Non-Fiction
  • Sally Price
    I primitivi traditi
    What are we speaking of when we speak of “primitive art”? What parameters do we use to define and evaluate works that have been captured, like African objects during th...
  • Alessandra Pioselli
    L'arte nello spazio urbano
    The term Public art is a term that refers to a wide range of experiences, including political or playful operations, ephemeral projects to transform places and landscapes, particip...
  • Jean Clair
    Hybris
    Once merely an exception and object of curiosity, the monstrous has become a common experience, overrunning everything with its troubled, deviant forms that defy the harmony of the...
  • Il cinema degli architetti
    Edited by Vincenzo Trione

    This is a story of conversations that never took place and arrested developments; an adventurous tale, never yet fully told, whose protagonists include Le Corbusier and Walter Grop...
  • Geoffrey Batchen
    Un desiderio ardente
    Before it was seen as a technology, at its outset photography sprang from a burning desire to capture the images produced in the camera obscura. This desire, which can also be seen...
  • Arthur C. Danto
    Che cos'è l'arte
    This is the eternal question that the philosopher and critic Arthur C. Danto tackles in an essay that is part philosophical dissertation, part autobiographical musings. Taking his ...
  • Lewis Baltz
    Scritti
    Edited by Antonello Frongia

    Lucid exponent of the American New Topographics current in the 1970s, and constantly engaged in deconstructing the politics of places and representations, since his debut Lewis Bal...
  • Arte in TV
    Edited by Aldo Grasso - Vincenzo Trione

    In the lengthy history of Italian TV art has had a place right from the start: 3 January 1954, when the RAI began broadcasting, was also the date of the first cultural programme, L...
  • Miriam Bratu Hansen
    Cinema & Experience
    Cinema studies have undergone such proliferation since the 1990s as to become an authentic academic discipline. Their object of investigation now appears, however, to be gradually ...
  • Pierre Schneider
    Louvre, mon amour
    Do you have to set the Louvre on fire to establish yourself as one of the masters of your time? In order to answer this provocative question, in the 1960s the art critic Pierre Sch...
  • Frederic Spotts
    Hitler e il potere dell’estetica
    Countless books have been written on Adolf Hitler. When CBS announced its intention of producing a film on his youth years ago, the almost unanimous chorus of protest that ensued c...
  • Marco Meneguzzo
    Breve storia della globalizzazione in arte
    For at least a decade now, the Western art system has found itself faced in the international arena with new players who appear to want to play according to rules of their own maki...
  • Brian O'Doherty
    Inside the White Cube
    There was once the easel painting with a solid frame and a complete perspective system in which a illusion of reality was embedded. Then the Impressionist landscapes appeared on th...
  • Clement Greenberg
    L’avventura del modernismo
    Edited by Giuseppe di Salvatore - Luigi Fassi

    This volume offers the broadest Italian collection of writings by Clement Greenberg (1909–94), an essential author for anyone with an interest in the period full of formal re...
  • Ai Weiwei
    Il Blog
    Edited by Stefano Chiodi

    Begun in 2006 and closed down by the authorities three years later, the blog of the artist and architect Ai Weiwei came to attention at the international level as one of the most c...
  • Annie Cohen-Solal
    Americani per sempre
    Paris, 1 July 1867, the inauguration of the Universal Exposition. With the end of the American Civil War, the landscape painters, members of the first authentic American school, re...