The Women Who Revolutionized Fashion highlights early innovative and contemporary designers working in a variety of materials and genres. This ambitious volume profiles more widely known early fashion vanguards such as Jeanne Lanvin, Callot Soeurs, and Madeleine Vionnet, as well as underrepresented women who revolutionized fashion from the mid-1700s to the present.
Jacob Lawrence (1917–2000) was one of the most important chroniclers of the American experience, renowned for his method of combining small paintings with narrative text. Jacob Lawrence: The American Struggle explores his radical way of transforming American history into art by visualizing a progression of struggle—from protesting colonists to contesting soldiers and citizens—as a succession of violent encounters and repetitions of unresolved confrontations. On view at the Peabody Essex Museum
$28 A Passion for American Art celebrates the outstanding examples of American painting, furniture and decorative arts, and Native American art from the Carolyn and Peter Lynch collection. The publication accompanies the exhibition A Passion for American Art: Selections from the Carolyn and Peter Lynch Collection on view at the Peabody Essex Museum from May 11 to December 1, 2019. ISBN: 9781625344403
For more than forty years, Olivia Parker’s poetic and alluring photographs have transformed the everyday and made the familiar strange. In deceptively simple still lives and complex, dreamlike constructions that incorporate a rich variety of found objects, her photographs create unexpected juxtapositions that provoke uncertainty and delight. The publication accompanies the exhibition Order of Imagination: The Photographs of Olivia Parker on view at the Peabody Essex Museum 2019. 9780875772400