Fall 2015 Featured Gift Books

The ARTBOOK | D.A.P. staff selection of the best gift books for the 2015 holiday season includes a sumptuous illustrated history of Art Deco, new photo books by Andrew Moore and Lynne Saville, new editions of classic photo books like The Family of Man, Joel Meyerowitz' Cape Light, and Philippe Halsman's Jump Book; plus cute cat photos, cooking for artists, smart kids books, and a hilarious parody (for grown ups only).

Lynn Saville: Dark City Foreword by Geoff Dyer. Arthur Danto has described Lynn Saville as New York's answer to Eugčne Atget, because she "prowls her city at the other end of the day, picking up pieces of the past in the present, just >>more
ISBN 9788862084116
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Hbk, 13.25 x 10 in. / 128 pgs / 75 color.
Pub Date: 09/29/2015 | In stock
Modern Taste: Art Deco in Paris 1910-1935 Edited by Tim Benton, Manuel Fontán del Junco, María Zozaya. Text by Tim Benton, José Miguel Marinas, Emmanuel Bréon, Francisco Javier Pérez Roja, Ghislaine Wood, Tag Gronberg, Évelyne Possémé, Hélčne Andrieux, Agnčs Callu, Carole Aurouet. Modern Taste: Art Deco in Paris, 1910-1935 offers readers an opportunity to appreciate, examine, assess and enjoy an artistic movement that defies easy definition but which has been described as "the last of the total >>more
Fundación Juan March
ISBN 9788470756290
US $80.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 540 pgs / 600 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/28/2015 | In stock
Andrew Moore: Dirt Meridian Preface by Kent Haruf. Text by Toby Jurovics, Inara Verzemnieks. In Dirt Meridian, Andrew Moore takes to the air to document the High Plains of North Dakota, South Dakota and Nebraska in a series of stunning, large-format photographs. The "meridian" of the title refers to >>more
ISBN 9788862084123
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Hbk, 13.5 x 11 in. / 140 pgs / 73 color.
Pub Date: 09/29/2015 | In stock
Philippe Halsman's Jump Book With this beautiful facsimile edition, Damiani brings the classic 1959 photo-book back into print. Philippe Halsman's Jump Book gathers nearly 200 Halsman portraits of famous subjects in midair. These uniquely witty and energetic images of >>more
ISBN 9788862084208
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.25 x 11 in. / 96 pgs / 197 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/27/2015 | In stock
Joel Meyerowitz: Cape Light Interview by Bruce K. MacDonald. Cape Light, Joel Meyerowitz's series of serene and contemplative color photographs taken on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, quickly became one of the most influential and popular photobooks in the latter part of the 20th century after >>more
ISBN 9781597113397
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Hbk, 11.5 x 9.75 in. / 112 pgs / 40 color.
Pub Date: 10/27/2015 | In stock
Leendert Blok: Silent Beauties Text by Gilles Clément. Leendert Blok experimented with color photography and the use of the panoramic format. In the 1920s, the Dutch photographer worked in close collaboration with flower producers, providing color prints and autochromes for the display catalogues >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775740371
US $60.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Clth, 7.75 x 10.25 in. / 176 pgs / 154 color.
Pub Date: 10/27/2015 | In stock
Walter Chandoha: The Cat Photographer Interview by David La Spina, Brittany Hudak. Within the genre of commercial animal photography, Walter Chandoha is a master. His photographs of cats in particular have appeared in the pages of National Geographic and Life magazine, and have been absorbed into the >>more
ISBN 9781597113304
US $29.95 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.25 x 10 in. / 112 pgs / 50 color / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/27/2015 | In stock
I Met a Penguin Prolific children's author Frank Asch (born 1946), best known for his Moonbear series, first published I Met a Penguin, one of his first books, in 1972. This reissue brings Asch's tender tale of interspecies romance >>more
Nieves/Al Pastor
ISBN 9783905999624
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Clth, 10 x 7.75 in. / 48 pgs / 48 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/24/2015 | In stock
Tamara Shopsin: What Is This? It is never too early to learn about abstraction--especially if celebrated illustrator Tamara Shopsin is doing the teaching. What Is This? is Shopsin's wordless children's book that will encourage imaginative thinking in readers both young >>more
The Ice Plant
ISBN 9780989785945
US $9.95 CAN $12.50 TRADE
Hbk, 3.5 x 4 in. / 40 pgs / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/28/2015 | In stock
We Go to the Gallery By Miriam Elia. Have you taken children to a gallery recently? Did you struggle to explain the work to them in plain, simple English? With this new Dung Beetle book by artist Miriam Elia--a tribute to and a >>more
Dung Beetle Ltd
ISBN 9780992834913
US $14.95 CAN $17.50 TRADE
Hbk, 4.75 x 7 in. / 46 pages / 20 color.
