Hot off the press this month, we’ve got books that tackle austerity and national security, our latest Stanford Brief on navigating negotiations, and an exquisite compendium of 19th-century photographs of the American West taken by master photographer, Carleton Watkins.
Out this month
“[These photos] capture what [Carleton Watkins] and other nineteenth-century photographers and painters repeatedly inscribed as the American sublime. This is the nature that dwarfs and obliterates us." —Richard White, author of Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America
The publication of Carleton Watkins: The Stanford Albums dovetails with an exhibit of Watkins' highest photographic achievements at The Cantor Arts Center. The exhibit begins April 23 and runs through mid-August. A selection of photographs featured in this book will also travel to The Metropolitan Museum of Art this fall.