Titles by Subject
Edited by Carmella Padilla and Barbara Anderson
The captivating story of the pursuit of the most powerful color. A global symbol of power, wealth, mystery, and sexuality, red has seduced viewers and inspired artists for millennia. Painters and other artists engaged in a quest for the source of the perfect red that conveyed the luxury, spirit, and substance of living. In the 1520s, Spanish explorers found it in the grand Aztec markets—in a dye derived from the cochineal insect. The ensuing global spread of American…
September 2015 | Hardcover | 320 pages | $60.00
Contribution by Jean-Christophe Babin, Fabrizio Ferri, Carolyn Miles and Claudio Tesauro, Photographed by Fabrizio Ferri
An exquisite collection of celebrity portraits showcasing Bulgari’s commitment to Save the Children. In 2009, Bulgari entered into a partnership with Save the Children, and its contribution to the charity has now reached $35 million. United in solidarity to improve the lives of some of the world’s most vulnerable and deprived children, Bulgari and Save the Children are joined by dozens of the most celebrated figures from the worlds of entertainment, sports, and music in Stop…
September 2015 | Hardcover | 176 pages | $65.00
Edited by Anne M. Wolfe, Contribution by Catherine Fowler, William L. Fox, Marvin Cohodas and JoAnn Nevers
The definitive survey of art about this national treasure, from Albert Bierstadt to Ansel Adams. Located between California and Nevada, the vast body of water known as Lake Tahoe has lured artists to its shores for centuries. This lavishly illustrated, large-scale book celebrates Lake Tahoe, as well as Pyramid Lake, Donner Lake, and the surrounding Sierra Nevada region’s magnificent scenic beauty, through more than 350 paintings, photographs, buildings, and objects. This deluxe volume features lush landscape paintings by…
September 2015 | Hardcover | 468 pages | $85.00
Edited by Lida Castelli and Moreno Gentili
This book showcases the mix of daring acrobatics, beautiful costuming, stunning visuals, and dynamic choreography that make Marco Balich’s events nothing less than awe-inspiring. A magnificent visual journey presenting over ten years of high-profile shows and ceremonies staged by Marco Balich, this beautifully illustrated book features his dramatic and moving work on events across the world. Projects such as the recent Olympic ceremonies and the America’s Cup World Series reveal insight into the qualities of a…
September 2015 | Hardcover | 288 pages | $100.00
Written by Andrea Cittadini
The Lopresto Collection represents a cross section of the history of automobiles, design, Italy, and its creativity. The most important collection in Italy and one of the most prestigious in the world.
September 2015 | Hardcover | 204 pages | $90.00
Written by Juliet Sear, Photographed by Helen Cathcart
Whether it’s a birthday, wedding, or dinner party, there’s no better way to celebrate than with a slice of glorious cake. In Cakeology, Juliet shows home bakers how to take your cakes to the next level with her favorite and most impressive projects.
September 2015 | Hardcover | 240 pages | $29.95
Written by Skira
This book documents an extraordinary exhibition in 2013 commemorating the first anniversary of a disaster of extraordinary proportions—the Atlantic storm named Sandy. This catalogue reproduces installation photographs of works of art that were in the exhibition in Brooklyn, New York, along with photographs of the various events that took place while it was on view.
September 2015 | Hardcover | 296 pages | $80.00
Written by Alexandre de Vogüé, Jean-Charles de Vogüé and Ascanio de Vogüé, Photographed by Bruno Ehrs
An insider’s tour of the magnificent seventeenth-century castle and gardens, conceived by Le Vau, Le Brun, and Le Nôtre, that inspired the great châteaux of Europe. Vaux le Vicomte’s rich history began in 1641, when infamous finance minister Nicolas Fouquet bought the estate and enlisted architect Louis Le Vau, decorator Charles Le Brun, and garden designer André Le Nôtre to transform it into a lavish residence. His extravagance piqued Louis XIV’s jealousy, and he was thrown…
September 2015 | Hardcover | 192 pages | $34.95
Written by Gary Indiana
The long-awaited memoir from one of the most acclaimed radical writers in American literature. Described by the London Review of Books as one of “the most brilliant critics writing in America today,” Gary Indiana is a true radical whose caustic voice has by turns haunted and influenced the literary and artistic establishments.
September 2015 | Hardcover | 240 pages | $25.95
Text by Chris Wiley
This catalog serves as a fully illustrated look into the world of artists Jonas Wood and Shio Kusaka, published in conjunction with the artists’ debut exhibition at Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong. Both Kusaka’s porcelain vessels and Wood’s drawn and painted interiors are depicted within this new book in vibrant color plates and photographs. Wood and Kusaka draw from each other’s work as painter and potter to probe the tensions between representation and expression, precision and chance,…
September 2015 | Hardcover | 220 pages | $50.00