Long Reads for Summer
Equal parts oral history and analysis of craft, What it Means to Write About Art offers an unprecedented overview of American art writing. Thirty in-depth conversations chart the role of the critic from the 1960s to today, providing an invaluable resource for aspiring writers and artists alike.
Featuring an introduction by Okwui Enwezor and new scholarship by Anna Schneider and Emma Enderby, this book offers critical insight into Murillo’s complex, vibrant body of work that continually offers powerful observations of the world around us.
Felix Gonzalez-Torres: Specific Objects Without Specific Form documents the groundbreaking traveling retrospective curated by Elena Filipovic with the artists Danh Vo, Carol Bove, and Tino Sehgal, all of whom found new interpretations of Gonzalez-Torres's work.
In an increasingly polarized world, Social Forms illustrates artists at the forefront of political and social resistance. Christian Viveros-Fauné picks fifty representative artworks—from Francisco de Goya’s The Disasters of War (1810–1820) to David Hammons’s In the Hood (1993)—that give voice to some of modern art’s strongest calls to political action.
Both candid and provocative, Conversations about Sculpture gathers together talks between Richard Serra and Hal Foster over fifteen years, exploring Serra’s belief in sculpture as experience. As he has said, "The rhythm of the body moving through space has been the motivating source of most of my work."