March 2, 2013

New books for a new month

The beginning of March has brought us a large batch of beautiful and informative new books.  Take a look!


American Illustration, volume 31 

American Newspaper Comics; An Encyclopedic Reference Guide  by Allan Holtz 

The Thames & Hudson Dictionary of Graphic Design and Designers, 3rd edition  by Alan Livingston

Art History / Art Theory 

Caribbean:  Art at the Crossroads of the World, exhibit catalog of El Museo del Barrio, New York 

The Gothic Stained Glass of Reims Cathedral  by Meredith Parsons Lillich 

In Giacometti’s Studio  by Michael Peppiatt 

Jay DeFeo; A Retrospective  by Dana Miller 

Robert Longo, exhibit catalog of the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Nice  

Romare Bearden in the Modernist Tradition; Essays from the Romare Bearden Foundation Symposium, 2007 

Treasures from the Cleveland Museum of Art, catalog of the CMA

Design / Interior Decoration / Graphics 

Antonio Lopez:  Fashion, Art, Sex & Disco  by Roger Padilha 

Jonathan Adler on Happy Chic Accessorizing  by Jonathan Adler 

The Logo Brainstorm Book; A Comprehensive Guide for Exploring Desig Directions  by Jim Krause 

100 Ways to Happy Chic your Life  by Jonathan Adler 

The Postcard Age; Selections from the Leonard A. Lauder Collection  by Lynda Klich 

W:  The First 40 Years, edited by Stefano Tonchi

Architecture / Planning / Landscape Architecture

Museum Island Berlin  by the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin 

Sustainable Design; A Critical Guide  by David Bergman


Beautiful Beasties: A Creative Guide to Modern Pet Photography  by Jamie Pflughoeft 

Digital Photography Through the Year  by Tom Ang 

Faking It:  Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop  by Mia Fineman

Crafts / Applied Arts / How-to Books 

Candlemaking the Natural Way  by Rebecca Ittner 

Cartooning; Philosophy and Practice  by Ivan Brunetti 

Crafted Lives; Studies of African American Quilters  by Pataricia A. Turner 

Creative Beading, Vol. 6  from Bead&Button magazine 

Cross Stitch: Skills, Techniques, 150 Practical Projects  by Dorothy Wood 

Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, 4th expanded & updated edition by Betty Edwards 

Fused Glass Mosaics; Master Class Techniques  by Martin Cheek 

Kaffe Quilts Again  by Kaffe Fassett 

Keys to Drawing  by Bert Dodson 

Lovely Knits for Little Girls  by Vibe Ulrik Sondergaard 

Mastering Sketching; A Complete Course in 40 Lessons  by Judy Martin 

Practical Mixed-Media Printmaking Techniques  by Sarah Riley 

The Stitching Book; A Step-by-Step Guide to Surface Stitching Techniques  by Patricia Bage