January 9, 2018

January's newest arty books

Happy 2018; we hope everyone enjoyed the holiday season!  Here are our latest arrivals in the Fine Arts Room.  We hope you will be able to stop in sometime this year.

Graphis Poster Annual 2018

Art History / Art Theory / Art World
At the Crossroads:  Diego Rivera and his Patrons at MoMA, Rockefeller Center, and the Palace of Fine Arts  by Catha Paquette
Desk in Exile: A Bauhaus Object Traversing Different Modernities
Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect
James Ensor  by Luc Tuymans
Lee Bonticou, exhibit catalog of the Gemeentenmuseum den Haag
May Morris: Arts & Crafts Designer, exhibit catalog of the William Morris Gallery
Pollock’s Modernism  by Michael Schreyach
Sonia Delaunay: Art, Design, Fashion, exhibit catalog of the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza  

The Wall of Respect: Public Art and Black Liberation in 1960s Chicago

Architecture / Landscape Design / Urban Planning
Abandoned Asylums  by Matt Van der Velde
Architect: The Pritzker Prize Laureates in their own Words, rev. ed.
Kensington Palace: The Official Illustrated History  by Edward Impey
Portzamparc Buildings
Studio 44 Architects: Concepts, Strategies, Works

Design / Graphics
Cartoon County: My Father and his Friends in the Golden Age of Make-Believe  by Cullen Murphy
Comic Book History of Comics: Birth of a Medium  by Fred Van Lente
How to Read Nancy; The Elements of Comics in Three Easy Panels  by Paul Karasik
Like Art: Glenn O’Brien on Advertising

Now You See It, and Other Essays on Design  by Michael Beirut