316 pages, softbound, with @370 color plates and comparative photographs including an appendix of seals of three-dimensional objects. Authored by Dr. Kendall Brown, Professor of Japanese Art History, California State University, with an essay entitled Japan and ‘Art Deco’; with additional essays by Tim Benton, Professor of Art History, former head of department and Dean of Arts, The Open University, on Art Deco and Japanisme; Takanami Machiko, Associate Director, Shoto Museum, Tokyo, entitled ‘Things Japanese’ in the 1930s”; by Kitamura Hitomi, Assistant Curator, Crafts Gallery, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, entitled “The Craftsman’s Utopias”; Vera Mackie, Professor, University of Melbourne, entitled “The Modern Girl: Icon of Modernity.” Scholarly entries supplied in addition by Fredric Schneider, Independent scholar, New York; Gotō Yumiko, Assistant Curator, Crafts Gallery, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; June Colburn, fiber artist, Florida; Kida Takuya, Curator, Crafts Gallery, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; Motohashi Kōsuke, Curator, Sakura City Museum of Art; Takao Yo, Agency for Cultural Affairs, Traditional Culture Section, Tokyo; Yoshida Yukari, Independent scholar, Tokyo. Foreword by Ichiro Fujisaki, formerly Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the United States of America; Preface by Robert and Mary Levenson, on “Discovering Deco in Japan.” Published in 2012.
OBJECT OF DEVOTION: Medieval English Alabaster Sculpture from the Victoria and Albert Museum
224 pages, softbound, with 60 color plates and 35 documentary illustrations; authored by Dr. Paul Williamson, FSA, Director of Collections and Keeper of Sculpture, Metalwork, and Glass at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Additional essays by Fergus Cannan, independent medieval scholar, entitled If Marble Will Not Serve: Medieval English Alabaster Sculpture from Quarry to Object of Devotion; Dr. Stephen Perkinson, Assistant Professor of Art History, Bowdoin College, entitled ‘As they learn it by sight of images’: Alabaster and Religious Devotion in Late Medieval England; and Professor Eamon Duffy, Professor of Church History and Fellow of Magdalene College,Cambridge, entitled, The Reformation and the Alabastermen. Published in 2010.
Winner of an American Graphic Design Award of Excellence from Graphic Design USA (2011); and Second Place prize, small-medium non-profit publisher illustrated text category, Washington Book Publishers Association Design and Effectiveness Awards (2011)
From Michelangelo to Annibale Carracci: A Century of Italian Drawings from the Prado
468 pages, softbound and hardbound, with 70 color plates depicting the works in the exhibition and 517 color documentary illustrations of the 16th-century Italian.
Drawings Collection at the Prado not in the exhibition, plus 11 black and white comparative illustrations; authored by Nicholas Turner, formerly of the J. Paul Getty Museum and the British Museum, and a specialist in Renaissance and Baroque drawings; with an additional essay by Dr. José Manuel Matilla, Head of the Department of Drawings and Prints at the Prado. Hardcover distributed by the University Press of New England. Published in 2008.
Paintings from the Reign of Victoria: The Royal Holloway Collection, London
244 pages, softbound and hardbound, with 78 color plates and 95 comparative illustrations; authored by Dr. Mary Cowling, Senior Lecturer in History of Art and Curator the College Picture Gallery, Royal Holloway; with additional essays by Dr. Dianne Sachko Macleod, Department of Art and Art History, University of California, Davis; Dr. Christiana Payne, Senior Lecturer of Art, Oxford Brooks University, Oxford; and Andrew Wilton, the Tate Gallery, London. An Introduction is provided by Dr. Tim Barringer, Department of the History of Art, Yale University. The book includes artist biographies, chronology, and bibliography. Hardcover distributed by Frances Lincoln, Ltd. Published in 2008.
Muraqqa': Imperial Mughal Albums from the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin
528 pages, softbound and hardbound, with 230 color and 23 black and white illustrations, authored Dr. Elaine Wright; Curator of the Islamic Collections, the Chester Beatty Library; Dr. Susan Stronge, Senior Curator, Asian Department, Victoria and Albert Museum; Prof. Wheeler M. Thackston, former Professor of the Practice of Persian and other Near Eastern Languages, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University; Dr. Steven Cohen, textile specialist and independent scholar and author; London; and, also from the Chester Beatty Library, Charles Horton, Curator of Western Collections, and Rachael Smith in association with Jessica Baldwin, both Conservators. Hardcover distributed by the University Press of New England. Published in 2008.
