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Cover: Jeffrey Gibson, Between Rabbit and Fox, 2017, Acrylic and graphite on canvas, 70 x 57 in. (177.8 x 144.78 cm) Courtesy of the artist and Roberts Projects, Los Angeles, California. From Jeffrey Gibson: This Is the Day (see page 46).
AUTUMN 2018 ART ARCHITECTURE DESIGN PHOTOGRAPHY
Detail from Anna Atkins, Dictyota dichotoma, in the young state; and in fruit, c. 1849, Cyanotype, 10.5 x 8.25 in. / 26.5 x 21 cm, Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library From Sun Gardens: The Cyanotypes of Anna Atkins (see page 45)
ART 50 ART MOVEMENTS YOU SHOULD KNOW: FROM IMPRESSIONISM TO PERFORMANCE ART 21 50 BAUHAUS ICONS YOU SHOULD KNOW 21 A YEAR IN IMPRESSIONISM 2-3 BEFORE THE FALL: GERMAN AND AUSTRIAN ART IN THE 1930S 23 GIOVANNI BELLINI: THE ART OF CONTEMPLATION 5 BLIND FAITH: BETWEEN THE VISCERAL AND THE COGNITIVE IN CONTEMPORARY ART 31 COLOR AND LIGHT: THE NEO-IMPRESSIONIST HENRI-EDMOND CROSS 25 WILLIAM CORDOVA: NOW’S THE TIME: NARRATIVES OF SOUTHERN ALCHEMY 49 ENRICO DAVID: GRADATIONS OF SLOW RELEASE 50 WILLIAM FORSYTHE: CHOREOGRAPHIC OBJECTS 48 HENRY FUSELI: DRAMA AND THEATRE 27 GAUGUIN: A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY 39 JEFFREY GIBSON: THIS IS THE DAY 46 ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT: THE COMPLETE DRAWINGS FROM THE AMERICAN TRAVEL DIARIES 4 I WAS RAISED ON THE INTERNET 51 JITISH KALLAT 28 ERNST LUDWIG KIRCHNER: IMAGINARY TRAVELS 26 OTOBONG NKANGA: TO DIG A HOLE THAT COLLAPSES AGAIN 50 THE NOVEMBERGRUPPE, 1918–1935: FROM HÖCH TO TAUT, FROM KLEE TO DIX 32 ONE DAY AT A TIME: MANNY FARBER AND TERMITE ART 47 THE PROGRESSIVE REVOLUTION: MODERN ART FOR A NEW INDIA 42 ROSETSU: FEROCIOUS BRUSH 24 KAY SAGE CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ 38 SAY IT WITH FLOWERS! VIENNESE FLOWER PAINTING FROM WALDMÜLLER TO KLIMT 22 STONES TO STAINS: THE DRAWINGS OF VICTOR HUGO 35 SUN GARDENS: THE CYANOTYPES OF ANNA ATKINS 45 34 VICTORIAN RADICALS: FROM THE PRE-RAPHAELITES TO THE ARTS & CRAFTS MOVEMENT VIVAN SUNDARAM: DISJUNCTURES 30 WHO IS SURFING WHO: ADAM LINDER 49 ACHITECTURE AND DESIGN BAUHAUS ARCHITECTURE: HANS ENGELS SUPERSONIC: DESIGN AND LIFESTYLE OF CONCORDE WHY MATERIALS MATTER CHILDREN’S BOOKS THE ART COLORING BOOK BUCKETLOADS OF FRIENDS: A LOOK AND FIND BOOK GREAT PORTS OF THE WORLD: FROM NEW YORK TO HONG KONG HELLO LILAC - GOOD MORNING YELLOW: COLORS AND FIRST WORDS OSKAR CAN… SIGN HERE…TWENTY-TWO UNOFFICIALLY OFFICIAL PULL-OUT FORMS TO APPLY FOR DREAMS, PETS, MORE POCKET MONEY, REPORT FEELINGS, FILE SECRETS AND SO MUCH MORE WHERE’S THE ARCHITECT? FROM PYRAMIDS TO SKYSCRAPERS: AN ARCHITECTURE LOOK AND FIND BOOK WONDERS OF NATURE: EXPLORATIONS IN THE WORLD OF BIRDS, INSECTS AND FISH
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Featuring 365 great Impressionist paintings, this book offers a beautiful and inspiring way to celebrate art every day of the year.
A YEAR IN IMPRESSIONISM
A perfect gift for art lovers or anyone interested in Impressionism, this collection of 365 pictures gathers the best of the genre’s masterpieces from around the world. Covering a wide range of artists and countries associated with the movement, the book features double-page spreads with an Impressionist painting on one side and a blank page on the other, offering space for notes and reminders of significant events. The vibrant colors and dynamic brush strokes that characterize Impressionist art come fully to life in these beautifully reproduced pictures. Each day readers will encounter renowned works by Renoir, Gauguin, Degas, Cezanne, Monet, and Seurat as well as paintings by lesserknown practitioners such as Lovis Corinth, Childe Hassam, Lesser Ury, Peder Severin Krøyer, and Dame Laura Knight. Perfect for work, home, or studio this beautiful volume will brighten any room and offer inspiration every day.
752 pages with 365 color illustrations Hardcover 8 x 8 in. / 20 x 20 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-8459-7 US$29.95 £22.50 Can.$39.95 Pub. date: US / UK October 2018 Detail from Claude Monet, Poppy Field, 1880, © ARTOTHEK
This stunning volume delves into the extraordinary illustrated notebooks of Alexander von Humboldt’s journeys through the Americas, which reveal the graphic musings of an intrepid explorer, a writer and philosopher, and the father of the environmental movement.
This lavish examination of Giovanni Bellini’s oeuvre offers a beautifully illustrated overview of the great Renaissance painter’s entire career.
ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT
THE COMPLETE DRAWINGS FROM THE AMERICAN TRAVEL DIARIES
THE ART OF CONTEMPLATION
OTTMAR ETTE AND JULIA MAIER, WITH A FOREWORD BY HERMANN PARZINGER At the dawn of the 19th-century, the Prussian explorer Alexander von Humboldt was granted permission to charter an expedition to Spain’s colonies in the New World. Over the course of five years, Humboldt would travel to the Orinoco and Amazon rivers, predict the agricultural and commercial potential of Cuba, climb higher in the Andes than anyone before him, and acknowledge the achievements of the ancient indigenous American civilizations. And he recorded it all in a series of diaries. On occasion of the 250th anniversary of Humboldt's birth, the drawings from these diaries are now available in a large format, slip-cased edition. Structured thematically, the 450 illustrations have been painstakingly reproduced, complete with handwritten notes, ink stains and water spots. Humboldt drew everything he saw—Incan ruins, electric eels, the transit of Mercury, silver mines, and ocean currents. In addition to being remarkably well preserved, these drawings offer tremendous insight into Humboldt’s prescient observations. Featuring commentary by a renowned expert on Humboldt’s work, this breathtaking volume will bring to life one of history’s most accomplished thinkers, while providing fascinating reading for anyone interested in history and nature. OTTMAR ETTE is Chair of the Department of Romance Literature at the University of Potsdam. He is a member of the Academy of Europe and an honorary member of the Modern Language Association of America. JULIA MAIER is an art historian and Romance philologist at the University of Potsdam, Germany.
736 pages with 600 color illustrations Hardcover in slipcase 91/2 x 131/2 in. / 24 x 34 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-8354-5 US$195 £160 Can.$253 Pub. date: US / UK September 2018
Following the arc of Bellini’s career, from his early devotional paintings to his later, occasionally secular works, this book offers an in-depth appreciation of the Venetian master who dominated the Early Renaissance. Featuring nearly every extant Bellini work, as well as those of his contemporaries, this book brims with gorgeous Renaissance art. Author Johannes Grave focuses on some of the artist’s greatest works including Allegoria Sacra, the Brera Pietà, and the altarpiece of San Giobbe—to explore how Bellini excelled in tempera before mastering oil painting. Grave discusses how Bellini’s precise lines, his delicate facial expressions, and the subtle effects of light and shadow were used in his religious paintings as well as his portraiture and late mythological depictions. This book examines Bellini’s life, including his complex relationships with his father Jacopo, his brother Gentile, and his brother-in-law Andrea Mantegna. It considers the original contexts of Bellini’s works, and elucidates the ways in which these paintings were meant to be perceived. The book also links Bellini’s devotional paintings with the poetic creations of his pupil Giorgione. An important contribution to the scholarship of Renaissance art, this masterful book reaffirms Bellini’s status as one of Venice’s greatest painters. JOHANNES GRAVE is a professor of art history at the University of Bielefeld, Germany. He previously wrote Caspar David Friedrich (Prestel).
288 pages with 250 color illustrations Hardcover 12 x 15 in. / 30 x 38 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-8397-2 US$120 £95 Can.$157 Pub. date: US October / UK September 2018
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Now available in a paperback edition, this celebration of contemporary street photography— in all its edgy, strange, beautiful, haunting, colorful, and humorous glory—brings together the work of a new generation of talented artists.
Celebrating women? Cheers to that! These cocktail recipes are inspired by some of the world’s most amazing ladies.
100 GREAT STREET PHOTOGRAPHS
FREE THE TIPPLE
KICKASS COCKTAILS INSPIRED BY ICONIC WOMEN
Over the past few decades, the long tradition of street photography has been wholly transformed by the proliferation of digital cameras, the Internet, and smartphones. A new generation of photographers have embraced this modern technology to capture the world around us in a way that is un-staged, of-the-moment, and real. Exploring this rich seam of emergent and exciting street photography, the 100 photographs featured in this book are presented on doublepage spreads along with commentary about the work and its creator. Curated by David Gibson, a street photographer and expert in the genre, this stunning book offers a truly global collection of images. Gibson’s insightful introduction gives an insider’s overview of street photography, illuminating its historic importance and its renaissance in the digital age. DAVID GIBSON is a street photographer and a founder of the street photography collective iN-PUBLiC. He lives in Kent, England, and regularly leads street photography workshops in London and other cities across the globe.
JENNIFER CROLL, WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY KELLY SHAMI Sixty of the world’s coolest and most influential women are the inspiration for this refreshing and fun collection of drink recipes that are sure to bring extra zest to your cocktail shaker. Free the Tipple pays tribute to a brilliant range of diverse women from the 20th century to today who have made waves in entertainment, the arts, politics, fashion, literature, sports, and science, including Frida Kahlo, Rihanna, Serena Williams, Virginia Woolf, Yoko Ono, Zaha Hadid, Marlene Dietrich, Zadie Smith, and more. Each double-page spread features a recipe crafted to reflect its namesake’s personality, style, legacy, or what she liked to drink herself. This ranges from The Gloria Steinem, which uses a complex liquor with a radical twist, to The Beyoncé, made, of course, with lemonade. The cocktails are simple to make, kitchen-tested, and incorporate easy-tofind ingredients. Snappy, informative biographies, illustrated with newly-commissioned portraits, offer revealing insights into the women's lives. This highly original guide to delicious beverages is a perfect gift for those in your life who encourage and inspire you. JENNIFER CROLL is a writer and editor whose work has appeared in a variety of publications, including Nylon, Adbusters, and Dazed & Confused. Her previous books include Bad Girls of Fashion: Style Rebels from Cleopatra to Lady Gaga and Fashion that Changed the World (Prestel). She lives in Vancouver, Canada. KELLY SHAMI is a New York City-based multidisciplinary artist and jewelry designer who has collaborated with Adidas, Nike, CoverGirl, and more. She is also the Creative Producer at Parkwood Entertainment, founded by Beyoncé.
208 pages with 100 illustrations Paperback 9 x 93/4 in. / 23 x 25 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-8438-2 US$24.95 £19.99 Can.$33.95 Pub. date: US / UK September 2018
144 pages with 120 color illustrations Hardcover 61/2 x 71/4 in. / 15 x 18.7 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-8404-7 US$14.95 £9.99 Can.$19.99 Pub. date: US / UK September 2018
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Bringing rich flavors to the great outdoors, this mouthwatering collection of recipes by Sarah Glover evokes the sights, smells, and tastes of the Australian wilderness.
This alluring, elegant cookbook by Nevada Berg, one of today’s most celebrated food bloggers, features recipes and beautifully photographed dishes that delve into the heart of Norwegian food culture.
