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January – June 2020

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Art / Books


The QB Papers



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The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Walther König


Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Actes Sud


Munch Museum


Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain


Art Gallery of New South Wales




The British Museum


Agnes & Aubrey


Museo Nacional del Prado


Vendome Press




Owl & Dog Playbooks


Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia


Recent highlights





FUEL 515 illustrations 22.0 x 18.0cm 240pp | Paperback 978 0 995 745599 January | £24.95

A nostalgia trip through the sweet wrappers of our childhoods: a massive, magical blast from our pasts – all in one beautiful graphic book.

Jonny Trunk; Edited by Damon Murray and Stephen Sorrell; Foreword by Jarvis Cocker

Wrappers Delight This is a book crammed full of the sweetest memories of all – a favourite gum, addictive chews, that sparkling drink you can’t remember the name of, those stickers you collected and of course your lolly of choice. Think Cider Barrel, Cresta, Tip Top, Pacemakers, Lollygobblechocbomb, Kung Fueys, Fizz Bang, and loads of TV tie-ins: Furry Friends and even Fingammies! And then there are the treats you’ll only recall when you see the packaging for the first time in decades. Wrappers Delight catalogues the amazing, lifetime collection of John Townsend, a man who collected the most disposable of wrappers: sweet cigarette boxes, wax gum papers, empty bags of crisps, drink cans, rock labels, coupons, recipe cards, tickets, badges, stickers, and more. All these items have been carefully documented and reproduced here in the highest quality. Presented in alphabetical order by manufacturer, and with over 500 full colour examples, this book is the first and only overview of the drinks and confectionery industry during this period. 2

Nostalgia enthusiast Jonny Trunk founded his record label, Trunk Records, in 1995, which specialises in releasing lost and archived recordings. He compiled and wrote The Music Library and Own

Label. He has worked with Oliver Postgate, Derek Griffiths, Tony Hart and other celebrated artists. Jonny also writes for a number of magazines and broadcasts every week on Resonance FM. Jarvis Cocker, Pulp’s frontman, is one of Britain’s most recognisable and treasured figures.

Also available: Sainsbury’s Design Studio: 1962 - 1977: Paperback | 9780995745582 | £19.95


FUEL 192 illustrations 16.0 x 20.0cm 192pp | Hardback 978 1 916 218406 April | £24.95

A new book in FUEL’s highly popular and collectable Russian series.

Jason Guilbeau; Edited by Damon Murray and Stephen Sorrell; Introduction by Clem Cecil

Soviet Signs and Street Relics French photographer Jason Guilbeau has used Google Street View to virtually navigate Russia and the former USSR, searching for examples of a forgotten Soviet empire. The subjects of these unlikely photographs, captured by serendipity rather than design, are accorded a common vernacular. Once found, he strips the images of their practical use by removing the navigational markers, transforming them into his own vision. The photographs reveal traces of history in plain sight: a Brutalist hammer and sickle stands in a remote field; a jet fighter is anchored to the ground by its concrete exhaust plume; a skeletal tractor sits on a cast-iron platform. Relinquished by the present, these objects have become part of the composition of everyday life, too distant in time and too ubiquitous in nature to be recorded by anything other than an indiscriminate automaton.


This collection of photographs portrays a surreal reality: it is a document of a vanishing era, captured by an omniscient technology that is continually deleting and replenishing itself – an inadvertent definition of Russia today. Jason Guilbeau is a photographer who lives and works in Strasbourg. Damon Murray and Stephen Sorrell have been publishing books on Soviet culture since 2004, from the

Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopaedia to Soviet Bus Stops. Clem Cecil is a Russian speaking specialist in language, literature and architectural preservation, with many years’ experience working in Russia, initially as correspondent for The Times, then as co-founder of the Moscow Architecture Preservation Society.

Also available

Soviet Bus Stops: Hardback | 9780993191107 | £19.95

Soviet Bus Stops Volume II: Hardback | 9780993191183 | £19.95

Soviet Metro Stations: Hardback | 9780995745568 | £24.95

Brutal Bloc Postcards: Hardback | 9780995745520 | £22.50

Soviet Asia: Hardback | 9780995745551 | £22.50

Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums: Hardback | 9780993191190 | £19.95


The QB Papers Illustrated throughout 30.5 x 24.0cm 28-36pp | Paperback February/May | £16.95

Quentin Blake was born in Sidcup on the outskirts of London in

Russell Hoban and John Yeoman. He is probably best known for his

1932. He had his first drawing published in the magazine Punch

having illustrated all the books for children by Roald Dahl.

over sixty years ago, and he has been drawing ever since.

Don Quixote and Candide. He has also produced many pictures for

He took a degree in English Literature at Cambridge before

He has also illustrated classic works such as A Christmas Carol,

going on to life classes at Chelsea School of Art. He taught at the

hospitals and other public spaces.

Royal College of Art for twenty years and for several years was head

of the Illustration Department. He has written and illustrated books

2014 appointed a Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur. He lives in

of his own, and has collaborated with writers such as Michael Rosen,

London and Hastings.

In 2013 he was knighted for his services to illustrators, and in

February releases

13 Things You Cannot Really Manage Without 978 1 913119 01 0 These originated in a set of drawings for display in a shop in Aldeburgh. These are the more eccentric ones.

Trip Hazards 978 1 913119 08 9 A friend wrote a commentary on my office which warned us of ‘Trip Hazards’, amusing to us as the place is full of them - books, portfolios, frames and so on.

The Language of the Fan 978 1 913119 10 2 Fans serve to emphasise gesture. These are drawn in a simplified style, and the costume is a mime artist’s costume. 6

The Big Drawing 978 1 913119 09 6 These are fairly naturalistic ‘observed’ drawings. It is a range of gestures and expressions, the way we react to the Big Drawing which we never see.

Night Thoughts 978 1 913119 19 5 This is like the conversation pictures, showing the positions people get into when reading. It shows individual characters and their reactions.

‘In recent years I have found myself working increasingly in sequences of drawings which explore subjects and techniques which interest me. These sequences are the origins of the QB Papers; they vary in approach and tone, and between reality and fantasy. But I hope that each of them in its own way will appeal to anyone who likes looking at drawings.’ – Quentin Blake

May releases

Linear 978 1 913119 03 4 It may have been an accident that I drew a man looking at a line on the floor. After that I drew a lot more. I thought it became almost like a simple, tiny animated film.

On the Wing 978 1 913119 04 1 I have always liked to draw people flying, in all sorts of ways. These are moments of everyday life transferred to the air.

20 Bald Men 978 1 913119 07 2 I drew all these in bed one morning. I’m not sure why I chose this kind of person, but the interest for me is the variations on a fixed set of features.

Wildlife Artists of the Year 978 1 913119 06 5 I have many pictures of people drawing animals or (more often) birds. Here they are simply adapted to provide a handful of visual jokes.

Chance Encounters 978 1 913119 11 9 I enjoy drawing rocky landscapes with people riding through them on eccentric vehicles; and so of course it’s natural that some of them should meet. 7



The Mouse on a Tricycle 9781913119027 Heaven knows how I thought of a mouse on a tricycle – it’s just there in one of my notebooks somewhere. Of course the point is not it, but the range of reactions of the onlookers. A bit more theatre.

The Alternative Sports Olympics 9781913119058 I’ve never been any good at sport. I just liked the idea of adapting Olympic events to everyday life – so if you’re throwing something, it’s the luggage.

Deliveries from Elsewhere 9781913119164 Elsewhere gives me the opportunity to draw bearded men on the kind of eccentric manywheeled vehicles that I enjoy drawing. The items being delivered are everyday ones such as we might order – slightly changed.


Feet in the Water 9781913119140 My interest in this came originally from doing it myself, whether in Hastings or on the Atlantic Coast of France. But I also like drawing those surroundings and the reflections in the water.

The New Dress 9781913119188 I had an idea about doing some drawing of costume, called Modest Attire, and then somehow it divided itself into two. One is this - improvised costumes of material of no importance.


The Art Conversation 9781913119003 Some of the things I most enjoy drawing – a gamut of gestures and expressions remembered from everyday life. The spectator is very welcome to imagine what it is they are saying to each other.

Riders by Night 9781913119126 This is fantasy – the opportunity of exploiting the decorative and atmospheric effects of moonlight and some very strange steeds.

Constant Readers 9781913119133 This is rather like the conversation pictures in that it shows the positions that people get into when reading – but it’s more specific and ‘observed’ in that it shows different individual reactions.

A Comfortable Fit 9781913119157 This is the other half of Modest Attire, in which everything got far too large and probably very warm, and I had the pleasure of dealing with gesture and texture.

Scenes at Twilight 9781913119171 It helps to know how to do a soft edge to the sky to suggest the twilight, and I imagine that we are silent observers of participants, unaware of our presence.



