Aesthetic Theory, Abstract Art, and Lawrence Carroll

Aesthetics of the Margins / The Margins of Aesthetics: Wild Art Explained, with Joachim Pissarro



With Darren Jones, The Contemporary Art Gallery: Display, Power and Privilege

Cambridge Scholars, 2016. amazon  CSP


With Joachim Pissarro, WILD ART

Phaidon, 2013. amazon Download_on_iBooks


Proust/Warhol: Analytical Philosophy of Art

Peter Lang, 2009. google amazon


A World Art History and its Objects

University Park and London, 2009. google amazon


Museum Skepticism: A History of the Display of Art in Public Galleries

Duke UP, 2006. google amazon

In Chinese translation with a new Preface, 2009.

Portions published in Chinese in:

Journal of Luxun Academy of Fine Arts 2008-6: 83-85;

National Art Museum of China Journal, 20.040.08: 110-18.


Sean Scully

English and French editions – Thames and Hudson, 2004. google amazon


Writing About Visual Art

Allworth Press, 2003. google amazon


Rosalind Krauss and American Philosophical Art Criticism: from Formalism to beyond Postmodernism

Westport, CT: Greenwood/Praeger, 2002. google amazon


The Aesthetics of the Comic Strip

University Park and London, 2000. google amazon

A section reprinted as “Caricature,” A Comics Studies Reader,

eds. J. Heer and Worcester – Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2009.


Garner Tullis. The Life of Collaboration

New York, 1998. google amazon


England and its Aesthetes: Biography and Taste

Editor, with an introduction – Gordon and Breach, 1997. google amazon


High Art. Charles Baudelaire and the Origins of Modernism

University Park and London, 1996. google amazon


Nicolas Poussin: Lettere sull’arte

Editor, with an introduction – Hestia edizione, 1995.


The Aesthete in the City: The Philosophy and Practice of American Abstract Painting in the 1980s

University Park and London, 1994. google amazon


Poussin’s Paintings: A Study in Art-Historical Methodology

University Park and London, 1993. google amazon


Principles of Art History Writing

University Park and London, 1991 – Fourth Printing, 1997. google amazon

Chinese translation, with a new Introduction: China Renmin University Press, 2004



Amherst, 1987. google amazon


Truth and Falsity in Visual Images

with Mark Roskill – Amherst, 1983. google amazon