New Books Digest

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Here is a look at what's new in the Art Collection at the end of the frigid first month of 2014.


  • Isa Genzken : retrospective, Breitwieser, et al. with an essay by Lisa Lee, call number  L 709.43 G341Z.isa.
  • Urbes mutantes 1941-2012 : Latin American photography : Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, México, Perú, Venezuela, Collected by Leticia and Stanislas Pniatowski, call number L 779.998 U72. 
  • Les papesses: Louise Bourgeois, Kiki Smith, Jana Sterbak, Berlinde De Bruyckere, Camille Claudel, call number L 704.042 B772zp.
  • Mario Buatta : fifty years of American interior decoration, by Mario Buatta with Emily Evans Eerdmans, call number L 747 B917Z.
  • Colossal : from ancient Greece to Giacometti, by Peter Mason, call number 730.1m411c.
  • The hermit’s hut : architecture and asceticism in India, by Kazi K. Ashraf, call number 720.108A827h. 
  • A Totem Pole History, by Pauline Hillaire, call number 704.0397H649Zh.
  • Concrete invention : Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros : reflections on geometric abstraction from Latin America and its legacy, published by Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina [Madrid], call number 709.04074 I618X.
  • Architecture and climate : an environmental history of British architecture, 1600-2000, Dean Hawkes, call number 720.47094H392a.
  • Labyrinths : the art of the maze, edited by Franco Maria Ricci and translated by Sylvia Notini, call number L717L119X.
  • The most beautiful opera houses in the world, by Antoine Pecqueur, call number L725.822P369m.
  • American folk art; a collection of paintings and sculpture produced by little-known and anonymous American artists of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, gift by Mrs. John D. Rockefeller to Colonial Williamsburg 1940, call number 759.1 C719a.