Fine Art, Design & Architecture
(by title)
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Early Christianity / Jewish Literary Criticism / Art History

Aesthetic Theology and Its Enemies

The role of Judaism in the formation of Western aesthetics
Nirenberg, David

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Film & Video / Contemporary Art / Media Studies

Against Immediacy

The participatory vision of early video art
Kaizen, William

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American Art / Portraits / Art History

American Faces

A sweeping exploration of why and how we look at ourselves through art
Saunders, Richard H.

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Landscape Architecture / Education

American Playgrounds

A compelling history, a manifesto, and a manual for change.
Solomon, Susan

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Regional Architecture / New England Travel

Architecture in Salem

Long-awaited reprint of an essential guide to the architectural heritage of Salem, Massachusetts.
Tolles, Bryant F., Jr.

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Entomology / Insects & Spiders / Plans & Animal Photography

Art and Architecture of Insects

Discover the hidden beauty of insect anatomy
Phillips, David M.

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New England Travel / American Art

Art Museums PLUS

An engaging guide to over 150 art museums and more throughout New England
Marshall, Traute M.

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Art / History - 20th Century / History & Theory

The Art of Evolution

A timely and stimulating collection of essays about the impact of Darwin's ideas on visual culture
Larson, Barbara, Fae Brauer, eds.

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Art Study & Teaching / Higher Education / Literary Criticism - 19th Century

Art Schooled

One year in the life of the students, teachers, and artists at one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious art colleges
Witham, Larry

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Modern Architecture to 1945 / Regional Architecture / New England History

Arts and Crafts Architecture

The first study of the origins and multiple expressions of New England’s Arts and Crafts architecture
Meister, Maureen

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Art / Ancient Art

Assyrian Reliefs from the Palace of Ashurnasirpal II

An insider’s look at the iconography and history of Assyrian reliefs and the West’s fascination with these ancient monuments
Cohen, Ada and Kangas, Steven E., editors

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Architecture / New England History

Big House, Little House, Back House, Barn
20th Anniversary Edition

The twentieth anniversary edition of the classic architectural study of the development of the connected farm buildings made by 19th-century New Englanders, which offers insight into the people who made them.
Hubka, Thomas C.

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Art / Architecture

Boston Beheld

Boston seen anew through historical paintings
Simons, D. Brenton

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Art / Film, TV, Visual Culture

The Brillo Box Archive

A study of the iconic Brillo box through the theories of design, aesthetics, and art
Golec, Michael J.

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Regional Architecture / Maine

A Building History of Northern New England

The first and only full-scale technical and stylistic analysis of 200 years of architectural evolution in northern New England
Garvin, James L.

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Biography - Artists

Carrying the Torch

The biography of a leading light of the Newport art and cultural scene

Grinnell, Nancy Whipple

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Essays / Books on Books

A Child’s Delight

An appealing guide to 33 neglected gems in children's literature by the author of A Reader's Delight.
Perrin, Noel

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Art - Romantic Period / Architectural History- Romanticism / History - Italy

City of the Soul

Romantic Rome—the Eternal City in word and image, from Goethe and Byron to James, from etching and watercolor to photograph
Pinto, John A.

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Architecture / Landscape Architecture / Essays

The Collected Writings of Beatrix Farrand

Landscape gardener Beatrix Farrand’s written work, in print for the first time
Farrand, Beatrix; Carmen Pearson, ed.

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Color Theory / Philosophy / Architecture / Literary Criticism

Color Codes

A multidisciplinary look at the role of color in contemporary aesthetics.
Riley, Charles A. II.

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Art History / Design

Denman Ross and American Design Theory

The life and thought of one of the founders of twentieth-century American design
Frank, Marie

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Literary Criticism - American / Photography / Architecture / Biography & Letters

The Dickinsons of Amherst

A master photographer and three distinguished scholars document the physical world of Emily Dickinson.
Liebling, Jerome, Photographs. Christopher Benfey, Polly Longsworth, and Barton Levi St. Armand, eds.

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Art History / Ancient History

The Divine Spark of Syracuse

A study of place and creative inspiration
Rowland, Ingrid D.

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Art Criticism & Theory / Aesthetics / Contemporary Art

Ecological Aesthetics

“Ecological Aesthetics is a plea for us to continuously think- and act-with the world and its inhabitants, both human and nonhuman; to orient ourselves in ways that we might find and express what our environments, and what they are made of, want; and then to decisively help and continue those thoughts, wants, and actions toward novel aims and adventures.”

Stern, Nathaniel

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American Art / Individual Artists / 20th Century Art

Edward Hopper in Vermont

A delightful account of Edward Hopper’s sojourns in Vermont with his wife, Jo, illustrated by the watercolors and drawings that he made there
Clause, Bonnie Tocher

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Artists’ Books / American Art / Contemporary Art

Emily Mason

A comprehensive presentation of Emily Mason’s painting and prints
Ebony, David and Christina Weyl

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Architecture / New England History / New England Travel

Field Guide to New England Barns and Farm Buildings

A generously illustrated handbook for identifying and understanding structures that symbolize the region’s unique cultural and historical landscape
Visser, Thomas Durant

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Media Studies / Digital Art / Technology - Social Aspects

Finding Augusta

Addresses the effect of mobile communications technologies on individuals’ habits and how they are regulated
Cooley, Heidi Rae

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Art Criticism & Theory / Contemporary Art / Photography - Criticism

Framed Spaces

A study of the relationship between photography and installation art
McTighe, Monica E.

