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posted by October 11, 2019

        

Emmelyn Butterfield-Rosen writes about Looking at Men: Art, Anatomy and the Modern Male Body by Anthea Callen. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Dina Ramadan reviews Art, Awakening, and Modernity in the Middle East: The Arab Nude, edited by Octavian Esanu. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Hannah Slater covers Asato Ikeda’s book The Politics of Painting: Fascism and Japanese Art during the Second World War. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

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posted by October 04, 2019

      

Sarah Hollenberg reviews The Wall of Respect: Public Art and Black Liberation in 1960s Chicago, edited by Abdul Alkalimat, Romi Crawford, and Rebecca Zorach. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Kristin Romberg discusses Tijana Vujošević’s book Modernism and the Making of the Soviet New Man. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Risham Majeed writes about the exhibition Agents of Faith: Votive Objects in Time and Place, curated by Ittai Weinryb. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

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posted by September 27, 2019

      

Rattanamol Singh Johal considers the book Productive Failure: Writing Queer Transnational South Asian Art Histories by Alpesh Kantilal Patel. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Ian Bourland discusses Stick to the Skin: African American and Black British Art, 1965–2015 by Celeste-Marie BernierRead the full review at caa.reviews.

Sugata Ray reviews Rembrandt and the Inspiration of India, edited and curated by Stephanie Schrader. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

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posted by September 20, 2019

     

Rebecca Giordano reviews Study in Black and White: Photography, Race, Humor by Tanya Sheehan. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Yelena McLane discusses Tom Cubbin’s Soviet Critical Design: Senezh Studio and the Communist Surround. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Mirela Tanta writes about the exhibition Maria Lassnig: Woman Power at the Palazzo Pitti, Florence. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Jessy Bell considers the exhibition and catalog Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia 1948–1980, edited by Martino Stierli and Vladimir Kulić. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

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posted by September 13, 2019

      

Didier Aubert commemorates the life and work of François Brunet, and reviews Brunet’s book La photographie: Histoire et contre-histoire. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Matthew Bent discusses the exhibition Past Disquiet: Artists, International Solidarity and Museums in Exile, curated by Kristine Khouri and Rasha Salti. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Kimberly Cleveland considers Henry Glassie and Pravina Shukla’s Sacred Art: Catholic Saints and Candomblé Gods in Modern BrazilRead the full review at caa.reviews.

Deborah Ziska writes about Lonnie G. Bunch III’s forthcoming book, A Fool’s Errand: Creating the National Museum of African American History and Culture in the Age of Bush, Obama, and Trump. Read the full review at caa.reviews

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posted by September 06, 2019

    

Barbara Wisch reviews Flagellant Confraternities and Italian Art, 1260–1610: Ritual and Experience by Andrew H. Chen. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Christine Kooi discusses Henk van Nierop’s The Life of Romeyn de Hooghe 1645–1708: Prints, Pamphlets, and Politics in the Dutch Golden AgeRead the full review at caa.reviews.

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posted by August 30, 2019

       

Peyvand Firouzeh discusses the book Affect, Emotion, and Subjectivity in Early Modern Muslim Empires: New Studies in Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal Art and Culture, edited by Kishwar Rizvi. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Fredo Rivera writes about Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Surrounded Islands, Biscayne Bay, Greater Miami, Florida, 1980–83 | A Documentary Exhibition at Pérez Art Museum Miami. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Paul Eli Ivey reviews the Phoenix Art Museum exhibition and catalog Agnes Pelton: Desert Transcendentalist, along with the accompanying exhibition Transcendent Transcendentalists. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

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posted by August 16, 2019

      

Allison Young reviews Grasping Shadows: The Dark Side of Literature, Painting, Photography, and Film by William Chapman Sharpe. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Talia Shabtay discusses Trevor Paglen: Sites Unseen, a Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibition. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Daniel Tovar covers the exhibition and catalog William Blake and the Age of Aquarius. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

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posted by August 09, 2019

     

Matthew Bird discusses Childhood by Design: Toys and the Material Culture of Childhood, 1700–Present, edited by Megan Brandow-Faller. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Brett M. Van Hoesen considers Trevor Paglen’s Orbital Reflector, on view at Nevada Museum of Art, Reno. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Adrienne Rooney reviews the exhibition catalogue Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago, edited by Tatiana Flores and Michelle Ann Stephens. Read the full review at caa.reviews

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posted by August 02, 2019

    

Volker Schier reviews Liturgical Life and Latin Learning at Paradies bei Soest, 1300–1425: Inscription and Illumination in the Choir Books of a North German Dominican Convent by Jeffrey F. Hamburger et al. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Debra Pincus writes about the exhibition Mantegna and Bellini and its accompanying catalogue. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

João Florêncio discusses Lyndon K. Gill’s Erotic Islands: Art and Activism in the Queer Caribbean. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Sunanda K. Sanyal explores the use of virtual reality in Laurie Anderson, currently on view at Mass MoCA. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

    

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