Titles by Subject
Written by Philip Tinari
“Hulk Elvis represents for me both Western and Eastern culture, a sense of a guardian, a protector, that at the same time is capable of bringing the house down.” —Jeff Koons
September 2015 | Trade Paperback | 54 pages | $100.00
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
Written by Robert Pincus-Witten
Spanning more than forty-five years, the works presented in this volume trace the theme of suspension throughout Bourgeois’s long career. Along with a group of drawings from the 1940s, the selection of works presented in this volume demonstrate the myriad ways in which Louise Bourgeois approached material, form, and scale.
September 2015 | Trade Paperback | 88 pages | $39.95
Written by Manolo Blahnik, Contribution by Michael Roberts, Pedro Almodóvar, Mary Beard and Eric Boman
The first comprehensive and lavishly illustrated volume to document the influences and life work of Manolo Blahnik, one of the most influential and talked-about icons in contemporary fashion. Featuring more than forty years of shoe design, this is the definitive monograph of the work of Manolo Blahnik, one of the titans of contemporary fashion. This book is a comprehensive survey of Blahnik’s work and provides access to never-before-seen photography of his designs. Drawing inspiration from the…
September 2015 | Hardcover | 488 pages | $150.00
Written by Calvin Tomkins and Adina Kamien Kazhdan
A catalog documenting an exhibition of Marcel Duchamp’s editioned readymades at Gagosian Gallery, New York, replicating his American debut at Cordier & Ekstrom in the same building in 1965 and including new essays. Marcel Duchamp’s first readymade, a standard bicycle wheel attached to a wooden stool, came about “as a pleasure, something to have in my room the way you have a fire, or a pencil sharpener, except that there was no usefulness.” Over the ensuing decades…
September 2015 | Hardcover | 115 pages | $80.00
Written by Sandra Mahut, Illustrated by Jane Teasdale
Satisfy that chocolate craving as soon as it strikes with Mug Cakes: Chocolate—recipes for quick and delicious chocolate cakes that require minimal effort and time. Mix a simple batter in a mug with a fork using whatever ingredients you have in your cupboard, microwave for a few minutes, and zap! You have a heavenly, gooey cake to indulge in all by yourself.
September 2015 | Hardcover | 72 pages | $11.95
Written by Olafur Eliasson, Foreword by Bernard Arnault and Suzanne Page, Contribution by Irma Boom and Laurence Bosse
This striking catalog, designed by Irma Boom, showcases the spectacular work of world-renowned contemporary artist Olafur Eliasson. Contact, Olafur Eliasson’s inaugural exhibition at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris, addresses the themes of light—or rather, darkness and shadows—space, and time in installations that create a visceral experience for the spectator. The book features critical essays, an interview between the artist and curators, and sketches and preparatory drawings. It showcases the artist’s works in full color on…
September 2015 | Trade Paperback | 200 pages | $80.00
Written by Francesca Pola
This volume celebrates the work of the Italian artist Paolo Scheggi during the 1960s: the seminal and crucial creative decade prior to his untimely death in 1971 at the age of thirty-one. A selection of his paintings, including some unpublished canvases from private collections, reaffirms the role played by Scheggi in the development of modern art in Italy.
September 2015 | Hardcover | 224 pages | $65.00
Written by Meredith Kirton and Mandy Sinclair
Great produce need never go to waste with this beautifully crafted gardening and recipe book that looks back to the classic skills of pickling and preserving. Harvest showcases two sections – part one covers producing, growing and storing fruit, vegetables and herbs; the second part showcases what to do with an abundance of produce in the kitchen.
September 2015 | Hardcover | 352 pages | $39.95
Text by Elena Phipps and Jo Kirby Atkinson, Edited by Carmella Padilla and Barbara Anderson, Photographed by Blair Clark
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