Art & Architecture

#Instavangogh Beards From the Phillips Collection

A short post today, as we couldn’t resist bringing your attention to the wonderful thing that our colleagues over at The Phillips Collection have done to celebrate their recent, and hugely popular, exhibition Van Gogh Repetitions. We can only imagine that they must have wondered, as we have, whether anyone

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Lauren Rosenblum on Digital Art Publishing

For the past year I have been working as a Digital Publishing Assistant for Art & Architecture at Yale University Press. My desk at work is surrounded by bookshelves holding decades of examples of the Press’s unflagging commitment to the production and publication of high-quality art books. Immediately to my

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Capturing the Butterfly: David Ebony Interviews Daniel E. Sutherland, author of “Whistler”

We are thrilled to announce an exciting new blog feature: David Ebony, one of our favorite writers about art and artists, will contribute regular interviews with authors, artists, curators, and other personalities from the art world at its intersections with our publications on art and architecture. David Ebony— If today’s

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Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video Giveaway Contest

The Exhibition Carrie Mae Weems: Three Decades of Photography and Video has just opened to much acclaim at the Guggenheim Museum in New York.  We are deciding which train to take in to the city to see the show, which has spent the past 16 months traveling around the country

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Design from the History of Coffee and Tea

The persistently low temperatures and snow accumulations this winter have had all of us in New Haven, and many of our friends, family, and acquaintances across the US, considering the merits of hibernation. Blazing fireplaces, wool blankets, and warm beverages are the enduring basics in winter weather survival. The Chinese

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National Pie Day Announcement: Art and Appetite Winners

In honor of National Pie Day, we’d like to take a moment to congratulate the five winners of our American culinary history quiz!  Jennifer A., Ilya K,. Kevin J., Claudia D., and Yayoi S. were the first five contestants to answer all of the questions correctly.  We hope you enjoy

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From the Designer’s Desk: Luke Bulman

The talented and witty Luke Bulman is the director of Thumb, a Brooklyn-based graphic design firm with a focus on architecture, art, design, and culture.  He’s also the latest subject in our illuminating series of blog posts featuring book designers. 1. Why did you pursue design, rather than, say, painting

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Converging Lines: Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt

Among our March releases this year is an enchanting book entitled Converging Lines: Eva Hesse and Sol LeWitt, edited by Veronica Roberts and including essays by Lucy R. Lippard, Veronica Roberts, and Kirsten Swenson.  The book celebrates the close friendship that Hesse and LeWitt formed between the late 1950s and

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Dream Lina Bo Bardi Bowl Chair Contest Winners

Back in November, we gave our readers the chance to win a copy of our handsome new publication Lina Bo Bardi by Zeuler Lima by describing their dream Bardi bowl chair and telling us where the chair would be placed, and what they’d be reading while nestled comfortably in its concavity. 

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The Itinerant Languages of Photography: Exhibition Preview

The Itinerant Languages of Photography, an ambitious exhibition in its final week at the Princeton University Art Museum, examines photography’s capacity to circulate across time and space as well as across other media, such as art, literature, and cinema.  In the eloquent Introduction to the captivating accompanying book, Eduardo Cadava

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