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With the creation of Skira Rizzoli Publishing, two of the world’s most renowned publishers of fine art books have come together to form an imprint focusing on museum publications. Both Skira and Rizzoli are internationally recognized for their diverse range of art, photography, architecture, and design titles, as well as their high standard of content, design, and production. Through superior-quality publications, Skira Rizzoli aims to bring museum exhibition content to a larger audience, promoting excellence in cultural commerce, scholarship, and in the teaching of history and criticism.

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A New Sculpturalism

A New Sculpturalism

Edited by Christopher Mount, Foreword by Jeffrey Deitch

A comprehensive overview of Southern California’s most experimental architecture, showcasing the highly expressive work of famed architects such as Frank Gehry and Thom Mayne, as well as the best of the new guard. This is the first critical examination and history of what was first identified as the “L.A. School” in the 1990s, which has influenced much of American architecture in the last twenty-five years. This expansive new book examines contemporary Southern California architecture from 1987…

April 2013 | Hardcover | 272 pages | $65.00

Adam Silverman Ceramics

Adam Silverman Ceramics

Text by Lisa Gabrielle Mark, Brooke Hodge, Julie Lazar and Katrina Dickson, Foreword by Shepard Fairey

Adam Silverman is the face of a new generation of artists focused on ceramics and pottery, a medium that has not had major presence in the contemporary art world for many years. Incorporating traditional pottery techniques with his own experimental approach, Silverman creates works that are sensual, gritty, and beautiful. He uses unique glazes to give his pieces abstract lacy or gestural surfaces. Silverman has exhibited extensively and has a large, growing audience in the United…

September 2013 | Hardcover | 192 pages | $60.00

African American Art

African American Art

Written by Richard J.Powell, Virginia Mecklenburg and Theresa Slowik

A beautifully illustrated survey of African American art of the twentieth century, including many never-before-seen works by the most important artists of the period. African American Art presents a powerful selection of paintings, sculpture, prints, and photographs by forty-three black artists who explored the African American experience of the twentieth century. Embracing many universal themes and also evoking specific aspects of the African American experience such as the African diaspora, jazz, and the power of religion,…

May 2012 | Hardcover | 256 pages | $60.00

Ah-Ha to Zig-Zag

Ah-Ha to Zig-Zag

Written by Maira Kalman

Maira Kalman’s exuberant illustrations and humorous commentary bring design history to life in this inspired ABC book that celebrates thirty-one objects from the Cooper Hewitt, in time for its long-awaited reopening. “A. Ah-ha! There you Are.” begins Maira Kalman’s joyfully illustrated romp through the treasures of Cooper Hewitt’s design collection. With her signature wit and warm humor, Kalman’s ABC book introduces children and adults to the myriad ways design touches our lives. Posing the question “If…

September 2014 | Hardcover | 48 pages | $17.95

Alfred Stieglitz New York

Alfred Stieglitz New York

Written by Bonnie Yochelson

Iconic images of the city from one of the masters of photography collected for the first time in a charming homage to lost New York. Here is “The City of Ambition”—the New York that inspires dreams, the Gotham of the early twentieth century, when grand skyscrapers sprouted everywhere amid columns of steam. Alfred Stieglitz—the legendary art impresario and husband of Georgia O’Keeffe—forged a paean to his native city, finding inspiration on the streets, from the harbor…

September 2010 | Hardcover | 96 pages | $25.00

The Allure of the Automobile

The Allure of the Automobile

Written by Ronald T. Labaco and Ken Gross

A celebration of the finest designs of the Golden Age of automotive design. The Allure of the Automobile presents eighteen of the world’s rarest and most brilliantly conceived cars from 1930 to the mid-1960s, including masterpieces from Bugatti, Dusenberg, Delage, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar, and Ferrari. Created for the privileged few (and in some cases previously owned by Clark Gable and Steve McQueen), these luxurious, custom-built automobiles embodied speed, style, and elegance; they influenced and were influenced…

April 2010 | Hardcover | 144 pages | $40.00

The Altered Landscape

The Altered Landscape

Edited by Ann M. Wolfe, Contribution by Lucy Lippard, Geoff Manaugh, W. J. T. Mitchell and The Nevada Museum of Art, Reno

A comprehensive look at the work of 100 contemporary photographers who capture the impact of human activity on natural landscapes. The Altered Landscape is a provocative collection of photographs representing a wide range of artists, techniques, visual styles, subjects, and ideological positions. Organized chronologically, the more than 150 images-by artists such as Andy Goldsworthy, Chris Jordan, Catherine Opie, and Edward Burtynsky-reveal the ways that individuals and industries have marked, mined, toured, tested, developed, occupied, and exploited…

