Art, Architecture & Photography
and practicing architect draws on his
unique position at the crossroads of architecture and social media to highlight 100
important buildings that embody the
future of architecture.
Judge This by Chip Kidd (June 2, hardcover, $16.99, ISBN 978-1-4767-8478-6).
The acclaimed book designer offers a playful look at the importance of first impressions—in design and in life.
New Old School: Exploring the
Modern Renaissance of Old School &
Neo-Traditional Tattooing by Jakob
Schultz, with photos by Peter Booker
Nielsen (Apr. 28, hardcover, $34.99,
ISBN 978-0-7643-4936-2). This book
focuses on the traditional style of tattooing and its ongoing impact on today’s
tattoo art. More than 300 stunning color
photos combine with tattoo artists’
personal explanations of why they love to
work in the traditional style and the artistic challenges that it poses.
Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks,
edited by Dieter Buchhart and Tricia
Laughlin Bloom (Mar. 31, hardcover, $50,
ISBN 978-0-8478-4582-8). Accompanying a major traveling exhibition, this first
survey of the rarely seen notebooks of Basquiat features the artist’s handwritten
notes, poems, and drawings, along with
related works on paper and large-scale
Feelings: Soft Art by Wayne Koesten-baum, Andrea K. Scott, Tracey Emin, and
Asher Penn (May 5, paper, $34.95, ISBN
978-0-8478-4579-8). The first in an
exciting new series, this is an intimate
exploration of contemporary art today.
Focused on material qualities and the feelings evoked by a work, this thematic
approach returns to the basic pleasure of
Shirin Neshat: Facing History (May
26, hardcover, $60, ISBN 978-1-58834-
509-7). The companion volume to the
Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum, this
beautiful volume presents an array of
Neshat’s most compelling works and illuminates the points at which cultural and
political events have inflected her artistic
Malevich, edited by Achim Borchardt-Hume (Mar. 3, paper, $49.95, ISBN 978-
1-84976-146-8) explores the career of
Kazimir Malevich, a radical artist and one
of the founders of abstract art, published to
accompany a major retrospective.
Richard Tuttle: I Don’t Know; The
Weave of Textile Language by Achim
Borchardt-Hume, Magnus af Petersens,
and Richard Tuttle, with photos by Nick
Danziger (Mar. 3, paper, $45, ISBN 978-
1-84976-319-6). Drawing on Tuttle’s
knowledge as a longstanding collector of
textiles from around the world, this book
investigates the importance of textiles
throughout history, across Tuttle’s remarkable body of work, and into the latest
developments in his practice.
Turner’s Sketchbooks by Ian Warrell
(Mar. 3, hardcover, $45, ISBN 978-1-
84976-295-3). J.M. W. Turner (1775–
1851) created a remarkable collection of
sketchbooks over the course of his career.
This book surveys the full
range of his sketchbooks,
beginning with his teenage
efforts and culminating in
the atmospheric color studies of his last years.
THAMES & HUDSON
Agnes Martin: Her Life
and Art by Nancy Princen-thal (June 16, hardcover,
$39.95, ISBN 978-0-500-
09390-0). The first biography of the
visionary artist whose austere and serene
work helped define minimalism, by a former senior editor of Art in America.
Painting Now by Suzanne Hudson
(Mar. 10, hardcover, $55, ISBN 978-0-
500-23926-1). The art critic and art historian surveys the state of contemporary
200 artists from around the world.
Street Craft: Yarnbombing, Guerrilla
Gardening, Light Tagging, Lace Graffiti and More by Riikka Kuittinen (Feb.
10, hardcover, $29.95, ISBN 978-0-500-
51784-0) introduces readers to a new generation of street artists whose spontaneous
craft installations are leaving their mark
on cities around the world.
Sustainable Luxury: The New Singapore House, Solutions for a Livable
Future by Paul McGillick, photos by
Masano Kawana (Mar. 31, hardcover,
$39.95, ISBN 978-0-8048-4475-8) presents 27 recent residential projects created
by Singapore’s most talented architects to
address the many complex and intercon-nected aspects of sustainability, offering
insight into Singapore’s contemporary
domestic high-end architecture and how
it represents that vibrant city and its ethnically diverse inhabitants.
UNIV. OF TEXAS
Dan Rizzie, edited by Mark Smith and
Terrie Sultan (Mar. 15, hardcover, $65,
ISBN 978-0-292-76220-6). Showcasing
an artistic career that has been both broad-ranging and consistent over four decades,
artist who has created a
unique iconography of
the natural world in
paintings, collages, and
Coney Island: Visions
of an American Dreamland, 1861–2008, edited
by Robin Jaffee Frank
(Feb. 17, hardcover, $50, ISBN 978-0-
300-18990-2). This book looks at Coney
Island’s enduring status as inspiration for
artists over many years, from its inception
as an elite seaside resort in the mid-19th
century, to its evolution into an entertainment mecca for the masses, with the eventual closing of Astroland, in 2008, after
decades of urban decline.