ACTAR (dist. by D.A.P.)
Office for Metropolitan Architecture: Seattle Public Library (Oct., $34.95), edited by Michael Kubo, showcases the Rotterdam-based firm's radical new design of the Seattle library.
Marcel Duchamp: Appearance Stripped Bare (Feb., $13.95) by Octavio Paz examines the thought and work of the painter.
Imagemakers: Cutting Edge Fashion Illustration (Sept., $29.95) by Martin Dawber highlights the radical output of young illustrators worldwide.
Weaving and Architecture (Feb., $23.50), edited by Toshiko Mori, considers the materials used for structures meant for habitation and their relationship between industrialization and civilization, low- and high-tech applications and ancient and contemporary aesthetics.
Maniac Eyeball (Sept., $19.95) by Salvador Dali is the third and final volume in the artist's autobiography.
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Morandi (Oct., $12.95) by Fabrizio D'Amico is an appreciation of the 20th-century Italian painter.
Comic Artists—Asia: Manga Manhwa Manhua (Nov., $24.95) by Rika Sugiyama celebrates cartooning in Japan, Korea and Hong Kong. 50,000 first printing.
INDIA BOOK HOUSE
The Art Guide: A Buyer's Guide to Modern & Contemporary Indian Art (Nov., $29.95) by Amrita Jhaveri aids first-time buyers in the Indian art market. Ad/promo.
Kingyo: The Artistry of the Japanese Goldfish (Oct., $37.50), designed by Kazuya Takaoka, photos by Sachiko Kuru, is a gift book dedicated to goldfish.
LOST COAST PRESS
The Intimate Landscape: A New Look at the Origins of the American Barbizon School (Sept., $29.95) by Estelle Riback reports on the impact of 19th-century progenitors William Morris Hunt, George Inness, Homer Dodge Martin and Alexander Helwig Wyant.
NORTHWESTERN UNIV. PRESS
Frank Lloyd Wright Field Guide: All United States and International Sites (Oct., $39.95) by Thomas A. Heinz is a comprehensive guide to Wright's buildings, both public and private.
Art of Colonial Latin America (Oct., $24.95) by Gauvin Alexander Bailey extends beyond painting and sculpture to include textiles, furniture, ceramics and architecture.
PRINCETON ARCHITECTURAL PRESS
Times Square Style: Graphics from the Golden Age of Broadway (Sept., $20) by Vicki Gold Levi and Steve Heller honors this epicenter of American commercial culture on its centennial.
Us and Them: What the British Think of the Americans; What the Americans Think of the British (Sept., $14.95) by Paul Davis. The London illustrator traveled the U.S. and the U.K. to sample the natives' opinions and prejudices.
Vermeer, Giotto, Michelangelo,
Leonardo da Vinci and
Raphael (Jan., $9.95 each). Six monographs on renowned painters launch the Rizzoli Art Classic series.
RUTGERS UNIV. PRESS
A Century of African-American Art: The Paul R. Jones Collection (Nov.; $29.95, cloth $60), edited by Amalia K. Amaki, is an illustrated study of the collection and the artists who created its works.
SCALA (dist. by Antique Collectors' Club)
Seurat: Sunday on the Grande Jatte (Sept., $9.95) by Britt Salveson utilizes a four-fold format to focus on details of the masterpiece.
Color: A Course in Mastering the Art of Mixing Colors (Sept., $17.95) by Betty Edwards draws upon color theory to devise a method of producing harmonious color combinations.
THAMES & HUDSON
How to Paint a Vermeer (Nov., $24.95) by George Deem. Artist Deem repaints the history of Western art with his own "revisions."
THUNDER'S MOUTH PRESS
Departed Angels: The Lost Paintings by Jack Kerouac (Nov., $24.95) by Ed Adler collects Kerouac's drawings, sketches and facsimile reproductions of notations from his unpublished notebooks.
UNIV. OF WASHINGTON PRESS
Studio at Large: Architecture in Service of Global Communities (Oct., $30) by Sergio Palleroni cites cross-cultural expressions of design and buildings found in Mexico, Cuba, India and Africa.
Ancient Pagan: Buddhist Treasure of Southeast Asia (Sept., $29.95) by Donald Stadtner pictures ancient temples and shrines along the Irrawaddy River.
YALE UNIV. PRESS
Dan Flavin: A Retrospective (Oct., $45) by Michael Govan and Tiffany Bell. Art collected since 1969 reflects Flavin's (1933—1996) minimalist style.