February 4, 2014

New art books for a snowy winter's day

If you can't make it to Central Library during bad weather, don't forget you can put a "hold" on any of these books (except the Reference ones) and have it sent to your nearest SLPL branch.
The Official M. I. Hummel Price Guide, 2nd edition  

Oriental Rugs; An Illustrated Lexicon of Motifs, Materials, and Origins  by Peter F. Stone

Art History / Art Theory 

Anselm Kiefer: Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom 

Art and Appetite; American Painting, Culture, and Cuisine, exhibit catalog from the Art Institute of Chicago 

Jennifer Bartlett; History of the Universe, exhibit catalog from the Parish Art Museum 

Lucian Freud Portraits  by Sarah Howgate 

Magritte; The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938, exhibit catalog from the Museum of Modern Art, New York 

Mexico and American Modernism  by Ellen G. Landau 

Miles Davis: The Collected Artwork 

Rogier van der Weyden  by Stephan Kemperdick 

Roy Lichtenstein in his Studio  by Laurie Lambrecht 

Russia’s Treasures; The Soviet Trade in Nationalized Art, 1917-1938 

The Unfinished Painting  by Nico van Hout 

Van Gogh at Work, exhibit catalog of the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam 

Van Gogh, DalĂ­, and Beyond; The World Reimagined, exhibit catalog from the Museum of Modern Art, New York

Architecture / Landscape Design 

Christmas at Historic Houses  by Patricia Hart McMillan 

Filippo Brunelleschi  by Eugenio Battisti 

Stained Glass of Canterbury Cathedral  by M. A. Michael


Capturing the Light: The Birth of Photography, A True Story of Genius and Rivalry  by Roger Watson and Helen Rappaport 

Dorothea Lange; Grab a Hunk of Lightning  by Elizabeth Partridge 

The Great LIFE Photographers

Design / Interior Decoration / Graphics / Fashion 

Gary Baseman: The Door is Always Open 

Europe: Rising Fashion Designers  by Patrick Gottelier 

Fashion: The Whole Story  

Pretty in Ink; North American Women Cartoonists, 1896-2013  by Trina Robbins 

Valentino; Objects of Couture

Crafts / Applied Arts / How-to 

Making Art a Practice; 30 Ways to Paint a Pipe {How to be the Artist you Are}  by Cat Bennett 

Art/Work: Everything you need to know (and do) as you pursue your Art Career  by Heather Darcy Bhandari 

500 Prints on Clay, Paul Andrew Wandless, Juror 

Playing with Stencils  by Amy Rice 

Stitch Zakka  by Gailen Runge

Antiques / Collectibles 

American Gold and Platinum Eagles; A Guide to the U. S. Bullion Coin Programs  by Edmund C. Moy 

Guide Book of Civil War Tokens  by Q. David Bowers 

The Official M. I. Hummel Price Guide, 2nd edition