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Toward a Global Middle Ages: Encountering the World through Illuminated Manuscripts
Edited by Bryan C. Keene
Although often a Eurocentric field of study, manuscripts provide glimpses into the interconnected global history of humanity. Featuring essays, case studies, and 160 color illustrations, this wide-ranging and provocative collection provides an important, overdue look at book arts across the globe, opening dialogue on how these textual objects have contributed to world-making strategies from about 400 to 1600.
Out of Bounds: The Collected Writings of Marcia Tucker
Edited by Lisa Phillips, Johanna Burton, and Alicia Ritson, with Kate Wiener
The first to assemble the writings of the groundbreaking art historian, critic, curator, and founding director of New York's New Museum, this anthology of influential, hard-to-obtain texts—many of which have never before been published—showcases a lifelong commitment to pushing the boundaries of curatorial practice and writing while rethinking inherited structures of power within and outside the museum.
Canons and Values: Ancient to Modern
Edited by Larry Silver and Kevin Terraciano
A century ago, all art was evaluated through the lens of European classicism and its tradition. Deploying a range of methodologies, this volume is a critical rethinking of the way canons have been defined, constructed, dismantled, and revised throughout the world.
London and the Emergence of a European Art Market, 1780-1820
Edited by Susanna Avery-Quash and Christian Huemer
In the late 1700s, as the events of the French Revolution roiled France, London displaced Paris as the primary hub of international art sales. From individual case studies to economic overviews, this groundbreaking volume illuminates London's role in the development of a European art market.
Don't Let the Beasties Escape This Book!
Illustrated by April Lee
It's no ordinary day at the castle! This beautifully illustrated, charming picture book brings the Middle Ages, legendary beasts, and the medieval imagination to life.
"I love bestiaries. I love the illuminations, and the weird descriptions of creatures, and the entire concept of a book full of wonderful beasts! This picture book is a lovely introduction to some of the fantasy creatures you might meet in the pages of a real-life bestiary."
—A Cat, A Book, and A Cup of Tea