Titles by Subject
Text by Rose Issa, Venetia Porter, Martina Corgnati and Charbel Dagher, Edited by Molka Mahdaoui
Nja Mahdaoui is a visual artist who considers himself “an explorer of signs” and has been described as a “choreographer of letters”. His work inspired by Arabic calligraphy is remarkably innovative as the aesthetic dimension of letters brings forth a strong sense of the poetic. These works arrest us with their astounding ryhthm and rich abstract composition, actually devoid of any textual meaning. Famous for his meticulous use of ink on parchment, Mahdaoui stresses the visual…
April 2015 | Hardcover | 416 pages | $90.00
Written by Chitose Abe, Contribution by Sarah Mower, Sarah Andelman, Tim Blanks and Angelo Flaccavento
The first comprehensive and highly personal look into the work of Sacai, one of fashion’s most innovative and multidimensional houses. Since its founding in 1999, the fashion label Sacai has garnered a global fan base and praise from fashion industry titans including Karl Lagerfeld, Anna Wintour, and Suzy Menkes. Founder and designer Chitose Abe began her career working for Rei Kawakubo and Junya Watanabe at Comme des Garçons and has since perfected the collection of expressing…
April 2015 | Hardcover | 236 pages | $75.00
Edited by Stefania Ricci
A journey in search of the sources of Salvatore Ferragamo’s creativity. This beautiful catalog is a journey in search of the sources of Salvatore Ferragamo’s creativity and his ability to assimilate the spirit of the times.
April 2015 | Trade Paperback | 312 pages | $60.00
Edited by Pascale Le Thorel
One of the leading figures in Arab contemporary art of the second half of the 20th century. Between lyrical abstraction and expressionism, the works of Lebanese artist Shafic Abboud focus particular attention on pictorial substance. Colors, structured forms, and harmonious compositions conjure up the light, color, and landscapes of his homeland.
April 2015 | Hardcover | 208 pages | $55.00
Edited by Serenella Ciclitira
An essential and comprehensive book on contemporary art in Singapore today. Singapore Eye features seventy-five of the country’s most dynamic contemporary artists, as well as contributions by experts tracing the origins and history of artistic development in Singapore, offering insight of new trends arising from the city’s young artists of today and of the perspectives behind their work. The publication of this volume coincides with the 50th anniversary of Singapore’s independence. A cosmopolitan and multicultural city…
April 2015 | Trade Paperback | 376 pages | $65.00
Edited by Serenella Ciclitira
A volume testifying to an initiative that nurtures artistic talent worldwide, recognizing fresh art and helping launch the careers of emerging artists. This catalog was published for the inaugural START art fair, held at the Saatchi Gallery in London in June 2014. It offers information on over forty exhibiting galleries and their artists.
April 2015 | Trade Paperback | 296 pages | $55.00
Written by Till Ferath and Sam Bardaouil
Ten well-established artists from across the Maghreb, Levant, and Gulf in conversations moderated by experts on contemporary Middle Eastern art. Summer Autumn Winter… and Spring is the first book to give voice to ten artists from across the Middle East.
April 2015 | Trade Paperback | 176 pages | $35.00
Edited by Marino Barovier
The refined output of vases and bowls by the great architect and designer for the long-standing Venetian glasshouse. An architect, designer, interior decorator, and columnist for Domus magazine, Tomaso Buzzi (1900–1981) was one of the most important trendsetters for Italian taste in the 1930s and 1940s. This volume provides a complete overview of the refined oeuvre of Buzzi, who worked in close partnership with Venini & Co. in 1932 and 1933.
April 2015 | Hardcover | 448 pages | $90.00
Text by Chris Murray, Foreword by Donovan, Photographed by Ted Russell
For those who love or have collected early Bob Dylan bootleg albums, an archive of never before published photographs of the young Dylan, when he first moved to New York City in the early 1960s. It was in late 1961, photographer Ted Russell recalls, that he first heard about an “up-and-coming young fellow who was coming out with his first album.” A freelance photographer on the lookout for good subjects, Russell was intrigued by a rave…
April 2015 | Hardcover | 144 pages | $35.00
Written by Robert Farris Thompson and Renee Richard
Featuring foldouts, candid photographs, and full-page color installation shots, this beautiful new book celebrates the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat over his brief but meteoric career. Dozens of historical photographs, both black-and-white and color, connect the text with the close to sixty color plates, providing invaluable insight into the life and work of this seminal artist. Art historian Robert Farris Thompson delivers a detailed analysis of some of Basquiat’s most iconic paintings, situating them within the artist’s…
April 2015 | Hardcover | 210 pages | $100.00