Sherman Art Library Acquisitions during December 2018

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Nocturne : night in American art, 1890-1917
Valance, Hélène, author
New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, [2018]
Acknowledgments -- Introduction. Part 1 Antivisions: the redefinition of vision by science and technology : A paradoxical aesthetics -- The image in crisis: vision questioned by science and technology -- The work of art in the age of mechanical reproduction -- Visions of the mind and spirit. Part 2 Heart of darkness: the nocturne as metaphor for racial difference : Inverted light: the nocturne in the age of imperialism -- Vanishing Indians: nostalgic reminiscence and haunting presence -- A blueblood landscape: the nocturne as white art in Jim Crow America. Part 3 Landscape reconfigured: urban nocturnes : Contrast, confrontation, and spectacle: the alterity of urban nights -- Shadow presences: the figure in the urban landscape -- The urban nocturne and the redefinition of the American landscape. Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- Illustration credits.

"The turn of the twentieth century witnessed a surge in the creation and popularity of nocturnes and night landscapes in American art. In this original and thought-provoking book, Hélène Valance investigates why artists and viewers of the era were so captivated by the night. Nocturne examines works by artists such as James McNeill Whistler, Childe Hassam, Winslow Homer, Frederic Remington, Edward Steichen, and Henry Ossawa Tanner through the lens of the scientific developments and social issues that dominated the period. Valance argues that the success of the genre is connected to the resonance between the night and the many forces that affected the era, including technological advances that expanded the realm of the visible, such as electric lighting and photography; Jim Crow-era race relations; America's closing frontier and imperialism abroad; and growing anxiety about identity and social values amid rapid urbanization. This absorbing study features 150 illustrations encompassing paintings, photographs, prints, scientific illustration, advertising, and popular media to explore the predilection for night imagery as a sign of the times."--Book jacket
Sherman N8233.N53 V3513 2018

Sorolla and fashion
curator, Eloy Martinez de la Pera ; edition, Erica Witschey ; texts Marie-Sophie Carron de la Carrière, Lorena Delgado, Eloy Martinez de la Pera ; translation Jenny Dodman, Paul Hammond
Madrid : Fundación Colección Thyssen-Bornemisza, [2018]
The 'Sorolla and Fashion' exhibition, organized in collaboration between the Museo Sorolla and the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza focused on the influence of fashion in the work of Joaquín Sorolla. Curated by Eloy Martínez de la Pera, presents paintings loaned from museums and private collections in Spain and abroad, together with a selection of clothing and accessories of the period. Extremely interested in fashion, Sorolla was the perfect chronicler of the changes that took place in trends and styles in clothing in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His works offer an evocative catalogue of dresses, jewels and accessories, all emphasized by his loose, dynamic brushstroke. The exhibition and its accompanying catalogue places particular emphasis on the magnificent female portraits that the artist executed between 1890 and 1920. Exhibition: Museo Nacional Thyssen - Bornemisza, Madrid, Spain (13.02-27.03.2018).
Sherman Oversize ND813.S7 A4 2018

Formal methods in architecture and urbanism
edited by David Leite Viana, Franklim Morais and Jorge Vieira Vaz
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018
Sherman NA2728 .F67 2018

Miraculous encounters : Pontormo from drawing to painting
edited by Bruce Edelstein, Davide Gasparotto
Firenze : Giunti : May 2018
Sherman ND623.P8 A4 2018

Arts of allusion : object, ornament, and architecture in medieval Islam
Graves, Margaret S., author
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
Arts of the third dimension -- Portable objects and art historical horizons -- Miniature, model, microcosm -- The art of allusion -- The intellect of the hand -- "Making is thinking" -- Architecture, art of process -- Thinking and making in tenth-century Iraq -- The eighth epistle -- The material imagination -- Makers, movements and mutable materials -- The craftsman in society -- Building ornament -- Taking the shapes of images -- Trails of ornament -- Building ornament -- Arcades and cordons sanitaires -- The inlaid surface -- Jaziran synthesis -- Occupied objects -- Lessons from a storeroom -- Seeing-with and the art of the object -- Occupied objects -- Inkwells, architecture, and conditioned vision -- The scribe in the inkwell -- Object as theatre -- Likeness and allusion -- Material metaphors -- The languages of objects -- The poet's craft -- Metal, stone, and smoke -- Mobile monuments -- Radiant monuments -- Metaphor and modality -- The poetics of ornament -- From Nile to Kilga -- The city reinscribed -- Mediterranean miniatures -- Ornament as ekphrasis -- Memory and imagination -- Conclusion : objects in an expanded field.

Through close studies of ceramics, metalwares and other plastic arts from the ninth to the thirteenth centuries, Arts of Allusion reveals the object as a crucial site where pre-modern craftsmen of the eastern Mediterranean and Persianate realms engaged in fertile dialogue with poetry, literature, painting, and, most strikingly, architecture.
Sherman NK1270 .G73 2018

Illuminated history books in the Anglo-Norman world, 1066-1272
Cleaver, Laura, author
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018
Illuminated History Books in the Anglo-Norman World' examines surviving medieval manuscripts from 1066 to 1272 and the people and processes involved in their creation. It addresses the reception and circulation of histories, and the different ways in which imagery and text could be used to create nuanced accounts of the past.
Sherman ND2920 .C54 2018

Studio Joy works
Joy, Rick, 1958- author
New York : Princeton Architectural Press, [2018]
Rick Joy's reputation as one of the country's most gifted designers, whose mining of materials and site create transcendent, even poetic buildings, was established in his first book, 'Desert Works'. This follow-up, 'Studio Joy Works', marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of his firm's founding and continues the careful documentation of the growing body of his important work, including houses in Vermont and California, his first public project, a train station in Princeton, New Jersey, and residences abroad in Mexico and Turks and Caicos. The projects in this book are further contextualized with an essay by Joy and spectacular photographs.
Sherman NA737.J69 A4 2018

Animal-shaped vessels from the ancient world : feasting with gods, heroes, and kings
edited by Susanne Ebbinghaus ; with contributions by A. Cassandra Albinson, Angela Chang, Henry P. Colburn, Michael Dietler, Susanne Ebbinghaus, Katherine Eremin, Janling Fu, Robert B. Koehl, Paul Kosmin, Barbara Kowalzig, Ethan W. Lasser, Judith A. Lerner, François Louis, Patrick McGovern, Mary McWilliams, Thomas S. Michie, Elizabeth Molacek, Melissa Moy, Gregory Nagy, Carol Neuman de Vegvar, Kimberley C. Patton, Joanne Pillsbury, Jeffrey Quilter, and Mark Weeden
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Art Museums, [2018]
Vessels shaped as bulls, lions, birds, donkeys, and other animals were routinely used to pour and drink liquids at feasts throughout the ancient world. Bringing together animal-shaped vessels from Asia, the Mediterranean, the Near and Far East, and the Americas, this fascinating cross-cultural study is the first large-scale consideration of this phenomenon. Experts from around the world reveal how these entertaining, often extremely lifelike vessels functioned not only as feasting paraphernalia but also as ritual implements, symbols of social status, and objects of artistic exchange and experimentation. Taking up questions ranging from the mechanics of drinking from such unwieldy containers to considerations of what the preference for these shapes says about the nature of human-animal relationships, this books uses a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to offer a unique window onto the experiences of the individuals and communities who raised up these magnificent objects in pleasure and in praise.
Sherman NK4895 .A53 2018

Portraiture and critical reflections on being
Altintzoglou, Euripides, 1978- author
New York, NY : Routledge, 2018
Narcissus' legacy : the origins of the Western portrait and the emergence of dualism -- Rembrandt's dilemma : the introduction of Cartesianism in seventeenth-century Dutch portraiture -- Picasso's solution : the crisis of the honorific and the clash of subjectivities -- The turning of a blind (third) eye : the critique of the honorific in radical forms of contemporary portraiture -- Epilogue : vicious circles.

This book analyzes the philosophical origins of dualism in portraiture in Western culture during the Classical period, through to contemporary modes of portraiture. Dualism - the separation of mind from body - plays a central part in portraiture, given that it supplies the fundamental framework for portraiture's determining problem and justification: the visual construction of the subjectivity of the sitter, which is invariably accounted for as ineffable entity or spirit, that the artist magically captures. Every artist that has engaged with portraiture has had to deal with these issues and, therefore, with the question of being and identity.
Sherman N7575 .A48 2018

Eidōlio : henas mikrokosmos apo pēlo
Archaiologiko Mouseio Thessalonikēs ; epimeleia, Polyxenē Adam-Velenē, Ēlektra Zōgraphou, Angelikē Koukouvou, Ourania Pallē, Euangelia Stephanē
Thessalonikē : Archaiologiko Mouseio Thessalonikēs, 2017
Sherman NB153 .E33 2017

Pop América, 1965-1975
edited by Esther Gabara
Durham N.C. : Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, [2018]
Contesting freedom / Esther Gabara -- Pop goes conceptual: visual language in América / Camila Maroja -- Revolutionary currents: pop design between Cuba, Mexico, and California / Jennifer Josten -- Printed matters / Robert Tejada -- Pop writing in América: between art criticism and theory / Natalia de la Rosa -- Defilement, defacement, and disfiguration / Sergio Delgado Moya -- The art of provocation / Rodrigo Alonso -- Robert Indiana's study for Viva Hemisfair / Lyle W. Williams -- Notes on pop art in Mexico / Pilar García.
Sherman N6494.P6 P66 2018

Carol Rama : spazio anche più che tempo = space even more than time
organized by Archivio Carol Rama with the support of Lévy Gorvy and Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi
New York : Lévy Gorvy Gallery ; [2017]
Sherman N6923.R328 A4 2017

The nature of Arp
Craft, Catherine, author
[Dallas, Texas] : Nasher Sculpture Center, [2018]
Sherman NB553.A7 A4 2018

Kazimir Malevich : metamorfozy "Chernogo kvadrata"
Kudryavtseva, Ekaterina, 1973-
Moskva: Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, 2017
This book provides a historical and theoretical framework to the interpretative possibilities generated by Malevich's Black Square. Focusing on the transformations of this work from an easel painting to a Unovis revolutionary icon, and to a signature in Malevich's late paintings, the author argues that from the moment of its conception as the "first" Suprematist painting, the Black Square resisted being read as producing any single meaning. This resulted in the painting's repeated reinterpretation--by the artist himself, by his students, and later by art historians--in an effort to maintain its position of political and aesthetic relevance under shifting historical circumstances. -- Summary supplied by the author.
Sherman N6999.M34 K8317 2017

Le baron d'Erlanger et son palais Ennajma Ezzahra à Sidi Bou Saïd
Luwātī, ʻAlī
Tunis : Simpact éditions, 2006
Sherman Oversize ND553.E755 L89 2006

Victor Lundy : artist architect
Donna Kacmar, editor
Hudson,NY : Princeton Architectural Press, [2019]
Statement of design approach / by Victor Lundy -- Sculpting space / by Donna Kacmar.

