New Books Digest

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Many new books have arrived in the Art Collection since our last update. Here is a selection of these new items:

  • Esprit Montmartre : Bohemian life in Paris around 1900, edited by Ingrid Pfeiffer, Max Hollein; call number L 709.40903 E77
    • Northwestern University Library's portait of composer Erik Satie, El Bohemio (1891), by Catalan artist Ramon Casas has been out on loan for some time, now. Normally it hangs on the south east wall of the Art Collection's Eloise W. Martin Reading Room. Until the beginning of June 2014 the painting is appearing in the exhibition Esprit Montmartre at Schirn Kunsthalle, one of the most important exhibiting venues in Germany. Other featured lenders of artworks for this show are the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.
    • The painting is reproduced on page 263 of the catalog.
    • The book was also issued in German with the title Esprit Montmartre : die Bohème in Paris um 1900; call number L 709.40903 E77XG
  • Fate and art : monologue by Magdalena Abakanowicz; call number L 709.24 A116Z.f
  • What is a superhero? edited by Robin S. Rosenberg and Peter Coogan; call number 741.59 W555
  • Tandem Press : 25 years of printmaking, introduction by Art Hove and Paula Panczenko ; essay by Faye Hirsch; call number 769.9775 T163
  • Facing the modern : the portrait in Vienna 1900 by Gemma Blackshaw ; with an introduction by Edmund de Waal ; with contributions from Tag Gronberg, Julie M. Johnson, Doris H. Lehmann, Elana Shapira and Sabine Wieber; call number L 704.942 B631f
  • Byoung Cho by Soon Chun Cho; call number L 720.9 C545b
  • Color : American photography transformed by John Rohrbach; call number L 778.6 A523c
  • Sorolla and America, edited by Blanca Pons-Sorolla, Mark A. Roglán; call number L 759.6 S714Zso
  • Jean Pucelle : innovation and collaboration in manuscript painting edited by Kyunghee Pyun and Anna D. Russakoff; call number L 745.67 P977Zj
  • ’Avant-garde’ art groups in China, 1979-1989 by Paul Gladston; call number 709.04 G543a
  • Arcimboldo : 1526-1593 by Liana De Girolami Cheney; call number 759.5 A674Zc
  • L’Ottocento tra poesia rurale e realtà urbana : un mondo in trasformazione edited by Giovanni Anzani and Elisabetta Chiodini; call number 759.52074 O91