DECORATIVE ARTS, JEWELRY, CERAMICS, TEXTILES

PUBLISHER
Steinberg

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 9.75 x 11.25 in. / 216 pgs / 180 color.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Active

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: FALL 2019 p. 179   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9780692907108 TRADE
List Price: $55.00 CDN $75.00 GBP £50.00

AVAILABILITY
In stock

BROWSE THE 2019 FALL CATALOG

Preview our Fall 2019 catalog, featuring more than 500 new books on art, photography, design, architecture, film, music and visual culture.

  

STEINBERG

Wild Beads of Africa

Old Powderglass Beads from the Collection of Billy Steinberg

Edited by Billy Steinberg. Text by Jamey D. Allen.

This is the first book dedicated to African powderglass beads, with over 180 photographs of gorgeous pieces from a collection assembled by songwriter Billy Steinberg (co-writer of Madonna’s “Like a Virgin”).
Most of the pieces showcased in this handsomely designed volume are West African beads often referred to as Bodom or Akoso, and were made by Ashanti and Ewe people in Ghana and Togo during the 19th century using finely ground glass sourced from broken bottles, windows or other beads, creating brightly colorful pieces in shiny colors with a handmade textural quality.
Highly detailed photography by Fredrik Nilsen provides a comprehensive look at the collection, along with texts by scholar Jamey D. Allen about the history, classification and glassmaking technologies employed in the varieties of beads covered in the book. A glossary provided by Allen also makes this a useful reference title.


Wild Beads of Africa

in stock  $55.00


Free Shipping

UPS GROUND IN THE CONTINENTAL U.S.
FOR CONSUMER ONLINE ORDERS

FORTHCOMING AND NEW: DESIGN AND DECORATIVE ARTS

Ettore Sottsass: Metaphors

ETTORE SOTTSASS: METAPHORS

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788884913258
USD $19.99
| CAN $25.99

Pub Date: 5/1/2003
Active | In stock


The Art of Silver Jewellery

THE ART OF SILVER JEWELLERY

By Rene Van Der Star.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788876243837
USD $65.00
| CAN $85

Pub Date: 4/4/2006
Active | In stock


Fulvio Bianconi at Venini

FULVIO BIANCONI AT VENINI

Edited by Marino Barovier, Carla Sonego.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857230085
USD $80.00
| CAN $100

Pub Date: 10/25/2016
Active | In stock


Tomaso Buzzi At Venini

TOMASO BUZZI AT VENINI

Edited by Marino Barovierr.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857222479
USD $90.00
| CAN $115

Pub Date: 4/21/2015
Active | In stock


Twentieth-Century Jewellery

TWENTIETH-CENTURY JEWELLERY

By Alba Cappellieri.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788861305328
USD $85.00
| CAN $105

Pub Date: 10/12/2010
Active | In stock


Paolo Venini and His Furnace

PAOLO VENINI AND HIS FURNACE

By Marino Barovier, Carla Sonego.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857233543
USD $85.00
| CAN $105

Pub Date: 9/26/2017
Active | In stock


Italian Art Ceramics

ITALIAN ART CERAMICS

Edited by Valerio Terraroli, Paola Franceschini.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788876246869
USD $80.00
| CAN $100

Pub Date: 5/8/2007
Active | In stock


A World Of Belts

A WORLD OF BELTS

By Anne Leurquin.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788884918659
USD $75.00
| CAN $95

Pub Date: 11/30/2004
Active | In stock


Joris Laarman: Lab

JORIS LAARMAN: LAB

Edited by Anita Star. Text by Andrea Lipps, Sarah Schleuning, Cindi Strauss, Mark Wilson.

AUGUST EDITIONS

ISBN: 9781947359000
USD $60.00
| CAN $85 UK £ 53

Pub Date: 1/10/2017
Active | In stock


The Master's Touch

THE MASTER'S TOUCH

Text by Alberto Cavalli.

MARSILIO EDITORI

ISBN: 9788831724340
USD $35.00
| CAN $45 UK £ 30

Pub Date: 2/20/2018
Active | In stock


Panerai

PANERAI

Foreword by Angelo Bonati. Text by Giampiero Negretti, Philippe Daverio, Paolo Galluzzi, Simon de Burton.

MARSILIO EDITORI

ISBN: 9788831720748
USD $80.00
| CAN $110 UK £ 71

Pub Date: 9/15/2015
Active | In stock


Lino Tagliapietra: Glasswork

LINO TAGLIAPIETRA: GLASSWORK

Text by Lino Tagliapietra.

MARSILIO EDITORI

ISBN: 9788831725477
USD $90.00
| CAN $125 UK £ 80

Pub Date: 3/28/2017
Active | In stock



print icon


arrow back


arrow next


ARTBOOK LOGO
 
 

the art world's source for books on art & culture

  

CUSTOMER SERVICE
orders@artbook.com
212 627 1999
M-F 9-5 EST

TRADE ACCOUNTS

800 338 2665

CONTACT

JOBS + INTERNSHIPS

NEW YORK
Showroom by Appointment Only
75 Broad Street, Suite 630
New York NY 10004
Tel   212 627 1999

LOS ANGELES
Showroom by Appointment Only
818 S. Broadway, Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Tel. 323 969 8985

ARTBOOK LLC
D.A.P. | Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.


All site content Copyright C 2000-2017 by Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. and the respective publishers, authors, artists. For reproduction permissions, contact the copyright holders.

ARTBOOK AMPERSAT

The D.A.P. Catalog
www.artbook.com