SOM in the Press

4 Top Art Books to Read This Month

Source: Harper's Bazaar Arabia

With an introduction by Allison Arieff and visuals provided by Lawrence Weiner, this book delves into notions of public space that are often overlooked through multiple takes. Rachel Monroe’s point of view is sparked by issues of surveillance; China Miéville writes a fictional piece through a detective lens; mythologies surrounding public art are explored by Ben Davis; Michelle Nijhuis discusses the changing ecologies of national parks; and Sarah Fecht’s speculations on social life in outer space are but a few of the many examples of the diverse interpretations and overlooked critical concerns surrounding "public space."


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