March 15, 2014

March Art Book Madness

Lots of wonderful new books have arrived this month:


American Illustration, ed. 32, 2014
Art and Architecture in Mexico  by James Oles
The Fashion Design Reference + Specification Book  by Jay Calderin
Miller’s Antique Marks  by Judith Miller
Standard Catalog of World Paper Money: Specialized Issues, 12th  edition

 Art History / Art Theory

Calder and Abstraction, exhibit catalog of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art 
Geometry Makes Me Happy
The Greek Vase; Art of the Storyteller  by John H. Oakley
Ileana Sonnabend; Ambassador for the New  by Ann Temkin
Kongo Across the Waters,  edited by Susan Cooksey, et al.
Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer; A Landscape Critic in the Gilded Age  by Judith K. Major
On & By Luc Tuymans
Silla; Korea’s Golden Kingdom, exhibit catalog of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Architecture / Landscape Design 

The American Vitruvius; An Architects’ Handbook of Urban Design  by Werner Hegemann
Arthur Erickson; An Architect’s Life  by David Stouck
The American West in Bronze, exhibit catalog of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Architects from A to Z  by Paul Cattermole
Central Park NYC; An Architectural View  by Andrew Zega
Chateau Country; Du Pont Estates in the Brandywine Valley  by Daniel DeKalb Miller
The Chesapeake House: Architectural Investigation by Colonial Williamsburg
The Conservation Movement: A History of Architectural Preservation, Antiwquity to Modernity  by Miles Glendinning
400 Fifth Avenue: A New Gwathmey Siegel Landmark
Le Corbusier; An Atlas of Modern Landscapes, exhibit catalog from the Museum of Modern Art
100 Years of Architectural Drawing: 1900 – 2000  by Neil Bingham 
Visions of Seaside: Foundation / Evolution / Imagination  by Dhiru A. Thadani
Yue Minjun: L’Ombre du Fou Rire 


Brassai: Paris by Night
The Complete Guide to Photographic Composition by Tony Worobiec
The Traveling Photographer; A Guide to Great Travel Photography  by Sandra Petrowitz
Understanding a Photograph  by John Berger

Design / Interior Decoration / Graphics / Fashion

Alexander McQueen; Working Process, photography by Nick Waplington
Co-mix: A Retrospective of Comics, Graphics, and Scraps  by Art Spiegelman
David Webb; The Quintessential American Jeweler  by Ruth Peltason
Europe: Rising Fashion Designers 2  by Patrick Gottelier
The Fashion Design Reference + Specification Book  by Jay Calderin
The Inspired Home; Interiors of Deep Beauty  by Karen Lehrman Bloch 
William Hodgins Interiors  by Stephen M. Salny 

Crafts / Applied Arts / How-to 

Flower Garlands & Circles  by Fiona Eaton
The Graphic Designer’s Business Survival Guide  by Lawrence J. Daniels
Image Transfer on Clay; Screen, Relief, Decal & Monoprint Techniques  by Paul  Andrew Wandless
The Knitted Alphabet; How to Knit Letters from A to Z  by Kate Haxell
Leaded Glass: Projects & Techniques  by Julia Rodriguez
Mastering Tatting: Advanced Designs using Basic Techniques  by Lindsay Rogers
Paper and Ink Workshop; Printmaking Techniques Using a Variety of Methods and Materials  by John Foster
Stuffed Animals; From Concept to Construction  by Abigail Patner Glassenberg
Tie-Dye; Dye It, Wear It, Share It  by Shabd Simon-Alexander
When Bad Things Happen to Good Knitters  by Marion Edmonds 

Antiques / Collectibles

Antique Photographica: The Collector’s Vision  ed. by Bryan and Paige Ginns
Early American Silver in the Metropolitan Museum of Art  by Beth Carver Wees
The Instant Coin Collector, 2nd edition  by Arlyn G. Sieber