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We have received the following books for review. For more information, or to propose a review, please email the Review Editor.

Rosalind P. Blakesley / S.E. Reid, Russian Art and the West (Northern Illinois UP, 2007) 

Nancy Condee, The Imperial Trace. Recent Russian Cinema (Oxford UP, 2009)

Alla Rosenfeld / N. T. Dodge (eds.), Art Baltics. The Struggle for Freedom of Artistic Expression Under the Soviets, 1945-1991  (Rutgers UP, 2001) 

James Westcott. When Marina Abramović Dies (MIT Press, 2010)

Sheila Skaff, The Law of the Looking Glass. Cinema in Poland 1896-1939 (Ohio University Press, 2008)

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Günter Adge/A.Schwarz (ed.), Die rote Traumfabrik. Meschrabpom-Film und Prometheus. 1921-1936 (Berlin: Deutsche Kinemathek, 2012)

Zofia Ban / Hedvig Turaj (ed.), Exposed Memories. Family Pictures in Private and Collective Memory (Budapest: CE Press, 2010)

Djurdja Bartlett, Fashion East: The Spectre that Haunted Socialism (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2010)

Boris Groys, History Becomes Form (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2010)

Marc James Leger, Brave New Avant Garde. Essays on Contemporary Art and Politics (Winchester/UK: Zero, 2012)

Sanja Ivekovic, Practice Makes the Master ( Muzeum sztuki, 2009)

M. Jesse Jackson, The Experimental Group. Ilya Kabakov, Moscow Conceptualism, Soviet Avant-Gardes (Chicago: U of Chicago Press, 2010)

Mari Laanemets, Zwischen westlicher Moderne und sowjetischer Avantgarde. Inoffizielle Kunst in Estland 1969-1978 (Berlin: Gebr. Mann, 2011)

Peter McCarthy, Writing Diaspora in the West (London: Palgrave, 2009)

Bojana Pejic, Gender Check: Reader (Köln: Walther König, 2010)

N. Skakov / A. Sabitov (ed.), 14 Essays Inspired by the Sculptures of Erkin Mergenov (Stuttgart: Ibidem, 2010)

Alise Tifentale, The Photograph as Art in Lithuania (Riga: Neputns, 2011)

C. Vatulescu, Police Aesthetics. Literature, Film, and the Secret Police in Soviet Times (Stanford: Stanford UP, 2010)

The Georgraphies of Art History in the Baltic Region. Special Issue of Kunstiteaduslikke Uurimusi / Studies on Art and Architecture 2010, kd 19/3-3

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ARTMargins Print has released its new issue, 3.2. (June 2014)!

ArticlesJoan Kee (Ann Arbor) considers the problem of scale in contemporary art practice. Carla Macchiavello (Bogotá) discusses the problem of influence in Latin American art during the 1970s and 1980s. Ruben and Maja Fowkes (Budapest) examine East European artists' approaches to the natural environment during the 1970s and beyond.

In the Document section, we present two pre-revolution Iranian manifestos of modern art (introduction/translation: Bavand Behpoor).

Artist ProjectShady El Noshokaty (Cairo), Rat Diaries, a series of drawings that attempts to map the intensity of everyday life in Egypt intertwined with intuitive visual and verbal comments on art practice.

Review Article: Monica Amor (Baltimore) discusses the exhibition Cold America: Geometric Abstraction in Latin America (1934-1973) and Alejandro Crispiani's book Objetos para transformar el mundo: Trayectorias del arte concreto-invención, Argentina y Chile, 1940-1970 [Objects to Transform the World: Trajectories of Concrete-Invention Art, Argentina and Chile, 1940-1970]. 

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