If you're looking for something new under the midcentury sun, Victor Lundy (born 1923) is a real find, an important yet underappreciated figure in the history of American architecture. Trained in both the Beaux Arts and Bauhaus traditions, he built an impressive practice ranging from small-scale residential and commercial buildings to expressive religious buildings and two preeminent institutional works: the US Tax Court Building in Washington, DC (now on the National Register of Historic Places), and the US Embassy in Sri Lanka. This first book on Lundy's life and career documents his early work in the Sarasota School of Architecture, his churches, and his government buildings. In addition to essays on his use of light and material, many of the architect's original drawings, paintings, and sketches-including those from his travels throughout Europe, the Middle East, India, and Mexico, now held at the Library of Congress-are reproduced here for the first time.
Sherman NA737.L87 V53 2019

Giambattista Piranesi : matrici incise
a cura di Ginevra Mariani
Milano : Mazzotta, [2010]-
[1] 1743-1753 -- 2. 1756-1757 : Le Antichità Romane, Lettere di giustificazione.
Sherman NE662.P5 A4 2010

Andy Warhol, publisher
Mulroney, Lucy, author
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2018
Blue pussy -- Fuck you -- Three bad books -- Young, rich, intelligent, and willing to spend! -- I'd recognize your voice anywhere -- America.
Sherman N6537.W28 M85 2018

Obsession : Sir William Van Horne's Japanese ceramics
edited by Ron Graham
Montreal ; McGill-Queen's University Press, [2018]
Sherman NK4167 .O27 2018

Painters of the Northwest : Impressionism to Modernism, 1900-1930
Impert, John E., author
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2018]
From its sweeping coastlines to its soaring inland mountains, verdant valleys, and volcanoes standing in splendid isolation, the Pacific Northwest has long inspired artists to capture the unique spirit of its varied landscape. Yet the early years of twentieth-century Pacific Northwest painting remain shrouded in mystery. In this groundbreaking work, John Impert introduces readers to the rich and varied array of artists and works of art that defined the region's artistic transition from a nature-bound impressionism to the arrival of modernism. Focusing on nine artists--Paul Morgan Gustin, C. C. McKim, Clyde Keller, J. Edgar Forkner, Clara Jane Stephens, Dorothy Dolph Jensen, Eustace Paul Ziegler, Mark Tobey, and C. S. Price--art historian John Impert organizes his work around the landscapes, people, and city scenes they painted. He identifies the influence of impressionism, in particular the singular way in which each artist's biography, style, and iconography contribute to a distinctive northwestern sensibility. Painters of the Northwest shows us for the first time how a spectacular natural environment, one that conformed aesthetically to nineteenth-century ideals of romanticism and transcendental reverence, combined with an emphasis on subject over style to create a body of work far more concerned with the natural environment than with the socioeconomic issues that occupied city-bound artists of the day. Establishing a chronology, history, and art historical canon for this little-studied place and time, this book is a long-overdue foundational history of early twentieth-century painting in the Pacific Northwest.--Google Books.
Sherman ND1351.6 .I47 2018

Los tejidos en la España de los Austrias : fragmentos de un diccionario
Herrero García, Miguel, author
Madrid [Spain] : CEEH, Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica, [2014]
Sherman NK8862.A1 H47 2014

Ornament and figure in Graeco-Roman art : rethinking visual ontologies in classical antiquity
edited by Nikolaus Dietrich and Michael Squire
Berlin ; Walter de Gruyter, GmbH, [2018]
To haunt, to startle, and way-lay : Approaching ornament and figure in Graeco-Roman art / Michael Squire -- Figürlicher Schmuck in der griechischen Architektur zwischen Dekor und Repräsentation / Tonio Hölscher -- Ornamental and formulaic patterns : The semantic significance of form in early Greek vase-painting and Homeric epic / Jonas Grethlein -- Ornament und design : Attisch geometrische Figuralgefässee und Gefässee mit plastischem Dekor / Annette Haug -- Armure et ornement dans l'imagerie attique / François Lissarague -- Beneath the handles of Attic vases / Nikolina Kéi -- Order and contingency in Archaic Greek ornament and figure / Nikolaus Dietrich -- Ornament, incipience and narrative : Geometric to Classical / Richard Neer -- Of sponges and stones : Matter and ornament in Roman painting / Verity Platt -- Esteemed ornament : An overlooked value for approaching Roman visual culture / Nicola Barham -- Delectari varietate : Zur Erklärung der repetitiven Darstellung auf dem 'Puteal Tegel' / Arne Reinhardt -- Figure and ornament, death and transformation in the Tomb of the Haterii / Jennifer Trimble -- Ornament, figure and mise en abyme on Roman sarcophagi / Jaś Elsner -- Aus der Perspektive der römischen Bodenmosaiken : Ornamentalisierte Figuren oder figuralisierte Ornamente? / Susanne Muth.

"This edited collection explores the relationship between 'ornament' and 'figure' in Graeco-Roman antiquity. Through a series of specially commissioned chapters, contributors examine a range of ancient materials and texts: combining theoretical discussion and close analytical interpretations, the book interrogates shifting ideas of the image in both antiquity and the ensuing western art critical tradition"--
Sherman N5605 .O76 2018

Eu me ensinei : narrativas da criatividade popular Brasileira = I taught myself : narratives of Brazilian popular creativity
Pontes, Edna Matosinho de. author
São Paulo : Via Impressa, 2017
Apresentação -- Por uma narrativa sobre a arte popular brasileira / Ricardo Gomes Lima -- Eu me ensinei / Edna Matosinho De Pontes -- Amazonas -- Para -- Piaui -- Paraiba -- Pernambuco -- Alagoas -- Sergipe -- Bahia -- Mato Grosso -- Goias -- Minas Gerias -- Rio de Janeiro.
Sherman NK898 .P66 2017

Making dystopia: : the strange rise and survival of architectural barbarism
Curl, James Stevens, 1937- author
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018
James Stevens Curl tells the story of the advent of architectural modernism in the aftermath of the First World War, its protagonists, and its astonishing, almost global acceptance after 1945. He argues forcefully that the triumph of architectural modernism in the second half of the twentieth century led to massive destruction, the creation of alien urban landscapes, and a huge waste of resources. Moreover, the coming of modernism was not an inevitable, seamless evolution, as many have insisted, but a massive, unparalled disruption that demanded a clean slate and the elimination of all ornament, decoration, and choice.
Sherman NA680 .C87 2018

A companion to ancient Near Eastern art
edited by Ann C Gunter
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2019]
This book covers the aesthetic traditions of Mesopotamia, Iran, Anatolia, and the Levant, from Neolithic times to the end of the Achaemenid Persian Empire around 330 BCE. It describes and examines the field from a variety of critical perspectives: across approaches and interpretive frameworks, key explanatory concepts, materials and selected media and formats, and zones of interaction. This important work also addresses both traditional and emerging categories of material, intellectual perspectives, and research priorities. The book covers geography and chronology, context and setting, medium and scale, while acknowledging the diversity of regional and cultural traditions and the uneven survival of evidence.
Sherman N5345 .C725 2019

Artful design : technology in search of the sublime
Wang, Ge, 1977- author,
Stanford, CA : Standford University Press, [2018]
"What we make, makes us. This is the central tenet of Artful Design, a photorealistic comic book that examines the nature, purpose, and meaning of design. A call to action and a meditation on art, authenticity, and social connection in a world disrupted by technological change, this book articulates a fundamental principle for design: that we should design not just from practical needs but from the values that underlie those needs. Artful Design takes readers on a journey through the aesthetic dimensions of technology. Using music as a universal phenomenon that has evolved alongside technology, this book breaks down concrete case studies in computer-mediated toys, tools, games, and instruments, including the best-selling app Ocarina. Every chapter elaborates a set of general design principles and strategies that illuminate the essential relationship between aesthetics and engineering, art and design. Ge Wang implores us to both embrace and confront technology, not purely as a means to an end, but in its potential to enrich life. Technology is never a neutral agent, but through what we do with it - through what we design with it - it provides a mirror to our human endeavors and values. Artful Design delivers an aesthetic manifesto of technology, accessible yet uncompromising."
Sherman NK1520 .W36 2018

Paul Klee : epoca e stile
Dantini, Michele, 1966- author
Roma : Donzelli editore, [2018]
Sherman ND588.K5 D36 2018

Tintoretto : artist of renaissance Venice
Echols, Robert, editor
New Haven ; Yale University Press ; [2018]
Considered one of the three greatest painters of sixteenth-century Venice, along with Titian and Veronese, Tintoretto was a bold innovator. His free, expressive brushwork made his work look unfinished to contemporaries but is now recognized as a key step in the development of oil-on-canvas painting. Even today's audiences are astonished by the superhuman scale, painterly dynamism, and visionary qualities of his work. On the 500th anniversary of Tintoretto's birth, this volume provides a comprehensive overview of his career and achievement, with fifteen essays and reproductions of more than 140 paintings--many newly conserved--as well as a selection of his finest drawings. One special contribution is a focus on the artist's portraiture.--Provided by publisher.
Sherman ND623.T6 A4 2018

Fanfare e silenzi : viaggio nella pittura di Primo Conti
a cura di Susanna Ragionieri
Firenze : Edizioni Polistampa, [2018]
Sherman N6923.C63 A4 2018

