Spring 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 Spring 2020 season below!

Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation
Edited by Liz Munsell, Greg Tate. Text by J. Faith Almiron, Dakota DeVos, Hua Hsu, Carlo McCormick.

How hip-hop culture and graffiti electrified the art of Jean-Michel Basquiat and his contemporaries in 1980s New York

In the early 1980s, art and writing labeled as graffiti began to transition from New York City walls >>more

MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN 9780878468713
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 10.75 in. / 200 pgs / 200 color.
Pub Date: 04/21/2020 Awaiting stock

JR: Chronicles
Introduction by Anne Pasternak. Text by Drew Sawyer, Sharon Matt Atkins.

A comprehensive overview on the French artist who has transformed cities worldwide with his epic portraits of their inhabitants

Over the past two decades, French artist JR has massively expanded the impact of public art through >>more

Maison CF/Brooklyn Museum
ISBN 9782954226699
US $44.95 CAN $62.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7 x 9 in. / 240 pgs / 90 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/19/2019 In stock

Edited with text by Ann Temkin. Text by Erica Cooke, Tamar Margalit, Christine Mehring, James Meyer, Annie Ochmanek, Yasmil Raymond, Jeffrey Weiss.

The first retrospective in 30 years on American maverick Donald Judd’s minimalist sculpture, architecture and furniture

Published to accompany the first US retrospective exhibition of Donald Judd’s sculpture in more than 30 years, Judd explores >>more

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9781633450325
US $75.00 CAN $108.00 TRADE
Clth, 9 x 10.5 in. / 304 pgs / 350 color.
Pub Date: 03/24/2020 Awaiting stock

John Cage: A Mycological Foray
Edited by Ananda Pellerin. Text by Kingston Trinder.

Foraging for mushrooms with John Cage: writing, art, photography and ephemera from an idiosyncratic chapter in the composer's life

Imagined as an extended mushroom-foraging expedition, John Cage: A Mycological Foray gathers together Cage’s mushroom-themed compositions, photographs, >>more

Atelier Éditions
ISBN 9781733622004
US $55.00 CAN $77.00 TRADE
Slip, pbk, 2 vols, 8 x 11 in. / 224 pgs / 40 color / 32 duotone / 28 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/21/2020 Awaiting stock

Tauba Auerbach — S v Z
Introduction and text by Joseph Becker, Jenny Gheith, Linda Dalrymple Henderson. Afterword by Neal Benezra.

Part artist's book, part exhibition catalog, this book chronicles Tauba Auerbach’s multimedia syntheses of abstraction, science, graphic design and typography

Tauba Auerbach studies the boundaries of perception through an art and design practice grounded in math, >>more

ISBN 9781942884552
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 8.25 x 11.75 in. / 256 pgs / 485 color.
Pub Date: 04/21/2020 Awaiting stock

Cecil Beaton’s Bright Young Things
Text by Robin Muir.

The stylish and extravagant world of the “Bright Young Things” of 1920s and ’30s London, seen through the eye of renowned British photographer Cecil Beaton

In 1920s and ‘30s Britain, Cecil Beaton used his camera >>more

National Portrait Gallery, London
ISBN 9781855147720
US $49.95 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 11 in. / 280 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 04/21/2020 Awaiting stock

Cecil Beaton's Cocktail Book

Drink like one of the Bright Young Things with Cecil Beaton’s Cocktail Book

Cecil Beaton (1904–80) was one of the most celebrated British portrait photographers of the 20th century, so renowned for his images of celebrities >>more

National Portrait Gallery, London
ISBN 9781855147775
US $24.95 CAN $34.95 TRADE
Hbk, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 120 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 04/21/2020 Awaiting stock

Art and Decoration
By Oscar Wilde.

