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posted by February 16, 2018

 

Ellen Handy writes about Indecent Exposures: Eadweard Muybridge’s “Animal Locomotion” Nudes by Sarah Gordon. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Alice Correia reviews Artist and Empire: Facing Britain’s Imperial Past, edited by Alison Smith, David Blayney Brown, and Carol Jacobi. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

James Farmer discusses The White Shaman Mural: An Enduring Creation Narrative in the Rock Art of the Lower Pecos by Carolyn E. Boyd and Kim Cox. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Katve-Kaisa Kontturi explores Drawing Difference: Connections between Gender and Drawing by Marsha Meskimmon and Phil Sawdon. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Megan Sullivan examines Revolutionary Horizons: Art and Polemics in 1950s Cuba by Abigail McEwan. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Richard Fletcher writes about Reading Cy Twombly: Poetry in Paint by Mary Jacobus. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Daniella Berman reviews Fragonard: Drawing Triumphant by Perrin Stein. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Ikem Stanley Ifejika Okoye writes about Authentically African: Arts and the Transnational Politics of Congolese Culture by Sarah Van Beurden. Read the full review at caa.reviews. 

Jacquelyn Coutré explores Jan Lievens: Friend and Rival of the Young Rembrandt by Bernhard Schnackenburg. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Lauren Whitnah discusses The Cult of St Edmund in Medieval East Anglia by Rebecca Pinner. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Heather Layton examines the exhibition catalogue Meleko Mokgosi: Pax Kaffraria by Jonathan P. Binstock and Malick Gaines. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Viêt Lệ looks at the exhibition catalogue Tseng Kwong Chi: Performing for the Camera, edited by Amy Brandt. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Corine Schleif reviews Resounding Images: Medieval Intersections of Art, Music, and Sound, edited by Susan Boynton and Diane J. Reilly. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Anne Hilker writes about The City and the Young Imagination: Art from Studio in a School, an exhibition at The Museum of the City of New York. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Heather McCune Bruhn explores Textile Bildwerke im Kirchenraum: Leinenstickereien im Kontext mittelalterlicher Raumausstattungen aus dem Prämonstratenserinnenkloster Altenberg/Lahn by Stefanie Seeberg. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Wendy Castenell examines Painting the Gospel: Black Public Art and Religion in Chicago by Kymberly N. Pinder. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Richard Wittman reviews The Los Angeles Central Library: Building an Architectural Icon, 1872-1933 by Kenneth A. Breisch. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Danielle Joyner discusses the exhibition catalogue Art and Nature in the Middle Ages, edited by Nicole R. Myers. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Gunnar Swanson reviews The Philosophy of Design by Glenn Parsons. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Amelia Jones and David J. Getsy present Abstract Bodies and Otherwise: A Conversation with Amelia Jones and David Getsy on Gender and Sexuality in the Writing of Art History. Read the full conversation at caa.reviews.

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posted by February 09, 2018

                     

Geoffrey Batchen reviews Emanations: The Art of the Cameraless Photograph edited by Philomena Mariani. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Daniel R. Quiles discusses the exhibition catalogue Hélio Oiticica: To Organize Delirium, with contributions by Lynne Zelevansky, Elizabeth Sussman, James Rondeau, Donna De Salvo, and Anna Katherine Brodbeck. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Victoria Rovine writes about The Art of Life in South Africa by Daniel Magaziner. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Patrick Salland explores the exhibition catalogue Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom edited by Adela Oppenheim, Dorothea Arnold, Dieter Arnold, and Kei Yamamoto. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Jeffrey Abt examines The Invention of the American Art Museum: From Craft to Kulturgeschichte, 1870–1930 by Kathleen Curran. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Francesca Balboni reviews Social Medium: Artists Writing, 2000–2015 edited by Jennifer Liese. Read the full review at caa.reviews

Saisha Grayson discusses Embodied Avatars: Genealogies of Black Feminist Art and Performance by Uri McMillian. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Johanna Függer-Vagts writes about Paul Klee: The Visible and the Legible by Annie Bourneuf. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Dorothy Hoogland Verkerk evaluates Cosmos and Community in Early Medieval Art by Benjamin Anderson. Read the full review at caa.reviews

Joseph Salvatore Ackley reviews The Bronze Object in the Middle Ages by Ittai Weinryb. Read the full review at caa.reviews

Carol Ann Dixon discusses the exhibition catalogue Wifredo Lam: The EY Exhibition, edited by Catherine David. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Anna Tahinci writes about the exhibition catalogue Nina Katchadourian: Curioser, edited by Veronica Roberts. Read the full review at caa.reviews

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Call for Nominations for CAA Publications

posted by February 06, 2018

Self-nominations and nominations are now open for several positions with CAA publications. Click the links below to learn more.