Pub Date: 11/24/2015 | In stock
5 Year Diary: Green Cover Tamara Shopsin's classic 5 Year Diary is now available with a green cover. Designed by Shopsin--whose illustration work is regularly featured in The New York Times--and produced by The Ice Plant, the pint-sized 5 Year >>more
The Ice Plant
ISBN 9780989785938
US $24.95 CAN $27.50 TRADE
Hbk, 3.5 x 6.5 in. / 376 pgs.
Pub Date: 06/23/2015 | In stock
Soviet Bus Stops Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell. Foreword by Jonathan Meades. Text by Vera Kavalkova-Halvarsson, Christopher Herwig. Photographer Christopher Herwig first noticed the unusual architecture of Soviet-era bus stops during a 2002 long-distance bike ride from London to St. Petersburg. Challenging himself to take one good photograph every hour, Herwig began to >>more
FUEL Publishing
ISBN 9780993191107
US $32.50 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 6.5 in. / 192 pgs / 160 color.
Pub Date: 09/29/2015 | Awaiting stock
Cuban Music in Revolution Edited by Stuart Baker. Cuban music, characterized by its culture clash of African and Spanish heritages, has had a profound influence on music around the world for more than 75 years. Over the past century, Cuban music produced a >>more
Soul Jazz Books
ISBN 9780957260054
US $49.95 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11.75 x 11.75 in. / 208 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 10/25/2016 | Forthcoming
Lead Kindly Light Edited with text by Sarah Bryan, Peter Honig. A portrait of the rural American South between the dawn of the 20th century and the Second World War, Lead Kindly Light brings together two CDs of traditional music from early phonograph records and a >>more
ISBN 9780981734262
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Clth, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 176 pgs / 159 color / 2 Audio CDs.
Pub Date: 09/29/2015 | In stock
The World of Tim Burton Text by Tim Burton, Jenny He, Patrick Blümel. His films are cult classics: Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare before Christmas, Alice in Wonderland. Less well known, but no less relevant, is the artwork that Tim Burton creates outside of Hollywood. His drawin >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775740296
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Hbk, 9 x 9 in. / 112 pgs / 90 color.
Pub Date: 10/27/2015 | In stock
Matthew Brookes: Les Danseurs Introduction by Marie-Agnčs Gillot For his first book, photographer Matthew Brookes has turned his lens upon the professional male ballet dancers of Paris. Over the course of a year, he took these dancers out of their regular environment of >>more
ISBN 9788862084338
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Hbk, 8.5 x 11.25 in. / 72 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 09/29/2015 | In stock
Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Text by Günter Engelen. In 1955, Mercedes-Benz won The Sports Car World Championship with the racing car 300 SLR (W 196 S). In addition to the titles achieved that same year in The Formula 1 World Championship and The >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775740012
US $300.00 CAN $360.00 SDNR30
Slip, Hbk, 11 x 14.5 in. / 508 pgs / 316 color.
Pub Date: 10/27/2015 | In stock
Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Rennsportwagen Text by Günter Engelen. The 300 SL (W 194) is the first racing car with which Mercedes-Benz renewed its participation in international automobile racing in the postwar period. The car has proven itself in top-ranking racing positions, such as >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775740036
US $300.00 CAN $360.00 SDNR30
Slip, Hbk, 11 x 14.5 in. / 296 pgs / 252 color.
Pub Date: 11/24/2015 | In stock
Mina Stone: Cooking for Artists Foreword by Urs Fischer, Gavin Brown. Introduction by Mina Stone. Chef Mina Stone has been cooking delicious lunches at Urs Fischer's Brooklyn-based art studio for the past five years and producing private gallery dinners in the New York art world since 2006. Cooking for Artists >>more
ISBN 9780984721078
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Hbk, 9.75 x 12.25 in. / 226 pgs / 104 color.
