February 12, 2013

More great new arts books for mid-February

Instead of buying a car or mattress, why not celebrate the birthdays of Lincoln and Washington by checking out some of these fine new books that have just arrived in the Fine Arts Room:


Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901—2000, 40th edition

Art History / Art Theory
Cut-ups, Cut-ins, Cut-outs: The Art of William S. Burroughs, exhibition catalog of the Kunsthalle Wien 

Edouard Vuillard; A Painter and his Muses, 1890-1940  by Stephen Brown 

Frank Stella, The Retrospective: Works 1958-2012, exhibit catalog from the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg 

Giorgio Morandi, catalog of the Museo d’Arte, Città di Lugano 

Illustrated Guide to the Museum of  Islamic Art in Cairo  by Bernard O’Kane 

Keith Haring, 1978-1982, exhibition catalog of the Kunsthalle Wien 

Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years, exhibition catalog of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 

Remedios Varo: The Mexican Years  by Masayo Nonaka 

The Sight of Silence; John Cage’s Complete Watercolors  by Ray Kass 

Totalitarian Art in the Soviet Union, the Third Reich, Fascist Italy, and the People’s Republic of China  by Igor Golomstock 

What are you looking at?:  The Surprising, Shocking, and Sometimes Strange Story of 150 Years of Modern Art  by Will Gompertz

Design / Interior Decoration / Graphics 

The Decoration of Houses, revised new edition  by Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman, Jr.
50 Contemporary Fashion Designers You Should Know  by Doria Santlofer 

Fifty Fashion Looks that Changed the 1970s  by Paula Reed 

Masters of Fashion Illustration  by David Downton 

New Masters of Poster Design, Vol. 2 

The Shabby Chic Home  by Rachel Ashwell 

Wendell Castle: Wandering Forms; Works from 1959 to 1979  by Alastair Gordon

Architecture / Planning / Landscape Architecture 

Common Ground: A Critical Reader, edited by David Chipperfield, et al., for the Biennale di Venezia

The English Castle, 1066 – 1650  by John A. A. Goodall 

Houses of the Sundown Sea; The Architectural Vision of Harry Gesner  by Lisa Germany 

The Scottish Country House  by James Knox


American Photographs, 17th Anniversary Edition, by Walker Evans 

Aperture Magazine Anthology – The Minor White Years, 1952-1976 

Balthazar Korab, Architect of Photography  by John Comazzi

Crafts / Applied Arts / How-to Books 

Against the Grain: Wood in Contemporary Art, Craft, and Design, catalog of the Museum of Arts and Design 

Extreme Origami  by Won Park 

Folded Paper Gift Boxes  by Maria O 

Stacked & Stitched; Artistic Fabric Projects for your Home  by Christine Morgan

Antiques / Collectibles 

Colors & Patterns of Depression Era Glassware, revised & expanded 2nd edition  by Doris Yeske 

Tips, Tools & Techniques to Care for Antiques, Collectibles, and Other Treasures  by Georgia Kemp Caraway 

Treasures of Chinese Export Ceramics from the Peabody Essex Museum  by William R. Sargent