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Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781984820389
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Published: One World - March 2nd, 2021

A ruthlessly honest, emotionally charged, and utterly original exploration of Asian American consciousness and the struggle to be human

"Brilliant . . . To read this book is to become more human."--Claudia Rankine, author of Citizen


Who Will Pay Reparations on My Soul?: Essays Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781631496486
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Published: Liveright - March 30th, 2021

"This is a very smart and soulful book. Jesse McCarthy is a terrific essayist." —Zadie Smith
New York Times • "New Books to Watch For in March"

A supremely talented young critic’s essays on race and culture, from Toni Morrison to trap, herald the arrival of a major new voice in American letters.


Fierce Poise: Helen Frankenthaler and 1950s New York Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525560180
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Published: Penguin Press - March 23rd, 2021

A dazzling biography of one of the twentieth century's most respected painters, Helen Frankenthaler, as she came of age as an artist in postwar New York


The History of Hentai Manga Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781634422536
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Published: FAKKU - April 27th, 2021

Pop Song: Adventures in Art & Intimacy Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781646220267
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Published: Catapult - May 4th, 2021

"A fresh, energetic voice with a brilliant mind to power it," brings readers an endlessly inventive, intimate, and provocative memoir-in-essays that celebrates the strange and exquisite state of falling in love--whether with a painting or a person--and interweaves incisive commentary on modern life, feminism, art and sex with the author's own experiences of obsession, heartbreak, and past tr


A History of Art History Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780691204765
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Published: Princeton University Press - March 2nd, 2021

An authoritative history of art history from its medieval origins to its modern predicaments


Art and Faith: A Theology of Making Cover Image
By Makoto Fujimura, N. T. Wright (Foreword by)
$26.00
ISBN: 9780300254143
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Published: Yale University Press - January 5th, 2021

From a world-renowned painter, an exploration of creativity’s quintessential—and often overlooked—role in the spiritual life

"Makoto Fujimura is the rare artist whose life has something of the same purifying and galvanizing force of his work.


Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?: 50th anniversary edition Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780500023846
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Published: Thames & Hudson - February 16th, 2021

The fiftieth anniversary edition of the essay that is now recognized as the first major work of feminist art theory—published together with author Linda Nochlin’s reflections three decades later.


In the Land of the Cyclops Cover Image
By Karl Ove Knausgaard, Martin Aitken (Translated by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781939810748
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Published: Archipelago - January 5th, 2021

From New York Times bestselling author Karl Ove Knausgaard comes a collection of ambitious, remarkably erudite essays on art, literature, culture, and philosophy.


In Another World: Notes 2014-2017 Cover Image
By Isabelle Graw, Daniel Spaulding (Translated by)
$29.95
ISBN: 9783956795367
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Published: Sternberg Press - February 2nd, 2021

Blending memoir and social critique, elegantly written essays explore a world that feels different, from Brexit and Trump to #MeToo and the death of parents.

This book merges memoir and social critique in an original fashion. By combining personal observations with a general systemic analysis, it seeks to propose a new genre of writing.


Medium Design: Knowing How to Work on the World Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781788739320
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Published: Verso - January 19th, 2021

How to Design the World: Working Without Solutions


Contemporary Art: A Very Short Introduction Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9780198826620
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - February 1st, 2021

Contemporary art has never been so popular - but the art world is changing. In a landscape of increasing globalization there is growing interest in questions over the nature of contemporary art today, and the identity of who is controlling its future.


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