The Muralist

From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Art Forger comes a thrilling new novel of art, history, love, and politics that traces the life and mysterious disappearance of a brilliant young artist on the eve of World War II Aliz e Benoit, an American painter working for the Works Progress

The Phantom Atlas: The Greatest Myths, Lies and Blunders on Maps

The Phantom Atlas is an atlas of the world not as it ever existed, but as it was thought to be These marvellous and mysterious phantoms non existent islands, invented mountain ranges, mythical civilisations and other fictitious geography were all at various times presented as facts on maps and

Optic Nerve

The narrator of Optic Nerve is an Argentinian woman whose obsession is art The story of her life is the story of the paintings, and painters, who matter to her Her intimate, digressive voice guides us through a gallery of moments that have touched her.In these pages, El Greco visits the Sistine Ch

Ninth Street Women: Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement That Changed Modern Art

Five women revolutionize the modern art world in postwar America in this gratifying, generous, and lush true story from a National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist Jennifer Szalai, New York Times.Set amid the most turbulent social and political period of modern times, Ninth Street Women is