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Books of the Week

Italian paintings and sculptures from the fourteenth to sixteenth centuryItalian paintings and sculptures from the fourteenth to sixteenth century /
Edited by Miklós Boskovits
Ostfildern : Hatje Cantz, c2010
N6915 .I783 2011 AH/C

 

 

 

La collection Arthur et Hedy Hahnloser, Winterthour : un regard partagé avec les artistesLa collection Arthur et Hedy Hahnloser, Winterthour : un regard partagé avec les artistes /
Under the direction of Margrit Hahnloser-Ingold
Lausanne : Bibliothèque des Arts, c2011
N5279.2.H35 C65 2011 AH/C

 

 

 

MondrianMondrian /
Under the direction of Brigitte Leal
Paris : Centre Pompidou, c2010
ND653.M76 A4 2010 AH/C

 

 

 

Nineteenth-century art in the Norton Simon Museum : DegasNineteenth-century art in the Norton Simon Museum : Degas /
Edited by Richard R. Brettell and Stephen F. Eisenman
New Haven : Published for The Norton Simon Art Foundation by Yale University Press, c2006-
ND457 .B698 2006 v.2 AH/C

 

 

 

Vincent van Gogh paintings : Antwerp & Paris 1885-1888Vincent van Gogh paintings : Antwerp & Paris 1885-1888 /
Louis van Tilborgh
Amsterdam : Van Gogh Museum ; London : Lund Humphries Publishers ; Zwolle : Waanders Publishers (v.2) ; Wappingers Falls, N.Y., c1999-
ND653.G7 T54 1999 v.2 AH/C

SFMOMA Exhibit on Francesca Woodman

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art will devote an exhibition to artist and photographer Francesca Woodman November 5, 2011-February 20, 2012.  Students and faculty may want to examine the Art History/Classics Library’s holdings on Woodman including this rare volume, “Some disordered interior geometries” <http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b17681644~S1>.


Books of the Week

Brilliant effects : a cultural history of gem stones and jewelleryBrilliant effects : a cultural history of gem stones and jewellery /
Marcia Pointon
New Haven [Conn.] : Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press, c2009
GT2250 .P65 2009 MAIN

 

 

 

India's fabled city : the art of courtly LucknowIndia’s fabled city : the art of courtly Lucknow /
Stephen Markel
Los Angeles : Los Angeles County Museum of Art ; Munich ; New York : DelMonico Books/Prestel, c2010
N7308.L83 M37 2010 MAIN

 

 

 

Postmodernism : style and subversion, 1970-1990Postmodernism : style and subversion, 1970-1990 /
Edited by Glenn Adamson and Jane Pavitt
London : V&A Pub., 2011
NX456.5.P66 P673 2011 MAIN

 

 

 

Leo Rosenthal : ein Chronist in der Weimarer Republik ; Fotografien 1926-1933Leo Rosenthal : ein Chronist in der Weimarer Republik ; Fotografien 1926-1933 /
Leo Rosenthal
München : Schirmer Mosel, 2011
DD866 .R67 2011 AH/C

 

 

 

South African photography 1950-2010 = Südafrikanische Fotografie 1950-2010 South African photography 1950-2010 = Südafrikanische Fotografie 1950-2010 /
Edited by Delia Klask, Ralf-P. Seippel
Ostfildern : Hatje Cantz, c2010
TR119.S6 S68 2010x MAIN

Books of the Week

Conversations across borders : a performance artist converses with theorists, curators, activists and fellow artistsConversations across borders : a performance artist converses with theorists, curators, activists and fellow artists /
Guillermo Gómez-Peña. Edited by Laura Levin
London ; New York ; Calcutta : Seagull Books, 2011
NX512.G66 A35 2011 MAIN

 

 

 

Food : the history of tasteFood : the history of taste /
Edited by Paul Freedman
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2007
TX353 .F668 2007 AH/C

 

 

 

Carpets and textiles in the Iranian World 1400-1700Carpets and textiles in the Iranian World 1400-1700 /
Edited by Jon Thompson, Daniel Shaffer and Pirjetta Mildh
Oxford : May Beattie Archive, Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford ; Genoa : In association with the Bruschettini Foundation for Islamic and Asian Art, 2010
NK2809.P4 I58 2003 MAIN