The essence of Oscar Wilde’s aesthetic credo: a gorgeous, pocket-sized, clothbound facsimile of a key 1920 collection

Oscar Wilde was one of the most influential writers on art and design in the late 19th century. Alongside >>more

Art / Books Vintage Classics
ISBN 9781908970541
US $19.95 CAN $27.95 TRADE
Clth, 4.25 x 6.5 in. / 216 pgs.
Pub Date: 05/19/2020 Awaiting stock

Lead Belly: A Life in Pictures
Edited by John Reynolds, Tiny Robinson. Text by Jack Kerouac, Glenn O’Brien, Mason Roberson, Pete Seeger, Tom Waits, et al. Poems by Tyehimba Jess.

Photos, memorabilia and more from the life of Lead Belly, of “Goodnight, Irene” and “Midnight Special” fame

This is a new edition of Lead Belly: A Life in Pictures, the rich visual biography of legendary Louisiana >>more

ISBN 9783958297036
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11.75 in. / 256 pgs / 56 color / 110 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/25/2020 Awaiting stock

Jeff Divine: 70s Surf Photographs
Edited by Tom Adler, Evan Backes. Foreword by William Finnegan.

A colorful, insider portrait of ’70s surf culture, with a foreword by Pulitzer Prize–winning author William Finnegan

If you were there, even just for some of it—Hawaii, California, surfing, the ’70s—the memories and stories will flow >>more

T. Adler Books
ISBN 9781942884606
US $39.95 CAN $55.95 TRADE
Hbk, 12 x 9.5 in. / 148 pgs / 110 color / 22 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/10/2020 Awaiting stock

Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah: Andy Sweet's Summer Camp 1977
Edited with foreword by Brett Sokol. Introduction by Naomi Fry.

The golden days of tube socks, bunk beds, marshmallows and first crushes: 1970s summer camp, from the photographer behind Shtetl in the Sun

A companion volume to Shtetl in the Sun, Andy Sweet's love letter to >>more

Letter16 Press
ISBN 9780989381192
US $39.95 CAN $55.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 9 in. / 120 pgs / 109 color.
Pub Date: 05/19/2020 Awaiting stock

Marilyn Manson by Perou
Text by Marilyn Manson, Perou.

Marilyn Manson behind the scenes and onstage, in classic and previously unpublished images by his foremost portraitist

“I often get asked, ‘Who was your favorite person to photograph?’ or ‘Who is the best person you’ve photographed?’” >>more

Reel Art Press
ISBN 9781909526693
US $69.95 CAN $98.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 272 pgs / 325 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/19/2020 Awaiting stock

Martin Parr, Maurizio Cattelan, Pierpaolo Ferrari: ToiletMartin PaperParr Book

A hilarious, surreal, high-impact album of the most iconic images from the archives of celebrated photographer Martin Parr and Toilet Paper duo Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari

In ToiletMartin PaperParr Book, Martin Parr’s ironic, full-color images >>more

ISBN 9788862087049
US $65.00 CAN $92.00 TRADE
Hbk, 11 x 14.25 in. / 192 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 03/17/2020 Awaiting stock

Martin Parr, Maurizio Cattelan, Pierpaolo Ferrari: ToiletMartin PaperParr, Limited Edition

Printed in an edition of 300 copies, this numbered limited edition includes a foulard.


ISBN 9788862087131
US $150.00 CAN $215.00 SDNR40
Special edition, 11 x 14 in. / 192 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 03/17/2020 Awaiting stock

Wrappers Delight
By Jonny Trunk. Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell. Foreword by Jarvis Cocker.

The sweetest memories of all: vintage candy-wrapper design

Compiled by famed nostalgia enthusiast Jonny Trunk (owner of record label Trunk Records, and author of The Music Library, Own Label and Wobbly Sounds), and with a foreword >>more

FUEL Publishing
ISBN 9780995745599
US $32.95 CAN $45.95 TRADE
Pbk, 7 x 8.75 in. / 240 pgs / 515 color.
Pub Date: 01/21/2020 In stock

Offline Activities
By Tamara Shopsin & Jason Fulford.