NORTH WILD KITCHEN
HOME COOKING FROM THE HEART OF NORWAY
SARAH GLOVER, WITH PHOTOGRAPHY BY LUISA BRIMBLE
Sarah Glover loves to cook, whether it’s on the edge of a windswept cliff, in a clearing in the forest, or on a sandy stretch of beach. Although she’s made a career as a chef in Australia and New York City, her heart lives outdoors. Filled with gorgeous photographs from the shores of Tasmania and beaches of Sydney to the mountains of Australia’s east coast, this cookbook shares her recipes and secrets to inspire others to cook and eat outside. She offers tips for preparing food over an open flame as well as a list of basic outdoor cooking equipment. Anyone who thinks camping food begins and ends with coffee and toasted marshmallows will be surprised to discover how easy it is to create a stunning four-course meal with a few pots and one fire. From solid staples like tender roast chicken and potatoes to dinner-party-worthy kumquat bellinis and quail with truffles, Glover sets the stage for any kind of outdoor experience. Her recipes are simple and straightforward—often involving only a handful of ingredients—and her instructions are breezy and clear. Whether it’s a quiet retreat in nature or a dawn-to-dusk beach party, Sarah Glover has a menu that will satisfy your hunger for fresh, modern food eaten in the great outdoors.
Named by Saveur magazine as the 2016 Blog of the Year and Best New Voice, North Wild Kitchen and its author Nevada Berg have become one of the best-known voices of Norwegian cooking around the world. Written from her 17th-century mountain farm in rural Norway, Nevada Berg’s blog and Instagram feed are brimming with gorgeous—and achievable—ideas for home cooking and entertaining. Berg is a self-taught cook, and her simple and charming approach focuses on seasonal food prepared without a lot of fuss. With dozens of mouthwatering recipes for Norwegian-inspired dishes, this book features equally enticing photography of the food and the country’s landscape. Each chapter focuses on a different aspect of Norwegian food culture—foraging, fishing, and farming; hunting, harvesting, and camping; baking, grilling, and frying. Along the way, Berg comments on the unique pleasures of Nordic life as she tends to her chickens, explores the outdoors, or sets a welcoming table. Berg is both inviting and entertaining as she weaves her own experiences into each recipe, delivering a beautiful collection of good food and great living from the heart of Norway.
SARAH GLOVER has worked as a chef and pastry chef in Tasmania, Sydney, and New York City. In 2017, she launched an incredibly successful Kickstarter to produce Wild: Adventure Cookbook for the Australian market. She founded and currently runs the cookie company, Bondi Bikkies in her home city of Sydney, Australia. LUISA BRIMBLE is a lifestyle photographer and co-creator of Wild: Adventure Cookbook.
NEVADA BERG was born in Utah but moved to Numedal, Norway where she lives with her Norwegian husband and son. Her blog, North Wild Kitchen, was awarded 2016 Blog of the Year and Editor’s Choice Best New Voice by Saveur magazine. Her articles and recipes have appeared in The Globe and Mail, The Norwegian American, and other print and online media.
336 pages with 335 color illustrations Hardcover 8 1/4 x 1 1 1/4 in. / 21 x 28.5 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-8493-1 US$49.95 £35 Can.$65.95 Pub. date: US / UK September 2018
208 pages with 100 color illustrations Hardcover 8 x 10 in. / 20 x 25.5 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-8413-9 US$35 £24.99 Can.$47 Pub. date: US / UK October 2018
This visually stunning investigation of natural and man-made materials will change the way you look at the world around you, while offering hope for the future of our planet.
This stylishly illustrated book looks back at the glamour of Concorde air travel and is as sleek and elegant as the aircraft it celebrates.
WHY MATERIALS MATTER
SEETAL SOLANKI, WITH A FOREWORD BY LIZ CORBIN
DESIGN AND LIFESTYLE OF CONCORDE
What does it mean to live in a material world, and how do materials of the past and present hold the keys to our future? This book tackles these questions by focusing on various issues that human beings face and by discussing potential materials-related solutions. Through the lens of intriguing projects by designers, artists, makers, and scientists, it presents a colorful panoply of ideas, technologies, and creative efforts that focus on the earth’s most basic elements, while also showing how these elements can be transformed into entirely new materials. It explores, for example, how ancient practices such as dyeing fabric and making glue may hold the secret to renewable and earth-friendly consumer products, as well as how recycling plastics can tackle food waste, and how a type of light metal being developed may one day make air travel less fuel-reliant. This book also investigates the potential of the digital experience, suggesting how this most ephemeral type of matter can be used to improve our world. Eye-catching and provocative, Why Materials Matter serves as both a stimulating catalog of possibilities and a timely manifesto on how to consume, manufacture, and design for a better future. SEETAL SOLANKI is a materials conservationist, art director, and designer. She is also the founder of Ma-tt-er, a London-based research studio, platform, and materials consultancy. LIZ CORBIN is a doctoral researcher at London’s Institute of Making, a cross-disciplinary research club. She is also a tutor in Design Products at the Royal College of Art.
240 pages with 250 color illustrations Hardcover 91/2 x 1 1 3/4 in. / 24 x 30 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-8471-9 US$50 £39.99 Can.$66 Pub. date: US October / UK September 2018
LAWRENCE AZERRAD, FOREWORD BY SEBASTIAN CONRAN AND SIR TERENCE CONRAN, AFTERWORD BY CINDY CRAWFORD AND ANDREW MACPHERSON
When the first commercial Concordes zoomed off the runways in Paris and London in the late 1960s, crossing the Atlantic in just under three hours, they established a new standard for luxury flight. Powered by 38,000 pounds of thrust and easily recognizable with its delta wing and drooping nose, the Concorde jet embodied the pinnacle of aviation technology and industrial design. It quickly became the preferred mode of transatlantic flight for superstars and business moguls alike. Opening with a lively history of the jet and how it changed travel, the book focuses on the look and feel of the Concorde. Photos of the jet’s evolving interiors show how the original, starkly designed cabin gave way to luxury seats and interiors designed by the likes of Sir Terence Conran and Andrée Putman. Filled with fascinating historical and technical background, and drawn from the author’s personal collection of more than one thousand Concorde-related objects, this elegant book offers rarely seen historical photography and firsthand contributions from the people who helped create the Concorde experience from take-off to landing and beyond. LAWRENCE AZERRAD is a Los Angeles-based Grammy-winning graphic designer. He is the creative director and founder of LADdesign, which has created graphic design and comprehensive visual identity systems for clients such as Sting, Universal Music Group, Blue Note Records, The Silversun Pickups, Esperanza Spalding, WeTransfer, and Wilco. Azerrad was also the creative director for the Voyager Golden Record 40th anniversary edition.
192 pages with 200 color illustrations Hardcover 71/2 x 9 1/4 in. / 19 x 23.5 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-8409-2 US$35 £27.50 Can.$47 Pub. date: US / UK September 2018
In this follow-up to Modern Forms, awardwinning photographer Nicolas Grospierre presents a visually arresting archive of remarkable modernist interiors found throughout the world.
Step into British history with this marvelous collection of photographs of the country’s greatest interiors.
GREAT ENGLISH INTERIORS
A SUBJECTIVE ATLAS OF 20TH-CENTURY INTERIORS
DERRY MOORE AND DAVID MLINARIC
NICOLAS GROSPIERRE, WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY ALONA PARDO AND ELIAS REDSTONE In Modern Forms, Nicolas Grospierre traveled the globe to sample the best modernist buildings from the 20th century. Now, he takes his camera indoors to show how modernist ideas are manifested within the walls of buildings both famous and obscure. Rather than a chronological or geographical tour, these photographs are organized in a visual flow, that allows readers to appreciate similar characteristics in interiors that would normally never be grouped together. Shot in the same distinctive and striking manner as his previous book, these images reveal the forms that define modernism. Built with forward-looking, Utopian ideals, decades later, they exist in a startling range of conditions, from dazzling to downtrodden. Through the visual flow of the book, readers can make connections between a private residence in Sri Lanka, a stairway at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Brasilia, a cinema in Bangkok, a bus station waiting room in Odessa, and the vaults of a bank on Wall Street, New York. Responding to our desires to categorize and catalog, this photographic journey crosses spatial and cultural borders to tell the story of modern architecture. NICOLAS GROSPIERRE was awarded the Golden Lion at the 2008 Venice Architecture Biennale for his joint exhibition in the Polish Pavilion with Kobas Laksa. He is the author of Modern Forms (Prestel).
224 pages with 188 color illustrations Hardcover 91/2 x 1 1 in. / 24 x 28 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-8468-9 US$40 £29.99 Can.$54 Pub. date: US / UK September 2018
Famed photographer Derry Moore and renowned interior designer David Mlinaric offer a panoramic tour inside some of Britain’s finest manor houses, halls, castles, and public buildings. Bridging five centuries, this lavishly illustrated book looks at houses such as Haddon Hall, Chastleton, and Knole, each with superb examples of Tudor and Stuart interiors. Including Houghton Hall from the 18th century and Waddesdon Manor from the 19th century, the book continues into the 20th century to feature the homes of such influential figures as Nancy Lancaster, Pauline de Rothschild, and David Hicks, guiding readers through the finest examples of English interior design. The work of British masters including Inigo Jones, William Kent, and Robert Adam is beautifully portrayed in striking photographs while complementary essays enlighten readers on the events and personalities that lend each site cultural significance. Anglophiles, armchair tourists, and lovers of grand interiors will enjoy these gorgeous photographs while discovering more about the designers, architects, and trends that have made British style so alluring and enduring over the centuries. DERRY MOORE is a British architectural photographer and portraitist. He is the author of An English Room and In the Shadow of the Raj (both by Prestel). DAVID MLINARIC is a British interior designer whose work ranges from commissions for private clients such as Lord Rothschild and Mick Jagger to public galleries and museums, including the National Gallery and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
224 pages with 150 color illustrations Hardcover 1 1 x 1 1 in. / 28 x 28 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-8198-5 US$60 £45 Can.$79 Pub. date: US / UK October 2018
This book presents Dorothea Lange’s inspiring and influential photographs, which brought the plight of 20th-century America’s poor and disenfranchised into the public eye. Exhibition Itinerary: The Barbican Art Gallery, London June 22–September 2, 2018 Jeu de Paume, Paris October 15, 2018–January 20, 2019 Published in association with the Barbican Art Gallery in London Also available in a French edition: 978-3-7913-5794-2
DOROTHEA LANGE POLITICS OF SEEING ALONA PARDO, WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY DAVID CAMPANY, DREW JOHNSON, AND ABIGAIL SOLOMON-GODEAU Dorothea Lange’s photograph, Migrant Mother, is one of the most indelible and recognizable images of the Dust Bowl era. Lange’s career stretched far beyond the Great Depression, driven throughout by her compassionate advocacy for the people and land of California. This riveting book opens with Lange’s Bay Area portraits of the 1920s and ’30s when her photo studio formed a hub for San Francisco’s bohemian and artistic elite. It offers a generous overview of her work with the Farm Security Administration, where Lange was the only female photographer documenting the impact of the Depression and Dust Bowl on the west coast, working alongside the likes of Walker Evans, as well as her pictures of Japanese Americans forcibly displaced into internment camps following Pearl Harbor. It also includes images from her wartime shipyards series with Ansel Adams, postwar projects on the injustices of the American court system, loss of a community through the damming of the Putah Creek, and a photo series on Ireland. Accompanying these superbly reproduced images are thoughtful essays by curator Drew Johnson, critic Abigail Solomon-Godeau, and writer and curator David Campany, which offer appreciations of Lange’s work as an artist and humanitarian, charting the legacy of her exceptional photographic oeuvre. ALONA PARDO is Curator at the Barbican Art Gallery in London. She has co-authored numerous books, including Strange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International Photographers and Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age (both by Prestel).
272 pages with 170 illustrations Hardcover 91/2 x 1 1 in. / 24 x 28 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5776-8 US$50 £37.50 Can.$66 Pub. date: US September / UK July 2018 Dorothea Lange, Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California, 1936 © The Dorothea Lange Collection, the Oakland Museum of California
The groundbreaking images created in London’s celebrated commercial darkroom tell the fascinating story of one of the most productive, experimental, and colorful eras in fashion photography.
Viviane Sassen is one of today’s most innovative photographers and this stunning book looks back at a decade of her work, including new collages and previously unpublished photographs.
