Recent Books in the Arts; (April-June 2008).


ADAMSON, GI. E N N. Thinking through Graft. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. 224 pp.; 8 color ills.; 50 b/w ills. Paper $29.95 (1845206479)

AGRAVWL, KANU, MELANIE DOMINO, EDWARD RIGHARDSON, AND BRAD WALTERS, EDS. Perspecta 39: "Re_Urbanism: Transforming Capitals": The Yale Architectural Journal. Gambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2007. 160 pp.; 140 ills. Paper $20.00 (9780262511995)

AHL., DIANE COLE. Fra Angelico. New York: Phaidon, 2008. 240 pp; 150 color ills.; 25 b/w ills. Cloth $39.95 (97807148303)

ALFOLDY, SANDRA, AND JANICE HELLAND. Graft, Space and Interior Design, 1855--2005. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2008. 244 pp.; 48 b/w ills. Cloth $99.95 (9780754657064)

ALLARD, SEBASTIEN, ROBERT ROSENBLUM, GUILHEM SGHERF, AND MARYANNE STEVENS. Portraits publics, portraits prives 1770-1830. Exh. cat. Paris: Reunion des Musees Nationaux, 2006. 383 pp.; 220 color illus; 19 b/2 ills. Paper [euro] 45.00 (2711850315)

ARMIJOS, SAMUEL J. Fabric Architecture: Creative Resources for Shade, Signage, and Shelter. New York: W. w. Norton, 2008. 272 pp. Cloth $75.00 (9780393732368)

BAHRANI, ZAINAB. Riutuals of War: The Body and Violence in Mesopotamia. Brooklyn, N.Y.: Zone Books, 2008. 276 pp.; 38 b/w ills. Cloth $32.95 (9781890951849)

BARBASH, ILISA, AND LUCIEN TAYLOR, EDS. The Cinema of Robert Cardnerj. New York: Berg Publishers, 2008. 264 pp.; 52 b/w ills. Paper $34.95 (9781845207748)

BARKER, SCOTT GRANT, AND JANE MYERS. Intimate Modernism: Forth Worth Circle Artists in the 1940s. Exh. cat. Fort Worth, Tex.: Amon Carter Museum, 2008. 208 pp.; 132 cloth $39.95 (9780883601037)

BARON, LYNNE PAULS. F. Luis Mora: American's First Hispanic Master (1874-1940). Madison, Conn.: Flak Art Reference, 2008. 344 pp.; 175 color ills.; 175 b/w ills. Cloth $79.95 (9780932087620)

BATCHELOR, DAVID, ED. Colour. London: Whitechapel; Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2008. 240 pp. Paper $22.95 (9780262524810)

BENJAMIN, WALTER. The Work of Art in the Age of Its Technological Reproducibility, and Other Writings on Media,. Eds. Michael W. Jennings, Brigid Doherty, and Thomas Y. Levin; trans. Edmund Jephcott, Rodney Livingstone, and Howaed Eiland. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2008. 426 pp.; 22 b/w ills. Paper $18.95 (9780674024458)

BENNETT, SHELLEY M., AND CAROLYN SARGENTSON, EDS. French Art of the Eighteenth Century at the Huntington. San Marino, Calif.: The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008. 560 pp.; 250 color ills.; 200 b/w ills. Cloth $125.00 (9780300135947)

BEVAN, ANDREW. Stone Vessels and Values in the Bronze Age Mediterranean. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. 310 pp.; Many b/w ills. Cloth $95.00 (9780521880800))

BIANCO, JULIETTE, DAVID CATEFORIS, ELEANOR HEARTNEY, ALLEN HOCKLEY, AND BRIAN KENNEDY. Wenda Gu at Dart mouth: The Art of Installation. Hanover, N.H.: Hood Museum of Art, 2008. 160 pp.; 100 color ills. Paper $35.00 (1584657073)

BIRD, MICHAEL. The St Ives Artists: A Biography of Place and Time. Aldershot, U.K.: Lund Humphries, 2008. 192 pp.; 22 b/w ills. Paper [pounds sterling]19.99 (9780853319566)

BJERRE, HENRIK. Frames: State of the Art. Copenhagen: Statens Museum for Kunst, 2008. 248 pp.; 250 color ills. Cloth DKK 299.00 (9788792023117)

BLANCIAK, FRANCOIS. SITELESS: 1001 Building Forms. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2008. 128 pp.; 1006 ills. Paper $14.95 (9780262026307)

BOHAN, PETER, AND PHILIP HAMMER SLOUGH. Early Connecticut Silver, 1700-1840. Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 2008. 316 pp.; 648 b/w ills. Paper $34.95 (9780819568489)

BOIME, ALBERT. Art in an Age of Civil Struggle, 1848-1871. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008. 784 pp.; 385 b/w ills. Cloth $65.00 (9780226063287)

BOIME, ALBERT. Revelation of Modernism: Responses to Cultural Crises in Fin de Siecle Painting. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2008. 304 pp.; 8 color ills.; 77 b/w ills. Cloth $54.95 (9780826217806)

