BOOKS RECEIVED: Arij Ouweneel, “Resilient Memories: Amerindian Cognitive Schemas in Latin American Art” (Ohio State UP, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Arij Ouweneel’s Resilient Memories: Amerindian Cognitive Schemas in Latin American Art takes a cognitive approach to the mediation of collective memory by works of art. In looking at cultural production of Amerindians—the transnational mnemonic… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Robert Flynn Johnson, “Contemplating Character: Portrait Drawings and Oil Sketches from Jacques-Louis David to Lucian Freud” (Wilsted and Taylor, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley CONTEMPLATING CHARACTER: Portrait Drawings and Oil Sketches from Jacques-Louis David to Lucian Freud explores the evolution of portraiture from the end of the 18th century until the present. In contrast to portraiture as the… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Aaron Kashtan, “Between Pen and Pixel: Comics, Materiality, and the Book of the Future” (Ohio State UP, 2018)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley In Between Pen and Pixel: Comics, Materiality, and the Book of the Future, Aaron Kashtan argues that paying attention to comics helps us understand the future of the book. Debates over the future of… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Kimberly Orcutt, “Power and Posterity: American Art at Philadelphia’s 1876 Centennial Exhibition” (Penn State UP, 2017)
: Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley A milestone in American cultural history, the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia was one of the most broadly shared, heavily attended, and thoroughly documented public experiences of the nineteenth century. Power and Posterity… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Jo Applin, Catherine Spencer, and Amy Tobin, eds., “London Art Worlds: Mobile, Contingent, and Ephemeral Networks, 1960-1980” (Penn State UP, 2017)
: Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley The essays in this collection explore the extraordinarily rich networks of international artists and art practices that emerged in and around London during the 1960s and 70s, a period that saw an explosion… Read More
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