February 2, 2013

Welcome February with new arts books


Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

Bottles: Identification & Price Guide, 7th Edition, pub. by Antique Trader magazine

Art History / Art Theory 

Always Looking; Essays on Art  by John Updike 

Bernini: Sculpting in Clay  by C. D. Dickerson 

Discovering Michelangelo; The Art Lover’s Guide to Understanding Michelangelo’s Masterpieces  by William E. Wallace 

Elegant Perfection: Masterpieces of Courtly and Religious Art from the Tokyo National Museum, exhibition catalog of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 

Impressions of Interiors; Gilded Age Paintings by Walter Gay  by Isabel L. Taube 

Leon Battista Alberti: On Painting; A New Translation and Critical Edition, edited and translated by Rocco Sinisgalli 

Materializing Six Years: Lucy R. Lippard and the Emergence of Conceptual Art 

The New Earthwork; Art, Action, Agency  edited by Twylene Moyer 

The Renaissance Portrait from Donatello to Bellini, exhibition catalog of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 

Renoir in the Barnes Foundation, catalog of the Barnes Foundation 

Roy Lichtenstein; A Retrospective  by James Rondeau, exhibition catalog of the Art Institute of Chicago 

Royal Manuscripts; The Genius of Illumination  by Scot McKendrick, exhibition catalog of the British Library

Design / Interior Decoration / Graphics 

Designing Antiquity; Owen Jones, Ancient Egypt and the Crystal Palace  by Stephanie Moser

Architecture / Planning / Landscape Architecture 

Andrew Jackson Downing; Essential Texts  edited by Robert Twombly 

I am a Monument:  on Learning from Las Vegas  by Aron Vinegar 

Porches of North America  by Thomas Durant Visser 

Thanks for the View, Mr. Mies: Lafayette Park Detroit 

Venice & Vitruvius  by Margaret Muther D’Evelyn 


Photography and Archaeology  by Frederick N. Bohrer

Crafts / Applied Arts / How-to Books 

Calligraphy Bible; A Complete Guide to more than 100 essential projects and techniques 

The Complete Fabric Artist’s Workshop  by Susan Stein 

Post-Digital Printmaking; CNC, Traditional and Hybrid Techniques  by Paul Catanese 

Print with Collage & Stitch; Techniques for Mixed-Media Printmaking  by Val Holmes

Antiques / Collectibles 

Bottles: Identification & Price Guide, 7th Edition, by Antique Trader magazine