Top New Spring 2018 Books for Museum Shops

Our new Spring list of books for museum shops.

Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Urban Projects
Edited with text by Matthias Koddenberg. Text by Laure Martin-Poulet.

Iconic images from 50 years of transforming cities

Christo (born 1935) and Jeanne-Claude (1935–2009) have always compared their work to that of urban planners. And it is true that the projects they have carried out around >>more

D.A.P./Verlag Kettler
ISBN 9781942884255
US $65.00 CAN $87.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 11.25 in. / 216 pgs / 135 color / 65 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018 In stock

Danh Vo: Take My Breath Away
Edited with text by Katherine Brinson. Text by Susan Thompson.

Danh Vo brilliantly dismantles the structures and privileges of belonging

Danh Vo’s conceptual, installation-based practice dissects the cultural forces and private desires that shape our experience of the world. He often employs found objects, images and >>more

Guggenheim Museum Publications
ISBN 9780892075393
US $65.00 CAN $87.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 11.75 in. / 348 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018 In stock

Felix Gonzalez-Torres
Text by Gregg Bordowitz, David Breslin.

One of the most significant artists to emerge in the late 1980s and early 1990s, Felix Gonzalez-Torres' (1957–96) reduced formal vocabulary, conceptual rigor and evocative use of everyday materials resonates with meaning that is at >>more

David Zwirner Books
ISBN 9781941701768
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 11.75 in. / 112 pgs / 92 color.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock

Edited by Karole P.B. Vail, Megan Fontanella. Text by Valerie Fletcher, Catherine Grenier, Karole P.B. Vail.

A fresh appraisal of Giacometti's output, from painting to sculpture

This comprehensive survey of the work of the Swiss-born modern master Alberto Giacometti offers a fresh and incisive account of his creative output. Published on the >>more

Guggenheim Museum Publications
ISBN 9780892075386
US $55.00 CAN $72.50 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 11.25 in. / 160 pgs / 130 color.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock

Jason Moran
Edited with text by Adrienne Edwards. Foreword by Olga Viso. Text by Philip Bither, Okwui Enwezor, Danielle Jackson, Alicia Hall Moran, George E. Lewis, Glenn Ligon.

“Jason Moran [is] shaping up to be the most provocative thinker in current jazz.” —Rolling Stone

This is the first in-depth publication to investigate the practice of pianist, composer and visual artist Jason Moran, whose work >>more

Walker Art Center
ISBN 9781935963172
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 272 pgs / 75 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/23/2018 In stock

Sheila Hicks: Lifelines
Edited by Michel Gauthier. Text by Michel Gauthier, Monique Lévi-Strauss, Cécile Godefroy, Mathilde Marchand.

A beloved maverick of American art, Hicks has been working at the intersection of art, craft and architecture for more than 50 years

With works ranging from tapestry to sculptures, from architectural decoration to installations, Sheila >>more

Centre Pompidou
ISBN 9782844268150
US $49.95 CAN $67.50 TRADE
Hbk, 7.5 x 10.5 in. / 168 pgs / 145 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock

Tacita Dean: Landscape, Portrait, Still Life
Text by Alexandra Harris, Alan Hollinghurst, Ali Smith.

British artist Tacita Dean (born 1964) first came to the attention of the art world with her surrealistic 16-mm film “The Story of Beard” (1992), making a name for herself as part of the Young >>more

Royal Academy of Arts
ISBN 9781910350874
US $39.95 CAN $53.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11.5 in. / 224 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 07/24/2018 In stock

William L. Hawkins: An Imaginative Geography
Text by Susan Mitchell Crawley, Jenifer P. Borum.

Pop culture and visionary fantasy mix freely in the paintings of this self-taught innovator

Although he has long enjoyed a prominent place in the canon of self-taught artists, the Ohio painter William Lawrence Hawkins (1895–1990) has >>more

Skira/Figge Art Museum/The Columbus Museum of Art
ISBN 9788857236346
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11.75 x 11 in. / 136 pgs / 78 color.
Pub Date: 09/25/2018 In stock

Andreas Gursky
Text by Ralph Rugoff, Gerald Schröder, Brian Sholis. Interview by Jeff Wall.

An encyclopedic, dizzying vision of globalism: the definitive Gursky survey

Andreas Gursky has been widely celebrated for his monumental, extraordinarily detailed pictures, often exploring contemporary global themes. This comprehensive book takes a fresh look at the >>more

Steidl/Hayward Gallery Publishing
ISBN 9783958293922
US $60.00 CAN $79.00 TRADE
Slip, hbk, 11.5 x 10.25 in. / 168 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 04/24/2018 In stock

Edited with text by Peter Galassi. Text by Stuart Alexander, Antonio Muńoz Molina.

