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History of Art faculty Sugata Ray has published the article, The ‘Effeminate’ Buddha, the Yogic Male Body, and the Ecologies of Art History in Colonial India in Art History, vol. 38, no. 5 (November 2015), pp. 916-939.
Publication by Professor Diliana Angelova
Professor Diliana Anglelova has published the book Sacred Founders: Women, Men, and Gods in the Discourse of Imperial Founding, Rome through Early Byzantium. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2015.
The collection of ephemera and notebooks from photographer Lewis Baltz gives insight to his public exhibitions and daily life between 1987-2011. (2015.M.27)
Modern architect whose firm designed dozens of corporate and civic landmarks in Los Angeles, including: the Beverly Hilton Hotel (1953); the Capitol Records building (1956); the Cinerama Dome (1963); the Los Angeles Music Center (1964). (2010.M.83)
Collection of thirty-three unpublished letters from Joseph Cornell to Susanna De Maria Wilson, one of his assistants and wife of the minimalist sculptor Walter De Maria. The letters feature poetic and philosophical musings on various topics as well as practical information about the artist’s work and document aspects of Cornell’s relationship with De Maria Wilson (2014.M.30) http://www.getty.edu/research/special_collections/notable/cornell.html
Harry Drinkwater photographic archive, comprising over 100 prints and 1200 negatives, captures aspects of Los Angeles’s artistic and cultural landscape during the second half of the 20th century, ranging from its African American community to the city’s broader jazz, beatnik, art, architecture, and interior and landscape design scenes. (2011.R.23)
The collection of correspondence, drawings, notebooks and photographs document California artist Sam Erenberg’s exhibition history, relations with artists, curators, and gallerists, and the development of several largescale installation projects.(2012.M.52)
Collected by art historian Lothar Lang, these artist files include exhibition catalogues, announcements, invitations, clippings, photographs, offprints and other ephemera. (920100)
For more information about access to the collections please visit- http://www.getty.edu/research/library/
This new book list is a tribute to Ashgate Publishing which was acquired by Informa (Taylor & Francis Publishing) last summer. Ashgate’s U.S. office has since been dissolved. Ashgate had built a reputation for publishing new titles reflecting cutting edge research in the arts and humanities, often written by new scholars. You will see some of those titles reflected here.
To find any of these titles in the UC Berkeley Library, click on the book cover.
The Media Resources Center (150 Moffitt) recently purchased the new film Art House by Don Freeman. The film features the hand-built homes of George Nakashima, Henry Chapman Mercer, Wharton Esherick, Paolo Soleri, Byrdclife Arts Colony, Frederic Church, Henry Varnum Poor, Russel Wright, Raoul Hague and Eliphante. To view in the MRC, request DVD Z1639, http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b23128164~S34