January 28, 2013

New arts and crafts books for a not-so-bleak midwinter

These fine newly published books on arts, crafts, and antiques have just arrived.  Except for the Reference titles, they can be checked out here at Central, or requested to be sent to our branches for checkout.  Enjoy!

American Art Directory, 67th edition, 2013

Confederate States Paper Money, 12th edition  by Arlie R.  Slabaugh

The Elements of Style; An Encyclopedia of Domestic Architectural Detail, updated & revised 4th edition.

Who’s Who in American Art, 2013 edition

Art History / Art Theory

Anglo-Saxon Art  by Leslie Webster

Children of the Plumed Serpent; The Legacy of Quetzalcoatl in Ancient Mexico  by Virginia Fields

Edvard Munch; The Modern Eye, exhibition catalog from the Tate Gallery

The First Pop Age; Painting and Subjectivity in the Art of Hamilton, Lichtenstein, Warhol, Richter, and Ruscha  by Hal Foster

Machine Art 1934  by Jennifer Jane Marshall

Rising Up:  Hale Woodruff’s Murals at Talladega College  by Stephanie Mayer Heydt

Design / Interior Decoration / Graphics

American Beauty; Renovating and Decorating a Beloved Retreat  by Thom Filicia

The Best of Simon and Kirby  by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby

Fashion Design Essentials; 100 Principles of Fashion Design  by Jay Calderin

The Fashion Resource Book  by Robert Leach

The First Apartment Book; Cool Design for Small Spaces  by Kyle Schuneman

New Cottage Style

20th Century Pattern Design  by Lesley Jackson

Architecture / Planning / Landscape Architecture

1000 Tips by 100 Eco Architects; Guidelines on Sustainable Architecture from the World’s Leading Eco-Architecture Firms

Taliesen Diary; A Year with Frank Lloyd Wright  by Priscilla J. Henken

Crafts / Applied Arts / How-to Books

Calligraphy Studio: The Ultimate Introduction to the Art of Hand Lettering  by Christopher Calderhead
Painting Portraits and Figures in Watercolor  by Mary Whyte

Antiques / Collectibles

Candlewick: The Crystal Line, Revised 3rd edition  by Bob and Myrna Garrison

Fenton Art Glass: A Centennial of Glass Making, 1907-2007 and Beyond  by Debbie and Randy Coe