New Arrivals · Art

August 30, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

I'll drink to that : a life in fashion, straight, no chaser

August 29, 2014
Halbreich, Betty, 1927-
New York : The Penguin Press, 2014.
xxix, 272 pages ; 25 cm

UnPHILtered : the way I see it

August 29, 2014
Robertson, Phil, 1946-
New York : Howard Books, a division of Simon & Schuster, 2014.
viii, 213 pages ; 24 cm
The controversial patriarch of A&E's Duck Dynasty series outlines his decidedly opinionated philosophy on life, sharing his views on faith, family, work and a range of modern-day issues, including gun control, prayer in school and the government.

Champagne supernovas : Kate Moss, Marc Jacobs, Alexander McQueen, and the '90s renegades who remade fashion

August 29, 2014
Callahan, Maureen.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2014.
x, 263 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
"A Touchstone Book."
The maybe drawer -- The pink sheep of the family -- Fifteen year olds don't go to nightclubs -- Just another common bitch -- I am the '90s -- A culture person in the fashion world -- Why can't I have fun all the time? -- A catalog of horrors -- Grunge RIP -- A nice girl from Croydon -- Fashion people haven't got any brains -- A handbag that costs as much as a month's rent -- Cool Brittania -- Those skinny fashion bitches in the front row -- The decade of the dilettante -- The queen of Primrose Hill -- Paris does nothing for me -- It's the girl, not the clothes -- When the little glow in your face goes -- Can everybody not give Lee any drugs? -- These people are not your friends -- A supermodel just like McDonalds -- Paris for couture, London for suits, America for psychiatric hospitals.

[Photograph album : portraits].

August 29, 2014
[Place of production not identified] : [producer not identified], [18--?-19--?]
1 volume (unpaged) : black and white photographs ; 16 cm
Title provided by cataloger.
Book in original binding with decorative metal clasps on front and back covers, with gold edged pages.
1. Mrs. Thomas Carless -- 2. Annie Carless -- 3. Thomas Carless -- 4. Mary Carless -- 5. George Procter Carless -- 6. Mr. Henry Carless -- 7. Mr. George Henry Procter -- 8. Mrs. Procter -- 9. Mr. Carless -- 10. Mrs. Carless -- 11. Mr. Joseph Carless -- 12. Queen Victoria -- 13. Prince Consort -- 14. Princess Royal -- 15. Prince of Wales -- 16. Princess Nice -- 17. Prince Alfred -- 18. Princess Helena -- 19. Imperial family of France -- 20. Earl Russell.
A volume of twenty individual portrait photographs.

SOSart : [catalog].

August 28, 2014
[Cincinnati, Ohio] : Ghosn Publishing
v. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Title from cover.
"A sociopolitical, for peace and justice, 2D and 3D visual art group show and related events, poetry, performances, movies, lectures and debates at the Mockbee ..." (varies).

Pyrex® : the unauthorized collector's guide.

August 28, 2014
Atglen, PA : Schiffer Publishing, [2014]-
volumes : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm.
Volumes for 2000-<2014> by Barbara E. Mauzy.

The spinner's book of fleece : a breed-by-breed guide to choosing and spinning the perfect fiber for every purpose

August 28, 2014
Smith, Beth, 1965- author.
North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, [2014].
245 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Includes index.

50 ribbon rosettes & bows to make : for perfectly wrapped gifts, gorgeous hair clips, beautiful corsages, and decorative fun!

August 28, 2014
McCool, Deanna Csomo, author.
New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2014.
128 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Includes index.
"Among the world's first decorative items, ribbons were once reserved for the nobility, but spread to the middle classes by the 1800s. Braided, folded, and manipulated, ribbons were not only used as embellishments on outfits and hats, but also given alone as special gifts. There is something to please everyone, from moms to mavens. In this book you'll find 50 ways to play with ribbons--some classic, some whimsical, some elegant--with detailed instructions and stunning photos sure to inspire creativity for beginners to advanced crafters. The book includes three main sections: - THE BASICS of working with ribbon, plus an explanation of different types and the tools needed to create a professional look. - A VARIETY OF RIBBON PROJECTS: from twisted boutique hair bows, tuxedo bows and pinwheels to woven headbands, earrings, and tree trimmings. - "OVER THE TOP" PROJECTS combining different ribbon-crafting skills into stunning projects such as large layered hair bows, funky flip-flops, sashes, and ribbon flower arrangements"-- Provided by publisher.

