I won’t say that new news is the best news, but it’s still pretty fun to look at the new books as they come in! Here are just a few of the new books we got this week!
Received 6/25: find them on the New Books Shelf in Fine Arts this week!
Here are links to the VIRGO records (from top left to bottom right)–just click for more information about these new titles!
Design : la sindrome dell’influenza = the syndrome of influence From the publisher’s site: “The book provides a broad overview of Italian design, and is organised into three main parts: the first (the invention of italian design) explores ten installations that the same number of contemporary designers have each dedicated to a master from the ‘50s and ‘60s; to their sensitivities, curiosities, inspirations, journeys and meetings.”
Christ is here! : studies in biblical and christian archaeology in memory of Michele Piccirillo From the book jacket: “On the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the death (2008-2013), a miscellany of contributions in honor of Father Michele Piccirillo ofm by fellow archaeologists and friends. After a bibliography, each chapter (mostly in English) is devoted to an archaeological site or a field of study in which Father Piccirillo is committed in the course of its business. Among these sites include: Mount Nebo, the cave of Elijah on Mount Carmel, the castle of Montfort; Caesarea Maritima, the church of the Virgin Mary in the valley of Jehoshaphat; Khirbet Barqa-Gan Yavneh; Madaba; Khirbet Beit Loya, and others.”
Massimo Listri 12 See a sneak preview of the beautiful images of European interiors here. Text is in English and Italian.
Premio Maretti : Valerio Riva memorial : 4a edizione This monograph memorializes the exhibit following the fourth Maretti award. From the exhibition’s website: “Unique dedicated to artists over 35 years, the award establishes a close relationship between the artists and curators selected: the winner also shares the victory with the curator, and couple will follow the implementation of the other constant is the identity of the Prize Maretti ‘tribute to a great Italian artist of the recent past, revived the attention of the public. This year, the tribute is directed to a great artist who sadly passed away recently, Gino Marotta, including the National Gallery of Modern Rome closes these days the important retrospective exhibition.”
Architettura degli impianti acquatici : linee guida globali per la progettazione, realizzazione e gestione / Architecture of aquatic plants. Global guidelines for the design, implementation and management Text in Italian, but hey, as we like to say in the Fine Arts Library, the pictures are in English…
Titian From the publisher’s site: “Highly sought after by collectors, disputed by royal courts and pontiffs, the master from Cadore created works that are now on display in museums across the world. This volume exceptionally brings together some of Titian’s greatest masterpieces, including his large altarpieces, in such a way as to illustrate the whole span of his career.”