MARCIA SHERRILL AND CAREY ADINA KARMEL
A behind-the-scenes glimpse into the world of
contemporary fashion design. Interviews and
photographs of more than 90 stylemakers—
from the forecasters, art directors, and muses
to the writers, critics, stylists, photographers,
business moguls, Internet marketers, and
more. 150 color illustrations.
Monacelli Press 192 pp.
Back in print!
The Couturière at Work
SHELLEY TOBIN AND AMY DE LA HAYE
The business as well as the art of high fashion
are thoroughly chronicled, including the
dissemination of a look, the marketing of the
world’s most successful perfume, and the
building of an international name.
40 color/ 79 b/w photos and illustrations.
Overlook 136pp. 0-87951-639-9 $29.95
THE MONACELLI PRESS
AN AMERICAN ODYSSEY
The Warner Collection of
American Fine and Decorative Arts
Essays by Amy Coes, Ella Foshay,
and Wendell Garrett
Since 1970, the Warner collection has
become an unparalleled assembly of 18th-,
19th-, and 20th-century American art; it
also reflects Warner’s strong interest in
American history and his sense of patriotism
and heritage. 200 color illustrations.
Monacelli 240 pp. 1-58093-098-0 $60.00
THE HENRY CLAY FRICK HOUSES
and Landscapes in the Golden Era
MARTHA FRICK SYMINGTON SANGER
Foreword by Wendell Garrett
Written by Frick’s great-granddaughter and biographer, this volume features the four major houses
purchased, built, and renovated for the steel magnate; each is described in exacting detail, with
information about the architects and interior
designers, furnishings and art, and decoration.
240 duotone archival photographs and architectural drawings.
Monacelli 312 pp. 1-58093-104-9 $75.00
ERIC FISCHL: 1970–2000
Introduction by Arthur Danto
Afterword by Steve Martin
A comprehensive examination of the work
of an artist who emerged in the 1980s as one
of American’s most important figurative
painters. 200 color illustrations.
Monacelli 312 pp. 1-58093-075-1 $75.00
In this critical biography, noted architectural historian
Jencks explores the
notion that Le
Corbusier was driven
by a prophetic voice to at once save and do
battle with industrialized society. 250 illustrations, 50 in color.
Monacelli 384pp. 1-58093-077-8 $50.00
Inside the Machine for Living
GEORGE H. MARCUS
Focuses on Le Corbusier’s furniture and interiors, shedding new light on a relatively little-studied aspect of the influential Swiss-French
architect’s career. 200 illustrations, 60 in
Monacelli 184pp. 1-58093-076-X $50.00
Contemporary Art Center,
Zaha Hadid Studio 2000,
Yale School of Architecture
EDITED BY DOUGLAS GRIECO,
WENDY ING, AND NINA RAPPAPORT
Mirroring the Zaha Hadid
Studio, this volume is divided
into ten segments, addressing
such issues as program analysis, spatialities, system condition, current contemporary
art centers, building types,
sites, and linearities.
Accompanying text is drawn from the studio
reviews by critics, scholars, and architects. 200
illustrations, 80 in color.
Monacelli 304 pp. 1-58093-093-X
JIM DINE: THE ALCHEMY OF IMAGES
With Commentary by Jim Dine
In fewer than four decades, Jim Dine has
produced more than 3,500 works in an
astonishing range of mediums using a variety
of approaches and imagery. 305 illustrations,
270 in color.
Monacelli 352 pp. 1-885254-79-2 $85.00
LOUIS I. KAHN: UNBUILT MASTERWORKS
Introduction by Vincent Scully
Afterword by William Mitchell
This unique project unites one of the great
architects of the 20th century with advanced
computer-graphics, developed from Kahn’s
meticulous drawings for his unbuilt projects.
275 illustrations, 175 in color.
Monacelli 224 pp. 1-58093-014-X $60.00
TOWARDS A NEW MUSEUM
An investigation of what the architecture of
the art museum has become and where it is going.
Explores the way in which current designs reflect
contemporary attitudes and what this implies
about the future of museum architecture.
Monacelli 388 pp. 1-885254-60-1 $45.00
AND THE ARCHITECTURE OF REFORM
A Study in Modernist
THOMAS S. HINES
American architect Irving Gill is best known
for his work in Southern California. Gill’s
influence, however, extended beyond this
region, and his role at the genesis of the
modern movement in architecture was singular. 300 illustrations, 24 in color.
Monacelli 304 pp. 1-58093-016-6 $75.00