Top New Fall 2017 Books for Museum Shops

Our new Fall list of books for museum shops.

Soul of a Nation Edited with text by Mark Godfrey, Zoe Whitley. Text by David Driskell, Samella Lewis, Edmund Barry Gaither, Wadsworth and Jae Jarrell, Susan Cahan.

African American art in the era of Malcolm X and the Black Panthers

In the period of radical change that was 1963–83, young black artists at the beginning of their careers confronted difficult questions about art, >>more
ISBN 9781942884170
US $39.95 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 10 in. / 256 pgs / 203 color / 33 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017 | Forthcoming

Stephen Shore Edited with text by Quentin Bajac. Text by David Campany, Kristen Gaylord, Martino Stierli.

Organized into 60 thematic sections, this magisterial volume provides a complete overview of Shore's career—from the early portraits of Warhol's Factory to his latest Instagram images

One of the most influential photographers of our time, Stephen >>more
The Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9781633450486
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10.5 x 9 in. / 336 pgs / 450 color.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017 | Forthcoming


The camera’s romance with the car: a photo history

Autophoto explores photography's longstanding and generative relationship to the automobile. Since its invention, the automobile has reshaped our landscape, extended our geographic horizons and radically altered our >>more
Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain / Editions Xavier Barral
ISBN 9782869251311
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 464 pgs / 300 color / 300 duotone.
Pub Date: 07/25/2017 | Forthcoming

Jasper Johns Text by Roberta Bernstein, Edith Devaney, Hiroko Ikegami, Morgan Meis, Robert Storr.

The art of Jasper Johns has affected nearly every artistic movement from the 1950s to the present

Jasper Johns is regarded as one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, and has remained central >>more
Royal Academy of Arts
ISBN 9781910350683
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11 x 11.75 in. / 240 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017 | Forthcoming

Philip Guston: Nixon Drawings Text by Musa Mayer, Debra Bricker Balken. Contributions by Phong Bui, William Corbett, Irving Sandler, Lisa Yuskavage, Bob Mankoff, Katy Siegel.

"Guston's Richard Nixon drawings are nasty, scabrous, witty, grossly unfair and one of the juster verdicts handed down on our 37th president, the only one to resign from office." -William Corbett, The Brooklyn Rail

Philip >>more
Hauser & Wirth Publishers
ISBN 9783906915029
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11.5 x 12.5 in. / 248 pgs / 256 color / 4 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/25/2017 | Forthcoming

Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series Edited by Leah Dickerman, Elsa Smithgall. Text by Elizabeth Alexander, Rita Dove, Nikky Finney, Terrance Hayes, Tyehimba Jess, Yusef Komunyakaa, Patricia Spears Jones, Natasha Trethewey, Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon, Crystal Williams, Kevin Young.

Lawrence's landmark series on African American migration in context

In 1941, Jacob Lawrence, then just 23 years old, made a series of 60 small tempera paintings on the Great Migration, the decades-long mass movement of black >>more
The Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9781633450400
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 192 pgs / 77 color / 25 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 | In stock

Louise Bourgeois: An Unfolding Portrait By Deborah Wye.

This first thorough survey of Bourgeois’ prints and books orients these works within her broader practice

Louise Bourgeois: An Unfolding Portrait explores the prints and books of the celebrated sculptor. This little-known body of work is >>more
The Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9781633450417
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 248 pgs / 340 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017 | Forthcoming

Josef Albers in Mexico By Lauren Hinkson. Text by Joaquin Barríendos.

Albers in "the promised land of abstract art”: the little-known influence of Mexico

“Mexico is truly the promised land of abstract art,” Josef Albers wrote to his former Bauhaus colleague Vasily Kandinsky in 1936. Josef Albers >>more
Guggenheim Museum Publications
ISBN 9780892075362
US $49.95 CAN $64.95 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 10 in. / 128 pgs / 110 color.
Pub Date: 10/24/2017 | Forthcoming

Josef Albers: Midnight and Noon Introduction by Nicholas Fox Weber. Text by Josef Albers, Elaine de Kooning, Colm Tóibín.

