Publications

Baya: Woman of Algiers, published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery, features new scholarship on the self-taught Algerian artist Baya Mahieddine (1931–1998). Known as Baya, she was born in Bordj el-Kiffan and orphaned at age five. Encouraged by her adoptive French mother to pursue art, she began […]

Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia, $40

Mark Mothersbaugh is a legendary figure for fans of both street art and music culture. Cofounder of the seminal New Wave band DEVO, he was a prolific visual artist before the band’s inception moving seamlessly between multiple mediums creating bold, cartoonish, strangely disturbed works of pop surrealism that playfully explore the relationship between technology and […]

Inventing Downtown: Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952–1965, $60

Inventing Downtown: Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952–1965, published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery, offers a major reappraisal of New York’s post–World War II art scene from the vantage point of fourteen innovative artist-run galleries. This four-color, lavishly illustrated, 296-page book features a five-part essay […]

A Feast of Astonishments: Charlotte Moorman and the Avant-Garde, 1960s–1980s, $40

A Feast of Astonishments: Chalotte Moorman and the Avant-Garde, 1960s–1980s, the exhibition catalogue, is published by Northwestern University Press and features new scholarship from art historians, musicologists, and experts on the 1960s and 1970s, including Hannah B. Higgins, professor in the School of Art and Art History at the University of Chicago; Kristine Stiles, France […]