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Private Passion, Public Promise
Private Passion, Public Promise

The James W. and Frances G. McGlothlin Collection of American Art

Yount, Sylvia

"We have spent the last decade immersed in the world of American art, never suspecting early on that our desire to learn and appreciate this legacy could result in so...


Buildings of Wisconsin
Buildings of Wisconsin
Weisiger, Marsha

From Milwaukee to Madison, Racine to Eau Claire, La Crosse to Sheboygan, and scores of places in between, tradition and progressivism have shaped Wisconsin's architectural...


Buildings of Savannah
Buildings of Savannah
Williams, Robin B.

Winner of Best Guidebook Award 2018 from the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians

While Savannah's famous urban plan is rightly renowned in many...


Louis Kahn
Louis Kahn

A Life in Architecture

Wiseman, Carter

The man who envisioned and realized such landmark buildings as the Salk Institute, the Kimbell Art Museum, and the National Assembly complex in Bangladesh, Louis Kahn was born...


Rockbridge County Artists and Artisans
Rockbridge County Artists and Artisans
Crawford, Barbara, Lyle, Royster, Jr.

In Rockbridge County Artists & Artisans, Barbara Crawford and Royster Lyle, Jr., trace the development of many artisans' activities in Rockbridge County - in fine...


Re-creating the American Past
Re-creating the American Past

Essays on the Colonial Revival

Wilson, Richard Guy

Although individually and collectively Americans have many histories, the dominant view of our national past focuses on the colonial era. The reasons for this are many and...


Monumental Jesus
Monumental Jesus

Landscapes of Faith and Doubt in Modern America

Grubiak, Margaret M.

The American landscape is host to numerous works of religious architecture, sometimes questionable in taste and large, if not titanic, in scale. In her lively study of satire...


Fish Town
Fish Town

Down the Road to Louisiana's Vanishing Fishing Communities

Blatty, J. T.

Fish Town is an inspired documentary project focused on preserving, through photography and oral history recordings, the cultural and environmental remains of...


Cajun Document
Cajun Document

Acadiana, 1973-74

Baz, Douglas, Traub, Charles H.

For six months in 1974, two young photographers, fresh out of art school in Chicago, traveled through Cajun country, documenting the people, festivals, material culture, and...


New Orleans
New Orleans

The Making of an Urban Landscape

Lewis, Peirce F.

"By weaving in a single narrative the city's siting, geography, spatial qualities, culture, economy, society, and tragedy, it affords us an exceptional insight into the city as...


American Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
American Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
O'Leary, Elizabeth, Yount, Sylvia, Rawles, Susan J., Curry, David Park

With this publication, produced in conjunction with the largest expansion in the history of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the full scope of the museum’s outstanding...


Models and World Making
Models and World Making

Bodies, Buildings, Black Boxes

Wharton, Annabel Jane

From climate change forecasts and pandemic maps to Lego sets and Ancestry algorithms, models encompass our world and our lives. In her thought-provoking new book, Annabel...


The Law School at the University of Virginia
The Law School at the University of Virginia

Architectural Expansion in the Realm of Thomas Jefferson

Herrington, Philip Mills

As a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a masterwork of Thomas Jefferson, the "Academical Village" at the heart of the University of Virginia has long attracted the attention of...


Matisse, Picasso, and Modern Art in Paris
Matisse, Picasso, and Modern Art in Paris

The T. Catesby Jones Collections at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the University of Virginia Art Museum

A New York lawyer with Virginia roots, T. Catesby Jones acquired an extraordinary collection of paintings, drawings, prints, and sculptures by some sixty artists working in...


Biography of a Tenement House in New York City
Biography of a Tenement House in New York City

An Architectural History of 97 Orchard Street

Dolkart, Andrew S.

"I trace my ancestry back to the Mayflower," writes Andrew S. Dolkart. "Not to the legendary ship that brought the Pilgrims to Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1620, but to the more...


Country Pursuits
Country Pursuits

British, American, and French Sporting Art from the Mellon Collections in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Cormack, Malcolm

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts has long been renowned for its fine collection of sporting art. Owing to Paul Mellon’s interest in this genre, the VMFA’s collection comprises...


Indoor America
Indoor America

The Interior Landscape of Postwar Suburbia

Vesentini, Andrea

Cars, single-family houses, fallout shelters, air-conditioned malls—these are only some of the many interiors making up the landscape of American suburbia. Indoor America...


Crescent City Silver

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Capturing Beauty
Capturing Beauty

American Impressionist and Realist Paintings from the McGlothlin Collection

Curry, David Park

Drawn entirely from the collection of James W. and Frances G. McGlothlin of Austin, Texas—one of the largest holdings of late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century American...


Mirrors of Memory
Mirrors of Memory

Culture, Politics, and Time in Paris and Tokyo

White, James W.

As society becomes more global, many see the world’s great cities as becoming increasingly similar. But while contemporary cultures do depend on and resemble each other in...


The Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture
The Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture

The First Forty Years (1966-2005)

Riew, Jayne, Brandt, Lydia Mattice, Van Lengen, Karen

The Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture is one of the most prestigious honors awarded in the discipline of architecture and its related fields, arising from the...


Drone Art

Low Altitude Landscapes

Vigour, John

The wide-angle aerial photographs collected here display the Commonwealth’s beauty as never seen before. Shot using a camera on a bird-sized model helicopter, these panoramic...


Looking beyond the Icons
Looking beyond the Icons

Midcentury Architecture, Landscape, and Urbanism

Longstreth, Richard

Renowned for his extensive work in architectural history and historic preservation as an educator, scholar, activist, and public lecturer, Richard Longstreth is one of the most...


The Courthouses of Early Virginia
The Courthouses of Early Virginia

An Architectural History

Lounsbury, Carl R.

Court day in early Virginia transformed crossroads towns into forums for citizens of all social classes to transact a variety of business, from legal cases heard before the...


George L. Viavant

Artist of the Hunt

Jordan, George E.

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