Exhibition Itinerary: The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom June 22–October 7, 2018
FASHION IMAGE REVOLUTION
HOT MIRROR ELEANOR CLAYTON
For more than 30 years, Brian Dowling’s studio was the birthplace of some of the most remarkable fashion photography ever created. In his Islington darkroom, using specialist analog equipment, Dowling shepherded amazing images from negative to paper captured by the likes of Anton Corbijn, Juergen Teller, and Nick Knight. Dowling’s BDI studio was also responsible for a number of technical innovations in color photography, paving the way for many of today’s digital effects. This tribute to Dowling includes extensive interviews, commentary, testimonials from his clients, and numerous examples of iconic haute couture photographs that passed through his hands. In addition, a series of photographs specially commissioned for this volume demonstrate Dowling’s groundbreaking techniques: cross-processing, masking, filtering, layering light, and color fades. Dowling’s hands-on achievements and alchemic talents are showcased in this beautiful ode to fashion photography. CHARLOTTE COTTON has held curatorial positions at the Wallis Annenberg Department of Photography at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and Photographers’ Gallery in London. She is the author of numerous books on photography, including The Photograph as Contemporary Art, Imperfect Beauty: The Making of Contemporary Fashion Photography, Guy Bourdin, Louis Vuitton Fashion Photography, and Photography Is Magic.
240 pages with 150 illustrations, 120 in color Hardcover 91/2 x 123/4 in. / 24 x 32.5 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-8378-1 US$60 £45 Can.$79 Pub. date: US October / UK September 2018
This mid-career retrospective volume focuses on Viviane Sassen’s fine art photography, revealing a surrealist undercurrent in her work. Sassen recognizes Surrealism as one of her earliest artistic influences, seen in the uncanny shadows, fragmented bodies, and otherworldly landscapes she captures in her work. In addition to images from the acclaimed series “Umbra,” this volume draws from the series “Flamboya,” in which she returned to Kenya, “Parasomnia,” a dreamlike exploration of sleep, the “Roxane” series, a mutual portrait created with her muse, Roxane Danset, “Of Lotus and Mud,” a study of procreation and fecundity, and “Pikin Slee,” a journey to a remote village in Suriname. This book features a contextualizing essay and an insightful interview with the artist. Throughout, Sassen emerges as a poetic photographer obsessed with light and shadow and a brilliant technician, who is a master of both vibrant color and muted hues. Selected by Sassen herself from across the last ten years, the images draw on the surrealist strategies of collage and unexpected juxtapositions to give a survey of her practice. ELEANOR CLAYTON is Curator at The Hepworth Wakefield. She has written widely on contemporary art practice for periodicals such as Frieze, Art Monthly and Tate Etc., and has also published widely on 20th-century art.
160 pages with 60 color illustrations Hardcover 93/4 x 133/4 in. / 25 x 35 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-8476-4 US$49.95 £35 Can.$65.95 Pub. date: US September / UK June 2018
An illustrated biography of one of the 20th century’s greatest photographers, this book looks at the life and work of Inge Morath.
Now available in an updated paperback edition and including new photographs, this thorough and accessible introduction to the greatest women photographers from the 19 thcentury to today features the most important works of 55 artists, along with in-depth biographical and critical assessments.
FROM JULIA MARGARET CAMERON TO CINDY SHERMAN
LINDA GORDON, WITH FOREWORD BY ANDREW LEWIN The late playwright Arthur Miller, speaking of his wife Inge Morath, said “She made poetry out of people and their places over half a century.” Morath’s curiosity, compassion, and bravery show vividly in this biography featuring stunning images from every stage of her career. Biographer Linda Gordon presents Morath traveling across the globe, often as a woman alone, quietly but firmly defying the conventions for what was appropriate for women at the time. Her photographs show her cosmopolitanism, which arose from her love of literature, her fluency in many languages, and her revulsion against Hitler’s Germany, where she spent her teenage years. Her respect for all the world’s cultures, from Spain to Iran to China, made her a kind of visual ethnographer. One of the first women to join the Magnum collective, Morath was a superb portraitist, particularly drawn to artists, such as painter Saul Steinberg, sculptor Louise Bourgeois, and writer Boris Pasternak. She worked mainly in black-and-white but also used color film exquisitely, even early in her career. Through Magnum assignments to document film sets she met Arthur Miller and their subsequent marriage lasted for forty years. Despite a variety of subject matter, Morath’s work is unified by an intimacy and comfort with the world’s many cultures. Truly a citizen of the world, her images are simultaneously universal and personal.
BORIS FRIEDEWALD Since the inception of photography as an art form nearly 200 years ago, women have played an important role in the development of the genre, often pushing boundaries and defying social convention. This comprehensive volume presents fifty-five of the most important women photographers such as Eve Arnold, Nan Goldin, Candida Höfer, Dorothea Lange, Inge Morath, and Cindy Sherman. Each artist is profiled in spreads featuring splendid reproductions of their key works and in-depth overviews of their careers and contributions to photography. Biographical information for each subject and a contextual essay focusing on the impact of women in the history of the medium makes this an excellent illustrated reference. BORIS FRIEDEWALD is an art historian, playwright, and the author of Bauhaus and Paul Klee: Life and Work (both by Prestel). He lives in Berlin.
LINDA GORDON, professor of history at New York University, is the author of Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits, which won the Bancroft prize for best book in American history, the Los Angeles Times prize for best biography, and the National Arts Club prize for arts writing. Her most recent book is The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition.
192 pages with 175 illustrations Hardcover 9 1/4 x 103/4 in. / 23.5 x 27.3 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-8201-2 US$49.95 £39.99 Can.$65.95 Pub. date: US / UK October 2018
240 pages with 200 illustrations, 100 in color Paperback 81/2 x 1 0 1/2 in. / 21 x 27 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-8466-5 US$24.95 £17.99 Can.$33.95 Pub. date: US / UK September 2018
PRESTEL THE 50 SERIES
PRESTEL THE 50 SERIES
THE 50 SERIES Flexi-cover
Published in a new edition, this book offers an introduction to Bauhaus, one of the most influential movements in modern architecture, art, and design.
71⁄2 x 91⁄2 in. / 19.3 x 24 cm US$19.95 £14.99 Can.$25.95
50 AMERICAN ARTISTS YOU SHOULD KNOW Debra N. Mancoff 160 pp., 180 illus., 150 in color 978-3-7913-4411-9
50 BUILDINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW Isabel Kuhl 176 pp., 200 color illus. 978-3-7913-3838-5
50 DESIGNERS YOU SHOULD KNOW Claudia Hellmann, Nina Kozel, Hajo Düchting et al. 160 pp., 150 illus., 120 in color 978-3-7913-8362-0
50 PHOTOGRAPHERS YOU SHOULD KNOW Peter Stepan 176 pp., 200 color illus. 978-3-7913-4018-0
50 BAUHAUS ICONS YOU SHOULD KNOW JOSEF STRASSER Founded by Walter Gropius in 1919, the Bauhaus School had an enormous impact on the arts and everyday life. Fifty of the most representative pieces of Bauhaus art and design are presented here in illuminating and engrossing two-page spreads. This book selects the artists, buildings, furniture pieces, theatrical productions, toys, and textiles that epitomize the Bauhaus ideal of uniting form and function. Artists such as Josef Albers, László Moholy-Nagy, Wassily Kandinsky, and Joost Schmidt are featured along with lesser-known but equally important designers and artists. Anyone interested in the history and accomplishments of the Bauhaus will find much to learn and enjoy in this unique compilation that reveals the movement’s range as well as its influence on today’s artistic practices.
POP ART 50 WORKS OF ART YOU SHOULD KNOW Gary van Wyk 144 pp., 89 illus., 61 in color 978-3-7913-4845-2
JOSEF STRASSER is an art historian and curator at the Neuen Sammlung München in Munich.
160 pages with 70 color illustrations Flexi-cover 71/2 x 9 1/2 in. / 19.3 x 24 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-8454-2 US$19.95 £14.99 Can.$25.95 Pub. date: US October / UK September 2018 50 CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS YOU SHOULD KNOW Christiane Weidemann, Brad Finger 160 pp., 150 color illus. 978-3-7913-4530-7
50 FASHION DESIGNERS YOU SHOULD KNOW Simone Werle 160 pp., 200 color illus. 978-3-7913-4413-3
50 PHOTOS YOU SHOULD KNOW Brad Finger 160 pp., 150 illus., 80 in color 978-3-7913-4611-3
SURREALISM 50 WORKS OF ART YOU SHOULD KNOW Brad Finger 144 pp., 90 illus., 41 in color 978-3-7913-4843-8
This beautifully produced book, available in a new edition, introduces readers to the major developments in the history of modern art— from Realism to the New Leipzig School.
50 ART MOVEMENTS YOU SHOULD KNOW FROM IMPRESSIONISM TO PERFORMANCE ART ROSALIND ORMISTON
50 ARTISTS YOU SHOULD KNOW Thomas Köster and Lars Röper 160 pp., 133 illus., 100 in color 978-3-7913-8169-5
50 CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS YOU SHOULD KNOW Christiane Weidemann and Brad Finger 160 pp., 120 color illus. 978-3-7913-8442-9
50 IMPRESSIONIST PAINTINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW Ines Janet Engelmann 160 pp., 120 color illus. 978-3-7913-8443-6
50 PORTRAITS YOU SHOULD KNOW Brad Finger 144 pp., 75 color illus. 978-3-7913-4980-0
ART DECO: 50 WORKS OF ART YOU SHOULD KNOW Lynn Federle Orr 128 pp., 64 illus., 58 in color 978-3-7913-8168-8
The story of modern art begins with a revolution—when the realists started rejecting romanticism in favor of depicting life as it really was. Since that movement began in the mid-19thcentury, painters have been rebelling, rethinking, deconstructing, and challenging notions of what art is. Filled with stunning reproductions of some of the world’s greatest masterpieces, this reference book offers a chronological journey through artistic revolutions. Each movement is presented in a series of informative presentations—a concise definition and description; full-page and smaller detailed color illustrations; and in-depth profiles of the artists crucial to the style’s development. Covering a wide range of movements both familiar and obscure, this accessible and informative volume is a perfect introduction for readers interested in art’s constantly evolving story. ROSALIND ORMISTON is an art and architectural historian.
50 BRITISH ARTISTS YOU SHOULD KNOW Lucinda Hawksley 160 pp., 140 illus., 100 in color 978-3-7913-4538-3
50 CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHERS YOU SHOULD KNOW Florian Heine and Brad Finger 160 pp., 150 illus., 40 in color 978-3-7913-8259-3
50 PAINTINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW Kristina Lowis and Tamsin Pickeral 160 pp., 142 illus., 112 in color 978-3-7913-8170-1
50 WOMEN ARTISTS YOU SHOULD KNOW Christiane Weidemann, Petra Larass, Melanie Klier 160 pp., 140 Illus., 120 in color 978-3-7913-8361-3
ART NOUVEAU: 50 WORKS OF ART YOU SHOULD KNOW Susie Hodge 128 pp., 60 illus., 58 in color 978-3-7913-8128-2
144 pages with 70 color illustrations Flexi-cover 71/2 x 9 1/2 in. / 19.3 x 24 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-8457-3 US$19.95 £14.99 Can.$25.95 Pub. date: US October / UK September 2018
With radiant color and lavish detail, this collection of 19th and early 20th-century Viennese floral paintings tells a captivating story of artistic transformation.
This generously illustrated and comprehensive book examines German and Austrian artists in the 1930s as they reacted to a time of crisis and dissent.
Exhibition Itinerary: Orangerie, Unteres Belvedere, Vienna June 22–September 30, 2018
Exhibition Itinerary: Neue Galerie New York March 8–May 28, 2018
Published in association with the Belvedere, Vienna
Published in association with the Neue Galerie New York
SAY IT WITH FLOWERS!
BEFORE THE FALL
VIENNESE FLOWER PAINTING FROM WALDMÜLLER TO KLIMT
GERMAN AND AUSTRIAN ART IN THE 1930S EDITED BY OLAF PETERS, WITH ESSAYS BY STEFANIE HECKMANN, ANDREAS HUYSSEN, OLAF PETERS, ALFRED PFABIGAN, AND ERNST PLOIL
ROLF H. JOHANNSEN AND STELLA ROLLIG In this breathtaking book, richly illustrated chapters explore different artists’ takes on floral paintings. Outstanding Viennese artists, from Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller to Gustav Klimt, tested their skills by painting opulent floral works. Readers will learn how the depiction of flowers in this period echoed the evolution of painting styles as artists liberated themselves from formal techniques, how women, excluded from painting academies, turned to flowers as a means of expression and emancipation, and how modern artists are influenced today by floral masterpieces of the past. Additional chapters examine the role of the sunflower in particular and the role of orientalism in the Biedermeier period, while brief essays on porcelain painting and botany provide additional perspectives. Generously illustrated, this wide-ranging and informative history offers a veritable bounty of floral delights.
