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Lorna Simpson Collages

Will be a valuable resource for readers well acquainted with Simpson's career while piquing the interest of those less familiar. Readers interested in art featuring African American women and themes of beauty will also be captivated.

Howardena Pindell: What Remains To Be Seen

Significant to scholars of contemporary art, women's and African American studies, and to readers interested in artistic responses to late 20th-century American culture.

Typewriters: Iconic Machines from the Golden Age of Mechanical Writing

This is sure to delight typewriter lovers and those interested in machine or design history.

Duane Michals: Portraits

Michals's work is pure delight for both commercial photographers and fine artists. Because the book also acts as a time capsule of late-20th-century American art and culture, pop culture historians and those nostalgic for bygone decades will enjoy this compilation.

France Is a Feast

Fans of Julia Child will certainly enjoy this intimate view of the French Chef and her earliest years in the kitchen. Photographers may appreciate Paul Child's work as it captures midcentury France with charming simplicity.

Firecrackers: Female Photographers Now

This is an excellent introduction to current trendsetters and change makers in photography. Anyone interested in the form, women's and gender studies, or contemporary art from a global perspective will appreciate learning more about the artists included in this volume.

Out of Season: The Vanishing Architecture of the Wildwoods

Readers who frequented the region during its heyday will enjoy reminiscing about time spent at the Jersey shore; enthusiasts of midcentury modern architecture will find this singularly important photographic collection especially beautiful.

Elvis Style: From Zoot Suits to Jumpsuits

While sure to be an Elvis fan favorite, this quick read will also appeal to pop culture enthusiasts and designers. However, readers wanting a biography or scholarly study should look elsewhere.

African Textiles: The Karun Thakar Collection

This book is a visual feast of weaving, pattern, and adornment. It will delight those interested in textiles, fashion, and African culture.

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