Titles by Subject
Written by Ben Mims, Photographed by Noah Fecks
A fresh new voice in food writing reinvigorates decadent Southern desserts with a fun, modern edge. With the assured authority of an experienced baker and the easy wit of a natural storyteller, Ben Mims guides readers through the techniques and traditions of classic Southern desserts. Time-wasting fussiness and artificial ingredients are reconsidered in favor of practical, modern updates, fresh flavors, and global influences. This book features picture-perfect favorites such as Hummingbird Cake, Lemon Layer Cake, Peach…
September 2014 | Hardcover | 224 pages | $39.95
Written by Ozzy Inguanzo, Foreword by Max Landis
ZOMBIES ON FILM chronicles popular culture’s greatest and most terrifyingly intriguing monsters in the very medium their shuffling, rotting, flesh-eating characteristics were shaped—at the movies! Spanning nearly a century, the zombie genre has been built by a creative and cultural transfer of influences from generation to generation of storytellers, filmmakers, and artists. This book tells the remarkable true story behind the creative and independent-spirit that shaped a legacy, from its cinematic inception and evolution to its…
September 2014 | Hardcover | 228 pages | $40.00
Edited by Amanda M. Maples, Foreword by Karel Nel, Introduction by Bruno Claessens and Frank Herreman
A volume unveiling for the first time the African art held in the celebrated Leslie Sacks Collection of Los Angeles. Covering a collection assembled over many years by the modernist art dealer Leslie Sacks, this book unveils for the first time 187 African art pieces accompanied by a number of essays of exceptional interest.
September 2014 | Hardcover | 320 pages | $85.00
Written by Francesca Pola and Achivio Bonalumi
A stunning volume celebrating the work of Agostino Bonalumi during the 1960s and 1970s and its connection with other artists of the Azimut group. A selection of Bonalumi’s paintings from the 1960s and 1970s—including some unpublished and never before exhibited—form the core of this volume and confirm the important role played by this internationally lesser known artist in the development of modern art in Italy.
September 2014 | Hardcover | 240 pages | $79.00
Written by Petra Mason, Photographed by Bunny Yeager
A treasure trove of never-before-seen playfully erotic photos of legendary pinup girl and style icon Bettie Page, from cult pinup photographer Bunny Yeager. Bunny Yeager has long been credited for capturing Bettie Page’s true nature—her flirtatious and playfully erotic side—in classic pinup images that continue to influence photography and fashion today. This collection, culled from Yeager’s extensive archive, features her most iconic shots of the legendary Bettie as well as never-before-seen images, including many nudes, which…
September 2014 | Hardcover | 256 pages | $50.00
Written by Betty Woodman, Text by Barry Schwabsky
An up-to-date monograph devoted to the leading American ceramist whose dazzling inventions have moved beyond the traditional domain of craft and consistently challenged the limits of the medium. Internationally recognized as one of today’s most important ceramic sculptors, Betty Woodman started in the 1950s as a production potter with the aim of creating objects to enhance everyday life. Since then, the vase has become her subject, product and muse.
September 2014 | Trade Paperback | 96 pages | $39.95
Edited by Aurora Herrera Gómez
A richly illustrated monograph dedicated to one of the most attractive and influential figures of contemporary creation. Loie Fuller was one of the leading and most influential figures of the twentieth-century art scene. Her persona, choreographies, and technical innovations have exerted a strong influence on the conceptual theories and achievements of choreographers, producers, theater and film directors, painters, sculptors, architects, and other performance artists of our times. Loie Fuller played a decisive role in the art…
September 2014 | Trade Paperback | 144 pages | $45.00
Written by Guy de Cointet and Frederic Paul
A comprehensive monograph on experimental visual artist Guy de Cointet. French artist Guy de Cointet’s experimental art used a combination of cryptography, typography, hieroglyphics, and tropes in visual installation pieces and performance art, books, and films. This comprehensive monograph covers his work from his early career in California working under Larry Bell, with critical essays on his work and on his influence on contemporary art.
September 2014 | Hardcover | 272 pages | $65.00
Written by The Hermitage Museum, Foreword by Dr. Mikhail Borisovich Piotrovsky
Highlights from the palatial Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, are beautifully reproduced in an accessible volume celebrating the museum’s 250th anniversary. For 250 years, the State Hermitage Museum has been one of the world’s most palatial and significant museums. The Hermitage collections were developed beginning in 1764 by Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia, and now encompass more than 3 million works of art and artifacts displayed within a spectacular architectural ensemble, the heart of…
September 2014 | Hardcover | 288 pages | $45.00
Written by Diane Dorrans Saeks, Photographed by Xavier Bejot
The first book on the work of a designer whose refined classical interiors are widely desired and emulated as the epitome of French style. Honored as one of the top designers by all the international design magazines and universally admired by design editors, Jean-Louis Deniot is in demand. His updated classical approach now graces interiors in Paris, the French countryside, Moscow, India, New York, Chicago, L.A., and beyond—and his legacy is already being compared to that…
September 2014 | Hardcover | 288 pages | $65.00