The book is starting to get some more international attention thanks in part to Anne Hemendrias’ review in Germany, Alice Oates review in the UK, Barbara Opar’s review in North America, Elizabeth Berman’s review in the UK (See PDF since the link reaches a paywall and doesn’t show the entire review), and Jean Bundy’s book review for the Association Interartnationale des Critiques d’Art (AICA), Paromita Patranobish’s review in the latest issue of the Journal of Ecohumanism and Isabelle Gapp's review in Art History.
Quotes from these four authors
Alice Oates’ from Cambridge University in H-Environment: “This is a book capable of expanding a reader’s understanding whether they are drawn to it from the worlds of art, activism, critical scholarship, or some combination thereof. Connecting what is often separated, Climate Change and the New Polar Aesthetics is a vital read for artists, activists, and academics alike.”
Barbara Ann Opar writes in her review for the Arts Libraries Society of North America: “Bloom’s scholarship makes an important contribution to the literature for institutions with graduate programs and/or libraries which aim to include diverse views of the global environmental crisis.”
Paromita Patranobish writes in her review for the Journal of Ecohumanism: “The “justice-attentive aesthetic research practices” (p. 5) in Bloom’s book(chapters 4 and 5 co-written with Elena Glasberg) respond to the violence of visual foreclosure by foregrounding new ways of imagining contested spaces, highlighting industrial capitalist deployments of polar topographies that remain absent from representational parlance, and creating unconventional juxtapositions, continuities, and collaborations.”
Isabelle Gapp writes in her review for Art History: “In Lisa E. Bloom's ambitious work, ‘Climate Change and the New Polar Aesthetics,’ readers are taken on a captivating journey into the world of contemporary art that responds to the urgent issues of climate change, offering fresh perspectives and thought-provoking insights into the Arctic and Antarctic regions.”