The Museum of Modern Art, New York 75 duotone and 70 color illustrations 26.7 x 22.9cm 176pp | Hardback 978 1 633 451049 February | £45.00

Edited by Sarah Hermanson Meister; Texts by Julie Ault, Kimberly Juanita Brown, River Encalada Bullock, Sam Contis, Jennifer Greenhill, Lauren Kroiz, Sally Mann, Sarah Hermanson Meister, Sandra Phillips, Wendy Red Star, Christine Sharpe, Robert Slifkin, Rebecca Solnit, and Tess Taylor

Dorothea Lange Words & Pictures

Toward the end of her life, Dorothea Lange (American, 1895–1965) remarked that “all photographs – not only those that are so-called ‘documentary’ . . . can be fortified by words.” Though Lange’s career is widely heralded, the connection she made between words and pictures has received scant attention. Published in conjunction with an exhibition at MoMA, this catalogue provides a fresh approach to some of her best-known photographs, such as White Angel Breadline and Migrant Mother, as well as rarely seen works. An introductory essay by curator Sarah


Hermanson Meister is followed by sections organised according to “words” from a range of historical contexts: Lange’s landmark photobook An American Exodus, Life, Aperture magazines, an illustrated guide to minimising racism in jury selection, and many more. Also included are original contributions from contemporary writers, artists, and critical thinkers. Sarah Hermanson Meister is Curator in the Department of Photography at The Museum of Modern Art, New York.


The Museum of Modern Art, New York 415 illustrations 26.7 x 22.9cm 288pp | Hardback 978 1 633 450325 March | £60.00

Edited by Ann Temkin; Contributions by Erica Cooke, Tamar Margalit, Christine Mehring, James Meyer, Annie Ochmanek, Yasmil Raymond, Ann Temkin, and Jeffrey Weiss


Published to accompany the first US retrospective exhibition of Donald Judd’s sculpture in more than thirty years, Judd explores the work of a landmark artist who, over the course of his career, developed a material and formal vocabulary that transformed the field of modern sculpture. This richly illustrated catalogue takes a close look at Judd’s achievements, and, using newly available archival materials at the Judd Foundation and elsewhere, expands

scholarly perspectives on his work. The essays address subjects such as his beginnings in painting, the fabrication of his sculptures, his site-specific pieces, and his work in design and architecture. Ann Temkin is The Marie-Josée and Henry Kravis Chief Curator of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art, New York.



The Museum of Modern Art, New York 228 illustrations 26.7 x 22.9cm 256pp | Hardback 978 1 633 451018 March | £52.00

Edited by Starr Figura, Isabelle Cahn, and Philippe Peltier; Texts by Cécile Bargues, Yaëlle Biro, Anna Blaha, Isabelle Cahn, Starr Figura, Megan Fontanella, Claudine Grammont, Joan U. Halperin, Charlotte Hellman, Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel, Patricia Leighten, Philippe Peltier, Léa Saint-Raymond, Élodie Vaudry, and Marnin Young

Félix Fénéon The Anarchist and the Avant-Garde

This catalogue accompanies the first exhibition to pay tribute to Félix Fénéon (1861–1944), the French art critic, editor, dealer, collector, and anarchist. Though largely forgotten today and always behind the scenes in his own day, he had an extraordinary impact on the development of modernism in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Operating at the nexus of avant-garde aesthetics and radical politics, he played a key role in the careers of leading artists including Georges Seurat, Paul Signac, Pierre Bonnard, and Henri Matisse, and in the reception of African art in Europe. The centerpiece of the project is Signac’s 1890 portrait of Fénéon, a masterpiece in MoMA’s collection.


The exhibition and catalogue were produced in collaboration with the Musées d’Orsay et de l’Orangerie and the Musée du quai Branly-Jacques Chirac. A related French catalogue was published in May 2019. Starr Figura is Curator in the Department of Drawings and Prints at The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Isabelle Cahn is chief curator at the Musée d’Orsay. Philippe Peltie leads the Department of Oceania and Islands of Southeast Asia at the Musée du quai Branly.


The Museum of Modern Art, New York 220 illustrations 30.5 x 24.1cm 192pp | Paperback 978 1 633 451056 February | £42.00

Edited by Paola Antonelli and Anna Burckhardt

Neri Oxman Material Ecology Throughout her twenty-year career, Neri Oxman has pioneered not only new ideas for materials, buildings, and construction processes, but also new frameworks for interdisciplinary – and interspecies – collaborations. A professor of media arts and sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab, she coined the term “material ecology” to describe her process of producing techniques and objects informed by the structural, systemic, and aesthetic wisdom of nature. Oxman’s work is groundbreaking for its solid technological and scientific basis, its rigorous and daring experimentation, its visionary philosophy, and its unquestionable attention to formal elegance.

This book – designed by Irma Boom and published to accompany an exhibition of Oxman’s work – highlights the interdisciplinary nature of the designer’s practice and positions her work within the context of MoMA’s exhibition history and of architecture at large. It demonstrates how Oxman’s contributions allow us to question and redefine the idea of Modernism – a concept in constant evolution – and of organic design. Paola Antonelli is Senior Curator in the Department of Architecture & Design and the Director of Research & Development at The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Anna Burckhardt is Curatorial Assistant in The Department of Architecture & Design at The Museum of Modern Art, New York.



The Museum of Modern Art, New York 100 illustrations 25.4 x 20.3cm 208pp | Paperback 978 0 870 709760 January | £29.95

Kynaston McShine

Information 50th Anniversary Edition

In the summer of 1970, the Museum of Modern Art in New York mounted the now legendary exhibition Information, one of the first surveys of conceptual art. Conceived by MoMA’s celebrated curator Kynaston McShine as an ‘international report’ on contemporary trends, the show and attendant catalogue together assembled the work of more than 150 artists from 15 countries to explore the parameters and possibilities of the emerging art practices of the era. Much of the work engaged mass-communications systems, such as broadcast television, and addressed viewers directly. The catalogue functioned autonomously: it included


a list of recommended reading, a chance-based index by critic Lucy Lippard, and individual artist contributions in the form of photographic documentation, textual description, drawings and diagrams. This facsimile edition of the original Information catalogue invites re-engagement with MoMA’s landmark exhibition while illuminating the early history of conceptual art. Kynaston McShine, a former curator at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, organized some of the most influential exhibitions of the twentieth century.


The Museum of Modern Art, New York 4 illustrations 30.5 x 30.5cm 1 Vinyl record | Cardboard sleeve 978 1 633 451032 January | £20.00 inc VAT

Antonio Dias

Record The Space Between

In 1971 Antonio Dias self-published Record: The Space Between, a vinyl LP audio project produced in an edition of just 180 copies, numbered and signed by the artist. The album went on to become internationally influential, yet it remains a work more frequently referred to than actually heard. The idea for Record: The Space Between, the artist said, ‘emerged from waiting for the birth of my daughter. From the room next to where my wife was in labour, I could hear two alternating sounds: her breathing and the tic-tac of a clock.’ Dias structured the record to feature one of those two sounds on each side: side A features a ticking alarm clock; side B is a recording of the artist drawing and

expelling breath between intervals of silence, producing a transfixing continuum. MoMA’s reissue of this early work, just a few months following the artist’s death, takes on an unexpected commemorative interpretation. Record: The Space Between could be said to engender an imaginary immortality or, perhaps, a state of neither existence nor nonexistence – a space between. Included are images of the artist’s original scores and curatorial introductory texts by Lilian Tone and David Platzker. Antonio Dias (Brazilian, 1944-2018) is one of the preeminent artists to emerge in Brazil during the 1960s.

Also available: The Thoughts of Gilbert & George Vinyl record: 9781633450103 | £50.00 incVAT 15


The Museum of Modern Art, New York 344 illustrations 30.5 x 24.1 cm 312pp | Hardback 978 1 633451087 May | £38.00

Edited by Jodi Hauptman and Adrian Sudhalter

Engineer, Agitator, Constructor The Artist Reinvented

“We regarded ourselves as engineers, we maintained that we were building things,” declared Hannah Höch, describing a radical new approach to artmaking that took shape in the 1920s and ’30s, in lockstep with the era’s shifts in industry and technology, and amid the impact of momentous events: World War I, the Russian Revolution, the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and the rise of fascism. Artists involved with avant-gardes – Dada, the Bauhaus, Futurism, Constructivism, and de Stijl – created dynamic art for a new world. This experimentation is richly represented in the Merrill C. Berman Collection, one of the most significant private collections of early-twentieth-century works on paper. Published in conjunction with a major exhibition


celebrating MoMA’s acquisition of more than three hundred works from the collection, this richly illustrated book includes close readings of drawings, propaganda posters, advertising, architecture, journals, and theater design. It explores the crucial role of collage and photomontage in the interwar period; the importance of collective authorship; and the impact of political, economic, and social change on visual culture. Jodi Hauptman is Senior Curator in the Department of Drawings and Prints at The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Adrian Sudhalter is Consulting Curator at The Museum of Modern Art, New York.