Holiday hats for babies : caps, berets & beanies to knit for every occasion

August 28, 2014
Ware, Debby, 1952-
Newtown, CT : The Taunton Press, Inc., [2014]
122 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.

Knockout Knits : new tricks for scarves, hats, jewelry, and other small accessories

August 27, 2014
Nelkin, Laura.
New York : Potter Craft, an imprint of the Crown Publishting Group, [2014]
144 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.

Scott standard postage stamp catalogue.

August 25, 2014
New York : Scott Stamp and Coin Co. Ltd.,
v. : ill. (some col.) ; 24-28 cm.
Imprint varies: 1939- New York : Scott Publications, Inc. ; 1973-<2013>- Sidney, Ohio : Scott Publishing Co.
"The encyclopedia of philately."

Brian Eno : visual music

August 25, 2014
San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2013]
415 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
The first career-spanning monograph of the visual art created by this music pioneer, this book showcases forty years of innovative work. Text from a variety of contributors weaves a dialogue between Eno's art and his musical endeavors, while a new interview by Will Wright and a transcribed lecture by the artist himself offer first-person insights into Eno's creative process and philosophy.

The houses of Louis Kahn

August 25, 2014
New Haven, Connecticut : Yale University Press, [2013]
x, 269 p. : illustrations (black and white, and color) ; 28 cm.

Hope for film : from the frontline of the independent cinema revolutions

August 25, 2014
Hope, Ted, author.
Berkeley [California] : Soft Skull Press, [2014]
x, 308 pages ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"An inspiring, tell-all look at the indie film business from one of the industry's most passionate producers, Hope for Film captures the rebellious punk spirit of the indie film boom in 1990s New York City, its collapse two decades later and its current moment of technology-fueled regeneration. Ted Hope, whose films have garnered 12 Oscar nominations, draws from his own personal experiences working on the early films of Ang Lee, Eddie Burns, Hal Hartley, Michel Gondry, Nicole Holofcener, Todd Solondz and other indie mavericks, relating those decisions that brought him success as well as the occasional failure. Whether navigating negotiations with Harvey Weinstein over final cuts or clashing with high-powered CAA agents over their clients, Hope offers behind-the-scenes stories from the wild and often heated world of low-budget cinema-where art and commerce collide. As mediator between these two opposing interests, Hope offers his unique perspective on how to make movies while keeping your integrity intact and how to create a sustainable business enterprise out of that art while staying true to yourself. Against a backdrop of seismic changes in the indie-film industry, from corporate co-option to the rise of social media, Hope for Film provides not only an entertaining and intimate ride through the ups and downs of the business of art-house movies over the last 25 years, but also hope for its future"-- Provided by publisher.

Barnaby

August 22, 2014
Johnson, Crockett, 1906-1975.
Seattle, WA : Fantagraphics, c2013-
v. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 18 x 28 cm.
v. 1. 1942-1943 -- v. 2. 1944-1945

What I know for sure

August 22, 2014
Winfrey, Oprah.
New York : Flatiron Books, [2014].
x, 228 pages ; 19 cm
"After film critic Gene Siskel asked her, "What do you know for sure?" Oprah Winfrey began writing the "What I Know For Sure" column in O, The Oprah Magazine. Saying that the question offered her a way to take "stock of her life," Oprah has penned one column a month over the last fourteen years, years in which she retired The Oprah Winfrey Show (the highest-rated program of its kind in history), launched her own television network, became America's only black billionaire, was awarded an honorary degree from Harvard University and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, watched friends and colleagues come and go, lost beloved pets and adopted new ones, and celebrated milestone birthdays. Throughout it all, she's continued to offer her profound and inspiring words of wisdom in her "What I Know For Sure" column in O, The Oprah Magazine.Now, for the first time, these thoughtful gems have been revised, updated, and collected in What I Know For Sure, a beautiful book packed with insight and revelation from Oprah Winfrey. Organized by theme--joy, resilience, connection, gratitude, possibility, awe, clarity, and power--these essays offer a rare and powerful glimpse into the mind of one of the world's most extraordinary women. Candid, moving, exhilarating, uplifting, and dynamic, the words Oprah shares in What I Know For Sure shimmer with the sort of wisdom and truth that readers will turn to again and again. "-- Provided by publisher.

