Stacks and Reading Room 220

The Stacks & Reading Room 220 

We are very excited to announce our new partnership with The Stacks! Each month Émilie Lamy, founder and proprietor of The Stacks, located on OC Haley, will curate a selection of books that relate in tandem to the ideas represented in the current Antenna Gallery exhibition. These books will be featured throughout the month and then added to the growing permanent collection of books located in our downstairs Reading Room 220. For purchase information email

Titles for this month include:

 Critical Laboratory, the writings of T. Hirschhorn
Do It, The Compendium
Fischli and Weiss, The Way Things Go
How to do Things with Art
Spoiled, Tom Varisco
Destroy this Memory, Richard Misrach
Dan Graham, Video-Architecture-Television
Fischli and Weiss, Polyurethane Objects
The Artist as an Instigator of Changes in Social Cognition…


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July’s and stuff… books

• Permafo 1970-1981
• Biennals and Beyond. Exhibitions That Made Art History: 1962-2002
• No Problem: Cologne/New York 1984-1989
• Art from Los Angeles from the 60s to the 90s
• Art Therapy for Conceptual Artists
• During the Exhibition, the Studio Will Be Close
• Shit and Die, Maurizio Cattelan

June’s Mixed Messages books

Loving Festival 2015 catalogue
Race, Sex, and the Freedom to Marry: Loving v. Virginia
Virginia Hasn’t Always Been for Lovers: Interracial Marriage Bans and the Case of Richard and Mildred Loving
The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage
Mixed: Portraits of Multiracial Kids
The Rabbits’ Wedding
Of Many Colors: Portraits of Multiracial Families
SOSCalling All Black People: A Black Arts Movement Reader
(1)ne Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race
Kara Walker: Dust Jackets for the Niggerati
Kara Walker: My Complement, My Enemy, My Oppressor, My Love
Exhibiting Blackness: African Americans and the American Art Museum
Pope.L: Showing Up to Withhold
William Pope.L: Black People Are Cropped: Skin Set Drawings 1997-2011
Carrie Mae Weems
Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series
Contemporary African Art Since 1980
30 Americans
Basquiat and the Bayou
Flash of the Spirit: African & Afro-American Art & Philosophy
Gordon Parks: The Making of an Argument
Kehinde Wiley A New Republic
Lorna Simpson


Titles for “String Along” include(these books are now on the back wall shelf)

Judy Chicago: Deflowered
Emilie Brzezinski: The Lure of the Forest. Sculpture 1979-2013
The Poetics of Cloth: African Textiles/Recent Art
Kaitag Art For Life, Embroidered Textiles from Daghestan
Ni Haifeng: Para-Production
Ni Haifeng: The Return of the Shreds
Thread Lines
Marta Palau
Color Moves: Art & Fashion by Sonia Delaunay
Soviet Textiles. Designing the Modern Utopia
Textile and Fashion Arts
Judith Scott: Bound and Unbound
Nick Cave: Epitome
String, Felt, Thread: The Hierarchy of Art and Craft in American Art
Bauhaus Weaving Theory. From Feminine Craft to Mode of Design
The Dinner Party: A Symbol of our Heritage
The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine
Textile Architecture
Anni Albers: Selected Writings on Design
Fiber: Sculpture 1960-Present
Beyond Craft: Art Fabric by Mildred Constantine
Roberta Furlanetto: Weave
Fashioning Felt
Michael Lin
Ernesto Neto: The Edges of the World