"Borderwall as Architecture" is an artistic and intellectual hand grenade of a book, and a timely re-examination of what the physical barrier that divides the United States of America from Mexico is and could be. It is both a protest against the wall and a projection about its future. Original. 184 pp.
Author Ron McCrea details the creation of Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin, the famous architect's principal residence, and paints a vibrant picture of the building and its central characters through letters, memoirs, contemporary documents and a stunning assemblage of photographs—many of which have never before been published. Original. 240 pp.
Presents an exquisitely illustrated study of the spiritual and cultural aspects of the Cistercian world from the 12th to the 21st Century. 436 pp.
A crucial artistic movement of 20th-century Korea, Tansaekhwa (monochromatic painting) also became one of its most famous and successful. In a full-color, richly illustrated account—the first of its kind in English—Joan Kee provides a fresh interpretation of the movement. Simultaneous. Hardcover available. 347 pp.
A series of essays by Henry Adams examines artist Thomas Hart Benton. Adams looks at the battles of Benton's career, including the struggles over the subject matter of his murals and his love-hate relationship with the student with whom he worked most closely, another iconic artist of the 20th century, Jackson Pollock. 336 pp.