How to Be an Artist
Art has the power to change our lives. For many, becoming an... Read more »
Art in an Emergency
In the age of Trump and Brexit, every crisis is instantly overridden by the next. The turbulent political weather of the twenty-first century generates anxiety and makes it difficult to know how to react. Olivia... Read more »
The $12 Million Stuffed Shark
The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art
Intriguing and entertaining, The $12 Million Stuffed Shark is a Freakonomics approach to the economics and psychology of the contemporary art world.... Read more »
A luminous map to navigate an opaque and disorienting present
An infinite geography of possible futures
What does it mean to be Black and alive right now?
Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham have brought together this collection of work—essays, memes, dialogues, recipes, tweets, poetry, and... Read more »
Ninth Street Women
Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art
Set amid the most turbulent social and political period of modern times, Ninth Street Women is the impassioned, wild, sometimes tragic,... Read more »
In Just Kids, Patti Smith’s first book of prose, the legendary American artist offers a never-before-seen glimpse of her remarkable relationship with photographer Robert Mapplethorpe in the epochal days of New York City and the Chelsea Hotel in the late sixties and seventies. An honest and moving story of youth and friendship, Smith brings the...Read more »
A Book About Freedom
Seven Days in the Art World
In a series of beautifully paced narratives, Sarah Thornton investigates the drama of a Christie's... Read more »
If you enjoyed My Year of Rest and Relaxation, then you’ll love Swing Time.
“If you liked “Swing Time”, “My Year of Rest and Relaxation” is your next good read! Both have intensely interesting (albeit frustrating) female protagonists that will make you see even the most mundane things in an entirely new light.”Cherie, Village Books
Una biografía de Frida Kahlo
La mejor biografía que se ha escrito sobre Frida Kahlo, la pintora mexicana por excelencia.
Edición revisada con prólogo de Valeria Luiselli
Frida fue una figura mítica creada por sí misma, el centro exótico de una esfera que incluía a amigos como León Trotski y Nelson Rockefeller, Isamu Noguchi y André Breton, Dolores del Río y Paulette...Read more »