January 9, 2014

New arts books for a winter's day

These have arrived since New Year's; if you can make it to Central Library, come on down!  If you can't, just request the circulating titles be sent to your home branch.

American Art Directory, 2014 

The Architecture of  Maritz & Young; Exceptional Historic Homes of St. Louis  by Kevin Amsler 

Graphic Design Annual, 2013 

Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701—1800, 6th edition

Art History / Art Theory 

Arts and Crafts Book Covers  by Malcolm Haslam 

The Arts & Crafts of  Newcomb Pottery  by David H. Conradsen 

Bronze, exhibit catalog from the Royal Academy of Arts, London 

Cai Guo-Qiang; Ladder to the Sky, exhibit catalog from the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 

Hanging Man; The Arrest of Ai Weiwei  by Barnaby Martin 

Hans Hofmann; Magnum Opus, exhibit catalog from the Museum Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern 

Hans Richter; Encounters, exhibit catalog from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art 

Meret Oppenheim Retrospective, exhibit catalog from Kunstforum Vienna 

Mexico: A Revolution in Art, 1910-1940  by Adrian Locke 

Robert Motherwell; Early Collages, exhibit catalog from the Guggenheim Museum 

Veronese; The Wedding at Cana  by Marco Carminati

Architecture / Landscape Design 
A. Quincy Jones: Building for Better Living, edited by Brook Hodge 

Architecture of Barry Byrne; Taking the Prairie School to Europe  by Vincent L. Michael

How Architecture Works; A Humanist’s Toolkit  by Witold Rybczynski

Design / Interior Decoration / Graphics / Fashion 

Art Journal Freedom; How to Journal Creatively with Color & Composition  by Dina Wakley 

Becoming a Successful Illustrator  by Derek Brazell 

Mastering Calligraphy; The Complete Guide to Hand Lettering  by Gaye Godfrey-Nicholls 

Superheroes! Capes, Cowls, and the Creation of Comic Book Culture  by Laurence Maslon

Crafts / Applied Arts / How-to 

A – Z of Botanical Flowers in Watercolor  by Michael Lakin 

Basketwork; 25 Practical Basket-making Projects  by Polly Pollock 
Capture the Magic; Train your Eye, Improve Your Photographic Composition  by Jack Dykinga

Embroideries from an English Garden  by Carol Andrews 

Journal It! Perspectives in Creative Journaling  by Jenny Doh 

Strokes of Genius 5; The Best of Drawing