Books for changing the world

Steve Edwards

Steve Edwards is Professor in the Department of Art History at Birkbeck College, University of London. He is the author of several books on art and photography; an editor of the Oxford Art Journal and of the Historical Materialism Book Series.


  • The Conspiracy of Modern Art

    Internationally renowned Brazilian critic and art-historian Luiz Renato Martins presents an innovative new account of modern art from David to Abstract Expressionism.

  • Communards and Other Cultural Histories

    A wide-ranging collection of essays from Adrian Rifkin, covering cultural production, urbanism, and social conflict from a critical Marxist perspective.