Publications

2019

Waiting for Omar Gatlato

Natasha Marie Lorens, Editor

Artists who belong to Algeria are caught between a national mythology that does not represent them and a historical space blanked out by state-sanctioned amnesia on both sides of the Mediterranean. ...

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2018

Posing Modernity: The Black Model from Manet and Matisse to Today

Denise Murrell

This revelatory study investigates how changing modes of representing the black female figure were foundational to the development of modern art. Posing Modernity examines the legacy of ...

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2017

Finesse

Leah Pires

Finesse, in its most general sense, denotes skill and discretion when handling a situation— even the subtle manipulation of circumstances to one’s advantage. This may involve clever maneuvering, ...

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1988

Sexual Difference Both Sides of the Camera

Abigail Solomon-Godeau

Published in conjunction with the exhibition Sexual Difference: Both sides of the Camera, the author Abigail Solomon-Godeau confronts the issue of sexual difference and photography. She features ...

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1989

Impossible Picturesqueness Edward Lear's Indian Watercolours, 1873–1875

Vidya Dehejia

Edward Lear, best known as a writer of limericks and nonsense verse, was by profession a landscape draughtsman and painter. Traveling through exotic regions such as Calabria, Corsica, Egypt and India ...

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1991

Victorian Pleasures American Board and Table Games of the Nineteenth Century from the Liman Collection

Marisa Kayyem, Paul Sternberger

The Liman Board Game Collection is about play. It is also about meaning. The games in this fascinating collection are doubly profound aesthetically. They are beautiful to look at and also involve the ...

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1991

Victorian Pleasures American Board and Table Games of the Nineteenth Century from the Liman Collection

Marisa Kayyem, Paul Sternberger

The Liman Board Game Collection is about play. It is also about meaning. The games in this fascinating collection are doubly profound aesthetically. They are beautiful to look at and also involve the ...

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1991

Robert Smithson Unearthed Drawings, Collages, Writings

Eugenie Tsai

Robert Smithson, the earthworks artist who died when his plane crashed in 1973, is best known for his 1970 piece "Spiral Jetty," done in the Great Salt Lake. This volume, published in connection with ...

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1994

Unfaded Pageant Edwin Austin Abbey's Shakespearean Subjects

Lucy Oakley

This book chronicles the history of the artist's Shakespearean work, which influenced late Victorian stage productions, and examines his interpretations in the context of late Victorian attitudes ...

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