Art & Architecture

Contest to Win a Free Copy of Building Seagram

We are please to announce that Building Seagram received a PROSE Award for Excellence in Architectural and Urban Planning. We are also pleased to announce that Building Seagram has been named the Designers & Books 2013 Notable Design Book of the Year. Over here at YUP we are celebrating and

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Yale Press Heads to #CAA2014 with Amazing Raffle Prizes

We’ve packed our warmest woolens and are off tomorrow for Chicago, to join artists, scholars, curators, students, educators, writers, and publishers of art and architecture at the 102nd annual conference of the College Art Association.  We relish this opportunity to meet with our authors, connect with our readers, and catch

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Olympic Fashions: Elegance in an Age of Crisis

Today, the exhibition Elegance in an Age of Crisis: Fashions of the 1930s opens at The Museum at FIT.  The show looks at women’s clothing and menswear, from a global perspective, during a decade when truly modern clothing came to be.  The forces behind the changes in fashion in the

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#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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