Ultra vanities : minaudières, nècessaires and compacts

August 22, 2014
Etherington-Smith, Meredith, author.
©2013
152 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Includes index.
"A Liangyi Collection series book"--Title page.
Exquisite jeweled minaudieres, necessaires, and compacts from the l8th to the 21st centuries are photographed and displayed here in great detail and set within the social and fashion contexts of their creation. Original archive photographs showcase the social leaders, stage and cinema stars, and fashion leaders who carried these exquisite little accessories as indispensable adjuncts to their glamorous lives. These triumphs of the jewelers art were designed to rest glittering on cocktail bars and grand dining tables. They were tiny but also extremely useful as is revealed in detailed photos of their highly engineered interiors. These little boxes were capable of carrying everything a woman might need during the course of an evening which might start at the Ritz and end at Bricktops Jazz Club -- everything from a lipstick, to a powder compact, to a comb, even a cigarette and lighter, hence their generic name of necessaire.

Candy aisle crafts : create fun projects with supermarket sweets

August 22, 2014
Levine, Jodi.
New York : Potter Craft, 2014.
112 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.
"A super make-it book"--Cover.
"Supermarket goods become a crafter's toolbox for the 100 adorable craft and food craft ideas by the Craft and Kids editor of Martha Stewart Living. Lifelong crafter Jodi Levine turned her creative eye to everyday items found in any grocery store--or even just around the home--and dreamed up easy projects, many of which are edible. Learn how to transform candy, cereal, paper plates, and balloons into gorgeous and whimsical party favors, decorations, costumes, cards, wearable accessories, and more. Lushly illustrated with 200 color photographs, the book boasts lots of step-by-step photos to accompany the clear instructions. With an index that cross-references projects by usage and occasion (e.g. party activities, specific holiday ideas), Candy Aisle Crafts will be an exceptionally useful and fun guide to crafting the extraordinary from the ordinary"-- Provided by publisher.

Knitting wizardry : 27 spellbinding projects

August 21, 2014
Moore, Amy Clarke, 1969- author.
©2014
151 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.
27 knitting patterns inspired by wizards, witches, and magical creatures.

Happy handmade home : a room-by-room guide to painting, crafting, and decorating a cheerful, more inspiring space

August 21, 2014
Larson, Elsie, author.
New York : Potter Style, 2014.
240 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.
"Give your home a "happiness makeover" with the more than 90 DIY projects, decorating tips, and inspiring ideas in this first-ever home decor book from the creators of the mega-popular style blog A Beautiful Mess"-- Provided by publisher.

The street photographer's manual

August 21, 2014
Gibson, David, author.
London : Thames & Hudson, 2014.
192 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
A medium reliant on unexpected moments is now catapulted into the future with smart phones, digital technology, and specialty equipment0Street photography has been around since the very first cameras were invented, producing some of the most poignant images of our time. Today, a wave of new technology has given this photographic genre a new lease of life, from phone cameras to specialist lenses to digital zooms. This book leads the reader through a series of fully illustrated tutorials, including how to shoot a face in a crowd and how to train your eye to observe and capture the unexpected. Readers will be inspired by some of the best street photographers in the world, and then go forth and create their own memorable images.

Marvelous crochet motifs : 48 different motifs

August 20, 2014
Gormley, Ellen, 1972- author.
Berne, IN : Annie's, [2014]
64 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Title from cover.
"871422"--Cover.
"The 48 motifs in this book are squares or hexagons that can be tiled together to make a fabric. Also included are half motifs, which keep the integrity of the design but are only pieces of the motif. These are used to neatly fill in spaces and add shape, and they give more flexibility when building a project. Motifs in themselves can be complete projects, such as coasters or washcloths. Or multiple motifs can be added together to make something larger, including a scarf or a placemat. By stitching even more motifs together, you can even create a wrap or an afghan. The designs that can be made using motifs are limitless. As an extra bonus, the book contains symbol crochet for each motif and design. The four designs are a scarf, a hat, a cowl, and a blanket. All motifs and projects can be made using Plymouth Encore worsted-weight yarn"--Publisher description.

Kraft-tex style : kraft-tex combines the best of leather & fabric - sew 27 projects

August 18, 2014
Lafayette, CA : Stash Books, an imprint of C&T Publishing, Inc., [2014]
119 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.

Creative image transfer : any artist, any style, any surface : 16 new mixed-media projects using TAP transfer artist paper

August 18, 2014
Riley, Lesley, 1952-
Lafayette, CA : C&T Publishing, [2014]
71 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm

The language of houses : how buildings speak to us

August 18, 2014
Lurie, Alison.
Harrison, New York : Delphinium Books, [2014]
308 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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