Spring 2017 Featured Gift Books

The ARTBOOK | D.A.P. staff selection of the best gift books of 2017.

Atget: Postcards of a Lost Paris Text by Benjamin Weiss. Atget's charming postcard portraits of Paris tradespeople were his only publications during his lifetime
Few places on Earth have been as lovingly, almost fanatically, documented as Paris. Despite extraordinary growth and change, the Paris of the >>more
MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468447
US $24.95 CAN $29.95 TRADE
Hbk, 6.25 x 8.5 in. / 136 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 | Forthcoming
Karl Blossfeldt: Masterworks Edited by Ann Wilde, Jürgen Wilde. Foreword and text by Hansjörg Küster. Through Blossfeldt's lens, plants and flowers become gorgeous formal gestures
Karl Blossfeldt was a pioneer of botanical photography, though his interest in the plant world was initially educational. Fascinated by the structure of plants, whose seemingly >>more
ISBN 9781942884132
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 14.5 in. / 160 pgs / 70 duotone.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Masterworks: Rare and Beautiful Chess Sets of the World Edited with introduction by Dylan Loeb McClain. Text by Dr. George Dean, Jon Crumiller, Larry List, Will Wiles. The world's most gorgeous and unusual chess sets, spanning hundreds of years and five continents
Chess, one of the world’s most popular games, has inspired artists for hundreds of years. Though apparently offering a limited canvas—each >>more
FUEL Publishing
ISBN 9780993191169
US $47.50 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 10.5 in. / 232 pgs / 156 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Alcohol: Soviet Anti-Alcohol Posters Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell. Text by Alexei Plutser-Sarno. Soviet propaganda against the demon drink: the latest in Fuel’s Russian pop culture series
From the acclaimed authors of the Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedias and Soviet Space Dogs comes Alcohol, a glorious and exhaustive collection of >>more
FUEL Publishing
ISBN 9780993191152
US $32.95 CAN $42.50 TRADE
Hbk, 5 x 8 in. / 248 pgs / 255 color / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017 | Forthcoming
See Red Women's Workshop Foreword by Sheila Rowbotham. Text by Prudence Stevenson, Susan Mackie, Anne Robinson, Jess Baines. "Girls are powerful": the ‘70s feminist posters of See Red Women’s Workshop
A feminist silkscreen poster collective founded in London in 1974 by three former art students, the See Red Women’s Workshop grew out of a >>more
Four Corners Books
ISBN 9781909829077
US $39.95 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.75 x 12.25 in. / 184 pgs / 90 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
X-rated: Adult Movie Posters of the 60s and 70s Edited by Tony Nourmand, Graham Marsh. Introduction by Peter Doggett. This magnificent book is the new, expanded, complete edition of Nourmand and Marsh’s cult bestseller, with text by renowned writer Peter Doggett. The 1960s and ’70s were the Golden Age of the X-rated movie. For >>more
Reel Art Press
ISBN 9780956648792
US $49.95 CAN $64.95 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 10 in. / 368 pgs / 350 color.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 | Forthcoming
LGBT: San Francisco Introduction by Chuck Mobley. Foreword by Gus Van Sant. Glittering drag queens, gay politics and alternative theater: Nicoletta was at the heart of the gay mecca that was 1970s San Francisco
Something of a living legend, Daniel Nicoletta (born 1954) has been the leading chronicler >>more
Reel Art Press
ISBN 9781909526396
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 256 pgs / 135 color / 135 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 | Forthcoming
Sights in the City: New York Street Photographs by Jamel Shabazz During the summer of 1980, under the direction of his photographer father, Jamel Shabazz armed himself with a Canon AE1 SLR camera and began to photograph the landscape of his native New York City. Photographing >>more
ISBN 9788862085229
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk, 12 x 9.5 in. / 160 pgs / 70 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | Forthcoming
High Line: A Field Guide and Handbook Edited with introduction by Ethan Hauser. Text by Kenneth Helphand. Illustrations by Bryan McGovern Wilson, Naomi Reis. Design by Jorge Colombo. An alternative guide to New York's beloved elevated park
Presented as an alternative survey of some of the curious aspects of New York’s iconic High Line, this Field Guide by American artist Mark Dion (born 1961) >>more
Printed Matter, Inc/Friends of the High Line
ISBN 9780894390869
US $15.00 CAN $19.95 TRADE
Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 48 pgs / 35 color / 28 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Like Art: Glenn O’Brien on Advertising By Glenn O'Brien. Preface by Jeffrey Deitch. "Everybody wants a little luxury in life, whether it’s state-of-the-art high-tops or something large and 24 carat. It’s only human … Luxury is a sign of hope and belief in one’s self,” wrote Glenn O’Brien—the >>more
Karma, New York
ISBN 9781942607489
US $25.00 CAN $32.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 256 pgs / 70 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/24/2017 | Forthcoming
