Fall 2020 Featured Gift Books

You want to give the most sophisticated gift. No, the cutest. Wait, no—the one that will most amaze and delight the one you love (or want to impress) the most. And yet, all around, you see disposable, infinitely forgettable junk. Well look no further. A book is a gift for life. Scroll through some of our favorites for the Fall 2020 season below!

Gerhard Richter: Landscape
Text by Hubertus Butin, Ann Cotten, T.J. Demos, Matias Faldbakken, Cathérine Hug, Lisa Ortner-Kreil.

Gerhard Richter’s paintings combine photorealism and abstraction in a manner that is completely unique to the German artist. A master of texture, Richter has experimented with different techniques of paint application throughout his career. His >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775747134
US $50.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10.25 x 8.25 in. / 240 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 12/01/2020 In stock

Hilma af Klint: The Paintings for the Temple 1906–1915
Foreword by Kurt Almqvist, Daniel Birnbaum.

Between 1906 and 1915, Hilma af Klint (1862-1944) created 193 paintings that she would title The Paintings for the Temple. Colorful, mostly abstract, with biomorphic imagery, these works expressed af Klint’s mediumistic vision of spiritual >>more

Bokförlaget Stolpe
ISBN 9789189069114
US $50.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Clth, 9.5 x 12.25 in. / 232 pgs / 171 color.
Pub Date: 01/05/2021 Awaiting stock

Hilma af Klint: Artist, Researcher, Medium
Text by Ernst Peter Fischer, Ylva Hillström, Milena Hoegsberg, Anne Sophie Joergensen, Caroline Levander, Hedvig Martin, Iris Müller-Westermann, Tim Rudboeg.

For decades a relatively unknown artist, Hilma af Klint has posthumously claimed her rightful place in art history recently but dramatically: her 2019 exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum was seen by more than half a >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775747400
US $55.00 CAN $77.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11 x 8.5 in. / 280 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 06/16/2020 In stock

Helen Levitt: A Way of Seeing
Text by James Agee.

Ever since it was first published in 1965, Helen Levitt’s collection of photographs taken on the streets of 1940s New York City has been revered as a classic of its genre. Made in collaboration with >>more

Walther König/Film Documents LLC
ISBN 9781733601801
US $55.00 CAN $77.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 7.75 in. / 120 pgs / 63 duotone.
Pub Date: 06/16/2020 In stock

KAWS: He Eats Alone
Edited by Germano Celant.

Few artists have managed to bridge the gap between high and low culture as seamlessly as KAWS has since his career took off in the 1990s: his iconic cartoon-inspired designs have graced fashion collections, vinyl >>more

Silvana Editoriale/Qatar Museums
ISBN 9788836645602
US $65.00 CAN $91.00 TRADE
Clth, 8 x 10 in. / 322 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 10/06/2020 In stock

Bill Gold: PosterWorks
Edited by Tony Nourmand. Foreword by Clint Eastwood. Text by Christopher Frayling.

“The first image you have of your favorite films is probably a Bill Gold creation.” -Clint Eastwood.

American graphic designer Bill Gold (1921-2018) was the “Mad Man” of movie posters. His life’s work spans seven decades >>more

Reel Art Press
ISBN 9781909526723
US $95.00 CAN $133.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 448 pgs / 450 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/23/2021 Awaiting stock

Queen: The Neal Preston Photographs
Edited by Dave Brolan. Art direction by Richard Gray. Text by Neal Preston, Brian May, Roger Taylor.

Neal Preston is one of the most prolific and highly regarded rock photographers of all time. He began working with Queen in the mid 1970s as their tour photographer. He was present on the legendary >>more

Reel Art Press
ISBN 9781909526716
US $59.95 CAN $83.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 304 pgs / 100 color / 220 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/29/2020 In stock

Beyond the Earth
Edited by David Dunér, Morwenna Loughman, Paul Quast. Foreword by Alice Gorman. Text by Klara Anna Capova, Christopher Gillespie, Paul Quast, Kelly Smith, John Traphagan. Afterword by Cornelius Holtorf.

From the dawn of the Space Age, humans have purposefully transmitted signals and ephemera to other stellar systems, created space-time capsules that intend to speak for Earth, deposited collections of space oddities upon satellites and >>more

Atelier Éditions
ISBN 9781733622035
US $35.00 CAN $49.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7 x 9.25 in. / 304 pgs / 40 color / 20 duotone / 200 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/14/2022 Awaiting stock

Interior Space: A Visual Exploration of the International Space Station
Text by Paolo Nespoli, Roland Miller, Alice Gorman, Justin St. P. Walsh, Jeffrey S. Nesbit.