Pub Date: 03/24/2015 | In stock
Lucinda Devlin: Lake Pictures Lake Project is a series of color photographs of Lake Huron, one of the Great Lakes bordering the state of Michigan, by American photographer Lucinda Devlin (born 1947). The pictures--taken from the same vantage point, >>more
ISBN 9783869309651
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Hbk, 11.25 x 10 in. / 120 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 | Forthcoming
Raymond Pettibon: Surfers 1985-2015 Foreword by Adam Lindemann. Text by Carlo McCormick. Raymond Pettibon (born 1957) has created a vocabulary of characters that reappear consistently across his oeuvre. The most poetic and revealing of these may be the surfer, the solitary longboarder challenging a massive wave. This >>more
David Zwirner Books /Venus Over Manhattan
ISBN 9781941701157
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Pbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 136 pgs / 92 color.
Pub Date: 06/23/2015 | In stock
The Haas Brothers: Volume 2, Afreaks This second book in a series by the designers the Haas Brothers focuses on a new body of work comprised of fantastical hand-beaded and bronze animal sculptures which they call Afreaks. The Afreaks were produced >>more
ISBN 9788862084345
US $50.00 CAN $60.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 8.5 x 11.5 in. / 160 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 11/24/2015 | In stock
Lucinda Devlin: Lake Pictures Lake Project is a series of color photographs of Lake Huron, one of the Great Lakes bordering the state of Michigan, by American photographer Lucinda Devlin (born 1947). The pictures--taken from the same vantage point, >>more
ISBN 9783869309651
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Hbk, 11.25 x 10 in. / 120 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 | Forthcoming
Ernst Haas: On Set Edited with introduction by John P. Jacob. Text by Walter Moser. This book considers the film stills of Ernst Haas (1921-86), one of the most accomplished photographers of the 20th century, transgressing the borders between still photography and the moving image. Haas worked with a variety >>more
ISBN 9783869305875
US $70.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 288 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 05/26/2015 | In stock
Come Alive!: The Spirited Art of Sister Corita Text by Julie Ault, Daniel Berrigan. At 18, Corita Kent (1918-86) entered the Roman Catholic order of Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Los Angeles, where she taught art and eventually ran the art department. After more than 30 >>more
Four Corners Books
ISBN 9780954502522
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Pbk, 9.75 x 11.25 in. / 128 pgs / 100 color / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/01/2007 | In stock
Frida Kahlo: Her Photos Edited by Pablo Ortiz Monasterio. Text by James Oles, Horacio Fernandez, Masayo Nonaka, Laura González, Mauricio Ortíz, Gerardo Estrada, Rainer Huhle, Gaby Franger. When Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) died in 1954, her husband Diego Rivera asked the poet Carlos Pellicer to turn her family home, the fabled Blue House, into a museum. Pellicer selected some paintings, drawings, photographs, books >>more
ISBN 9788492480753
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Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 524 pgs / 460 duotone.
Pub Date: 08/31/2010 | In stock
The Family of Man Edited by Edward Steichen. Preface by Carl Sandburg. Hailed as the most successful exhibition of photography ever assembled, The Family of Man opened at The Museum of Modern Art in January 1955. It was groundbreaking in its scope--503 images by 273 photographers originating >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633450011
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Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 192 pgs / 503 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/24/2015 | In stock
James Mollison: Where Children Sleep Where Children Sleep presents English-born photographer James Mollison's (born 1973) large-format photographs of children's bedrooms around the world--from the US, Mexico, Brazil, England, Italy, Israel and the West Bank, Kenya, Senegal, Lesotho, >>more
Chris Boot
ISBN 9781905712168
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Hbk, 9 x 11.25 in. / 120 pgs / 112 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2010 | In stock
Luke Stephenson: An Incomplete Dictionary of Show Birds Foreword by Michael Smith. "It all started very innocently I suppose, but then it gradually turned into an obsession ...." The first inkling of this obsession came when British photographer Luke Stephenson (born 1983) met an artist who photographed >>more
Stephenson Press | YES Editions
ISBN 9780957434103
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Hbk, 6 x 9 in. / 80 pgs / 60 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2014 | In stock

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