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Andy Warhol's Blow Job

Roy Grundmann

A watershed in gay male culture

240 pages | 7 x 10 | 40 halftones


Art, Politics, and Development

How Linear Perspective Shaped Policies in the Western World

Philipp Lepenies

A brilliant meditation on how the invention of linear perspective in art helped shape our perspectives on the developing world

214 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 figures, 18 halftones


Artists of Wyeth Country

Howard Pyle, N. C. Wyeth, and Andrew Wyeth

W. Barksdale Maynard

258 pages | 5.5 x 8.5 | 75 figures, 2 maps


The Asian American Avant-Garde

Universalist Aspirations in Modernist Literature and Art

Audrey Wu Clark

Examining early Asian American writers and artists as modernists

248 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 figures


The Barnes Then and Now

Dialogues on Education, Installation, and Social Justice

Edited by Martha Lucy

Forthcoming Fall 2023 — Pre-order your copy now

As the Barnes enters its second century, how does it honor its founder’s vision while responding to the complexities of contemporary life and museum practice?

Distributed by Temple University Press for the Barnes Foundation

304 pages | 7 x 10 | 60 color photos, 30 halftones


Color Me...Cherry & White

A Temple University Coloring Book

Temple University Press

The first adult coloring book for the worldwide Temple University community

60 pages | 8.5 x 11 | 25 line drawings


Contested Image

Defining Philadelphia for the Twenty-First Century

Laura M. Holzman

How three important public artworks each helped create a new image for Philadelphia

214 pages | 6 x 9 | 27 halftones, 3 maps


Dangerous Knowledge

The JFK Assassination in Art and Film

Art Simon

On the historic 50th Anniversary, this reissued edition looks at the contemporary meanings and influences of images of the JFK assassination by filmmakers, photographers, and artists

280 pages | 5.25 x 9 | 9 color photos, 11 figures, 7 halftones


The Effects of the Nation

Mexican Art in an Age of Globalization

Edited by Carl Good, and John V Waldron

How are national identity and the arts intertwined?

232 pages | 6 x 9 | 19 halftones


Envisioning Emancipation

Black Americans and the End of Slavery

Deborah Willis and Barbara Krauthamer

What freedom looked like for black Americans in the Civil War era

240 pages | 7 x 10 | 150 halftones



The Video Data Bank Catalog of Video Art and Artist Interviews

Edited by Kate Horsfield and Lucas Hilderbrand

Historic documentation of the development of art-based, activist, and alternative media in the U.S.

360 pages | 8.5 x 11 | 325 halftones


Fire on the Earth

Anselm Kiefer and the Postmodern World

John C. Gilmour

A philosophical case study of Kiefer's work

272 pages | 32 duotones, 11 color illustrations



Rome and Contemporary Printmaking

Edited by Sarah Linford and Devin Kovach

224 pages | 6.69 x 9.44 | 63 color photos, 41 halftones

Framing the Audience

Art and the Politics of Culture in the United States, 1929-1945

Isadora Anderson Helfgott

How artists, American critics, and media sought to widen the appreciation of fine art but held different views of democratic culture

330 pages | 6 x 9 | 13 color photos, 2 figures, 1 line drawing, 9 halftones, 1 map


I Can't Remember

Family Stories of Alzheimer's Disease

Esther Strauss Smoller

Photographs and personal stories of the everyday trials of Alzheimer's patients and their families

136 pages | 7 x 10 | 63 halftones