The 1930s in Germany and Austria were marked by economic crisis, political disintegration, and social chaos. This beautifully illustrated catalog surveys the development of the arts in these two countries between the two world wars. Presenting nearly 150 paintings and works on paper, this book reveals artistic developments that foreshadowed, reflected, and accompanied the beginning of World War II. Works by Max Beckmann, Otto Dix, Max Ernst, Oskar Kokoschka, and Alfred Kubin are presented alongside pieces by lesser-known artists such as Friedl DickerBrandeis, Albert Paris Gütersloh, Karl Hubbuch, Richard Oelze, Josef Scharl, Franz Sedlacek, and Rudolf Wacker. This book features essays about the appropriation of artistic idioms, the reactions of artists toward their historical circumstances, and major political events that shaped the era. OLAF PETERS is Professor of Modern Art at Martin Luther University in HalleWittenberg and the author of Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany 1937 and Berlin Metropolis: 1918-1933 (both by Prestel).
ROLF H. JOHANNSEN is Curator at the Belvedere. He recently curated the exhibition Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller (2015) and Johann Peter Krafft. Painter of a New Austria (2016). STELLA ROLLIG is CEO and scientific director of the Belvedere. Pauline Koudelka-Schmerling Blumenkranz mit Madonnenrelief, 1834 Belvedere, Vienna
224 pages with 200 illustrations Paperback with flaps 91/4 x 1 1 1/4 in. / 23.5 x 28.5 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5792-8 US$60 £45 Can.$79 Pub. date: US September / UK July 2018
Sergius Pauser Portrait of the Poet Richard Billinger, 1929 Oil on canvas Museen der Stadt Linz LENTOS Kunstmuseum Linz
Josef Lauer Blumenstillleben, 1839 Belvedere, Vienna
Olga Wisinger-Florian Blühender Mohn, ca. 1895/1900 Belvedere, Vienna
Otto Dix Portrait of a Blonde Girl, 1932 Oil and tempera on board Kunstmuseum Stuttgart
288 pages with 200 illustrations, 109 in color Hardcover 91/4 x 1 11/4 in. / 23.5 x 28.5 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5760-7 US$50 £39.99 Can.$66 Pub. date: US April / UK March 2018 Franz Sedlacek Storm, 1932 Oil on panel Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna
Rudolf Wacker Two Heads, 1932 Oil on board Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna
Accompanying a major exhibition on the 18th-century Japanese painter Nagasawa Rosetsu, this book features the artist’s most important paintings.
Exhibition Itinerary: Museum Rietberg Zurich September 6–November 4, 2018 Published in association with the Museum Rietberg Zurich
This beautifully illustrated book examines the artistic career of the French painter and draftsman Henri-Edmond Cross who was a key figure in the development of European modernism.
Exhibition Itinerary: Musée des impressionnismes Giverny, France July 27–November 4, 2018 Museum Barberini, Potsdam, Germany November 17, 2018–February 17, 2019 Published in association with the musée des impressionnismes Giverny and the Museum Barberini in Potsdam
Also available in a French edition: 978-3-7913-5804-8
COLOR AND LIGHT
THE NEO-IMPRESSIONIST HENRI-EDMOND CROSS
MATTHEW MCKELWAY AND KHANH TRINH
EDITED BY FRÉDÉRIC FRANK AND MARINA FERRETTIBOCQUILLON, MUSÉE DES IMPRESSIONNISMES GIVERNY, AND ORTRUD WESTHEIDER AND MICHAEL PHILIPP, MUSEUM BARBERINI, POTSDAM, WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY RAPHAËL DUPOUY, MARINA FERRETTI-BOCQUILLON, ANNETTE HAUDIQUET, MONIQUE NONNE, VALÉRIE REIS, RICHARD THOMSON, AND DANIEL ZAMANI
Born into the family of a low-ranking samurai, Nagasawa Rosetsu (1754-1799) is renowned today as one of the most imaginative artists of early modern Japan. His visually stunning and highly idiosyncratic paintings earned him a place in Japan’s “Lineage of Eccentrics.” This book surveys Rosetsu’s art with sixty of his most important paintings, beginning with his earliest works in the realist mode of his teacher Maruyama Okyo, and ending with his – haunting, visionary, and occasionally bizarre final masterpieces. Screen paintings, scrolls, and albums depicting Zen eccentrics, raucous children, ethereal beauties, otherworldly landscapes, and vivacious animals and birds take viewers on a journey through Rosetsu’s own travels and into his unbridled imagination. MATTHEW MCKELWAY is the Takeo and Itsuko Atsumi Professor of Japanese Art History at Columbia University in the City of New York. KHANH TRINH is Curator of Japanese and Korean art at the Museum Rietberg in Zurich, Switzerland.
Inspired by the work of Realist painters such as Gustave Courbet and François Bonvin, Henri-Edmond Cross’s earliest paintings were compositions in dark, somber colors. Following his involvement with the avant-gardist circle around Georges Seurat, he gradually adopted the Neo-Impressionist technique and began to develop a unique visual vocabulary. After his move to the Mediterranean coast in 1891, Cross’s palette became increasingly lighter, resulting in dazzlingly colorful landscapes, genre paintings, and compositions that are overlaid with mythological and allegorical allusions. This volume traces Cross’s artistic trajectory through all stages of his prolific career and situates his masterful approach to color and light within the broader context of the European avant-garde of his time. In addition, it examines the painter’s anarchist sympathies and the political dimensions of his depictions of utopian sceneries. RAPHAËL DUPOUY is Director of the Villa Théo at Saint-Clair, France. MARINA FERRETTI-BOCQUILLON is Director of Exhibitions and Research at the musée des impressionnismes Giverny, France, and the General Curator of this exhibition. ANNETTE HAUDIQUET is Director of the Musée d’art moderne André Malraux in Le Havre, France. MONIQUE NONNE is an art historian and curator based in Paris, France. VALÉRIE REIS is Exhibition Manager at the musée des impressionnismes Giverny, France. RICHARD THOMSON is Professor of Art History at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. DANIEL ZAMANI is Guest Curator at the Museum Barberini in Potsdam, Germany.
246 pages with 79 color illustrations Hardcover 9 1/2 x 1 1 in. / 24 x 28 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5726-3 US$60 £45 Can.$79 Pub. date: US November / UK October 2018
248 pages with 200 color illustrations Hardcover 91/2 x 1 13/4 in. / 24 x 30 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5773-7 US$50 £39.99 Can.$65.95 Pub. date: US October / UK August 2018
Reflecting the latest scholarship on German Expressionist artist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, this book focuses on the role of the imaginary in his oeuvre.
Exhibition Itinerary: Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, Germany November 16, 2018–February 17, 2019 Published in association with the Art Centre Basel, Switzerland
The renowned 18th-century painter Henry Fuseli, who revered Shakespeare and loved all things theatrical, is the subject of this lavishly illustrated book which focuses on the influence literary sources and contemporary theatre had on his work.
Exhibition Itinerary: Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland October 20, 2018–February 10, 2019 Published in association with Kunstmuseum Basel
ERNST LUDWIG KIRCHNER
DRAMA AND THEATRE
EDITED BY KATHARINA BEISIEGEL, WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY KATHARINA BEISIEGEL, SILVIA DOLZ, LUCIUS GRISEBACH, WOLFGANG HENZE, JILL LLOYD, MARTINA NOMMSEN, THOMAS RÖSKE, THORSTEN SADOWSKY, HANNA STRZODA, AND CHRISTIAN WEIKOP
EDITED BY EVA REIFERT
Throughout Ernst Ludwig Kirchner’s career, one unifying theme emerges—the search for what he saw as unadulterated and primal. This volume explores the far-reaching influence of non-western art on Kirchner's oeuvre and the importance of his life in Davos, Switzerland, where he found a temporary peace despite the impending threat of censorship by the Nazis. Throughout the chapters of this book are reproductions of Kirchner’s paintings as well as his sculptures, woodcuts, sketches, drawings, textiles, carvings, and furniture. Archival material in the form of letters and diary entries offer an unprecedented look into the artist’s creative process. This study of one of the most talented and influential German Expressionist painters draws compelling conclusions about the influence of the imaginary on his work. KATHARINA BEISIEGEL is Deputy Director at the Art Centre Basel in Switzerland.
368 pages with 300 color illustrations Hardcover 91/2 x 1 13/4 in. / 24 x 30 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5756-0 US$60 £45 Can.$79 Pub. date: US January 2019 / UK November 2018
Shadows and light, high drama and the supernatural, these elements are hallmarks of Henry Fuseli’s paintings. Accompanying a long-overdue show of Fuseli’s works inspired by literary sources, this book addresses his appreciation of Greek tragedy, Shakespearian drama, and Milton’s monumental verse epos Paradise Lost. While most of the criticism around Fuseli focuses on his nightmarish visions indicative of the emerging era of Dark Romanticism, this book examines the dramatic elements both in subject matter and style of his paintings, which include themes of triumph and despair rendered in sharp contrast and explosive expression. Illustrated with brilliant reproductions, the essays in this book explore Fuseli’s world of literary sources as well as his new approach to the stage arts, and how the enthusiasm for Shakespeare in the 18th century played a part in the conception and marketing of Fuseli’s work, thus creating a more comprehensive understanding of his background, time, and world view. EVA REIFERT is Curator for 19th-Century and Classical Modern Art at the Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland.
240 pages with 160 color illustrations Hardcover 81/2 x 1 1 in. / 21.5 x 27.5 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5758-4 US$60 £45 Can.$79 Pub. date: US January 2019 / UK November 2018
This illustrated monograph looks at the multimedia work of Jitish Kallat, one of India’s most prominent and irreverent young artists.
Launching a new education and conservation project that connects people from different cultures, this dazzling series by renowned photographer Pieter Henket gives ancient folklore a modern-day spin.
Exhibition Itinerary: Museum Barberini, Potsdam, Germany June 30–October 21, 2018 Published in association with the Museum Barberini
JITISH KALLAT NATASHA GINWALA, WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY SHUMON BASAR, JYOTI DHAR, DILIP GAONKAR, RANJIT HOSKOTE, BERNARDO KASTRUP, SUHANYA RAFFEL, GIRISH SHAHANE, AND HANS ULRICH OBRIST One of South Asia’s most compelling artists, Jitish Kallat has built an immersive practice, ranging from ideas of time, recursion, and historical recall, to deliberations on the cosmopolis and the intertwined spheres of ecology and cosmology. The curator of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale in 2014, his work has been exhibited widely at museums and institutions worldwide. His vast oeuvre— spanning painting, photography, sculptural installation, and video—reveals his commitment to unveiling the meditative concerns of the self, often simultaneously situating the metropolis while also relating to the cosmic. This specially commissioned monograph commemorates a retrospective exhibition at the National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, in 2017. Illustrations map Kallat's expansive collection of artworks, exhibition displays, and found imagery. In addition, this book explores the visual culture which inspires and influences Kallat's wide-ranging works. NATASHA GINWALA is a curator, researcher, and writer. She was curatorial advisor for documenta 14.
TOLD BY THE PEOPLE OF MBOMO EDITED BY STEFANIE PLATTNER AND EVA VONK, WITH PHOTOGRAPHY BY PIETER HENKET The Congo Basin in Central Africa harbors approximately one quarter of the world’s rainforest. In the heart of this forest is Odzala-Kokoua National Park, an ecological wonderland that is home to untold numbers of rare gorillas, forest elephants, and birds. It is also home to people who have lives vastly different from much of the rest of the world. In this stunning photographic series, Pieter Henket presents images of the children of OdzalaKokoua telling the oral history of the Congo in enchanting and creative ways. Shot over the course of a month, Henket documented the children of this remote region as they designed, planned, created costumes for, and acted out a series of myths— about their tribes, their landscape, and the animals and plants that they live among. Their stories will educate others unfamiliar with a way of life that is so completely in harmony with nature. Filled with vibrant images that highlight the area’s magnificent flora and fauna, this photographic project, which was three years in the planning and execution, offers an exciting opportunity to learn about nature and the environment and it delivers an optimistic message about trust, cooperation, and conservation for the next generation of policy makers. STEFANIE PLATTNER is Managing Director and Producer of Storming Donkey Productions, a studio based in Potsdam, Germany, that develops cinematic and interactive content for international audiences. EVA VONK works at Storming Donkey Productions and has been involved with Congo Tales since its inception.
