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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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The Art Lovers' Guide: London

The Art Lovers’ Guide: London

Written by Sam Phillips

The best guidebook for those who want to experience the finest art in London. The first fully illustrated guide to the collections of London’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 art history…

June 2011 | Trade Paperback | 240 pages | $19.95

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

Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn

Written by Terence Pepper and Helen Trompeteler

A rich collection of iconic and rare portraits of one of the world’s most photographed women, international film legend Audrey Hepburn. During her lifetime, Belgian-born British actress Audrey Hepburn (1929–1993), star of such films as Roman Holiday, Sabrina, Funny Face, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, My Fair Lady, Charade, and Two for the Road, was recognized around the world. Two decades after her death, Hepburn remains one of the most celebrated actresses of all time, inspiring new generations of…

September 2015 | Hardcover | 192 pages | $40.00

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

Audubon's Aviary Limited Edition

Audubon’s Aviary Limited Edition

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

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 | $200.00

Balenciaga and Spain

Balenciaga and Spain

Written by Hamish Bowles

This unprecedented volume accompanies the first exhibition to consider the impact of Spain’s culture, history, and art on one of its greatest designers of the twentieth century, the legendary Balenciaga. Hailed as “Fashion’s Picasso” by Cecil Beaton, Cristóbal Balenciaga (1895–1972) created an innovative oeuvre that transformed the way women dressed. From the opening of his Paris fashion house in 1937 until his retirement in 1968, Balenciaga’s visionary, ever-evolving designs and impeccable standards seduced generations of the…

March 2011 | Hardcover | 256 pages | $65.00

The Barnes Foundation: Masterworks

The Barnes Foundation: Masterworks

Written by Judith F. Dolkart, Martha Lucy and Derek Gillman, Contribution by The Barnes Foundation

The Barnes Foundation, established by scientist, entrepreneur, and educator Dr. Albert C. Barnes in 1922, is home to a legendary art collection. Barnes assembled one of the world’s largest and finest groups of post-impressionist and early modern paintings, with holdings by such luminaries as Renoir, Cézanne, Matisse, Picasso, Rousseau, Modigliani, Soutine, Manet, Monet, Seurat, Degas, Van Gogh, and Gauguin.

The Foundation’s collection also holds significant examples of American art, including works by Demuth, Glackens, and the Prendergasts;…

May 2012 | Hardcover | 374 pages | $50.00

Basquiat

Basquiat

Edited by Dieter Buchhart and Tricia Laughlin Bloom, Foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Contribution by Franklin Sirmans and Christopher Stackhouse

Accompanying a major traveling exhibition, this first-ever survey of the rarely seen notebooks of Basquiat features the artist’s handwritten notes, poems, and drawings, along with related works on paper and large-scale paintings. With no formal training, Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960–1988) succeeded in developing a new and expressive style to become one of the most influential artists in the postmodern revival of figurative during the 1980s. In a series of notebooks from the early to mid-1980s, never before…

April 2015 | Hardcover | 246 pages | $50.00

Bellissima!

Bellissima!

Written by Ken Gross, Robert Cumberford and Winston Goodfellow, Photographed by Michael Furman and Peter Harholdt

A beautifully designed volume devoted to the most collectible and rare mid-century Italian cars and motorcycles. Bellissima! presents some of the most breathtaking Italian-designed automobiles and motorcycles of the post–World War II era, a series of visionary designs that thrilled the world and signaled a period of remarkable industrial rebirth. All-new photographs featuring pioneering masterpieces by Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini, Alfa Romeo, and others trace a remarkable lineage of design that captivated buyers and greatly influenced mid-century…

May 2016 | Hardcover | 176 pages | $45.00

Birds

Birds

Written by Jonathan Elphick

Relaunched in a stunning boxed set that comes with a richly illustrated book and thirty-six framable prints, this landmark book will fascinate anyone interested in birds, natural history, and art. With an outstanding selection of the most important and vibrant bird images from the unrivaled collection at the Natural History Museum in London, it includes works by some of the most famous natural-history artists ever published, including Audubon, Lear, MacGillivray, and Gould. 

Birds tells the remarkable story of…

September 2017 | Hardcover | 224 pages | $45.00

Birds of a Feather

Birds of a Feather

Written by Kory W. Rogers, Foreword by Thomas Denenberg, Text by Cynthia Byrd and Nancie Ravenel

A book that celebrates one of the most breathtaking and comprehensive collections of wildfowl decoys in America. Bird decoys were used for hunting in North America until the advent of hunting regulations in the early twentieth century, when decoys started to be prized and collected as masterpieces of American folk art. This handsome book is the first examination of the historic and unparalleled decoy collection at Shelburne Museum. Featuring new photography of 250 of the museum’s most…

September 2017 | Hardcover | 176 pages | $65.00

Bjarne Melgaard

Bjarne Melgaard

Edited by Nick Vogelson, Contribution by Bjarne Melgaard, Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Glenn O’Brien and Ina Blom

The first monograph on the world-renowned Norwegian contemporary artist Bjarne Melgaard, whose far-reaching work often deals with complex issues such as homoeroticism, addiction, and AIDS. Australian-born Norwegian artist Bjarne Melgaard started his career in the mid-1990s with neo-expressionistic painting, sculpture, and installation. Organized chaos is one of his main principles in composition and content. His intense way of attacking the canvas paired with a total control of the line where the brush strokes and splashes of…

October 2016 | Hardcover | 530 pages | $150.00

California Light:  A Century of Landscapes

California Light: A Century of Landscapes

Written by Jean Stern and Molly Siple

A first-of-its-kind celebration of the California Art Club, a society whose members have for one hundred years captured California’s staggeringly beautiful landscapes in resplendent plein air paintings. At the dawn of the twentieth century, California became home to artists from all over America and Europe who aspired to depict the state’s awe-inspiring natural landscapes on canvas. In 1909, these artists founded the California Art Club, which stands today as one of the most esteemed painting societies…

April 2011 | Hardcover | 276 pages | $55.00

Carlos Betancourt

Carlos Betancourt

Edited by Petra Mason, Foreword by Richard Blanco, Text by Paul Laster and Robert Farris Thompson

Mixed-media artist Carlos Betancourt and his influential studio, Imperfect Utopia, helped to launch the Miami art scene in the 1980’s. Betancourt’s oeuvre 
is a lush explosion of radiant, eccentric colors in which he explores the kaleidoscope (multi-racial, multi-lingual, trans-cultural) of Caribbean and American culture. His work alludes to issues of memory, beauty, identity, and communication.  He bends the lines between art, photography, and nature in his photographs, collages, painting, installations, and conceptual pieces.
Carlos Betancourt’s…

October 2015 | Hardcover | 238 pages | $75.00

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