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Updated version of an engaging overview of the television situation comedy.
The catalogue for a two-part exhibition that presents more than sixty compelling photographs—including prints by Eugène Atget and Berenice Abbott—exploring major themes in modern photography, donated by leading photography specialist and dealer Howard Greenberg.
Documents the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art’s exhibition of work by Guyana-born contemporary artist Andrew Lyght and provides new scholarship contextualizing Lyght’s work within the history and culture of Guyana and modern art.
Documents the art and science of three-dimensional abstract artworks created in the 1970s and 1980s by one of the leading innovators of fine art holography.
Redefines McEntee's place in the history of nineteenth-century American landscape painting.
Serves as a source for the exploration of many dimensions of the human experience in relation to other beings, ranging from machines and blueprints to mollusks and plants.
Interdisciplinary responses to works in the permanent collection of the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz.
A one-to-one encounter with Leonardo da Vinci's work on human proportion.
Documents a volatile and productive moment in the development of film studies.
An intimate group portrait of contemporary Hudson Valley writers.
Explores how political activism, art, and popular culture challenge the discrimination and injustice faced by “illegal” and displaced peoples.
Considers the significance of female Chinese action stars in national and transnational contexts.
Examines the complexities and contradictions that arise when the monsters in the movies are children.
Everything you wanted to know about the Lacanian critique of deconstruction, but were afraid to ask the Coen Brothers.
Explores how the trope of racial passing continues to serve as a touchstone for gauging public beliefs and anxieties about race in this multiracial era.
How a collective of artists, storytellers, and activists exploited the new technology of portable video for creative and political purposes.
A philosophical perspective on the relation between Paul Klee’s art and his thought.
Traces the development of Indian cinema from the 1920s to the mid-1990s, before "Bollywood" erupted onto the world stage.
A range of approaches to the director's life and work.
Discusses both depictions of Buddhism in film and Buddhist takes on a variety of films.
Considers films that lurk on the boundaries of acceptability in taste, style, and politics.
Studies the influence of the plastic arts on the major writers of Latin American modernism.
Passionate and rollicking personal and intellectual essays by philosopher Crispin Sartwell.
Contemporary work by artists of color from the Center for Photography at Woodstock.
Explores the significant impact that the metallurgist Dick Polich and his foundry, Tallix, have had on contemporary art.
An innovative approach to teaching Chinese language and culture, using folk and popular songs.
A transformative look at a popular instrument and a hidden chapter of American history.
Tracks the influence of Italian cinema on American film from the postwar period to the present.
Demonstrates how activists and others use art and popular culture to strive for a more democratic future.
Bridges theory, art, and practice to discuss emerging issues in transnational religious movements in Latina/o and African diasporas.
Explores how contemporary artists use gifts, barter, and other forms of nonmonetary exchange as a means and medium of artistic production.
Celebrates the first exhibition devoted to the finely crafted and researched costumes, objects, and drawings that Mary Reid Kelley creates for her visually and intellectually stimulating videos made in collaboration with Patrick Kelley.
Incisive exploration of the work of Cuban-American artist Alberto Rey.
The first scholarly exhibition catalogue of the work of Eugene Speicher (1883-1962), one of the foremost American realists of his generation, who was closely associated with George Bellows, Robert Henri, Leon Kroll, and Rockwell Kent.
Uses autobiographical and cultural narratives related to art research and practice to explore, experiment, and improvise multiple correspondences between and among learners’ own lived experiences and understandings, and those of others.
A groundbreaking study of ten difficult years in the life of America's most important newspaper.
Looks at the fate of Hong Kong’s unique culture since its reversion to China.
A psychoanalytic theory of biopolitics.
Defines a new research area linking youth cultures and music with peacebuilding practice and policy.
A fresh look at the director’s career.
Using insights from Integral Theory, describes how the improvisational methods of jazz can inform education and other fields.
Explores the tension between an ancient culture’s unbroken artistic tradition and the personality-driven world of contemporary art.
Offers a new interpretation of the century-long relationship between the Western film genre and Native American filmmaking.
Reconfigures classic aesthetic concepts in relation to the novelty introduced by virtual bodies.
Explores the religious, political, and cultural significance attributed to music in early China.
Combining aesthetic and political history, explores the influence of Chinese people and objects on American visual culture.
This catalogue introduces readers to Malian photographers Malick Sidibé and Seydou Keïta and others whose images visualize an influential form of post-colonial African identity.
Contemporary life in Mali is recorded in full color documentary photographs by François Deschamps.
Offers a far-reaching survey of the latest trends in art and design by twenty-eight faculty members of the art department of the State University of New York at New Paltz.
A selection of lithographs, etchings, woodcuts, and drawings by Robert Cimbalo.
