James Gardner retells and retraces the evolution of one of the world’s most complex architectural palimpsests with elegance, economy, and wit.
The Getty Museum has decided to publish a book Off the Walls to be released in the US on September 22.
Horace Pippin’s New Medium
An excerpt from a new book on the self-taught African American artist discusses his first painting
A photo excerpt from the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s new book on the homes of artists takes us into the studios where they worked
On Books: Becoming America: Highlights from the Jonathan and Karin Fielding Collection of Folk Art
For those who know and love the same kind of art as the Fieldings, but can’t make it to the Huntington, a new book about their collection should go some way toward satisfying your interest
The Unexpected Art of Mary Sully
A new book examines the singular work of an American Indian modernist.
An excerpt from Fringe, Frog, and Tassel: The Art of the Trimmings-Maker in Interior Decoration in Britain and Ireland.
On Books: An Atlas of Geographical Wonders
Anyone who wants to understand the origins of the modern infographic will be thrilled to discover a new compendium from Princeton Architectural Press
Encounters with Whistler, Waifs, and Kaiser Wilhelm
The painter Mary Rogers Williams, a baker’s daughter from Hartford, Connecticut, may be the only nineteenth-century woman artist whose thoughts and feelings are almost fully known.
All Fired Up
Best known for her electroplated metal sculptures embellished with richly colored enamels, June Schwarcz produced an extensive body of work in her sixty-year career that, while linked to long-standing vessel-making traditions, defied convention.