Decorative Arts

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PATTERN AND FLOW: A GOLDEN AGE OF AMERICAN DECORATED PAPER, 1960S TO 2000S

Written by Dubansky, Mindell
Showcasing marbled paper, paste paper, fold-and-dye papers, and more, this book reveals a little-known arts phenomenon from its grass roots in the 1960s to artistic heights in the following decades Pattern and Flow chronicles the flourishing of American decorated paper arts beginning in the 1960s and extending to the 2000s, with an ongoing legacy today.
January 17, 2023 | Hardcover | Thomas J. Watson Library |
$65.00
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THREADS OF POWER: LACE FROM THE TEXTILMUSEUM ST. GALLEN

Traces the history of lace in fashion from its sixteenth-century origins to the present Threads of Power: Lace from the Textilmuseum St. Gallen offers a look at one of the world's finest collections of historical lace. It traces the development of European lace from its emergence in the sixteenth century to the present, elucidating its important role in fashion.
November 29, 2022 | Hardcover | Bard Graduate Center | 432 Pages |
$75.00
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HEAR ME NOW: THE BLACK POTTERS OF OLD EDGEFIELD, SOUTH CAROLINA

Nineteenth-century stoneware by enslaved and free potters living in Edgefield, South Carolina, highlights the central role of Black artists in the region's long-standing pottery traditions Recentering the development of industrially scaled Southern pottery traditions around enslaved and free Black potters working in the mid-nineteenth century, this catalogue presents groundbreaking sch
September 27, 2022 | Hardcover | Metropolitan Museum of Art New York |
$45.00
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GROUNDED IN CLAY: THE SPIRIT OF PUEBLO POTTERY

Written by Kinsel, Rick
No art form is more associated with the Native Americansof the Southwest than pottery. For centuries, Pueblo people have made beautifulpottery, often painted with intricate designs, for everyday activities such ascooking, food storage and gathering water, and for ceremonial use. Vessels ofthese types have been found at ancient sites including Chaco Canyon and Mesa
September 2, 2022 | Hardcover | Merrell |
$70.00
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SPIRITUALITY OF KINTSUGI

Written by 清川廣樹
〈東京2020パラリンピック閉会式でも話題に〉〈英文訳付・金継ぎに込められた日本人の感性と精神性を知る〉近年、日本のみならず海外でも注目を集めている「金継ぎ」。室町時代に茶の湯の中で生まれ、育まれてきたこの技法には傷跡を受け入れ、"景色"として愉しむ日本人の心が込められています。本書では、漆芸修復師として様々な分野の修復に携わりながら多くの外国人、会社経営者らに金継ぎの魅力を伝える講演会、ワークショップなどを行う著者が、国内外の人に向けて金継ぎの歴史、職人文化、美的感覚や感性が表現されたデザインのほか、海外で人気を博す理由を印象的なエピソードとともに紹介します。なぜ金継ぎが世界に受け入れられ評価されるのか、美しいだけではない金継ぎの魅力を知ることができる一冊です。
November 1, 2021 | PB | 淡交社 |
$49.00
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LUCIO FONTANA: CATALOGUE RAISONNÉ OF CERAMIC SCULPTURES

A two-volume, slipcased, definitive account of Fontana's ceramic output
March 28, 2023 | Hardcover | Skira | 720 Pages |
$335.00
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GLOBAL OBJECTS: TOWARD A CONNECTED ART HISTORY

Written by Cooke, Edward S
A bold reorientation of art history that bridges the divide between fine art and material culture through an examination of objects and their uses Art history is often viewed through cultural or national lenses that define some works as fine art while relegating others to the category of craft.
October 4, 2022 | Paperback | Princeton University Press | 336 Pages |
$35.00
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PATTERNS, INSIDE THE DESIGN LIBRARY

Written by Koepke, Peter
An insider's guide to the world's largest archive of patterns and textiles, the source of inspiration for the globe's top designersEvery season, designers from fashion, home furnishings, textiles, graphic arts, and paper-product industries seek inspiration from patterns to bring their collections to life.
September 21, 2022 | Hardcover | Phaidon Press | 332 Pages |
$79.95
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CULTURAL TREASURES OF THE WORLD

Written by DK
Take a guided tour through history and discover the most precious, iconic, and celebrated objects ever created. Revered, admired, and protected - every country and culture has certain artifacts that are prized above all others. Cultural Treasures of the World brings together more than 200 of these objects, exploring the fascinating and unique stories behind each of them.
September 20, 2022 | Hardcover | DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) |
$50.00
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CARTIER: 13 RUE DE LA PAIX

The history of the most famous Parisian jewelry boutique and its contemporary renaissance. This legendary address--13 rue de la Paix--evokes the very origins of Cartier. It was the cradle of the Cartier legend, where Louis Cartier, and later Jeanne Toussaint, invented the house's style and identity.
December 20, 2022 | Hardcover | Flammarion-Pere Castor | 268 Pages |
$115.00

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