April 18, 2014

Exceptionally fine selection of new books

In the past few weeks, some truly wonderful books on the arts and crafts have come in.  Do take a look, come visit, and/or have them sent to your own branch for checkout.

Graphis Design Annual 2014
Graphis Photography Annual 2014
Warman’s  Antiques & Collectibles, 48th edition, 2015 

Art History / Art Theory
Ana Mendieta Traces, exhibit catalog of the Hayward Gallery
Angel Without You  by Tracey Emin
Bound Unbound  by Lin Tianmiao
Francis Bacon; Five Decades, exhibit catalog of the Art Gallery of New South Wales
Frans Hals; Eye to Eye with Rembrandt, Rubens and Titian, exhibit catalog of the Frans Hals Museum
A Legacy of Armenian Treasures, exhibit catalog of the Manoogian Museum
MoMA Highlights; 350 Works from The Museum of Modern Art
Rauschenberg: Canyon  by Leah Dickerman 

Architecture / Landscape Design
Cass Gilbert’s West Virginia Capitol  by Ann Thomas Wilkins
Houses Without Names  by Thomas C. Hubka
Pedestrian Modern; Shopping and American Architecture, 1925-1956  by David Smiley
Preserving Historic Architecture; The Official Guidelines, issued by the U. S. Dept. of the Interior 

Brassai in America, 1957
Exposure; From Snapshots to Great Shots  by Jeff Revell
Giorgio Casali; Photographer/Domus 1951-1983
Night Photography; From Snapshots to Great Shots  by Gabriel Biderman
Sports Photography; From Snapshots to Great Shots  by Bill Frakes 

Design / Interior Decoration / Graphics / Fashion
The Art of Bulgari; La Dolce Vita and Beyond  by Martin Chapman
Kitchens; A Sunset Design Guide  by Karen Templer
Steampunk Jewelry  by Spurgeon Vaughn Ratcliffe 

Crafts / Applied Arts / How-to
Best of Fons & Porter: Patriotic Quilts
Glass Art from the Kiln  by Rene Culler
Knitting with Icelandic Wool  by Vedis Jonsdaottir
Pencil Drawing Step by Step  by Cynthia Knox
Photo and Video Editing for Seniors
The Printmakers’ Bible  by Colin Gale 

Antiques / Collectibles
Beyond the Maker’s Mark; Paul de Lamerie Silver  by Ellenor Alcorn
The Borris Lace Collection  by Marie Laurie