Panel painters in both the middle ages and the fifteenth century created works that evoke the luster of precious stones, the sheen of polished gold
In her new book, Atmospheres of Projection: Environmentality in Art and Screen Media, Giuliana Bruno brings together cultural history, visual studies, and media archaeology to
This month, we’re highlighting a new book by Peter Probst that dives into the invention and development of African art as an art historical category.
The great artist and teacher Josef Albers helped shape the Bauhaus school in Germany, established art and design programs and Yale University and the Black
Read an Excerpt from our #ReadUCP Book Club Pick “The Contested Crown: Repatriation Politics between Europe and Mexico”
Our #ReadUCP Twitter Book Club is back! This March we are reading The Contested Crown: Repatriation Politics between Europe and Mexico by Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll.
The Abakanowicz Arts and Culture Charitable Foundation has awarded the University of Chicago Press a generous gift to establish a book series that reflects the
America is haunted, marked by a violent history that is an inescapable and unsettled part of the nation’s heritage. A new exhibition and catalog, Supernatural
Polymath artist David Wojnarowicz blazed a singular trail through the New York avant-garde from the 1970s until his untimely death in 1992. His incendiary and
Louise Rogers Lalaurie’s Matisse: The Books is a lavishly illustrated exploration of Henri Matisse’s livres d’artiste, or “artist’s books,” that brings new clarity to the
As we continue to shelter at home and stay safe during the current pandemic, many of our days are occupied by the routines of cooking,