Faculty Bookshelf

Sort Options
AuthorTitlePublication Date
  • El Anatsui. The Reinvention of Sculpture

    Chika Okeke-Agulu; Okwui Enwezor
    2022

    Written by two acclaimed scholars Okwui Enwezor and Chika  Okeke-Agulu, 'El Anatsui. The Reinvention of Sculpture', is the most comprehensive, incisive and authoritative account yet on the work of El Anatsui, the world-renowned, Ghanaian-born sculptor.

    The product of more than three decades of research, scholarship and close...

  • Gawkers: Art and Audience in Late Nineteenth-Century France

    Bridget Alsdorf
    2022

    Gawkers explores how artists and writers in late nineteenth-century Paris represented the seductions, horrors, and banalities of street life through the eyes of curious viewers known as badauds. Beautifully illustrated and drawing on a wealth of new research, Gawkers excavates badauds as a subject of deep significance in late...

  • African Artists: From 1882 to Now

    Chika Okeke-Agulu; Joseph L. Underwood
    2021

    In March 2020, the Economist asserted that “contemporary art from Africa has become one of the hottest art markets”. Eight months later, the Art Newspaper upped the bid, with the headline, “Africa’s art market grows even amid adversity.”

    Today there are specialist auctions at Sotheby’s and Bonhams dedicated to African art; well-regarded...

  • Athens at the Margins: Pottery and People in the Early Mediterranean World

    Nathan Arrington
    2021

    The seventh century BC in ancient Greece is referred to as the Orientalizing period because of the strong presence of Near Eastern elements in art and culture. Conventional narratives argue that goods and knowledge flowed from East to West through cosmopolitan elites. Rejecting this explanation, Athens at the Margins proposes a new narrative of...

  • Black Bodies, White Gold: Art, Cotton, and Commerce in the Atlantic World

    Anna Arabindan-Kesson
    2021

    In Black Bodies, White Gold Anna Arabindan-Kesson uses cotton, a commodity central to the slave trade and colonialism, as a focus for new interpretations of the way art, commerce, and colonialism were intertwined in the nineteenth-century Atlantic world. In doing so, Arabindan-Kesson models an art historical approach that makes the...

  • Inessential Colors: Architecture on Paper in Early Modern Europe

    Basile Baudez
    2021

    Architectural drawings of the Italian Renaissance were largely devoid of color, but from the seventeenth century through the nineteenth, polychromy in architectural representation grew and flourished. Basile Baudez argues that colors appeared on paper when architects adapted the pictorial tools of imitation, cartographers’ natural signs,...

  • Bernini's Michelangelo

    Carolina Mangone
    2020

    Gianlorenzo Bernini (1598–1680), like all ambitious artists, imitated eminent predecessors. What set him apart was his lifelong and multifaceted focus on Michelangelo Buonarroti—the master of the previous age. Bernini’s Michelangelo is the first comprehensive examination of Bernini’s persistent and wide-ranging imitation of...

  • Brutal Aesthetics: Dubuffet, Bataille, Jorn, Paolozzi, Oldenburg

    Hal Foster
    2020

    In Brutal Aesthetics, leading art historian Hal Foster explores how postwar artists and writers searched for a new foundation of culture after the massive devastation of World War II, the Holocaust, and the atomic bomb. Inspired by the notion that modernist art can teach us how to survive a civilization become barbaric, Foster examines...

  • Crossing the Pomerium: The Boundaries of Political, Religious, and Military Institutions from Caesar to Constantine

    Michael Koortbojian
    2020

    The ancient Romans famously distinguished between civic life in Rome and military matters outside the city—a division marked by the pomerium, an abstract religious and legal boundary that was central to the myth of the city’s foundation. In this book, Michael Koortbojian explores, by means of images and texts, how the Romans used...

  • Piranesi Unbound

    Carolyn Yerkes; Heather Hyde Minor
    2020

    A draftsman, printmaker, architect, and archaeologist, Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720–78) is best known today as the virtuoso etcher of the immersive and captivating Views of Rome and the darkly inventive Imaginary Prisons. Yet Carolyn Yerkes and Heather Hyde Minor argue that his single greatest art form—one that combined...