376 pages with 130 color illustrations Hardcover 8 x 10 1/2 in. / 20.5 x 27 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-8475-7 US$49.95 £39.99 Can.$65.95 Pub. date: US / UK October 2018
160 pages with 110 color illustrations Hardcover 91/2 x 121/2 in. / 24 x 32 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5789-8 US$50 £39.99 Can.$66 Pub. date: US September / UK July 2018
This generously illustrated survey of the acclaimed Indian artist Vivan Sundaram offers a comprehensive and wide ranging examination of his multi-media practice extending over a period of five decades.
Engaging the visceral and the cognitive, this timely book assembles 28 international artists who deploy a variety of media in order to interrogate logics of truth, authenticity, opinion, and faith.
Exhibition Itinerary: Haus der Kunst, Munich June 29–October 7, 2018
Exhibition Itinerary: Haus der Kunst, Munich March 2–August 19, 2018
Published in association with Haus der Kunst
Published in association with Haus der Kunst
BETWEEN THE VISCERAL AND THE COGNITIVE IN CONTEMPORARY ART
OKWUI ENWEZOR, DEEPAK ANANTH, ANDREAS HUYSSEN, KATYA GARCIA ANTON, AND ASHISH RADHYADAKSHA Vivan Sundaram’s eclecticism is a distinctive feature of his work and is the focus of this monograph. A pioneer of installation art in India, Sundaram started off as a painter in the late 1960s but his desire to break free of the limits imposed by the pictorial frame only came to fruition in the early 1990s, when Sundaram began making works that no longer hinged on the specificity of a medium. This change in artistic direction coincided with his interest in exploring the materiality of a range of substances, whether artisanal or industrial. Sundaram’s choice of materials has had a thematic resonance in the different bodies of work that he has made over the last twenty-five years. His practice keenly registers the civic dimension and political import of art. History, memory, and archive are the overarching concerns of his work. These themes define and structure this important publication and offer an open-ended framework for exploring the oeuvre of a highly original artist.
EDITED BY ANNA SCHNEIDER At a time when society seems to have given up believing in facts, relying on a sense of “blind faith” instead, the body and mind binary has gained considerable importance in contemporary art. Thought-provoking texts as well as stunning visual material of works by some of today’s most acclaimed young artists are brought together in this highly original volume that investigates issues of the body and mind in a moment when “reality” has become an increasingly loaded term. Artists included in the book are Ed Atkins, Kader Attia, Olga Balema, Melanie Bonajo, Mariechen Danz, Cécile B. Evans, Andrea Éva Györi, Benedikt Hipp, Nicholas Hlobo, Marguerite Humeau, KAYA, Hanne Lippard, Wangechi Mutu, Otobong Nkanga, Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa, Jon Rafman, Mary Reid Kelley, Lili Reynaud-Dewar, Raphael Sbrzesny, Jeremy Shaw, Teresa Solar Abboud, Jol Thomson, and David Zink Yi. ANNA SCHNEIDER is Curator at Haus der Kunst, Munich.
OKWUI ENWEZOR is Director of the Haus der Kunst in Munich.
224 pages with 115 color illustrations Hardcover 81/2 x 1 1 in. / 21.5 x 28 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5775-1 US$60 £45 Can.$79 Pub. date: US September / UK July 2018
224 pages with 95 color illustrations Hardcover 81/2 x 111/4 in. / 21.5 x 28.5 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5778-2 US$49.95 £39.99 Can.$65.95 Pub. date: US September / UK May 2018
On the centennial of the founding of the Novembergruppe, this book presents the latest scholarly research on an idealistically ambitious and aesthetically fruitful period of German art.
Now available in an expanded and revised edition, this book contains an outstanding collection of photographs by the renowned architectural photographer Hans Engels and provides a detailed survey of surviving Bauhaus architecture in Europe.
Exhibition Itinerary: Berlinische Galerie, Museum of Modern Art, Berlin November 9, 2018–March 11, 2019 Published in association with the Berlinische Galerie, Museum of Modern Art
THE NOVEMBERGRUPPE, 1918–1935
FROM HÖCH TO TAUT, FROM KLEE TO DIX
EDITED BY RALF BURMEISTER AND THOMAS KÖHLER, WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY JANINA NENTWIG, NILS GROSCH, KRISTINA KRATZ-KESSEMEIER, ISABEL WÜNSCHE, AND ANDREAS ZEISING
WITH TEXT BY AXEL TILCH
In the wake of World War I and the German Revolution of November 1918, a group of German artists, architects, composers, and writers banded together to work toward a democratic society that would reflect the values of the Weimar constitution. Some of the most celebrated artists of the period were members or participated in their numerous exhibitions, including Otto Dix, Max Ernst, Walter Gropius, George Grosz, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, László Moholy-Nagy, Hannah Höch, and Piet Mondrian. In an effort to reflect the liberal values of Germany’s newly established socialist government, the group was open to all styles, from Cubism, Futurism, and Expressionism to Dada, Abstraction, and New Objectivity. Until their dissolution in 1935, when they were banned by the Nazi regime, they exhibited nearly 3,000 works throughout the country. This book focuses on three distinct periods over the course of the group’s history. Each section features essays and a series of elegantly reproduced illustrations. Presenting over one hundred works, this stunning compilation offers new perspectives on the avant-garde art of Weimar Germany, its socio-utopian ideals, and its attempts to build bridges inside the artistic community as well as between the artists and their fellow citizens.
Focusing on buildings designed by Bauhaus members from 1919 to 1933, this book features some 65 famous and lesser-known building projects in Germany, Vienna, Barcelona, Prague, and Budapest by architects including Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer, and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Arranged chronologically, Bauhaus Architecture offers informative commentary along with photographs, taken especially for this book. Engels’ photographs show many buildings in their newly restored condition and reflect the full range of Bauhaus architecture, one of the most influential schools of architecture in the 20th century. HANS ENGELS is a renowned photographer whose work has been published in numerous books and magazines and has appeared in exhibitions throughout Europe. He is the author of Havana: The Photography of Hans Engels (Prestel). AXEL TILCH is a German architect and writer based in southern Germany.
RALF BURMEISTER is Curator at the Berlinische Galerie, Museum of Modern Art, Berlin. THOMAS KÖHLER is Director of the Berlinische Galerie, Museum of Modern Art, Berlin.
256 pages with 220 color illustrations Hardcover 9 x 101/2 in. / 23 x 27 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5781-2 US$60 £45 Can.$79 Pub. date: US January 2019 / UK November 2018
144 pages with 116 color illustrations Hardcover 91/2 x 1 1 in. / 24 x 28 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-8481-8 US$39.95 £29.99 Can.$53.95 Pub. date: US / UK October 2018
This generously illustrated and exciting new study of the Victorian era features rarely seen works, provocative essays, and a striking, period-inspired design.
Focusing on the little-known but remarkable drawings of Victor Hugo, this book sheds light on the novelist, poet, and playwright’s artistic practice and creative brilliance.
Exhibition Itinerary: Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma October 11, 2018–January 6, 2019
Exhibition Itinerary: Hammer Museum, Los Angeles September 27–December 30, 2018
Vero Beach Museum of Art, Florida February 9–May 5, 2019
Published in association with the Hammer Museum
Seattle Art Museum, Washington June 13–September 8, 2019 Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut February 13–May 10, 2020
VICTORIAN RADICALS FROM THE PRE-RAPHAELITES TO THE ARTS & CRAFTS MOVEMENT TIM BARRINGER, MARTIN ELLIS, AND VICTORIA OSBORNE
Although the word “Victorian” connotes a kind of dry propriety, the artists working in the Victorian era were anything but. Starting with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and lasting through the dawn of the 20th century, the era’s painters, writers, and designers challenged every prevailing belief about art and its purpose. The full spectrum of the Victorian avantgarde is in magnificent display in this book that features nearly 150 works drawn from the Birmingham Museum’s unparalleled collection. Characterized by attention to detail, vibrant colors, and engagement with literary themes and daily life, the paintings, works on paper, and decorative objects featured reveal the myriad ways Victorian artists and artisans made sense of a rapidly changing world. Perceptive essays and the latest scholarship illuminate the issues these artists contended with, including the relationship to art and nature, questions of class and gender identity, the value of handmade versus machine production, and the search for beauty in an age of industry. Designed to reflect the tactile nature of the work and featuring typography inspired by the Victorian era, this beautiful volume is as fresh and bold as the visionaries it celebrates. TIM BARRINGER is Paul Mellon Professor of the History of Art at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. MARTIN ELLIS is a freelance curator, lecturer, broadcaster, and former Curator of Applied Art at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery in England. VICTORIA OSBORNE is Curator of Fine Art for Birmingham Museums Trust in England.
288 pages with 260 color illustrations Hardcover 9 1/2 x 111/2 in. / 24 x 29 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5763-8 US$65 £49.99 Can.$86 Pub. date: US / UK October 2018 DelMonico Books
Nevada Museum of Art, Reno June 20–September 13, 2020 Published in association with the American Federation of Arts
STONES TO STAINS THE DRAWINGS OF VICTOR HUGO CYNTHIA BURLINGHAM AND ALLEGRA PESENTI, WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY PIERRE GEORGEL, FLORIAN RODARI, AND MATTHIEU VAHANIAN
Accompanying a major exhibition, this book brings together around 120 of the most significant examples of Victor Hugo’s works on paper. It features previously unpublished drawings and insightful texts that reveal Hugo’s extraordinary talents as a draftsman. Remarkably spontaneous and receptive to the myriad possibilities of medium and materials, Hugo produced experimental and enigmatic compositions, from haunting renditions of castles and ruins to ethereal and abstract forms and stains. This volume includes essays which place Hugo’s drawings within the context of artistic movements in 19th-century France, closely examine his cosmic landscapes and visions of the night, delve into Hugo’s processing of ideas and imagination, and analyze a central pair of opposing forces in his work—stones and stains. This lavishly illustrated book presents the full breadth of Hugo’s talent. Hugo’s drawings afford a greater insight into the creative brilliance that brought forth some of the most indelible stories of all time. CYNTHIA BURLINGHAM is Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs at the Hammer Museum. She is also Director of the UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts. ALLEGRA PESENTI is Associate Director and Senior Curator of the UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts.
176 pages with 120 color illustrations Hardcover 9 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. / 24.4 x 26.7 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5764-5 US$50 £39.99 Can.$66 Pub. date: US / UK September 2018 DelMonico Books
This lavishly illustrated book presents Muslim fashion as an essential part of contemporary style.
This stunning book focuses on four centuries of magnificent jewelry that resulted from the cultural exchange between India and Europe.
Exhibition Itinerary: de Young, San Francisco September 22, 2018–January 6, 2019
Exhibition Itinerary: Legion of Honor, San Francisco November 3, 2018–February 24, 2019
Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt Opens Spring 2019
Published in association with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Additional venues to be announced. Published in association with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
CONTEMPORARY MUSLIM FASHION
EAST MEETS WEST
JILL D'ALESSANDRO AND REINA LEWIS, WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY DEENA ALJUHANI ABDULAZIZ, REMONA ALY, ALEX AUBRY, SHIVA BALAGHI, LAURA L. CAMERLENGO, SARIYA CHERUVALLILCONTRACTOR, SHELINA JANMOHAMED, CARLA JONES, AND SU'AD ABDUL KABEER
JEWELS OF THE MAHARAJAS FROM THE AL THANI COLLECTION
This dazzling exploration of contemporary Muslim modest dress, from historic styles to present-day examples, accompanies a major exhibition and reveals the enormous range of self-expression through fashion achieved by Muslim men and women. Filled with documentary and fashion photography as well as stills from runway shows and the media, this book explores the ways Muslim style cultures are shaped by global trends and religious beliefs. From high-end couture to streetwear, this volume shows how established and diaspora regions, such as Dubai, Jakarta, London, and New York, are homes to thriving industries that create classic and cutting-edge looks. Accompanying these images are essays and personal narratives by leading voices that touch on everything from the history of modest dress to social media. A fascinating examination of a major segment of the fashion industry, this book highlights the ingenuity and creativity of Muslim designers and wearers as they deftly navigate the fashion industry while maintaining their religious and cultural identities. JILL D’ALESSANDRO is Curator of the Caroline and H. McCoy Jones Department of Textile Arts at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Her previous books include Summer of Love: Art, Fashion, and Rock & Roll and Pulp Fashion: The Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave (Prestel). REINA LEWIS is Professor of Cultural Studies at the London College of Fashion. She is the author of Muslim Fashion: Contemporary Style Cultures.