Capolavori del Trecento : itinerario storico artistico nell'Appennino
Garibaldi, Vittoria, author
Perugia : Quattroemme [2018]
The exhibition includes about 70 artworks, mainly extraordinary early fourteenth century gold backgrounds and sculptures, from prestigious domestic and international collections at four exhibition venues: in Trevi the Museo di San Francesco, in Spoleto the Museo Diocesano - Basilica di Sant'Eufemia and the Museo Nazionale del Ducato, in Montefalco the San Francesco Museum Complex. The Spazio Arte Valcasana in Scheggino will be featuring an exciting overview on the pattern of churches, parishes, hermitages and abbeys in Umbria, Marche, Abruzzo and Lazio where artists inspired by Giotto worked between the end of the thirteenth and the early fourteenth century, connected by means of organised routes which will allow for the discovery of enchanting locations and works of art. Exhibition: Museo di San Francesco, Trevi, Italy (24.06. - 04.11.2018) / Museo Diocesano, Basilica di Sant'Eufemia e il Museo Nazionale de Ducato, Spoletto, Italy (24.06. - 04.11.2018) / Complesso Museale di San Francesco, Montefalco, Italy (24.06. - 04.11.2018) / Spazio Arte Valcasana, Scheggino, Italy (24.06. - 04.11.2018).
Sherman N6915 .C288 2018

Matteo Bottigliero : la produzione scultorea tra fonti e documenti (1680-1757)
D'Angelo, Manuela, author
Roma : Edizioni Nuova cultura, [2018]
Sherman NB623.B7314 A4 2018

Murillo y las metáforas de la imagen
Navarrete Prieto, Benito, author
Madrid : Cátedra, 2017
Sherman ND813.M9 N38 2017

Bernini scultore : il difficile dialogo con la modernità
Simonato, Lucia, author
Milano : Electa, [2018]
Sherman NB623.B5 S56 2018

Lichtenstein e la Pop Art americana
a cura di Walter Guadagnini, Stefano Roffi
Cinisello Balsamo : Silvana Editoriale, 2018
Sherman N6537.L5 A4 2018

Novecento di carta
a cura di Claudio Salsi
Milano : Electa, [2018]
Sherman NC95 .N68 2018

Francesco e la rivoluzione di Giotto
testi di Engelbert Grau OFM, Raoul Manselli, Serena Romano
Milano : Jaca Book : settembre 2018
Sherman ND623.G6 F73 2018

Angelo Morbelli : il poema della vecchiaia
a cura di Giovanna Ginex
Milano : Skira, [2018]
Sherman ND623.M69 A4 2018

Le arti povere in Italia fra disegno e fotografia : (1963-1980) : dentro un cielo compare un'isola
a cura di Andrea Bruciati
Cinisello Balsamo, Milano : Silvana editoriale, [2018]
Sherman N6918.5.C63 A4 2018

Construire avec le corps humain : les ordres anthropomorphes et leurs avatars dans l'art européen de l'antiquité à la fin du XVIe siècle = Bauen mit dem menschlichen Körper : anthropomorphe Stützen von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart
sous la direction de = herausgegeben von Sabine Frommel, Eckhard Leuschner, Vincent Droguet, Thomas Kirchner ; avec la collaboration de = unter Mitarbeit von Raphaël Tassin, Claudio Castelletti
Roma : Campisano Editore ; [2018]
Sherman NA2540 .C627 2018

Construire avec le corps humain : les ordres anthropomorphes et leurs avatars dans l'art européen de l'antiquité à la fin du XVIe siècle = Bauen mit dem menschlichen Körper : anthropomorphe Stützen von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart
sous la direction de = herausgegeben von Sabine Frommel, Eckhard Leuschner, Vincent Droguet, Thomas Kirchner ; avec la collaboration de = unter Mitarbeit von Raphaël Tassin, Claudio Castelletti
Roma : Campisano Editore ; [2018]
Sherman NA2540 .C627 2018

Ronald Ventura : works 1998-2017
Paparoni, Demetrio, author
Milano : Skira Editore, 2018
Ronald Ventura is a contemporary Filipino artist known for his intermingling of hyper-realism, cartoons and graffiti with both historical and Pop subject matter. His work portrays scenes of chaotic disarray, incorporating traditional Western and Asian mythologies with contemporary cultural symbols like Mickey Mouse. Ventura had his first solo exhibitions in 2000, called All Souls Day, which was held at the Drawing Room in Makati City, Philippines, and Innerscapes, held at the West Gallery Megamall in Mandaluyong City. Since then, Ventura has continued to refine his signature style of multilayered paintings, which utilize a broad range of imagery and tend to focus around the human form. In addition to paintings, Ventura also makes sculptures that explore the same themes and aesthetics as his two-dimensional works.
Sherman N7329.V46 A4 2018

Anonymous : million masks
Tafuro, Anthony, 1989- photographer
Brooklyn, NY : powerHouse Books, 2018
Anonymous: Million Masks' follows the journey of the Million Mask March from 2013-2017, and integrates the history of Guy Fawkes and the infamous mask linked to his name. Through photographs, the impact of the legion is revealed and the physical presence of Anonymous is forever.0Since November 5th of 2013, thousands have gathered in cities around the world to take part in the Million Mask March. The event allows ordinary citizens to share in the efforts of renowned hacktivist group, Anonymous, and keep the legacy of Guy Fawkes alive.0Photographer, Anthony Tafuro?s quest to document rebels and subversive strains of activity in today?s popular culture persists. Now, Tafuro?s fascination with Anonymous, a loosely associated international network of activist and hacktivist entities, has led him to delve deep into the network of ?Internet gatherings? with hundreds of photographs from marches and behind the scenes meetings and other gatherings.
Sherman TR655 .T34 2018

Pittura a Roma, 1534-1621 : da Paolo III Farnese a Paolo v Borghese
a cura di Adriano Cera
Roma : Etgraphiæ, 2018
Questo repertorio intende proporre una attenta selezione del panorama dell'arte a Roma dal 1534 al 1621.0Quattordici Papi influenzarono con fermezza il comportamento artistico di questo tempo promuovendo un clima atto a rafforzare la politica controriformista.0Cinquanta immagini sono dedicate a opere di autori anonimi, ai più significativi monumenti e alle sculture antiche restaurate.0Adriano Cera nasce a Forlì nel 1938 e vive a Roma.0Ha condotto dal 1970 il Dipartimento dei Dipinti e Disegni Antichi oltre al settore dell'arredamento alla Finarte di Milano. Nel '73 la Finarte stessa gli affida la nuova sede romana che reggerà per tre anni. Nel '76 scelse la libera professione con sede a Bologna. Approfittando del vasto tempo libero si dedica all'approfondimento e alla conoscenza della storia dell'arte.
Sherman ND620 .P574 2018

Incontri : nuove esplorazioni nel Divisionismo
Francesco Tedeschi ; catalogo e biografie degli artisti a cura di Marina Scognamiglio
Milano : Electa, [2017]
Sherman ND617.5 .N44 I53 2017

Il giovane Tintoretto
Tintoretto, 1518-1594
Venezia : Marsilio Editori, 2018
"Questo volume si inserisce a pieno titolo nella cornice delle celebrazioni dedicate al cinquecentenario della nascita di Tintoretto e anzi ne costituisce l'ideale preambolo, offrendo l'occasione per una rilettura complessiva del periodo giovanile del grande artista attraverso il confronto tra capolavori provenienti da ogni parte del mondo. In particolare, mostra e catalogo indagheranno il modo in cui Tintoretto acquisì e trasformò i suoi modelli per sviluppare il suo stile innovativo e altamente personale. Questa ricerca mira a delineare l'originalità del percorso iniziale di Tintoretto, non facilmente riconducibile ad alcuna bottega o personalità determinata, e a definire quali apporti furono determinanti per lo sviluppo della sua arte, attraverso dipinti di Tiziano, Pordenone, Bonifacio de' Pitati, Paris Bordon, Francesco Salviati e Giorgio Vasari, stampe e disegni da Raffaello e Michelangelo e di altri seguaci della loro maniera, nonché sculture di Jacopo Sansovino." --Provided by the publisher
Sherman ND623.T6 A4 2018b

Looking at Tintoretto with John Ruskin : a Venetian anthology
compiled and edited with a critical introduction by Emma Sdegno
Venezia : Marsilio Editori® s.p.a., 2018
For Ruskin, some dates represented turning points in his personal and working life: 23rd September 1845 is one such date. In letters written from Venice to his father that autumn he writes of being overwhelmed by the power of Tintoretto, and of feeling called to safeguard his paintings together with the fate of the city itself. Ruskin's discovery of Tintoretto's work plays a central role in his aesthetics, and was to inspire some of his best writing. Through 'Modern Painters and The Stones of Venice', works that were to be deeply influential throughout mid 19th-century Europe, Ruskin contributed to the establishment of Tintoretto's international fame and his insights still inform our ways of looking at his painting. The collection of writings published here appears for the first time in a well-organised and easily consultable form, a form that Ruskin himself had planned for English visitors. It takes us to paintings in churches throughout the city, though it is the Church and Scuola di San Rocco which stand out as having been the focus of extended and concentrated attention on Ruskin?s part. Neglected by Ruskin scholars, his "Venetian Index", in particular, meticulously records the state of conservation of Tintoretto's canvases at a time of neglect and conflict, while surveying the artist's oeuvre as a whole and minutely examining individual paintings.0Quintessentially Ruskinian in its investigation of the language of sacred iconography and the origins of landscape painting, this guide to Tintoretto's painting generates interpretations which art historians will find stimulating, but will also prove illuminating for non-expert readers wishing to explore a great painter through the sensibility of the critic who first introduced him to the English.
Sherman ND623.T59 L66 2018

Van Dyck e i suoi amici : fiamminghi a Genova 1600-1640
a cura di Anna Orlando ; saggi di Agnese Marengo, Anna Orlando, Roberto Santamaria
Genova : Sagep, [2018]
Sherman ND673.D9 A4 2018