BOLTON, ANDREW. Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy. Exh; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008 160 pp.; 285 color ills. Cloth $50.00 (9780300136708)

BONDIL, NATHALIE, ED. !Cuba! Art and History form 1868 to Today. Exh. cat. New York: Prestel, 2008. 424 pp.; 400 color ills.; 200 b/w ills. Cloth $85.00 (9783791340197)

BONDS, ALEXANDRA B. Beijing Opera Costumes: The Visual Communication of Character and Culture. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2008. 376 pp.; 254 color ills.; 23 b/w ills. Cloth $50.00 (9780824829568)

BOWRON, EDGAR PETERS, AND PETER BJORN KERBER. Pompeo Batoni. New Haven: Yale University Press; Houston: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2007. 240 pp.; 152 color ills. Cloth $60.00 (9780300126808)

BRAIDA, ANTONELLA, AND LUISA CALE, Dante on View: The Reception of Dante in the Visual and Performing Arts. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2007. 244 pp.; 21 b/w ills. Cloth $99.95 (9780754658962)

BRUNO, GIULIANA. Public Intimacy: Architecture and the Visual Arts. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2007. 280 pp.; 50 ills. Paper $22.95 (9780262524650)

BURKE, JILL, AND MICHAEL BURY, EDS. Art and Identity in Early Modern Rome. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate, 2008. 308 pp.; 35 b/w ills. Cloth [pounds sterling]60.00 (9780754656906)

BURKS, JEAN M., ED. Shaker Design: Out of This World. Exh. Cat. New York: Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and culture in association with Yale University Press, 2008. 320 pp.; 180 color ills.; 12 b/w ills. Cloth $80.00 (9780300137286)

BUSBEA, LARRY. Topologies: The Urban Utopia in France, 1960-1970. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2007. 320 pp.; 137 ills. Cloth $24.95 (9780262026116)

BUSH, ANDREW. Andrew Bush: Drive. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008. 146 pp.; 70 color ills. Cloth $65.00 (9780300136487)

BUTLER, RUTH. Hidden in the Shadow of the Master: The Model-Wives of Cezanne, Monet, and Rodin. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008. 376 pp.; 1 color ills.; 59 b/w ills. Cloth $35.00 (9780300126242)

CADWELL, MICHAEL, Strange Details. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2007. 176 pp.: ills. Paper $19.95 (9780262532914)

CAHUN, CLAUDE. Disavowels. Trans. Susan de Muth. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press. 2008. 256 pp. Paper $29.95 (9780262533034)

CANDELARIA, LORENZO. The Rosary Cantoral: Ritual and Social Design in a Chantbook from Early Renaissance Toledo. Rochester, NY.: University of Rochester Press, 2008. 222 pp.: 30b/wills. Cloth $55.00 (9781580462951)

CAROLL, MARGARET D. Painting and Politics in Northern Europe: Van Eyckm Bruegel, Rubens, and Their Contemporaries. University Park: Pennyslvania State University Press, 2008. 328 pp.: 24 color ills.: 174b/wills. Cloth $75.00 (9780271029542)

CERIZZA, LUGA. Alighiero e Boetti: Mappa. London: Afterall Books, 2008. 112 pp.: 10 color ills.: 7 b/w ills. Paper $16.00 (9781846380273)

CHARNON-DEUTSCH, I.OU. Hold That Pose: Visual Culture in the Late Nineteenth-Century Spanish Periodical. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2008. 208 pp.; 89 b-w ills. Cloth $50.00 (9780271032030)

CHEDEAU, CATHERINE, AND SOPHIE JU-GIE. Le Palais des Dues el des Etats de Bourgogne. Paris: Editions du Patrimoine, 2008. 87 pp.; Many color ills.; few b/w ills. Paper [euro]7.00 (9782858229703)

CHU, PETRA TEN-DOESSCHATE, AND LAURINDA S. DIXON, EDS. Twenty-First-Century Art: Essays in Honor of Gabriel P. Weisberg. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2008. 287 pp.: Many b/w ills. Cloth $45.00 (9780874130119)

CLAUSSEN, PETER CORNELIUS, DANELA MONDINI, AND DARKO SENEKOVIC. Die Kirchen der Stadt Rom im Mittlelatter 1050-1300: S. Giovanni in Laterano. Stuggart: Franz Steiner Verlag. 2008. 431 pp.; 255 ills. Cloth [euro]105.00 (9783515090735)

COFFIN, DAVID R. Magnificant Buildings, Splendid Gardens. Ed. Vanessa Bezemer Sellers. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008. 320 pp.; 182 b/w ills. Paper $39.50 (9780691136776)

COHEN, AARON J. Imagining the Unimaginable: World War, Modern Art, and the Politics of Public Culture in Russia. 1914-1917. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. 2008. 304 pp.; 24 b/w ills. Cloth $45.00 (9780803215474)

COLEMAN, ROBERT RANDOLF, AND BABETTE BOHN. The Art of Disegno: Italian Prints and Drawings from the Georgia Museum of Art, Athens: Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, 2008. 160 pp.; many...

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