H-Net Reviews in the Humanities & Social Sciences commissioned an in-depth review of Éva Forgács’ 2016 book Hungarian Art: Confrontation and Revival in the Modern Movement. In the lengthy article… Read more H-Net Reviews Takes a Close Look at Hungarian Art →
Just released in France, Malva by Dutch writer Hagar Peeters has recently received positive reviews in two major publications: Hagar Peeters renders the imaginary voice of the child by drawing on… Read more Major French publications rave about Malva →
New York Journal of Books explores the symbolism and impact of The Last Days of Mankind – A Visual Guide to Karl Kraus’ Great War Epic, based on artwork by Deborah Sengl: “Sengl’s art… Read more New York Journal of Books: Sengl “continues legacy of acid-tongued Austrian artists” →
“Figueiredo’s book is lifted by immensely moving feats of empathy in reaching across time and half the world to plunge towards his father’s long-abandoned Afrikander universe of meaning…”
On his blog Triumph of the Now, reviewer Scott Manley Hadley discusses the many intriguing aspects of Mentors, a forthcoming memoir by art historian and scholar Francis M. Naumann: “An odd but consistently engaging text about academic mentorship, about art, about art history, about writing, about ageing, about illness, about artists and ….
In new review, Publishers Weekly commends Ivo de Figueiredo’s forthcoming memoir A Stranger at My Table: “Figueiredo’s touching, contemplative chronicle of loss and self-discovery documents his Norwegian childhood, adult reconciliation with… Read more Publishers Weekly gives early praise for A Stranger at My Table →
In a new article for The Believer, writer Rayyan Al-Shawaf discusses two books that explore the predicament of the Palestinian writer caught between “Israel’s matrix of repression” as well as… Read more The Believer examines a Palestinian writer’s dilemma in A Rebel in Gaza →
“In a manner that put me in mind of John Berger’s novel Here is Where We Meet, Ivo de Figueiredo looks back without anger but with an astonishing compassion at… Read more Renowned writer Jerry Pinto endorses A Stranger at My Table →