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Congratulations to our CAA award winners:


  • Robert Cozzolino, ed. Supernatural America: The Paranormal in American Art


  • Wu Hung

And welcome to our virtual exhibit for the College Art Association!

All of the books listed here are available to you at the meeting discount of 40% off list price plus free shipping. Click on the buy buttons below and use the promotional code EX56999 in the shopping cart to get 40% off physical books.*

Our art books bring a critical edge to art history and practice and to the disciplines and fields they engage, from media to race studies to politics.  Among the many exciting new books on the horizon are Annie Bourneuf’s Behind the Angel of History: The “Angelus Novus” and Its Interleaf; David Getsy’s Queer Behavior: Scott Burton and Performance Art; Giuliana Bruno’s Atmospheres of Projection: Environmentality in Art and Screen Media; George Baker’s Lateness and Longing: on the Afterlife of Photography; and, last but not least, a colorful memoir by the first female gallerist in Paris, Berthe Weill (Pow! Right in the Eye).

Our exhibit order form is also available in PDF format. You may also print out the form and mail it to us. 

Books in this field are acquired by Susan Bielstein.

We also welcome you to browse our Journals Division’s virtual exhibit for CAA 2022. Enjoy a selection of free articles and a 20% discount on most subscriptions with code UCPJ20.** We are honored to welcome two new journals: Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal and Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes. Also included are journals from the Smithsonian American Art Museumthe Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry, the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, Inc., the Bard Graduate Center, and the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

*This offer is valid until April 19, 2022. For titles where paperback and cloth versions are available, the discount only applies to the paperback. 

**Discounts may not apply to all membership journals. Postage may apply to journal subscriptions with a print component. Taxes apply. Visit the journal home pages for more information.

The Chicago Booth at CAA

Featured Books

Pow! Right in the Eye!

Thirty Years behind the Scenes of Modern French Painting

Berthe Weill

Harold Rosenberg

A Critic‘s Life

Debra Bricker Balken

Inventing the Alphabet

The Origins of Letters from Antiquity to the Present

Johanna Drucker

Sound Writing

Experimental Modernism and the Poetics of Articulation

Tobias Wilke

From Lived Experience to the Written Word

Reconstructing Practical Knowledge in the Early Modern World

Pamela H. Smith

Queer Behavior

Scott Burton and Performance Art

David J. Getsy

Behind the Angel of History

The "Angelus Novus" and Its Interleaf

Annie Bourneuf

The Contested Crown

Repatriation Politics between Europe and Mexico

Khadija von Zinnenburg Carroll

Value in Art

Manet and the Slave Trade

Henry M. Sayre


Selected Essays

Leo Steinberg

Essential Desires

Contemporary Art in Thailand

Brian Curtin

Painting with Demons

The Art of Gerolamo Savoldo

Michael Fried


A Compendium of Obsolete Objects

Barbara Penner

Concrete Poetry

A 21st-Century Anthology

Nancy Perloff

The Infinite

Phoebe Greenberg

An Incomplete Archive of Activist Art

The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation

Anjuli Nanda Diamond

Shahzia Sikander

Extraordinary Realities

Sadia Abbas

Land Art of the 21st Century

Land Art Generator Initiative at Fly Ranch

Elizabeth Monoian

Paula Modersohn-Becker

Ingrid Pfeiffer


UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Shikha Jain

The Aesthetics of Marble

From Late Antiquity to the Present

Dario Gamboni

Jacobus Vrel

Looking for Clues of an Enigmatic Painter

Quentin Buvelot


Five Millennia of Art and Culture

Ute Franke

Sesson Shukei

A Zen Monk-Painter in Medieval Japan

Frank Feltens

The Black Index

Bridget R. Cooks

Florine Stettheimer

A Biography

Barbara Bloemink

Rachel Owen

Illustrations for Dante’s “Inferno”

David Bowe

Belonging and Betrayal

How Jews Made the Art World Modern

Charles Dellheim

How to Teach Art?

Artur Zmijewski

Art and Trousers

Tradition and Modernity in Contemporary Asian Art

David Elliott

Medieval Bologna

Art for a University City

Trinita Kennedy

Lee Miller

Fashion in Wartime Britain

Robin Muir

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