By Rebecca Wei Hsieh
Whether you’re collecting them for the aesthetic or using them to avoid awkward small talk, here are some of the best coffee table books from 2019, with a few to look forward to in the next few months.
ART AFTER STONEWALL, 1969–1989 BY JONATHAN WEINBERG, TYLER CANN, ANASTASIA KINIGOPOULO AND DREW SAWYER
2019 marked the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, one of the most significant events in Western queer history. Needless to say, the riot against police brutality led by trans women of colour heavily influenced the social fabric of NYC. But it also had a large impact on artistic movements. Art after Stonewall, 1969–1989 chronicles the visual history of queer America.