Art & Architecture

From the Designers Desk: Yve Ludwig

The February installment of our series From the Designers Desk brings you a guest post from the wonderfully talented Yve Ludwig, who has had her own independent design practice since 2012.  Prior to that, she was an Associate Partner at Pentagram Design.  Her work has won numerous awards and recognition

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Happy Birthday to Louis Kahn!

To commemorate the birthday of Louis Kahn (1901-1974), George H. Marcus and William Whitaker, the authors of The Houses of Louis Kahn, share insight into the minds and personalities of two of Louis Kahn’s important patrons, Philip Q. Roche and Francis Heed Adler. Louis Kahn, born into a poor Jewish

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Why 1971? By Judith Clark, co-author of “Exhibiting Fashion: Before and After 1971”

Lots of things happened in 1971… Disney World opened, Greenpeace came into existence, Mount Etna erupted, and an exhibition opened at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum changed the course of fashion curation.  Judith Clark, co-author of our new book Exhibiting Fashion, explains why. Judith Clark— Exhibiting Fashion: Before and After

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Gego’s Reticulárea: Transcending Space and Time

As Gego exhibitions sweep across Europe this spring, (currently at the Maison de l’Amérique Latine in Paris, and coming soon to the Hamburger Kunsthalle, Kunstmuseum in Stuttgart, Henry Moore Institute in Leeds, and the Royal Academy of Arts, London), we are celebrating the recent release of the magnificent book Untangling

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En Plein Air: Texas Gulf Coast Style

This Sunday the Forrest Bess:Seeing Things Invisible exhibition opens at the Neuberger Museum—the final stop on a tour that has included The Menil Collection in Texas and the Hammer Museum in LA. The exhibition catalog’s designer, Don Quaintance, shares a guest post with us today on his fellow Texan’s work.

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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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