College Art Association

We regret that in the ongoing efforts to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we will be unable to meet with you at the 2021 CAA conference. We want to highlight new titles that were scheduled to be featured in our booth and hope you will visit our website for more details.

We're proud to publish Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art and Archives of Asian ArtThis spring, we're excited to welcome open-access journal liquid blackness: journal of aesthetics and black studies to our publishing program.

Please stop by our booth in the virtual CAA exhibit hall, which includes interviews with authors Delinda Collier, Bakirathi Mani, Anna Watkins Fisher, and Ricardo Montez.

Our Winter 2021 Art & Art History catalog is available below.

View the gallery of author selfies on our Facebook page.

Use coupon code CAA21 to save 40% on books and journal issues through March 31, 2021.


Latinx Art: Artists, Markets, and Politics

Arlene Dávila

Beyond the World's End: Arts of Living at the Crossroads

T. J. Demos

Keith Haring's Line: Race and the Performance of Desire

Ricardo Montez
View the In Conversation video for Keith Haring's Line

Writing in Space, 1973–2019

Lorraine O'Grady

Black Utopias: Speculative Life and the Music of Other Worlds

Jayna Brown

A Time of Youth: San Francisco, 1966–1967

William Gedney

Nka: Journal of Contemporary African Art

Salah M. Hassan and Chika Okeke-Agulu, editors
Recent special issue: "Rethinking Cosmopolitanism: Africa in Europe ⁄ Europe in Africa"

¡Presente!: The Politics of Presence

Diana Taylor

Liquor Store Theatre

Maya Stovall
View the online book launch for Liquor Store Theatre

Journeys through the Russian Empire: The Photographic Legacy of Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky

William Craft Brumfield

Working Together: Louis Draper and the Kamoinge Workshop

Sarah Eckhardt

Tropical Aesthetics of Black Modernism

Samantha A. Noël

Unseeing Empire: Photography, Representation, South Asian America

Bakirathi Mani
View the In Conversation video for Unseeing Empire

Embodying Relation: Art Photography in Mali

Allison Moore

The Play in the System: The Art of Parasitical Resistance

Anna Watkins Fisher
View the In Conversation video for The Play in the System

Archives of Asian Art

Patricia Berger, editor

Gods in the Time of Democracy

Kajri Jain

The Sense of Brown

José Esteban Muñoz
Edited and with an Introduction by Joshua Chambers-Letson and Tavia Nyong'o

Wild Things: The Disorder of Desire

Jack Halberstam

Building Socialism: The Afterlife of East German Architecture in Urban Vietnam

Christina Schwenkel

Dear Science and Other Stories

Katherine McKittrick

The Process Genre: Cinema and the Aesthetic of Labor

Salomé Aguilera Skvirsky

The Lonely Letters

Ashon T. Crawley

For a Pragmatics of the Useless

Erin Manning

Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism

David Scott, editor

Influx and Efflux: Writing Up with Walt Whitman

Jane Bennett

AIDS and the Distribution of Crises

Jih-Fei Cheng, Alexandra Juhasz, and Nishant Shahani, editors

The Small Book of Hip Checks: On Queer Gender, Race, and Writing

Erica Rand

Space Is the Place: The Lives and Times of Sun Ra

John Szwed

Disordering the Establishment: Participatory Art and Institutional Critique in France, 1958–1981

Lily Woodruff

Every Day I Write the Book: Notes on Style

Amitava Kumar

AFRICOBRA: Experimental Art toward a School of Thought

Wadsworth A. Jarrell

Race and Performance after Repetition

Soyica Diggs Colbert, Douglas A. Jones Jr., and Shane Vogel, editors
View the In Conversation video for Race and Performance after Repetition

The Voice in the Headphones

David Grubbs

liquid blackness

Alessandra Raengo and Lauren McLeod Cramer, editors
Open access; coming soon