Exploring the origins of Josef Albers' groundbreaking Homage to the Square in the exquisite palettes of day and night

Using minimal means—paint straight from the tube, applied meticulously with a palette knife—and a focused selection of >>more
David Zwirner Books
ISBN 9781941701621
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 10.5 in. / 144 pgs / 75 color / 2 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/28/2017 | In stock

Paul Klee: The Abstract Dimension Edited with text by Anna Szech. Text by Fabienne Eggelhöfer.

Paul Klee: The Abstract Dimension examines a previously little-explored aspect of the artist’s oeuvre.

Among the nearly 10,000 works Klee created in the course of his career are some of the most pioneering and influential examples >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775743310
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 12 in. / 200 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 01/23/2018 | Forthcoming

Bauhaus: 1919–1933 Text by Barry Bergdoll, Leah Dickerman, Benjamin H. D. Buchloh, Brigid Doherty, Hal Foster, Charles W. Haxthausen, Andreas Huyssen, Michael Jennings, Juliet Kinchin, Ellen Lupton, Christine Mehring, Detlef Mertins, Marco De Michelis, Peter Nisbet, Paul Monty Paret, Alex Potts, Frederic J. Schwarz, T'ai Smith, Adrian Sudhalter, Klaus Weber, Christopher Wilk, Matthew S. Witkovsky.

Back in print, the essential, unsurpassed Bauhaus overview

The Bauhaus, the school of art and design founded in Germany in 1919 and shut down by the Nazis in 1933, brought together artists, architects and designers—among them >>more
D.A.P./The Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9781942884194
US $75.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 328 pgs / 510 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017 | Forthcoming

The Propaganda Front Text by Anna Jozefacka, Lynda Klich, Juliana Kreinik, Benjamin Weiss.

Persuasion on a postcard: propaganda from all sides of the 20th century's world wars

A socialist worker raises the red flag. Adoring crowds greet Hitler and Mussolini. Uncle Sam orders Americans to enlist. In the first >>more
MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878467631
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 9.5 in. / 320 pgs / 380 color.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017 | Forthcoming

Joel Meyerowitz: Cézanne's Objects Text by Joel Meyerowitz, Maggie Barrett.

Meyerowitz brilliantly demonstrates how Cézanne’s studio and its contents enhanced the flatness of his paintings

Some years ago, while working on a book commission about Provence, Joel Meyerowitz visited Cézanne’s studio in Aix-en-Provence. While there, he >>more
ISBN 9788862085649
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Clth, 10 x 12.5 in. / 116 pgs / 65 color.
Pub Date: 10/24/2017 | Forthcoming

Dalí/Duchamp Text by Dawn Ades, Montse Aguer, Cécile Debray-Amar, William Jeffett, Pilar Parcerisas, Gavin Parkinson, Ed Ruscha.

Eroticism, science and humor collide in the work of these two close friends

Dalí/Duchamp takes a detailed look at the little-explored relationship between two of the 20th century’s most famous artists. The two might seem like >>more
Royal Academy of Arts
ISBN 9781910350478
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Clth, 9.5 x 10.75 in. / 224 pgs / 280 color.
Pub Date: 11/21/2017 | Forthcoming

René Magritte: The Revealing Image Text by Xavier Canonne.

Scenes from the life and art of Magritte: a biography in pictures

While Surrealists such as Man Ray and Raoul Ubac made photography an essential part of their work, René Magritte remained committed to painting throughout >>more
ISBN 9789491819735
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Hbk, 8.75 x 11.5 in. / 272 pgs / 200 color / 200 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/24/2017 | Forthcoming

Letters to a Young Painter By Rainer Maria Rilke. Introduction by Rachel Corbett. Translation by Damion Searls.

