In the previous issue of this newsletter, we stated that the exhibition "The Great Inka Road" was not due to open until 2018, and that the accompanying catalogue (Worldwide 36615)  had been published well in advance of the show. This was incorrect: the exhibition opened on June 26th of this year at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., and runs until June 1, 2018. We apologize for the error.
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Museum Publications 
Using thousands of nickel-plated steel pins pressed into white boards, American artist Tara Donovan (b. 1969) creates innovative mixed-media works that blur the distinction between drawing and sculpture, many of the visually rich compositions incorporating shimmering gradients. A recent exhibition at the Pace Gallery in New York featured nearly 70 of these meticulously composed works. (Worldwide 36679)

The Wellin Museum of Art at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, presented recent works by Brooklyn-based artist Alyson Shotz (b. 1964), including prints, ceramics, large-scale sculptures, a wall drawing, an animation and a site-specific installation commissioned by the museum for its permanent collection. The show subsequently traveled to the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Charleston. (Worldwide 36770


Newly Released and Forthcoming
Exhibition Catalogues Co-Published or Distributed by Trade and University Presses

Keep an eye out for these great new exhibition catalogues slated for release in the coming weeks:

  • Native Fashion Now: North American Indian Style: A surprising look at Native American style as an important influence on contemporary fashion. The show opens at the Peabody Essex Museum and the catalogue is due to be released in November. (Worldwide 36810)
  • The Women of Klimt, Schiele and Kokoschka: Featuring female nudes and portraits, this current exhibition at the Belvedere in Vienna brings together works by three celebrated  Austrian painters. The catalogue is due in December. (Worldwide 36820)
  • Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia: On view now at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis is an exhibition that examines the international art, architecture and design of the counterculture of the 1960s and early 70s. The catalogue has been announced for release in December. (Worldwide 36848)
  • Beauty: Cooper-Hewitt Design Triennial: While the upcoming fifth installment of the National Design Museum's popular exhibition series will not open at the New York museum until February, 2016, its catalogue will be released in advance of the show. (Worldwide 36852)
  • Kay Walkingstick: An American Artist: Featuring essays by leading scholars and more than 75 of the artist's works, the catalogue of the retrospective exhibition of work by Native American artist Kay WalkingStick (b. 1935), held at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., will be released in November. (Worldwide 36785)          
  • Sotatsu: An exhibition currently at the Smithsonian's Freer and Sackler Galleries in Washington, D.C., showcases the work of Tawaraya Sotatsu, one of the most elusive yet influential Japanese artists of the 17th century.  (Worldwide 36801)



With the holidays rapidly approaching, it's time to suggest some wishlist ideas for you library. Here is a selection of exquisite art books published or distributed by domestic trade publishers that would be excellent additions to many library collections, but that due to their high prices are not likely to be offered as regular approval-plan selections. Please click on the links for a more detailed description.

  • The International Handbooks of Museum Studies 
  • Ellsworth Kelly: Catalogue Raisonne of Paintings and
    Sculpture, Volume 1
    (Worldwide 166899)
    Worldwide 167981
  • The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design (Worldwide 167615)
  • Catalogue of Tibetan Mandalas and Other Images (Worldwide 167719)
  • The Bernard and Mary Berenson Collection of European Paintings at I Tatti (Worldwide 167981)
  • Mimmo Rotella: 1944-1961 - Catalogue Raisonne Vol. 1 (Worldwide 168213)
  • Marks of Genius: Masterpieces from the Collections of the Bodleian Libraries (Worldwide 168997)
  • The Odes of Horace: William Morris (Worldwide 168998)
  • Le Corbusier: Polychromie Architecturale - Le Corbusier's
    Color Keyboards from 1931 and 1959
    (Worldwide 169220)
  • Mike Mandel: Good 70s (Worldwide 813080)
    Worldwide 813166
  • Hiroshi Sugimoto: The Long Never (Worldwide 813114)
  • Jorg Immendorff: Catalogue Raisonne of the Paintings, Volume III - 1999-2007 (Worldwide 813166)
  • Gerhard Richter: Atlas, in Four Volumes (Worldwide 813496)
  • Marcel Duchamp: From or By Marcel Duchamp or Rrose Selavy, 1935-1968 - Box in a Valise (Worldwide 813497)
  • Asger Jorn & Jacqueline de Jong: The Case of the Ascetic Satyr - Snapshots from Eternity (Worldwide 813498)

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For over 50 years, Worldwide Books has served academic, museum and public libraries as a specialized source for art exhibition catalogues issued by museums and galleries throughout the world. For the past two decades Worldwide has also offered comprehensive coverage of new books on art, architecture, photography and design published by hundreds of leading American trade and university presses. Serving as a centralized source for a wide range of scholarly art books and exhibition catalogues, Worldwide is uniquely positioned to assist and guide art libraries in careful and efficient collection development.


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