Fall 2018 Books on NYC

From Arthur Elgort's photographs of jazz legends like Illinois Jacquet, Dexter Gordon and Dorothy Donegan to Builder Levy's photographs of protests along the streets of New York from the 60s to the 80s, to MoMA's survey of the seminal works of the Judson Dance Theater and beyond, these are some of our favorite NYC-centric books of Fall 2018.

Arthur Elgort: Jazz
Edited by Marianne Houtenbos. Preface by by Wynton Marsalis. Foreword by Hank O’Neal.

Fashion photographer Arthur Elgort has loved jazz since he was nine years old, when a childhood friend introduced him to the music; he soon found himself frequenting jazz clubs all over his native New York >>more

ISBN 9788862086080
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7 x 9 in. / 160 pgs / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock

Builder Levy: Humanity in the Streets
Foreword by Deborah Willis.

Marching for their lives: three decades of civil rights in America

Builder Levy: Humanity in the Streets documents the resilience and power of the multiracial population that American photographer Builder Levy encountered in New York City >>more

ISBN 9788862086127
US $49.95 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 12 in. / 124 pgs / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock

Judson Dance Theater: The Work Is Never Done
By Ana Janevski, Thomas J. Lax. Text by Giampaolo Bianconi, Harry CH Choi, Vivian A. Crockett, Danielle Goldman, Elizabeth Gollnick, Adrian Heathfield, Ana Janevski, Martha Joseph, Thomas J. Lax, Victor “Viv” Liu, Jenny Harris, Sharon Hayes, Malik Gaines, Benjamin Piekut, Kristin Poor, Julia Robinson, Gloria Sutton.

Using "ordinary" movements, the Judson Dance Theater stripped dance of its theatrical conventions

Taking its name from the Judson Memorial Church, a socially engaged Protestant congregation in New York's Greenwich Village, Judson Dance Theater was organized >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633450639
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 200 pgs / 128 color / 92 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock

The Disco Files 1973–78
By Vince Aletti. Interview with Fran Lebowitz.

A new edition of the essential chronicle of disco culture

In 1973, Vince Aletti became the first person to write about the emerging disco scene. His engagement with disco nightlife continued throughout the decade as he >>more

ISBN 9781942884309
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 474 pgs / 400 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/23/2018 Awaiting stock

Lawrence Schwartzwald: The Art of Reading

The Art of Reading presents New York photographer Lawrence Schwartzwald's (born 1953) candid images of readers, made between 2001 and 2017. Partly inspired by André Kertész's On Reading (1971), Schwartzwald's subjects are mostly average New >>more

ISBN 9783958295087
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Clth, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 160 pgs / 50 color / 65 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/28/2018 In stock

Martino Marangoni: Rebuilding

As the son of an Italian father and an American mother, Martino Marangoni (born 1950) regularly spent time in New York, where, impressed by the city's skyscrapers, he first learned to use a camera. From >>more

The Eriskay Connection
ISBN 9789492051349
US $44.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7.75 x 11 in. / 240 pgs / 90 color / 130 duotone.
Pub Date: 12/18/2018 Awaiting stock

Ferris Bueller: Catharsis
Photographs by Alex Bohn.

In 2017, New York–based marketing consultant Rodney "Ferris Bueller" Bailey (born 1979) documented the contents of his old room in his parents' house in Queens, New York—full of ephemera collected while growing up in the >>more

ISBN 9783958294929
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 12 in. / 176 pgs / 104 color.
Pub Date: 01/22/2019 Awaiting stock

Caleb Cain Marcus: A Brief Movement after Death

New York–based photographer Caleb Cain Marcus (born 1978) contemplates life and death in his photographs of ocean and sky on the coasts of New York and California. The images presented in this book demonstrate a >>more

ISBN 9788862086042
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 7 x 10 in. / 48 pgs / 20 color.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock

Mickalene Thomas: I Can’t See You Without Me
Foreword by Sherri Geldin. Text by Nicole R. Fleetwood, Michael Goodson, Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Antwaun Sargent.

Presenting paintings of some of the artist's key models and muses, I Can't See You Without Me illuminates the work of Brooklyn painter Mickalene Thomas (born 1971). Culling from art history and popular culture, Thomas >>more

Wexner Center for the Arts
ISBN 9781881390572
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 TRADE
Pbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 128 pgs / 40 color.
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 In stock

BAM: Next Wave Festival
Edited by Steven Serafin, Susan Yung. Introduction by Kristy Edmunds. Foreword by Katy Clark, Adam E. Max. Preface by Harvey Lichtenstein. Text by Joseph V. Melillo, Tom Sellar, Susan Yung, Wendy Perron, Roger Oliver, Mark Swed, Dan Cameron. Interviews by Anne Bogart, Karen Brooks Hopkins, Colleen Jennings-Roggensack, David Lang, Beth Morrison, José Parlá, Marianne Weems, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar.

Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Next Wave Festival, founded in 1983 by impresario Harvey Lichtenstein, gathered performances in which genres mixed and traditions were upended. Events held in downtown lofts were given larger venues at BAM. >>more

Print Matters Productions, Inc.
ISBN 9780999297100
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 336 pgs / 208 color / 37 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock


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