Return to the real world! A coupon-style booklet of 52 activities for offline fun, from Jason Fulford and Tamara Shopsin

Jason Fulford and Tamara Shopsin's Offline Activities is a book of 52 suggestions for things you >>more

ISBN 9780999265543
US $14.95 CAN $19.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5 x 2.5 in. / 112 pgs / 52 color.
Pub Date: 04/21/2020 Awaiting stock

Vegan Art: A Book of Visual Protest
Edited by Tommy Kane.

Illustrator Tommy Kane edits a timely showcase of the vegan art protest movement

In this volume, the celebrated American illustrator Tommy Kane brings together a collection of contemporary vegan artists whose works grapple with one of >>more

HENI Publishing
ISBN 9781912122301
US $35.00 CAN $49.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.75 x 11.5 in. / 176 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 06/23/2020 Awaiting stock

Dimes Times
Text by Alissa Wagner, Toniann Fernandez.

A practical guide to healthy cooking from the ultra-hip New York restaurant Dimes, described by New York Magazine as "1970s-era-whole-food-hippie chow for the jaded modern palate.

Dimes, the Lower East Side restaurant from chef Alissa Wagner >>more

Karma Books, New York
ISBN 9781949172362
US $30.00 CAN $42.00 TRADE
Hbk, 7.75 x 7.75 in. / 144 pgs / 140 color / 48 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/23/2020 Awaiting stock

A Designed Life: Contemporary American Textiles, Wallpapers and Containers & Packaging, 1951–54
Edited by Charles Gute, Margaret Re. Foreword by Symmes Gardner. Preface & text by Margaret Re. Text by Virginia Gardner Troy, Greg Castillo, Jan Logemann, Emily A. Margolis, Stuart W. Leslie.

The all-American spirit of midcentury modernism, in three US State Department-sponsored exhibitions

This revelatory volume recovers and presents the history of three exhibitions organized by the US State Department’s Traveling Exhibition Service almost 70 years ago: >>more

Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, UMBC
ISBN 9780960088508
US $35.00 CAN $49.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 12 in. / 122 pgs / 42 color / 17 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/18/2020 Awaiting stock

Ruth Adler Schnee: Modern Designs for Living
Edited by Andrew Blauvelt, Ian Gabriel Wilson. Foreword by Andrew Blauvelt. Text by Ruth Adler Schnee, Susan Brown, Deborah Lubera Kawsky, Ian Gabriel Wilson.

The first monograph on American midcentury textile pioneer and interior designer Ruth Adler Schnee

This monograph presents the work of textile and interior designer Ruth Adler Schnee (b. 1923), still in active practice at age 96, >>more

Cranbrook Art Museum
ISBN 9781733382403
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Clth, 9 x 11.25 in. / 224 pgs / 230 color / 58 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/10/2020 Awaiting stock

Fluence: The Continuance of Yohji Yamamoto
Text by Terry Jones, Yoichi Ochiai.

An elegant, large-format homage to the Yamamoto look

This volume celebrates the creative power and style of the great Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto. Shot in sensuous black and white, primarily in Tokyo, these previously unpublished images—by >>more

ISBN 9788862087070
US $90.00 CAN $128.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10.25 x 13.5 in. / 208 pgs / 130 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/24/2020 Awaiting stock

A Short Novel on Men’s Fashion
Edited with text by Olivier Saillard.

A behind-the-scenes history of Pitti Uomo and the creative development of men’s fashion over the past 40 years

Since the 1980s, men’s fashion has left behind the staid predictability of earlier years and undergone a fundamental >>more

ISBN 9788829703135
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 8.25 x 10.5 in. / 240 pgs / 253 color.
Pub Date: 03/17/2020 Awaiting stock

Choupette by Karl Lagerfeld

Karl Lagerfeld's playful tribute to his beloved cat, in a lovely clothbound gift book

Choupette is the world's most famous and pampered cat: she has two maids, she receives manicures, and only eats at the table >>more

ISBN 9783869308975
US $30.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Clth, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 64 pgs / 42 color / 11 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/17/2019 In stock

Van Cleef & Arpels: Time, Nature, Love
Text by Alba Cappellieri. Contributions by Nicolas Bos, Franco Cologni, Vivienne Becker, Stefano Papi.

