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New books

This is a selection of new books requested by our lecturers.  They are available for loan.  Please click on the title link to find out more about each book.


Brave new world / Aldous Huxley

Ciao, Carpaccio! : an infatuation / Jan Morris

Madame Cézanne








Reynolds : portraiture in action

Breakfast at Sotheby’s : an A-Z of the art world

Rendez-vous with art / Philippe de Montebello



Biennials and beyond : exhibitions that made art history, 1962-2002

Not Now! Now! : chronopolitics, art and research

Il palazzo enciclopedico = The encyclopedic palace : Biennale Arte 2013


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New photography books

This new collection of photography books on the new Book Display illustrates the wide range of material held on the subject within the collection.

Photography is used by practitioners in multiple ways, in Trine Sondergaard Stasis images are of interior shots with a clear associations with 19th century Danish painting and portraits of strudes that depict the oppositional qualities of the skin of the girls’ napes and the metal threads of the embroidery.

Vanessa Winship She dances on Jackson show a social and poetic documentation of a community’s people and space.

Picasso’s photography illustrates his fascination with the medium, it echo’s the rest of his practice, supporting his drawing and paintings as well as documenting himself and his life. Darren Almond in To leave a Light Impression pictures a geological and natural landscape, a still and laminated view of the world.



Trine Søndergaard : stasis

She dances on Jackson

Picasso and photography : the dark mirror

To leave a light impression / Darren Almond


Pierdom / by Simon Roberts

Home truths : photography and motherhood

The dream goes over time / Pierre Gonnord

Le temps retrouvé: Cy Twombly photographe & artistes invités. Vol. I

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The Granny alphabet by Tim Walker

Granny alphabet / photographs by Tim Walker ; illustrated by Lawrence Mynott

Artist-photographer Tim Walker has won a cult following for his flamboyant, lavishly staged and surrealist fashion photography. Now he brings his unique brand of very British fantasia to a subject close to his and all our hearts: grandmothers. Pour yourself a cup of tea and step into an enchanted realm, where twinkling Miss Marple-types elope to Egypt in head-to-toe tartan, or jet off to Mars on a flying saucer.


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New Ceramics Books

This collection of new books reflects the diversity and often overlook range of subject matter within ceramics. Technical, historical, critical and illustrative material is available within this new display and includes:

Edmund de Waal -one of the countries leading ceramic practitioners, this new publication is a wonderful comprehensive survey of his career to date, featuring texts by Emma Crichton-Miller, AS Byatt, Colm Toibin and Peter Carey. It takes you through his ceramic career with a series of essays and analysis revealing the life of de Waal with thoughtful documentation of his studio, major exhibitions and installations.


Firing Thoughts explores the relationship between ceramics and drawing, profiling 21 makers and their diverse use of drawing as a preliminary stage to investigate ideas and themes, including Claire Curneen, Walter Keeler, Susan Halls and Lucie Rie.


Shaping Earth – brings together concepts and practice, with compilation of essays that illustrate a selection of international artists connection to the use of ceramics within architecture and industry. The book examines the relevance of large scale ceramics and the shifting context it occupies.

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New Books

Here is a selection of new books currently on the New Book Display on the top floor of the library. They will be available for loan from 15 November 2014.

Martin Creed : what’s the point of it?

This is the first comprehensive survey of this brilliant artist’s work to be presented in Great Britain. It takes on the full range of his expansive art, spanning its most minimal moments – a crumpled ball of paper – to room-sized installations, large-scale kinetic sculptures and a major new outdoor commission. It also illustrates some of the key moments in Creed’s development over the past two decades into one of this county’s most ingenious, audacious and though-provoking artists.



Next nature

Biblical art from Wales

Judy Chicago : and Louise Bourgeois, Helen Chadwick, Tracey Emin

David Lynch : the factory photographs



Robert Indiana : the American Dream

Anselm Kiefer studios

Burtynsky : water / photographs

Under the influence : John Deakin, photography and the lure of Soho

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New Books

Here is another batch of new books requested by the CSAD lecturers. They are currently on the New Book Display in the Library and will be available for loan from 1 November 2014.


Abecederia / Blexbolex

The art school and the culture shed / John Beck and Matthew Cornford

The open work / Umberto Eco

Art / by Clive Bell

Topless cellist : the improbable life of Charlotte Moorman

Conversation pieces : community and communication in modern art

The authorial illustrator : 10 years of the Falmouth Illustration Forum

The artist’s guide to selling work / by Annabelle Ruston

Performing the curatorial : within and beyond art

Fifty hats that changed the world / Design Museum

Continental philosophy : a very short introduction

The age of wire and string : stories by Ben Marcus

Memory palace / Hari Kunzru

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