Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
Cover of the book under review. Image courtesy of the publisher.
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Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
Two new books document the life and letters of the influential dealer. ...

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Diane Arbus, Untitled (6), 1970-71 © The Estate of Diane Arbus

Rough Empathy: The Photographs of Diane Arbus

Aperture and other fine book purveyors can now be found at PS1’s New York Art Book Fair.

Friday, December 23rd, 2011


Pharmacy or Farm: Phaidon Hedges Bets

Two contemporary art surveys experiment with format models: encyclopedia and newspaper

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

Anish Kapoor, Mother as Mountain, 1985. Wood, gesso and pigment 140 × 275 × 105 cm. Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

The Yorkshire Connection: Books on British Sculpture

Titles on John Skeaping, Barbara Hepworth, Anthony Caro, Anish Kapoor and Thomas Houseago.

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Robert Rauschenberg, Untitled [Bathroom Window, Broadway studio], ca. 1961. Gelatin silver print. Photo © Estate of Robert Rauschenberg/VAGA

All the World’s a Combine: Robert Rauschenberg’s Photographs

Review of the new book from D.A.P.

Monday, December 12th, 2011

cover of the book under review

Caravaggio: James Dean of Baroque Painters

Andrew Graham-Dixon’s Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane

Friday, November 25th, 2011

Martha Wilson (with sound by Ron Littke), Martha Wilson as Barbara Bush, March 11, 1991. Color video with sound 7 mins., 23 secs. Courtesy of Martha Wilson

Making Up: Martha Wilson Sourcebook from Independent Curators International

First in a projected series, a new kind of monograph.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Cover of the book under review

China Modernism/Harvard Semiotics

Gao Minglu’s Total Modernity and the Avant-Garde in Twentieth-Century Chinese Art

Sunday, August 28th, 2011

Cover of the book under review

“The Psycho-Historical Backdrop”: New Cuban Art of the 1980s and ’90s

Rachel Weiss’s To and from Utopia in the New Cuban Art, from Minnesota

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011


Thriving on Drama and Discordance: The Life of Alice Neel

A review of Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty by Phoebe Hoban

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Edouard Manet, The Railway (The Gare Saint-Lazare), 1873. Board of Trustees, National Gallery of Art, Washington, gift of Horace Havemeyer in memory of his mother, Louisine W Havemeyer.

“Enchantment and Malaise”: Michel Foucault on Manet

Publication of a 1971 lecture in Tunis, reissued in time for the recent exhibition in Paris