Laruelle and non-photography
Fardy, Jonathan, author
Cham : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018]
This book provides a critical introduction to François Laruelle's writings on photography, with a particular focus on his two most important books on photography: 'The Concept of Non-Photography' and 'Photo-Fiction, a Non-Standard Aesthetics'. By unpacking and contextualising these works, this study provides a useful starting point for students and scholars who want to better understand Laruelle's larger project, which he calls "non-philosophy", or more recently, "non-standard philosophy". With clear and concise explanations of the basics of non-philosophy, 'Laruelle and Non-Photography' demonstrates how Laruelle's thought challenges standard, philosophical approaches to photography, and culminates in a novel theory of "non-photography."
Sherman TR183 .F37 2018

Akroter und Architektur : figüriche Skulptur auf Dächern griechischer Bauten vom 6. bis zum 4. Hahrhundert v. Chr
Reinhardt, Corinna, 1986- author
Boston : De Gruyter, 2018
"Die Ausstattung repräsentativer Tempel- und Schatzhausarchitektur mit Bauskulpturen ist ein Phänomen, das vom 6. bis zum 4. Jahrhundert v. Chr. in Griechenland vielfältig anzutreffen ist. Die Akrotere auf dem Dach waren durch ihre Position besonders auffällig im Erscheinungsbild eines Gebäudes und nahmen damit entscheidenden Einfluss auf seine Wahrnehmung im Kontext des Heiligtums. Die vorliegende Arbeit untersucht die ästhetische und bildliche Konzeption von figürlichen Akroterbildern sowie ihre Wirkung in engem Zusammenhang zu ihrem architektonischen und historischen Kontext. Im Mittelpunkt steht demnach die Frage danach, was diese Bilder für das Gebäude und seine Auftraggeber leisteten. Gleichzeitig werden als Grundlage für diese Fragen auch die Dächer in den Blick genommen, die etwa Auskunft darüber geben, wie Akrotere befestigt und wie sie genau positioniert wurden. Die verschiedenen Konzepte der Akroterbilder und die Umstände ihrer Verwendung geben Einblick in die Potenziale eines Bildfeldes in der griechischen Architektur, das einerseits für die ästhetische Gestaltung und Charakterisierung des Gebäudes, andererseits auch für die Repräsentation der Auftraggeber einen entscheidenden Beitrag leistete"--
Sherman NA2920 .R45 2018

Diagnosi del moderno : scritti scelti 1934-1985
Galvano, Albino, author
Torino : Nino Aragno editore, [2018]
Sherman N6350 .G34 2018

Federico Uribe : watch the parade
Bartholomew F. Bland, edited by
[New York] : Adelson Galleries ; 2017
"The volume explores questions of where Uribe draws his artistic inspiration; the meaning and metaphor behind his selection of materials; and, his views of love, sex, and death. His artwork resists classification. This first comprehensive survey of Uribe's work chronicles his brilliant use of the unexpected (shoes, screws, colored pencils, hangers) he magically turns into birds of the air, creatures of the jungle, and humans, hurt or happy. The book will trace nearly 30 years of his work, from earliest oil paintings, through his significant 1990s embrace of everyday 3-dimenstional objects, to his evolution toward a more pictorial style. Federico Uribe (born in Colombia in 1962) studied art at the University of Los Andes in Bogota and in 1988 moved to New York bringing his global vision that encapsulates his years of work in Cuba, Colombia, Mexico, Russia, and England."--
Sherman N6679.U75 A4 2017

Immagini medievali di culto dopo il Medioevo
a cura di Vinni Lucherini
Roma : Viella, 2018
In che modo l'età moderna e contemporanea hanno guardato alle immagini medievali di culto? Come le hanno percepite? Sotto quali istanze le hanno conservate e ri-contestualizzate? E, invece, in che modo un'immagine che non era stata oggetto di culto diventa, alla fine del Medioevo o dopo il Medioevo, vettore di miracoli e fulcro di una nuova devozione? Il libro porta un contributo significativo a un tema ancora relativamente poco studiato, presentando esempi di più geografie europee, attraverso i quali si pone l'accento sulla dialettica tra ri-appropriazione e cancellazione del senso e delle funzioni originarie delle immagini, con uno sguardo particolare verso le componenti sociali implicate nei diversificati processi di modificazione connessi agli oggetti figurativi medievali.
Sherman N7952.A1 I46 2018

Sergeĭ Mikhaĭlovich Romanovich : ot avangarda k mifotvorchestvu
Moskva : Galart, 2006
Sherman ND699.R6717 S47 2006

Post Zang Tumb Tuum : art life politics : Italia, 1918-1943
exhibition curated by Germano Celant ; book editor, Germano Celant
Milan : Fondazione Prada, [2018]
The exhibition explores the world of art and culture in Italy in the interwar years. Based on documentary and photographic evidence of the time, it reconstructs the spatial, temporal, social and political contexts in which the works of art were created and exhibited, and the way in which they were interpreted and received by the public of the time.the investigation was carried out in partnership with archives, foundations, museums, libraries and private collections and has resulted in the selection of more than 600 paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs, posters, pieces of furniture, and architectural plans and models created by over 100 authors. In "Post Zang Tumb Tuuum. Art Life Politics: Italia 1918?1943", these objects are displayed with period images, original publications, letters, magazines, press clippings, and private photographs - for a total of 800 documents - in order to question, as explained by Germano Celant, "the idealism in exhibitions, where works of art, either in museums or other institutions, are displayed in an anonymous, monochromatic environment, generally on a white surface, to connect them to period photographic testimony and reinsert them in their original historical communication space". Exhibition: Fondazione Prada, Milano, Italy (18.02.-25.06.2018).
Sherman N6918 .P67 2018

Velázquez : su mundo y el nuestro : estudios dispersos
Portús Pérez, Javier, author
[Madrid] : Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica, [2018]
Se aborda en este libro el estudio de la vida, la obra y la significación de Velázquez a través de una amplia variedad de temas y perspectivas, desde la etapa inicial de su carrera y los problemas atributivos que plantean dos cuadros que se relacionan con él hasta la recepción de su pintura: artistas, críticos, historiadores, literatos, museólogos o el público anónimo desfilan por sus páginas para explicar el lugar que ocupa el sevillano en el imaginario de la cultura occidental.0Velázquez dedicó la mayor parte de sus esfuerzos a su faceta de retratista cortesano, analizada aquí desde el punto de vista de las fórmulas de representación que fue adoptando, fruto siempre de un compromiso entre los retos estéticos, la cultura ceremonial de la época, los ideales políticos, la tradición y las expectativas que generaba la representación del rey y su entorno.0Entre retrato y retrato, el sevillano se acercó a la 'pintura de historia', campo en el que hizo gala de extraordinaria originalidad a través de narraciones complejas construidas con una técnica distinta y original. Fue ahí donde expresó de manera más explícita su postura ante la tradición pictórica y el papel que deseaba desempeñar dentro de ella.0A través de los catorce textos que componen este volumen, el autor plantea una de las reflexiones recientes más certeras sobre la figura de Velázquez y el significado de su obra.
Sherman ND813.V4 P67 2018

Il Teatro di Sabbioneta : la fabbrica come documento : studi e analisi sul Teatro Ducale di Vespasiano Gonzaga
Andrea Adami, Enrico Brunelli, Luigi Fregonese, Laura Taffurelli, Carlo Togliani
Mantova (MN) : Universitas studiorum, 2018
Sherman NA6840.I8 S238 2018

La parola alle cose : sentieri e scritture della natura morta (1922-1972)
Causa, Stefano, author
Napoli : Arte'm, [2018]
Sherman ND1393.I8 C38 2018

Arte e politica in Italia : tra fascismo e Repubblica
Dantini, Michele, 1966- author
Roma : Donzelli editore, [2018]
Sherman N72.P6 D36 2018

Public space : Henri Lefebvre and beyond
D'Ascoli, Angela, author
Milan : Mimesis International, [2018]
Public spaces have long been the object of countless studies. Yet, most of these have focused almost exclusively on the metropolitan setting, while neglecting the nature and function of public spaces in rural areas. This volume addresses precisely this gap, drawing from Henri Lefebvre's theories in order to propose an alternative vision of public spaces -- one which is centered on the local rhythms of rural areas and on their peculiar complexities. Rural public spaces can present all features of a Lefebvrian abstract space, in a way that is akin to that of cities. However, at the same time, their specific 'otherness' allows them to offer communal and organic responses to the pressure of global challenges, in a way that is largely precluded to cities.
Sherman NA2500 .D345 2018

Restos de arquitectura y de crítica de la cultura
Quetglas, Josep, author
Barcelona : Arcàdia : [2017]
Sherman NA27 .Q4682 2017

Mario Sironi : dal Futurismo al Classicismo 1913-1924
Sironi, Mario, 1885-1961, artist
Cinisello Balsamo, Milano : Silvana editoriale, [2018]
Sherman N6923.S53 A4 2018

Dokoupil, J. G. 1954- artist
Milano : Skira, 2018
Jirí Dokoupil was born in Krnov, former Czechoslovakia, in 1954. After the invasion of the Soviet army in Prague in 1968, he fled with his family to Germany. Dokoupil was founding-member of the German artist groups Mülheimer Freiheit and Junge Wilde, which arose in the late 1970s and early 1980s; they sought to explore a contemporary expression for their art by using a neo-expressive, figurative style of intensely colourful painting with traditional subjects and by overriding the intellectual, reduced formal language of minimal and conceptual art. Dokoupil developed a less wild, rather unusual method of working and soon found his own radical subjective way with individual considerations. The book presents a selection of over 200 works divided into three sections: Behold, I have become a painter! (1980-1989); A new beginning, but how? (1989-2000) and Suddenly becoming academic (2000-2017).
Sherman ND588.D638 A4 2018

Steven Claydon
edited by Andrea Bellini ; texts by Mark Beasly ... et al.
Milano : Mousse Publishing, 2017
Steven Claydon, exhibitions 2016-2011 -- Steven Claydon in conversation with Andrea Bellini and James Cahill -- Weird scenes inside the goldmine : on looking at some recent art of Steven Claydon / Michael Bracewell -- Curious assembly / Mark Beasley -- Steven Claydon chronology: 1996-2016 -- Equivalents / Michelle Cotton -- I aint the noing uv it I'm jus onle the showing uv it / Martin Clark.