  • Yusuf Grillo: Painting. Lagos. Life

    Chika Okeke-Agulu
    2020

    Written by Chika Okeke-Agulu, the award-winning art historian and critic, and profusely illustrated in full colour, this book provides an unprecedented historical overview and critical examination of the Grillo’s place within the history of 20th-century Nigerian art. Through persuasive reading of the artist’s work, it argues that Grillo is...

  • 網絡  層 走向立 的明清繪畫   文化研究

    Cheng-hua Wang
    2020

    This book contains a total of seven essays, taking the research approach of "Internet" and "class" to explore the social and cultural phenomena of art from the late Ming to the heyday of Qing. The so-called "network" refers to the connection or contrast formed by different people, groups, regions or fields (such as the palace and civil society...

  • After the Carolingians: Manuscript Illumination in the 10-11th Centuries (Sense, Matter, and Medium)

    Beatrice Kitzinger; Joshua O'Driscoll
    2019

    A volume that introduces new sources and offers fresh perspectives on a key era of transition, this book is of value to art historians and historians alike. From the dissolution of the Carolingian empire to the onset of the so-called 12th-century Renaissance, the transformative 10th-11th centuries witnessed the production of a significant...

  • The Cross, the Gospels, and the Work of Art in the Carolingian Age

    Beatrice Kitzinger
    2019

    In this book, Beatrice E. Kitzinger explores the power of representation in the Carolingian period, demonstrating how images were used to assert the value and efficacy of art works. She focuses on the cross, Christianity's central sign, which simultaneously commemorates sacred history, functions in the present, and prepares for the end of time...

  • Conversations About Sculpture

    Hal Foster; Richard Serra
    2018

    Drawn from talks between celebrated artist Richard Serra and acclaimed art historian Hal Foster held over a fifteen-year period, this volume offers revelations into Serra’s prolific six-decade career and the ideas that have informed his working practice. Conversations about Sculpture is both an intimate look at Serra’s life and work,...

  • Material Bernini

    Carolina Mangone; Evonne Levy
    2018

    Bringing together established and emerging specialists in seventeenth-century Italian sculpture, Material Bernini is the first sustained examination of the conspicuous materiality of Bernini’s work in sculpture, architecture, and paint. The various essays demonstrate that material Bernini has always been tied (whether theologically,...

  • Architecture and Landscape in Medieval Anatolia, 1100-1500

    Patricia Blessing; Rachel Goshgarian
    2017

    Anatolia was home to a large number of polities in the medieval period. Given its location at the geographical and chronological juncture between Byzantines and the Ottomans, its story tends to be read through the Seljuk experience. This obscures the multiple experiences and spaces of Anatolia under the Byzantine empire, Turko-Muslim dynasties...

  • Chalgrin et son temps : Architectes et architecture de l'Ancien Régime à la Révolution

    Basile Baudez
    2017

    Contrairement à la génération des Piranésiens français, qui participèrent au développement de l'archéologie romaine puis essaimèrent dans toute l'Europe le goût du retour à l'antique, la génération des architectes nés autour de 1740 qui exercèrent avant et après la Révolution française a peu bénéficié des progrès de l'...

  • Clarence H. White and His World: The Art and Craft of Photography, 1895-1925

    Anne McCauley
    2017
    Restoring a gifted art photographer to his place in the American canon and, in the process, reshaping and expanding our understanding of early 20th-century American photography

    Clarence H. White (1871–1925) was one of the most influential art photographers and teachers of the early 20th century and a founding member...
  • Drawing after Architecture: Renaissance Architectural Drawings and Their Reception

    Carolyn Yerkes
    2017

    Why did early modern architects continue copying drawings long after the invention of print should have made such copying obsolete? Carolyn Yerkes answers that question in a fresh investigation into the status of architectural drawing in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Her book explores a vast network of manuscripts and drawings that...

  • Michael Psellos on Literature and Art: A Byzantine Perspective on Aesthetics

    Charles Barber
    2017

    Charles Barber, professor of art and archaeology at Princeton University, and Stratis Papaioannou, associate professor of classics and director of the Program of Medieval Studies at Brown University, have co-edited a book titled Michael Psellos on Literature and Art: A Byzantine Perspective on Aesthetics. Psellos has long been known as a key...

