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The Ten Best Art Books of 2014

The Rail’s selection of the best art books of 2014.

Events Ashore

The task of the photographer in examining the effects of war has become increasingly problematic. At a time when cell phones, video, and social media dominate the coverage of events, the heroic model of the photojournalist braving the front lines has lost its relevance and forced artists and documentarians to look for alternative approaches to scrutinize conflict.

Eight Begin: Artists' Memories of Starting Out

The interviews in Eight Begin are written as monologues in the relaxed confidence of a friend—most notably with Sally Hazelet Drummond, who discloses complete vulnerability before her listener.


The Brooklyn Rail

DEC 14-JAN 15

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