty-first-century art world is contemporary Asian art. Fueled by a newfound openness in the East, and by an economic boom that has promoted a vibrant cultural confidence, art made in Asia or by Asian artists since the 1990s has become dynamic and exciting, acknowledged and appreciated... Read more >
Leo and His Circle
Leo and His Circle
Written by Annie Cohen-Solal
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400044276
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Leo and His Circle
The Life of Leo Castelli
Written by Annie Cohen-Solal


Format: Hardcover, 576 pages
On Sale: May 18, 2010
Price: $35.00

Leo Castelli reigned for decades as America’s most influential art dealer. Now Annie Cohen-Solal, author of the hugely acclaimed Sartre: A Life (“an intimate portrait of the man that possesses all the detail and resonance of fiction”—Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times), recounts his incalculably influential and astonishing life in Leo... Read more >
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