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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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posted by July 26, 2019

       

Kate Flint reviews Lynda Nead’s The Tiger in the Smoke: Art and Culture in Post-War Britain. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Brian D. Goldstein writes about Designing San Francisco: Art, Land, and Urban Renewal in the City by the Bay, by Alison Isenberg. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Gülru Çakmak examines Picturing War in France, 1792–1856 by Katie Hornstein. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

David Sledge reviews the exhibition Vija Celmins: To Fix the Image in Memory. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Heather Badamo covers Arts of Allusion: Object, Ornament, and Architecture in Medieval Islam by Margaret S. Graves. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Kate Palmer Albers discusses Estelle Blaschke’s Banking on Images: The Bettmann Archive and Corbis. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

       

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posted by July 12, 2019

Kelli Wood reviews the V&A exhibition Videogames: Design/Play/DisruptRead the full review at caa.reviews.

Amalia Ramírez Garayzar discusses Jennifer Jolly’s Creating Pátzcuaro, Creating Mexico: Art, Tourism, and Nation Building under Lázaro CárdenasRead the full review at caa.reviews.

Oscar E. Vázquez writes about The Americas Revealed: Collecting Colonial and Modern Latin American Art in the United States by Edward J. Sullivan. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

    

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posted by July 05, 2019

         

Myriam Pilutti Namer reviews the two-volume book Reconstructing the Lansdowne Collection of Classical Marbles by Elizabeth Angelicoussis. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Trevor Stark discusses the English translation of Sebastian Egenhofer’s Towards an Aesthetics of Production. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Yukiko Kawamoto explores A History of Roman Art by Steven L. Tuck. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

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posted by June 28, 2019

   

Marta Zboralska explores the Cooper Hewitt exhibition Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Dario Donetti discusses Peter Fane-Saunders’s Pliny the Elder and the Emergence of Renaissance Architecture. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

Elena Tiribilli reviews Pocket Museum: Ancient Egypt by Campbell Price. Read the full review at caa.reviews.

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