This book, the first major monograph on British artist Steven Claydon, published on the occasion of his 2015 exhibition at Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève, brings together visual documentation, texts addressing the artist's multifarious practice over recent years, and a comprehensive chronology spanning his twenty-year career. Claydon's work is rich and complex. As the reader will witness through the pages, his visual lexicon embraces a wide range of references, from contemporary design to technology, from architecture to archaeology, from art history to science fiction, from popular culture to medieval music. Synesthetic connections and associations represent the very essence of the way Claydon works and thinks. This book is conceived both as a tool for better understanding his dynamic and pluralistic practice, and his important role as a precursor to the practices of today's young artists.
Sherman N6797.C545 A4 2017

Il Quattrocento a Fermo : tradizione e avanguardie da Nicola di Ulisse da Siena a Carlo Crivelli
a cura di Alessandro Marchi e Giulia Spina
Cinisello Balsamo, Milano : Silvana editoriale, [2018]
Sherman N6921.F38 Q37 2018

Permanecer mudo o mentir : Darío Corbeira
Corbeira, Darío, author
Madrid : Brumaria, abril 2017
Sherman N7113.C667 A35 2017

Book arts 2017 : The Word & Image Gallery, Bright Hill Press & Literary Center of the Catskills : 25th Anniversary Americas Book Arts Exhibit
juried, with commentary by Alexander Campos and Bertha Rogers ; edited by Bertha Rogers
Treadwell, New York : Bright Hill Press, 2017
Sherman N7433.35.U6 B75 2017

Courbet e la natura
Courbet, Gustave, 1819-1877, artist
Ferrara : Fondazione Ferrara arte, [2018]
Provocatore, padre del realismo e uomo dalla personalità complessa, Courbet fu anche un eccellente paesaggista, che considerava la natura la sua principale fonte di ispirazione: non a caso due terzi della sua produzione sono costituiti da panorami, vedute, scorci, orizzonti, lande campestri, in cui il protagonista è l'elemento naturale.0Per la prima volta dopo circa cinquant'anni dall'ultima rassegna a lui dedicata, Gustave Courbet torna in Italia. Palazzo dei Diamanti gli rende omaggio con un'importante retrospettiva che racconterà la carriera del grande maestro francese approfondendo, in particolare, la sua ampia produzione di paesaggi e il suo singolare rapporto con la natura.0L'esposizione presenterà circa cinquanta tele provenienti dai più importanti musei internazionali e condurrà il visitatore in un percorso emozionante: dalle vedute della natia Franca Contea dipinte in gioventù, alle spettacolari marine spesso scosse dalla tempesta, dalle misteriose grotte da cui scaturiscono sorgenti alle cavità carsiche che si spalancano nei torrenti, dai sensuali nudi immersi in una rigogliosa vegetazione alle suggestive scene di caccia, fino ai potenti capolavori realisti della maturità.00Exhibition: Palazzo dei Diamanti, Ferrara, Italy (22.09.2018-07.01.2019).
Sherman ND553.C9 A4 2018

Zin Taylor : lavender glass
Taylor, Zin, 1978-
Lethbridge, Alberta : Southern Alberta Art Gallery, 2018
Sherman N6549.T395 A4 2018

Artemisia e i pittori del conte : la collezione di Giangirolamo II Acquaviva d'Aragona
a cura di Viviana Farina
Cava de' Tirreni (SA) - Italy : Area Blu edizioni, [2018]
Sherman ND616 .A78 2018

Capolavori del Trecento : il cantiere di Giotto, Spoleto e l'Appennino
a cura di Vittoria Garibaldi, Alessandro Delpriori
Perugia : Quattroemme, [2018]
The exhibition "Capolavori del Trecento. Il cantiere di Giotto, Spoleto e l'Appennino" includes about 70 artworks, mainly early fourteenth century gold backgrounds and sculptures, from prestigious domestic and international collections at four exhibition venues: in Trevi the Museo di San Francesco, in Spoleto the Museo Diocesano - Basilica di Sant'Eufemia and the Museo Nazionale del Ducato, in Montefalco the San Francesco Museum Complex. The Spazio Arte Valcasana in Scheggino will be featuring an exciting overview on the pattern of churches, parishes, hermitages and abbeys in Umbria, Marche, Abruzzo and Lazio where artists inspired by Giotto worked between the end of the thirteenth and the early fourteenth century, connected by means of organised routes which will allow for the discovery of enchanting locations and works of art. 00Exhibition: Museo di San Francesco, Trevi, Italy (24.06. - 04.11.2018) / Museo Diocesano, Basilica di Sant'Eufemia e il Museo Nazionale de Ducato, Spoleto, Italy (24.06. - 04.11.2018) / Complesso Museale di San Francesco, Montefalco, Italy (24.06. - 04.11.2018) / Spazio Arte Valcasana, Scheggino, Italy (24.06. - 04.11.2018).
Sherman N6915 .C287 2018

Inspirantes inspiratrices = Inspiring muses
sous la direction de Véronique Serrano ; avec les contributions de Gilles Genty et Jean-Louis Schefer
Cinisello Balsamo, Milano : Silvana editoriale ; [2018]
Sherman N7629.2.F8 L43 2018

The journal of a skateboarder
Sweertvaegher, Thomas, author,
London ; Thames & Hudson, 2018
At the age of twenty-nine, photographer Thomas Sweertvaegher spends most of his life on the road with friends, indulging his dual passions of photography and skating. Years of travelling the world together--always on the move and often carrying nothing more than a skateboard--have yielded the poignant photographs collected in this volume, where the skateboard remains a constant symbol of freedom, an extension of their identities, and the mark of their strong friendship. Rolling on the margins of society, exploring the limits of life and his own young adulthood, Sweertvaegher captures whatever is happening around him during his travels. His shots take the reader on a journey, showing the highs and lows, bruises, and stitches of skating and street life, and ultimately celebrating the beauty such a life can bring. While it captures Sweertvaegher's odyssey from a highly personal perspective, The Journal of a Skateboarder is at the same time a visual documentary of the skating world, and features key figures such as Axel Cruysberghs, Arto Saari, Dylan Rieder, and Rodney Mullen.
Sherman TR655 .S94 2018

Cultura di popolo : l'iconografia politica a Pisa nel XIV secolo
Iannella, Cecilia, author
Pisa : Edizioni ETS, [2018]
Sherman N6921.P6 I26 2018

Concha Jerez : interferencias
comisaria, Alicia Murría
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria : Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, [2017]
El Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno presenta la exposición retrospectiva Concha Jerez. Interferencias, dedicada a una de las artistas más destacadas del arte contemporáneo y pionera del arte conceptual en España.0Comisariada por Alicia Murría, la exhibición reúne una selección de las instalaciones más significativas que recorren su extensa producción, de cuatro décadas de trayectoria, a las que se unen obras objetuales, producciones videográficas y fotografías. 0Junto a sus piezas célebres, la muestra incorpora otras obras ideadas expresamente para el CAAM, centradas en la memoria histórica de las Islas Canarias y preocupaciones sociales acuciantes, como la inmigración. 00Exhibition: CAAM Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas, Spain (05.10.2017-07.01.2018).
Sherman N7113.J38 A4 2017

Rosanna Chiessi : Pari&Dispari
Chiessi, Rosanna, 1934-
[Ravenna] : Danilo Montanari editore, [2018]
Sherman N6918 .C48 2018

Anton Maria Vassallo : un dipinto per la Galleria nazionale della Liguria
a cura di Gianluca Zanelli ; testi di Sara Garaventa, Anna Orlando, Gianluca Zanelli
Genova : Sagep editori, [2018]
Sherman ND623.V247 A4 2018

L'eredità di Caravaggio : nuove ipotesi sull'arrivo a Roma
Di Tomasi, Renato, author
Acireale : Bonanno editore, [2018]
Sherman ND623.C26 D52 2018

Anni Settanta : la Biennale di Venezia
Portinari, Stefania, author
Venezia : Marsilio, 2018
Sherman N6488.I8 V465 2018

Fuori servizio : note per la manutenzione di Marcel Duchamp
Cecchetti, Maurizio, author
Milano : Medusa, [2018]
Sherman ND553.D774 C43 2018

The lives of the surrealists
Morris, Desmond, author
London ; Thames & Hudson, [2018]
Eileen Agar -- Jean (Hans) Arp -- Francis Bacon -- Hans Bellmer -- Victor Brauner -- André Breton -- Alexander Calder -- Leonora Carrington -- Giorgio de Chirico -- Salvador Dalí -- Paul Delvaux -- Marcel Duchamp -- Max Ernst -- Leonor Fini -- Wilhelm Freddie -- Alberto Giacometti -- Arshile Gorky -- Wifredo Lam -- Conroy Maddox -- René Magritte -- André Masson -- Roberto Matta -- E.L.T. Mesens -- Joan Miró -- Henry Moore -- Meret Oppenheim -- Wolfgang Paalen -- Roland Penrose -- Pablo Picasso -- Man Ray -- Yves Tanguy -- Dorothea Tanning.

"Surrealism did not begin as an art movement but as a philosophical strategy, a way of life, and a rebellion against the establishment that gave rise to the First World War. In Lives of the Surrealists, Desmond Morris concentrates on the artists as people--as remarkable individuals. What were their personalities, their predilections, their character strengths and flaws? Focusing on the thirty-five artists most closely associated with the surrealist movement, Morris lends context to their life histories with narratives of their idiosyncrasies and their often complex love lives, alongside photos of the artists and their work"--
Sherman N6494.S8 M67 2018

Dear Shirley
Schuman, Hinda, photographer
[Hillsborough, North Carolina] : Daylight, [2018]
Preface / Magdalena Solé -- Dear Shirley--a view from England / Sunil Gupta.

