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Books

Publications

Between 2004 and 2022, the JSMA WSU has produced nine books which have been distributed internationally. To purchase any of our books please call the museum at 509-335-1910 and leave a message as to which book you would like to purchase. Someone will return your call promptly.

Some publications are also available through WSU Press, and Amazon.

Cover of Keiko Hara book, right side reads 34 dollars

Keiko Hara: Four Decades of Paintings and Prints

Keiko Hara offers a detailed exploration of the artist’s unwavering commitment to painting and her unique form of Japanese woodblock printmaking. Separated from her cultural surroundings in Japan, memory and longing became overarching themes. Rich with metaphorical imagery, her visual universe encompasses and investigates the poetics of space.

Published in 2022 – Distributed by the JSMA WSU and WSU Press

$34.00
Cover of Art and Context, right side reads 25 dollars

Art & Context: The ’50s and ’60s

Prior to the 1960s, art objects were viewed as wholly distinct from non-art. But by mid-decade, that perspective was being challenged by artists. Art and Context examines how art relates to a society bombarded by advertising while also in the midst of a cultural revolution.

Published December 2006 – Distributed by JSMA WSU and WSU Press, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
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Gaylen Hansen: Three Decades of Paintings

Gaylen Hansen: Three Decades of Paintings brings together more than 70 works spanning 30 years of this remarkable artist’s development. This survey exhibition and illustrated catalogue present an artist of great talent and emotional range, following a deeply American eccentric tradition.

Published October 2007 – Distributed by JSMA WSU and WSU Press, Washington State University, Pullman WA.

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Cover of The Artist's Hand, right side reads 40 dollars

The Artist’s Hand: American Works on Paper 1945-1975

The Artist’s Hand celebrates the Washington Art Consortium’s collection of American prints and drawings, with ninety-seven works and biographies of the fifty-two artists―among them Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Jo Baer, Myron S. Stout, Jim Dine, Roy Lichtenstein, Agnes Martin, Robert Rauschenberg, Richard Serra, and Andy Warhol.

Published in October 2012 – Distributed by JSMA WSU and WSU Press, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

$40.00

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Cover of Running the Numbers, right side reads SOLD OUT

Chris Jordan: Running the Numbers, An American Self-Portrait

Published April 2009 – Distributed by JSMA WSU and Prestel Publishing, Munich/Berlin/London/New York. Won first prize in the book category of the 2009 American Association of Museums.

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Roy Litchenstein: Prints 1956-97

Lichtenstein’s iconic depictions of characters in tense, dramatic situations are commentaries on modern man’s plight, in which the media shapes everything. Focused on works created from the mid-50s until 1997, this exhibition catalogue gives a full overview of Lichtenstein’s printmaking accomplishments.

From the collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation – Published December 2005 – Distributed by JSMA WSU and D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, New York.

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Cover of Extending the Artist's Hand, Right side reads 25 dollars

Extending The Artist’s Hand: Contemporary Sculpture from Walla Walla Foundry

With full color photography and informative text, Extending the Artist’s Hand celebrates the collaboration between artist and technician, explores the fascinating journey of metal sculpture from initial concept to final installation, and documents the history and achievements of the Walla Walla Foundry.

Published October 2004 – Distributed by JSMA WSU and WSU Press, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

$24.95
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Sherry Markovitz: Shimmer – Paintings and Sculptures 1979-2007

This book brings together forty-two works spanning nearly three decades of Seattle artist Sherry Markovitz’s remarkable development. Through highly informative and engaging essays as well as the artist’s own commentaries, Sherry Markovitz: Shimmer provides the defining statement on this unique artist and her captivating work.

Published February 2008 – Distributed by JSMA WSU and University of Washington Press, Seattle WA.

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