January 14, 2013

New art books are coming in....

Although not yet a torrent, some of the new arts books that were ordered recently are coming in.  Take a look-- that old favorite, but always fascinating Leonardo da Vinci features prominently!


Encyclopedia of the Commemorative Coins of the United States  by Anthony J. Swiatek

Art History / Art Theory

Art of the Twentieth Century and Beyond  by Loredana Parmesani

Caveat Emptor; The Secret Life of an American Art Forger  by Ken Berenyi

Chihuly; Garden Installations

In Wonderland: The Surrealist Adventures of Women Artists in Mexico and the United States, exhibition catalog

Isabella & Leonardo  by Francis Ames-Lewis

Leonardo and the Last Supper  by Ross King

Leonardo’s Lost Princess  by Peter Silverman

The Lost Battles:  Leonardo, Michelangelo, and the Artistic Duel that Defined the Renaissance  by Jonathan Jones

Persian Art & Architecture  by Henri Stierlin

Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art; A Sourcebook of Artists’ Writings

Titian:  His Life  by Sheila Hale


Artists’ Textiles 1940-1976  by Geoffrey Rayner

British Aviation Posters; Art, Design and Flight  by Scott Anthony

Eero Saarinen:  Furniture for Everyman  by Brian Lutz

Norman Bel Geddes Designs America, exhibition catalog

The Wallpaper Book  by Genevieve Brunet

Architecture / Planning / Landscape Architecture

AIA Guide to the Architecture of Washington, DC  by G. Martin Moeller, Jr.

The Complete House and Grounds; Learning from Andrew Jackson Downing’s Domestic Architecture  by Caren Yglesias

KPF: Kohn Pederson Fox; Architecture and Urbanism 2003-2012

Crafts / Applied Arts / How-to Books

Artist’s Guide to Drawing the Clothed Figure  by Michael Massen

Blackwork Made Easy; Techniques, Patterns & Samplers  by Leley Wilkins

Complete Guide to Figure Drawing for Comics and Graphic Novels  by Daniel Cooney

Studio Glass in America: A 50-Year Journey  by Ferdinand Hampson

Temari Techniques; A Visual Guide to Making Japanese Embroidered Thread Balls  by Barbara B. Suess