AUSTIN, C: Nine Decades: The Northern California Craft Movement 1907 to the Present

Nine Decades: The Northern California Craft Movement 1907 to the Present, book coverAustin, Carole et al. Nine Decades: The Northern California Craft Movement 1907 to the Present. San Francisco Craft & Folk Art Museum, 1993. ISBN: 1877742031. Unmarked. Some age tanning around the edges. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26525) $10.00

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Exhibition catalog. Profusely illustrated.

Introduction by Kenneth Trapp. Essays by Carole Austin, Dyana Curreri-Chadwick and Ted Cohen.

Artists discussed range include Dale Chilhuly, Don Farnsworth, Viola Frey, Glen Lukens, Paul Marioni, Ron Nagle, Nance O’Banion, and others. Measures 9×12.5 inches.

ANDERSON COLLECTION: A Bay Area Connection: Works From the Anderson Collection 1954-1984

Triton Museum. A Bay Area Connection: Works From the Anderson Collection 1954-1984. Triton Museum, 1995. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26524) $20.00

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Exhibition catalog (November 1, 1995-January 28, 1996). Illustrated. Bibliography.

Artists include Robert Arneson, Bruce Conner, Richard Diebenkorn, Richard Shaw, Wayne Thiebaud, William T. Wiley and others. Contributors include Gordon Bloom, Katherine Church Holland, George Rivera, Sheryl Nonnenberg, Carolyn Kastner and Rachel Teagle.

Photographs of artists in the book and on back cover.

ASIAN ART MUSEUM: China’s Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor’s Legacy (February 22-May 27, 2103)

China's Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor's Legacy (February 22-May 27, 2103), coverAsian Art Museum. China’s Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor’s Legacy (February 22-May 27, 2103). The Examiner and the Asian Art Museum, 2013. Unmarked. Very Good. Tabloid. (#26514) $15.00

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Tabloid style booklet that accompanied this February 22-May 27, 2013 exhibition at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. Articles on the exhibition and the museum. Illustrated throughout. Advertisements. 24p.

GIEDION, S: The Eternal Present: The Beginnings of Art (Mellon Lecture)

The Eternal Present: The Beginnings of Art (Mellon Lecture), book coverGiedion, S. The Eternal Present: The Beginnings of Art. Bollingen Series, Pantheon Books, 1962. Unmarked text. Previous owner’s name stamped on edge. Unclipped dust jacket under clear, protective cover. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26505) $32.00

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Text of the 1957 A. W. Mellon Lecture in the Fine Arts.

More than 500 illustrations, including 20 in color.

Contents: Art: A Fundamental Experience; The Means of Expression in Primeval Art; Symbolization (consisting of The Symbol in Primeval Art, Hands as Magic Symbols; Manifold Meanings of Circular Forms, Fertility Symbols, The Great Symbols); The Human Figure (consisting of Venus Figurines, Figures Without Heads; Female and Male Reliefs; Masks and Hybrid Creatures, and Hybrid Creatures); and The Space Conception of Prehistory.

GALGIANI, P: Simple Conjunctions: An Installation by Phillip Galgiani

Simple Conjunctions: An Installation by Phillip Galgiani, cover Simple Conjunctions: An Installation by Phillip Galgiani. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA), 1986. ISBN: 0918471095. Unmarked. Some scraping on cover. Good. Spiral Bound. (#26464) $16.00

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Catalog for installation at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art 11 July–28 September, 1986. 24 pages, with 8 foldouts.

Installation plan foldout from John Humphrey Gallery, Scale 1:50. Text: James Welling. Artist bio. Exhibition checklist. Measures 9 inches square.

Galgiani (b. 1951) works in many different media, including photography, ceramics, fiber/textiles, and glass.

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SMITH, PJ: Smith, Paul J. Clayworks 20 Americans (1971 Exhibition)

Clayworks 20 Americans (1971 Exhibition), book coverSmith, Paul J. Clayworks 20 Americans (1971 Exhibition) New York: Museum of Contemporary Crafts, 1971. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26457) $12.00

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Exhibition catalog (June 18–September 12, 1971): Museum of Contemporary Crafts of the American Crafts Council. Collage of participating artists. B/W illustrations.

Artists include Robert Arneson, Clayton Bailey, David Gilhooly, James Melchert, Richard Shaw and others. 36p.

BRUNHAMMER, Y: The Nineteen Twenties Style (65 Plates in Full Color)

The Nineteen Twenties Style (65 Plates in Full Color), inside imagesBrunhammer, Yvonne. The Nineteen Twenties Style (65 Plates in Full Color). Paul Hamlyn, 1969. ISBN: 0600012247. Unmarked. Some edge wear, tears, and rubbing on dust jacket. Unmarked white label on spine. Very Good in good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26372) $12.00

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Topics include Art Nouveau, Ballets Russes, Futurism, Fauvism, Cubism, Expressionism, Neo-Plasticism, Modern Architecture, Decorative Arts, French Art, Posters, Graphics, Carpets, Weaving, Textiles, Furniture, Glass, Pottery, Metal, and more. 160p.

Yvonne Brunhammer is a former director of the Union des Arts Decoratifs, Paris.

The Nineteen Twenties Style (65 Plates in Full Color), book cover