Art Writing Online: The State of the Art World (Cambridge Scholars, 2022)



Philosophical Skepticism as the Subject of Art: Maria Bussmann’s Drawings (Bloomsbury, 2022)

In Caravaggio’s Shadow: Naples as a Work of Art. (Thames and Hudson, 2024)


Abstract Painting, Art History and Politics: Sean Scully and David Carrier in Conversation
Hatje Cantz, 2021.

With Joachim Pissarro, Aesthetics of the Margins / The Margins of Aesthetics: Wild Art Explained
Penn State University Press, 2019.

Aesthetic Theory, Abstract Art, and Lawrence Carroll
Bloomsbury, 2018.

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