Sophisticated Living Louisville May/June 2020

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Bibliotaph... Wunderkammer

Compiled by Victoria Chase

A textile-based tour of Rajasthan, India, complemented by more than 200 photographs depicting daily life in one of the world's most vibrant regions. Christine Chitins—Patterns of India: A Journey Through Colors, Textile, and the Vibrancy of Rajasthan—Hardcover, 288 pages, Clarkson Potter (

A must-read for architecture enthusiasts, celebrated architect Ken Tate’s creative memoir about his life includes his approach to design, how architecture relates to cinema and photography, and a few epiphanies. Ken Tate and Duke Tate—The Alchemy of Architecture: Memories and Insights from Ken Tate—Paperback, 158 pages, Pearl Press

Fanciful images by Maira Kalman enliven an illustrated edition of Gertrude Stein’s most well-known work, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas. Gertrude Stein—The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas—Hardcover, 320 pages, Penguin Press (


An introduction to the brief career of artist Egon Schiele, whose radical style reflects his willingness to confront an oppressive society. Isabel Kuhl—Schiele—Paperback, 112 pages, Prestel Publishing (

In this artist’s book of 120 iPhone and iPad drawings, David Hockney follows the course of the seasons through the window of his Yorkshire home. Collector’s Edition (No. 1,001–2,000) signed by David Hockney. David Hockney and Hans Werner Holzwarth— My Window—Hardcover in a clamshell box., 248 pages, Taschen (

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