June 21, 2014

Summer begins today... new, hot-off-the-press arts books to keep you cool

Art Sales Index, 2014
Handbook of United States Coins, 2015
Staffordshire Figures 1780-1840; Manufacturers, Pastimes, & Work, Vol 1.  By Myrna Schkolne

Art History / Art Theory
Anders Zorn; A European Artist Seduces America, exhibit catalog of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Artists for Artists; Fifty Years of the Foundation for Contemporary Arts
Clyfford Stil; The Artist’s Museum  by Dean Sobel
Looking East; Western Artists and the Allure of Japan  by Helen Burnham
Pre-Islamic Carpets and Textiles from Eastern Lands  by Friedrich Spuhler
Richard Serra Early Work
Shepard Fairey Inc.; Artist, Professional, Vandal  by G. James Daichendt
Wyeth: Christina’s World  by Laura Hoptman

Architecture / Landscape Design

Bok Tower Gardens; America’s Taj Mahal  by Kenneth Triester
Prefab-ulous World; Energy-Efficient and Sustainable Homes Around the Globe   by Sheri Koones
Skyscraper Facades of the Gilded Age; Fifty-One Extravagant Designs, 1875-1910  by Joseph J. Korom, Jr.

Another London; International Photographers Capture City Life 1930-1980, exhibit catalog of Tate Britain
How Photographs are Sold  by Alain Briot
The Ilex Introduction to Photography  by Haje Jan Kamps
Reading Photographs; An Introduction  by Ricad Salkeld
Unfamiliar Streets; The Photographs of Richard Avedon, Charles Moore, Martha Rosler, and Philip-Lorca DiCorcia  by Katherine A. Bussard.
Vivian Maier: Self-Portraits

Design / Interior Decoration / Graphics / Fashion

How to Look / Art Comics  by Ad Reinhardt
The Language of Fashion Design  by Laura Volpintesta
The Softer Side of R. Crumb
Tihany; Iconic Hotel and Restaurant Interiors  by Adam Tihany

Crafts / Applied Arts / How-to
American Bald Eagles in Intarsia: Patriotic  by Ralph S. Buckland
Drawing and Painting Insects  by Andrew Tyzack

Antiques / Collectibles
Warman’s Depression Glass Identification and Price Guide, 6th edition  by Ellen T. Schroy