Art & Art History: SPL 2023 Book Club Titles & Schedule

The SPL book club meets the fourth Monday of every month* at 6:30pm to discuss that month’s selected title(s). Readers can choose to participate either in person at SPL or online via Zoom. Email to join the book club mailing list.

*Except December, when the discussion is bumped up one week to December 18.

February 27
Brunelleschi’s Dome: How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture
by Ross King

March 27
The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Family’s Century of Art and Loss
by Edmund de Waal

April 24
Dear Theo: The Autobiography of Vincent van Gogh
edited by Irving Stone

May 22
How to See: Looking, Talking, and Thinking about Art
by David Salle

June 26
Still Life with Oysters and Lemon: On Objects and Intimacy
by Mark Doty

July 24
Air Guitar: Essays on Art and Democracy
by Dave Hickey

August 28
The Mirror and the Palette: Rebellion, Revolution, and Resilience: Five Hundred Years of Women’s Self Portraits
by Jennifer Higgie

September 25
The Ongoing Moment
by Geoff Dyer

October 23
Color: A Natural History of the Palette
by Victoria Finlay

November 27
The Shape of a Pocket
by John Berger

December 18
Wall and Piece
by Banksy

Why Art?
by Eleanor Davis

January 22, 2024
On Photography
by Susan Sontag