On November 2 2020, NASA celebrates the 20th anniversary of continuous human habitation in space of the International Space Station. In Interior Space, American photographer Roland Miller and Italian astronaut and photographer Paolo Nespoli offer >>more

ISBN 9788862087322
US $55.00 CAN $77.00 TRADE
Hbk, 12 x 10 in. / 200 pgs / 90 color.
Pub Date: 10/13/2020 Out of stock

Jacques Henri Lartigue: The Invention of Happiness
Edited with text by Denis Curti, Marion Perceval, Charles-Antoine Revol.

Despite becoming interested in photography when he was barely in double digits, French artist Jacques Henri Lartigue (1894-1986) didn’t achieve mainstream recognition until he was nearly 70 years old. A 1963 exhibition of his boyhood >>more

ISBN 9788829705276
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 208 pgs / 150 duotone.
Pub Date: 08/25/2020 In stock

Edwin Hale Lincoln: Ephemeral Beauty
Edited with text by Wm. B. Becker.

Affiliated with the American Arts and Crafts movement, American photographer Edwin Hale Lincoln (1848-1938) began his photographic career in Boston, specializing in interiors. In the 1880s he started documenting yacht races, using then new technology >>more

ISBN 9783958297500
US $95.00 CAN $133.00 TRADE
Clth, 10 x 12 in. / 144 pgs / 80 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/16/2021 Awaiting stock

Bullets for Dead Hoods
Introduction by John Corbett.

Writer, curator, and gallerist John Corbett struck thrift gold at a going-out-of-business Chicago junk shop when he stumbled onto a browned and brittle manuscript intimately documenting the Chicago mob of the early 1930s. The tone >>more

Soberscove Press
ISBN 9781940190266
US $38.00 CAN $53.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8.75 x 11.75 in. / 232 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 10/20/2020 Out of stock

Karlheinz Weinberger: Photographs
Edited by Ben Estes. Introduction by Collier Schorr.

This landmark entry in the lifework of Zürich photographer Karlheinz Weinberger gathers more than 200 never-before-published vintage photographic prints that were rediscovered in 2017. This unique collection pairs images of Weinberger’s most famous subjects, the >>more

The Song Cave
ISBN 9781734035117
US $29.95 CAN $41.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5.5 x 7.5 in. / 230 pgs / 215 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/11/2020 In stock

Susan Meiselas: Tar Beach
Foreword by Martin Scorsese.

In Tar Beach, photographer and Little Italy resident Susan Meiselas (born 1948) brings together found pictures that were made, kept and gathered by various families who handed them down from 1940 to the early 1970s. >>more

ISBN 9788862087223
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 TRADE
Flexi, 6 x 8.5 in. / 84 pgs / 17 color / 67 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/13/2020 In stock

Goin’ Home with the Rolling Stones ’66: Photographs by Gered Mankowitz
Text by Gered Mankowitz. Foreword by Andrew Loog Oldham.

By the start of 1966, the Rolling Stones’ position as rock gods was established. They were making serious money and splashing out on new homes and cars. Their official photographer and friend, Gered Mankowitz, was >>more

Reel Art Press
ISBN 9781909526747
US $29.95 CAN $41.95 TRADE
Hbk, 7.75 x 9.5 in. / 96 pgs / 10 color / 90 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/03/2020 In stock

Luke Gilford: National Anthem: America’s Queer Rodeo
Text by Luke Gilford, Janet Mock, Matthew Riemer & Leighton Brown, Drew Sawyer, Mary L. Gray.

Growing up in Colorado with his father in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, filmmaker and photographer Luke Gilford spent his formative years around the rodeo, an American institution that has often been associated with conservatism >>more

ISBN 9788862087360
US $60.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 176 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 12/15/2020 Awaiting stock

Cuba: Music and Revolution
Edited by Gilles Peterson, Stuart Baker.

The first ever book about Cuban record sleeve design, compiled by Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker, Cuba: Music and Revolution features hundreds of rarely seen vinyl records from the start of the Cuban Revolution at >>more

Soul Jazz Books
ISBN 9781916359802
US $49.95 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 11.75 x 11.75 in. / 256 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 01/05/2021 Awaiting stock

Chernobyl: A Stalkers’ Guide
By Darmon Richter. Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell.

Since the first atomic bomb was dropped, humankind has been haunted by the idea of nuclear apocalypse. That nightmare almost became reality in 1986, when an accident at the USSR’s Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant triggered >>more

FUEL Publishing
ISBN 9781916218420
US $34.95 CAN $48.95 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 6.5 in. / 248 pgs / 190 color.
Pub Date: 10/20/2020 In stock

Synergetic Stew
Introduction by Jamie Snyder.

Buckminster Fuller is globally known as a design scientist, architect, author, poet, engineer and a true visionary. On his 86th birthday he received the cookbook Synergetic Stew as a surprise present from his friends and >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786437
US $25.00 CAN $35.00 TRADE
Spiral bound, 6 x 9 in. / 128 pgs / 57 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/04/2020 In stock

Ray Johnson and William S. Wilson: Frog Pond Splash
Edited by Elizabeth Zuba. Text by William S. Wilson.

