K. L. H. Wells — Full is a tapestry that is instantly recognizable as a work by Josef Albers, who is best known for his series Homage to the Square. Like the paintings and prints in that series, this tapestry presents a set of nested squares in deeply saturated hues
Albers Foundation chief curator Brenda Danilowitz talks about the new Anni Albers retrospective exhibition and book. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify | Soundcloud
Among our exciting fall books is one about German-born American designer Kem Weber, whose fascinating life story rivals his outstanding design work in interest. The book’s author, Christopher Long, will be delighting California audiences next week with talks about Kem Weber – he has an event at the AD&A Museum
Recently, we published what we knew to be an excellent, and overdue, book about the works and career of architect Paul Rudolph. Rudolph is near and dear to our hearts at Yale – he was the chair of the Yale School of Architecture when he designed the Yale Art &
Follow @yaleARTbooks Marquard Smith is research leader and head of doctoral studies in the School of Humanities, The Royal College of Art, London, and editor-in-chief of the Journal of Visual Culture. In February 2014, we will publish a new book by Marquard, entitled The Erotic Doll: A Modern Fetish. This
Follow @LittleHistoryOf Ivan Lett— What is the action a book nerd uses to signal his kin? Once it might have been a casual nod over horned-rim glasses; or, perhaps a deliberate and pretentious turn of the jacket, even the kindness to let a curious stranger read harmlessly over your shoulder.
If there is one thing more depressing than reading other people’s old letters it is reading one’s own. – The Letters of T.S. Eliot, Volume 3: 1926-1927 Volume 3 of The Letters of T.S. Eliot picks up where the first and second volumes left off, chronicling the years 1926-1927, a