Book Sale: Art History

Virtual presence for attendees and those interested in the 2023 annual meeting of the College Art Association. Books on sale, info on University of Minnesota Press, and more.

40% OFF BOOKS

All books below are 40% off using code MNCAA23. Code expires April 1, 2023.

BROWSE BOOKS:

ART HISTORY   //    ARCHITECTURE    //    VISUAL CULTURE    //    DESIGN

THEORY   //    PHILOSOPHY    //    ENVIRONMENT    //    MEDIA AND FILM

DRAMA AND PERFORMANCE   //    MUSIC    //    PHOTOGRAPHY

MUSEUM STUDIES   //    LITERATURE

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Fantasies of Precision: American Modern Art, 1908–1947 Fantasies of Precision American Modern Art, 1908–1947 Ashley Lazevnick 2023 Spring
Redefining the artistic movement that helped shape American modernism
Nothing Permanent: Modern Architecture in California Nothing Permanent Modern Architecture in California Todd Cronan 2023 Spring
A critical look at the competing motivations behind one of modern architecture’s most widely known and misunderstood movements
Inside the Spiral: The Passions of Robert Smithson Inside the Spiral The Passions of Robert Smithson Suzaan Boettger 2022 Fall
An expansive and revelatory study of Robert Smithson’s life and the hidden influences on his iconic creations
Latin Art in Minnesota: Conversations and What’s Next Latin Art in Minnesota Conversations and What’s Next William G. Franklin, Editor 2023 Spring
A richly illustrated and personal presentation of the lives and careers of twelve Latin American artists in Minnesota
From Lapland to Sápmi: Collecting and Returning Sámi Craft and Culture From Lapland to Sápmi Collecting and Returning Sámi Craft and Culture Barbara Sjoholm 2023 Spring
A cultural history of Sápmi and the Nordic countries as told through objects and artifacts
A Theory of Assembly: From Museums to Memes A Theory of Assembly From Museums to Memes Kyle Parry 2022 Fall
A vital reckoning with how we understand the basic categories of cultural expression in the digital era
Italian Political Cinema: Figures of the Long ’68 Italian Political Cinema Figures of the Long ’68 Mauro Resmini 2022 Fall
An exploration of how film has made legible the Italian long ’68 as a moment of crisis and transition
Arte Programmata: Freedom, Control, and the Computer in 1960s Italy Arte Programmata Freedom, Control, and the Computer in 1960s Italy Lindsay Caplan 2022 Fall
Tracing the evolution of the Italian avant-garde’s pioneering experiments with art and technology and their subversion of freedom and control
By the Fire: Sami Folktales and Legends By the Fire Sami Folktales and Legends Emilie Demant Hatt 2022 Fall
The first English publication of Sami folktales from Scandinavia collected and illustrated in the early twentieth century
Tsuchi: Earthy Materials in Contemporary Japanese Art Tsuchi Earthy Materials in Contemporary Japanese Art Bert Winther-Tamaki 2022 Spring
An examination of Japanese contemporary art through the lens of ecocriticism and environmental history
The Owls Are Not What They Seem: Artist as Ethologist The Owls Are Not What They Seem Artist as Ethologist Arnaud Gerspacher 2022 Fall
Toward a posthumanist art and ethology
Robert Heinecken and the Art of Appropriation Robert Heinecken and the Art of Appropriation Matthew Biro 2022 Spring
The first comprehensive study of the artist Robert Heinecken and his critical views on the culture of mass media
Envisioning Evil: “The Nazi Drawings” by Mauricio Lasansky Envisioning Evil “The Nazi Drawings” by Mauricio Lasansky Rachel McGarry 2021 Fall
The definitive study of this powerful series of drawings by the influential artist
The Speculative City: Art, Real Estate, and the Making of Global Los Angeles The Speculative City Art, Real Estate, and the Making of Global Los Angeles Susanna Phillips Newbury 2021 Spring
A forensic examination of the mutual relationship between art and real estate in a transforming Los Angeles
Discomfort Food: The Culinary Imagination in Late Nineteenth-Century French Art Discomfort Food The Culinary Imagination in Late Nineteenth-Century French Art Marni Reva Kessler 2021 Spring
An intricate and provocative journey through nineteenth-century depictions of food and the often uncomfortable feelings they evoke
The Future History of Contemporary Chinese Art The Future History of Contemporary Chinese Art Peggy Wang 2021 Spring
A revelatory reclaiming of five iconic Chinese artists and their place in art history
Pulses of Abstraction: Episodes from a History of Animation Pulses of Abstraction Episodes from a History of Animation Andrew R. Johnston 2020 Fall
Reshapes the history of abstract animation and its importance to computer imagery and cinema
Blackness in Morocco: Gnawa Identity through Music and Visual Culture Blackness in Morocco Gnawa Identity through Music and Visual Culture Cynthia J. Becker 2020 Fall
A groundbreaking study of Blackness in Morocco through the lens of visual representation
Documents of Doubt: The Photographic Conditions of Conceptual Art Documents of Doubt The Photographic Conditions of Conceptual Art Heather Diack 2020 Spring
A major reassessment of photography’s pivotal role in 1960s conceptual art
Museums Inside Out: Artist Collaborations and New Exhibition Ecologies Museums Inside Out Artist Collaborations and New Exhibition Ecologies Mark W. Rectanus 2020 Spring
An ambitious study of what it means to be a museum in the twenty-first century
Schizogenesis: The Art of Rosemarie Trockel Schizogenesis The Art of Rosemarie Trockel Katherine Guinness 2019 Fall
A deep analysis of an enigmatic artist whose oeuvre opens new spaces for understanding feminism, the body, and identity
Sound, Image, Silence: Art and the Aural Imagination in the Atlantic World Sound, Image, Silence Art and the Aural Imagination in the Atlantic World Michael Gaudio 2019 Fall
A visionary new approach to the Americas during the age of colonization, made by engaging with the aural aspects of supposedly “silent” images
Discourse, Figure Discourse, Figure Jean-François Lyotard 2020 Spring
Lyotard’s earliest major work, available in English for the first time
Vital Forms: Biological Art, Architecture, and the Dependencies of Life Vital Forms Biological Art, Architecture, and the Dependencies of Life Jennifer Johung 2019 Fall
Shows how the intersection of biotech, art, and architecture are transforming the world we live in
Architectures of the Unforeseen: Essays in the Occurrent Arts Architectures of the Unforeseen Essays in the Occurrent Arts Brian Massumi 2019 Spring
A beautifully written study of three pioneering artists, entwining their work and our understanding of creativity
Nazi Exhibition Design and Modernism Nazi Exhibition Design and Modernism Michael Tymkiw 2018 Spring
A new and challenging perspective on Nazi exhibition design
Four Metaphors of Modernism: From Der Sturm to the Société Anonyme Four Metaphors of Modernism From Der Sturm to the Société Anonyme Jenny Anger 2018 Spring
Exploring the significance of metaphor in modern art
The Truth Is Always Grey: A History of Modernist Painting The Truth Is Always Grey A History of Modernist Painting Frances Guerin 2018 Spring
Changing how we look at and think about the color grey
Contemporary Korean Art: Tansaekhwa and the Urgency of Method Contemporary Korean Art Tansaekhwa and the Urgency of Method Joan Kee 2013 Spring
The first in-depth examination in English of twentieth-century Korea’s most important artistic movement
String, Felt, Thread: The Hierarchy of Art and Craft in American Art String, Felt, Thread The Hierarchy of Art and Craft in American Art Elissa Auther 2009 Fall
A beautifully illustrated history of the use of fiber in the American art world in the postwar era