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New and Notable—Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum Library

The Libraries would like to highlight some new titles that have been added recently to the Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum Library.

Déco: arte in Italia, 1919-1939,  a cura di Francesca Cagianelli, Dario Matteoni. Cinisello Balsamo, Milano: Silvana, 2009. Gift of Roma and David Korris. N6918.5.A7 D43 2009 CHM


Most art historians trace the origins of Art Deco to the International Exposition of Modern Industrial and Decorative Art in Paris in 1925 but a parallel movement was taking shape in Italy. A number of thinkers, designers and artists were producing fascinating new geometric work in Italy and Monza's International Expositions of Decorative Arts in 1923, 1925 and 1927 provided a showcase for this developing style. 'Déco. Arte in Italia 1919-1939' explores this trend as it emerged in Italy. Catalog of an exhibition held at the Pinacoteca di Palazzo Roverella, Rovigo, Italy, June 28, 2009.

Gothic art in the gilded age: Medieval and Renaissance treasures in the Gavet-Vanderbilt-Ringling collection, by Virginia Brilliant. Sarasota, Fla.: John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art; [Newport, R.I.]: Preservation Society of Newport County; Pittsburgh, Penn.: Distributed by Gutenberg Periscope Publishing, c2009. Gift from the Ringling Museum.  N6313.S2 J64 2009 CHM


Published on the occasion of an exhibition held Dec. 16, 2009-Apr. 4, 2010 at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, and May 8-Oct. 31, 2010 at The Preservation Society of Newport County.

Designing for the 21st century: interdisciplinary questions and insights, edited by Tom Inns.  Aldershot : Gower, 2007. Gift of Roma and David Korris.  NK1510 .D478 2007 CHM


Intends to capture a sense of the many ways design thinking has been applied to a broad range of issues. This title describes the context for project work and the main research questions, which framed each project. It reviews the knowledge and understanding generated through project work and a description of potential beneficiaries.

Les émaux à Longwy: leur histoire, les plus belles pièces de collection, by Philippe Olland.  Dijon: Faton, c2009. NK5008.F35 A4 2009 CHM


Faïencerie de Longwy History.

Visual creativity: inspirational ideas for advertising, animation and digital design, by Mario Pricken . New York, NY : Thames & Hudson, 2004. Gift of Roma and David Korris. T385 .P4913 2004 CHM


Subjects:  Computer graphics; Computer animation; Commercial art; Advertising.

The houses of Greenwich Village, by Kevin D. Murphy ; photography by Paul Rocheleau.  New York : Abrams, 2008. Gift of Roma and David Korris. NA735.N5 M87 2008 CHM


The houses of Greenwich Village takes readers inside 20 homes to show how the interiors evolved over time with the residents’ needs. A modest row house from 1827, for example, was renovated in 1893 to transform it into a space appropriate for Robert Blum, a celebrated artist interested in “Japonisme.” And in 2003, an 1801 town house was renovated by Ben Cherner and Emma O’Neill, architects who turned it into four Modernist apartments with a penthouse that blurs the boundaries between indoor and outdoor space.

—Elizabeth Broman and Stephen Van Dyk

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