Suggested Course Texts:
Art / Art History

Our Suggested Course Texts pages list titles intended for classroom use. For a complete list of our titles in art, go to our general art and art history page.

Ancient World

Death and the Emperor
By Penelope J. E. Davies

How Writing Came About
By Denise Schmandt-Besserat

I Claudia II
Edited by Diana E. E. Kleiner and Susan B. Matheson

Art, Society, and Culture

Art and Society in a Highland Maya Community
By Allen J. Christenson

Israeli and Palestinian Postcards
By Tim Jon Semmerling

Thinking with Things
By Esther Pasztory

Weaving Identities
By Carol Hendrickson

Caribbean

New Art of Cuba
By Luis Camnitzer

ReMembering Cuba
By Andrea O'Reilly Herrera

Contemporary

Cinema and Painting
By Angela Dalle Vacche

Conceptualism in Latin American Art
By Luis Camnitzer

Dugout
By Terry Allen

Ephemeral City
Edited by Barrie Scardino, William F. Stern, and Bruce C. Webb

Henry Bumstead and the World of Hollywood Art Direction
By Andrew Horton

Max Ernst and Alchemy
By M. E. Warlick

New Art of Cuba
By Luis Camnitzer

Reading between Designs
By Piers D. Britton and Simon J. Barker

The Rothko Chapel Paintings
By Sheldon Nodelman

The Summer of Her Baldness
By Catherine Lord

Twentieth-Century Art of Latin America
By Jacqueline Barnitz

Latin America

Andean Textile Traditions
Edited by Margaret Young-Sánchez and Fronia W. Simpson

Art and Society in a Highland Maya Community
By Allen J. Christenson

The Artist in New York
By José Clemente Orozco

Conceptualism in Latin American Art
By Luis Camnitzer

Crafting Tradition
By Michael Chibnik

Gender and the Boundaries of Dress in Contemporary Peru
By Blenda B. Femenías

ReMembering Cuba
By Andrea O'Reilly Herrera

Twentieth-Century Art of Latin America
By Jacqueline Barnitz

Weaving Identities
By Carol Hendrickson

U.S. Latino

Chicano Art Inside/Outside the Master's House
By Alicia Gaspar de Alba

Contemporary Chican@ Art
By George Vargas

ReMembering Cuba
By Andrea O'Reilly Herrera

Spilling the Beans in Chicanolandia
By Frederick Luis Aldama

Walls of Empowerment
By Guisela Latorre

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