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Year in Review

To mark the end of the year, the Rail’s Art Books editors, Ben Gottlieb, Maya Harakawa, and Greg Lindquist, each selected three notable books from the past year to share with our readers.

Mark di Suvero

Cranes, steel beams, and industrial rigging don’t easily evoke carnality, sensuality, and human connection, but after reading Mark di Suvero, it might be impossible to subtract these bodily qualities from the artist’s mighty steel sculpture.

Agnes Martin: Her Life and Art

One could argue that Nancy Princenthal began her newly released biography of Agnes Martin forty years ago, when, while doing research for an undergraduate paper, she wrote Martin a letter.

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