Titles by Subject
Written by Luca Molinari
A fresh face in the urban landscape, the architectural transformation of an important area in the center of Milan represents an occasion for experimental research in the city. The volume describes the process leading to the Porta Nuova area in all its phases. It brings together the voices of all the different actors who contributed to the project: producers, developers, public administrators, and all the planners who worked on the area.
July 2015 | Hardcover | 288 pages | $80.00
Written by Okwui Enwezor
Rather than one overarching theme, the 56th International Art Exhibition of the Biennale is informed by a layer of intersecting filters. These filters are a constellation of parameters that circumscribe multiple ideas which will be touched upon to imagine and realize a diversity of practices. All the World’s Futures employs as a filter the historical trajectory that the Biennale itself, over the course of its one hundred and twenty years existence has run over. A filter through…
August 2015 | Trade Paperback | 960 pages | $130.00
Written by Bryan Ray Turcotte, Michelle Carr and Gary P. Dent
The untold history of the seminal cultural venue Jabberjaw—the underground star of Los Angeles’s historic indie scene of the 1990s. Billing itself as a “coffeehouse art gallery” when it opened in 1989, Jabberjaw quickly became not only the cornerstone of the Los Angeles post-punk scene but also a hub of the underground music scene nationwide. Bridging the gap between punk and indie, Jabberjaw was a bastion of counterculture that hosted shows for bands from the obscure…
August 2015 | Hardcover | 240 pages | $55.00
Written by Skira
A photographic survey of the renovation of the Imam Mohammed bin Abdul Wahab Mosque in Qatar, retracing the story of the building and the new elements of the religious complex, added in full respect of the traditional Qatari architecture.
September 2015 | Hardcover | 200 pages | $60.00
Written by Terence Pepper and Helen Trompeteler
A rich collection of iconic and rare portraits of one of the world’s most photographed women, international film legend Audrey Hepburn. During her lifetime, Belgian-born British actress Audrey Hepburn (1929–1993), star of such films as Roman Holiday, Sabrina, Funny Face, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, My Fair Lady, Charade, and Two for the Road, was recognized around the world. Two decades after her death, Hepburn remains one of the most celebrated actresses of all time, inspiring new generations of…
September 2015 | Hardcover | 192 pages | $40.00
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
Text by Michael Cuscuna, Photographed by Francis Wolff
Black-and-white photographs oozing with cool immortalize the performances and offstage lives of more than 100 famed jazz musicians who forged Blue Note Records’ legendary reputation. Blue Note Records—cofounded in 1939 by Alfred Lion and Francis Wolff—is dedicated to recording the greatest musicians in jazz history. Wolff’s photographs taken from 1948–69 catch the stars in action: performing onstage, in recording sessions, or cutting stylish silhouettes around town. This curated selection includes jazz greats Louis Armstrong, Art Blakey,…
September 2015 | Hardcover | 288 pages | $49.95
Written by Fabiana Giacomotti
Published for the sixtieth anniversary of the Italian bag company, this publication tells the story of the Florentine maison’s innovation. In this book, Carla Braccialini and her three sons– Riccardo, Massimo, and Lorenzo–celebrate their first sixty years in business by revealing the hidden places and secrets of the “Braccialini world.”
September 2015 | Hardcover | 184 pages | $50.00
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