256 pages with 220 color illustrations Hardcover 10 x 13 in. / 25.5 x 33 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5782-9 US$75 £55 Can.$99 Pub. date: US / UK September 2018 DelMonico Books
MARTIN CHAPMAN, WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY SEEMA ANAND AND AMIN JAFFER
From the dawn of the Mughal Empire through the end of the British Raj, exquisite pieces of jewelry from or inspired by India traveled between Europe and Asia. This book features more than 150 objects, including jewel-encrusted jades, famous gemstones, enameled gold, and other precious works of art that range in date from the 17th century to the 1930s, along with exquisite contemporary examples by JAR and Baghat that draw from earlier motifs. Between the 16th and 19th centuries, Indian jewelry and works of art developed Persian and Muslim influences brought over by the Mughal Empire while European styles and craftsmanship traveled to India via the British Raj. As illustrated in this elegant book, 20th-century influences flowed in the opposite direction when Indian jewelry inspired European designers to make pieces in the Indian style. East Meets West also showcases the significant role that gender played, as Indian men adorned themselves with treasures worn exclusively by women in Europe. With fascinating essays and beautiful photographs, this book illustrates the cultural and artistic conversations that resulted in some of the most gorgeous jewelry ever created. MARTIN CHAPMAN is Curator in Charge of European Decorative Arts and Sculpture at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. His most recent books include The Sculpture of Auguste Rodin at the Legion of Honor and Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking (both by Prestel).
176 pages with 150 color illustrations Hardcover 93/4 x 101/2 in. / 25 x 27 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5783-6 US$39.95 £29.99 Can.$53.95 Pub. date: US / UK November 2018 DelMonico Books
Encompassing the entire career of the American surrealist painter Kay Sage, this catalogue raisonné features all her known mature works and the latest scholarship on a brilliant artist.
Exhibition Itinerary: Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts September 20, 2018–January 27, 2019
This dazzling book showcases dozens of Paul Gauguin’s most celebrated works and presents a new consideration of the artist’s relationships.
Exhibition Itinerary: de Young, San Francisco November 17, 2018–April 7, 2019 Published in association with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
KAY SAGE CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ
EDITED BY JESSIE SENTIVAN, WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY MARY ANN CAWS AND STEPHEN ROBESON MILLER
A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY
While her career as a painter was often eclipsed during her lifetime by that of her husband, Yves Tanguy, recent scholarship posits that the influence was mutual and that Kay Sage’s work was distinct from Tanguy’s. The full extent of Sage’s talent is laid bare in this stunning slip-cased book that includes many works that have not been viewed publicly since the 1940s and 1950s. An insightful essay explores Sage’s involvement with the Surrealists and her marriage to Tanguy, as a partner and sounding board. A generously illustrated chronology includes personal and archival material that reveals much about her life and practice. The paintings, collages, and works on paper—haunting, evocative, and original—are reproduced to full effect, each with comprehensive provenance and exhibition history. Impeccably researched and engagingly written, this monograph brings to life an intrepid and hugely gifted artist whose talent is long overdue for recognition. JESSIE SENTIVAN is Curatorial Assistant at the Williams College Museum of Art and was a contributing editor of Hans Hofmann Catalogue Raisonné of Paintings.
CHRISTINA HELLMICH AND LINE CLAUSEN PEDERSEN, WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY ELIZABETH C. CHILDS, CAROL S. IVORY, THÉANO JAILLET, YUKI KIHARA, AND PHILIPPE PELTIER
This vibrant examination of Paul Gauguin’s life and work features more than fifty pieces from the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek collection in Copenhagen, including paintings, wood carvings, and ceramics along with Oceanic art and Gauguin’s works on paper from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s permanent collections. Each piece is reproduced in exquisite detail, offering a superb opportunity to enjoy Gauguin’s groundbreaking use of color, line, and form. Essays examine Gauguin’s relationships and reveal the struggles, indulgences, awakenings, and betrayals of his personal and professional life. Other essays provide new insights into Gauguin’s travels to the far reaches of the French colonial empire in the Pacific and explore his cultural identity, sexuality, and spirituality. Beautifully designed to complement Gauguin’s extraordinary oeuvre, this book offers a refreshing take on an artist whose life and work continue to fascinate to the present day. CHRISTINA HELLMICH is Curator in Charge of the Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas and the Jolika Collection of New Guinea Art at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. LINE CLAUSEN PEDERSEN is Curator at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek collection in Copenhagen.
520 pages with 179 illustrations Hardcover in slipcase 9 3/4 x 10 1/4 in. / 24.8 x 26 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5785-0 US$165 £120 Can.$215 Pub. date: US October / UK September 2018 DelMonico Books
224 pages with 150 color illustrations Hardcover 83/4 x 101/2 in. / 22 x 27 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5795-9 US$60 £45 Can.$79 Pub. date: US / UK November 2018 DelMonico Books
This stunning book explores Italian Neorealism in photography, as it documented Italy’s economic and social conditions in the mid-20th century and its rise as a democratic nation.
Accompanying a major survey of the work of the American artist Laurie Simmons, this generously illustrated book features every important step of her ever-evolving career— from small black-and-white photographs of miniature furniture to large-scale, full color images featuring life-sized Japanese dolls.
Exhibition Itinerary: Grey Art Gallery, New York September 6–December 8, 2018 Published in association with Admira
Exhibition Itinerary: Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas October 14, 2018–January 27, 2019 Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago February 23–May 5, 2019 Published in association with the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
THE NEW IMAGE IN ITALY 1932–1960
BIG CAMERA/LITTLE CAMERA
ENRICA VIGANÒ, WITH A FOREWORD BY MARTIN SCORSESE AND CONTRIBUTIONS BY FABIO AMODEO, GIAN PIERO BRUNETTA, BRUNO FALCETTO, AND GIUSEPPE PINNA
ANDREA KARNES, WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY MICHAEL AUPING, ANDRIANNA CAMPBELL, CARROLL DUNHAM, OMAR KHOLEIF, LAURIE SIMMONS, WILLIAM SIMMONS, LYNNE TILLMAN, AND JEFFREY USLIP
Originally used for Fascist propaganda, the camera in Italy became a tool for artists to reveal the poverty and oppression of their country and a way to instigate positive social development and create a national identity. The NeoRealismo style became a call for economic justice as well as an artistic movement that influenced the modern world. The achievements of that movement are celebrated in this book with more than 200 illustrations, including exquisitely reproduced photographs and magazine images as well as film stills and posters. Together these images portray the seismic changes that took place throughout Italy during and after the war. The migration from south to north, the rural and urban poverty, and the desire to establish a national identity are all given expression through the photographers’ lenses. Accompanying essays discuss the technological changes that transformed the country, trace the evolution of Neorealist cinema, and explore how writers became part of this revolution. Beautiful, raw, and free of artifice, these images and the people who created them ushered a unique and fascinating moment in modern art history. ENRICA VIGANÒ is a journalist, curator, and Founder of Admira, an organization that oversees photographic exhibitions around the world.
352 pages with 218 illustrations Hardcover 91/2 x 111/2 in. / 24 x 29 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5769-0 US$65 £49.99 Can.$86 Pub. date: US / UK September 2018 DelMonico Books
Gender roles and identity, reality and its distortion, and the psychologically loaded myth of “normal life” are recurrent themes in Laurie Simmons’s work. Taken chronologically, her career has followed a trajectory from miniature to full size, black-and-white to color, mechanical to human. Over more than four decades, the artist’s authentic gaze has remained unflinching, whether she is composing tableaux of plastic figurines and props, or painting the eyelids of glamorous models and transforming them into doll-like humans with an unsettling stare. Her well-known series, such as “Walking and Lying Objects” and “The Instant Decorator,” are featured here along with lesser-known series that explore underwater photography, self-portraiture, and a feature film starring Meryl Streep and a plastic dummy. The book includes an essay on Simmons's early iconic photographs, while other writings take closer looks at specific and more recent series. Renowned art historian and curator Michael Auping’s interview with Simmons rounds out this book. ANDREA KARNES is Senior Curator at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth in Texas.
256 pages with 245 illustrations, 170 in color Hardcover 9 x 12 in. / 23 x 30.5 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5762-1 US$60 £45 Can.$79 Pub. date: US / UK October 2018 DelMonico Books
DELMONICO ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN
Following the celebration of the 70th anniversary of Indian independence, this book focuses on the Progressive Artists Group, which included artists from different backgrounds and traditions who found common cause at a time of political and social upheaval in their country.
Exhibition Itinerary: Asia Society Museum, New York September 15, 2018–January 20, 2019 Published in association with Asia Society Museum
This large-format and generously illustrated book captures the visionary approach to the land embraced in designs for The Sea Ranch, the planned community that has become a touchstone of 1960s West Coast modernism.
Exhibition Itinerary: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art December 22, 2018–April 28, 2019 Published in association with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
THE PROGRESSIVE REVOLUTION
THE SEA RANCH
MODERN ART FOR A NEW INDIA
ARCHITECTURE, ENVIRONMENT, AND IDEALISM
ZEHRA JUMABHOY AND BOON HUI TAN, WITH A FOREWORD BY JOSETTE SHEERAN AND CONTRIBUTIONS BY AMAL ALLANA, YASHODHARA DALMIA, FAISAL DEVJI, AND GAYATRI SINHA
JOSEPH BECKER AND JENNIFER DUNLOP FLETCHER, WITH AN ESSAY BY SIMON SADLER AND CONTRIBUTIONS BY MARY GRIFFIN, ANNA HALPRIN, CHIP LORD AND CURTIS SHREIER, DONLYN LYNDON, AND BARBARA STAUFFACHER SOLOMON
Formed just months after the 1947 Partition of India and during tremendous violence and protest, the Progressive Artists Group (PAG) included artists seeking a break with their country’s past and its cultural constraints. For nearly a decade these painters and sculptors explored ideas about art for a new nation. Through lush illustrations and scholarly essays, this volume looks at the brand of modernism the group espoused and its relevance and importance to contemporary art. The careers of artists K.H. Ara, S.K. Bakre, H.A. Gade, V.S. Gaitonde, M.F. Husain, Krishen Khanna, Ram Kumar, Tyeb Mehta, Akbar Padamsee, S.H. Raza, Mohan Samant, and F.N. Souza are presented in three sections. “The Realists” explores how artists turned away from the trauma of Mumbai and toward folk and rural culture. “India International” demonstrates how the Progressives mined contemporary artists such as Mark Rothko, Paul Klee, and Pablo Picasso to create their own distinct genre. “Masters of the Game” brings together works created after the PAG’s dissolution and shows how these pieces collectively gave visual form to the idea of India as secular, heterogeneous, international, and united. A valuable examination of the ways artistic expression can preserve and advance its cultural heritage, this volume captures an exciting time in India’s art history. ZEHRA JUMABHOY is Visiting Lecturer at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London. BOON HUI TAN is Vice President for Global Arts & Cultural Programs and Director at Asia Society Museum in New York City.
192 pages with 100 color illustrations Hardcover 91/4 x 1 1 in. / 23.5 x 28 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5768-3 US$65 £49.99 Can.$86 Pub. date: US October / UK September 2018 DelMonico Books
Situated on a ten-mile stretch of rugged Northern California coastline, The Sea Ranch was conceived as a retreat from urban living with connection to nature as a guiding principle. This striking book examines the development of the site’s master plan and iconic early designs through sketches, drawings, and contemporary and archival photographs of its astonishing landscapes and distinctive timber-framed structures. A collection of essays that consider The Sea Ranch in relation to popular leisure destinations and within the context of the architectural history of California are accompanied by conversations with designers and others associated with the project from its inception. This book showcases the exemplary balance between land stewardship and modernist architecture that has made The Sea Ranch a model for living in harmony with nature. JOSEPH BECKER is Associate Curator of Architecture and Design at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. His previous books include Allied Works Architecture: Dwelling and Lebbeus Woods, Architect. JENNIFER DUNLOP FLETCHER is Helen Hilton Raiser Curator of Architecture and Design at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Her previous books include Lebbeus Woods, Architect and A. Quincy Jones: Building for Better Living (Prestel).
176 pages with 130 color illustrations Hardcover 9 1/2 x 1 1 in. / 24 x 28 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5784-3 US$60 £45 Can.$79 Pub. date: US / UK December 2018 DelMonico Books
This generously illustrated book chronicles Steve Kahn’s “The Hollywood Suites” series, which comprises of photos taken in rent-by-the-hour apartments in a run-down section of Hollywood from 1974 to 1977, featuring porn-industry models and the architecture of the rooms themselves.
