9.5 Theses on Art and Class
“Among excellent younger critics now is Ben Davis.”
—Peter Schjeldahl, art critic for
The New Yorker
9.5 Theses on Art and Class and Other Writings
shows how a clearunderstanding of class makes sense of what is at stake in a broadnumber of contemporary art’s most persistent debates. Theseinclude discussions of the definition of political art; the troubledstatus of “outsider” in the industry; and the question of how tomaintain faith in art itself.Ben Davis currently lives and works in New York City, where heis Executive Editor at
978-1-60846-268-1 • $16June 2013 • Trade Paper • 224 pages
An Illustrated Introduction
David Smith, illustrated by Phil Evans
Marx’s Capital: An Illustrated Introduction
is] valuable and in somerespects more so than all the interpretations and popularizationsI have read.”
“[This illustrated introduction] is very, very good, a brilliantexposition and a really creative relationship between image andexplanation.”
Karl Marx did not write
for the bookshelves of economistsand philosophers.
is economics for working people, fromtheir viewpoint and history. David Smith and Phil Evans explodethe myth of difficulty haunting Capital.
David Smith is a sociologist whose publications include books onOrwell and the changing structure of the working class. Phil Evansis a longtime political cartoonist based in England. He hasillustrated
, among many other books.
978-1-60846-266-7 • $15May 2013 • Trade Paper • 190 pagesEbook: 978-1-60846-291-9 • $16
Forthcoming from Haymarket in 2013