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In Fitting Memory

The Art and Politics of Holocaust Memorials

Text by Sybil Milton
Photographs by Ira Nowinski

In Fitting Memory, a critical survey of Holocaust memorials and monuments in Europe, Israel, and the United States, focuses on the archeological remains at the original sites of Nazi terror which constituted the first postwar memorials.

Paperback
Available February 2018
ISBN: 9780814343753
eBOOK
Available February 2018
ISBN: 9780814343760

Harry Bertoia, Sculptor

June Kompass Nelson

The first book devoted to the life and work of a contemporary Italian-born American artist Harry Bertoia.

Paperback
Available February 2018
ISBN: 9780814343722
eBOOK
Available February 2018
ISBN: 9780814343715

Harry Bertoia, Printmaker

Monotypes and Other Monographics

June Kompass Nelson

A representative of the principle styles and themes that emerges from Harry Bertoia’s printmaking and structure work.

Paperback
Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343692
eBOOK
Available December 2017
ISBN: 9780814343708

Salt, Sword, and Crozier

Books and Coins from the Prince-Bishopric of Salzburg (c. 1500 — c. 1800)

Felice Lifshitz & Joseph Patrouch

Salt, Sword, and Crozier highlights the dual authority of the princely sword and the bishop’s staff or crozier.

Paperback
Published: October 2017
ISBN: 9781551953779
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Ben Shahn's New Deal Murals

Jewish Identity in the American Scene

Diana L. Linden

A study of Ben Shahn’s New Deal murals (1933–43) in the context of American Jewish history, labor history, and public discourse.

Hardback
Published: October 2015
ISBN: 9780814339831
eBOOK
Published: October 2015
ISBN: 9780814339848

Subverting Modernism

Cass Corridor Revisited, 1966-1980

Julia R. Myers

Exhibition catalog highlighting artists of Cass Corridor from the 1960s-1970s.

Paperback
Published: February 2013
ISBN: 9780912042978

The Buildings of Detroit

A History

W. Hawkins Ferry
With a new foreword by John Gallagher

The definitive volume on Detroit's architectural history, from the 1700s to the end of the twentieth century.

Hardback
Published: October 2012
ISBN: 9780814316658
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Detroit's Historic Places of Worship

Compiled and edited by Marla O. Collum, Barbara E. Krueger, and Dorothy Kostuch
Photographs by Dirk Bakker
With a Foreword by John Gallagher

A vibrantly photographed historical survey of significant Detroit houses of worship.

Hardback
Published: September 2012
ISBN: 9780814334249
eBOOK
Published: September 2012
ISBN: 9780814338117

Time's Visible Surface

Alois Riegl and the Discourse on History and Temporality in Fin-de-Siècle Vienna

Michael Gubser

Expands our understanding of Alois Riegl beyond his role as an art historian to a pivotal figure in cultural theory at large, while placing his interest in history and time within the intellectual world of fin-de-siècle Vienna.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: January 2006
ISBN: 9780814332085
eBOOK
Published: January 2006
ISBN: 9780814337462

Manipulating the Sacred

Yorùbá Art, Ritual, and Resistance in Brazilian Candomblé

Mikelle S. Omari-Tunkara

The first art historical study of Yoruba-descended African Brazilian religious art based on an author's long-term participation in and observation of private and public rituals.

Paperback
Published: October 2005
ISBN: 9780814328521

Myth and the Creative Process

Michael Ayrton and the Myth of Daedalus

Jacob E. Nyenhuis

An original inquiry into how the artistic psyche interacts with myth; includes a catalogue of the works of British artist Michael Ayrton.

Hardback
Published: January 2003
ISBN: 9780814330029