The Museum of Modern Art, New York 110 chromogenic color prints in album 24.5 x 24.0 cm 112 pages | Hardback 978 1 633 451025 May | £38.00

Luigi Ghirri

Cardboard Landscapes (Paesaggi di cartone) Luigi Ghirri made Carboard Landscapes (Paesaggi di cartone) early in his career, coining the term “sentimental geography” to describe a unique artistic approach in which the ordinary was worthy of scrutiny. Of his dozens of publications (many of them issued by the art press he ran with his wife), nearly all are now out of print, and few have been translated in English. This book, presented to John Szarkowski in the 1970s, is being published for the first time.

Luigi Ghirri (Italian, 1943–1992) was a celebrated artist

and photographer known for his color photographs of landscape and architecture.

The Museum of Modern Art, New York 10 illustrations 19.7 x 12.7 cm 64pp | Paperback 978 1 633 451094 February | £10.95

Tess Taylor

Last West Roadsongs for Dorothea Lange In conjunction with the forthcoming book and exhibition Dorothea Lange: Words & Pictures, the acclaimed American poet Tess Taylor has written a poem that responds to Lange’s legacy and their shared interest in their home state of California. Accompanied by reproductions of several of Lange’s photographs, the poem includes quotes from Lange’s notebooks, lyrics from contemporary “roadsongs,” as Taylor calls them, and bits of interviews and other found text. Taylor explores mass migration, climate change, and homelessness, and features the stories of the people impacted by these crises, in keeping with Lange’s

compassionate and richly textured depictions of the human experience. Tess Taylor is the author of three books of poetry, including Work & Days, named one of the 10 best books of poetry of 2016 by the New York Times. 17


Museum of Fine Arts, Boston c.120 illustrations 27.3 x 23.8cm 240pp | Hardback 978 0 878 468713 April | £35.00

Edited by Liz Munsell and Greg Tate; Contributions by J. Faith Almiron, Dakota DeVos, Hua Hsu and Carlo McCormick

Writing the Future Jean-Michel Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation

An illuminating recreation of the moment when graffitibased art moved from city streets to gallery walls, and an exploration of the larger hip-hop culture that gave birth to multiple forms of artistic expression. In the early 1980s, art and writing labeled as graffiti transitioned from New York City walls and subway trains onto canvas and into art galleries. Young artists who freely sampled from their urban experiences and their largely black, Latino and immigrant histories infused the downtown art scene with expressionist, pop and graffitiinspired compositions.


Jean-Michel Basquiat was among the best known of these emerging artists. He and his fellow creators – including A-One, Fab Five Freddy, Futura, Keith Haring, Kool Koor, LA2, Lady Pink, Lee Quiñones, Rammellzee and Toxic – became avant-garde leaders infiltrating and reshaping the predominantly white art world. This book captures the energy, inventiveness, and resistance unleashed when hiphop went ‘all city’. Liz Munsell is Lorraine and Alan Bressier Curator of Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Greg Tate is a New York– based writer, musician and cultural provocateur.


Museum of Fine Arts, Boston c.125 illustrations 22.8 x 17.8cm 184pp | Paperback 978 0 878 468720 May | £15.00

Laura Weinstein

Arts of South Asia MFA Highlights

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is home to an important collection of artworks from South Asia that spans a large geographical area – comprising India and the countries that surround it – and more than four millennia. Among these objects are expressive figures in bronze and stone, dazzlingly intricate miniature paintings, luxury textiles and exquisite metalwork. Arranged thematically around dualities of art and craft, sacred and secular, Hindu and

Muslim, real and ideal, male and female, and local and foreign – reflecting and challenging the dualistic thinking often applied to South Asian art – these works of art reveal the richness and depth of South Asian art and culture. Laura Weinstein is Ananda Coomaraswamy Curator of South Asian and Islamic Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Also available: Arts of the Ancient Americas Paperback | 9780878467419 | £15.00 Contemporary Art Paperback | 9780878468164 | £15.00 European Decorative Arts Paperback | 9780878468225 | £15.00 European Painting and Sculpture after 1800 Paperback | 9780878468409 | £15.00 Arts of Africa Paperback | 9780878468645 | £15.00 20


Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 575 illustrations 22.9 x 17.8cm 440pp | Paperback 978 0 878 468621 February | £20.00

A Guide to the Collections Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

This newly updated edition of the definitive guide to the MFA’s most enduring masterpieces provides an enticing introduction to a collection that circles the globe and spans thousands of years. Featuring more than 500 works of art – from Native American ceramics to European silver, Egyptian funerary arts to Warhol silkscreens, alongside world-renowned paintings and sculpture, all reproduced in vibrant colour – this guide invites readers and visitors alike

to experience the surprise, delight and inspiration offered by the collections of a major museum. The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2020.



Munch Museum Illustrated throughout 27.0 x 22.0cm 192pp | Hardback 978 8 293 560364 May | £45.00

Kari J. Brandtzæg, Edith Delaney, Rudi Fuchs; Edited by Heidi Bale Amundsen

Tracey Emin | Edvard Munch The Loneliness of the Soul An exploration of the impact of Edvard Munch’s art on Tracey Emin’s artistic approach. Tracey Emin (b. 1963) has long claimed that Edvard Munch (1863–1944) was the artist who had inspired her the most. In her formative years as an artist, it was the expressionism of Munch’s paintings and his uncompromising will to explore the complexity and vulnerability of the human condition that attracted her. This book sheds light on the impact of Munch’s art on Emin’s artistic approach and her expressive repertoire in paintings, sculptures, textiles and neons. It explores the themes of grief, longing and loneliness, especially related

to the ageing process and childlessness. This highlights the similarity between the two artists, as well as the difference between a female and male approach to difficult subjects related to the darker side of human existence, which has changed dramatically from the twentieth century to today. Kari J. Brandtzæg has been a curator at the Munch Museum since 2015, and was previously a curator at Norway’s National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design and at KORO (Public Art Norway). Heidi Bale Amundsen (b. 1983) holds a PhD in art history from the University of Oslo. She is currently the Chair of the Norwegian Critics’ Association and a writer for the art journal Kunstkritikk.

Also available: Omega’s Eyes: Marlene Dumas on Edvard Munch Hardback | 9788293560227 | £40.00 22


Munch Museum illustrated throughout 25.63 x 27.56 cm 6 pop-ups | Hardback 978 8 293 560357 May | £30.00

Courtney Watson McCarthy and Bjørn Arild Ersland

Edvard Munch Pop-Ups Edvard Munch was one of Modernism’s most significant artists. He was active for over sixty years; from the time he made his debut in the 1880s, right up until his death in 1944. Munch was part of the Symbolist movement in the 1890s, and a pioneer of expressionist art from the beginning of the 1900s onward. His tenacious experimentation within painting, graphic art, drawing, sculpture, photo and film has given him a unique position in Norwegian as well as international art history. For the first time you can experience Munch’s most famous works of art as 3D pop-ups. The book showcases The Women on the Bridge, Woman with Poppies, The Building of the Winter Studio, Children in the Forest, The Yellow Log and the iconic Scream, accompanied by explanatory texts and sketches by Munch.

Courtney Watson McCarthy is a paper engineer and graphic designer whose book creations include ABC Pop-Ups, Hokusai

Pop-Ups and Gaudí Pop-Ups. Bjørn Arild Ersland is a Norwegian author. He has written books for all ages, but mostly for children and young adults.

Six of Edvard Munch’s most famous works of art are rendered as spectacular pop-ups.



Art Gallery of New South Wales c.260 illustrations 24.0 x 18.5cm 312pp | Paperback 978 1 741 741469 January | £35.00

Japan Supernatural presents wildly imaginative works by Japanese artists past and present – from the pioneering work of the eighteenth-century painter Toriyama Sekien to contemporary superstar Takashi Murakami.

Edited by Melanie Eastburn; Foreword by Michael Brand; Preface by Mami Kataoka

Japan Supernatural Ghosts, Goblins and Monsters 1700s to Now Japan Supernatural takes readers on a journey of discovery of the astonishing array of yokai (supernatural beings) and yurei (ghosts) – from fiendish goblins through to mischievous shapeshifters – that have inhabited Japanese culture for centuries. Once a means to explain the unexplainable, they have been kept alive through folklore, legends and artworks. Over time these creatures and characters have maintained an ongoing presence in Japanese art and society in novels, films, anime, manga and games, ranging from horror to the comical. Essays by Eastburn, Chiaki Ajioka, Zack Davisson, Lucie Folan, Michael Dylan Foster, Komatsu Kasuhiko and Hiroko Yoda, and an interview with Takashi Murakami by Justin Paton, will enlighten and fascinate readers


alongside the wealth of illustrations from collections around the world. Images include fantastically detailed ukiyo-e woodblock prints, miniature netsuke, long scrolls, photographs, paintings and installations by some of the greatest Japanese artists of the past, such as Katsushika Hokusai, Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Tsukioka Yoshitoshi and Kawanabe Kyosai, as well as contemporary artists Mizuki Shigeru, Chiho Aoshima, Miwa Yanagi and Takahashi Murakami, who update the tradition for our times. Melanie Eastburn is senior curator of Asian art at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Mami Kataoka is the director of Mori Art Museum in Tokyo. Michael Brand is the director of the Art Gallery of New South Wales.


