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Libraries: Candida Höfer

A compelling aesthetic project that will appeal to bibliophiles and photography and architecture fans.
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The Russian Job: The Forgotten Story of How America Saved the Soviet Union from Ruin

For readers with an interest in the beginnings of the Soviet period and the collaboration between two nations often at odds with each other.
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Frances Benjamin Johnston: The Hampton Album

While the gauzy classrooms look antiquarian enough to seem anachronistic, present-day realities of American education intrude into any viewing and will encourage individual responses from readers. A fascinating side window into a tragic history, still in progress.
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Hot, Cold, Heavy, Light, 100 Art Writings 1988–2018

A compendium of piquant art prose from a happy, hungry omnivore, and great for aesthetes of all kinds.

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The Romare Bearden Reader

Although the best biography remains Myron Schwartzman's Romare Bearden: His Life and Art, this is the finest overall consideration of Bearden's ouevre yet, and a fulsome tribute to a justly revered artist.

Where We Find Ourselves: The Photographs of Hugh Mangum, 1897–1922

Interesting on so many levels, this is Americana at its most compelling, real buried treasure brought to life.
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Foursome: Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia O'Keeffe, Paul Strand, Rebecca Salsbury

This granular, intervowen group biography will be of most use to devotees of any one of these fascinating figures. [See Prepub Alert, 9/24/18.]
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California Captured: Mid-Century Modern Architecture, Marvin Rand

A nexus of solid photography and exciting architecture reveals a popular avant-garde in its shining youth, this would be a great tool for a self-guided tour.

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