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Library Resources

The library is geared with top­–notch resources to support the study of art, art history and visual studies. In addition to books, ebooks, catalogues, and dvd's, the library maintains subscriptions to key periodicals including Artforum, Artnews, Modern Painters and October and online subscriptions to Films On Demand and the premier image and humanities databases ArtStor and JStor.

Art since 1900, Hal Foster et al
Art in the Modern Era, Ann Dempsey
Modern Art : A Very Short Introduction, David Cottington, ebook
Art in Theory 1900–2000, Charles Harrison, Paul Wood, editors
Cultural Theory: The Key Concepts, Peter Sedgwick
Modernism: The Lure of Heresy, Peter Gay
Theorizing Modernism: Visual Art and the Critical Tradition, Johanna Drucker
Modern art in the common culture, Thomas Crow
Art in Modern Culture. Francis Frascina
The Meanings of Modern Art, MoMA, NY, John Russell
Modernism : The New Critical Idiom, Peter Childs, ebook
Modern Art: Impressionism to Postmodernism, David Britt (editor)
How to read a modern painting, Jon Thompson
Modern art: painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, Sam Hunter,
John Jacobus, Daniel Wheeler
Modernism, Expressionism & Theories of the Avant-Garde, Richard Murphy, ebook
American Salons : Encounters with European Modernism, 1885-1917, Robert M. Crunden, ebook
Concepts of Modern Art: From Fauvism to Postmodernism, Nikos Stangos
After Modern Art 1945–2000, David Hopkins
A Companion to Contemporary Art since 1945, Ameila Jones (editor)
The Return of the Real, Hal Foster
The Originality of the Avant–Garde and Other Modernist Myths, Rosalind Krauss
Rediscovering Aesthetics: Transdisciplinary Voices from Art History ,
Philosophy, and Art Practice,
Francis Halsall, Julia Jansen, Tony O'Connor (Editors)

Realism, PVCC online Film On Demand
Art Nouveau 1890–1914, National Gallery of Art, DC; Mr. Bing & l’Art Nouveau
Edouard Manet: painter of modern life, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Art Nouveau 1890–1914 National Gallery of Art, DC, edited by Paul Greenhalgh
1900: Art at the Crossroads, Robert Rosenblum, Mary Anne Stevens, Ann Dumas
The Painting of Modern Life, T.J. Clark
Desire and Excess: the 19th century culture of art, Jonah Siefel
Decadent Subjects : The Idea of Decadence in Art, Literature, Philosophy, and
Culture of the Fin de Siècle in Europe, Charles Bernheimer, T. Jefferson Kline, Naomi Schor, ebook
Foreign Bodies : Gender, Language, and Culture in French Orientalism, Madeleine Dobie, ebook
Orientalist Aesthetics: Art, Colonialism and French North Africa, Roger Benjamin
From Millet to Leger: essays in social art history, Robert L. Herbert

From Monet to Van Gogh, Richard Bretell, Art Institute of Chicago (Phoenix College reserve)
Impressionism in art and music
The Postimpressionists (Cezanne), Cromwell Films (inter-library loan)

Impressionism: Reflections and Perceptions, Meyer Schapiro
French Impressionism, Richard Bretell, Art Institute of Chicago
Post-impressionism, Richard Bretell, Art Institute of Chicago
Post–impressionism: from Van Gogh to Gauguin, John Rewald, MoMA
Paul Gauguin, Belinda Thomson
Graphic Works of the Impressionists, Jane Brenton
Cezanne and the end of Impressionism, Richard Shiff
Modern Theories of Art : From Impressionism to Kandinsky, Volume 2, Moshe Barasch, ebook

Entartete Kunst (Degenerate Art)
The Rape of Europa

German Modernism : Music and the Arts, Walter Frisch, ebook
My Own Private Germany: Daniel Paul Schreber's Secret History of Modernity, Eric L. Santner, ebook

