Titles by Subject
Written by The Countess of Carnavon
Written by the current lady of the manor, this book gives complete access to the world-renowned historic country house and showcases the art of entertaining, past and present. Highclere Castle, famed as the setting for Downton Abbey, is the epitome of how we imagine the perfect English country house. Long the Carnarvon family’s ancestral country seat, Highclere has welcomed royalty, statesmen, and notables from the worlds of business, academia, and the arts for shooting parties, elegant…
June 2017 | Hardcover | 288 pages | $37.50
Written by Rosa Maria Falvo, Introduction by Chris Dercon
The stunning mid-career retrospective on one of the most important artists in Saudi Arabia. Ahmed Mater is a doctor and renowned Saudi artist working with photography, calligraphy, painting, installation, and video. His experiences with medicine have allowed him to challenge his traditional contexts and explore broader issues about Islamic culture in an era of globalization.
June 2017 | Hardcover | 328 pages | $85.00
Edited by Tomoko Sato
“The mission of art is to express each nation’s aesthetic values in accordance with the beauty of its soul. The mission of the artist is to teach people to love that beauty.” —Alphonse Mucha
June 2017 | Hardcover | 248 pages | $40.00
Edited by Germano Celant
A complete collection of works from different phases of Farideh Lashai’s artistic activities. Born in 1944, Farideh Lashai was among the most successful Iranian artists, writers, and translators, best known for her abstract paintings. She studied art at the Academy of Decorative Arts in Vienna, Austria, and held over 100 solo and group exhibitions in Iran and many other countries, such as Italy, Germany, the U.S., Switzerland, Great Britain, and France. The volume is arranged chronologically,…
June 2017 | Hardcover | 352 pages | $65.00
Edited by Bartholomew F. Bland
This volume explores questions of where Uribe draws his artistic inspiration; the meaning and metaphors behind his selection of materials; and his views of love, sex, and death.
June 2017 | Hardcover | 208 pages | $50.00
Edited by Antonio De Vivo and Francesco Sauro
The extraordinary adventure of the La Venta association, expeditions to the planet’s remotest and most unreachable parts.
June 2017 | Hardcover | 300 pages | $65.00
Written by Jean-François Rauzier
A fascinating monograph on the contemporary French photographer who utilizes digital technology to create highly detailed panoramas. This volume collects Rauzier’s fantastical photographic compositions, which are comprised of thousands of high-resolution close-up views stitched together to create his own supernatural man-made world.
June 2017 | Hardcover | 208 pages | $70.00
Written by Germano Celant
This publication is an attentive analysis of the work of Mimmo Paladino, one of the most innovative and established contemporary artists in the world.
June 2017 | Hardcover | 732 pages | $100.00
Written by John Cauman and Oksana Salamantina, Edited by Paola Gribaudo
Born in Syria and raised in the United States, Mousa incorporates the cultural tensions of both countries into his practice, combining them with his own personal convictions.
June 2017 | Hardcover | 100 pages | $35.00
Edited by Denise Wendel-Poray
The term Gesamtkunstwerk indicates the ideal theatre where music, drama, dancing, poetry, and figurative arts coexist so as to create the perfect synthesis of these different art forms. This publication analyzes the evolution of the close bond between the arts starting from the nineteenth century, with the studies of Karl Friedrich Schinkel and Paul von Joukowsky, up to the early twenty-first century and across the entire history of twentieth-century art. The volume offers a selection of…
June 2017 | Hardcover | 280 pages | $55.00