The British Museum 188 illustrations 27 x 24cm 256pp | Hardback 978 0 714 111933 January | £40.00

Edited by William Greenwood and Lucien de Guise

Inspired by the East how the Islamic world influenced Western art Covering a period from the late fifteenth century to the present day, Inspired by the East sheds light on the complex cultural exchange between these civilisations which has generated a profusion of beautiful objects, perhaps most famously the Orientalist paintings and decorative arts of the nineteenth century. This publication accompanies a major exhibition at the British Museum and the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia in Kuala Lampur, and offers a new perspective on what the Islamic world has meant to Western artists, designers and thinkers. This fresh approach includes the works of Orientalist painters such as Eugène Delacroix, John Frederick Lewis and Ludwig Deutsch.

William Greenwood is Curator at the Zayed National Museum, Abu Dhabi. Lucien de Guise is an author and co-curator of the exhibition Inspired by the East: how the Islamic world influenced Western art. Authors: Professor Ali Behdad, Dr Catherine L. Futter, Dr Mary Kelly (née Healy), Dr William Kynan-Wilson, Briony Llewellyn and John M. MacKenzie.

The British Museum 80 illustrations 25.9 x 20.8cm 64pp | Paperback 978 0 7141 5215 8 January | £8.99

Julie Adams, Lissant Bolton, Theano Guillaume-Jaillet, Mary McMahon and Gaye Sculthorpe

Reimagining Captain Cook Pacific perspectives On the 250th anniversary of Captain James Cook’s extraordinary voyages of exploration, this publication reflects on and charts the enduring legacies of Cook’s encounters with Pacific peoples. Objects collected and images made on or associated with the voyages are explored alongside artworks created by contemporary artists from the Pacific region. Together, they reveal that understandings of history are rarely agreed and always shifting, while Cook and the impacts of his voyages are reimagined as complex, contentious and unresolved. 26

Authors: Julie Adams, Lissant Bolton, Theano Guillaume-Jaillet, Mary McMahon and Gaye Sculthorpe.


Museo Nacional del Prado 140 illustrations 28.0 x 24.0cm 256pp | Paperback 978 8 484 805373 January | £29.95

Edited by Leticia Ruiz

A Tale of Two Women Sofonisba Anguissola and Lavinia Fontana Published to accompany a major exhibition at the Prado Museum, Madrid, this book draws on about sixty works to survey the paintings of Sofonisba Anguissola (c. 1535– 1625) and Lavinia Fontana (1552–1614). The two artists achieved recognition and fame among their contemporaries for and despite their status as female painters. Both were able to break away from the prevailing stereotypes assigned to women in relation to artistic practice and the deeprooted scepticism regarding women’s creative and artistic abilities. The exhibition and accompanying catalogue will present the work of these two women, whose artistic personalities were to some extent obscured over the course

of time but who have once again aroused the interest of specialists and the public. Leticia Ruiz is Head of the Department of Spanish Renaissance Painting at the Prado Museum, Madrid. She is an art restorer and has a PhD in Art History. She specialises in the work of El Greco and other Spanish masters.

Museo Nacional del Prado illustrated throughout 30.0 x 24.0cm 372pp | Paperback 978 8 484 804741 Available | £29.95

Edited by Enrico Maria dal Pozzolo

Lorenzo Lotto Portraits Celebrated as one of the greatest portraitists of the Italian Renaissance, Lorenzo Lotto portrayed a cross section of middle-class sitters, among them clerics, merchants and humanists. Lotto depicted men, women and children in compositions rich in symbolism and imbued with great psychological depth. The addition of objects which hinted at the social status, interests, and aspirations of his subjects added meaning to each work. With documents that have survived from Lotto’s own account books, this catalogue provides extraordinary insight into the artist’s individualistic style and the people he portrayed.

Enrico Maria dal Pozzolo is Associate Professor in the History of Art at the University of Verona, specialising mainly on Venetian painting of the Renaissance and Baroque periods. He has published widely on Renaissance art and curated several exhibitions.



Ludion 200 illustrations 26.5 x 21.5cm 240pp | Hardback 978 9 493 039278 April | £30.00

A celebration of the revival of Japanese ikebana in contemporary floral design, with work by influential and inspiring florists from around the world.

Tom Loxley and Victoria Gaiger

Modern Ikebana A New Wave in Floral Design

If you think of flower arranging as an occupation for florists in pursuit of the perfect dome, think again. Because there is a generation of radical new artists who are reinventing what it means to arrange flowers, many of them inspired by the Japanese art of ikebana. Since its origins in the sixth century, ikebana has been as much a philosophy as an art, with its roots in Zen Buddhism and a reverence for nature. Over hundreds of years it has developed a complex set of unwritten rules that take a lifetime to master. But in recent years the distinctive look of ikebana – with its love of the asymmetric shapes to be found in nature and its willingness to embrace simple, natural materials – has found a new audience and opened the eyes of a generation of artists to a new way of working with flowers. This book showcases a selection of this new wave of floral artists, from Tokyo to New York. The authors Victoria Gaiger and Tom Loxley have talked to 25 of the 28

most exciting young florists working today about their art and inspiration. It includes an introduction to the history and evolution of Japanese floral art and beautiful images of the artists’ studios and their floral creations. Victoria Gaiger and Tom Loxley are the founders and editors of the award-winning magazine rakesprogress, the UK’s leading independent magazine about the art of gardens, plants and flowers.

Also available: Weaving: Contemporary Makers on the Loom: Hardback | 9789491819896 | £30.00


Ludion 150 illustrations 33.0 x 26.0cm 288pp | Hardback 978 9 493 039223 March | £34.95

Stefano Zuffi

Raphael in Detail Crowned the ‘Prince of Painters’ by Giorgio Vasari, Raphael (1483–1520) is one of the most popular artists of the Italian Renaissance. Famous for his serene and harmonious Madonnas and his work at the Vatican Palace, he was an extremely influential painter during and after his lifetime. Published on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of Raphael’s death, Raphael in Detail shows his masterpieces as never before, in beautiful details. Art historian and specialist of the Italian Renaissance Stefano Zuffi takes the

reader on a surprising voyage into Raphael’s life and work, travelling from one detail to another. The book is organised thematically and includes a biography and an annotated list of works. Stefano Zuffi has written over sixty books, including Caravaggio in Detail and Leonardo in Detail, also published by Ludion in the same series.

Also available: Bosch in Detail Hardback | 9789491819513 | £34.95 Caravaggio in Detail Hardback | 9789491819629 | £34.95 Vermeer in Detail Hardback | 9789491819711 | £34.95 Bruegel in Detail Hardback | 9789491819872 | £34.95 Leonardo in Detail Hardback | 9789491819995 | £34.95 30


Ludion 150 illustrations 19.0 x 15.0cm 256pp | Hardback 978 9 493 039230 March | £14.95

Maximiliaan Martens and Annick Born

Van Eyck in Detail The Portable Edition

This fascinating book looks at the work of Flemish painter Jan van Eyck (c. 1395–1441) under a magnifying glass. Famed for his focused observation of nature, Van Eyck studied fauna and flora in their natural environment and under carefully chosen light conditions, and then achieved a breathtaking and convincing realism in his paintings. Each panel is a collection of minuscule details rendered with superb clarity from foreground to background, or at least that is the impression at first glance. As this book reveals, that is precisely where Van Eyck’s exceptional talent lies: he understood that the human brain is able to supplement visual perception where necessary.

Here, details from Van Eyck’s paintings are organised by such themes as nature, architecture, daily life, fabrics, glass, jewellery and mirrors, and portraits. Opening with a biographical note and an introduction on the technique of oil painting on panel, the authors explain the significance of the individual details and how Van Eyck achieved his innovative artistic results. Maximiliaan P.J. Martens is Professor of Art History at Ghent University. Annick Born is a researcher at the same university’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Art & Science. Luc Tuymans, who contributed a preface, is a highly regarded contemporary painter with works in major collections around the world.

Also available: Bosch in Detail Hardback | 9789491819810 | £14.95 Bruegel in Detail Hardback | 9789491819827 | £14.95 Leonardo in Detail Hardback | 9789493039070 | £14.95 31


Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia 124 illustrations 26.0 x 20.0cm 156pp | Hardback 978 1 925 806052 January | £35.00

Rachel Kent and Margaret Iversen

Cornelia Parker Cornelia Parker is well known for her transformation of everyday objects into unexpected, haunting scenarios – things are exploded, shot, turned back to front and rearranged in often surprising ways. Working with sculpture and installation, as well as drawing, photography and film, Parker positions her subjects at the very moment of their transformation, suspended in time and completely still.