The enduring allure of Van Cleef & Arpels: a history of the legendary jeweler

This opulent volume presents the legendary jewelry and precious objects of the French luxury brand Van Cleef & Arpels. Published to accompany >>more

ISBN 9788857241777
US $55.00 CAN $77.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.25 x 12.25 in. / 272 pgs / 386 color.
Pub Date: 03/17/2020 Awaiting stock

Balenciaga and Spanish Painting
Text by Eloy Martínez de la Pera, Pamela Golbin, Estrella de Diego, Hamish Bowles, Juan Gutiérrez.

An elegant clothbound volume celebrating the master fashion designer Balenciaga's affinity for Spanish painting

This book surveys the significant influence that the painters of the so-called Spanish School had on the creative process of Cristóbal Balenciaga, >>more

Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
ISBN 9788417173302
US $75.00 CAN $105.00 TRADE
Clth, 9.5 x 12 in. / 268 pgs / 155 color / 13 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/17/2019 In stock

Love Stories
Edited by Lucy Peltz. Text by Louise Stewart, Simon Callow, Peter Funnell, Marina Warner, Kate Williams.

Exploring the changing face of love, from the 16th century to the present, through masterpieces of portraiture

Drawing on recent scholarship, Love Stories explores changing ideas of love, and gives readers the opportunity to discover love >>more

National Portrait Gallery, London
ISBN 9781855147034
US $39.95 CAN $55.95 TRADE
Hbk, 7.75 x 9.75 in. / 224 pgs / 150 color.
Pub Date: 07/21/2020 Awaiting stock

On Colour...
By Ian Whittlesea.

From the author of Becoming Invisible, further exercises in invisibility through Bauhaus color theory

On Colour… extends the theories of color harmony that Joahnnes Itten taught at the Bauhaus and describes how "through perfect control >>more

The Everyday Press
ISBN 9781912458080
US $27.50 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Hbk, 7 x 7 in. / 52 pgs / 20 color / 4 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/22/2019 In stock

Becoming Invisible
By Ian Whittlesea.

A delightful pocket-guide to becoming invisible through meditations on color

Both an artist's book and a would-be practical guide, this beautiful little book offers occult instructions for becoming invisible by meditating on the color spectrum. >>more

The Everyday Press
ISBN 9781912458011
US $25.00 CAN $34.95 TRADE
Hbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 48 pgs / 20 color / 3 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/22/2019 In stock

Hilma af Klint: Visionary
Edited by Kurt Almqvist, Louise Belfrage, Margaret Ax:son. Introduction by Daniel Birnbaum. Text by Julia Voss, Tracey Bashkoff, Isaac Lubelsky, Linda Dalrymple Henderson, Marco Pasi.

New research and cultural context on the life and art of Hilma af Klint

The 2018 exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future, introduced the general public to >>more

Bokförlaget Stolpe AB
ISBN 9789163972034
US $35.00 CAN $49.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11.25 in. / 128 pgs / 67 color.
Pub Date: 02/11/2020 Awaiting stock

Hilma af Klint Blue Notebook

Bokförlaget Stolpe AB
ISBN 9789189069213
US $24.95 CAN $34.95 SDNR50
Hbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 80 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/11/2020 Awaiting stock

Hilma af Klint Orange Notebook

Bokförlaget Stolpe AB
ISBN 9789189069220
US $24.95 CAN $34.95 SDNR50
Hbk, 7 x 9.5 in. / 80 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/11/2020 Awaiting stock

Hundertwasser for Future
Text by Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Pierre Restany, Carolin Würfel.

