New Arrivals · Art

February 28, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Why acting matters

February 27, 2015
Thomson, David, 1941-
New Haven : Yale University Press, [2015]
178 pages ; 21 cm
Towards the end of the day -- Twilight -- A moment later -- That night -- Epilogue.

Pokémon adventures.

February 26, 2015
San Francisco, CA : Viz Comics, c1999-<2015>
v. : chiefly ill. ; 27 cm.
Issues 1-<47> published with story by Hidenori Kusaka ; English adaptation: v.1-<v.5> Gerard Jones, <v.15-43> Bryant Turnage <v.47-48> Annette Roman ; art: v.1-9 by Mato ; v.10-<v.48> by Satoshi Yamamoto.
"Based on the game by Tsunekazu Ishihara & Satoshi Tajiri."
A comic series based on the original Game Boy video game, not the animated TV series. Each issue contains chapters in the continuing adventures of various characters which are divided into story arcs: v.1-3, Red, Green & Blue Chapter ; v.4-7, Yellow Chapter ; v.8-15, Gold, Silver & Crystal Chapter ; v.15-22, Ruby & Sapphire Chapter ; v.22-25, FireRed and LeafGreen Chapter ; v.26-29, Emerald Chapter ; v.30-38, Diamond & Pearl Chapter ; v.38-40, Platinum Chapter ; v.41-43, HeartGold & SoulSilver Chapter ; v.43-<v.48> Black & White Chapter.

Mid-century modern glass in America

February 26, 2015
Six, Dean. author.
272 pages : illustrations, color, black & white ; 29 cm

Yo Miss : a graphic look at high school

February 26, 2015
Wilde, Lisa, author.
159 pages : chiefly chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm
"Foreword by Kaycee Eckhardt"--Cover.
Yo, Miss - a graphic look at high school takes the reader inside John V. Lindsay Wildcat Academy, a second-chance high school in New York City, where Lisa Wilde has worked since 1997. A school where all the students are considered at risk, Wildcat offers these teens a ticket ot the middle class - a high school diploma. With humor and humanity, Yo, Miss challenges preconceptions of who these kids are and what is needed to help them graduate.

Street craft : guerrilla gardening / yarnbombing / light graffiti / street sculpture / and more

February 26, 2015
Kuittinen, Riikka, author.
223 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
One of the richest movements in street art has been the development of an alternative, crafts-based, three-dimensional movement, broadly identified as Street Craft. This new generation of artists is creating uncommissioned, site-specific works employing a range of art and craft techniques, including weaving, crocheting, sculpting, painting, gardening, light installation, and more.

Hooked! : 40 whimsical crochet motifs from weird to wonderful

February 26, 2015
Delprat, Michelle, author.
Newton Abbot, UK : David and Charles, 2015.
95 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Includes index.

Wanderlust : 46 modern knits for bohemian style

February 26, 2015
Gray, Tanis.
Ft. Collins, CO : Interweave, a division of F+W Media, [2014]
183 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.

XXL : when artists think big

February 26, 2015
Baucheron, Elea.
Munich : Prestel, 2014.
176 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Includes index.

The golden lands : Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand & Vietnam ; architecture of the Buddhist world

February 26, 2015
Lall, Vikram, author.
New York, NY : Abbeville Pres Publishers ; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia : JF Publishing, 2014.
280 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 33 cm.

How to make jewelry charms from polymer clay

February 26, 2015
Sharpe, Jessica.
Hauppauge, NY : Barron's, 2014
144 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Includes index.
"50 exquisite projects and full instructions for all skill levels"--Cover.
Projects. Food -- Nature and outdoors -- Animals -- Home and hobbies -- Beads and buttons -- Special occasions -- Materials, tools, and techniques.
Clay expert Jessica Sharpe offers the essentials for creating clay charms.

Restless ambition : Grace Hartigan, painter

February 25, 2015
Curtis, Cathy (Writer on art)
New York : Oxford University Press, 2015.
420 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm

Pretty birds : 18 simple projects to sew and love

February 25, 2015
Lindsay, Virginia Keleher, 1975-, author.
Philadelphia : Running Press, 2015.
128 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
Includes index.

The regional cultural plan

February 25, 2015
San Francisco, CA : Bay Consulting Group for the Regional Cultural Planning Committee, 1999.
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations, charts ; 29 cm
Title from [page ii].
"March 24, 1999"--Cover.
Developing the Tri-State as a cultural center: frameworks for the future: the regional cultural plan / written by Bay Consulting Group, March 10, 1999 -- Exploring the possibilities: cultural tourism and the Greater Cincinnati Region : a diagnostic report of observations and findings, considerations and initial recommendations / compiled by Michael Kenny for the Bay Consulting Group, July 1988 -- The economic impact of Greater Cincinnati cultural organizations on the regional economy / prepared for Bay Consulting Group by the Economics Research Group, Center for Economic Education, University of Cincinnati, September 1998 -- The Greater Cincinnati survey : Spring, 1998: project report for Regional Cultural Planning Committee/Bay Consulting Group / prepared by Kimberly Downing, Institute for Policy Research, University of Cincinnati, September 1998 -- Task Force background paper 1: nurturing creative individuals and strengthening cultural organizations / prepared by Bay Consulting Group -- Task Force background paper 2: education and access / prepared by Bay Consulting Group -- Executive Committee background paper: funding options / prepared by Bay Consulting Group -- Task Force background paper 4: regional cooperation / prepared by Bay Consulting Group -- Executive Committee background paper: funding options / prepared by Bay Consulting Group (repeated) -- Artist comments: Char Allen representing Campbell County; Kevin Booher representing Kenton County; Suzanne Fisher representing Hamilton County; Laura Hollis representing Butler County; Barbara Livingston representing Clermont County; Rob Rapp representing Boone County; Gary Simendinger representing Warren County; Joyce Winegar representing Dearborn County.

