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Partners in Design

Partners in Design, which accompanies an exhibition opening at the Davis Museum in the fall of 2016, chronicles their collaboration, placing it in the larger context of the avant-garde in New York—1930s salons where they mingled with Julien Levy, the gallerist who brought Surrealism to the United States, and Lincoln Kirstein, co-founder of the New York City Ballet

Francesca Woodman: Photographic Work

Photographer: Francesca Woodman Author: Ann Gabhart Published in 1989

Tony Matelli: New Gravity

Published in conjunction with the artist's first solo exhibition at a US museum, this book features recent and site-specific works by New York-based artist Tony Matelli (born 1971), accompanied by hundreds of found images. Matelli's work reorients the viewer's relationship to objects, upending forms and bodies to challenge and redefine perception.

Grand Scale Monumental Prints in the Age of Dürer and Titian

Editor: Larry Silver, Elizabeth Wyckoff Contributors: Suzanne Boorsch, Lilian Armstrong , Alison Stewart, and Stephen Goddard Published on September 2, 2008

Käthe Kollwitz and the Women of War

The art of German printmaker and sculptor Käthe Kollwitz (1867–1945) is famously empathetic; Kollwitz imbued her prints, drawings, and sculpture with eloquent and often painful commentary on the human condition, especially the horrors of war. This insightful book, the first English-language catalogue on Kollwitz in more than two decades, offers the singular opportunity to examine her work against the tumultuous backdrop of World Wars I and II. The societal cost of war became an enduring subject for Kollwitz after her youngest son died on the battlefield in Flanders in 1914. She dedicated much of the remainder of her career to creating images that questioned the efficacy of war, exposed its devastation, and promoted peace. The essays discuss the motifs she developed in this pursuit—young widows, grieving parents alongside maternal figures that serve as defenders, guardians, activists, and mourners—within the context of German visual culture from 1914 to 1945.