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Afterimage Vol. 43, no. 5


Art Systems: Brazil and the 1970s, by Elena Shtromberg. University of Texas Press/$29.95/210 pp. (sb).

Becoming Past: History in Contemporary Art, by Jane Blocker. University of Minnesota Press/236 pp./$30.00 (sb).

Chaos Imagined: Literature, Art, Science, by Martin Meisel. Columbia University Press/585 pp./$45.00 (hb).

Computing as Writing, by Daniel Punday. University of Minnesota Press/179 pp./$27.00 (sb).

Dead Matter: The Meaning of Iconic Corpses, by Margaret Schwartz. University of Minnesota Press/140 pp./$25.00 (sb).

Entry Points: The Vera List Center Field Guide on Art and Social Justice, No. 1, edited by Carin Kuoni and Chelsea Haines. Vera List Center for Art and Politics/288 pp./$25.00 (sb).

How to Talk about Videogames, by Ian Bogost. University of Minnesota Press/197 pp./$19.95 (sb).

Man Ray: Writings on Art, edited by Jennifer Mundy. Getty Research Institute/456 pp./$50.00 (hb).

Mário Pedrosa: Primary Documents, edited by Gloria Ferreira and Paulo Herkenhoff. Museum of Modern Art/464 pp./$40.00 (sb).

Mechademia 10: World Renewal, edited by Frenchy Lunning. University of Minnesota Press/268 pp./$25.00 (sb).

Mounting Frustration: The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power, by Susan E. Cahan. Duke University Press/344 pp./$34.95 (hb).

The New Mutants: Superheroes and the Radical Imagination of American Comics, by Ramzi Fawaz. New York University Press/316 pp./$29.00 (sb).

On Photography: Walter Benjamin, edited and translated by Esther Leslie. Reaktion Books/156 pp./$24.95 (sb).

On Stage: The Theatrical Dimension of Video Image, by Mathilde Roman, with a preface by Mieke Bal. Intellect/111 pp./$36.00 (sb).

Robert Altman: In the American Grain, by Frank Caso. Reaktion Books/287 pp./$27.00 (sb).

Virtual Memory: Time-Based Art and the Dream of Digitality, by Homay King. Duke University Press/202 pp./$22.95 (sb).



Oblique Views: Aerial Photography and Southwest Archaeology, photographs by Charles A. Lindbergh, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, and Adriel Heisey; edited by Maxine E. McBrinn. Museum of New Mexico Press/123 pp./$39.95 (hb).

Women, Workers, and Race in LIFE Magazine: Hansel Mieth’s Reform Photojournalism, 1934–1955, by Dolores Flamiano. Ashgate/288 pp./$149.95 (hb).



Living in the Chelsea Hotel, by Linda Troeller. Schiffer/143 pp./$34.99 (hb).

Ultimate High: Skydiving Behind the Lens, by Juan Mayer. Self-published/103 pp./$39.99 (hb).


Exhibition catalogs

Another Minimalism: Art After California Light and Space, by Melissa E. Feldman. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, November 14, 2015–February 21, 2016. Fruitmarket Gallery/96 pp./$24.95 (sb).

 Carolee Schneemann: Kinetic Painting, edited by Sabine Breitwieser. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Nov. 21, 2015–Feb. 28, 2016. Prestel in association with the Museum der Moderne Salzburg/331 pp./$60.00 (hb).

Peter Fischli David Weiss: How to Work Better, by Nancy Spector and Nat Trotman. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Feb. 5–April 27, 2016; and Museo Jumex, Mexico City, June 9–Sept. 2016. DelMonico Books/Prestel in association with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation/379 pp./$75.00 (hb).

Seen & Imagined: The World of Clifford Ross, edited by Joseph Thompson and Jay A. Clarke. Published in conjunction with the exhibition Clifford Ross: Landscape Seen & Imagined at MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts, May 23, 2015–April 17, 2016. MIT Press in association with MASS MoCA/347 pp./$59.95 (hb).

TeleGen: Kunst und Fernsehen / Art and Television, edited by Dieter Daniels and Stephan Berg. Published in conjunction with the exhibition TeleGen: Kunst und Fernsehen at Kunstmuseum Bonn, Jan. 10, 2015–Jan. 17, 2016; and Kunstmusem Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Feb. 19–May 16, 2016. Hirmer Verlag in association with Kunstmuseum Bonn/352 pp./$59.00 (hb).

Vik Muniz, by Arthur Ollman. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Feb. 28–May 29, 2016. DelMonico Books/Prestel in association with the Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography/189 pp./$60.00 (hb).



Films on Architecture, directed by Christoph Schaub, with texts by Martin Walder and Christoph Schaub. 3 DVDs in a booklet. Scheidegger & Spiess/320 min./$45.00 (hb).


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