This catalogue features over forty artworks from across the artist’s career, including large-scale installations, embroideries, works on paper, video works, and a selection of small-scale sculptures and objects. Rachel Kent is Chief Curator at MCA. Margaret Iversen is Professor Emeritus of Art History and Theory at the University of Essex


NEON 118 illustrations 32.8 x 23.5cm 200pp | Paperback 978 6 188 156548 January | £25.00

Edited by Alkistis Dimaki, Andrew Spyrou and Rosalind Horne; Essays by Demetris Athanasoulis, Elina Kountouri, Emily Riddle, Fanis Kafantaris and Iwona Blazwick

SIGHT Antony Gormley on Delos

Published in collaboration with the Ephorate of Antiquities of Cyclades, this book accompanies Antony Gormley’s unprecedented site-specific exhibition on the Greek archaeological island of Delos and in its Museum, providing detailed insight into the exhibition and its works. Extensive photographic documentation of the sculptures installed on Delos, including four new speciallycommissioned artworks, highlights the unique nature of the exhibition, the first time a contemporary artist has taken over the island, and the dialogue between Gormley’s works and the statuary, temples, squares, vistas and the topography of Delos.

Central to the publication is a thorough conversation between Gormley and the curators of the exhibition, Iwona Blazwick OBE and Elina Kountouri, providing essential understanding of Gormley’s vision for the exhibition. A text by Fanis Kafantaris, the architect behind the design of the exhibition, allows a rare look into the installation process. Dimitris Daskalopoulos is the Founder of NEON. Dr. Demetris Athanasoulis is the Director of the Ephorate of Antiquities of Cyclades. Elina Kountouri is the Director of NEON. Iwona Blazwick OBE is the Director of Whitechapel Gallery, London. Emily Riddle is Assistant Curator at The Hepworth Wakefield, UK. Fanis Kafantaris is Project Architect for NEON.



Art / Books c.150 illustrations 27.5 x 22.0cm 112pp | Hardback 978 1 908 970534 Available now | £22.50

Texts by John McEwen, Victoria Howarth and Elizabeth Gilmore; Foreword by Nicholas Serota

Victor Willing Visions

Victor Willing (1928–88) established his reputation while at the Slade School of Art in the early 1950s, and was known as the ‘spokesman of his generation’. This is the first monograph in two decades on this overlooked painter. The book covers each decade of his life and career, from his time at the Slade, his life in Portugal with his wife Paula Rego, his return to London in the 1970s, and his untimely death. He was celebrated for his work in the 1970s and 1980s, which present hallucinatory imagery and a personal iconography that reached towards a new language of


figuration. This book features work from all aspects of Willing’s artistic practice, including painting, drawing, and sculpture. A text by his close friend, the critic John McEwen, illustrated by works and unseen material from the family archive, considers each phase of the artist’s life. Nicholas Serota is the chair of Arts Council England. Elizabeth Gilmore is Director of Hastings Contemporary. Victoria Howarth is Curator at Hastings Contemporary. John McEwen is a writer and art critic.


Art / Books 16.4 x 10.7cm 216pp | Hardback 978 1 908 970541 March | £19.95

Oscar Wilde

Art and Decoration Being Extracts from Reviews and Miscellanies Oscar Wilde was one of the most influential writers on art and design in the late nineteenth century. This exquisite centenary facsimile edition of a posthumous collection that was first published in 1920 brings together some of his most significant writings on art, craft, design, fashion, and decoration. Among them are musings on what makes an artist and what does an artist make; the importance of handicrafts over machine art; radical ideas on the state of fashion; and how to decorate one’s home. His celebrated epigrams are a testament to the brilliant, incisive wit and flamboyant style for which Wilde is known.

Oscar Wilde (1854–1900) is regarded as one of the greatest writers and dramatists of the Victorian era. In his lifetime, he wrote nine plays, one novel, and numerous poems, short stories, and essays. He was a leading figure in the Aesthetic Movement of the 1880s and 1890s, advocating art for art’s sake.

Art / Books c.200 illustrations 23.0 x 15.2cm 304pp | Hardback 978 1 908 970527 March | £29.95

Annebella Pollen

Art Without Frontiers The History of the British Council and the Visual Arts For more than eight decades, the British Council has sent British art abroad as acts of cultural dialogue with over a hundred countries, from Afghanistan to Zambia. It has amassed a unique national art collection, comprising over 8,500 pieces, ranging from painting, print and sculpture to film works, photography and craft by some of the most significant artists of the twentieth and twentyfirst centuries. Through a series of chronological exhibition histories, Art Without Frontiers explores key moments in

the British Council’s visual arts programme and the use of the British Council Collection. Dr Annebella Pollen is Principal Lecturer and Academic Programme Leader in the History of Art and Design, and Deputy Director of the Centre for Design History at the University of Brighton.



Strandberg Illustrated throughout 30.0 x 24.0cm 308pp | Hardback 978 8 793 604544 Month | ÂŁ60.00

Mette Sandbye and Finn Thrane

Keld Helmer-Petersen Photographs 1941–2013

Keld Helmer-Petersen is the oldest and most internationally renowned Danish photographer. His first photobook, 122 Colour Photographs, is considered unique for its time, and he made a name for himself when LIFE Magazine published several pages from the book in 1949. His style depicts the beauty and fascination that his eyes and mind capture in his immediate surroundings, often turning them into graphic structures. Every chapter has a short introduction by the photographer himself; the


book concludes with an interview between Keld HelmerPetersen and Martin Parr. Gerry Badger is Professor of Photography Studies, Ph.D., at the University of Copenhagen, and art critic at the Danish newspaper Weekendavisen. Finn Thrane is a self-taught photographer and founding director of Museet for Fotokunst (The Museum of Photographic Art) in Odense, Denmark.


Strandberg Illustrated throughout 24.5 x 17.0cm 304pp | Hardback 978 8 793 604865 May | ÂŁ40.00

Edited by Marianne Krogh

Connectedness an Incomplete Encyclopedia of the Anthropocene

Today we live in what geologists have named the Anthropocene. The Earth has entered a new geological epoch, and the climate crisis is a reality. The crisis is so substantial and complex that our existing knowledge of environmental disasters is insufficient. Without the realisation that we, as human beings, are intimately connected to all other kinds of life, we are guilty of a collective sin of omission by ignoring the fundamental connectedness of humanity and nature. We are not just part of the same cycle, we are nature. And since everything affects and is affected by everything else, it seems sufficient to consider the Anthropocene from many perspectives and fields.

Connectedness includes a diverse selection of contributions that brings many perspectives and disciplines into the discussion to the crucial period in which we are currently living. Includes contributions from BjĂśrk, Greta Thunberg, Donna Haraway and Tomas Saraceno. Marianne Krogh is a Danish curator, editor and art historian. She holds a PhD from Aarhus School of Architecture and is the Curator of the Danish submission at the 17th International Architecture Biennale in Venice 2020.



Walther König 950 illustrations 32.0 x 23.0cm 352pp | Hardback 978 3 960 986492 January | £39.00

Erik Kessels; Text by Stefano Stoll

Book of Images An Illustrated Dictionary of Visual Experiences

‘This Book of Images comes as a true storm, full of ideas on how to think differently about photography and context. How they can blend in with each other, enhance each other or clash with each other, creating an adventure that goes far further than basic, passive viewing. Images on buildings, under water, up in the sky, printed, projected, still, moving, tiny or extremely large. You can touch them, smell them, play with them and immerse in them. This is a


celebration of photography in its greatest form. Learn how to look differently and see more, and get inspired by this book on how to SHOW photography.’ - Erik Kessels Stefano Stoll is Director of the IMAGES Festival in Vevey, Switzerland. Erik Kessels is Creative Director of KesselsKramer in Amsterdam, where he lives.


Walther König 270 illustrations 30.0 x 24.9cm 250pp | Hardback 978 3 960 986621 January | £39.95

Edited by Sara Walker and Louise Wolthers; Texts by Simon Baker, Hervé Chandès, Mark Holborn, Ishiuchi Miyako, Daido Moriyama, Sandra Phillips, Nick Rhodes, Sara Walker and Louise Wolthers

Daido Moriyama: A Diary Hasselblad Award 2019

With its generous image flow, this book celebrates Daido Moriyama as the 2019 Hasselblad Award winner and his highly influential, lifelong radical and authentic approach to photography. A Diary points to his continuous, daily photographic expeditions, resulting in an oeuvre charged with fragments, repetitions, chance and chaos. His production of images is enormous, and whereas some photographs have become iconic and reappear in numerous books and exhibitions, it is always possible to encounter more unknown works. In order to exemplify the long term and wide range impact of Daido Moriyama’s photography, this publication

not only presents an overview and analysis of his work by Sandra Phillips, but it also includes shorter personal notes from people who has encountered and worked with him over the years: Simon Baker, Mark Holborn, Hervé Chandès, Nick Rhodes and Ishiuchi Miyako. Sara Walker and Louise Wolthers are both curators at the Hasselblad Foundation in Gothenburg. Daido Moriyama (b. 1938 in Osaka, Japan) lives and works in Tokyo.



