In his new book, Botanical Icons: Critical Practices of Illustration in the Premodern Mediterranean, Andrew Griebeler traces the history of botanical illustration in the Mediterranean
In her new book, The God Behind the Marble, Alice Goff relates a history of Germans’ attempts to transform society through art in an age
This year, the University of Chicago Press is publishing new editions of two stunning photography collections by famed American photographer W. Eugene Smith. We sat
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
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