First open : post-war and contemporary art, Thursday 6 March 2014.

February 24, 2015
Christie, Manson & Woods International Inc.
New York : Christie's, 2014.
345 pages : illustrations (chiefly colored) ; 27 cm
Sale code: SUGABEAR-2824.
"Auctioneers, Cathy Elkies, David Kleiweg, Adrien Meyer, Xan Serafin."

150 best mini interior ideas

February 23, 2015
Zamora Mola, Francesc, author.
New York : Harper Design, 2014.
504 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm

Beyond the wall : art and artifacts from the GDR = Jenseits der Mauer : Kunst und Alltagsgegenstände aus der DDR

February 20, 2015
Köln : Taschen, c2014.
903 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps, ports. ; 33 cm
Features over 2500 items from its extraordinary collections. Never before has a book included this full a spectrum of art, archives, and artifacts from socialist East Germany: official symbols and dissident expressions, the spectacular and the routine, the mass-produced and the handmade, the funny and the tragic.

Akademie X : lessons in art + life

February 20, 2015
London : Phaidon, c2015
352 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Marina Abramovic -- Walead Beshty -- Sanford Biggers -- Dara Birnbaum -- Carol Bove -- Tania Bruguera -- Mark Dion -- Ólafur Elíasson -- Harrell Fletcher -- Tim Rollins -- Michael Smith -- John Stezaker -- Stephanie Syjuco -- Shirley Tse -- James Welling -- Richard Wentworth -- Christopher Williams -- Krzysztof Wodiczko.

Through the African American Lens

February 20, 2015
Combs, Rhea L.
London : D. Giles Limited, 2015.
80 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 18 cm.
Includes index.

Animal knits for kids : 30 cute knitted projects they'll love

February 20, 2015
Berry, Amanda (Knitwear designer)
144 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes index.
"Babies and animals are a naturally adorable match and this book is bursting with animal-themed knits for little ones ages birth to 36 months. The various sections of the zoo-- from jungle and savannah to reptile house and polar region--serve as inspiration for these 30 projects. Whether it's a hippo-face rattle, bear-paw booties, a tiger-striped onesie, or a penguin bottle carrier, these bright, personality-filled projects will garner roars of approval! Inside, readers will find: 30 projects for knitters of all levels, includes items worked in flat and in the round; an essential guide to basic tools, techniques, and materials; notes on safety when knitting for young children; guidance for a variety of color work and finishing techniques. Most projects only require one skein of yarn per color to minimize costs and waste. Each project is given a rating based on skill level and time involved. More than 100 full-color illustrations, along with abbreviations, conversion charts, and other handy hints make Animal Knits for Kids a must-have addition to any knitter's library."

Tie dip dye : [fashion and lifestyle projects to hand-dye in your own kitchen]

February 20, 2015
Martin, Pepa, author.
Hauppage, NY : Barron's, 2015.
122 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Subtitle from cover.
Includes index.

Hooked on knitting : 20 fresh and funky hand-knit designs

February 20, 2015
Biscoe, Jessica, author.
127 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Includes index.
First published in 2014 by Quadrille Publishing Ltd.
"From a delicate maiden braid bracelet and a cute coin purse to cozy ruby slippers and a chic winter cape, there is nothing run-of-the-mill about the 20 dynamic knitting projects in this book. Knitting whiz Jessica Biscoe provides simple instructions, advice on tools and materials, step-by-step photos and plenty of guidance to get readers going on cool and contemporary knits to wear, share, and decorate their lair."--provided from

Fresh prints : 25 easy and enticing printing projects to make at home

February 20, 2015
Leech, Christine, author.
127 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm

Noro lace : 30 exquisite knits

February 20, 2015
New York : Sixth&Spring Books, [2015]
143 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.

Knit your own boyfriend : create the man you've been yarning for

February 20, 2015
Meldrum, Carol, author.
141 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm
The Perfect Man is Hard to Find. Knitting One is Easy.
Basic Dolls and Hairstyles: Basic Doll - Hair's Your Type - Hairstyles -- Clothing: T-shirt and Jeans - Shorts - Raglan Sweater - Jumper and Hoodie - Smart Jacket - Knitted Jacket - Coat - Accessories -- The Boyfriends: Unravel Your Boyfriend - Sports Fan - Surfer Dude - Artist - Rock Star - Hip-Hop Guy - Knit One, Pull One - Outdoorsman - Astronaut - Doctor - Skateboarder - Businessman - Fireman - All Time Greatest Knits - Nerd - Knitting Trivia - Sports Star - Superhero - Hipster -- Techniques and Templates: Techniques - The Basic Stitches - Sewing Tips - Templates - Abbreviations
Finding the perfect man can be difficult, but this great new book has the answer - knit your own! First decide what you want your knitted boyfriend to look like. Decide on his height, build and skin colour and then turn to the hairstyle gallery. There are woolly beards, moustaches, quiffs or dreadlocks to choose from. Then decide what he does for a living. Like a man in knitted uniform? Make your boyfriend into a chef, doctor, a fireman or a policeman. Prefer something a little smarter? Knit a suit, tie and briefcase and make him into a lawyer, banker or accountant. Or if you want something more exciting, we have patterns to make an astronaut, rock star, surfer or even an explorer. Can?t decide? Mix and match our clothing patterns to create a whole wardrobe. And the best thing about a knitted boyfriend? He doesn?t answer back!

The artful year : celebrating the seasons and holidays with family arts and crafts

February 20, 2015
Van't Hul, Jean.
Boston : Roost Books, 2015.
xv, 351 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Presents a year's worth of art projects, seasonal activities, and recipes for simple, family-friendly crafting through the seasons and holidays.

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