April 5, 2013

New Books for Early Spring

An impressive new batch of books has arrived -- enjoy!

The Language of Towns & Cities; A Visual Dictionary  by Dhiru A. Thadani

Art History / Art Theory 

African Textiles Today  by Christopher Spring 

Alberto Giacometti; A Biography of his Work  by Yves Bonnefoy 

Manet: Portraying Life, exhibit catalog of the Royal Academy of Arts, London 

The Painting Factory: Abstraction after Warhol  by Jeffrey Deitch

Architecture / Planning / Landscape Architecture 

Aalto and America  by Stanford Anderson, et al. 

Contemporary Follies  by Keith Moskow 

Tumult and Order; Malcontenta 1924—1939  by Antonio Foscari 

A World of Gardens  by John Dixon Hunt

Design / Interior Decoration / Graphics / Fashion 

Bespoke: Furniture from 101 International Artists  by E. Ashley Rooney 

Black Images in the Comics; A Visual History  by Fredrik Stromberg 

Kate Spade New York: Things We Love 

1950s Modern; British Style and Design  by Susanna Walker 

Printmaking Revolution  by Dwight Pogue 

PUSH Print; 30 Artists Explore the Boundaries of Printmaking


Digital Photography; A Basic Manual  by Henry Horenstein 

Gordon Parks Centennial; His Legacy at Wichita State University, exhibit catalog of the Ulrich Museum of Art 

Masterclass: Arnold Newman  by William A. Ewing 

Focus on Travel Photography  by Haje Jan Kamps 

The Photographer’s Story; The Art of Visual Narrative  by Michael Freeman 

Pictures and Progress; Early Photography and the Making of African American Identity 

Understanding Composition  by Bryan Peterson 

Understanding Exposure  by Andy Stansfield

Crafts / Applied Arts / How-to Books 

Beading Artistry for Quilts  by Thom Akins 

The Finer Edge; Crocheted Trims, Motifs & Borders  by Kristin Omdahl 

Jewelry Design; From Fashion to Fine Jewelry  by Elizabeth Galton 

Kumihimo Wire Jewelry  by Giovanna Imperia 

Leatherwork: 25 Practical Ideas  by Mary Maguire 

Reverse Glass Painting  by Anne Dimock  

Simple Weaves  by Birgitta Bengtsson Bjork

Antiques / Collectibles 

Lalique  by Eric Knowles 

Postcard Collector: Greetings from The Way We Were  by Barbara Andrews