Exhibition Itinerary: de Young, San Francisco September 29, 2018–March 31, 2019 Published in association with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
This lavishly illustrated book features the beautiful and scientifically important photographs by Anna Atkins, whose landmark work combined a passion for botany with remarkable creativity and technical skill.
Exhibition Itinerary: The New York Public Library October 18, 2018–March 3, 2019 Published in association with The New York Public Library
THE HOLLYWOOD SUITES
THE CYANOTYPES OF ANNA ATKINS
JAMES A. GANZ, WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY CONNIE LEWALLEN, MATTHEW SIMMS, AND JODI THROCKMORTON
LARRY J. SCHAAF, WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY JOSHUA CHUANG, EMILY WALZ, AND MIKE WARE
In 1974 the photojournalist and art photographer Steve Kahn began a series of provocative black-and-white Polaroids of porn-industry models posing in seedy Hollywood apartments. What began as an exploration of staged photography and portraiture evolved over the next three years into “The Hollywood Suites,” a multi-faceted conceptual project in which Kahn turned his lens away from the models to deconstruct their seemingly mundane and monotonous surroundings. Endlessly fascinating, Kahn’s series touches on myriad themes including bondage, containment, isolation, and the poetics of absence. This volume includes more than 100 works arranged in chronological groupings based on the original Polaroid film sessions and features essays that offer a scholarly assessment of a groundbreaking work.
Anna Atkins (1799–1871) came of age in Victorian England, a particularly fertile environment for learning and scientific discovery. Guided by her father, a prominent scientist, Atkins was inspired by William Henry Fox Talbot to take up photography and was friends with Sir John Herschel, who invented the cyanotype photographic process in 1842. The next year, Atkins began making cyanotypes in an effort to illustrate and distribute information about her herbarium. The result was Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions, the first book to be illustrated with photographs. A decade later, she and her friend Anne Dixon expanded their visual inquiry to flowering plants, feathers, and other subjects. This volume is a revised and expanded edition of a long out-of-print monograph that first secured Atkins’s place in the history of photography. It draws upon years of careful research and sets Atkins and her work in the proper context. Supplementary texts shed new light on her productions and on the cyanotype process, which is still used by artists today. The photographs themselves—ethereal, deeply hued, and wonderfully intricate—are brought to life with exquisite reproductions that are certain to win Atkins a new generation of followers.
JAMES A. GANZ is Curator of the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. His recent publications include Rembrandt’s Century and Arthur Tress: San Francisco 1964 (both by Prestel).
LARRY J. SCHAAF is a photographic historian and Director of the William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné at the Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford.
160 pages with 204 illustrations Hardcover 1 1 x 1 1 3/4 in. / 28 x 29.5 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5799-7 US$50 £39.99 Can.$66 Pub. date: US / UK October 2018 DelMonico Books
176 pages with 120 color illustrations Hardcover 9 x 12 in. / 23 x 30.5 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5798-0 US$60 £45 Can.$79 Pub. date: US / UK October 2018 DelMonico Books
This generously illustrated book explores new developments in Jeffrey Gibson’s recent work.
Exhibition Itinerary: The Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art at Hamilton College, Clinton, New York September 8–December 9, 2018 The Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas, Austin July 15–September 29, 2019 Published in association with the Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art
A companion to an exhibition inspired by the work of celebrated American painter and critic Manny Farber, this book explores Farber’s concept of “Termite Art,” an argument for the vital importance of art drawn from the everyday.
Exhibition Itinerary: The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles October 14, 2018–March 11, 2019 Published in association with The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
ONE DAY AT A TIME
THIS IS THE DAY
MANNY FARBER AND TERMITE ART
TRACY L. ADLER, WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY JANE PANETTA AND LOWERY STOKES SIMS
HELEN MOLESWORTH, WITH COMMISSIONED ARTISTS' PROJECTS BY GREGG BORDOWITZ, GLENN LIGON, SUE SCHARDT, AND JASON SIMON
Through painting, sculpture, installation, and film, Jeffrey Gibson brings together overlapping and conflicting cultures, histories, and aesthetics. Most recently he has explored notions of cultural and personal identity as they are communicated through aspects of adornment and dress. Highlighting his work from 2014 through 2018, including a series of garments and an original film that will debut as part of the accompanying exhibition at the Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art, this volume offers fresh insight into Gibson’s approach, which melds the artist’s Native American heritage with popular culture. Curated by Tracy L. Adler, JohnsonPote Director of the Wellin Museum of Art, this selection of over fifty works features punching bags, paintings, beaded panels, and ceramics, among other works of art. An interview with Gibson by Adler and essays by Jane Panetta and Lowery Stokes Sims round out this beautiful book. TRACY L. ADLER is Johnson-Pote Director of the Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York.
200 pages with 75 illustrations Hardcover 121/4 x 121/4 in. / 31.4 x 31.4 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5765-2 US$60 £45 Can.$79 Pub. date: US / UK September 2018 DelMonico Books
“Termite Art,” in Farber’s definition, is art born of observing and acknowledging the transitory nature of daily life. It is also a key antidote to the widespread problem of “White Elephant” art— big, swaggering “masterpiece art” self-consciously striving for greatness. In this book, artists, historians, and critics dive deep into art that forgoes such ambition in order to attend to the pleasures and problems of the everyday. The book is anchored by an essay by editor Helen Molesworth and features four contemporary commissioned artists’ projects that exemplify “Termite Art,” an interview with filmmaker Jean-Pierre Gorin, and a carefully selected collection of historical essays by and about Farber that functions as a reader on the subject. HELEN MOLESWORTH is Chief Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Her articles regularly appear in periodicals such as Artforum, Art Journal, and October.
256 pages with 150 color illustrations Hardcover 8 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. / 21 x 27 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5766-9 US$60 £45 Can.$79 Pub. date: US / UK October 2018 DelMonico Books
This stunning and comprehensive book presents acclaimed artist William Forsythe, whose work is at the intersection of performance, sculpture, and installation.
Exhibition Itinerary: Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston October 30, 2018–January 27, 2019 Published in association with the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
This gorgeously illustrated book explores the three main themes that have inspired William Cordova’s work for decades: transmission, alchemy, and transcendence.
Exhibition Itinerary: Pérez Art Museum Miami April 27–October 17, 2018
Growing up in Miami, and of Afro-Peruvian descent, William Cordova’s life has been marked by the transformation of materials and identities. In this monograph, the celebrated artist draws from his experiences to create elegant, thoughtful works that traverse narratives including hip-hop culture, Afro diasporic realities, and pre-Columbian Andean history. Exhibition curator María Elena Ortiz gives an overview of Cordova’s practice while an interview with the artist focuses on the artist’s memories and artistic influences. Additional texts explore the impact of hip-hop on minority groups and the role of sculpture and installation art in Andean spirituality. Electrifying and beautiful, these works challenge traditional Western ideologies and reflect the cultural movements and transformations of today.
Published in association with the Pérez Art Museum Miami
200 pages with 80 color illustrations Hardcover 8 x 10 in. / 20 x 25.5 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5767-6 US$45 £35 Can.$60 Pub. date: US / UK September 2018 DelMonico Books
LOUISE NERI AND EVA RESPINI, WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY DANIEL BIRNBAUM, WILLIAM FORSYTHE, SUSAN FOSTER, REBECCA GROVES, MOLLY NESBIT, AND ROSLYN SULCAS
LOUISE NERI is a scholar and curator. EVA RESPINI is Barbara Lee Chief Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston.
MARÍA ELENA ORTIZ, WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY JEFF CHANG, LESLIE HEWITT, AND CANDICE HOPKINS
MARÍA ELENA ORTIZ is Associate Curator at the Pérez Art Museum Miami.
Since the 1990s, parallel to his stage productions, Forsythe has developed a body of work he calls “Choreographic Objects”. These experimental, interactive works invite the viewer to engage with the fundamental ideas of choreography and extend Forsythe’s choreographic explorations beyond the stage and skilled professionals to public spaces and the layperson. This volume considers the full breadth of his oeuvre and features contributions from leading scholars, critics, and theorists in the disciplines of visual arts, choreography, and dance. Forsythe’s highly engaging voice shines through in his own writing, which enriches and deepens the scholarly essays in the book. In addition, the book features an illustrated chronology of The Forsythe Company (2005–15), the artist’s dance troupe that followed his legendary tenure at Ballett Frankfurt. Generously illustrated, this volume is certain to become a reference book for Forsythe’s many fans as well as an invaluable resource for students of visual art, dance, and interdisciplinary practice.
NOW’S THE TIME: NARRATIVES OF SOUTHERN ALCHEMY
This monograph surveys the work of the Los Angeles–based choreographer and dancer Adam Linder, whose nuanced and highly evocative work offers a critical reflection on the nature of live performance and the role of dance within museums. Published in association with the Hammer Museum
WHO IS SURFING WHO ADAM LINDER ARAM MOSHAYEDI, WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY KIRSTY BELL, SARAH LEHRER-GRAIWER, ADAM LINDER, HENRIK OLESEN, AND WILL RAWLS Every two years, on the occasion of the Made in L.A. biennial, the Hammer Museum honors artistic excellence by administering the Mohn Award to an artist whose presentation of work in the exhibition is exceptional. The 2016 winner was choreographer Adam Linder, whose performance and accompanying installation, “Kein Paradiso,” premiered at the Hammer. This elegant monograph focuses on the stage works that Linder has produced to date. Starting with “Ma Ma Ma Materials” (2012) and concluding with “Kein Paradiso,” the book presents five of Linder’s stage works and includes photographs, printed ephemera, costumes, and excerpts of original scripts authored by Linder. In addition, the book features contextual essays written by an array of artists, curators, and choreographers. ARAM MOSHAYEDI is Curator at the Hammer Museum. He is the author of Stories of Almost Everyone and Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, only (both by Prestel).
240 pages with 200 color illustrations Hardcover 9 x 12 in. / 25 x 30.5 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5796-6 US$50 £39.99 Can.$66 Pub. date: US / UK October 2018 DelMonico Books
164 pages with 70 color illustrations Hardcover 5 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. / 13.5 x 19 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5790-4 US$34.95 £27.50 Can.$45.95 Pub. date: US / UK September 2018 DelMonico Books
This publication celebrates the Antwerp-based, Nigerian-born artist Otobong Nkanga, who explores cultural and historical conflicts as well as the exploitation of Earth’s natural resources.
Exhibition Itinerary: Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago March 31–September 9, 2018 Published in association with the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
OTOBONG NKANGA TO DIG A HOLE THAT COLLAPSES AGAIN OMAR KHOLEIF, WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY TEJU COLE In capturing the fraught relationships among people and their environments, Otobong Nkanga illuminates the social, political, and economic histories—and legacies—of colonialism. This beautifully illustrated book, which focuses on Nkanga’s drawings, showcases the artist’s compelling and thought-provoking oeuvre. An essay by Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago curator Omar Kholeif reveals the rich background of Nkanga’s varied subjects, including the historical realities of Nigeria and memories of the artist’s childhood. In addition, a narrative piece by acclaimed author and art historian Teju Cole offers a poignant counterpart to Nkanga’s work as he reflects on his experiences growing up in Nigeria. Interspersed throughout the monograph are the artist’s newly written poems, inspired by the city of Chicago. OMAR KHOLEIF is Manilow Senior Curator and Director of Global Initiatives at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.
Coinciding with a major exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, this anthology of essays and reflections casts a discursive and critical light on the work of artists engaging with the internet and digital technologies today.
Exhibition Itinerary: Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago June 23–October 14, 2018 Published in association with the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
I WAS RAISED ON THE INTERNET OMAR KHOLEIF
112 pages with 100 illustrations Hardcover 8 x 10 in. / 20 x 25.5 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5800-0 US$24.95 £19.99 Can.$33.95 Pub. date: US / UK September 2018 DelMonico Books
This stunning book showcases paintings, sculptures, drawings, and tapestries by acclaimed artist Enrico David, who has spent the last two decades exploring materials and rejecting the trends of the contemporary art scene. Exhibition Itinerary: Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago September 29, 2018–March 10, 2019 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC Opens April 2019 Published in association with the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
ENRICO DAVID GRADATIONS OF SLOW RELEASE MICHAEL DARLING, WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY MARK BEASLEY AND NATHANAËL Enrico David has distinguished himself as one of the most original artists working today. This monograph, published on the occasion of the artist’s first US survey, celebrates an artist who uses unconventional mediums such as copper, wax, bamboo, bone, Vaseline, cashmere, and cotton to fashion imagery that revolves around the human figure and its many states of being. The generously illustrated volume includes an illuminating essay about David’s practice by Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago curator Michael Darling, a compelling creative piece by Nathanaël, and an interview with the artist by Mark Beasley of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.