FASHIONING KIMONO: Art Deco and Modernism in Japan
326 pages, softbound, with 188 color plates, 58 comparative illustrations; authored by Annie Van Assche, Former Curator of Collections at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens (Delray Beach, Florida), Former Curator of Education for Japan Society Gallery (New York, NY), and Guest Curator of the Exhibition; with additional essays by Anna Jackson, Deputy Keeper of the Asian Department, Victoria & Albert Museum; Elise K. Tipton, Associate Professor and Chair of Japanese and Korean Studies, University of Sydney; Reiko Brandon, former Curator of Textiles, University of Hawaii; and Akiko Fukai, Chief Curator and Director of the Kyoto Costume Institute, Japan; published in 2008.
283 pages, softbound and hardbound, with 126 color plates, 91 comparative illustrations, with an artist biography, list of the artist's international representation in museum collections, select solo exhibitions, select bibliography, and an index; authored by Dr. John Sillevis, Curator of the Gemeentesmuseum, The Hague; with additional essays by Dr. David Elliot, Director of the Mori Arts Center, Tokyo, and Dr. Edward J. Sullivan, Dean of the Humanities and Professor of Fine Art at New York University; published in 2006.
WAKING DREAMS: The Art of the Pre-Raphaelites from the Delaware Art Museum
396 pages, softbound, with 135 color plates, 97 comparative illustrations, with artist biographies, select bibliography, an extended index, and a thumbnail addendum of 39 additional Pre-Raphaelite objects in the permanent collection of the Delaware Art Museum; authored by Dr. Stephen Wildman, Curator of the Ruskin Library, Lancaster University, England; with additional essays by Margaretta Frederick, Curator of the Bancroft Collection, Delaware Art Museum; Jan Marsh, Independent Scholar; David B. Elliott, Independent Scholar; Dr. Caroline Hannah, Independent Scholar; and Deborah Cherry, University of Sussex; published 2004.
PASSION FOR DRAWING: Poussin to Cézanne: Works from the Prat Collection
327 pages, softbound, with 100 color plates, 180 comparative illustrations, with bibliography, index, and biographies of the 66 artists represented in the exhibition; authored by Dr. Pierre Rosenberg, Honorary President-director of the Louvre; Louis-Antoine Prat; and Bruno Ferté, independent scholar; published 2004.
SAINT PETER AND THE VATICAN: The Legacy of the Popes
560 pages, softbound, with 450 color plates, over 190 comparative illustrations and map; authored by Father Allen Duston, O.P., International Director of the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums; Monsignor Roberto Zagnoli, Consultant to the Office of the Liturgical Celebration of the Supreme Pontiff; with opening statement by Pope John Paul II, (includes Spanish catalogue supplement, 52 pages, softbound, with 26 color plates); published 2003.
QUIET BEAUTY: Fifty Centuries of Japanese Folk Ceramics
256 pages, softbound, with 125 full-color plates, 40 comparative illustrations historical maps, and kiln drawings, includes visual index; authored by Robert Moes, former head of the Asian Art Department, Brooklyn Museum of Art; with an essay by Rupert Faulkner, Senior Curator of Japanese Art, Victoria and Albert Museum, London; published 2003.
Drawings from the Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Copenhagen 280 pages, softbound, with 81 full-color plates, over 60 comparative illustrations; authored by Dr. Jan Würtz Frandsen, Curator of Prints and Drawings, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen; foreword by Chris Fischer, Keeper of Prints and Drawings; and Allis Helleland, Director, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen; published 2002.
