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Image Credit: The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti, Yale University Press, 2013 

Books from the prestigious Yale University Press art list, featuring news, interviews, ideas, and commentary about our titles, exhibitions, and the fascinating world of art at large.

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New Haven Atlas of Street Art

September 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Follow @yaleARTbooks Several weeks ago, our recently released Interaction of Color iPad app caught the attention of veteran New Haven street artist BiP, a self-professed Albers fan. Of course we had to let BiP know, too, about our brand new print publication The World Atlas of Street Art and Graffiti, by Rafael Schacter, and as we […]

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Yale ARTbooks Museum Exhibitions On View, August 28, 2013

August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Follow @yaleARTbooks In the past year, we published exhibition catalogs accompanying an impressive list of museum exhibition. Below you will find the complete listing of these exhibitions, many of which are still on view. How many have you had the chance to see? Art Institute of Chicago   Abelardo Morell: The Universe Next Door By Elizabeth Siegel; […]

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“Mannequin Parade”—The First Fashion Models

Today the idea of fashion modeling is a part the general cultural consciousness, with many famous icons and a reality television show. In the early 1900s, however, it was a new concept to preview clothing on a live model. Leading fashion historian, Caroline Evans, explores the development of fashion modeling using significant new archival evidence […]

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Albers App Colors Interaction on Facebook and Pinterest

“The gateway to an entire way of thinking. . . .It will blow your mind.”—Liz Stinson, Wired The Interaction of Color App for iPad has captured the attention of artists, designers, and color geeks of all sorts in the two shorts weeks since its launch. Twitter has gotten much more colorful as early adopters tweet their […]

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Van Gogh at Work

Follow @yaleARTbooks Van Gogh struggled with volume. When at the age of 28 he decided to become an artist, he took to copying contours of nude models from a drawing guide called Exercises au fusain (exercises in charcoal). The figures were, sadly, flat and stiffly composed. Later in his career, after a soon-to-be ex-friend harshly […]

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Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years

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Follow @yaleARTbooks The legacy of Andy Warhol across a multitude of facets of American culture is evident in music, literature, film, and most certainly the visual art that was Warhol’s primary way of working. Last fall we posted on the exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which later moved to the Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh; now, […]

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Available Now: Albers Interaction of Color App for iPad

The wait for the Interaction of Color app for iPad is finally over. The full app, available now in the app store, is free to download, and allows you to sample Chapter 10, including accompanying text, video commentary, two interactive plates, and the palette tool. The complete app–featuring the full text, 125 plates, 60 interactive studies, and over […]

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  1. August Theme: Modern and Contemporary Art | Yale Press Log - August 1, 2011

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  2. ARTicle - October 28, 2011

    [...] note: And stay tuned to Yale ARTBooks for an audio clip of exhibition curator and catalogue editor Michal Raz-Russo talking in more [...]

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