Never before translated into English, Rainer Maria Rilke’s fascinating Letters to a Young Painter, written between 1920 and 1926 toward the end of his life, is a surprising companion to his infamous Letters to a >>more
David Zwirner Books
ISBN 9781941701645
US $12.95 CAN $16.95 TRADE
Pbk, 4.25 x 7 in. / 64 pgs.
Pub Date: 10/24/2017 | Forthcoming

Tell Me Something Good Edited by Jarrett Earnest, Lucas Zwirner. Introduction and portraits by Phong Bui.

"The Rail is the best publication of its kind in New York—and it keeps getting better." –Paul Auster

Since 2000, The Brooklyn Rail has been a platform for artists, academics, critics, poets and writers in New >>more
David Zwirner Books
ISBN 9781941701379
US $29.95 CAN $37.50 TRADE
Pbk, 5.5 x 9 in. / 648 pgs / 55 color.
Pub Date: 10/24/2017 | Forthcoming

Robert Rauschenberg: Thirty-Four Drawings for Dante’s Inferno Introduction by Leah Dickerman. Text by Kevin Young, Robin Coste Lewis.

Rauschenberg's inventive contemporaneous interpretation of Dante's Inferno

Between 1958 and 1960, Robert Rauschenberg (1925–2008) produced a series of 34 drawings, one for each Canto, or section, of Dante’s poem The Inferno (1308–1321). Together they are a virtual >>more
The Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9781633450295
US $24.95 CAN $29.95 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 104 pgs / 44 color.
Pub Date: 06/27/2017 | Forthcoming

Mark Bradford: Tomorrow Is Another Day Edited with text by Christopher Bedford, Katy Siegel. Text by Peter James Hudson, Anita Hill, Sarah Lewis, Katy Siegel, Zadie Smith, James Baldwin, W.E.B. DuBois. Interview by Christopher Bedford.

America’s representative at the 2017 Venice Biennale, Bradford has radically renewed abstract art

Mark Bradford’s exhibition for the US Pavilion at the 2017 Venice Biennale, titled Tomorrow Is Another Day, is born out of the artist’s >>more
Gregory R. Miller & Co.
ISBN 9781941366141
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 230 pgs / 151 color.
Pub Date: 07/25/2017 | Forthcoming

Katherine Bernhardt Edited by Dan Nadel. Text by Nicole Rudick.

Bernhardt paints a brightly hued portrait of the glorious jumble of contemporary life

This is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of Katherine Bernhardt’s wildly popular pattern paintings. Spanning 2013 through 2016, it collects >>more
ISBN 9780998523217
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Hbk, 11 x 8 in. / 176 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 | In stock

Philip Guston & the Poets Edited with text by Kosme de Barańano.

Philip Guston and the Poets explores the artist’s oeuvre in relation to critical literary interpretation.

The book draws parallels between humanist themes reflected in both Guston’s paintings and drawings as well as in the language and >>more
Hauser & Wirth Publishers
ISBN 9783906915005
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Clth, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 182 pgs / 82 color / 12 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/25/2017 | Forthcoming

Peter Halley: Boats Crosses Trees Figures 1977–78

Boats Crosses Trees Figures 1977–78 is a survey of Peter Halley’s (born 1953) early works on paper made during his years as a graduate student at the University of New Orleans.

Already pointing clearly to the >>more
Karma, New York
ISBN 9781942607625
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Hbk, 10.25 x 12.25 in. / 144 pgs / 79 color / 2 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 | In stock

Amy Sillman: The ALL-OVER Text by Yve-Alain Bois, Manuela Ammer. Interview by Fabian Schöneich.

Shifting between figuration and abstraction, comedy and doubt, order and mess, Amy Sillman’s painting has greatly influenced generations of American artists

New York–based Amy Sillman (born 1955) is one of the most beloved and quietly influential >>more
Dancing Foxes Press/Portikus, Frankfurt
ISBN 9780998632629
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Hbk 7.75 x 10.5 in. / 164 pgs / 95 color.
Pub Date: 09/26/2017 | Forthcoming

Robert Longo: Charcoal Text by Hal Foster, Kate Fowle, Thomas Kellein.

