Museum: Behind the Scenes at the
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Author Danny Danziger
January 2012 selection: A deep and insightful portrait of one of the world's great museums of art.
How to Look at Modern Art
Author Philip Yenawine
February 2012 selection: A classic guide to perceiving, understanding, and engaging with modern art.
Loving Frank: A Novel
Author Nancy Horan
March 2012 selection: A story about the life and times of intellectual and feminist Mamah Borthwick Cheney, better known as the first wife of Frank Lloyd Wright.
Making the Mummies Dance:
Inside the Metropolitian Museum of Art
Author Thomas Hoving
April 2012 selection: The former director of the famed New York museum recounts his activities at the art world's pinnacle, from wooing important patrons to battling for acquisitions, from high-society goings on to day-to-day power struggles and one-upsmanship.
Tom and Jack: The Intertwined Lives of
Thomas Hart Benton and Jackson Pollock
Author Henry Adams
May 2012 selection: A groundbreaking portrait of the intense personal and artistic relationship between Thomas Hart Benton and Jackson Pollock, revealing how their friendship changed American art.