THE ART BULLETIN

Call for Editor-in-Chief, The Art Bulletin
The Art Bulletin Editorial Board invites nominations and self-nominations for the position of editor-in-chief for a three-year term: July 1, 2019–June 30, 2022, with service as incoming editor designate, July 1, 2018–June 30, 2019, and as past editor, July 1, 2022–June 30, 2023. The candidate should have published substantially in the field and may be an academic, museum-based, or independent scholar; institutional affiliation is not required. The Art Bulletin features leading scholarship in the English language in all aspects of art history as practiced in the academy, museums, and other institutions. From its founding in 1913, the quarterly journal has published, through rigorous peer review, scholarly articles and critical reviews of the highest quality in all areas and periods of the history of art. Click here to learn more.

Deadline: Monday, April 2, 2018; finalists will be interviewed on Friday, May 4.

ART JOURNAL

Art Journal Seeks Reviews Editor
The Art Journal Editorial Board invites nominations and self-nominations for the position of reviews editor for a three-year term: July 1, 2019–June 30, 2022 (with service as incoming reviews editor designate, July 1, 2018–June 30, 2019). The candidate may be an artist, art historian, art critic, art educator, curator, or other art professional; institutional affiliation is not required. Art Journal, published quarterly by CAA, is devoted to twentieth- and twenty-first-century art and visual culture. Click here to learn more.

Deadline: Monday, April 2, 2018; finalists will be interviewed on Thursday, May 3.

Art Journal Editorial Board Seeks New Members
CAA invites nominations and self-nominations for two individuals to serve on the Art Journal Editorial Board for a four-year term: July 1, 2018–June 30, 2022. Candidates may be artists, art historians, art critics, art educators, curators, or other art professionals; institutional affiliation is not required. Art Journal, published quarterly by CAA, is devoted to twentieth- and twenty-first-century art and visual culture. Click here to learn more.

Deadline: Monday, April 16, 2018.

CAA.REVIEWS

caa.reviews Editorial Board Seeks Candidates
CAA invites nominations and self-nominations for two individuals to serve on the caa.reviews Editorial Board for four-year terms, July 1, 2018–June 30, 2022. Candidates may be artists, art historians, art critics, art educators, curators, or other art professionals with stature in the field and experience writing or editing books and/or exhibition reviews; institutional affiliation is not required. The journal also seeks a librarian to serve in an ex officio capacity to advise the editorial board on technical and distribution issues. Click here to learn more.

Deadline: Monday, April 16, 2018.

New in caa.reviews

posted by February 02, 2018

                

Daniel Barber discusses Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space by Keller Easterling. Read the full review at caa.reviews

Ellen Kenney reviews Histories of Ornament: From Global to Local edited by Gülru Necipoğlu and Alina Payne. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Virginia Miller writes about Children of the Plumed Serpent: The Legacy of Quetzalcoatl in Ancient Mexico by Virginia M. Fields, John M. D. Pohl, and Victoria I. Lyall. Read the full review at caa.reviews. 

Renée Ater examines Suffering and Sunset: World War I in the Art and Life of Horace Pippin by Celeste-Marie Bernier. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Thomas F. X. Noble discusses A Saving Science: Capturing the Heavens in Carolingian Manuscripts by Eric M. Ramírez-Weaver. Read the full review at caa.reviews. 

Anne-Marie Bouché reviews Painting the Hortus Deliciarum: Medieval Women, Wisdom, and Time by Danielle B. Joyner. Read the full review at caa.reviews. 

Cesar Cornejo discusses On Kawara—Silence by Jeffrey Weiss, Daniel Buren, and Whitney Davis. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Leslie Wilson writes about After Year Zero: Geographies of Collaboration edited by Annett Busch and Anselm Franke. Read the full review at caa.reviews. 

Ariel Evans reviews Kathryn Andrews: Run for President edited by Julie Widholm and Kristine Stiles. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Alicia Guzman examines SITElines.2016: much wider than a line by Rocío Aranda-Alvarado. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

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New in caa.reviews

posted by January 26, 2018

       

Earnestine Jenkins discusses Clementine Hunter: A Sketchbook by Richard Gasperi. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Rashmi Viswanathan reviews the exhibition After Midnight: Indian Modernism to Contemporary India, 1947/1997. Read the full review at caa.reviews

Peter Christensen examines Noah’s Ark: Essays on Architecture by Hubert Damisch. Read the full review at caa.reviews

Lozana Rossenova writes on Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad and Fiona Banner. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Fred Rush discusses The Brain-Eye: New Histories of Modern Painting by Éric Alliez. Read the full review at caa.reviews. 