Dubbed "Ray Johnson's Boswell," writer and logophile William S. Wilson was one of legendary artist Ray Johnson's closest friends and biggest champions. He was also perhaps Johnson’s most trusted poetic muse and synthesizer of referents >>more

ISBN 9781938221279
US $29.95 CAN $41.95 TRADE
Hbk, 5.5 x 7.25 in. / 88 pgs / 37 color.
Pub Date: 11/20/2020 In stock

Shapes From Outta Nowhere: Towards Abstraction in Clay 1890–2018
Introduction by Adrienne Spinozzi. Text by Glenn Adamson, Robert A. Ellison, Jr.

A comprehensive overview of 20th-century non-representational ceramics from the earliest years of the modernist revolution to the postwar period through to the present, Shapes From Outta Nowhere features an unparalleled gathering of over 150 works >>more

August Editions
ISBN 9781947359062
US $69.95 CAN $97.95 TRADE
Clth, 10 x 12 in. / 272 pgs / 275 color.
Pub Date: 04/06/2021 Awaiting stock

JB Blunk
Edited by Mariah Nielson, Åbäke. Foreword by Mariah Nielson. Text by Lucy R. Lippard, Louise Allison Cort, Fariba Bogzaran, Isamu Noguchi, Alyssa Ballard, Rene Bustamante, Glenn Adamson, Rick Yoshimoto. Interview by Rita Lawrence.

This is the first publication to explore the entire oeuvre of the great American sculptor JB Blunk, with previously unseen examples of his work in stone, clay, painting and jewelry. The design beautifully combines archival >>more

Blunk Books/Dent–de–Leone
ISBN 9781907908552
US $55.00 CAN $77.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 226 pgs / 71 color / 73 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/12/2020 Out of stock

Space Fantasies 1:1
Edited by Rolf Fehlbaum, Fifo Stricker.

Presented in this oversize publication are 146 aerospace-related toys from the collection of Rolf Fehlbaum, Vitra’s chairman emeritus and the founder of Vitra Design Museum. Toys related to space exploration—rockets, robots and astronaut figurines—exploded in >>more

Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783945852422
US $215.00 CAN $301.00 SDNR40
Hbk, 16.5 x 13.5 in. / 296 pgs / 270 color.
Pub Date: 09/15/2020 In stock

The Yokohama School
Edited by Francesco Paolo Campione.

Photography found its way to Japan in the second half of the 19th century, toward the close of the Edo period and the beginning of the Meiji era, during which the new technology of cameras >>more

ISBN 9788857244136
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 288 pgs / 280 color.
Pub Date: 07/06/2021 Awaiting stock

Karl Blossfeldt: Variations
Text by Ulrike Meyer Stump.

In the 1890s, the Berlin artist, sculptor and teacher Karl Blossfeldt (1865-1932) started to photograph plants, seeds and other illustrative material from nature for the purpose of teaching his students about the patterns and designs >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786369
US $50.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 416 pgs / 100 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/16/2021 Awaiting stock

B. Wurtz: Pan Paintings
Edited by Barney Kulok. Text by Erica Cooke.

For nearly five decades New York-based artist B. Wurtz (born 1948) has transformed humble materials and discarded objects into humorous and wryly beautiful works of art. This full-color, Swiss-bound monograph focuses on the artist’s iconic >>more

Hunters Point Press
ISBN 9780578634302
US $49.95 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 9.75 in. / 104 pgs / 70 color.
Pub Date: 09/29/2020 In stock

GingerNutz in Full Bloom
By Michael Roberts. Foreword by Grace Coddington.

GingerNutz used to be a normal young orangutan living in Borneo, head full of dreams about someday making it big in fashion. When a copy of Vogue magazine in a bottle washes up on shore, >>more

MW Editions
ISBN 9780998701875
US $27.50 CAN $38.50 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 80 pgs / 59 color.
Pub Date: 11/17/2020 In stock

Edited with foreword by Gaia Repossi. Text by Audrey Bartis, Rem Koolhaas, Moore, Monte Packham, Isabella Seniuta, Michael Stout, Francesco Vezzoli. Interview by Isabella Seniuta with Gaia Repossi. Photographs by Juergen Teller, David Sims, et al.

From its founding in 1920 in Turin to the work of Costantino Repossi and its expansion under his son Alberto in Monte Carlo and Paris, and today as a leader in contemporary jewelry under Alberto’s >>more

ISBN 9783958297586
US $75.00 CAN $105.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.75 x 9.25 in. / 232 pgs / 370 color / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/16/2021 Awaiting stock


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