New Books Digest

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Here is a final selection of new materials added to the Art Collection in the Winter Term. We will return with many more new books in the Spring.


  • Insuring the city : the Prudential Center and the postwar urban landscape by Elihu Rubin. Call number  725.23097R896i.
  • Beyond the aesthetic and the anti-aesthetic, edited by James Elkins and Harper Montgomery. Call number 701.17B573
  • A violent embrace : art and aesthetics after representation by Renée C. Hoogland. 701.17H779
  • King’s College Chapel. Published by Cambridge for the College by Jarrold, Norwich. Call number 378.42659K55.
  • Detroit 1968. Photographs by Enrico Natali, with an essay by Mark Binelli. Call number L779.2092N272d.
  • Fabric of enchantment : batik from the north coast of Java : from the Inger McCabe Elliott collection at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Call number L746.662L879f.
  • Richly woven traditions : costumes of the Miao of southwest China and beyond. Exhibition October 24, 1987 through January 3, 1988, China House Gallery, China Institute in America. Call number L391.95942R531.
  • Visions of paradise : installations by Vito Acconci, David Ireland, and James Surls. March 24 through April 29, 1984, Hayden Gallery and MIT Campus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Call number  L709.22A172v
  • Spectacular miracles : transforming images in Italy, from the Renaissance to the present by Jane Garnett and Gervase Rosser. Call number 701.15094G235s
  • Graphic design, San Francisco. Compiled by the Institute of Graphic Designers. Call number L741.60974G766
  • Japanese toys : playing with history. Photographs by Kiyosche Sonobe, original text by Charles A. Pomeroy. Call number 745.5P785j.
  • The architecture of pleasure : British amusement parks 1900-1939. By Josephine Kane as part of the Ashgate studies in architecture series. Call number 725.76K16a.
  • Heeding the voice of Heaven : stories from Genesis to Revelation / envisioned by Sadao Watanabe. Edited by Gregg Hertzlieb and curated by Richard H. W. Brauer. Call number L769.952W324Z.
  • Marcel Duchamp : artiste androgyne by Yiannis Toumazis. Call number 759.4D826Zto.
  • Jean Patou : a fashionable life. By Emmanuelle Polle with photographs by Francis Hammond. Call number L746.92092P313Zpx.