Reframes the terms of cultural analysis with a fresh take on transference theory in Freud and Lacan and a critical engagement with the philosophy of Alain Badiou.
Analyzes how race and gender intersect in the rhetoric and imagery of popular culture in the early twenty-first century
Surveys the fifty-year career of the avant-garde artist Ushio Shinohara.
Explores the work and philosophy of renowned industrial designer Russel Wright, whose former home in the Hudson Valley—Manitoga—is now a national historic landmark.
An expanded edition of a classic work of film criticism, with a provocative and eloquent new chapter on Marnie, Hitchcock's most heartfelt--and most controversial--film.
An artist’s appreciation of the Collar City, Troy, New York.
A wide-ranging scholarly consideration of the martial arts.
A reminder that much of the music that drives contemporary music and world culture has Afrocentric origins.
This catalogue accompanies the exhibition of the same title, held at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, presenting a retrospective view of the seventy-year career of Woodstock painter and draftsman Eugene Ludins.
A provocative examination of the artistic interpretation of twelve of Borges’s most famous stories.
New perspectives on a century of artistic activity in New York’s Mid-Hudson Valley.
Responses to works in the permanent collection of the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz.
Compelling case studies of groups in Panama, Nicaragua, Mexico, the United States, and Canada using the arts for education, community development, and social movement building.
Queer theory essays on time and becoming in the fields of literature, philosophy, film, and performance.
Explores how Xu Bing and other contemporary Chinese artists use Western ideas within a Chinese cultural discourse.
Considers the ways in which Alfred Hitchcock adapted and transformed a variety of literary works—novels, plays, and short stories—into film.
An American adventure in the Antonioni vein—visually rich and emotionally mysterious.
An authoritative and comprehensive guide to cinema’s first true blockbuster.
Offers an ironic, upstate New York take on the Olympics, performance, and the risks and rewards of the creative life.
Ambitious and comprehensive history of the female detective in Hollywood film from 1929 to 2009.
Collection of essays and art by scholars, artists and activists both in and out of prison that reveal the many dimensions of women’s incarcerated experiences.
Combining the analytical tools of cinema studies with insights from clinical practice focused on eating disorders, Body Shots offers a compelling case for widespread media literacy to combat the effects of the “eating disordered culture” represented in Hollywood productions and popular images of celebrity life.
A biography of one of America’s neglected grand masters.
Exhibition catalog featuring the work of Milton Avery, an artist who brought the sketch, with its spontaneity, movement, and fleetingness, to the status of a finished painting.
A cookbook for—and by—fans of the rock band Phish.
A multilayered portrait of this brash, gifted artist, whose restless voice and spirit seem as alive today as ever.
Examines the relationship of Spain’s 1960s tourist boom to Franco’s right-wing dictatorship.
Photographs and essays that explore the interconnections between the private and the public in the work of Andy Warhol.
Pulitzer Prize–winning photographs document a single mother's emotional and financial struggles as her son battles a rare form of childhood cancer.
The first collection of essays devoted to the phenomenon of the film sequel.
Over forty works spanning the career of pioneering painter, filmmaker, writer, and performance/installation artist Carolee Schneemann.
Uses image and text to explore boundaries and points of contact between video and photography.
Examines the variety of cinematic responses to the Holocaust as well as the Shoah’s impact on cinematic expression itself.
Explores how Cuban Americans negotiate bicultural identities through cultural production.
Places anxiety at the heart of the aesthetic experience.
Examines the role of image and affect in teaching with new digital technologies and multimedia composition.
A photographic documentary of both sides of the river, from New York Harbor to Albany, updating and reprinting the classic 1910 Panorama of the Hudson.
First collection of essays on cinematic motherhood.
Explores how the suffering of African American women has been minimized and obscured in U.S. culture.
An overview of the career of Eva Watson-Schütze (1867–1935), one the foremost American women photographers of the early twentieth century.
A stunning selection of paintings by Thomas Cole, Asher B. Durand, John W. Casilear, George Inness, and others, depicting landscapes, historic sites, natural wonders, and waterways of New York State.
The definitive oral history of the Woodstock rock festival.
Explores the radical political potential of close reading to make the case for a new and invigorated psychoanalytic cultural studies.
Encourages a deep reading of a selection of essential Spanish films.
The influence of photography and visual culture on the French poet, journalist, and critic.
Uncovers the queer nature of heterosexuality on film.
An overview of an innovative and influential arts organization of the 1970s and early 1980s.
Explores the spiritual vision of Van Gogh’s painting The Night Café.
New York's fascinating history as presented in song.
Uses new critical approaches to demonstrate deep affinities in these vastly different filmmakers’ philosophies on film, fantasy, and reality.