  • Obiora Udechukwu: Line, Image, Text

    Chika Okeke-Agulu
    2017

    This book is a critical study of the drawings of influential Nigerian artist and poet Obiora Udechukwu.  It argues, quite compellingly, that the radical fusion of lyrical formalism and socio-political critique in Udechukwu’s drawings is a direct outcome of his lifelong commitment to the graphic, pictorial and rhetorical properties of line. ...

  • Arthur Dove: Always Connect

    Rachael Z. DeLue
    2016

    Arthur Dove, often credited as America’s first abstract painter, created dynamic and evocative images inspired by his surroundings, from the farmland of upstate New York to the North Shore of Long Island. But his interests were not limited to nature. Challenging earlier accounts that view him as simply a landscape painter, Arthur Dove:...

  • A Civic Utopia: Architecture and the City in France 1765–1837

    Basile Baudez
    2016

    A new revolutionary approach to architecture and the city emerged in France during the Enlightenment. This book shows how a novel architectural expression informed by ancient precedents and universal forms together with a new urbanism brought about a sense of what the city might be; a rational, hygienic, symbolic and evident deployment of a...

  • Hélio Oiticica: Folding the Frame

    Irene Small
    2016

    Hélio Oiticica (1937–80) was one of the most brilliant Brazilian artists of the 1960s and 1970s. He was a forerunner of participatory art, and his melding of geometric abstraction and bodily engagement has influenced contemporary artists from Cildo Meireles and Ricardo Basbaum to Gabriel Orozco, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, and Olafur Eliasson...

  • Picturing

    Rachael Z. DeLue
    2016

    The history of American art is a history of objects, but it is also a history of ideas about how we create and consume these objects. As Picturing convincingly shows, the critical tradition in American art has given rise to profound thinking about the nature and capacity of images and formed responses to some of most pressing problems...

  • Ashes, Images, and Memories: The Presence of the War Dead in Fifth-Century Athens

    Nathan Arrington
    2015

    Ashes, Images, and Memories: The Presence of the War Dead in Fifth-Century Athens argues that the institution of public burial for the war dead and images of the deceased in civic and sacred spaces fundamentally changed how people conceived of military casualties. In a period characterized by war and the threat of civil strife, the...

  • Bad New Days: Art, Criticism, Emergency

    Hal Foster
    2015

    Bad New Days examines the evolution of art and criticism in Western Europe and North America over the last twenty-five years, exploring their dynamic relation to the general condition of emergency instilled by neoliberalism and the war on terror.

    Considering the work of artists such as Thomas Hirschhorn, Tacita Dean, and Isa...

  • Postcolonial Modernism: Art and Decolonization in Twentieth-Century Nigeria

    Chika Okeke-Agulu
    2015

    Postcolonial Modernism chronicles the emergence of artistic modernism in Nigeria in the heady years surrounding political independence in 1960, before the outbreak of civil war in 1967. Chika Okeke-Agulu traces the artistic, intellectual, and critical networks in several Nigerian cities. Zaria is particularly important, because it was...

  • Chigusa and the Art of Tea

    Andrew Watsky; Louise Allison Cort
    2014

    This innovative book narrates the history of a single object—a tea-leaf storage jar created in southern China during the 13th or 14th century—and describes how its role changed after it was imported to Japan and passed from owner to owner there. In Japan, where the jar was in constant use for more than seven hundred years, it was transformed...

  • Community and Identity in Ancient Egypt: The Old Kingdom Cemetery at Qubbet el-Hawa

    Deborah Vischak
    2014

    This book examines a group of twelve ancient Egyptian tombs (ca. 2300 BCE) in the elite Old Kingdom cemetery of Elephantine at Qubbet el-Hawa in modern Aswan. It develops an interdisciplinary approach to the material—drawing on methods from art history, archaeology, anthropology, and sociology, including agency theory, the role of style, the...

  • Rebuilding Anatolia after the Mongol Conquest: Islamic Architecture in the Lands of Rum, 1240–1330

    Patricia Blessing
    2014

    This book is a study of Islamic architecture in Anatolia following the Mongol conquest in 1243. Complex shifts in rule, movements of population, and cultural transformations took place that affected architecture on multiple levels. Beginning with the Mongol conquest of Anatolia, and ending with the demise of the Ilkhanid Empire, centered in...