Treasures from an Unknown Reign: SHUNZHI PORCELAIN
252 pages, softbound and hardbound, with 125 full-color plates, 51 comparative illustrations, and map; hardcover distributed by University of Washington Press; authored by Sir Michael Butler, collector and scholar of 17th-century Chinese porcelain; Dr. Julia B. Curtis, independent scholar of Chinese ceramics; and Dr. Stephen Little, Pritzker Curator of Asian Art, Art Institute of Chicago; additional essays by Dr. Qianshen Bai, Boston University; Dr. Yibin Ni, National University of Singapore; and Dr. Evelyn S. Rawski, University of Pittsburgh; published 2002.
The Invisible Made Visible: ANGELS FROM THE VATICAN
320 pages, softbound, with 110 comparative illustrations and 160 full-color plates; essays written by Father Allen Duston, O.P. and Dr. Arnold Nesselrath, both leading scholars of the Vatican Museums; preface written by Pope John Paul II; published 1998.
Land of the Winged Horsemen: ART IN POLAND (1572-1764)
380 pages, softbound and hardbound, with 200 full-color plates and 50 comparative illustrations; hardcover distributed by Yale University Press; essays by Prof. Dr. Jan Ostrowski, Director of the Wawel Royal Castle, Cracow; Prof. Dr. Andrzej Rottermund; Director of The Royal Castle, Warsaw; Dr. Thomas DeCosta Kaufmann, Princeton University; author Adam Zamoyski; Dr. Zdzislaw Zygulski, Jr., Czartoryski Museum, Cracow; Dr. Piotr Krasny, Jagiellonian University, Cracow; introductory letter written by the President of Poland; published 1999.
Interaction of Cultures: INDIAN AND WESTERN PAINTING (1780-1910), the Ehrenfeld Collection
378 pages, hardbound; 165 color plates and 50 black-and-white comparative illustrations; essays written by Dr. Joachim Bautze of the South Asian Institute of Heidelberg University, J.P. Losty of the British Library, the late Toby Falk of Sotheby's, and Dr. Partha Mitter of the University of Sussex; preface written by owner of collection Dr. William K. Ehrenfeld; published 1998.
192 pages, softbound, with over 130 illustrations, 106 in color and 24 in black-and-white; text written by James Ayres, Director of the John Judkyn Memorial in Bath, England, recognized scholar in the field of British and American art and antiques and Guest Curator for the exhibition; published 1996.
MINGEI: Japanese Folk Art from the Montgomery Collection
320 pages, 190 four-color plates, 15 half-tone illustrations; written by Robert Moes, former Head of Department of Asian Art, Brooklyn Museum; Dr. William B. Hauser, Professor of History, University of Rochester; and Dr. Amanda Mayer Stinchecum, independent textiles scholar; preface by Mr. Moes; published 1995.
210 pages, softbound, 65 full-page four-color plates, 7 additional color illustrations, 68 halftones; texts by Dr. Hugh Brigstocke, Old Master painting scholar and John Somerville, Keeper of the Picture Collection at Burghley; published 1994.
THREE CENTURIES OF ROMAN DRAWINGS from the Villa Farnesina, Rome
167 pages, softbound, over 89 full-color plates and 18 black and white comparative illustrations; with text by Simonetta Prosperi Valenti Rodinò, Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Gabinetto delle Stampe, Rome, published 1993.
ADOLPH MENZEL 1815-1905: Master Drawings from East Berlin
224 pages, softbound, 80 color plates and 12 black and white illustrations; essays and entries by Prof. Dr. Peter Betthausen, Director of the Nationalgalerie, Staaliche Museen zu Berlin; Dr. Gisold Lammel and Marie Ursula Riemann, from the Nationalgalerie in East Germany; and Mr. Claude Keisch; published 1990.
IMPRESSIONIST AND POST-IMPRESSIONIST MASTERPIECES The Courtauld Collection
144 pages, softcover, with over 47 full-color plates and 22 black and white photographs, text by Dennis Farr, former Director of the Courtauld Institute, with contributions by John House, Robert Bruce-Gardner, Gerry Hedly,and Caroline Villers, all from the Courtauld Institute's Technology Department; published 1987.
204 pages, softbound, over 120 illustrations; text by John Haynes, Director of the National Portrait Gallery, London, and Lindsay Stanton, Assistant Keeper of Prints and Drawings, the British Museum, London, with chronology and bibliography; published 1983.