magazine collects international art criticism and is celebrated for its critical vigour and uncompromised perspective. Presenting new art reviews, essays and features, the magazine has gained a loyal following among scholars of international contemporary art and culture for its established yet alternative approach to the American and international art scenes. As a critical and academic alternative to the more commercially driven popular arts magazines, artUS
is one of the world's leading academic resources for vibrant and uncensored critical discussion. This collector's edition gathers the print versions of artUS
magazine's issues 31 through 33 and features texts on Grant Wood, Cannibal Holocaust, Buddhist art, Paul Thek, John Currin, Alexander McQueen, Cloning Terror, Marlene McCarty, Tóhoku, Occupy movements, Ed Kienholz, The Language of Objects in the Art of the Americas, philosophy of shadows, Boris Lurie, food as art and mummy movies.