Walther König 1,300 illustrations 28.0 x 23.5cm 560pp | Hardback 978 3 960 985976 January | £48.00

Edited by Hans-Peter Wipplinger

Vienna 1900: Birth of Modernism The Leopold Museum’s collection in Vienna

The new presentation of the Leopold Museum’s collection highlights the splendour and wealth of artistic achievements of an era shaped by the emergence of the Secessionists, the collapse of the Habsburg Monarchy and the deaths of eminent artists of Viennese Modernism, including Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Koloman Moser and Otto Wagner. The publication also aims to convey a sense of the character of this time and of the vibrant atmosphere in the metropolis of Vienna.


Twelve scientific essays illustrate the historical aspects of the era’s protagonists whose fruitful synergy provided the basis for Vienna’s unique cultural life at the turn of the century. A comprehensive appendix of illustrations shows the highlights of the Leopold Collection presented in the exhibition. Hans-Peter Wipplinger is a Managing Director of the Leopold Museum, Vienna.


Walther König 165 illustrations 30.0 x 23.0cm 168pp | Paperback 978 3 960 985822 January | £28.00

Edited by Angelika Nollert; Texts by Peter Ellenberg, Polina Gedova, Sebastian Jacobi, Steffen Kehrle, Markus Frenzl, Angelika Nollert, Xenia Riemann-Tyroller, Lili Schäfer, Josef Strasser and Jiri Ulhír

Thonet & Design Published to accompany a major exhibition at The New Collection in Munich, this book reflects on 200 years of furniture design as illustrated by the history of family company Thonet. The ground-breaking achievements of the early period – new technologies, new design methods, new distribution and marketing channels – are juxtaposed with developments in the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. The firm founded in 1819 by Michael Thonet, a master cabinet-maker from Boppart, evolved down through the decades into one of the most important makers of bentwood furniture. In the late 1920s, Thonet teamed up with several Bauhaus designers who created

chairs in what was then an innovative technology. As these tubular steel furniture items and the early bentwood furniture have long been part of the permanent exhibition at The New Collection, the focus of the current presentation and exhibition catalogue is on the pioneering creations by modern designers from Ed Harlis via Verner Panton through to Norman Foster, Stefan Diez, Konstantin Grcic and – most recently – Sebastian Herkner. Angelika Nollert is the Director of the Neue Sammlung (New Collection), the international design museum housed within the Pinakothek der Moderne art museum, Munich.



Walther König 200 illustrations 31.5 x 24.0cm 352pp | Paperback 978 3 960 984498 January | £29.95

Texts by Allioune Diop, Barkley Hendricks, Audrey Lorde, Dominique Malaquais, Marilyn Nance, Ugochukwu-Smooth Nzewi, J.D. Okhai Ojeikere, Elvira Dyangani Ose, Betye Saar, Wole Soyinka et al

Festac ’77 The Second World Festival of Black Arts and Culture Early in 1977, thousands of artists, writers, musicians, activists and scholars from Africa and the Black diaspora assembled in Lagos for FESTAC ’77, the 2nd World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture. Devised by Chimurenga magazine, this is the first publication to consider FESTAC in all its cultural historic complexity, addressing the planetary scale of the event alongside the personal and artistic encounters it made possible. The book gathers extensive unseen photographic and archival materials, interviews and new commissions.

Festac ’77: The Second World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture tells the story of a legendary event that placed African and diasporic politics, culture and collectivity live on the world stage. Chimurenga Magazine is a publication of arts, culture and politics from and about Africa and its diasporas, founded and edited by Ntone Edjabe.

Walther König 418 illustrations 26.5 x 20.0cm Vol I: 304pp; Vol II: 440pp | Slipcased hardbacks 978 3 960 987147 January | £190.00

Volume I: Elana Brundyn, David Freedberg, Seven Keys and Karel Nel. Volume II: Edited by Sven Christian and Ann McIlleron; Text by William Kentridge, Koyo Kouoh, Tammy Langtry, Nástio Mosquito, Azu Nwagbogu et al

William Kentridge Why Should I Hesitate? South African artist William Kentridge’s practice spans an impressive range of media and disciplines. His works are grounded in politics, history and science, and yet maintain a space for contradiction and play. The two publications in this boxset showcase two complementary exhibitions, held at the Norval Foundation and Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA), Cape Town, which together form the largest, most comprehensive presentation of Kentridge’s work. Why Should I Hesitate?: 42

Sculpture is the first exhibition to address Kentridge’s output as a sculptor, from the props used in his operas to his recent, monumental bronze sculptures. William Kentridge was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 1955. He still lives and works in Johannesburg.


Walther König 145 illustrations 30.5 x 23.0cm 160pp | Paperback 978 978 3 960 985433 January | £38.00

Edited by Moises Puente; Texts by Fabrizio Gallanzi, Gauthier Hermann, Muoto

Studio Muoto 2G No. 79 Muoto’s work often features minimal structures made of rough materials, as a means to combine different activities, and merge economical as well as aesthetic issues. Vertical diversity as an articulation between building and city scales is a recurrent figure in Muoto’s projects.

Muoto is an architectural office based in Paris, founded by Gilles Delalex and Yves Moreau in 2003.

Walther König 140 illustrations 30.5 x 23.0cm 160pp | Paperback 978 3 960 985952 January | £38.00

Edited by Moises Puente; Text by Pedro Bandeira, Kirsten Geers and Tibor Joanelly

Fala Atelier 2G No. 80 Fala is a young architecture practice founded in 2013 in Porto, and led by Filipe Magalhães, Ana Luisa Soares and Ahmed Belkhodja. Hedonistic yet restrained, the studio takes lightness and joy very seriously. Their projects can be characterised by a strong tendency towards autonomy, or better: towards an emerging independence of architectural language. The practice has worked extensively on residential conversions and new builds, with recent projects including their own house and

2G No.73: Studio Anne Holtrop Paperback | £38.00 9783863358723

2G No. 75: Amunt Paperback | £38.00 9783960980278

studio, and a house in Rua do Paraiso which was nominated for the 2019 Mies van der Rohe Award. Porto-based Fala Atelier was founded in 2013 by Filipe Magalhães, Ana Luisa Soares and Ahmed Belkodhja.

2G No. 76: Bruther Paperback | £38.00 9783960981022

2G No. 77: Arrhov Frick Paperback | £38.00 9783960983507

2G No. 78: Junya Ishigami Paperback | £38.00 9783960980964 43


Walther König 250 illustrations 26.5 x 21.5cm 320pp | Hardback 978 3 960 987024 January | £60.00

Edited by Nuno Grande and Carles Muro

Álvaro Siza in/discipline Published on the occasion of the exhibition Álvaro Siza in/discipline at the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, this book brings together a large selection of Siza’s drawings, sketches and personal annotations produced during the conception, construction or completion of the thirty projects featured in the exhibition. The exhibition traces Álvaro Siza’s design process through the presentation of thirty projects, built and unbuilt, spanning more than six decades. Three newly-


commissioned essays and statements by major figures of the contemporary architecture scene examine specific projects and different aspects of a creative mind which simultaneously questions and operates within the boundaries of the discipline. Nuno Grande and Carles Muro are curators at Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Portugal.


Walther König 160 illustrations 24.0 x 17.0cm 246pp | Paperback 978 3 960 985723 January | £38.00

Edited by Martin Reichert; Texts by Adrian von Buttlar, David Chipperfield, Gabi Dolff-Bonekämper, Regula Lüscher, Martin Maischberger, Olaf Matthes, Rafael Moneo, Andreas Scholl, Peter-Klaus Schuster, Alexander Schwarz, Heinrich Wefing, Hans Witschurke and Richard Sennett; Photographs by Thomas Struth

David Chipperfield Architects: James-Simon-Galerie Berlin

The James Simon Gallery, the new entrance building between the Kupfergraben and the Neues Museum, marks the architectural conclusion of the Museuminsel ensemble in Berlin after 180 years. Together with the Archaeological Promenade, it forms the centrepiece of the master plan developed in 1999, which has since served as the starting point for all further planning on Museumsinsel. This book, published by David Chipperfield Architects on the occasion of the opening, is dedicated

to the building and its cultural contexts. Photographs by Thomas Struth present the completed building, both within its urban context as well as in intimate close-ups. Texts by prominent architects, historians and sociologists complement the artistic photographic documentation. Martin Reichert is Managing Director and partner of David Chipperfield’s Berlin office.

Also available: Neues Museum Berlin: 978 3 865 607041 £38.00 | Paperback 45


Walther König 170 illustrations 28.0 x 20.0cm 208pp | Paperback 978 3 960 986089 January | £28.00

Edited by Eva Badura-Triska, Markus Wörgötter; Texts by Eva Badura-Triska, Eva-Marina Froitzheim, Ulrike Groos, Sergius Kodera, Karola Kraus, Charissa N. Terranova, and Markus Worgotter

Vertigo Op Art and a History of Deception 1520 to 1970

Of all the ground-breaking art movements of the 1950s and 60s, Op Art has received the least amount of attention to date. It has often been discounted as too spectacular and showy and therefore not very profound. This is a misconception – this art sharpens our awareness of the ambiguity of appearances and illustrates the impossibility of grasping ‘reality’.


