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Knowings and Knots

Methodologies and Ecologies in Research-Creation

Natalie Loveless, Editor

A provocative discussion of knowledge-making, ways of knowing, and what counts as legitimate knowledge transmission.

Paperback
Available December 2019
ISBN: 9781772124859

Art+Medicine Collaborative Practice

Transforming the Experience of Head and Neck Cancer

Pamela Brett-MacLean & Lianne McTavish, Editors

A unique fusion of medicine and art exploring the experience of head and neck cancer.

Paperback
Available July 2019
ISBN: 9781772124156

Essay'd 3

30 Detroit Artists

Edited and compiled by Dennis Alan Nawrocki, Steve Panton, and Matthew Piper

Thirty illustrated essays highlighting a variety of Detroit artists.

Paperback
Published: October 2018
ISBN: 9780814345870

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Poems by Elizabeth Schmuhl

An intimate look at a woman on the verge who is in tune with her body and nature.

Paperback
Published: September 2018
ISBN: 9780814344989
eBOOK
Published: September 2018
ISBN: 9780814344996

Experiment: Printing the Canadian Imagination

Highlights from the David McKnight Canadian Little Magazine and Small Press Collection

David McKnight

Highlights of extraordinary collection of Canadian little magazines, small press and micro-press imprints.

Paperback
Published: September 2018
ISBN: 9781551953663
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Canvas Detroit

Julie Pincus and Nichole Christian

A compelling look at the contemporary art and artists that are transforming Detroit’s physical landscape.

Paperback
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814344620
eBOOK
Published: November 2017
ISBN: 9780814338803

Essay'd 2

30 Detroit Artists

Written, edited, and compiled by Dennis Alan Nawrocki, Steve Panton, Matthew Piper, and Sarah Rose Sharp

Thirty illustrated essays highlighting a variety of Detroit artists.

Paperback
Published: August 2017
ISBN: 9780814344156

Mounties on the Cover

By Al Lund

Retired Staff Sergeant Al Lund’s collection of Mountie books, magazines, and comics over forty-five years.

Paperback
Published: June 2017
ISBN: 9781551953694
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The Detroit Public Library

An American Classic

Barbara Madgy Cohn and Patrice Rafail Merritt

A photographic tour of the Detroit Public Library’s rich art and architectural history.

Hardback
Published: May 2017
ISBN: 9780814342329
eBOOK
Published: May 2017
ISBN: 9780814342336

Tar Wars

Oil, Environment and Alberta’s Image

Geo Takach

Documentary filmmakers and PR professionals exemplify Alberta’s internationally escalating clash between environment and economy.

Paperback
Published: February 2017
ISBN: 9781772121407

George Baxter, Master Colour Printer

Oil-Colour Prints from the Donald and Barbara Cameron Collection

Merrill Distad

Exhibition of oil-coloured prints by Victorian master printer and innovator, George Baxter (1804-1867).

Paperback
Published: November 2016
ISBN: 9781551953526
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Transnational Identities

Women, Art, and Migration in Contemporary Israel

Tal Dekel

A polyphonic collection of voices of migrant women artists in Israel that reflects their individual and collective experiences of migration and in particular, the gendered aspects of uprooting and re-grounding in a steadily expanding transnational reality of the ethno-national state.

Paperback
Published: November 2016
ISBN: 9780814342503
eBOOK
Published: November 2016
ISBN: 9780814342510

Essay'd

30 Detroit Artists

Written, edited, and compiled by Dennis Alan Nawrocki, Steve Panton, Matthew Piper, and Sarah Rose Sharp

Thirty illustrated essays highlighting a variety of best-loved and little-known Detroit artists.

Paperback
Published: August 2016
ISBN: 9780814342275

From Dog Bridegroom to Wolf Girl

Contemporary Japanese Fairy-Tale Adaptations in Conversation with the West

Mayako Murai

Brings contemporary Japanese literary and artistic fairy-tale adaptations into conversation with Euro-American feminist fairy-tale re-creation and scholarship.

Paperback
Published: November 2015
ISBN: 9780814339497
eBOOK
Published: November 2015
ISBN: 9780814339503

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

Robert Wilbert

Ennobling the Ordinary

Edited by Gere Baskin Photographs by Dirk Bakker

A study of Detroit artist Robert Wilbert that investigates his roles as a teacher, mentor, and advocate for the arts.

Hardback
Published: July 2011
ISBN: 9780615453835

Through African Eyes

The European in African Art, 1500 to Present

By Nii O. Quarcoopome

A new interpretation of the artistic record of African and European interaction, based on the Detroit Institute of Arts exhibition.

Paperback
Published: May 2010
ISBN: 9780895581631

Energy

Charles McGee at Eighty-Five

Julia R. Myers

Details the life, work, and community contributions of Detroit artist Charles McGee.

Paperback
Published: November 2009
ISBN: 9780912042992
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Art in Detroit Public Places

Third Edition

Dennis Alan Nawrocki

Third edition of a favorite guide to major examples of public art in metropolitan Detroit, updated for the first time since 1999.

Paperback
Published: August 2008
ISBN: 9780814333785

The Healing Work of Art

From the Collection of Detroit Receiving Hospital

Edited by Irene Walt and Grace Serra

The Healing Work of Art documents the amazing collection of art of the Detroit Receiving Hospital, highlighting the diversity of its holdings as well as its history.

Hardback
Published: December 2007
ISBN: 9780979881800

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