Matisse / Picasso; The Mystery of Picasso

Pierre Daix, Picasso
Guillaume Apollinaire, The Cubist Painters
Cubism and Abstract Art, Alfred H. Barr, Jr. (inter–library loan)

Alexsander Rodchenko and the Russian Avant–Garde
The Avant–Garde in Russia, 1910–1930, vhs, LACMA
Architecture and the Russian Avant–Garde
Dziga Vertov, Man with a Movie Camera

Aleksandr Rodchenko, Vavara Stepanova: The Future Is Our Only Goal
Imagining the Unimaginable: World War, Modern Art, and the Politics of Public Culture in Russia, 1914-1917, Aaron J. Cohen, ebook
Vsevolod Pudovkin; Classic Films of the Soviet Avant-Garde, Amy Sargeant, ebook

Bauhaus: The Face of the 20th Century, Frank Whitford
Bauhaus: Less Is More

Bauhaus 1919–1933, Bauhaus Archive, Magdalena Droste (ed)
The Bauhaus, Frank Whitford,
De Stijl, Paul Overy,
Pioneers of Modern Design from William Morris to Walter Gropius, Nikolaus Pevsner
Haunted Modernism : A Cultural History of West German Industrial Design, Paul Betts, ebook
Mies Van der Rohe's Krefeld Villas, Kent Kleinman, Leslie Van, ebook
Presence of Mies, Detlef Mertins, ebook
Histories of the Immediate Present : Inventing Architectural Modernism, Anthony Vidler, ebook

German Dada
Marcel Duchamp, Iconoclast
Man Ray: Prophet of the Avant–Garde
Max Ernst
Alberto Giacometti: Eyes on the Horizon
The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo

Dada, National Gallery of Art catalogue raisonée, Leah Dickerman et al
Dada: Art and Anti–Art, Hans Richter
Hans Richter : Activism, Modernism, and the Avant-Garde, Stephen Foster, ebook
Exiles of Marcel Duchamp, T. J. Demos, ebook
Dada East : The Romanians of Cabaret Voltaire, Tom Sandqvist, ebook
Pictorial Nominalism: On Marcel Duchamp's Passage fr. Painting to the Readymade,
Thierry De Duve, ebook
Performance Art: from Futurism to the Present, Roselee Goldberg
Illuminations , Walter Benjamin
Walter Benjamin and Art, Andrew Benjamin, ebook
Walter Benjamin and the Arcades Project, Beatrice Hanssen, ebook
Surrealism and Cinema, Michael Richardson, ebook

Jackson Pollock

Abstract Expressionism, Barbara Hess
The New York School: A Cultural Reckoning, Dore Ashton
Art and Culture: Critical Essays, Clement Greenberg
Discovering the Present: three decades in art, culture, politics, Harold Rosenberg
Pollock and After: The Critical Debate, 1985, Francis Frascina (editor), ebook

Who Get’s to Call it Art? the story of Henry Geldzahler
Robert Rauschenberg, E.A.T., Open Score
Joseph Beuys, Transformations
Cage / Cunningham

Off the Wall: A Portrait of Robert Rauschenberg, Calvin Tomkins
Allan Kaprow, Art as Life, Alex Potts et al
Performance: live art since 1960, Roselee Goldberg
Fluxus Experience, Hannah Higgins, ebook

Meaning in Abstraction
Installation Art

Minimalism, James Meyer
The Originality of the Avant-Garde and other modernist myths, Rosalind Krauss,
The Return of the Real, Hal Foster

Andy Warhol: a documentary film
Contacts, conceptual photography volumes 2 and 3

The Return of the Real, Hal Foster
Pop Art, Lucy R. Lippard
Six Years: The Dematerialization of the Art Object, 1966–1972, Lucy R. Lippard
Conceptual Art, Peter Osborne

Women Artists: The Other Side of the Picture
Valie Export: Three Experimental Short Films
Valie Export: Unsichtbare Gegner

