Spring 2018 Books on NYC

Best Spring 2018 Books on New York City

Andy Warhol's The Chelsea Girls
Edited with text by Geralyn Huxley, Greg Pierce. Foreword by Rajendra Roy. Essay by Gus Van Sant. Contributions by Patrick Moore, Signe Warner Watson.

Warhol’s iconic portrayal of the Factory scene and ’60s New York

Andy Warhol’s 1966 movie The Chelsea Girls is the iconic document of the Factory scene and 1960s New York. Filmed in part at the Chelsea >>more

D.A.P./The Andy Warhol Museum
ISBN 9781942884187
US $65.00 CAN $87.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 12 in. / 328 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/24/2018 In stock
In stock

Langdon Clay: 42nd Street, 1979
Text by Langdon Clay.

The gritty neon charm of late ’70s Times Square

42nd Street, 1979 contains Langdon Clay’s (born 1949) photos of a quintessential strip of 42nd Street near New York’s Times Square-showing its gritty neon charm before it >>more

ISBN 9783958292819
US $80.00 CAN $107.50 TRADE
Clth, 9.75 x 11.5 in. / 128 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 07/24/2018 Awaiting stock

This Is No Dream: Making Rosemary's Baby
Text by James Munn.

The birthing of Rosemary's Baby: behind the scenes, 50 years on

This Is No Dream: Making Rosemary’s Baby is a definitive, illustrated history of Roman Polanski’s great 1968 film, from director and casting choices to the >>more

Reel Art Press
ISBN 9781909526587
US $49.95 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 208 pgs / 100 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/24/2018 Awaiting stock

The Beat Scene
Edited by Tony Nourmand, Michael Shulman. Essay by Jack Kerouac.

Unseen images of the Beats, including many—uniquely—in color

This magnificent volume features a remarkable collection of largely unseen photographs of the Beat Generation by renowned Magnum photographer Burt Glinn. This amazing, untouched treasure trove of images >>more

Reel Art Press
ISBN 9781909526266
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 160 pgs / 80 color / 70 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/24/2018 Awaiting stock

Charas: The Improbable Dome Builders
Introduction by Buckminster Fuller. Text by Syeus Mottel. Interview by Ben Estes.

A story of the ’70s: when six New York ex-gangsters met Buckminster Fuller and built a geodesic dome

In 1970 a meeting took place in an empty loft on the Lower East Side of Manhattan between >>more

Pioneer Works Press/The Song Cave
ISBN 9781945711053
US $27.00 CAN $37.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 240 pgs / 150 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock
In stock

Cutting Matta-Clark: The Anarchitecture Investigation
By Mark Wigley. Contributions by Gordon Matta-Clark.

Cutting Matta-Clark: The Anarchitecture Investigation is a detective story. It relentlessly pursues the legendary but invisible Anarchitecture Group show and Gordon Matta-Clark’s celebrated, hyper-visible, yet equally misunderstood building cuts. Of all the shows at the >>more

Lars Müller Publishers/Columbia GSAAP
ISBN 9783037784273
US $39.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 528 pgs / 813 color.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 Awaiting stock

My Ramones: Photographs by Danny Fields
Text by Danny Fields, Michael Stipe, Seymour Stein, David Johansen.

“The Ramones knocked me over like an atomic wind.” -Danny Fields

Danny Fields first saw the Ramones play at CBGBs in New York in 1974, and instantly offered to manage them, also setting them up with >>more

Reel Art Press
ISBN 9781909526556
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 10.5 in. / 176 pgs / 24 color / 202 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018 In stock
In stock

Ice Cream Headaches: Surf Culture in New York & New Jersey
Foreword by Michael Halsband. Text by Ed Thompson. Photographs by Julien Roubinet.

East Coast surf culture from Montauk to Rockaway Beach and Cape May

Unbeknownst to many who live there and to the throngs of tourists who stop by each year, the beaches of New York and New >>more

ISBN 9788862085731
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 192 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018 In stock
In stock

New York City Transit Authority: Objects
Introduction by Eric Greene. Photographs and text by Brian Kelley.

The evolving design of New York subway ephemera: a collector’s story

New York City Transit Authority: Objects originated as a photography experiment. In 2011, New York photographer Brian Kelley began documenting collections of used MetroCards in >>more

Standards Manual
ISBN 9780692902554
US $49.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 10 in. / 356 pgs / 392 color.
Pub Date: 10/24/2017 In stock
In stock

Manuel DeLanda: ISM ISM
Edited by Andrew Lampert, John Klacsmann.

Economically downtrodden New York City in the mid-to-late 1970s was like the end of the world, but only if you chose to see it that way. For young artists running amok in the collapsing capital, >>more

J&L Books
ISBN 9780989531191
US $30.00 CAN $40.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 150 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 04/24/2018 In stock
In stock

Pansy Beat

Pansy Beat was a short-lived fanzine published by Michael Economy in New York from 1989 to 1990, totaling five quarterly issues. Each issue’s 50-some black-and-white pages documented the exuberant downtown gay and drag club scene >>more

KrimsKrams Island LLC
ISBN 9780692953099
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Hbk, 6 x 9 in. / 416 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/24/2018 Out of stock
Out of stock

Steven Holl Architects: Library, a Social Condenser
Edited by Dimitra Tsachrelia.

Steven Holl’s Hunter's Point library brings community-devoted space to New York’s increasingly privatized Long Island City waterfront

Situated along the banks of the East River in Long Island City, New York’s Hunter's Point Community Library is >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037785522
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 300 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 05/21/2019 Awaiting stock


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