Publications

A chance to witness how ancient Nubian treasures were uncovered at the beginning of the twentieth century

This book tells the story of Edward Weston before he was Edward Weston — before he was the renowned modernist photographer we know so well. His early…

Developed during the mid-nineteenth century in China, the bapo "eight brokens" painting genre combines ingeniously realistic depictions of antique…

Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele were among the most daring and controversial artists in Vienna during the culturally turbulent decades around the turn…

Takashi Murakami’s irreverent, pop culture–infused art has made him one of the most recognized Japanese artists today. His bright, contemporary…

“Big Bertha” sends large-caliber greetings from Berlin. A Socialist worker raises the red flag. Adoring crowds greet Hitler and Mussolini. Uncle Sam…

The rival ukiyo-e masters Utagawa Kuniyoshi and Utagawa Kunisada, the two best-selling designers of prints of the “floating world” in nineteenth…

This volume features 12 essays by prominent scholars that illuminate multiple facets of Giacomo Casanova’s world as reflected in the arts of his time.…

This book tells the fascinating story of how, in the early nineteenth century, the color woodblock prints known as ukiyo-e first inspired tattoo…

Few places on Earth have been as lovingly, almost fanatically, documented as Paris. Despite extraordinary growth and change, the Paris of the world’s…