A pocket-sized collection of the Austrian visionary Hundertwasser’s impassioned, prescient, illustrated manifestos for a green economy and democratic urbanism

The wildly colorful buildings and paintings of the legendary Austrian artist and environmentalist Hundertwasser (1928–2000) are beloved >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775746984
US $29.95 CAN $41.95 TRADE
Pbk, 4.5 x 6.75 in. / 136 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 05/19/2020 Awaiting stock

Home Stories
Edited with text by Mateo Kries, Jochen Eisenbrand. Contributions by Joseph Grima, Jasper Morrison, Matteo Pirola, Alice Rawsthorn, Timothy Rohan, Penny Sparke, Adam Štcch, and Mark Taylor. Interviews with Nacho Alegre, Charlap Hyman & Herrero, Ilse Crawford, Sevil Peach, et al.

A mammoth history of interior design and the way it shapes our lives, in 20 iconic interiors

Our homes are an expression of how we want to live; they shape our everyday routines and fundamentally >>more

Vitra Design Museum
ISBN 9783945852385
US $90.00 CAN $128.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.75 x 9.75 in. / 320 pgs / 500 color.
Pub Date: 04/21/2020 Awaiting stock

Investigations on the Legendary Citroën DS
By Christian Sumi.

A celebration of the beloved Citroën DS, icon of screen, street and style, through drawings, photos and ephemera

From the moment of its debut in 1955, the Citroën DS was a sensation and a magnet for >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786260
US $40.00 CAN $56.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 6.5 in. / 240 pgs / 150 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/21/2020 Awaiting stock

Soviet Signs and Street Relics
By Jason Guilbeau. Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell. Introduction by Clem Cecil.

Russia’s forgotten world of avant-garde public signage—the latest in Fuel’s collectible Soviet series

For this volume, French photographer Jason Guilbeau has used Google Street View to virtually navigate Russia and the former USSR, searching for examples >>more

FUEL Publishing
ISBN 9781916218406
US $32.95 CAN $45.95 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 6.5 in. / 192 pgs / 180 color.
Pub Date: 05/19/2020 Awaiting stock

Ten Cities
Edited with text by Johannes Hossfeld, Joyce Nyairo, Florian Sievers. Text by Rui Miguel Abreu, Vitor Belanciano, Tony Benjamin, Danilo Capasso, Vincenzo Cavallo, Iain Chambers, Kateryna Dysa, Maha ElNabawi, Michelle Henning, Rehan Hyder, Rangoato Hlasane, Ângela Mingas, Ali Abdel Mohsen, Marissa J. Moorman, Billi Odidi, Sean O’Toole, Tobias Rapp, Mudi Yahaya.

A nocturnal journey through local histories of clubbing in Africa and Europe

The image of the DJ dragging his record case through international “non-places” and deejaying in clubs around the globe is a contemporary cliché. But >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783944669793
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Pbk, 10.75 x 15.75 in. / 560 pgs / 100 color / 250 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/23/2020 Awaiting stock

Manuel Álvarez Bravo: In Color
Edited by Aurelia Álvarez Bravo, James Oles, Ramón Reverté. Text by James Oles.

The little-known color photography of Manuel Álvarez Bravo, presented in a beautiful cloth binding with a tipped-on cover image

Manuel Álvarez Bravo produced around 3,000 images in color over the course of his career, though he >>more

ISBN 9788417975180
US $55.00 CAN $77.00 TRADE
Clth, 11 x 12 in. / 136 pgs / 66 color.
Pub Date: 03/24/2020 Awaiting stock

Jimmy Katz: Closed Session
Edited by Marco Pierini.

Portraits of New York’s jazz and blues greats, from Ray Charles to Miles Davis

In a career spanning nearly 30 years, the New York–based music photographer Jimmy Katz (born 1957) has become a key figure on >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836643790
US $35.00 CAN $49.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 9.5 in. / 160 pgs / 110 color.
Pub Date: 03/17/2020 Awaiting stock

Douglas Kirkland
Text by Walter Guadagnini, Douglas Kirkland, Francoise Kirkland.