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posted by January 19, 2018

        

Tania Tribe discusses El Hadji Sy: Painting, Performance, Politics edited by Clémentine Deliss and Yvette MutumbaRead the full review at caa.reviews.

Will Rea reviews African Masters: Art from the Ivory Coast edited by Eberhard Fischer and Lorenz Homberger. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Andrea Korda examines Pictures-within-Pictures in Nineteenth-Century Britain by Catherine Roach. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Robert Williams discusses Andrea del Sarto: The Renaissance Workshop in Action by Julian Brooks. Read the full review at caa.reviews. 

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posted by January 11, 2018

Julia K. Murray discusses Geo-Narratives of a Filial Son: The Paintings and Travel Diaries of Huang Xiangjian (1609–1673) by Elizabeth Kindall. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Kara Fiedorek reviews In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11 by Anne Nishimura Morse and Anne E. Havinga. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Adrian Anagnost writes about Concrete Cuba: Cuban Geometric Abstraction from the 1950s by Abigail McEwen and Susanna Temkin. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

David G. Wilkins discusses The Noisy Renaissance: Sound, Architecture, and Florentine Urban Life by Niall Atkinson. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Carol Troyen writes on The Evolution of Taste in American Collecting by René Brimo. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

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New in caa.reviews

posted by December 22, 2017

    

Sarah J. Scott discusses Critical Approaches to Ancient Near Eastern Art edited by Brian A. Brown and Marian H. FeldmanRead the full review at caa.reviews

William Truettner reviews A Strange Mixture: The Art and Politics of Painting Pueblo Indians by Sascha T. Scott. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Kathryn Simpson writes on The Face of Medicine: Visualising Medical Masculinities in Late Nineteenth-Century Paris by Mary Hunter. Read the full review at caa.reviews. 

Fred S. Kleiner discusses Leisure and Luxury in the Age of Nero: The Villas of Oplontis Near Pompeii edited by Elaine K. Gazda and John R. Clarke. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Jennifer P. Kingsley writes about A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe edited by Martina Bagnoli. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

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posted by December 15, 2017

Elena Phipps discusses The Andean Science of Weaving: Structures and Techniques for Warp-Faced Weaves by Denise Y. Arnold and Elvira Espejo. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Courtney Pedersen reviews the Cindy Sherman exhibition at the Brisbane Gallery of Modern Art. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Mechtild Widrich writes about Reparative Aesthetics: Witnessing in Contemporary Art Photography by Susan Best. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Nathan Arrington and Carolyn Yerkes discuss The Plaster Cast Gallery at the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art. Read the full review at caa.reviews. 

Gillian Elliot reviews Romanesque Cathedrals in Mediterranean Europe: Architecture, Ritual and Urban Context edited by Gerardo Boto Varela and Justin E. A. Kroesen. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Alison Syme writes on John Singer Sargent and the Art of Allusion by Bruce Redford. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

David Pullins reviews Les Jombert: Une famille de libraires parisiens dans l’Europe des Lumières (1680–1824) by Greta Kaucher. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Philip Kelleher writes about the exhibition Francis Alÿs: The Fabiola Project. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Aaron Slodounik discusses The Deaths of Henri Regnault by Marc Gotlieb. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Hanneke Grootenboer reviews Rembrandt: The Painter Thinking by Ernst van de Wetering. Read the full review at caa.reviews. 

 

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posted by December 08, 2017

Katie Hornstein discusses Of Elephants & Roses: French Natural History, 1790–1830 by Sue Ann Price. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

K.L.H. Wells reviews Live Form: Women, Ceramics, and Community by Jenni Sorkin. Read the full review at caa.reviews .

Christina Fail writes about Activating Democracy: The “I Wish to Say” Project edited by Sheryl Oring. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Kate Warren writes on TarraWarra Biennial 2016: Endless Circulation by Victoria Lynn and Helen Hughes. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Monica Bravo takes a look at Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910–1950 edited by Matthew Affron, Mark A. Castro, Dafne Cruz Porchini, and Renato González Mello. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Joseph Hammond reviews Renaissance Art in Venice: From Tradition to Individualism by Tom Nichols. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Akela Reason writes on Icon of Modernism: Representing the Brooklyn Bridge, 1883–1950 by Sarah Kate Gillespie, Janice Simon, Meredith E. Ward, and Kimberly Orcutt. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Kathleen Chapman reviews Jasper Johns and Edvard Munch: Inspiration and Transformation edited by John B. Ravenal. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

  

Jane Chin Davidson discusses Women, the Arts and Globalization: Eccentric Experience edited by Marsha Meskimmon and Dorothy C. Rowe and Home/Land: Women, Citizenship, Photographies edited by Marion Arnold and Marsha Meskimmon. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

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