 

 

 

The lost MichelangelosThe lost Michelangelos /
Antonio Forcellino
Cambridge ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, c2011
ND623.B9 F6713 2011 MAIN

 

 

 

The Maori collections of the British MuseumThe Maori collections of the British Museum /
British Museum
London : British Museum Press, 2010
N7406 .B75 2010 MAIN

 

 

 

Niki de Saint Phalle : spiel mit mirNiki de Saint Phalle : spiel mit mir /
Niki de Saint-Phalle. Edited by C. Sylvia Weber
Künzelsau : Kunsthalle Würth ; Swiridoff, c2011
NB553.S32 A4 2011 MAIN

 

 

 

Portrait jewels : opulence and intimacy from the Medici to the RomanovsPortrait jewels : opulence and intimacy from the Medici to the Romanovs /
Diana Scarisbrick
New York : Thames & Hudson, 2011
NK7309 .S33 2011 MAIN

Eric Kandel Event

Nobel Laureate Eric Kandel, author of The Age of Insight: the Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain from Vienna 1900 to the Present will speak in 145 Dwinelle Hall on Wednesday, April 18 at 7:00 p.m. This event is co-sponsored by the librarians of the Education/Psychology, Biosciences, Art History/Classics and Judaica Collections at the University of California Berkeley libraries.

The Age of Insight

Photography Endowed Fund–New Purchases

The following titles were recently purchased with the Photography Endowed Fund established in 2007 by donor Richard Sun.

 

PromProm / Mary Ellen Mark
Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, c2012
TR681.S78 M35 2012 AH/C
127 images of high school students at their proms photographed by Mary Ellen Mark at thirteen schools across the U.S. Includes a DVD of the film Prom by Martin Bell.

 

 

 

The Latin American photobookThe Latin American photobook / Horacio Fernández
New York: Aperture; [México, D.F.]: Fundación Televisa, c2011
TR27.5 .F47 2011 AH/C
Compiled with the input of a committee of researchers, scholars, and photographers, including Marcelo Brodsky, Iata Cannabrava, Pablo Ortiz Monasterio and Martin Parr, this book presents 150 volumes from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru and Venezuela.

 

 

 

How to read music in one eveningHow to read music in one evening / Larry Sultan
Santa Cruz, Calif.: Clatworthy Colorvues, 1974
TR655 .S85 1974 AH/C Rare
Visual essay of historical advertising and product images that challenge the viewer to recontextualize their meaning.

Books of the Week

Chinese export ceramicsChinese export ceramics /
Rose Kerr and Luisa E. Mengoni
London: V & A Publishing, 2011
NK4565.5 .K472 2011 MAIN

 

 

 

Fragonard's Progress of love at the Frick CollectionFragonard’s Progress of love at the Frick Collection /
Colin B. Bailey
New York: Frick Collection in association with D. Giles Limited, London, c2011
ND553.F7 A73 2011 MAIN

 

 

 

Gerhard Richter: catalogue raisonnéGerhard Richter: catalogue raisonné /
Authored and edited by Dietmar Elger
Ostfildern: Hatje/Cantz, 2011
N6888.R49 A4 2011b v.1 AH/C

 

 

 

Imprinting the divine: Byzantine and Russian icons from the Menil CollectionImprinting the divine: Byzantine and Russian icons from the Menil Collection /
Edited by Annmarie Weyl Carr
Houston, Tex.: Menil Collection ; New Haven, Conn.:Distributed by Yale University Press, c2011
N8186.U6 M46 2011 MAIN

 

 

 

Of serpents and dragons in Islamic art: an iconographical studyOf serpents and dragons in Islamic art: an iconographical study /
Abbas Daneshvari
Costa Mesa, CA: Mazda Publishers, 2011
N7745.D73 D36 2011 MAIN

 

 

 

The new painting of the 1860s: between the pre-raphaelites and the aesthetic movementThe new painting of the 1860s: between the pre-raphaelites and the aesthetic movement /
Allen Staley
New Haven [Conn.]: Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press, c2011
ND467 .S72 2011 MAIN

 

 

 

Peter Selz: sketches of a life in artPeter Selz: sketches of a life in art /
Paul J. Karlstrom with Ann Heath Karlstrom
Berkeley [Calif.]: University of California Press, c2012
N7483.S383 K37 2012 AH/C & MAIN