A rich cornucopia of Douglas Kirkland’s legendary photographs of Hollywood’s elite, from the ’60s to today

In 1961, the young Canadian-born photographer Douglas Kirkland (born 1934) was assigned to shoot Marilyn Monroe over several hours in >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836643189
US $35.00 CAN $49.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 112 pgs / 115 color.
Pub Date: 03/17/2020 Awaiting stock

Santeri Tuori: Time Is No Longer Round
Text by Santeri Tuori.

A sublime photographic montage of nature, featuring multiple paper changes and a printed cloth binding

In this beautiful and giftworthy photobook, Santeri Tuori (born 1970), Finnish photographer and leading figure of the Helsinski School, creates sophisticated >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775747011
US $68.00 CAN $95.00 TRADE
Clth, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 180 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 05/19/2020 Awaiting stock

Incredible Italian Beauties

The architectural treasures of Italy, from the Abbey of San Fruttuoso to the historic Olivetti shop in Venice

For centuries, artists and writers on the Grand Tour have come to admire the beauty of Italy’s architectural >>more

ISBN 9788857242606
US $60.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 392 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 04/21/2020 Awaiting stock

Kiki Smith
Edited by Stéphanie Molinard, Marie Chênel. Text by Marie Chênel, Flora Fettah, Camille Morineau, Nora Philippe, Sophie Delpeux, Marc Schwartz, Kiki Smith.

Four decades of Kiki Smith’s searing, intimate investigations of the body and the cosmos

One of the most influential American artists of her generation, Kiki Smith has spent four decades probing the experience and significance >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836643851
US $39.95 CAN $55.95 TRADE
Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 240 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 03/17/2020 Awaiting stock

Elizabeth Peyton: Aire and Angels
Text by Lucy Dahlsen, Nicholas Cullinan, Thomas Crow.

Peyton’s work is born of a wish to contain time by making art that explores love, beauty and human relationships

Created in close collaboration with the artist, Elizabeth Peyton: Aire and Angels surveys the work of >>more

National Portrait Gallery, London
ISBN 9781855147478
US $35.00 CAN $49.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 232 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 01/28/2020 In stock

Warhol Women
Text by Blake Gopnik, Lynne Tillman, Alison M. Gingeras. Interview with Corice Arman by Brett Gorvy. Poetry by John Giorno.

An opulent appreciation of Warhol’s complex relationship to women and femininity

Dedicated to Andy Warhol's (1928–87) portraits of women from the early 1960s through the 1980s, and featuring five trifolds and a tipped-on cover, Warhol Women >>more

Lévy Gorvy
ISBN 9781944379308
US $80.00 CAN $110.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 13.25 in. / 192 pgs / 118 color / 41 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/05/2019 In stock

Djanira: Picturing Brazil
Edited with text by Adriano Pedrosa, Isabella Rjeille, Rodrigo Moura. Text by Carlos Eduardo Riccioppo, Clarival do Prado Valladares, Flavio de Aquino, Frederico Morais, Kaira M. Cabañas, Lelia Coelho Frota, Luiza Interlenghi, Mário Pedrosa, Marc Berkowitz.

A handsome monograph on beloved self-taught Brazilian artist Djanira da Motta e Silva, whose paintings depict religious themes and everyday life in Brazil

Largely self-taught and coming from a working-class background, Djanira da Motta e Silva >>more

ISBN 9788531000652
US $50.00 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 10.75 in. / 312 pgs / 206 color / 106 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/22/2019 In stock

Michael Kagan: I Was There When It Happened
Edited by Todd Bradway. Foreword by Pharrell Williams. Text by Alison Byrne, Matthew Israel. Interview with Bill Powers.