  • Architecture & tradition académique au temps des Lumières

    Basile Baudez
    2013

    Dans le système des beaux-arts, l’architecture, en tant qu’art utile, a toujours occupé une place singulière. Issue des arts du dessin, elle côtoyait sur un pied d’égalité la peinture et la sculpture dans les premières académies fondées par les humanistes de la Renaissance. Ces institutions connurent leur âge d’or au...

  • Blind Field

    Irene V. Small; Tumelo Mosaka
    2013

    Brazil has long been called the “country of the future.” This book documents an exhibition that examines Brazil from the perspective of blindness as a critical category, a metaphor for the way in which the obstruction of perception can illuminate alternate modes of knowledge and experience. It features twenty emerging and mid-career artists...

  • The Divinization of Caesar and Augustus: Precedents, Consequences, Implications

    Michael Koortbojian
    2013

    This book examines the new institution of divinization that emerged as a political phenomenon at the end of the Roman Republic with the deification of Julius Caesar. Michael Koortbojian addresses the myriad problems related to Caesar’s, and subsequently Augustus’s, divinization, in a sequence of studies devoted to the complex character of the...

  • Junkspace with Running Room

    Hal Foster; Rem Koolhaas
    2013

    In Junkspace (2001), architect Rem Koolhaas itemized in delirious detail how our cities are being overwhelmed. His celebrated jeremiad is here updated and twinned with Running Room, a fresh response from architectural critic Hal Foster...“The manifesto is a modernist mode, one that looks to the future . . .  Junkspace...

  • Art Since 1900: Modernism · Antimodernism · Postmodernism

    Hal Foster; Rosalind Krauss; Yve-Alain Bois; Benjamin H.D. Buchloh; David Joselit
    2012

    Acclaimed as the definitive work on the subject, Art Since 1900 is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the complexities of art in the modern age. Conceived by four of the most influential art historians of our time, this extraordinary book has now been brought right up to date to include the latest developments in...

  • Fellow Men: Fantin-Latour and the Problem of the Group in Nineteenth-Century French Painting

    Bridget Alsdorf
    2012

    Focusing on the art of Henri Fantin-Latour (1836–1904) and his colleagues Gustave Courbet, Edgar Degas, Edouard Manet, Frédéric Bazille, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Fellow Men argues for the importance of the group as a defining subject of 19th-century French painting. Through close readings of some of the most ambitious paintings of...

  • The First Pop Age: Painting and Subjectivity in the Art of Hamilton, Lichtenstein, Warhol, Richter, and Ruscha

    Hal Foster
    2012

    Who branded painting in the Pop age more brazenly than Richard Hamilton, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Gerhard Richter, and Ed Ruscha? And who probed the Pop revolution in image and identity more intensely than they? In The First Pop Age, leading critic and historian Hal Foster presents an exciting new interpretation of Pop art...

  • The Steerage and Alfred Stieglitz

    Elizabeth Anne McCauley; Jason Francisco
    2012

    When, in 1907, Alfred Stieglitz took a simple picture of passengers on a ship bound for Europe, he could not have known that The Steerage, as it was soon called, would become a modernist icon and, from today’s vantage, arguably the most famous photograph made by an American photographer. In complementary essays, a photo historian and a...

  • The Art-Architecture Complex

    Hal Foster
    2011

    Hal Foster, author of the acclaimed Design and Crime, argues that a fusion of architecture and art is a defining feature of contemporary culture. He identifies a “global style” of architecture—as practiced by Norman Foster, Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano—analogous to the international style of Le Corbusier, Gropius and Mies.

    ...

  • Design and Crime (And Other Diatribes)

    Hal Foster
    2011

    In these diatribes on the marketing of culture and the branding of identity, the development of spectacle—architecture and the rise of global cities, Hal Foster surveys our new political economy of design. Written in a lively style, Design and Crime explores the historical relations of modern art and modern museum, the conceptual...

  • El Anatsui at the Clark

    Chika Okeke-Agulu
    2011

    The Ghanaian-born sculptor El Anatsui is one of the most significant artistic innovators of our time, merging personal, local, and global concerns in his visual creations. By weaving together discarded aluminum tops from Nigerian liquor bottles, Anatsui creates large-scale sculptures that demonstrate a fascinating interplay of color, shape, and...