"Dear Shirley is a first-person saga of love and loss captured over more than four decades. The photographs and text contained in this diaristic account take an unflinching look at the dissolution of two marriages: Schuman's marriage of 10 years to Jeremy, and of 27 years to Susan."--Publisher's website, viewed May 17, 2018.
Sherman TR650 .S386 2018

Tomb and temple : re-imagining the sacred buildings of Jerusalem
edited by Robin Griffith-Jones and Eric Fernie
Woodbridge, UK : Boydell Press ; 2018
Public, private and political devotion : re-presenting the sepulchre / Robin Griffith-Jones -- The building of the Holy Sepulchre / Robin Griffith-Jones -- The crusader church of the Holy Sepulchre / Denys Pringle -- The crusader church of the Holy Sepulchre : design, depiction and the pilgrim church of Compostela / Jaroslav Folda -- Medieval Muslim veneration of the Dome of the Rock / Robert Hillenbrand -- The temple as symbol, the temple as metaphor : contrasting eastern and western reimaginings / Robert Ousterhout -- Spiral columns and the temple of Solomon / Eric Fernie -- Raphael's 'marriage of the virgin' and the temple at Jerusalem in the Italian Renaissance imagination / David Ekserdjian -- 'I have defeated you, Solomon' / Robin Griffith-Jones -- Saint James the Just : sacral topography in Jerusalem and Constantinople / Cecily Hennessy -- Jerusalems in the Caucasus? / Antony Eastmond -- Holy Russia and the 'Jerusalem idea' / Robin Milner-Gulland -- Jerusalem and the Ethiopian church : the evidence of Roha (Lalibela) / David W. Phillipson -- The origins and meanings of the Ethiopian circular church : fresh explorations / Emmanuel Fritsch -- Arculf's circles, Aachen's octagon, Germigny's cube : three riddles from northern Europe / Robin Griffith-Jones -- Representations of the Holy Sepulchre / Eric Fernie -- The military orders and the idea of the Holy Sepulchre / Alan Borg -- The English round church movement table and notes : English round churches / Catherine E. Hundley -- The use and meaning of the twelfth- and thirteenth-century round churches of England / Michael Gervers -- Jerusalem in London : the new temple church appendix : the indulgences of Cotton Nero E.VI / Nicole Hamonic -- Commemorating the rotunda in the round : the medieval Latin liturgy of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem and its performance in the West / Sebastian Salvadó -- The temple church in the crusades / Robin Griffith-Jones -- Appendix: The knights' effigies : newly discovered drawings by John Guillim, c. 1610 / Robin Griffith-Jones and Philip J. Lankester -- Epilogue / Robin Griffith-Jones.

Jerusalem - earthly and heavenly, past, present and future - has always informed the Christian imagination: it is the intersection of the divine and human worlds, of time and eternity. Since the fourth century, it has been the site of the round Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built over the empty tomb acknowledged by Constantine as the tomb of Christ. Nearly four hundred years later, the Sepulchre's rotunda was rivalled by the octagon of the Dome of the Rock. The city itself and these two glorious buildings within it remain, to this day, the focus of pilgrimage and of intense devotion. Jerusalem and its numinous buildings have been distinctively re-imagined and re-presented in the design, topography, decoration and dedications of some very striking and beautiful churches and cities in Western Europe, Russia, the Caucasus and Ethiopia. Some are famous, others are in the West almost unknown. The essays In this richly illustrated book combine to do justice to these evocative buildings' architecture, roles and history.
Sherman NA5978.J4 T65 2018

Play architecture
I. Laitinen and others
[Helsinki] : Rakennustieto, ©1990
Sherman NA680 .P63 1990

Between worlds : the art of Bill Traylor
Umberger, Leslie, author
Washington, DC : Smithsonian American Art Museum ; [2018]
Lenders to the exhibition -- Director's foreword -- Preface -- Notes to the reader -- The beatitudes of Bill Traylor / Kerry James Marshall -- Prologue. The life of Bill Traylor : Nineteenth-century Alabama and the world of Bill Traylor's parents -- Bill Traylor's adult life and family, 1880-1949. The art of Bill Traylor : Early work, ca.1939-1940: plates 4-70 -- Florescence, ca.1940-1942: plates 71-197 -- Art in the final years, 1942-1949 -- Afterlife: the posthumous success of Bill Traylor's art: plates 198-204. Timeline and family trees -- List of plates -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Image credits -- Index.

"Bill Traylor (ca. 1853-1949) is regarded today as one of the most important American artists of the twentieth century. A black man born into slavery in Alabama, he was an eyewitness to history--the Civil War, Emancipation, Reconstruction, Jim Crow segregation, the Great Migration, and the steady rise of African American urban culture in the South. Traylor would not live to see the civil rights movement, but he was among those who laid its foundation. Starting around 1939, Traylor--by then in his late eighties and living on the streets of Montgomery--took up pencil and paintbrush to attest to his existence and point of view. In keeping with this radical step, the paintings and drawings he made are visually striking and politically assertive; they include simple yet powerful distillations of tales and memories as well as spare, vibrantly colored abstractions. When Traylor died, he left behind more than one thousand works of art. In Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor, Leslie Umberger considers more than two hundred artworks to provide the most comprehensive and in-depth study of the artist to date; she examines his life, art, and powerful drive to bear witness through the only means he had, pictures. The author draws on a wealth of historical documents--including federal and state census records, birth and death certificates, slave schedules, and interviews with family members-- to clarify the record of Traylor's personal history and family life. The story of his art opens in the late 1930s, when Traylor first received attention for his pencil drawings on found board, and concludes with the posthumous success of his oeuvre"--
Sherman NC139.T69 A4 2018

Coypel's Don Quixote tapestries : illustrating a Spanish novel in eighteenth-century France
Vignon, Charlotte, author
New York : The Frick Collection, [2015]
"The Frick Collection's holdings are graced with two rare Flemish tapestries depicting scenes from the story of Don Quixote ... Made around 1730-40 in the Brussels workshop of Peter van den Hecke, these tapestries were inspired by engravings made after twenty-eight cartoons by Charles Coypel, first painter to Louis XV, that were originally woven at the renowned Gobelins Tapestry Manufactory ... Although Flemish in origin, the Frick tapestries are recorded as being in the French royal collection from 1749 to at least 1775 ..."--Acknowledgments, p. 12.
Sherman N6853.C782 A4 2015

A handful of dust
Nalbandian, Nish, photographer
[Hillsborough, North Carolina] : Daylight Books, [2018]
"A Handful of Dust is an essential collection of reportage for those following the conflict in Syria and its impact on the rest of the world."--Publisher's website, viewed May 15, 2018.
Sherman TR681.R48 N35 2018

Double take : the world's most iconic photographs meticulously re-created in miniature
Cortis, Jojakim, photographer
New York : Thames & Hudson Thames & Hudson Inc., 2018. 2018
'Double Take' presents forty astonishingly accurate reconstructions of iconic photographs--ranging from the earliest known to the world's most expensive. These images have been painstakingly re-created in miniature by two photographers, Jojakim Cortis and Adrian Sonderegger. Inspired by the record auction price of $4.3 million set by Andreas Gursky's Rhein II in 2011, the duo set themselves a challenge: could they reconstruct that image in their Zürich studio? The photograph they created from a miniature diorama of Rhein II was a success and became a starting point for a larger personal project: a series of photographs of these miniature re-creations the team made themselves, imitating iconic photographs that captured pivotal historical events.
Sherman TR655 .C667 2018

World architecture : a cross-cultural history
Ingersoll, Richard, author
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
A chronological and geographic introduction to the world's greatest architecture.
Sherman NA200 .I54 2019

Japan in early photographs : the Aimé Humbert Collection at the Museum of Ethnography, Neuchâtel
Greogoire Mayor / Akiyoshi Tani (eds.) ; foreword by Marc-Olivier Gonseth
Neuchatel : MEN, Musee d'ethnographie de Neuchatel ; [2018]
Foreword / Marc-Olivier Gonseth -- Lost in representation?: photographs in the Humbert Collection, a new awareness of Japan / Grégoire Mayor and Akiyoshi Tani -- Note to the reader -- "The most sophisticated process in Western art": the role of photography in Aimé Humbert's mission / Grégoire Mayor -- An investigation into the Aimé Humbert collection using photo-historical research / Akiyoshi Tani -- Spring and summer 1863 -- "He took with him an excellent photographer, Beato, from whom I would have the entire collection" -- Discovering a closed world -- The raise of the touristic gaze: the excursion to Kamakura -- The views of Yokohama -- Hidden meanings in the Humbert Collection of Edo photography / Akiyoshi Tani -- Seven reproductions in the collection -- The long quest for documentation -- Pictures by Felice Beato -- Wirgman's reproductions by Beato -- Pictures by Shimooka Renjō -- Images with uncertain paternity -- An enigma: the Amélie Colomb annotated pictures -- Some uses of photography as a source for the engravings in "Le Tour du monde" and "Le Japan illustré" -- Appendix A: The contents of a letter by Aimé Humbert compared with the album of Dirk de Graeff van Polsbroek -- Comparison charts with other albums -- Appendix B: Author's biographies -- Appendix C: Missing photographs according to Humbert's list of parcels from October 1863 -- Appendix D: Bibliography

"Photographs taken in Japan between the late Edo and early Meiji periods that found their way overseas played a major role in forming Westerners' image of Japan. Among these collections, the pictures gathered by the Swiss diplomat Aimé Humbert (1819-1900) in the 1860s were crucial in building lasting representations of the island nation: many of these, mainly collected in 1863/64 during a sojourn in Yokohama and Edo, were used as sources for the well-known and largely distributed engravings of his famous book Le Japon illustré, published in Paris in 1870. Belonging to the collection of the MEN, these beautiful and well-preserved photographs are published here for the first time. Presented by Japanese and Swiss scholars before the narrative backdrop of their acquisition and application by foreigners, they offer a striking view on a lost world."-- Publisher's website.
Sherman TR105 .J38 2018

Josef Albers : interaction
edited by Heinz Liesbrock in collaboration with Ulrike Growe ; on behalf of Kulturstiftung Ruhr, Villa Hügel ; with contributions by Anni Albers and nine others
New Haven, Connecticut : Yale University Press, [2018]
"Features all aspects of the artist's long career: paintings, prints, furniture, household objects, works in glass, photographs, and pre-Columbian sculptures"--
Sherman N6888.A5 A4 2018

Modernists & mavericks : Bacon, Freud, Hockney & the London painters
Gayford, Martin, 1952- author
London ; Thames & Hudson, 2018
The development of painting in London from the Second World War to the 1970s has never before been told before as a single narrative. R. B. Kitaj's proposal, made in 1976, that there was a 'substantial School of London' was essentially correct but it caused confusion because it implied that there was a movement or stylistic group at work, when in reality no one style could cover the likes of Francis Bacon and also Bridget Riley.
Sherman ND470 .G39 2018

Traditional Indian jewellery
Gelder, Bernadette van, author
Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK : ACC Art Books, [2018]
[Volume 1]. Beautiful people -- [Volume 2]. The golden smile of India.

