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Art, Media, and Design

The latest University of Chicago Press catalog in Art, Media, and Design is available on this page in PDF form and as a hyperlinked list. The list below includes new titles published or announced since the printed catalog appeared. Please note that some of these titles are scheduled for release more than six months in the future. Unpublished titles can be ordered now; your credit card will not be charged for those titles until the books actually ship.

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The acquiring editor at the University of Chicago Press for this subject is Susan Bielstein.

Featured Books

Here, Now

Indigenous Arts of North America at the Denver Art Museum

John P. Lukavic

Supernatural America

The Paranormal in American Art

Robert Cozzolino

Pow! Right in the Eye!

Thirty Years behind the Scenes of Modern French Painting

Berthe Weill

Inventing the Alphabet

The Origins of Letters from Antiquity to the Present

Johanna Drucker

Queer Behavior

Scott Burton and Performance Art

David J. Getsy

Black Paper

Writing in a Dark Time

Teju Cole

Atmospheres of Projection

Environmentality in Art and Screen Media

Giuliana Bruno

Catalog Titles

Art History

    Kirchner and Nolde
    Shahzia Sikander
    The Eye of the Poet
    Florine Stettheimer
    Harold Rosenberg
    Folklore & Avant-garde
    Meret Oppenheim Enigmas
    Thomas Cole’s Studio
    Florine Stettheimer
    Behind the Angel of History
    The Book of Looms
    Henri Matisse
    Ai Weiwei
    Children of Mercury
    Modern Art and the Remaking of Human Disposition
    Jacobus Vrel
    Paul Klee—Ad Parnassum
    We Haven’t Seen Each Other For So Long
    Leaping the Dragon Gate
    The Contested Crown
    Tamara Kostianovsky
    Mina Loy
    Objects in Air
    Musical Migration and Imperial New York
    Supernatural America
    Oscar Muñoz
    Thought Experiments
    Belonging and Betrayal
    Silent Rebels
    Spiritual Moderns
    Painting in the 1980s
    Bourdichon’s "Boston Hours"
    Titian, the Della Rovere Dynasty & His Portrait of Guidobaldo II and his Son
    Landscapes of Extraction
    Sesson Shukei
    More than Ordinary
    Patronage and Devotion
    Käthe Kollwitz
    The Jewish Decadence
    Non-Literary Fiction
    Marcel Odenbach
    Gothic Spirit
    Tammam Azzam
    Chakaia Booker
    Paulo Nazareth
    The Naked Truth
    Queer Behavior
    Nicolás De Jesús
    Philip Grözinger
    The Art of Experiment
    The Lill Tschudi
    Ruling Culture
    The Pensive Image
    Leif Trenkler
    Phyllida Barlow
    The Art of Ruskin and the Spirit of Place
    Speaking East
    Audubon at Sea
    Ernst Ludwig Kirchner and the Grandeur of Mountains
    Accounts and Drawings from Underground
    Distant Early Warning
    Edward Hopper
    Sophie Taeuber-Arp’s Letters to Annie and Oskar Müller-Widmann
    Jacoba van Heemskerck
    Kunsthaus Zürich
    Pictorial Silks
    Salvator Rosa
    The Human Touch
    Tokens of Love, Loss and Disrespect
    Here, Now
    Jill Magid
    Modern Drawings
    Living with Architecture as Art
    Reflected Beauty
    Harry Bertoia
    The Portraitist
    An Incomplete Archive of Activist Art
    Picasso & "Les Femmes D’Alger"
    Persevere and Resist
    Naturally Brilliant Colour
    Paula Modersohn-Becker
    What Is African Art?
    Saint Cecilia in the Renaissance
    The Temple of Fame and Friendship
    Conrad Felixmüller
    Wolfgang Laib in Florence
    Josef Albers, Late Modernism, and Pedagogic Form
    Early Colour Printing
    Value in Art
    Friedl Dicker-Brandeis
    Kurt Schwitters
    Édouard Vuillard
    Katharina Grosse
    Myself and My Aims
    Van Gogh. Self-Portraits
    Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace
    You Can Crush the Flowers
    From Lived Experience to the Written Word
    Dreams of Freedom
    Michelangelo’s Painting
    Michelangelo’s Sculpture
    Renaissance and Baroque Art
    Love, Fight, Feast
    Maiolica in Renaissance Venice
    The Idols of ISIS
    Gianni Caravaggio
    Facing China
    Hilma af Klint
    Hans Purrmann
    Hermann Stenner
    Paul Cézanne
    Pow! Right in the Eye!
    Divine Images
    Bound by Creativity
    Catching the Moment
    Max Bill Global

    Art Theory and Criticism

      Imagining Sculpture
      Atmospheres of Projection
      Black Paper
      Theory of Form
      Conflict Graffiti
      Philosophy by Other Means
      Georg Simmel
      Apropos of Something
      Sound Writing

      Media & Film

        Fellini’s Films and Commercials
        The New Female Antihero
        Werner Herzog
        The Traumatic Screen
        Life as Activity
        The Channeled Image
        Paolo Sorrentino’s Cinema and Television
        Sound Experiments
        Bette Davis Black and White


          Lateness and Longing
          Louis-Alphonse Poitevin
          Elina Brotherus
          The Black Index
          The Culture of Male Beauty in Britain
          Made Realities
          About Us
          The Infinite
          Seeing Silicon Valley
          Dark Lens
          Global Groove
          125th Street
          Anna Atkins
          Aenne Biermann

          Architecture & Design

            American Framing
            Le Corbusier—Ronchamp
            Boston’s Oldest Buildings and Where to Find Them
            Asian Revitalization
            Architecture and Anarchism
            Inventing the Alphabet
            The Making of a Mosque
            The Porch
            Modern Gothic
            Who Is the City For?
            Architecture, Theater, and Fantasy
            The Advanced School of Collective Feeling
            Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
            Max Uhlig
            Magazines and the American Experience
            Lehmbruck—Kolbe—Mies van der Rohe
            Buckingham Palace
            Land Art of the 21st Century
            Architecture and Micropolitics
            The Bauhaus Brand 1919–2019
            Italian Maiolica and Other Early Modern Ceramics in the Courtauld Gallery
            I Like My Choyse
            The Oak Park Studio of Frank Lloyd Wright
            Paper Architecture in Novosibirsk
            The Reconstruction of Berlin Palace
            Terrible Beauty
            Hermann Hertzberger
            Designing Modern Japan
            New World Objects of Knowledge
            How Beautiful Are Your Dwelling Places, Jacob

            Tools & Reference

              Wood Engraving

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