Art and Photography Picks!

 

Our favorite Art and Photography books!

 

 

Warhol and the West Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780520303942
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Published: University of California Press - August 27th, 2019

Even ardent fans of Andy Warhol (1928–1987) may be surprised to learn that the artist created a significant body of western work. In fact, Warhol was drawn to the lore and lure of the American West throughout his life.


We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85: A Sourcebook Cover Image
By Catherine Morris (Editor), Rujeko Hockley (Editor)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780872731837
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Published: Duke University Press - April 21st, 2017

A landmark exhibition on display at the Brooklyn Museum from April 21 through September 17, 2017, We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85 examines the political, social, cultural, and aesthetic priorities of women of color during the emergence of second-wave feminism.


The Detroit Printing Co-Op: The Politics of the Joy of Printing Cover Image
By Danielle Aubert (Editor)
$29.95
ISBN: 9781941753255
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Published: Inventory Press - November 19th, 2019

A timely exploration of political organizing, publishing, design and distribution in 1970s Detroit


In Montparnasse: The Emergence of Surrealism in Paris, from Duchamp to Dalí Cover Image
By Sue Roe
$30.00
ISBN: 9781101981177
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Published: Penguin Press - August 20th, 2019

"Describes with plenty of colour how surrealism, from Rene Magritte's bowler hats to Salvador Dali's watches, was born and developed." - The Times (UK)

As she did for the Modernists In Montmartre, noted art historian and biographer Sue Roe now tells the story of the Surrealists in Montparnasse.


Black Lives 1900: W.E.B. Du Bois at the Paris Exposition Cover Image
By W. E. B. Du Bois, Jacqueline Francis (Introduction by), Stephen G. Hall (Introduction by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781942884538
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Published: Redstone Press - October 29th, 2019

How W.E.B. Du Bois combined photographs and infographics to communicate the everyday realities of Black lives and the inequities of race in America


EDO Ball: The Art of Basketball Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9781584237150
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Published: Gingko Press - December 18th, 2018

A captivating work of cultural blending unlike anything created prior, Andrew Archer's Edo Ball must be seen to be believed. This series of paintings seamlessly fuses contemporary basketball imagery with Edo-period Japanese art and culture, with captivating results.


Queer Holdings: A Survey of the Leslie-Lohman Museum Collection Cover Image
By Gonzalo Casals (Editor), Noam Parness (Editor)
$39.95
ISBN: 9783777431932
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Published: Hirmer Publishers - July 9th, 2019

The collecting origins of the Leslie-Lohman Museum, New York—the only museum dedicated to preserving and fostering LGBTQ art—can be traced to 1969, when its founders hosted their first “homosexual art fair” in New York.


Cimarron: Freedom and Masquerade Cover Image
By Charles Freger, Ishmael Reed (Foreword by)
$40.00
ISBN: 9780500022467
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Published: Thames & Hudson - May 7th, 2019

This series of extraordinary photographic portraits by Charles Fréger brings to life the vivid costumes used in festivals by the descendants of African slaves in America.


Vineyards: Photographs by Fred Lyon (beautiful photographs taken over seventy years of visiting vineyards around the world) Cover Image
By Fred Lyon, Nion McEvoy (Foreword by)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781616898489
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - November 5th, 2019

As a budding photographer and oenophile in the 1940s, Fred Lyon surveyed the wine photography of the day and thought, "I can do better than that!" What followed was a seven-decade adventure that took him to the world's great wine regions—to French châteaux, the verdant slopes of Chile, and the picturesque wineries of Italy, Greece, Portugal, and beyond — always returning to the b


Art of Feminism: Images that Shaped the Fight for Equality, 1857-2017 (Art History Books, Feminist Books, Photography Gifts for Women, Women in History Books) Cover Image
By Helena Reckitt (Editor), Lucinda Gosling (Text by), Hilary Robinson (Text by), Amy Tobin (Text by), Maria Balshaw (Preface by), Xabier Arakistain (Foreword by)
$45.00
ISBN: 9781452169927
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 23rd, 2018

"The sheer heft of lavishly produced images will be indispensable to scholars, critics, and artists."Art Monthly


The Devil: A Visual History Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9782374951171
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Published: Cernunnos - October 22nd, 2019

Notes and Methods Cover Image
By Hilma af Klint, Iris Müller-Westermann (Introduction by), Iris Müller-Westermann (Commentaries by), Christine Burgin (Editor)
$45.00
ISBN: 9780226591933
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Published: University of Chicago Press - September 25th, 2018

At the turn of the twentieth century, Swedish artist Hilma af Klint (1862–1944) created a body of work that left visible reality behind, exploring the radical possibilities of abstraction years before Vasily Kandinsky, Kazimir Malevich, or Piet Mondrian. Many consider her the first trained artist to create abstract paintings.


Revolution in Black and White: Photographs of the Civil Rights Era by Ernest Withers Cover Image
$49.95
ISBN: 9780991541843
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Published: Cityfiles Press - November 15th, 2019

Ernest C. Withers was one of the most prominent African-American photographers of the civil rights era. During the course of his work, he took thousands photographs that document the civil rights movement--from the Emmett Till trial in 1955 to the assassination of Martin Luther King in 1968.


Golden Prospects: Daguerreotypes of the California Gold Rush Cover Image
By Jane L. Aspinwall, Keith F. Davis (Contributions by)
$50.00
ISBN: 9780300246216
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Published: Nelson Atkins - October 15th, 2019

A fresh, comprehensive, and critical look at the California gold rush through the lens of the daguerreotype camera

The California gold rush was the first major event in American history to be documented in depth by photography.


When I Remember I See Red: American Indian Art and Activism in California Cover Image
By Frank LaPena (Editor), Mark Dean Johnson (Editor), Kristina Perea Gilmore (Other primary creator), Edmund Jerry G. Brown, Jr. (Foreword by)
$50.00
ISBN: 9780520300811
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Published: University of California Press - October 20th, 2019

When I Remember I See Red: American Indian Art and Activism in California features contemporary art by First Californians and other American Indian artists with strong ties to the state. Spanning the past five decades, the exhibition includes more than sixty-five works in various media, from painting, sculpture, prints, and photography, to installation and video.


Maestrapeace: San Francisco's Monumental Feminist Mural Cover Image
$55.00
ISBN: 9781597144834
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Published: Heyday Books - September 3rd, 2019

Twenty-nineteen marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of Maestrapeace, the monumental and fabulously detailed mural that adorns two sides of the Women's Building in San Francisco's Mission neighborhood. Weaving in myriad female figures, historical and sacred, this public art work highlights women's accomplishments across time and continents, and envisions a world healed of injustices.


Great Women Artists Cover Image
$59.95
ISBN: 9780714878775
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Published: Phaidon Press - October 2nd, 2019

Five centuries of fascinating female creativity presented in more than 400 compelling artworks and one comprehensive volume