September 2011 | Hardcover | 288 pages | $65.00

Anders Zorn

Anders Zorn

Written by Johan Cederlund, Hans Hendrik Brummer, Per Hedstrom and James A. Ganz, Contribution by The Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco

Accompanying a major retrospective of Anders Zorn’s work, this is the first volume in English to explore the Swedish Impressionist’s entire career in depth. Anders Zorn (1860–1920) is one of Sweden’s most accomplished and beloved artists. Renowned for his light, expressive watercolors, he attained mastery of the genre at an early age and later applied his techniques to oil painting. Zorn is often compared with the artists John Singer Sargent and Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida, contemporaries…

October 2013 | Hardcover | 224 pages | $60.00

Andrew Wyeth, Christina's World, and the Olson House

Andrew Wyeth, Christina’s World, and the Olson House

Written by Michael K. Komanecky and Otoyo Nakamura, Contribution by The Farnsworth Art Museum

An extraordinary private collection of watercolors and drawings by Andrew Wyeth depicting the subjects memorialized in his legendary painting Christina’s World, one of the best-known works of American art.  This book presents rarely seen watercolors and drawings Andrew Wyeth made of his friend Christina Olson, her brother Alvaro, and the weathered Maine farmstead where they lived. It features moving portraits and serene interior and exterior views of the house and the surrounding land, now memorialized in Wyeth’s…

July 2011 | Hardcover | 128 pages | $39.95

The Architecture of the Barnes Foundation

The Architecture of the Barnes Foundation

Written by Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, Introduction by Kenneth Frampton

A comprehensive description and behind-the-scenes look into the architectural evolution of the Barnes Foundation’s new building in downtown Philadelphia. In 2007, Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects received the commission to design the new Barnes Foundation building, an enviable project that was surrounded both by controversy and the excitement of increasing access to one of America’s premier collections of post-impressionist art, amassed by Dr. Albert C. Barnes in the early twentieth century. The book presents photographs and…

November 2012 | Hardcover | 176 pages | $50.00

Art in the Streets

Art in the Streets

Written by Jeffrey Deitch, Roger Gastman and Aaron Rose

The first large-scale American museum exhibition to survey the colorful history of graffiti and street art movements internationally. Highlighting the connection between graffiti and street art and other vibrant subcultures, such as those that developed around Hip Hop in the Bronx and skateboarding in Southern California, Art in the Streets explores parallel movements in dance and music. The exhibition is curated by MoCA Director Jeffrey Deitch, working with a curatorial advisory committee that includes Roger Gastman…

April 2011 | Hardcover | 320 pages | $55.00

Art in the Streets

Art in the Streets

Written by Jeffrey Deitch, Roger Gastman and Aaron Rose

The first large-scale American museum exhibition to survey the colorful history of graffiti and street art movements internationally. Highlighting the connection between graffiti and street art and other vibrant subcultures, such as those that developed around Hip Hop in the Bronx and skateboarding in Southern California, Art in the Streets explores parallel movements in dance and music. The exhibition is curated by MoCA Director Jeffrey Deitch, working with a curatorial advisory committee that includes Roger Gastman…

April 2011 | Trade Paperback | 320 pages | $39.95

The Art Lovers' Guide: New York

The Art Lovers’ Guide: New York

Written by Morgan Falconer

The best guidebook for those who want to experience the finest art in New York. The first fully illustrated guide to the collections of New York’s Museums and Galleries that actually works the way people like to see art. Rather than taking the old fashioned approach of listing the city’s various museums and then describing highlights, this book focuses on the art. Arranged chronologically from ancient art through today, the book is part guide and part…

June 2011 | Trade Paperback | 240 pages | $19.95

The Arts & Crafts of Newcomb Pottery

The Arts & Crafts of Newcomb Pottery

Text by Sally Main, Adrienne Spinozzi, David Conradsen, Martin Eidelberg and Kevin W. Tucker

Accompanying a major traveling exhibition, this sumptuous volume is the first book to show the entire range of Newcomb Pottery’s creative output in the context of American artistic and social developments in the early years of the modern era. While art pottery crafted at the Newcomb Pottery is among the most admired and collected of all American decorative arts, the enterprise that was the pottery is recognized as an exceptionally advanced social experiment for its time….

October 2013 | Hardcover | 340 pages | $65.00

Audubon's Aviary

Audubon’s Aviary

Written by Roberta Olson and The New-York Historical Society, Contribution by Marjorie Shelley

A national treasure is celebrated in this landmark publication. The Birds of America is a monumental classic, but it has never been explored like this before. This important new volume presents all the dazzling watercolors that Audubon painted for these monumental engravings. We are familiar with the prints engraved by Robert Havell Jr., but Audubon’s Aviary illuminates the original masterpieces that were created by Audubon himself and tells the story behind their creation with fresh insights…

October 2012 | Hardcover | 448 pages | $85.00

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