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Modern Art

Free as Gods

A lively, wide-ranging look at the connections inside the core group of avant-garde artists in Jazz Age Paris
Riley, Charles A. II

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Art History / Digital Art / Art Criticism & Theory

From Point to Pixel

A timely reconsideration of digital aesthetics
Hoy, Meredith

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Art / Biography

Georgia O’Keeffe

A highly acclaimed biography of Georgia O'Keeffe that emphasizes her ongoing struggle for autonomy.
Robinson, Roxana

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Art History / Digital Art / Media Studies

Girlhood and the Plastic Image

A study of the mutual plasticity of girls and digital images
Warren-Crow, Heather

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Ceramics / Biography - Artists / Garden Furnishings

Guy Wolff

An intimate journey into Wolff’s world of craftsmanship and the joy of creating and using finely made objects
Staubach, Suzanne

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Architecture / American History

A History of American Architecture

A richly illustrated history of American architecture that explains why particular architectural ideas occurred when and where they did.
Gelernter, Mark

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Art History

Horace Vernet and the Thresholds of Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture

A fresh look at a pivotal nineteenth-century painter
Harkett, Daniel, and Katie Hornstein, Editors

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Regional Architecture / History

Hudson Valley Ruins

An elegant homage to the many deserted buildings along the Hudson River—and a plea for their preservation.
Rinaldi, Thomas E. and Yasinsac, Robert J.

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Interior Design / Cooking - Chefs & Restaurants

In Julia's Kitchen

An award-winning architect and Julia Child’s staff photographer show us how to bring into our homes Julia’s commitment to the life-changing magic of eating together
Heyne, Pamela and Scherer, Jim

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Nature / Contemporary Art

In Season

In words and pictures, two naturalists show that close attention to nature reveals constant change
Estrin, Nona Bell, field illustrations and notes; Charles W. Johnson, essays

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American Art

In Sight

Sabra Field’s latest prints presented in a dazzling new look at her bold, signature creative process
Field, Sabra

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Art History / History of Ancient Art

Inside an Ancient Assyrian Palace

A detailed exploration of Layard’s famous lithograph of the interior of an Assyrian palace
Cohen, Ada, and Steven E. Kangas

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Art History / Cultural Studies

Jewish Dimensions in Modern Visual Culture

A fascinating look at key aspects of visual culture in modern Jewish history
Long, Rose-Carol Washton, Matthew Baigell, and Milly Heyd, eds.

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Jewish Studies

Kabbalah and Art

Bronstein, Léo

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Dance / Modern Art / American Art / Kinesthetics

The Living Line

The role of body movement in the formation of American modernism
Veder, Robin

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Conservation / Sculpture / Nature - Birds

The Lost Bird Project

A sculptor creates memorials to five extinct North American bird species
McGrain, Todd

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Jewish Studies / Architecture / Social Science

Louis I. Kahn’s Jewish Architecture

The evolution of the postwar American synagogue illuminated through the plans for Louis Kahn’s unbuilt Mikveh Israel
Solomon, Susan G.

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New England Travel / Regional Architecture / Historic Preservation

New England’s Covered Bridges

A complete guide to more than 200 covered bridges in the six New England states.
Evans, Benjamin D.; Evans, June R.

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New Hampshire Architecture

An illustrated popular guide to the Granite State’s rich architectural heritage
Tolles, Bryant F., Jr. with Carolyn K. Tolles

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Agriculture & Food Production / New England Gardening / Regional Photography

New Hampshire Women Farmers

Beautifully illustrated book showcasing the efforts of New Hampshire’s farm women to revitalize farming in the twenty-first century
Brody, Helen and Leslie Tuttle, Photographer

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Regional Architecture / Historic Preservation

Newport Through Its Architecture

A comprehensive architectural history of America’s greatest living architectural laboratory.
Yarnall, James L.

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Art - Performance / Art Criticism & Theory / Contemporary Art / Performing Art

No Innocent Bystanders

The changing role of the spectator in contemporary performance art
Ward, Frazer

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Art & Popular Culture / Art & Politics / Literary Criticism - Comics & Graphic Novels

No Laughing Matter

The role of race and ethnicity in global humor
Rosenthal, Angela, with David Bindman and Adrian W. B. Randolph

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Historical Photography / Americana / 20th Century U.S. History

Once Upon a Playground

A nostalgic look at a world of play almost forgotten
Biondo, Brenda

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American Art / Museum Catalog / Art Conservation & Preservation

The Painters' Panorama

The incredible story of a lost treasure rediscovered and preserved for a new generation
Routhier, Jessica Skwire, and Kevin J. Avery and Thomas Hardiman Jr.

