Not all art is easily placed in a museum; some pieces are intrinsically linked to the location in which they were created. A new book collects the best of these works in the Americas.
Amanda Renshaw is Editorial Director at Phaidon Press. Since 1993 she has performed a key role in shaping many Phaidon publications and has commissioned many important titles in the fields of art and photography. Amanda has worked closely with Sir Ernst Gombrich, Robert Mangold, Anish Kapoor, Alan Fletcher, Steve McCurry, Martin Parr and Stephen Shore. In addition to working on publications such as Agnes Martin: Paintings, Writings Remembrances, American Surfaces, Salon to Biennial, Inferno, and The Photobook: A History, Amanda has played an integral role in a number of Phaidon generated and compiled titles including bestsellers such as The Art Book, Century, 30,000 Years of Art and The Art Museum. Prior to her time at Phaidon Amanda was a specialist in the Impressionist and Modern Department at Christie’s in both London and Paris. She started her career in the Education Department at the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. Amanda is the author of The Art Book for Children.