Vertigo. Op Art and a History of Deception 1520 to 1970 presents a deceptive game of the senses, unfurling a whole panorama of artistic works that confound the senses, ranging from panel paintings, reliefs and (kinetic) objects to installations and experiential spaces, to film and computer-generated or computer-controlled art. Eva Badura-Triska is curator at mumok, Vienna.


Walther König 237 illustrations 20.5 x 20.5cm 276pp | Hardback 978 3 960 984740 January | £40.00

Text by Stanislaus von Moos

Peter Fischli & David Weiss: Haus The idea behind Haus was first implemented by Peter Fischli and David Weiss as part of the Skulptur Projekte Münster in 1987. Haus was intended as a 1:15 scale representation of a four-storey commercial building in the modern international style. The artwork, reflecting the relationship between everyday life and architecture, was recreated in 2016 on the basis of the original plans for the retrospective at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.

Peter Fischli and David Weiss were an artist duo who collaborated from 1979 until Weiss’s death in 2012. They were among the most renowned contemporary artists of Switzerland.

Walther König 20 illustrations 17.8 x 17.8.0cm 504pp | Hardback 978 3 960 986829 January | £48.00

Edited and with an Introduction by Dieter Schwarz

Richard Tuttle. A Fair Sampling Collected Writings 1966–2019 Richard Tuttle is an American post-minimalist artist known for his small, subtle, intimate works. His art makes use of scale and line. His works span a range of media, from sculpture, painting, drawing, printmaking, and artist’s books, to installation and furniture. This volume brings together his writings from exhibition catalogues, books, journals and published texts, as well as previously unpublished material.

Texts include not only reflections on the art, drawings and works, but also tributes to artist friends, including various texts on Agnes Martin, travel records, poems and lectures. Dieter Schwarz is a curator, author and consultant in modern and contemporary art.



Actes Sud 120 illustrations 21.0 x 19.0cm 208pp | Hardback 978 2 330 125196 January | £32.00

Eve Arnold, Abigail Heyman, Susan Meiselas and Clara Bouveresse

Unretouched Women Women and the challenge of images

In the mid-1970s in the United States as Feminism gained huge momentum, three American photographers, Eve Arnold, Abigail Heyman and Susan Meiselas, published books of a new kind. Combining testimonies and images, they offer very original documentaries of women at work, their daily routines and their private lives. This catalogue reveals their unusual approach to their works. The images provide an original perspective of female bodies, revealing their invisible make-up artistry and


the staging involved behind their public appearances. It reveals the social conventions defining the status of women in society, revealing working women striving for independence and freedom. Clara Bouveresse is a lecturer at Évry-Val d’Essonne University specializing in photography. She has published a history of the Magnum agency.


Actes Sud 100 illustrations 25.5 x 19.6cm 184pp | Paperback 978 2 330 124076 February | £32.00

Mathieu Asselin

Monsanto A Photographic Investigation

In the USA, the dozens of Monsanto sites have been classified as sensitive zones by the Federal Environmental Agency due to the sites’ activities, which have already had grave consequences for human health and for the environment. For the sake of mankind and the environment, scientists and institutions have sounded the alert. This photographic investigation sets out to observe Monsanto site practices in order to understand the impact of their activities on people and the environment. The book offers a photographic journey through the past and present of the chemical industry. Using an original graphic approach, it brings together archive documents,

as well as portraits and landscapes of the people and places affected by the environmental consequences of the Monsanto sites’ production. Mathieu Asselin (b. 1973) began his career working on film productions in Caracas, Venezuela, but shaped his photography practice in the United States. His work mainly consists out of long-term investigative documentary projects, of which this book is the most famous example. Les Rencontre d’Arles in France, Photographer’s Gallery in London, Fotomuseum Antwerp in Belgium and the European Parliament in Strasbourg are amongst recent venues where his work has been exhibited.



Actes Sud 9 illustrations 28.0 x 22.0cm 48pp | Paperback 978 2 330 127633 January | £17.00

Edited by Stéphane Ibars

Vik Muniz Imaginária

As part of Grand Arles Express, the famous Brazilian artist Vik Muniz returns to the papal city eight years after his major solo show to present Imaginária, a series of works that have never been seen in Europe. Exhibited at the Lambert Collection, it comprises fifteen photographs featuring saints as depicted by great artists, from Simon Vouet’s Saint Agnes to Philippe de Champaigne’s Saint Augustine and Jose de Ribera’s Saint Sebastian. In this new series, Muniz continues his exploration of the fascination with saints through the history of their representation in art and, consequently, the relationship between artworks and the idea of the sacred. Composed of installations using everyday objects in incongruous situations (wire, sugar, ketchup, toys and


cut-out magazines), Vik Muniz’s photography reproduces images from collective memory and questions the notions of originality and copies. By audaciously re-appropriating icons of art history and the media world, the artist proposes a new relationship to images whose meaning and originality seems to have been exhausted by their reproduction. Vik Muniz, born in 1961 in São Paulo, takes images from art history, the media and reality and manipulates them. Stéphane Ibars is responsible for public relations, press and cultural programmes at the Collection Lambert, Avignon.


Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain 200 illustrations 31.0 x 23.5cm 336pp | Paperback 978 2 869 251540 January | £38.00

Claudia Andujar, Thyago Nogueira, Bruce Albert, Jan Rocha, Ângelo Manjabosco and Valentina Tong

Claudia Andujar, The Yanomami Struggle This book is published to accompany Claudia Andujar, The Yanomami Struggle at the Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporiann (from February – May 2020), the most ambitious exhibition ever devoted to the Brazilian photographer who has dedicated her life to photography and the protection of the Yanomami Indians, one of the largest Amerindian communities in the Brazilian Amazon. Conceived by Thyago Nogueira for the Instituto Moreira Salles in Brazil, Claudia Andujar, The Yanomami Struggle features over 200

black-and-white and colour photographs, as well as an audiovisual installation, historical documents and drawings produced by Yanomami artists. The exhibition also shows Claudia Andujar’s significant contribution to photographic art and the essential role she continues to play in the defense of Yanomami rights and the forest in which they live. Thyago Nogueira is Head of the Contemporary Photography Department at Instituto Moreira Salles (IMS), Brazil.



Contrasto 85 illustrations 24 x 27cm 192pp | Hardback 978 8 869 657665 January | £25.00

Marco Gualazzini

Resilient It is important to provide a reminder of exactly what resilience is, to grasp why it’s the very best title Marco Gualazzini could have given to his first, and significant, published volume. You’ll gain a better understanding still by looking at the photographs – or rather experiencing the photographs Gualazzini offers us. You’ll immediately realise we’re in an immensely difficult environment: difficult to live in, to imagine, to conceive, and for this very reason, a major source of food for thought, pause, self-analysis and – if you choose – improvement. Gualazzini takes us into that side of Africa we prefer to ignore, delete from our minds and our conscience. He shows us eyes we’d prefer not to meet, situations we can’t imagine. Seen from this point of view, this is not a book of


photographs, and Gualazzini is not so much a photographer as a witness, a messenger, an ambassador bearing a message of huge importance. Born in Parma in 1976, Marco Gualazzini began his career as a photographer in 2004, with the local newspaper of his city, La Gazzetta di Parma. His most recent works include reportages on microfinance in India, freedom of expression in Myanmar, discrimination against minorities in Pakistan, and in recent years humanitarian crises and conflicts in Africa. His works have been published in numerous magazines, including CNN, M (Le Monde), Der Spiegel, The Sunday Times Magazine, Paris Match, The New York Times, Al-Jazeera, and Time Magazine.


Contrasto 85 illustrations 21 x 29cm 160pp | Hardback 978 8 869 657917 January | £30.00

Valerio Bispuri

Prisoner Italy holds 190 penitentiaries – among them, 5 female prisons and 52 women’s wards. Valerio Bispuri is the first photographer authorised by the Italian Penitentiary Administration Department of the Ministry of Justice to visit some of the most important detention centers in the country to document the condition of prisoners in 15 jails – both female and male – from 2014 to present. Overcrowding, precarious structures, insufficient numbers of operators, cultural mediators and prison guards are the most relevant problems. At the same time, crucial issues such as study, work, cultural activities and sport are carried out thanks to the will of the prison staff and the fundamental contribution of volunteers. Prisons are the

mirror of a country’s society. In these non-places, people deprived of their liberty try to rebuild habits, affections, and find an alternative for the future. Valerio Bispuri (b. 1971) is a professional journalist and photojournalist and has worked for major Italian and international newspapers and magazines including L’Espresso, Il Venerdì di Repubblica, Internazionale, Le Monde and Stern. He has worked in Latin America, Africa, Asia and Middle East, and exhibited his works in Italy, Spain and Argentina. Bispuri has been awarded numerous international awards including the Latin American POY 2014. Contrasto has published both his important reportages, Encerrados (2015) and Paco (2017).