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Anthropology / Photography / Jewish Studies

Photographing the Jewish Nation

Over 170 amazing photographs of Jewish life in the Pale of Settlement, from S. An-sky’s ethnographic expeditions
Avrutin, Eugene M., Valerii Dymshits, Alexander Ivanov, Alexander Lvov, Harriet Murav, and Alla Sokolova, editors

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Art Criticism & Theory / Photography - Criticism / Media Studies

Photography, History, Difference

Thinking differently about photography and its histories
Sheehan, Tanya (ed.)

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Biography - Artists / Modern Art

Picasso and the Chess Player

The dramatic story of art in the twentieth century
Witham, Larry

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American Art / Biography - Artists / Women's Studies

Pictures of People

An intimate look at the breadth of Neel’s oeuvre
Allara, Pamela

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Individual Artists / Art & Popular Culture / Modern Art

Playing with Earth and Sky

The influence of astronomy and geography on the great Dadaist
Housefield, James

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Art Criticism & Theory

Please RSVP

A theory of the collaborative in art
Durham, April

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Art / Art History

Please Touch

Exploring the notion of tactility in dada and surrealism
Mileaf, Janine

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Architecture / History

Porches of North America

A complete architectural guide to this well-loved building feature
Visser, Thomas Durant

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Modern Art / Collectable Posters / Graphic Arts & Advertising

The Poster

A landmark study of posters as art, design, and advertising in the nineteenth century
Iskin, Ruth E.

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Contemporary Art / Asian Art / Graphic Arts & Advertising

Postmodern Advertising in Japan

A major study of postmodern developments in Japanese advertising and art
Bartal, Ory

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Historic Preservation / Architecture - Study & Teaching / Teaching Methods & Materials

Preservation Education

Examining pedagogical issues in historic preservation education
Stiefel, Barry L. and Jeremy C. Wells (EDs)

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Creative Writing

A Reader’s Delight

One of America’s finest essayists writes about 40 literary masterpieces that have been wrongfully forgotten or were ignored in the first place.
Perrin, Noel

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Architecture / Travel & Tourism

Resort Hotels of the Adirondacks

An architectural study of the large Adirondack hotels that focuses on the cultural history of travel and tourism.
Tolles, Bryant F., Jr.

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Photography / Poetry

Robert Frost’s New England

Inspired by the writings of Robert Frost, professional photographers Betsy and Tom Melvin present beautiful, and sometimes poignant, scenes of the New England landscape
Melvin, Betsy and Tom. Jay Parini, fwd.

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Art / Biography - Artists

Robert Kipniss

A successful working artist relates his passion for life and art
Kipniss, Robert

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Contemporary Art

Sabra Field
2nd Edition, with 12 Additional Images

The first collection of Sabra Field’s landmark prints, with commentary by the artist, now in a second edition with thirteen additional images
Slayton, Tom

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Media Studies / African-American Studies / Photography

The Self in Black and White

A study of race and authenticity in the photography of the civil rights era and beyond
Duganne, Erina

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Art / Art History

Shock and the Senseless in Dada and Fluxus

A groundbreaking analysis of two movements of the historical avant-garde
Brill, Dorothée

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Modern Architecture to 1945 / Jewish Studies / Modern Art

Style and Seduction

Explores the central role of Jewish patrons as shapers of Viennese modernism
Shapira, Elana

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Architecture / New England History

Summer by the Seaside

A sweeping, richly illustrated architectural study of the large, historic New England coastal resort hotels
Tolles, Bryant F., Jr.

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Contemporary Art / Individual Artists / Sculpture

Thomas Hirschhorn

The first study in English on the work and theory of a major installation artist
Braun, Christina

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Art Criticism & Theory / Digital Media / Computers - Social Aspect

Time and the Digital

An original consideration of the temporal in digital art and aesthetics
Barker, Timothy Scott

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Media Studies / Film & Video History & Criticism / Art Criticism & Theory / Criticism

Travels in Intermediality

The cooperation and collaboration between media, art forms, and cultural studies
Herzogenrath, Bernd, ed.

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Art Criticism & Theory / Art History / Aesthetics / Visual Culture

A Violent Embrace

An urgent defense of aesthetics and the power of art
hoogland, renée c.

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Art History / American Art

The Weir Family, 1820–1920

The first major study to examine the artistic output of Robert Walter Weir and his two sons, John Ferguson Weir and Julian Alden Weir
Wardle, Marian, ed.

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Wild Acadia

An inspiring photographic journey to New England’s oldest and most visited national park
Monkman, Jerry and Marcy, Images; Text by Jerry Monkman

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Graphic Arts / Illustration

Winter Carnival

A celebration of posters from Dartmouth’s famed Winter Carnival
Satterfield, Jay, ed.

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American Art / Sculpture

The Work of Augustus Saint-Gaudens
New edition.

Updated catalogue raisonné of one of the most important figures in American sculpture.
Dryfhout, John H.

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Architecture - History / Railroad Transportation History / Historic Preservation

The World the Trains Made

A richly illustrated guide to railroad architecture, in all its surprising variety
Dilts, James D.

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