No matter what’s going on in the world, art books can provide insight, solace, or even a welcome escape. I Lobo You has gathered a few of the newest releases of these books about the most splendid modern artists, and provided you a sweet getaway page through page:
A Year in the Art World | Thames & Hudson
What is it that an auctioneer actually does? What makes an artwork hold its value? How has technology transformed the art industry? These are just some of the burning questions that curator Matthew Israel attempts to unpack in his juicy, tell-all book.
Salvador Dalí: The Impossible Collection | Assouline
This ultra-luxe book from Assouline’s Impossible Collection, their special series that uses time-honored bookmaking techniques, showcases his extraordinary breadth with 100 examples of his best work carefully chosen by esteemed curator and art historian Paul Moorhouse.
Anni & Josef Albers | Phaidon
This handsome, cloth-bound visual biography celebrates the prolific output and fascinating relationship of Anni and Josef Albers, two pioneers of modern art and design.
Andy Warhol: Love, Sex & Desire | Taschen
Drawn directly from life, the images depicting men in sexually-charged and intimate poses were originally planned to be part of a career-defining monograph, but Warhol had underestimated the homophobia of the era.
There’s no better time to delve into an overlooked side of an iconic artist’s practice like, say, Andy Warhol’s intimate drawings from 1950–62, discover the impact that trailblazers Anni and Josef Albers had on American art, or to get lost in the wild and wonderful mind of Salvador Dalí with a selection of his most important artworks. Excited to purchase one of these art books?
Matisse: The Book | The University of Chicago Press
For Matisse fans, Louise Rogers Lalaurie’s Matisse: The Books sheds light on an important part of the French artist’s practice.
The Art Book | Phaidon
A staple in every art aficionado’s library, this perennial favorite first released in 1994, spotlights more than 600 groundbreaking artists from medieval times to today. Are you enjoying these art books‘ suggestions?
Abstract Art: A Global History | Thames & Hudson
There are already a plethora of art history books covering the genre of abstraction art. But this new tome sets itself apart with a bold new perspective.
Young Gifted and Black | D.A.P
Spotlighting the work of a new generation of Black artists in the acclaimed collection of Bernard I. Lumpkin and Carmine D. Boccuzzi, a couple who has long been championing emerging artists of African descent, this volume encompasses up-and-coming talents such as Tunji Adeniyi-Jones, Eric N. Mack, and Jordan Casteel, as well as established artists like Kerry James Marshall and Glenn Ligon.
Cecily Brown | Phaidon
It’s been a buzzy few years for British painter Cecily Brown, who has been steadily rising to prominence since the 1990s with her feverish, pulsating canvases that draw on elements of abstract expressionism. Are you excited about these art books? We have a couple more!
Shaping the World: Sculpture from Prehistory to Now | Thames & Hudson
Sculpture has been practiced by every culture throughout the history of the world, dating back thousands of years to prehistoric times.
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Fly-In the League With the Night | D.A.P Art Books
Created to accompany British artist Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’sfirst major survey at the Tate in London, this catalogue documents more than 80 works made between 2003 and the present day.