 

 

 

Sol Lewitt: structures, 1965-2006 Sol Lewitt : structures, 1965-2006 /
Edited by Nicholas Baume
New York: Public Art Fund ; New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, c2011
N6537.L46 A4 2011 AH/C

New journals

The Journal of Modern Craft

The Journal of Modern Craft, (AH-C NK1 .J86), a peer-reviewed academic journal, covers craft in all its historical and contemporary manifestations from the mid-nineteenth-century to the present. Special emphasis is placed on studio practice and on the transformations of indigenous forms of craft activity throughout the world. The journal also reviews and analyses the relevance of craft within new media, folk art, architecture, design, contemporary art, and other fields.

 

May

Conceived as an experimental platform for new forms of criticism, May (AH-C N6495 .M39), proposes to examine matters pertaining to the field of contemporary cultural production through the publication of essays, exhibition reviews and interviews, with international contributors varying from scholars to critics, artists, writers and curators.

Books of the Week

Jewels of the Romanovs : family & courtJewels of the Romanovs : family & court /
Stefano Papi
New York, N.Y. : Thames & Hudson, 2010
NK7303.R58 P36 2010 Main (Gardner) Stacks

 

 

 

Warhol : headlinesWarhol : headlines /
Edited by Molly Donovan with John J. Curley
Washington [D.C.] : National Gallery of Art ; Munich ; New York : Delmonico Books, Prestel, 2011
N6537.W28 A4 2011 Main (Gardner) Stacks

 

 

 

In the absence of Jagannatha : the Anasara paintings replacing the Jagannatha icon in Puri and South Orissa (India)In the absence of Jagannatha : the Anasara paintings replacing the Jagannatha icon in Puri and South Orissa (India) /
Eberhard Fischer
New Delhi : Niyogi Books ; Zürich : Artibus Asiae Publishers, c2012
N8195.3.J33 F57 2012 Art History/Classics

 

 

 

Light years : conceptual art and the photograph, 1964-1977Light years : conceptual art and the photograph, 1964-1977 /
Edited by Matthew S. Witkovsky
Chicago : Art Institute of Chicago ; New Haven : Distributed by Yale University Press, c2011
N6494.C63 L54 2011 Art History/Classics

 

 

 

Masters of Indian paintingMasters of Indian painting /
Milo C. Beach, Eberhard Fischer, B.N. Goswamy, editors
[Zurich, Switzerland] : Artibus Asiae Publishers, 2011
ND1001 .M36458 2011 Art History/Classics

 

 

 

Mexican Suitcase : the rediscovered Spanish Civil War negatives of Capa, Chim and TaroMexican Suitcase : the rediscovered Spanish Civil War negatives of Capa, Chim and Taro /
Edited by Cynthia Young
New York : International Center of Photography ; Göttingen : Steidl, 2010
TR820.6 .M49 2010 Art History/Classics

Books of the Week

Ai Weiwei : art / architectureAi Weiwei : art, architecture /
Ai Weiwei
Bregenz : Kunsthaus ; Köln : König, distr., 2011
NA1549.W44 A4 2011 AH/C, MAIN

 

 

 

Designing antiquity : Owen Jones, ancient Egypt and the Crystal PalaceDesigning antiquity : Owen Jones, ancient Egypt and the Crystal Palace /
Stephanie Moser
New Haven : Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press, 2012
NK1190 .M67 2012 MAIN

 

 

 

Faking it : manipulated photography before PhotoshopFaking it : manipulated photography before Photoshop /
Mia Fineman
New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art ; New Haven : Distributed by Yale University Press, c2012
TR148 .F56 2012 MAIN, ENVI

 

 

 

Jeff Koons : the painter & the sculptorJeff Koons : the painter & the sculptor /
Jeff Koons
Ostfildern, Germany : Hatje Cantz, c2012
N6537.K645 A4 2012b AH/C

 

 

 

Visible empire : botanical expeditions & visual culture in the Hispanic EnlightenmentVisible empire : botanical expeditions & visual culture in the Hispanic Enlightenment /
Daniela Bleichmar
Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2012
QK21.S7 B54 2012 AH/C, MAIN

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