Children’s Books

Agnes & Aubrey Illustrated throughout 20.3 x 15.8cm 96pp | Paperback 978 1 916 474536 May | £8.95

Mary Richards

Take Me Outdoors A Nature Journal for Young Explorers

Take Me Outdoors is the fourth book in an exciting series of guided journals for young explorers. With its smart design, lively illustrations and perfect size to pop in a backpack, it’s a fun, lively way to engage with the wild and natural world. This interactive book is divided into five ‘adventure’ chapters – one for each excursion. Each chapter is divided into themes that encourage children to explore their surroundings, record their thoughts and draw what they see. As they complete lists, create pictures and answer questions they are prompted to think carefully and look at their world with fresh eyes. A final chapter allows them to compare their adventures, and there’s also a useful

glossary so they can learn new words and ideas. Fun, quirky and bursting with facts about birds, bugs and plants; the weather and the environment; expeditions and explorers; and the artists, writers and musicians who have been inspired by nature, this book is a must for children curious about the incredible world they live in. It’s both a great keepsake and a tool for sparking creative writing. Writer and illustrator Mary Richards is author of The Modern Art Journal, Splat: The Most Exciting Artists of All Time and, with David Schweitzer, co-author of ArtSongs for Tate.

Also available: Take Me To Museums Paperback | 9781916474505 | £8.95 Take Me On Holiday Paperback | 9781916474512 | £8.95 Take Me To School Paperback | 9781916474529 | £8.95 55

Strandberg Illustrated throughout 23.4 x 19.0cm 128pp | Hardback 978 8 793 604568 January | ÂŁ30.00

Marie Hugstead; Illustrated by Kitt Stuart Schwenn

The Little Book of Danish Design for Children and Curious Grown-ups

The Little Book of Danish Design for Children and Curious Grown-Ups tells fun and interesting stories about 50 Danish design icons. With a light touch and colourful and humorous illustrations, the book takes a fresh look at some of the many great Danish design objects that have been created for the home over the past century. The book presents popular design classics by Arne Jacobsen, Finn Juhl and Hans J. Wegner as well as the LEGO brick, the Panton chair and a selection of new iconic


products by Royal Copenhagen and Bang & Olufsen, among many others. Marie Hugsted is a textile designer. She graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design in Copenhagen and is also a trained teacher. Kitt Stuart Schwenn is a textile designer who graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design in Copenhagen.

Vendome Press 100 illustrations 15.2 x 22.9cm 232pp | Hardback 978 0 865 653719 March | £19.95

Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece; Foreword by Tory Burch; Introduction by Dr. Perri Klass; Illustrations by Lydia Starkey

Manners Begin at Breakfast Modern Etiquette for Families

The founder of a successful children’s clothing line, author of an influential parenting blog, and mother of five children, Marie-Chantal of Greece is constantly asked about proper etiquette for children in our fast paced, technology centred world. Manners Begin at Breakfast addresses rules of etiquette, including basic table manners, social media, fashion do’s and don’ts, party conversation – and more. Covering children from infants to teens, this go-to handbook is an essential guide for all parents concerned about raising self-assured, well-adjusted children who are equipped to thrive in society and develop into confident, happy adults. Illustrated with charming, specially commissioned watercolours and written in a lively, conversational style, it is certain to become a perennial and parental must-have resource.

Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece was born in London, and spent her early years in Hong Kong. At the age of nine, she went off to Le Rosey, a Swiss boarding school, followed by Ecole Active Bilingue in Paris. She found a great passion and aptitude for art and design, which led her to New York City, where she studied at New York Academy of Arts and New York University. She fell in love with Crown Prince Pavlos of Greece and they were married in 1995. They have five children. Marie-Chantal launched her eponymous children’s clothing line in 2000 and the brand has continued to go from strength to strength, counting both royals and celebrities amongst its fans.


Owl & Dog Playbooks Illustrated throughout 28.0 x 28.0cm 28pp | Board book 978 0 993 517471 March | £20.00

Daniel Weil

Chess On Earth A game of day and night Chess on Earth is all about teaching chess in a fun, approachable way. Teaching children the basics of the game, this book represents the pieces on a monumental scale. Each character has its own personality which defines the way it moves about the board. Day and night represent white and black pieces, and the movement of the pieces becomes the changes in the landscape. Chess on Earth can be read as a traditional story book, or played using the board and pieces included.

chess pieces. He went on to design a chess set as a part of his book Light Box, published in 1985 while he was Unit Master. In 2013, he designed and art directed the World Chess Candidates Tournament, and his new World Chess set became the official set of the World Chess organisation FIDE. Daniel Weil’s works are

Daniel Weil is a renowned designer with an extensive career. He

permanent collections of The Museum of Modern Art, New York

has enjoyed chess since his childhood, when he used to carve

and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

The Museum of Modern Art, New York Illustrated throughout 29.8 x 22.9cm 40pp | Hardback 978 1 633 450783 January | £14.95

Michelle Millar Fisher; Illustrated by Kat Kuang

The Rainbow Flag Bright, Bold, and Beautiful Today the Rainbow Flag is a familiar sight, at the Pride Parade and around the world. But it is not only a universal symbol; it is also a brilliant object of design that is part of the collection of The Museum of Modern Art, New York. This story, based on true events, follows the birth of the idea and the collaborative creation of the flag and, above all, demonstrates the strength and ingenuity possible when a group of people – friends, community, neighbors, and family – take a stand for civil rights and l-o-v-e.


Michelle Millar Fisher is The Ronald C. and Anita L. Wornick Curator of Contemporary Decorative Arts at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Kat Kuang is an artist and illustrator based in San Francisco.

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Picture credits Front cover image © Doan Ly / a.p. bio. p10 Dorothea Lange and Paul Schuster Taylor, An American Exodus: A Record of Human Erosion (New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1939), photo © 2019 MoMA, photo: John Wronn. p11 Donald Judd, Untitled, 1991, MoMA/Bequest of Richard S. Zeisler and gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (both by exchange) and gift of Kathy Fuld, Agnes Gund, Patricia Cisneros, Doris Fisher, Mimi Haas, Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis, and Emily Spiegel, © 2019 Judd Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, photo: John Wronn. p13 (bottom) Neri Oxman and The Mediated Matter Group, Aguahoja I, 2018, courtesy The Mediated Matter Group, photo: The Mediated Matter Group. (top) Neri Oxman and The Mediated Matter Group, Vespers, 2018, photo: Yoram Reshef. (right) John (born Helmut Herzfelde) Heartfield, The Hand Has Five Fingers (5 Finger hat die Hand),1928, MoMA/The Merrill C. Berman Collection, © The Heartfield Community of Heirs/ Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2019, digital image © 2019 MoMA, photo: Dennis Doorly. (top) Lyubov Popova, The Actor’s Work Clothes, No. 7 (Prozodezhda aktera N. 7), 1921, MoMA/The Merrill C. Berman Collection, digital image © 2019 MoMA, photo: Robert Gerhardt. (left) Joost Schmidt, The New Chess Game (Das Neue Schachspiel), c. 1923, © 2019 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG BildKunst, Bonn, digital image © 2019 MoMA, photo: Robert Gerhardt. p17 (top) Jean-Michel Basquiat. Hollywood Africans, 1983. Acrylic and oil stick on canvas. Whitney Museum of American Art, Gift of Douglas S. Cramer, 84.23. © The Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat / Licensed by Artstar, New York. (bottom) Rammellzee, Super Robber, 1985. Mixed media on canvas. Private collection. Reproduced with permission. © Estate of Rammellzee 2019


p18 Futura, Untitled, c. 1982. Spray paint and marker on paper. Private collection. © Futura2000/Wave 5 Communications LLC. Photograph Terence Hassen. p 22 (left) Edvard Munch. Sitting Nude: Morning, 1922-25. Photo © Munchmuseet p 24 Utagawa Kuniyoshi Mitsukuni defies the skeleton spectre conjured up by Princess Takiyasha 1845–46 (detail), British Museum (top) Shirai Toshinobu II Nitta no Shirō Tadatsune encountering the Goddess of Mount Fuji in a cave (Fuji no hitoana genky no zu) 1885, Art Gallery of New South Wales (bottom) Mizuki Shigeru Hiratsuka from the series Fifty-three stations of the Yōkaidō 2008 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales, © 2019 Mizuki Productions (top) Itaya Hiroharu Night procession of the hundred demons (Hyakki yagy) c1860 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales (bottom) Mizuki Shigeru Hiratsuka from the series Fifty-three stations of the Y kaid 2008 (detail), Art Gallery of New South Wales p 28 (top left, bottom) Emily Thompson (photos Kyoko Hamada) (top right) Gunnar Floral p 32 War Room, The Whitworth. Photo David Levene p 51 Youth Wakatha u thëri victim of measles, is treated by shamans and paramedics from the Catholic mission, Catrimani, Roraima, 1976. p 54 © Kitt Stuart Schwenn from The Little Book of Danish Design, page 56 p 59 From Soviet Metro Stations, page 60

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