March 14, 2013

New art and craft books for mid-March

Celebrate the coming of Spring by checking out some of these wonderful new books, just received:

Art History / Art Theory 

The Art of Southeast Africa from the Conru Collection 

Berthe Morisot, 1841-1895, exhibition catalog of the Musee Marmottan 

Beverly Pepper: Monumenta  by Robert C. Hobbs 

Chinese Jade; The Spiritual and Cultural Significance of Jade in China  by Gu Fang 

Claes Oldenburg: The Sixties, exhibition catalog of Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien 

Full Spectrum; Prints from the Brandywine Workshop, exhibit catalog of the Philadelphia Museum of Art 

Gustave Caillebotte: An Impressionist and Photography, exhibit catalog of the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt 

Interviews with Artists, 1966-2012  by Michael Peppiatt 

Jasper Johns; Seeing with the Mind’s Eye, exhibit catalog of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art 

Kehinde Wiley  by Thelma Golden, et al. 

Masterworks of Chinese Art, catalog of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art 

Modern Sculpture Reader  edited by Jon Wood, et al. 

Thomas Hart Benton and the American Sound  by Leo G. Mazow 

20th Century Pewter; Art Nouveau to Modernism  by Paul Robinson

Design / Interior Decoration / Graphics / Fashion 

The Age of Elegance: Interiors by Alex Papachristidis 

Ann Getty: Interior Style  by Diane Dorrans Saeks 

The Best of Brochure Design, 11th edition 

The Best of Business Card Design, 9th edition 

Coming into Fashion; A Century of Photography at Conde Nast  by Nathalie Herschdorfer 

Denman Ross and American Design Theory  by Marie Frank 

English Decoration; Timeless Inspiration for the Contemporary Home  by Ben Pentreath 

Fashion Design, Referenced  by Alicia Kennedy 

The Iconic Interior: Private Spaces of Leading Artists, Architects, and Designers  by Dominic Bradbury

Industrial Chic:  50 Icons of Furniture and Lighting Design  by Brigitte Durieux 

Vivienne Westwood; Designer Monographs Curated by Terry Jones

Architecture / Planning / Landscape Architecture 

Building Taliesin; Frank Lloyd Wright’s Home of Love and Loss  by Ron McCrea 

Common Ground; Biennale Architettura 2012, catalog of the Venice Biennale 

Frank Lloyd Wright Natural Design; Organic Architecture  by Alan Hess 

Mathematical Excursions to the World’s Great Buildings  by Alexander J. Hahn 

Ralph Walker; Architect of the Century  by Kathryn E. Holliday 

St. Paul’s Cathedral; 1400 Years at the Heart of London  by Ann Saunders 

Tadao Ando: Conversations with Students  ed. and translated by Matthew Hunter


Dawoud Bey: Harlem, U. S. A., exhibit catalog of the Art Institute of Chicago 

Ezra Stoller, Photographer  by Nina Rappaport 

Hello Nature  by William Wegman 

Looking at Ansel Adams  by Andrea G. Stillman 

“The Steerage” and Alfred Stieglitz  by Jason Francisco 

Vivian Maier; Out of the Shadows  by Richard Cahan

Crafts / Applied Arts / How-to Books 

African Inspirations In Embroidery  by Mary Sleigh 

Classic Knits; More than 100 Beautiful Projects 

Complete Beginner’s Woodcarving Workbook, 2nd edition  by Mary Duke Guldan 

Crewel Twists: Fresh Ideas for Jacobean Embroidery  by Hazel Blomkamp 

Kyuuto!  Japanese Crafts; Woolly Embroidery  

Liberty Love; 25 Projects to Quilt & Sew Featuring Liberty of London Fabraics  by Alexia Marcelle Abegg  

The Spinner’s Book of Yarn Designs  by Sarah Anderson 

Star Quilts; 27 Stunning Designs   by Fons & Porter 

Tapestry Weaving; Design and Technique  by Joanne Soroka 

Women’s Work; Embroidery in Colonial Boston  by Pamela A. Parmal

Antiques / Collectibles 

Collecting World Coins, 1901 – Present, 14th edition.