Michael Dashkin

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A Is for Archive: Warhol’s World from A to Z

For archivists, students, and fans of Warhol’s life and art.


Certainly for those fascinated with Warhol, but equally for those seeking an in-depth yet accessible introduction to the artist. [See Prepub Alert, 10/14/19.]

Entitled: Discriminating Tastes and the Expansion of the Arts

This scholarly work brings a sociologist’s perspective and rigorous methodology to survey the process of artistic legitimation. Recommended for scholars as well as general readers interested in the topic from an academic viewpoint.


Lincoln Kirstein’s Modern

An informative introduction to Kirstein’s generous, tempestuous relationship with MoMA, to be read alongside Martin Duberman’s biography The Worlds of Lincoln Kirstein.


Making It Up: Photographic Fictions

Readers more familiar with documentary approaches and photojournalism will find this title fascinating

Anja Niemi: In Character

An excellent introduction to the intriguing work of a talented contemporary photographer.

Flowers for Lisa: A Delirium of Photographic Invention

Using collage, multiple exposure, mixed media, and making reference to art traditions classic and modern, Morell’s images are a delight for both fans of the genre and for those interested in how this singular contemporary artist pursues his craft.


Lola Álvarez Bravo: Picturing Mexico

An excellent brief introduction to a photographer not well enough known in the United States.

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