We Go Out By Miriam Elia, Ezra Elia. In We Go Out, Mummy takes Susan and John out for an exciting day trip in London as part of their new reeducation program. Looking, thinking and reevaluating the world around them is a crucial >>more
ISBN 9780992834982
US $14.95 CAN $19.95 TRADE
Hbk, 4.75 x 7 in. / 48 pgs / 20 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
We Learn at Home By Miriam Elia. In We Learn at Home, Miriam Elia’s follow-up to last year’s hit We Go to the Gallery, Mummy takes John and Susan out of their local school to be reeducated at home—though not before tagging >>more
ISBN 9780992834999
US $14.95 CAN $19.95 TRADE
Hbk, 4.75 x 7 in. / 48 pgs / 20 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Damien Hirst: Colouring Book Damien Hirst: Colouring Book features the British artist’s most iconic works rendered as simple line drawings. Coloring fans of all ages can immerse themselves in themes and motifs found within some of the artist’s most >>more
Other Criteria
ISBN 9781906967772
US $12.00 CAN $15.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 11.75 in. / 56 pgs / 26 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/22/2016 | In stock
Iggy Pop Life Class By Jeremy Deller. Foreword by Anne Pasternak. Preface and text by Sharon Matt Atkins. Text by Mark Beasley, Frances Borzello. On Sunday February 21, 2016, 21 artists from all walks of life gathered at the New York Academy of Art for a special life drawing class with a guest model: American rock legend Iggy Pop. >>more
HENI Publishing
ISBN 9780993316135
US $24.95 CAN $29.95 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 11.75 in. / 144 pgs / 235 color.
Pub Date: 10/25/2016 | In stock
Sophie Calle: Rachel Monique Text by Sophie Calle, Monique Szyndler. The haunting story of Sophie Calle’s mother, told through diary excerpts and family photographs
“She was called successively Rachel, Monique, Szyndler, Calle, Pagliero, Gonthier, Sindler,” reads the first lines of Sophie Calle: Rachel Monique, embroidered on >>more
Editions Xavier Barral
ISBN 9782365111171
US $75.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Clth, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 208 pgs / 38 color / 57 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 | Forthcoming
Dorothy Iannone: A CookBook Edited by Clément Dirié. Since the 1960s, Dorothy Iannone (born 1933) has aimed at representing ecstatic love, “the union of gender, feeling and pleasure.” Today her oeuvre, encompassing paintings, drawings, collages, videos, sculptures, objects and artist’s books, is widely >>more
ISBN 9783037644881
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Flexi, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 60 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 07/25/2017 | Forthcoming
Cindy Sherman: 2016 Text by Betsy Berne. This small, gorgeously designed and carefully edited book—available in grey and beige cloth—presents all 20 photographs of a new body of work that Cindy Sherman completed in 2016. In these photographs, reminiscent (conceptually but not >>more
Hartmann Books
ISBN 9783960700012
US $25.00 CAN $32.50 TRADE
Clth, 6.5 x 8 in. / 64 pgs / 40 color.
Pub Date: 08/23/2016 | In stock
Arthur Dove: A Reassessment Foreword by David Anfam. Text by Alan Pensler, Suzanne Mullett Smith. Arthur Dove: A Reassessment offers a fresh look at the art, life and literature of seminal American modernist painter Arthur Dove (1880–1946). It also introduces Dove’s long-forgotten biographer Suzanne Mullett Smith, who worked with Alfred >>more
ISBN 9780692762202
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 160 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 06/27/2017 | Forthcoming
Small Wonders Edited by Frits Scholten. Text by Barbara Drake Boehm, Pete Dandridge, Lisa Ellis, Reindert Falkenburg, Ingmar Reesing, Frits Scholten, Sasha Suda. Teeming with life, these astounding miniature worlds are virtuoso triumphs of the Late Gothic
This volume reveals the extraordinary artistry of the miniature boxwood carvings of the early 16th century—works so small they can fit in >>more
ISBN 9789491714931
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Hbk, 5 x 7 in. / 690 pgs / 774 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Rodin Introduction by Hélène Pinet. Text by Marie Guillot. Throughout his career, Rodin maintained a special relationship with the photographic medium. He was probably one of the first artists to understand the importance of photography in order to better promote his sculptures, thus leaving >>more
Editions Xavier Barral
ISBN 9782365111058
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Slip, hbk, 9 x 12.25 in. / 120 pgs / 52 duotone.
Pub Date: 10/25/2016 | In stock
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Snow White This luxurious, silk-bound limited edition presents highlights from Sugimoto’s beloved Theaters series
Published in an edition of 400 signed and numbered copies, Snow White is a unique collector’s edition book containing 75 artworks by Hiroshi Sugimoto (born 1948). >>more
Damiani/Matsumoto Editions
ISBN 9788862085205
US $750.00 CAN $975.00 SDNR30
Slip, clth, 10.5 x 14 in. / 160 pgs / 75 tritone.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Chardin and Rembrandt By Marcel Proust. Translated by Jennie Feldman. Afterword by Alain Madeleine-Perdrillat.