Art and Feminism, Edited by Helena Reckitt, with a survey by Peggy Phelan
Global Feminisms: New Directions in Contemporary Art, Maura Reilly, Linda Nochlin
WACK!: Art and the Feminist Revolution, Cornelia H. Butler, Lisa Gabrielle Mark
Women Artists at the Millennium, Carol Armstrong, Catherine de Zegher
Making Their Mark: Women Artists Move into the Mainstream, 1970–85,
Calvin Tomkins, Marcia Tucker, et al
Body Art/Performing the Subject, Amelia Jones
Self/ Image, Amelia Jones

Robert Rauschenberg, E.A.T., Open Score
Aspect Chronicle of New Media, volumes 7, 8, 9
Contacts: conceptual photography, volumes 2, 3
Joan Jonas Study of the Artist with Dog, Brigitte Cornande
Gary Hill: Transcending the Senses
Bill Viola: the eye of the heart
The Body as Matrix: Matthew Barney’s Cremaster Cycle
Valie Export: Three Experimental Short Films
Valie Export: Unsichtbare Gegner

On Photography, Susan Sontag
Museum Movies: The Museum of Modern Art and the Birth of Art Cinema, Haidee Wasson, ebook
New Media, Michael Rush
Feedback: Television Against Democracy, David Joselit hard copy and ebook
The Society of the Spectacle, Guy Debord,
Joan Jonas: I like to live in the country and other romances, Susan Morgan
McLuhan and Baudrillard: Masters of Implosion, Gary Genosko, ebook
Guy Debord and the Situationist International, Tom McDonough
Chris Marker, La Jetée (a cinébook)
I Never Knew What Time it Was, David Antin, ebook
Camera Obscura, Camera Lucida : Essays in Honor of Annette Michelson,
Richard Allen, Malcolm Turvey, ebook
MediaArtHistories, Oliver Grau, ebook


Electronic Arts Intermix

Video Data Bank    

Aspect chronicle     

Vasulka/Kitchen history

Rhizome /New Museum

Media Art               

Sketches of Frank Gehry, Sidney Pollack

Concepts of Modern Art: From Fauvism to Postmodernism, Nikos Stangos
Postmodernism or the cultural logic of late capitalism, Fredric Jameson
Nationalism, colonialism and literature, Terry Eagleton, ebook
Art rules: Pierre Bourdieu and the visual arts, Michael Grenfell, ebook
The Return of the Real, Hal Foster
After Modern Art 1945–2000, David Hopkins
Contemporary Art, Brandon Taylor
Themes of Contemporary Art (art since 1980), Robertson, McDaneil
Theory in Contemporary Art since 1985, Zoya Kocur, Simon Leung

Art21: art in the 21st century, PBS, seasons 1–4
Art City
Inspirations, David Bowie, et al

Vitamin P: New Perspectives in Painting, Barry Schwabsky
Vitamin D: New Perspectives in Drawing, Emma Dexter

The Artist-Gallery Partnership: A Practical Guide to Consigning Art, T. Crawford, S. Mellon
Fine Art Publicity: The Complete Guide for Galleries and Artists, Susan Abott
How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist, Caroll Michaels
Talking Prices: Symbolic Meanings of Prices on the Market for Contemporary Art, Olav Velthuis
Understanding International Art Markets and Management, Iain Robertson
Collecting Contemporary, Adam Lindemann
FOCI: Interviews with 10 International Curators, Carolee Thea et al, apexart
Cautionary Tales: Considering the Role of the Contemporary Curator, Steven Rand ed., apexart

Abstract Painting, Vicky Perry
Artist Beware, Michael McCann
Artist’s Color Manual, Simon Jennings
Creative Drawing, Howard Smagula
Elements of Color, Johannes Itten
New Artist’s Handbook, Ray Smith
What is painting?, James Elkins
Why Art Cannot Be Taught, James Elkins