  • 術、權力 消  中國 術史研究的一個面向

  • Arcimboldo: Visual Jokes, Natural History, and Still-life Painting

    Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann
    2010

    In Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s most famous paintings, grapes, fish, and even the beaks of birds form human hair. A pear stands in for a man’s chin. Citrus fruits sprout from a tree trunk that doubles as a neck. All sorts of natural phenomena come together on canvas and panel to assemble the strange heads and faces that constitute one of Renaissance...

  • Phyllis Galembo: Maske

    Chika Okeke-Agulu; Phyllis Galembo
    2010

    The clothes we wear invariably telegraph information about our identity, our place in society and the stories we wish to convey about ourselves. The fantastically colorful costumes specific to African and Caribbean rituals and celebrations go several steps further, transforming ordinary people into mythic figures and magicians, tricksters and...

  • Contemporary African Art Since 1980

    Chika Okeke-Agulu; Okwui Enwezor
    2009

    Contemporary African Art Since 1980 is the first major survey of the work of contemporary African artists from diverse situations, locations, and generations who work either in or outside of Africa, but whose practices engage and occupy the social and cultural complexities of the continent since the past 30 years. Its frame of analysis...

  • Landscape Theory

    Rachael Z. DeLue; James Elkins
    2008

    Artistic representations of landscape are studied widely in areas ranging from art history to geography to sociology, yet there has been little consensus about how to understand the relationship between landscape and art. This book brings together more than fifty scholars from these multiple disciplines to establish new ways of thinking about...

  • Contesting the Logic of Painting: Art and Understanding in Eleventh-Century Byzantium

    Charles Barber
    2007

    Studies of the icon in Byzantium have tended to focus on the iconoclastic era of the eighth- and ninth-centuries. This study shows that discussion of the icon was far from settled by this lengthy dispute. While the theory of the icon in Byzantium was governed by a logical understanding that had limited painting to the visible alone, the four...

  • Central European Drawings in the Collection of the Crocker Art Museum

    Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann
    2005

    Central European Drawings in the Collection of the Crocker Art Museum presents a survey of five centuries of draftsmanship from Central Europe. An interpretive and fully illustrated (with many illustrations in color) catalogue of one of the oldest public collections in the United States, it considers a wide variety of types of drawings...

  • George Inness and the Science of Landscape

    Rachael Z. DeLue
    2005

    George Inness (1825–94), long considered one of America’s greatest landscape painters, has yet to receive his full due from scholars and critics. A complicated artist and thinker, Inness painted stunningly beautiful, evocative views of the American countryside. Less interested in representing the details of a particular place than in rendering...

  • The Eloquent Artist: Essays on Art, Art Theory and Architecture, Sixteenth to Nineteenth Century

    Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann
    2004

    This volume presents a selection of studies written during the past decades by Professor DaCosta Kaufmann on a variety of topics concerning the history of painting, sculpture, art theory, collecting, and architecture. It includes several of his ground-breaking essays interpreting art at the Prague court of Rudolf II (1576–1612). However, the...

  • Gondola Days: Isabella Stewart Gardner and the Palazzo Barbaro Circle

    Elizabeth Anne McCauley; Rosella Mamoli Zorzi
    2004

    At the end of the 19th century, a remarkable group of artists, writers and patrons gathered regularly at the Palazzo Barbaro in Venice, Italy. While Venice had long attracted wealthy tourists from across Europe and America, a particularly rich expatriate culture flourished at this time. In the 1880s, Daniel and Ariana Curtis of Boston purchased...

  • Prosthetic Gods

    Hal Foster
    2004

    How to imagine not only a new art or architecture but a new self or subject equal to them? In Prosthetic Gods, Hal Foster explores this question through the works and writings of such key modernists as Gauguin and Picasso, F. T. Marinetti and Wyndham Lewis, Adolf Loos and Max Ernst. These diverse figures were all fascinated by fictions of...

  • Chikubushima: Deploying the Sacred Arts in Momoyama Japan

    Andrew Watsky
    2003

    Chikubushima, a sacred island north of the ancient capital of Kyoto, attracted the attention of Japan’s rulers in the Momoyama period (1568–1615) and became a repository of their art, including a lavishly decorated building dedicated to the worship of Benzaiten. In this meticulous and lucid study, Andrew Watsky keenly illustrates how private...

  • Figure and Likeness: On the Limits of Representation in Byzantine Iconoclasm

    Charles Barber
    2002

    Figure and Likeness presents a thought-provoking new account of Byzantine iconoclasm—the fundamental crisis in Christian visual representation during the 8th and 9th centuries that defined the terms of Christianity's relationship to the painted image. Charles Barber rejects the conventional means of analyzing this crisis, which seeks...

