Art, Architecture & Photography
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In Montmartre: Picasso, Matisse, and
the Birth of Modernist Art by Sue Roe
(Apr. 21, hardcover, $29.95, ISBN 978-1-
59420-495-1) presents a group biography
of the figures who transformed the world of
art in bohemian Paris in the first decade of
the 20th century.
Brick by William Hall (Apr. 15, hardcover, $49.95, ISBN 978-0-7148-6881-3).
Illustrated with more than 180 images,
this is a global survey of the world’s most
familiar and popular building material and
its uses throughout architectural history up
to the present day.
Zhang Xiaogang: Disquieting Memories by Jonathan Fineberg (Mar. 23,
paper, $125, ISBN 978-0-7148-6892-9).
The first major monograph on Zhang Xiaogang (b. 1958), a leading Chinese contemporary artist who is world-renowned for his
haunting, surrealist works.
Edward Gorey: His Book Cover Art
and Design by Steven Heller (Mar. 1,
hardcover, $40, ISBN 978-0-7649-7147-
1) collects Gorey’s book cover art created
from 1953 to 2000 for major New York
publishing houses, featuring a broad selection of the artist’s work, with more than 90
Such Mean Estate by Ryan Spencer,
text by Leslie Jamison (Apr. 7, hardcover,
$40, ISBN 978-1-57687-736-4). The photographs that make up this book are images
appropriated from films about apocalypse.
Rather than surveying
disaster movies, they create a narrative from specific frames whose contents range from high
drama to the banal.
PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
Munari’s Books by
Giorgio Maffei (Mar. 17,
paper, $40, ISBN 978-1-
61689-386-6). A monograph
of book designs by the late
Italian artist and designer
Bruno Munari, who is said to
have considered the book the
best medium to communicate his visual ideas, showcase
his art, and convey his creative spirit.
Creating Symmetry: The
Artful Mathematics of
Wallpaper Patterns by Frank A. Farris
(June 8, hardcover, $35, ISBN 978-0-691-
16173-0). This illustrated book provides a
hands-on, step-by-step introduction to the
intriguing mathematics of symmetry, featuring numerous examples and exercises for
designers throughout, as well as discussing
the history behind the mathematics presented in the book.
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Art Is Trash by Francisco de Pájaro
(May 12, hardcover, $29.95, ISBN 978-
84-15967-34-7) is the first book to showcase the work, philosophy, and international
trajectory of the Spanish urban artist.
Ian Schrager: Design by Ian Schrager
(Apr. 14, hardcover, $75, ISBN 978-0-
8478-4488-3). This volume spans almost
40 years of contemporary high design as
masterminded by Schrager, known for
being the originator of the mythical Studio
54, as well as a innovator of the boutique
Sargent: Portraits of Artists and
Friends by Richard
Ormond (Mar. 24, hardcover, $60, ISBN 978-0-
unprecedented book showcases painter John Singer
career in a new light—
through his bold portraits
of artists, writers, actors,
and musicians, many of
them his close friends—
giving us a picture of the artist as an intellectual and connoisseur of the music, art,
and literature of his day.
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Government by Ivan Har-
bour (June 2, hardcover, $70,
Featuring government build-
ings from around the world,
the latest addition to the
Roads Reflections series by architect Harbour is a visual exploration of the spaces
and buildings that mirror the cultures in
which they play such a crucial part.
Writers’ Houses: Where Great
Books Begin by Nick Channer (July 1,
hardcover, $26.95, ISBN 978-0-7198-
0664-3). Part armchair travel, part reference, this is a journey into Britain’s
impressive literary and architectural heritage and an exploration of how famous
authors drew inspiration from their
ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD/
McCloskey: Art and Illustrations of
Robert McCloskey by Jane McCloskey
(July 1, hardcover, $35, ISBN 978-1-
60893-493-5). The daughter of the artist
and popular children’s book author looks
at the range of McCloskey’s work from
both chronological and geographic perspectives, discussing the styles of his work
and his own attitudes about art.
The Blue Cupboard by Tess Jaray (Apr.
7, hardcover, $30, ISBN 978-1-910350-
09-6) is a humorous and life-affirming
memoir by the contemporary painter and
The Future of Architecture in 100
Buildings by Marc Kushner (Mar. 10,
hardcover, $14.99, ISBN 978-1-4767-
8492-2). The founder of Architizer.com