“Only a petty mind, an artist who at most speaks and dresses as such, looks solely for people in whom he recognizes the harmonious proportions of allegorical figures. For the true artist, as for the >>more
David Zwirner Books
ISBN 9781941701508
US $12.95 CAN $16.95 TRADE
Pbk, 4.25 x 7 in. / 60 pgs / 8 color.
Pub Date: 11/22/2016 | In stock

Pissing Figures By Jean-Claude Lebensztejn. Translated by Jeff Nagy. Jean-Claude Lebensztejn’s history of the urinating figure in art, Pissing Figures 1280–2014, is at once a scholarly inquiry into an important visual motif, and a ribald statement on transgression and limits in works of art >>more
David Zwirner Books
ISBN 9781941701546
US $12.95 CAN $16.95 TRADE
Pbk, 4.25 x 7 in. / 168 pgs / 130 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/27/2017 | Forthcoming
Degas and His Model By Alice Michel. Translated by Jeff Nagy. There are many myths about Edgar Degas—from Degas the misanthrope to Degas the deviant to Degas the obsessive. But there is no single text that better stokes the fire than Degas and His Model, a >>more
David Zwirner Books
ISBN 9781941701553
US $12.95 CAN $16.95 TRADE
Pbk, 4.25 x 7 in. / 64 pgs.
Pub Date: 06/27/2017 | Forthcoming
Nothing Is Real: When the Beatles Met the East Edited by Luca Beatrice. Text by Antonio Taormina, Fulvio Ferrari, Matteo Guarnaccia, Gabriele Ferraris, Steve Della Casa. Following the release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967), the Beatles—at that point the most famous band in the world—found themselves increasingly drawn to Eastern mysticism, culminating with the band’s 1968 trip to >>more
Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836633883
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 11 in. / 176 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Tuli Kupferberg: Yeah This volume collects all ten issues of the classic 1960s zine Yeah, edited by Fugs pioneer and poet Tuli Kupferberg and his wife Sylvia Topp, as facsimile editions. Originally published by Kupferberg and Topp’s Birth >>more
Primary Information
ISBN 9780990689690
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Boxed, pbk, 10 vols, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 320 pgs / 142 color / 24 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Toilet Paper: Calendar 2017 Edited by Maurizio Cattelan, Pierpaolo Ferrari. Since its first issue in June 2010, Toilet Paper has created a world that displays ambiguous narratives and a troubling imagination. It combines the vernacular of commercial photography with twisted narrative tableaux and surrealistic imagery. >>more
ISBN 9788862085175
US $25.00 CAN $32.50 TRADE
Pbk, 11.5 x 15.75 in. / 13 pgs / 13 color.
Pub Date: 11/22/2016 | In stock
Toilet Paper: Issue 14 Edited by Maurizio Cattelan, Pierpaolo Ferrari. Toilet Paper is an artists’ magazine created and produced by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari, born out of a passion or obsession they both cultivate: images. The magazine contains no text; each picture springs from >>more
ISBN 9788862085366
US $16.00 CAN $20.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 11.5 in. / 40 pgs / 22 color.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | Forthcoming
Toilet Paper: Issue 14 Limited Edition Edited by Maurizio Cattelan, Pierpaolo Ferrari. This limited edition of 650 copies comes with a special Toilet Paper item. Toilet Paper is an artists’ magazine created and produced by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari, born out of a passion or obsession they >>more
ISBN 9788862085373
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 11.5 in. / 40 pgs / 22 color.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | Forthcoming

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