"Balances gorgeous photographs against technical insight into the jewelry making process. Explores enamelling, a niche topic within the broad subject of Indian jewelry. Jewellry plays an important part in the everyday lives, important moments, festivals and religious aspects of Indian culture. It is not only girls and women who wear jewelry, but also boys, men, temple statues and even animals. The book excels in its detailed descriptions, which accompany the sumptuous array of images. We discover why enamel is used in the north of India, the origin and significance of gold, the significance of setting gems in a certain order, and jewellery's spiritual importance. The book covers in detail the meaning of the use of flowers and birds in Hindu influenced jewelry, looking through the eyes of 17th century European travellers who visited the rich Mogul courts. This publication is the result of 35 years of research - traveling, studying, and talking to many people across the entire subcontinent of India, as well as having had unprecedented access to goldsmiths and enamellers; being shown techniques known only to one family, which have been transferred from generation to generation; and being granted access to beautiful and never before seen Royal collections"--Publisher's description.
Sherman NK7376.A1 G45 2018

Traditional Indian jewellery
Gelder, Bernadette van, author
Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK : ACC Art Books, [2018]
[Volume 1]. Beautiful people -- [Volume 2]. The golden smile of India.

"Balances gorgeous photographs against technical insight into the jewelry making process. Explores enamelling, a niche topic within the broad subject of Indian jewelry. Jewellry plays an important part in the everyday lives, important moments, festivals and religious aspects of Indian culture. It is not only girls and women who wear jewelry, but also boys, men, temple statues and even animals. The book excels in its detailed descriptions, which accompany the sumptuous array of images. We discover why enamel is used in the north of India, the origin and significance of gold, the significance of setting gems in a certain order, and jewellery's spiritual importance. The book covers in detail the meaning of the use of flowers and birds in Hindu influenced jewelry, looking through the eyes of 17th century European travellers who visited the rich Mogul courts. This publication is the result of 35 years of research - traveling, studying, and talking to many people across the entire subcontinent of India, as well as having had unprecedented access to goldsmiths and enamellers; being shown techniques known only to one family, which have been transferred from generation to generation; and being granted access to beautiful and never before seen Royal collections"--Publisher's description.
Sherman NK7376.A1 G45 2018

The creative path : a view from the studio on the making of art
Schlam, Carolyn Dobkin, 1947- author
New York : Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., [2018]
Chapter 1: Introduction -- Chapter 2: Inspiration -- Chapter 3: Your Instrument -- Chapter 4: Intention -- Chapter 5: Ways and Means -- Chapter 6: Truth and Beauty -- Chapter 7: Commitment -- Chapter 8: Observer/Critic -- Chapter 9: An Artist's Life -- Chapter 10: Voices -- Chapter 11: The Big Picture.

In this welcoming work on the creative process, Carolyn Schlam encourages readers to embark upon their own journey of discovery, identity, and wonder through art. The author started her artistic career under the tutelage of master teacher Norman Raeben in the Carnegie Hall Studios in New York City. In The Creative Path, she shares her experiences and insights gained from this period. Schlam's warm and inviting tone speaks directly to her readers, encouraging them to energize their practice and offering the tools to do so. A celebration of creativity, this inspirational book examines why we make art. Though it makes primary reference to visual art, The Creative Path will resonate with all creative practitioners, whatever their chosen discipline--back cover.
Sherman N71 .S356 2018

Art as jewellery : from Calder to Kapoor
Guinness, Louisa, author
Woodbridge, Suffolk : ACC Art Books, [2018]
Art as Jewellery is a visually stunning introduction to jewelry made by the titans of twentieth and twenty-first century art. From Salvador Dalí, Man Ray, Alexander Calder and Pablo Picasso, through to Anish Kapoor, Damien Hirst and Grayson Perry, the great figures of modern art have all turned both thought and talent to jewelry. Often, they have eschewed the traditional jeweler's preoccupation with material value and provenance, more concerned with the conceptual or aesthetic significance of their work.0As is fitting for a book that covers a range of artists, every image is striking as it is unique. By using contemporary pictures, 'Art as Jewellery' develops a chronological timeline of jewelry presentation. Its pages are home to a variety of design sketches and photographs. Some were shot by renowned 20th century photographers, such as Ugo Mulas and Antonia Mulas, while others have been buried in archives for decades, unseen since the '60s. In contrast, modern works have been given model treatment by top photographer Alexander English, making this book a blend of new and classic jewellery art.
Sherman NK7310 .G85 2018

Huma Bhabha : we come in peace
Shanay Jhaveri, Ed Halter, Sheena Wagstaff
New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art, [2018]
Sponsor's statement -- Foreword -- Acknowledging pain: Huma Bhabha's We Come in Peace / Shanay Jhaveri -- From beyond / Ed Halter -- Out of heart of dust: a conversation with Huma Bhabha / Sheena Wagstaff -- We Come in Peace, 2018 -- Selected exhibition history -- Further reading.

"Often described as post-apocalyptic, the work of sculptor Huma Bhabha (born 1962, Karachi, Pakistan) responds to violence and turmoil through depictions of anthropomorphic figures--or "characters," as Bhabha calls them--that frequently appear to be dismembered, melted, or dissected. This book, accompanying a site-specific installation at The Met, features an interview with the artist and two essays that provides insights into her diverse influences and elaborates on how art history, politics, economics and popular cinema have informed her work. This publication is the sixth edition in a series that documents The Met's annual rooftop commissions"--Publisher's description.
Sherman N7310.73.B42 A4 2018

Management of art galleries
Resch, Magnus, author
London ; Phaidon Press Limited, [2018]
What makes an art gallery successful? How do galleries ensure their marketing is right? How should galleries best approach new markets and customers, while still serving their loyal clientele? Based on the results of an anonymous survey sent to more than 8,000 galleries in the US, UK, and Germany, Magnus Resch's insightful examination of the business of selling art, newly updated and revised, is a compelling read, with an approach that is both aspirational and practical.
Sherman N470 .R4713 2018

Lorna Simpson collages
introduction by Elizabeth Alexander
San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2018]
Introduction: "Of the black & boisterous hair" / Elizabeth Alexander -- Artist statement / Lorna Simpson -- The collages. Earth & sky ; Ebony ; Jet ; Riunite & ice.

This book showcases the exquisite collage work of internationally acclaimed artist Lorna Simpson. Combining vintage advertising images of Black women and men with colorful ink washes, striking geological formations, and dreamy skyscapes, Simpson creates fantastical coiffures that pay homage to the beauty of Black hair. A lyrical introduction by eminent poet Elizabeth Alexander rounds out this volume.
Sherman N6537.S5554 A4 2018

Judenmord : art and the Holocaust in post-war Germany
Hoffmann-Curtius, Kathrin, author
London, UK : Reaktion Books, 2018
Prequel Images -- The Human figure, 1945-9 -- Early Series -- Captured in One Picture -- A Confession -- Remembering in the 1950s -- Remembering Again: The Early 1960s -- The Past in the Present: Commenting on the Auschwitz Trial

"In remembering the murder of the Jews during the period of National Socialism in Germany, the contribution made by artists in the first twenty years after the end of the war has been largely ignored. But how did artists deal with their own experiences and relate these to what they saw, heard and read about the Holocaust? What images of the Jews were presented to the Germans after the end of the brutal regime? And did works of art in Germany contribute to a re-education process, new ways of thinking in both East and West Germany, and the culture of memory? Judenmord is the first collection of works of art specifically by German artists from the end of the war to the end of the 1960s that comment on the Holocaust. It presents paintings, drawings and etchings that bring to light the persecution of the Jews, and examines how artists reacted to injustice in a social situation where the majority stayed silent. Featuring an unfamiliar array of works, by artists such as Otto Pankok, Lea Grundig, Ludwig Meidner, Werner Tubke, Wolf Vostell, Joseph Beuys and Gerhard Richter, and including those by former camp inmates, this is essential reading for all those interested in the history of art and the Holocaust."--Publisher's description.
Sherman N72.H63 H6313 2018

Rodin and the art of ancient Greece
Rodin, Auguste, 1840-1917, artist
London : Thames & Hudson Ltd, 2018
Rodin, famous for 'The thinker' and 'The kiss', was captivated by the sculptures of Classical antiquity and he constantly reworked and assimilated the forms of ancient Greek and Roman art in his own work. Rodin visited the British Museum for the first time in the summer of 1881 and there greatly admired the sculptures of the Parthenon. Before he saw the originals, he was already acquainted with plaster casts of them displayed in the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris. The Parthenon sculptures continued to be a major influence on his own work and he visited them frequently on his return visits to London. He also amassed a huge collection of fragments of ancient sculpture that served as a source of inspiration.
Sherman NB553.R7 A4 2018

When artists curate : contemporary art and the exhibition as medium
Green, Alison (Art historian), author
London, UK : Reaktion Books, 2018
Machine generated contents note: 1.A Brief History Of Artists Curating Before The 1980s -- 2.Experimenting With And Without Curators -- 3.Museums And Not-Museums -- 4.Authoring -- 5.Habitus -- 6.Open Works -- 7.Displays Of Criticality.

