August 14, 2014

Latest acquisitions in the arts and crafts

Take a look!  Lots of fabulous new books to enjoy...
Cincinnati Silver, 1788 – 1940, catalog of the Cincinnati Art Museum
Christo and Jeanne-Claude:  Prints and Objects, Catalogue Raisonné edited by Jorg Schellmann
Lotus International, No. 154
Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-date, 2015 edition
Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 2015 edition

Art  History / Art Theory
Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration  by Terrie Sultan
City as Canvas; New York City Graffiti; The Martin Wong Collection
Cy Twombly’s Things  by Kate Nesin
Henri Matisse; The Cut-Outs, exhibit catalog of the Museum of Modern Art, NY
Jean-Michel Basquiat Drawing: Work from the Schorr Family Collection
The Oldest Enigma of Humanity; The Key to the Mystery of the Paleolithic Cave Paintings  by Bertrand David
Reading Basquiat: Exploring Ambivalence  byJordana Moore Saggese

Architecture / Landscape Design
Best-Selling 1-Story Home Plans
Drawing the Future: Chicago Architecture on the International Stage, 1900-1925  by David Van Zanten
Japanese Zen Gardens  by Yoko Kawaguchi
Origins of Classical Architecture  by Mark Wilson Jones
Richard Meier Architect: 2009--2013
Rural Studio at Twenty; Designing and Building in Hale County, Alabama  by Andrew Freear
Scottish Castles Story  by Marc Alexander
Design / Fashion / Interior Decoration / Graphics
Color Scheme Bible; Inspirational Palettes for Designing Home Interiors  by Anna Starmer
Materials for Design 2  by Victoria Ballard Bell
Playful Home; Creative Style Ideas for Living with Kids  by Andrew Weaving

 Gordon Parks
Larry Fink on Composition and Improvisation
Mastering Digital SLR Photography, 4th ed.  by David Busch
The Photograph as Contemporary Art, 3rd ed  by Charlotte Cotton
Photograph the Face  by Jeff Smith
The Photographer’s Playbook; 307 Assignments and Ideas
Reading Magnum; A Visual Archive of the Modern World
Werner Bischof

Crafts / Applied Arts / How-to
Baby Quilts with Sweet Appeal  by Darlene Zimmerman
Celebrate the Day with Quilts  by Shannon Shirley
Encaustic Revelation  by Patricia Seggebruch
New Tatting; Modern Lace Motifs and Projects  by Tomoko Morimoto
Spark the Creative Flame; Making the Journey from Craft to Art  by Paul J. Stankard
This Lustr’ed Cloth; A Fibre Artists’ Workbook of Metals  by Alysn Midgelow-Marsden
Wabi-Sabi Art Workshop  by Serena Barton