Structured in three parts, I Was Raised on the Internet features critical essays, provocations, and manifestos, as well as images of new commissions for the accompanying exhibition. The book functions independently of the exhibition as a contribution to the knowledge of art and technology studies. Esteemed authors and creative practitioners—including Monira Al Qadiri, Jeremy Bailey, Zach Blas, James Bridle, Michael Connor, Lauren Cornell, Aria Dean, Simon Denny, DIS, Orit Gat, Omar Kholeif, Cadence Kinsey, Olia Lialina, Joanne McNeil, Trevor Paglen, Heather Phillipson, Jared Quinton, Martine Syms, Jon Thomson and Alison Craighead, and Nina Wexelblatt—use the book as a jumping-off point to broaden the critical debate on art that engages with continually evolving digital technologies. OMAR KHOLEIF is Manilow Senior Curator and Director of Global Initiatives at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. He is the author of You Are Here: Art After the Internet and Electronic Superhighway: From Experiments in Art and Technology to Art After the Internet.
MICHAEL DARLING is James W. Alsdorf Chief Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.
112 pages with 100 illustrations Paperback 8 x 10 in. / 20 x 25.5 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5801-7 US$24.95 £19.99 Can.$33.95 Pub. date: US / UK September 2018 DelMonico Books
244 pages with 50 illustrations Paperback 7 x 10 in. / 18 x 25.5 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-5802-4 US$24.95 £19.99 Can.$33.95 Pub. date: US / UK September 2018 DelMonico Books
PRESTEL CHILDREN'S BOOKS
PRESTEL CHILDREN'S BOOKS
A stunningly illustrated treasury of animals, this book will entrance and delight young children interested in the world of nature.
This charming introduction to the world of color and a child’s first words is brimming with bright, playfully inviting illustrations of everyday objects.
WONDERS OF NATURE
HELLO LILAC - GOOD MORNING YELLOW
EXPLORATIONS IN THE WORLD OF BIRDS, INSECTS AND FISH
COLORS AND FIRST WORDS JUDITH DREWS
FLORENCE GUIRAUD Bright-eyed birds, evanescent butterflies, tropical fish and other pleasures await the readers of this large format book that will appeal to young children’s curiosity about the natural world. Reminiscent of the watercolors of Ernst Haeckel, John James Audubon, and Maria Sibylla Merian, these charming and expertly rendered pictures of birds, insects, and fish will provide hours of exploration. Presented in double-page spreads, interspersed with informative texts, Guiraud’s illustrations capture the wondrous beauty that populates our oceans, forests, and fields. Her expressive illustrations create a sense of intimacy and empathy with the natural world and their exquisite detail rewards close investigation. Certain to captivate both children and adults, this magnificent book will instill in its readers a connection to the world around them and ignite a sense of wonder about all living things.
Introducing children to colors and in the process expanding their vocabulary, this book will delight young readers, who will recognize the myriad of things that make their world colorful. A sunny morning introduces the color yellow and leads young readers to a light bulb, a fuzzy baby chick, a lemon, and a friendly lion. A snowman, a sheep, an egg, and a soccer ball reveal that white has endless variations. Green takes readers outside to look at a leaf, a frog, and a caterpillar while a brown bear is surrounded by a wooden spoon, a basket, a girl’s braid, and a broom. Gorgeously illustrated, this engaging book is sure to capture a child’s imagination and is perfect for young ones to read with their parents. JUDITH DREWS is a designer, illustrator, and author of many successful children’s books. She lives in Berlin.
FLORENCE GUIRAUD is an award-winning illustrator and author of more than 60 books. She is the recipient of the prestigious Saint-Exupéry Prize. She lives in Anglet, France.
96 pages with 65 full-page illustrations Hardcover 101/2 x 141/2 in. / 27 x 37 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-7365-2 US$25 £17.99 Can.$34 Pub. date: US / UK October 2018 Recommended for ages 5–9
32 pages with 32 color illustrations Hardcover 8 x 101/4 in. / 20 x 26 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-7351-5 US$14.95 £10.99 Can.$19.95 Pub. date: US / UK October 2018 Recommended for ages 1–3
PRESTEL CHILDREN'S BOOKS
PRESTEL CHILDREN'S BOOKS
Oskar the raven is back, and this time he’s having so much fun discovering all the things he can do.
This wonderfully illustrated and captivating introduction to the wonders of architecture will have young readers poring over each spread and learning as they go.
WHERE’S THE ARCHITECT?
FROM PYRAMIDS TO SKYSCRAPERS AN ARCHITECTURE LOOK AND FIND BOOK
Britta Teckentrup has established herself as one of the most popular children’s book authors today. Her vibrant, collagebased illustrations have made her books a favorite in homes, schools, and libraries. And her character, Oskar, based on her family cat of the same name, is the perfect companion for young readers. This new book sends a simple, positive message that will empower kids to claim their own accomplishments. Tie a shoe? Brush their teeth? Wash their dishes? Bounce a ball? If Oskar can do it, they can too. Fans of Oskar’s adventures will be thrilled to discover their friend is back with a new story. And readers meeting Oskar for the first time will discover a delightful, relatable character who makes them feel good about themselves and the world around them. BRITTA TECKENTRUP is the award-winning author and illustrator of numerous books, including Before I Wake Up, Birds and Their Feathers, The Egg, Oskar and Mo, and Oskar Loves… (all by Prestel). She lives in Berlin.
SUSANNE REBSCHER, WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY ANNABELLE VON SPERBER
From the top of China’s Great Wall to the base of the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx, this journey through the world of architecture stops in nearly every continent and travels through centuries. Annabelle von Sperber populates her dynamic and intricate double-page spreads with many details and a hidden architect or important figure on every page that kids will have fun trying to locate. Along the way they’ll learn about the iron workers who built the Empire State building, how many bulbs it takes to light the Eiffel Tower, where the royal jewels are kept at the Tower of London, and why there is so much red and yellow in Beijing’s Forbidden City. Young readers will find themselves fully immersed in this large format book while learning about the incredible architectural wonders that continue to amaze us today. SUSANNE REBSCHER is a children’s book author living in Bamberg, Germany. Her books include biographies of Leonardo da Vinci and Julius Caesar, as well as Where’s the Artist? (Prestel). ANNABELLE VON SPERBER has illustrated more than 100 books of all kinds. Her most recent titles for children include Where’s the Artist? (Prestel). She lives in Berlin.
32 pages with 16 color illustrations Hardcover 71/2 x 91/2 in. / 19 x 24.5 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-7361-4 US$14.95 £10.99 Can.$19.95 Pub. date: US October / UK September 2018 Recommended for ages 3–6
32 pages with 24 color illustrations Hardcover 1 11/4 x 151/2 in. / 28.5 x 39.5 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-7301-0 US$19.95 £14.99 Can.$25.95 Pub. date: US / UK October 2018 Recommended for ages 4–8
PRESTEL CHILDREN'S BOOKS
PRESTEL CHILDREN'S BOOKS
From the ports of New York and St. Petersburg to London and Barcelona, this beautifully illustrated, fun and informative book offers a unique way of looking at and learning about the busiest ports of the world.
Lucas’s search for a best friend turns into an amazing journey, illustrated with some of the busiest, most delightful drawings imaginable.
GREAT PORTS OF THE WORLD
BUCKETLOADS OF FRIENDS
FROM NEW YORK TO HONG KONG
A LOOK AND FIND BOOK
MIA CASSANY, WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY VICTOR MEDINA
MIA CASSANY, WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY MIGUEL BUSTOS
Travel to the world’s ports and you’ll learn much about a country’s people, culture, and industry. Ports are thriving hubs of activity, filled with an endless variety of boats, cargo, and workers. This unique book takes young readers on a journey around the globe’s ports and features some of the world’s most fascinating destinations. In colorful spreads, readers are given insights into each port city: What are they eating in Hong Kong? What lives on the Nile River? What do the boats of Venice look like? From flora to fauna and from tropical climates to polar regions, this book is packed with vibrant, 1950s-era inspired illustrations. As entertaining as it is educational, this book gives children a window into a new way of seeing the world.
Lucas is looking everywhere for a best friend: the park, the circus, by the lake, and at school. He meets a lot of people along the way. But what about a best friend? This entertaining and colorful book is full of details for kids to search and find. Every spread features line drawings that are humming with activity. From an animal hospital populated with every kind of pet to an office filled with workers too busy working to give Lucas the time of day; from a restaurant that appears to serve only sandwiches and salad to a botanic garden where the visitors are just as strange as the plants. As Lucas travels around the city, he meets a lot of people, but will he find a best friend? Young readers will turn again and again to these drawings, discovering new details each time, and sparking their own ideas about how people interact in everyday situations. Many look and find questions will increase the fun and help to spot even more details.
MIA CASSANY is an author of children’s books living in Barcelona, Spain. Her latest book is Animalkind (Prestel). VICTOR MEDINA is an illustrator living in Madrid, Spain. He was shortlisted for the 2017 World Illustration Awards.
MIA CASSANY is an author of children’s books living in Barcelona, Spain. Her latest book is Animalkind (Prestel). MIGUEL BUSTOS is a Spanish illustrator and designer. He lives in Barcelona, Spain.
40 pages with 40 color illustrations Hardcover 91/4 x 123/4 in. / 23.5 x 32.5 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-7355-3 US$14.95 £10.99 Can.$19.95 Pub. date: US October / UK September 2018 Recommended for ages 4–8
44 pages with 40 color illustrations Hardcover 9 x 121/2 in. / 23 x 32 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-7357-7 US$14.95 £10.99 Can.$19.95 Pub. date: US October / UK September 2018 Recommended for ages 4–8
PRESTEL CHILDREN'S BOOKS
PRESTEL CHILDREN'S BOOKS
An expanded version of the highly successful volumes in Prestel’s children’s coloring book series, this book features the works of dozens of great painters and will appeal to young artists looking for lots of masterpieces to make their own.
Endorsed by the Department of Effective Parenting and the Society for Creative Solutions, this collection of Very Official Forms offers a delightfully original way to help kids communicate their deepest feelings, desires, and secrets.
THE ART COLORING BOOK
TWENTY-TWO UNOFFICIALLY OFFICIAL PULL-OUT FORMS TO APPLY FOR DREAMS, PETS, MORE POCKET MONEY, REPORT FEELINGS, FILE SECRETS AND SO MUCH MORE
Come on a journey through the world of art! From Cave paintings to modern art – children will get to know fantastic paintings and visit the world's most famous museums. Along the way, they can color in and draw on each and every picture. ANNETTE ROEDER is a successful illustrator and author of numerous children's books including 13 Buildings Children Should Know (Prestel).
GABRIELLE DJANOGLY, WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY ADÈLE MILDRED It’s hard to apologize. It’s hard to say thank you. Sometimes it’s even hard to invite someone over for a birthday party. This cleverly designed, slyly bureaucratic collection of “forms” makes dealing with these childhood issues a great deal less awkward and a whole lot more fun. Issued in impressively official script and language by the Department of Regret, Remorse, and Reconciliation, the Union of Childhood Revenue, the Ministry of Dreams, and other indispensable offices, these forms help kids say some of the hard stuff: “I’ve eaten the last piece of…,” “You’re the best sister in the world,” “Thank you for buying me stuff I need,” “Thank you for buying me stuff I don’t need.” And, because it’s important to record even your most private feelings, there are forms to verify that one’s parents are, indeed, aliens; that the surprise birthday gift was not actually a surprise; that you had a really scary dream; and other conundrums not easily expressed in person. Highly adaptable to meet the needs and desires of any boy or girl, these forms can be endlessly photocopied—and of course filed away by parents and grandparents for future reminiscences and chuckles. GABRIELLE DJANOGLY is a milliner and writer of children’s books. ADÈLE MILDRED is an illustrator, designer and milliner.
128 pages with 200 illustrations, 65 in color Paperback 1 1 x 91/2 in. / 28 x 24 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-7362-1 US$12.95 £9.99 Can.$17.55 Pub. date: US / UK October 2018 Recommended for ages 4-8
48 pages with 30 illustrations Paperback 91/2 x 113/4 in. / 24 x 30 cm ISBN 978-3-7913-7297-6 US$14.95 £10.99 Can.$19.95 Pub. date: US October / UK September 2018 Recommended for ages 6–10
Browse through our new catalogue to find out what books we are publishing for the second half of the year.