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Afterimage Vol. 44 no. 4


Afghanistan: Between Hope and Fear, By Paula Bronstein/University of Texas Press/2016/227 pp./$55.00 (hb)

Anti-Book: On the Art and Politics of Radical Publishing, by Nicholas Thoburn. University of Minnesota Press/372 pp./$30.00 (sb).

An Artist’s Life by Eleanora Antinova, by Eleanor Antin. Hirmer Verlag/216 pp./$25.00 (hb).

Before Pictures, by Douglas Crimp. Dancing Foxes Press and University of Chicago Press/307 pp./$39.00 (hb). [See book review in a forthcoming issue of Afterimage.]

Cinéma Militant: Political Filmmaking and May 1968, by Paul Douglas Grant. Wallflower Press/224 pp./$28.00 (sb).

Cinema’s Bodily Illusions: Flying, Floating, and Hallucinating, by Scott C. Richmond. University of Minnesota Press/215 pp./$27.00 (sb).

Civic Aesthetics: Militarism, Israeli Art and Visual Culture, by Noa Roei. Bloomsbury Academic/225 pp./$24.99 (sb).

The Extraordinary Image: Orson Welles, Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick, and the Reimagining of Cinema, by Robert P. Kolker. Rutgers University Press/228 pp./$27.95 (hb). [See book review in a forthcoming issue of Afterimage.]

Mirror Affect: Seeing Self, Observing Others in Contemporary Art, by Cristina Albu. University of Minnesota Press/303 pp./$30.00 (sb).

Photography and Tibet, by Clare Harris. Reaktion Books/173 pp./$29.95 (sb).

Photography in Southeast Asia: A Survey, by Zhuang Wubin. NUS Press/522 pp./$40.00 (hb).

Practicable: From Participation to Interaction in Contemporary Art, edited by Samuel Bianchini and Erik Verhagen. MIT Press/930 pp./$50.00 (hb).

Queer Cinema in the World, by Karl Schoonover and Rosalind Galt. Duke University Press/393 pp./$27.95 (sb).

The Red and the Black: American Film Noir in the 1950s, by Robert Miklitsch. University of Illinois Press/284 pp./$28.00 (sb).

Scale, edited by Jennifer L. Roberts. Terra Foundation for American Art/256 pp./$24.95 (sb).

The Seductions of Darwin: Art, Evolution, Neuroscience, by Matthew Rampley. Pennsylvania State University Press/189 pp./$34.95 (sb).

Serious Daring: The Fiction and Photography of Eudora Welty and Rosamond Purcell, by Susan Letzler Cole. University of Arkansas Press/142 pp./$34.95 (hb).

Walter De Maria: Meaningless Work, by Jane McFadden. Reaktion Books/235 pp./$40.00 (hb).

Zooming In: Histories of Photography in China, by Wu Hung. Reaktion Books/398 pp./$57.00 (hb).


Activestills: Photography as Protest in Palestine/Israel, edited by Vered Maimon and Shiraz Grinbaum. Pluto Press/319 pp./$30.00 (sb).

The Borscht Belt: Revisiting the Remains of America’s Jewish Vacationland, by Marisa Scheinfeld, with texts by Stefan Kanfer and Jenna Weissman Joselit. Cornell University Press/188 pp./$29.95 (hb).

Cowboys of the Americas, by Luis Fabini, with text by Wade Davis. Greystone Books/156 pp./$45.00 (hb).

Dickey Chapelle Under Fire: Photographs by the First American Female War Correspondent Killed in Action, by John Garofolo. Wisconsin Historical Society Press/166 pp./$25.00 (hb).

I Guardiani Del Silenzio (The Guardians of Silence), by Andrea Contrini. Edizioni Osiride/196 pp./$35.00 (hb).

Jeff Wall: Specific Pictures, by Stefan Gronert. Schirmer/Mosel/126 pp./$59.95 (hb).

Landscapes: Photographs 1926–1946, by August Sander, with text by Wolfgang Kemp. University of Chicago Press/unpaginated/$65.00 (hb).

Mexico, by Mark Cohen. University of Texas Press/unpaginated./$55.00 (hb).

North of Dixie: Civil Rights Photography Beyond the South, by Mark Speltz. J. Paul Getty Museum/148 pp./$35.00 (hb).

Rafael Font Vaillant: Words, Colors, Shapes–And a World That May Be Dying Out, by Rafael Font Vaillant. Editions Vilar/unpaginated/$27.00 (sb).

The Time of the Force Majeure: After 45 Years Counterforce is on the Horizon, by Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison. Prestel/462 pp./$60.00 (hb).

Western Landscapes, by Lee Friedlander, with texts by Richard Benson and Jock Reynolds. Yale University Art Gallery/189 pp./$75.00 (hb).


Själsö, by Sara A. Tremblay, with texts by Véronique La Perrière M. and Anne-Marie Proulx. VU Photo/unpaginated/$40.00 (hb).


The Artist’s Museum, edited by Dan Byers. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Nov. 16, 2016–March 26, 2017. DelMonico Books/Prestel in association with the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston/256 pp./$49.95 (hb).

Inventing Downtown: Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952–1965, by Melissa Rachleff. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, Jan. 10–April 1, 2017; and Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland, Sept. 28–Nov. 25, 2018. DelMonico Books/Prestel in association with the Grey Art Gallery, New York University/296 pp./$75.00 (hb).

Julio Le Parc: Form into Action, edited by Estrellita B. Brodsky. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at Pérez Art Museum Miami, Nov. 18, 2016–March 19, 2017. DelMonico Books/ Prestel in association with Pérez Art Museum Miami/212 pp./$60.00 (hb).

Red Tape: A New Work by Les Levine, 1970, by Les Levine. Published in conjunction with the exhibition Les Levine: Bio-Tech Rehearsals, 1965-1975 at the Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery, Columbia University, New York, Feb. 4–March 12, 2016. Columbia Books on Architecture and the City/122 pp./$15.00 (sb).

Matthew Barney: Otto Trilogy, with texts by Matthew Barney, Maggie Nelson, and Nancy Spector. Published in conjunction with the exhibition Matthew Barney: Facility of DECLINE at Gladstone Gallery, New York, Sept. 8–Oct. 22, 2016. Gladstone Gallery/193 pp./$65.00 (hb).

Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016, by Chrissie Iles. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Oct. 28, 2016–Feb. 5, 2017. Whitney Museum of American Art/251 pp./$65.00 (hb). [See exhibition review in a forthcoming issue of Afterimage.]

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