  • The Museum and the Photograph: Collecting Photography at the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1853–1900

    Elizabeth Anne McCauley; Mark Haworth-Booth
    1998

    Public art museums and photography developed at a comparable historic moment in the mid-19th century. No museum had a more interesting relationship with photography in that period than the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Known originally as the South Kensington Museum, the institution not only collected photographs as early as 1853 but...

  • The Return of the Real: The Avante-Garde at the End of the Century

    Hal Foster
    1996

    In The Return of the Real Hal Foster discusses the development of art and theory since 1960, and reorders the relation between prewar and postwar avant-gardes. Opposed to the assumption that contemporary art is somehow belated, he argues that the avant-garde returns to us from the future, repositioned by innovative practice in the...

  • Court, Cloister, and City: The Art and Culture of Central Europe, 1450–1800

    Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann
    1995

    The collapse of Communism in Central and Eastern Europe opened the doors to cultural treasures that for decades had been hidden, forgotten, or misinterpreted. Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann looks at Central Europe as a cultural entity while chronicling more than three hundred years of painting, sculpture, and architecture in Germany, Poland, the Czech...

  • Myth, Meaning, and Memory on Roman Sarcophagi

    Michael Koortbojian
    1995

    Michael Koortbojian brings a novel approach to his study of the role of Greek mythology in Roman funerary art. He looks at two myths—Aphrodite and Adonis and Selene and Endymion—not only with respect to their appearance on Roman sarcophagi, but also with regard to the myths' significance in the greater fabric of Roman life. Moving beyond the...

  • Industrial Madness: Commercial Photography in Paris, 1848–1871

    Elizabeth Anne McCauley
    1994

    In 1848 there were 13 commercial photographic studios in the city of Paris. By 1871 this number had expanded to almost 400. This book analyzes the origins of professional photography during the Second Empire and its transformation from a novel curiosity to a vital part of the urban environment. Drawing on extensive archival documentation,...

  • Compulsive Beauty

    Hal Foster
    1993

    Surrealism has long been seen as its founder, Andre Breton, wanted it to be seen: as a movement of love and liberation. In Compulsive Beauty, Foster reads surrealism from its other, darker side: as an art given over to the uncanny, to the compulsion to repeat and the drive toward death. Compulsive Beauty not only offers a...

  • The Mastery of Nature: Aspects of Art, Science, and Humanism in the Renaissance

    Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann
    1993

    Responding to ongoing debates over the role of humanism in the rise of empirical science, Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann explores the history of Renaissance art to help explain the complex beginnings of the "scientific revolution." In a rich collection of new and previously published essays addressing conceptions of the mastery of nature, he discusses...

  • Central European Drawings, 1680–1800: A Selection from American Collections

    Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann
    1989

    Central Europe occupies a prominent place in many realms of 18th-century culture. This volume is the catalogue of an exhibition of drawings, organized in 1989 by the Princeton University Art Museum, which presents some of the little-known accomplishments of artists from the region of present-day Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and parts of...

  • A. A. E. Disdéri and the Carte de Visite Portrait Photograph

    Elizabeth Anne McCauley
    1985

    In 1854 the young aspiring photographer A. A. E. Disdéri patented the carte de viste, a relatively inexpensive photograph the size of a traditional calling card. This invention marked the beginning of popular photography, the first step in the transformation of the medium from a unique recording of the world on a daguerrian plate into a...

  • Recodings: Art, Spectacle, Cultural Politics

    Hal Foster
    1985

    For the past few decades Hal Foster’s critical gaze has encompassed the increasingly complex machinery of the culture industry. His observations push the boundaries of cultural criticism to establish a vantage point from which the seemingly disparate agendas of artists, patrons, and critics have a telling coherence. Recodings has...

  • Drawings from the Holy Roman Empire, 1540–1680: A Selection from North American Collections

    Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann
    1982

    This volume is the catalogue of an exhibition organized by the Princeton University Art Museum, consisting of eighty-eight drawings by artists active in Central Europe during the neglected period following the age of the Old German Masters (Dürer, Holbein, and their contemporaries) and preceding that covered by Central European Drawings...