Inspired by a lifelong fascination with space exploration, Michael Kagan paints iconic scenes of astronauts and NASA rockets

Growing up in Virginia Beach near the first NASA field center, Michael Kagan (born 1980) learned early in >>more

Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art
ISBN 9781942884521
US $49.95 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Clth, 9 x 10.5 in. / 144 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 12/10/2019 In stock

Matisse: Printmaker
Text by Jay McKean Fisher.

An essential and affordable collection of Matisse’s beloved and iconic print work

Henri Matisse (1869–1954) is universally known for his iconic paintings, the centerpieces of museum collections throughout the world. However, somewhat less well known is >>more

La Fábrica
ISBN 9788417769147
US $35.00 CAN $49.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 8.5 in. / 144 pgs / 9 color / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/21/2020 In stock

Vienna 1900
Edited with text by Hans-Peter Wipplinger. Text by Andrea Amort, Bazon Brock, Heike Eipeldauer, Verena Gamper, Allan Janik, Stefan Kutzenberger, et al.

A vivid, luxurious evocation of one of the most fertile periods in European art history

This superb volume highlights the artistic achievements of an era shaped by the emergence of the Secessionists and the collapse of >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960985976
US $69.95 CAN $98.95 FLAT40
Hbk, 9.25 x 11.25 in. / 560 pgs / 1300 color.
Pub Date: 04/21/2020 Awaiting stock

African Ceramics: A Different Perspective
Edited by Angelika Nollert. Text by Kim Bagley, Marla Berns, Boureima Diamitani, Stefan Eisenhofer, Caroline Fuchs, Oliver Gosselain, Karin Guggeis, Alexander Livingstone-Smith, Angelika Nollert, Magdalene Odundo, Sylvester Ogbechie, Elizabeth Perrill, Kerstin Pinther, Barbara Plankensteiner, Nii Quarcoopome, Josef Strasser, Barbara Thompson, Nanashaitu Aduke Umoru-Oke, Moia Vincentelli, Julien Volpers.

A fresh look at ceramic production in Africa, examining form, decor and materiality

This extensive catalogue presents 250 African ceramic objects from the collection of HRH Franz, Duke of Bavaria, widely considered to be one of >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960987086
US $65.00 CAN $92.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 10 x 12.25 in. / 448 pgs / 343 color.
Pub Date: 01/21/2020 In stock

José Zanine Caldas
Preface by Zesty Meyers. Introduction by Otavio Nazareth, Mina W. Hugerth. Text by Amanda Beatriz Palma de Carvalho, Maria Cecília Loschiavo dos Santos, Lauro Cavalcanti. Photographs by André Nazareth.

A handsomely produced survey on Brazilian design polymath José Zanine Caldas

One of the most important figures in Brazilian material culture, José Zanine Caldas (1919–2001) left behind a diverse legacy in architecture, design and art. His >>more

Olhares, São Paulo/R & Company, New York
ISBN 9788562114922
US $60.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 12 in. / 300 pgs / 200 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/11/2020 Awaiting stock

Thonet & Design
Edited with text by Angelika Nollert. Text by Peter Ellenberg, Polina Gedova, Sebastian Jacobi, Steffen Kehrle, Markus Frenzl, Xenia Riemann-Tyroller, Lili Schäfer, Josef Strasser, Jirí Uhlír.

A concise history of the Thonet chair from 1838 to the present

From the most humble suburban cafes to high fashion shoots and countless films, the ingenious design of the Thonet chair No. 14, created by >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960985822
US $45.00 CAN $62.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 9.25 x 12 in. / 168 pgs / 164 color.
Pub Date: 10/08/2019 In stock

Lily Samii: Fifty Years of Fashion
Text by Teresa Rodriguez.

The life and times of fashion designer Lily Samii, from early life in Iran to her Bay Area boutique LYZ

This book invites readers to step inside the mesmerizing world of San Francisco–based Iranian fashion designer >>more

ISBN 9781646570034
US $85.00 CAN $120.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 12.5 in. / 376 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 09/22/2020 Awaiting stock


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