Brassai was the first great chronicler of the urban underbelly

This sumptuous Brassai overview gathers outstanding prints of his finest and most popular photographs, drawing on the Estate Brassai in Paris and the collections of leading >>more

Fundación Mapfre
ISBN 9788498446449
US $75.00 CAN $99.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 368 pgs / 212 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018 In stock

Malick Sidibé: Mali Twist
Text by André Magnin, Brigitte Ollier, Manthia Diawara, Robert Storr.

“Sidibé captured the dynamism and joy of a rapidly changing West Africa ... they all got dressed for Malick.” –Vogue

Mali Twist offers an essential and immersive survey of the beloved African photographer Malick Sidibé—nicknamed “the >>more

Fondation Cartier Pour L'Art Contemporain / Editions Xavier Barral
ISBN 9782365111522
US $80.00 CAN $107.50 TRADE
Clth, 7.75 x 10.25 in. / 296 pgs / 276 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/28/2017 In stock

Sory Sanlé: Volta Photo
Edited with text by Matthew S. Witkovsky. Text by Antawan Byrd, Florent Mazzoleni.

“Rich people, poor people, religious people, artists, musicians, everyone could become a hero at [Sanle’s] Volta studio.” —Florent Mazzoleni, The New York Times

The studio photographs of Sory Sanlé and his participation in the vibrant music >>more

Steidl/The Art Institute of Chicago
ISBN 9783958294004
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Clth, 9.75 x 11.5 in. / 120 pgs / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/26/2018 In stock

Susan Meiselas: Mediations
Foreword by Carles Guerra, Marta Gili. Text by Ariella Azoulay, Eduardo Cadava, Carles Guerra, Marianne Hirsch, Kristen Lubben, Isin Onol, Pia Viewing.

“For me, the essence of documentary photography has always been to do with evidence.” —Susan Meiselas

A member of Magnum Photos since 1976, Susan Meiselas became known for her work in the conflict zones of Central >>more

ISBN 9788862085694
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Hbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 184 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 03/27/2018 In stock

Thomas Struth
Edited with text by Thomas Weski, Ulrich Wilmes. Text by Jana-Maria Hartmann. Interview by Okwui Enwesor.

Since the 1990s, Thomas Struth has been one of the best-known and internationally successful photographers of the German art scene. Struth studied painting under Gerhard Richter and photography under Bernd and Hilla Becher, a combination >>more

ISBN 9781942884224
US $85.00 CAN $112.50 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 12.5 in. / 320 pgs / 401 color.
Pub Date: 10/24/2017 In stock

Giotto and His Works in Padua
By John Ruskin. Introduction by Robert Hewison.

In 1303, Giotto, then considered the preeminent painter in Italy, was commissioned to paint the Arena Chapel in Padua. The resulting Chapel and its panels, detailing the history, birth, life and death of Christ, rank >>more

David Zwirner Books
ISBN 9781941701799
US $12.95 CAN $18.50 TRADE
Pbk, 4.25 x 7 in. / 72 pgs / 40 color.
Pub Date: 05/22/2018 In stock

The Image Revisited: Luc Tuymans in Conversation with Hans De Wolf, T.J. Clark & Gottfried Böhm

At the age of 19, on a visit to the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest, a young Luc Tuymans saw the work of El Greco for the first time—an event that would lead him >>more

ISBN 9789491819797
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.75 in. / 280 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 07/24/2018 In stock

The Psychology of an Art Writer
By Vernon Lee. Foreword by Dylan Kenny.

Vernon Lee—a pseudonym of Violet Paget (1856–1935)—is the most important female aesthetician to come out of 19th-century England. Though she was widely known for her supernatural fictions, Lee never gained the recognition she so clearly >>more

David Zwirner Books
ISBN 9781941701782
US $12.95 CAN $18.50 TRADE
Pbk, 4.25 x 7 in. / 72 pgs.
Pub Date: 05/22/2018 In stock

Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon
Edited by Johanna Burton, Natalie Bell. Foreword by Lisa Phillips. Text by Johanna Burton, Rizvana Bradley, Mel Y. Chen, Jeannine Tang, Julia Bryan-Wilson. Contributions by Lia Gangitano, Ariel Goldberg, Jack Halberstam, Fred Moten, Sara O'Keeffe, Eric Stanley, Kate Wiener.

Trigger is a vital reminder that identity politics, far from being a failure, as the right and left alike are quick to tell us, is alive, well, and getting on with changing the world.” —Aruna >>more

New Museum
ISBN 9780915557165
US $40.00 CAN $54.00 TRADE
Flexi, 5.5 x 10 in. / 400 pgs / 120 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/23/2018 Out of stock

Whitewalling: Art, Race & Protest in 3 Acts
By Aruna D'Souza.

In 2017, the Whitney Biennial included a painting by a white artist, Dana Schutz, of the lynched body of a young black child, Emmett Till. In 1979, anger brewed over a show at New York’s >>more

Badlands Unlimited
ISBN 9781943263141
US $19.99 CAN $27.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 160 pgs.
Pub Date: 05/22/2018 In stock


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