An increasing proportion of exhibitions are curated by artists rather than professional curators. In this ground-breaking book Alison Green provides the first critical history of visual artists curating exhibitions. The artist emerges as someone who carries a special responsibility for critiquing art's institutions, brings considerable creativity to the craft of making exhibitions and, through experimentation, has changed the way exhibitions are understood to be authored and experienced. But the book also establishes a curious ubiquity to the artist-curated exhibition. Rather than being exceptional or rare, artists curate all the time and in all kinds of places: in galleries and in museums, in studios, in borrowed spaces such as shopfronts or industrial buildings, in front rooms and front windows, in zoos or concert halls, on streets and in nature. Seen from the perspective of artists, showing is a part of making art. Once this idea is understood, the history of art starts to look very different. 0With extensive explorations of well-known artists such as Daniel Buren, Goshka Macuga, Thomas Hirschhorn, Rosemarie Trockel, Hito Steyerl, Andy Warhol and Felix Gonzalez-Torres, this book will change the way readers think about and look at exhibitions.
Sherman N408 .G74 2018

The spirit of the Bauhaus
authors, Raphaèle Billé, Monique Blanc, Marie-Sophie Carron de la Carrière, Louise Curtis, Nicholas Fox Weber, Olivier Gabet, Jean-Louis Gaillemin, Mathieu Mercier, Anne Monier, Béatrice Quette ; translated from the French by Ruth Sharman
London ; Thames & Hudson, 2018
"'Architects, sculptors, painters, we all must return to the crafts!' declared architect Walter Gropius in his Bauhaus manifesto. Founded in 1919 as an art school in Weimar, the Bauhaus established itself as a major influence on twentieth- century art and design. Bauhaus students were taught by some of the most celebrated artists of the time, including Paul Klee, Lyonel Feininger, and Wassily Kandinsky. Having moved to Berlin in 1932 under architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, it was forced to close for good by the Gestapo in 1933. Uncovering the sources of inspiration that brought the Bauhaus into existence, from medieval cathedrals of Europe and Hokusai prints to William Morris and Arts and Crafts, The Spirit of the Bauhaus explores workshops and courses in detail, illustrating the extraordinary wealth of experimentation in every medium: ceramics, wood and metalwork, textiles, glass- painting, sculpture, mural, printing and binding, theater, architecture, and photography. This essential and accessible guide to the Bauhaus, published in time for the 100th anniversary of the school in 2019, celebrates a school that continues to be recognized as the most durable and influential source of modern ideas about art, design, and craft." -- Publisher's description
Sherman N332.G33 B443913 2018

Elizabeth de Portzamparc
Portzamparc, Élizabeth de
Mulgrave, Victoria : Images Publishing, 2018
In her work as architect and urbanist, French-Brazilian Elizabeth de Portzamparc designs buildings to serve as architectural symbols that are supporting what her practice sees as new values and as powerful urban landmarks that skilfully structure and inhabit the places where they are built. Applying her thinking and experience on the identity of cities and metropolises, de Portzamparc designs facilities that strengthen the qualities of the context into which they are inserted. With a sober, light, and streamlined architecture, based on the lightening of masses and on the economy of forms and materials, privileging the use of spaces with double exposure and a strong relation with nature, they create an atmosphere, conveying easily identifiable collective values and open dialog with the urban surroundings.
Sherman NA1053.P656 A4 2018

33a Bienal de São Paulo : affective affinities : catalogue
edited by Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro, curator ; Fabiana Werneck, consultant
São Paulo : Fundaçao Bienal de São Paulo, [2018]
POSTERS: 33 bienal de São Paulo [afinidades afetivas] -- O ensaio: um filme de Tamar Guimaraes -- Vania Mignone -- Sofia Borges -- Alejandro Cesarco -- Claudia Fontes -- Maria Laet.
Sherman N6488.B7 B543 2018

Los Angeles City Hall : an American icon
Gee, Stephen, author
Santa Monica, California : ACP, Angel City Press, [2018]
The full story of the birth, growth, and restoration of Los Angeles City Hall.
Sherman NA4433.L7 G44 2018

Ruth Asawa
New York, New York : David Zwirner Books, [2018]
"David Zwirner is pleased to announce the gallery's first exhibition dedicated to the work of Ruth Asawa since having announced the representation of the artist's estate earlier this year, which will take place at the 537 West 20th Street location. The exhibition will bring together a selection of key sculptures, paintings, and works on paper spanning Asawa's influential practice, as well as rare archival materials, including a group of vintage photographs of the artist and her work by Imogen Cunningham."
Sherman Oversize N6537.A74 A4 2018

European porcelain : in The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Munger, Jeffrey H., author
New York : The Metropolitan Museum of Art, [2018]
A beautifully illustrated book showcasing masterpieces of European porcelain from The Met's renowned collection The quest to discover the process of making porcelain was one of the defining aspects of post-Renaissance Europe, and it had significant artistic, technical, and commercial ramifications. This beautifully illustrated book showcases ninety works, spanning the late 16th to the mid-19th century, and reflecting the major currents of European porcelain production. Each work is shown in glorious new photography, accompanied by analysis and interpretation by one of the leading experts in European decorative arts. Featuring blue-and-white wares from Italy, rare examples of German Meissen, French Sevres, British Chelsea porcelain, and much more, this is a long-overdue survey of the greatest porcelain treasures from The Met's vast collection.
Sherman NK4483 .M85 2018

Acrylic painting mediums & methods : a contemporary guide to materials, techniques, and applications
Tauchid, Rheni, author
New York, New York : Monacelli Studio, [2018]
Part 1, Materials. Acrylic medium basics -- Categorizing mediums -- Understanding tools and their effects -- Choosing a support -- Part 2, Methods. Incorporating mediums into your work -- Using acrylic grounds -- Creating surface textures -- Layering and combining mediums -- Going beyond the basics -- Special uses for mediums -- Exploring collage, decoupage, and mixed media -- Avoiding potential pitfalls -- Using finishing mediums -- Conclusion -- Appendix 1: Mediums roundtable -- Appendix 2: Acrylic mediums questionnaire.

"Modern Acrylics Handbook Materials, Techniques, and Contemporary Applications for Today's Artists Written by Rheni Tauchid This new, sophisticated, comprehensive reference book will inspire and instruct painters on how to handle today's acrylics in innovative and individualistic ways. Acrylics have grown into the most adaptable art material for the modern age. Developments in the pigment industry have given acrylics a remarkably permanent, rich, and abundant palette, making it the favorite medium of many contemporary artists. As colors are being developed, their chemical components are also enhanced for better texture and handling. Readers of Modern Acrylics Handbook will learn how to create lush textures, vibrant colors, and sensuous surfaces with acrylic paints and mediums. In addition to traditional techniques, such as glazing and staining, this book demonstrates fresh applications, including soft sculpture, printing, and mosaics. A gallery of art from today's top artists working with acrylics is also featured for further creative insight and inspiration. Acrylics are not what they once were, but are in fact benefiting from an evolutionary process that no other paint medium has had the luxury to experience. They are the first truly modern paints because each component of their chemistry continues to evolve as our technology and knowledge expands. Those who paint, those who teach painting, and those who are learning to paint are all looking for the same thing: a paint that will stand up to just about any task it is given. In acrylics, artists have found answers to many problems left unaddressed by other mediums"--
Sherman ND1535 .T38 2018

Exhibit A : exhibitions that transformed architecture, 1948-2000
Pelkonen, Eeva-Liisa, author
London : Phaidon Press, 2018
Toward the post-World War II exhibition moment -- Chronology of exhibitions : 1948-1959 ; 1960-1969 ; 1970-1979 -- 1980-1989 -- 1990-2000.

The first book to explore the world's most significant architectural exhibitions of the 20th century. How do you exhibit a building, a locality, a city? 'Exhibit A' reveals how architecture has pushed the boundaries of exhibition as a medium and how, in turn, exhibitions have shaped the discipline of architecture. Focusing on 80 landmark architecture exhibitions mounted in countries around the world between 1948 and 2000, and featuring 300 images, this groundbreaking overview is both a vital reference and a visually compelling study of the way we look at built work.
Sherman NA680 .P45 2018

The art of architectural daylighting : design + technology
Guzowski, Mary, author
London : Laurence King Publishing, 2018
Choreographed light -- Atmospheric light -- Sculpted light -- Material light -- Integrated light.

During the past decade there has been a tremendous growth in daylighting analysis methods, allowing designers to meet ever higher standards. But in relying too heavily on these methods, there is a risk of reducing daylighting design to a quantitative exercise, overlooking the qualitative, aesthetic and experiential aspects of design. This book reveals how architects have bridged the poetic and practical potential of daylighting to create exquisitely illuminated spaces. In the book, twelve buildings are examined, using photographs, drawings and plans. Each case study also includes technical analysis diagrams, specially created using specialist software. Featured architects include Renzo Piano, David Chipperfield and Steven Holl.
Sherman NA2794 .G89 2018

Georgia O'Keeffe : visions of Hawai'i
edited by Joanna L. Groarke and Theresa Papanikolas
Bronx, NY : The New York Botanical Garden ; 2018
"Accompanying an exhibition at The New York Botanical Garden, this catalogue focuses on Georgia O'Keeffe's life and work in relation to her transformative three-month trip to Hawaii"--
Sherman ND237.O5 A4 2018

Photography and migration
edited by Tanya Sheehan
Abingdon, Oxon ; Routledge, 2018
Written in the context of unprecedented dislocation and a global refugee crisis, this edited volume thinks through photography's long and complex relationship to human migration. While contemporary media images largely frame migration in terms of trauma, victimhood, and pity, so much more can be said of photography's role in the movement of people around the world. Cameras can document, enable, or control human movement across geographical, cultural, and political divides. Their operators put faces on forced and voluntary migrations, making visible hardships and suffering as well as opportunity and optimism. Photographers include migrating subjects who take pictures for their own consumption, not for international recognition. And photographs themselves migrate with their makers, subjects, and viewers, as the very concept of photography takes on new functions and meanings. Photography and Migration places into conversation media images and other photographs that the contributors have witnessed, collected, or created through their diverse national, regional, and local contexts. Developed across thirteen chapters, this conversation encompasses images, histories, and testimonies offering analysis of new perspectives on photography and migration today.
Sherman TR820.5 .P487 2018