The enormous, photorealistic charcoal drawings of American artist Robert Longo (born 1953) show the beauty and horror of the present day and age.

His large-format works contrast the innocence of sleeping toddlers, the tranquil grandiosity of >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775743235
US $120.00 CAN $155.00 TRADE
Clth, 10 x 12 in. / 252 pgs / 157 color.
Pub Date: 07/25/2017 | Forthcoming

Proof: Francisco Goya, Sergei Eisenstein, Robert Longo Text by Kate Fowle, Chris Hedges, Nancy Spector, Vadim Zakharov. Interview by Robert Longo, Kate Fowle.

Featuring works by Francisco Goya, Sergei Eisenstein and Robert Longo, Proof offers insight into the singularity of vision through which artists can reflect the social, cultural and political complexities of their times. Spanning eras and >>more
Garage Museum of Contemporary Art
ISBN 9788090671409
US $49.95 CAN $64.95 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 11.5 in. / 256 pgs / 133 color / 130 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/27/2017 | Forthcoming

Emil Nolde: Memory Games

Emil Nolde: Memory Games takes 32 of German Expressionist painter Emil Nolde’s most beautiful flower watercolors and turns them into a set of cards for a memory game.

Find the match to every card you turn >>more
Dumont Buchverlag
ISBN 9783832199210
US $19.95 CAN $25.95 SDNR50
Other Media, 6 x 6 in. / 64 cards.
Pub Date: 06/27/2017 | Forthcoming

Vincent van Gogh: The Starry Night By Richard Thomson.

Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night” is one of the touchstones of the modern period. This essay by art historian Richard Thomson looks in depth at the artist’s career—from his turn to art at a relatively >>more
The Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9781633450424
US $19.95 CAN $25.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 56 pgs / 31 color.
Pub Date: 06/27/2017 | Forthcoming

Claude Monet: Water Lilies By Ann Temkin.

In 1955 MoMA became the first US museum to acquire one of Monet’s paintings of his garden in Giverny. This volume by Ann Temkin, Chief Curator of Painting and Sculpture at MoMA, recounts the history >>more
The Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9781633450431
US $19.95 CAN $25.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 56 pgs / 35 color.
Pub Date: 06/27/2017 | Forthcoming

Andy Warhol By Carolyn Lanchner.

Featuring artwork from The Museum of Modern Art’s unparalleled collection, each volume in the MoMA Artist Series guides readers through one artist’s most memorable achievements, explaining their significance and placing them in context among the >>more
The Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9781633450448
US $19.95 CAN $25.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 56 pgs / 39 color.
Pub Date: 06/27/2017 | Forthcoming

Jackson Pollock By Carolyn Lanchner.

This book features 11 paintings by Pollock selected from MoMA’s substantial collection of his work. His groundbreaking drip paintings of the late 1940s and ‘50s are here, along with early and late works. A lively essay >>more
The Museum of Modern Art
ISBN 9781633450455
US $19.95 CAN $25.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 10.5 in. / 56 pgs / 35 color.
Pub Date: 06/27/2017 | Forthcoming

Egon Schiele Introduction by Hans-Peter Wipplinger. Text by Elisabeth Leopold, Rudolf Leopold, Franz Smola, Birgit Summerauer.

Featuring over 140 masterpieces, this new book draws on the unsurpassed Schiele collection of Vienna's Leopold Museum

This volume gathers some 140 paintings, watercolors and drawings by Egon Schiele from the Leopold Museum in Vienna, which >>more
Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960980810
US $49.95 CAN $64.95 TRADE
Pbk, 9.25 x 11 in. / 304 pgs / 164 color.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 | Forthcoming


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