April is for Art History

April is the month when art historians from near and far gather for the annual Association for Art History conference. To celebrate, we’ve put together an inspiring list of art history books and a very special offer. So start spring cleaning your bookshelves now, as these titles are definitely worth making that extra bit of space for!

Association for Art History

Yale University Press will be at the Association for Art History 2018 Annual Conference in April. We are offering 25% off an extensive range of titles. You can browse the list on our website here and redeem your discount online when you enter AAH18 at the checkout. You will also find us at the Association for Art History Book Fair at the Courtauld Institute of Art & King’s College London, 5 to 7 April 2018.


Seven art history books to add to your shelves this April

Charlotte Salomon cover1. Charlotte Salomon and the Theatre of Memory by Griselda Pollock

An enlightening and overdue re-evaluation of the masterwork of a complex and under-appreciated artist.

Griselda Pollock is Professor of the Social and Critical Histories of Art at the University of Leeds.


Lee Lozano cover2. Lee Lozano: Not Working by Jo Applin

An illuminating study of an overlooked artist from the 1960s whose work has recently returned to the limelight.

Jo Applin is Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary art at the Courtauld Institute of Art.


Picasso drawing cover3. Picasso and the Art of Drawing by Christopher Lloyd

A sumptuously illustrated book detailing how drawing serves as the vital thread connecting Picasso’s entire body of work.

Christopher Lloyd is an independent scholar and former Surveyor of The Queen’s Pictures in the British Royal Collection.


Michelangelo drawings cover4. Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer by Carmen C. Bambach

A comprehensive and breathtakingly illustrated presentation of the genius of Michelangelo by the world’s leading expert on the artist.

Carmen C. Bambach is curator in the Department of Drawings and Prints at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.


Monet and architecture cover5. Monet and Architecture by Richard Thomson

This beautiful book is the first to focus on Monet’s work through his representation of architecture.

Richard Thomson is Watson Gordon Professor of Fine Art at the University of Edinburgh.


Royal Academy of Arts cover6. The Royal Academy of Arts: History and Collections, edited by Robin Simon with MaryAnne Stevens

Published on the 250th anniversary of the foundation of the Royal Academy of Arts, this new history of the Academy is the result of an unprecedented study of its collections.

Robin Simon is editor of the British Art Journal.


Designing the modern city cover7. Designing the Modern City: Urbanism Since 1850 by Eric Mumford

A comprehensive new survey tracing the global history of urbanism and urban design from the industrial revolution to the present.

Eric Mumford is Rebecca and John Voyles Professor of Architecture at Washington University in St. Louis.


Find more selected art history titles by flicking through our conference brochure


We are also excited that six Yale authors will be taking part in the AAH 2018 conference: Griselda Pollock is giving the keynote lecture on 7 April while Deborah Swallow, Jo Applin, Ben Highmore, Marcia Pointon and Andrew Eschelbacher are giving papers in the sessions on postcolonial historiographies, women artists, pop art, textility and sculpture.


Take a look at our complete Art & Architecture 2017/2018 Catalogue


Staff pick!

Art Can Help Art Can Help coverby Robert Adams

A collection of inspiring essays by the photographer Robert Adams, who advocates the meaningfulness of art in a disillusioned society.

RRP £20.00  OFFER PRICE £15.00 with the code AAH18

 

Browse the full list of discounted Yale art books for #AAH18 here.

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