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Afterimage Vol. 43, no. 4


Agnès Varda, by Kelley Conway. University of Illinois Press/187 pp./$22.00 (sb).

The Art of Wonder: Inspiration, Creativity, and the Minneapolis Institute of Art, edited by Jeff Johnson. Minneapolis Institute of Art/164 pp./$25.00  (hb).

Avant-Garde Museology, edited by Arseny Zhilyaev. e-flux Classics/628 pp./$35.00 (sb).

Awakening the Eye: Robert Frank’s American Cinema, by George Kouvaros. University of Minnesota Press/225 pp./$25.00 (sb).

The Builders Association: Performance and Media in Contemporary Theater, by Shannon Jackson and Marianne Weems. MIT Press/438 pp./$39.95 (hb).

Coin-Operated Americans: Rebooting Boyhood at the Video Game Arcade, by Carly A. Kocurek. University of Minnesota Press/244 pp./$22.95 (sb).

Digital Shift: The Cultural Logic of Punctuation, by Jeff Scheible. University of Minnesota Press/160 pp./$20.00 (sb).

Dissolve into Comprehension: Writings and Interviews, 1964–2004, by Jack Burnham, with a foreword by Hans Haacke. MIT Press/317 pp./$34.95 (hb).

Group Efforts: Changing Public Space, edited by Gavin Browning. GSAPP Books/92 pp./$23.00 (sb).

Hanan al-Cinema: Affections for the Moving Image, by Laura U. Marks. MIT Press/400 pp./$30.00 (hb).

Improper Names: Collective Pseudonyms from the Luddites to Anonymous, by Marco Deseriis. University of Minnesota Press/289 pp./$27.00 (sb).

The Maltese Falcon to Body of Lies: Spies, Noirs, and Trust, by Robert von Hallberg. University of New Mexico Press/219 pp./$29.95 (sb).

Our Gang: A Racial History of The Little Rascals, by Julia Lee, with a foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. University of Minnesota Press/317 pp./$24.95 (sb).

Our Own Image: A Story of a Māori Filmmaker, by Barry Barclay. University of Minnesota Press/98 pp./$20.00 (sb).

Planet/Cuba: Art, Culture, and the Future of the Island, by Rachel Price. Verso/246 pp./$29.95 (sb).

Simultaneous Worlds: Global Science Fiction Cinema, edited by Jennifer L. Feeley and Sarah Ann Wells. University of Minnesota Press/315 pp./$30.00 (sb).

Singular Images, Failed Copies: William Henry Fox Talbot and the Early Photograph, by Vered Maimon. University of Minnesota Press/269 pp./$30.00 (sb).

Softimage: Towards a New Theory of the Digital Image, by Ingrid Hoelzl and Remi Marie. Intellect/143 pp./$36.00 (sb).

Unshelfmarked: Reconceiving the Artists’ Book, by Michael Hampton. Uniformbooks/174 pp./$18.25 (sb).

When We Fight We Win: Twenty-First-Century Social Movements and the Activists That Are Transforming Our World, by Greg Jobin-Leeds, with art curated by AgitArte. New Press/188 pp./$17.95 (sb).

Women’s Views: The Narrative Stereograph in Nineteenth-Century America, by Melody Davis. University of New Hampshire Press/247 pp./$40.00 (sb).


Aunties: The Seven Summers of Alevtina and Ludmila, photographs by Nadia Sablin, with foreword by Sandra S. Phillips. Duke University Press/unpaginated/$45.00 (hb).

Barry Le Va: The Aesthetic Aftermath, by Michael Maizels. University of Minnesota Press/209 pp./$30.00 (sb).

War is Beautiful: The New York Times Pictorial Guide to the Glamour of Armed Conflict, by David Shields. PowerHouse Books/111 pp./$39.95 (hb).


Political Abstraction, by Ralph Gibson. Lustrum Press/86 pp./$50.00 (hb).

Exhibition Catalogs

Berlin Metropolis: 1918–1933, edited by Olaf Peters. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Neue Gallerie, New York, Oct. 1, 2015–Jan. 4, 2016. Prestel in association with Neue Gallerie New York/399 pp./$75.00 (hb).

Emily Jacir: Europa, edited by Emily Jacir and Omar Kholeif. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Whitechapel Gallery, London, Sept. 30, 2015–Jan. 3, 2016; and the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Oct.–Dec. 2016. Prestel in association with Whitechapel Gallery/219 pp./$50.00 (hb).

Imperfect Chronology: Arab Art from the Modern to the Contemporary; Works from the Barjeel Art Foundation, edited by Omar Kholeif with Candy Stobbs. Published in conjunction with the four-part exhibition Imperfect Chronology: Debating Modernism at the Whitechapel Gallery, London, Sept. 8, 2015–Jan. 8, 2015. Prestel in association with Whitechapel Gallery/272 pp./$60.00 (hb).

Interim—Un tunnel transatlantique, edited by Marina Geitz and Constanze Müller. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at La Maison de la culture Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Montréal, Sept. 1–Oct. 14, 2012; and D21 Kunstraum, Leipzig, May 5–June 16, 2013. Nisaba Verlag/94 pp./$27.00(sb).

Meinrad Schade: War Without War; Photographs of the Former Soviet Union, edited by Nadine Olenetsky. Published in conjunction with the exhibition Meinrad Schade: War Without War at the Fotostiftung Schweiz, Zürich, March 7–May 17, 2015. Scheidegger & Spiess/263 pp./$60.00 (hb).

Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath, by Keith F. Davis. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Sept. 19, 2015–Feb. 21, 2016; and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, Nov. 2016–March 2017. Hall Family Foundation in association with the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art/323 pp./$65.00 (hb).

Uh-Oh: Frances Stark 1991–2015, edited by Frances Stark and Ali Subotnick. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Hammer museum, Los Angeles, Oct. 11, 2015–Jan. 24, 2016. DelMonico Books/Prestel in association with Hammer Museum/247 pp./$45.00 (hb).

Viviane Sassen: Umbra, photographs by Viviane Sassen, with text by Maria Barnas. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, March 8–June 1, 2014. Prestel/unpaginated/$65.00 (sb).

Walker Evans: Depth of Field, edited by John T. Hill and Heinz Liesbrock. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Josef Albers Museum Quadrat, Bottrop, Germany, Sept. 27, 2015–Jan. 10, 2016; the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, June 19–Sept. 11, 2016; and the Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Oct. 29, 2016–Jan. 22, 2017. Prestel/406 pp./$85.00 (hb).

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