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  •  Women of Vision - National Geographic Photographers on Assignment

    Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment

    For 125 years, National Geographic has documented the world and all that is in it with stunning photography that captures the soul of a story beyond the words on a page. Some of the most powerful narratives of the past decade have been produced by a forward-thinking generation of women photojournalists as different as the places and the subjects they have covered. Women of Vision is a tribute to the spirit and the ambition of these journalists and artist who have created riveting experiences for millions through the insightful, sensitive and strategic use of a camera.

    Hardcover | 10.25 x 10.25 inches 
    224 pages |150 color images 

    $30 | non-members #5879
    $27 | members 

  •  Bearing Witness - The New York Photo League - Catalogue

    Bearing Witness - The New York Photo League and Sonia Handelmen Meyer

    This exhibition celebrates the remarkable body of work produced by photographer Sonia Handleman Meyer during the 1940’s as well as the legacy of the New York Photo League, in which she was an active member.

    Softcover | 11 x 8.5 inches 
    96 pages |104 black and white images 

    $15.95 | non-members #5930
    $9.57 | members 

  •  New Eyes On America, The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville

    New Eyes On America, The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville

    During a tragically short career, Richard Caton Woodville produced iconic works depicting mid-century America. Born in Baltimore and trained is Dusseldorf, Woodville offered a unique perspective on the decades preceding the Civil War and captured a period of rapid social, political, and technological change. New Eyes on America is the most comprehensive work on Woodville to date and reproduces all of the artist’s known works

    Softcover | 9 x 10 inches 
    143 pages |136 images, 129 color 

    $25.00 | non-members #49210
    $22.50 | members 

  • Sociales: Debora Arango  Arrives Today

    Sociales: Debora Arango Arrives Today

    Oscar Roldán-Alzate

    The Medellin born painter Debora Arango, who died in 2005 at the age of 98, was one of the pioneers of modern Colombian art. She is considered one of the most imporat and controversial modern artists of her time.

    Hardcover | 9x9 inches 
    164 pages | 123 images, 91 color 

    $40.00 | non-members #4412
    $36.00 | members 

  • One Work: Sheila Hicks at the Mint

    One Work: Sheila Hicks at the Mint

    Annie Carlano

    Sheila Hicks is one of the world’s leading artists and designers, known for her work with thread and textiles. This 63-page volume is devoted entirely to her massive four story piece, Mega Footprint Near the Hutch (May I Have This Dance?), hanging in the atrium of the Mint Museum uptown. “One Work” includes a foreword by Dr. Kathleen V. Jameson, President and CEO of the Mint; an essay by Annie Carlano, director of Craft + Design; and an afterword by Rodolfo Machado of Machado and Silvetti Associates. The beautiful, full-color illustrations include two pullout accordion folds with images of Mega Footprint on them. 2012 Mint Museum Publication.

    Softcover | 6 x 8.5 inches 
    63 pages | 19 illustrations; 12 color 

    $40.00 | non-members #4412
    $36.00 | members 

  • AGAINST THE GRAIN: WOOD IN CONTEMPORARY ART, CRAFT AND DESIGN

    AGAINST THE GRAIN: WOOD IN CONTEMPORARY ART, CRAFT AND DESIGN

    Lowery Sims

    This volume examines woodworking in contemporary art across a broad spectrum of practices and concepts and considers the different perspectives and intentions of artists and designers working in wood. Centered on the premise that the lines between art, craft, and design are increasingly blurred, this beautifully illustrated catalogue presents a wide array of vessels, pieces of furniture, paintings, sculptures and installations. 2012.

    Hardcover | 8 x 8 inches 
    176 pages 

    $45.00 | non-members #4413
    $40.50 | members 

  • Chasanoff

    Allan Chasanoff Ceramic Collection

    Mary F. Douglas, Garth Clark, Carol E. Mayer, Barbara Perry, Todd D. Smith and E. Michael Whittington

    The collection was amassed by private collector Allan Chasanoff and showcases content-oriented ceramic artists from all over the country. This gift was one of the primary impetuses for the opening of the Mint Museum of Craft + Design. 2000 Mint Museum Publication.

    Hardcover | 8 x 8 inches 
    224 pages | 430 illustrations; 165 color 

    $15.00 | non-members #142
    $13.50 | members 

  • quilts

    American Quilt Classics 1800-1980 The Bresler Collection

    Kristen S. Watts and Merikay Waldvogel

    An outstanding collection of quilts donated by Fleur and Charles Bresler are featured in this catalogue. All 36 quilts are shown in full color and showcase the visual and historical impact of this world-class collection. Included are examples of crazy quilts, Amish quilts, chintz pictorial quilts and log cabin quilts. 2003 Mint Museum Publication.

    Harcover | 8 x 9 inches 
    84 pages | 53 color illustrations

    $19.95 | non-members #637
    $17.95 | members 

  • gift

    INAUGURAL GIFT: THE FOUNDER'S CIRCLE COLLECTION

    Mark Richard Leach, Glenn Adamson and Michael C. Monroe

    This catalogue documents contemporary works in the craft media donated to the Mint Museum of Craft + Design by the Founders' Circle members to commemorate the museum’s opening. Included are works in glass, ceramics, fiber, wood, and metal originating from numerous countries and the United States. 2000 Mint Museum Publication.

    Softcover | 9 x 10 inches 
    136 pages | 59 illustrations; 53 color 

    $15.00 | non-members #4615
    $13.50 | members 

  • mint

    EXPERIENCING ART AT THE MINT MUSEUM: A LOOK AT THE COLLECTION

    This Publication showcases the wide variety of art at the Mint and includes works from all major collections: American Art, Ceramics, Historic Costume, Ancient American, Contemporary Art and Craft. 2005 Mint Museum Publication.

    Softcover | 10 x 11 inches 
    128 pages | 227 illustrations; 217 color 

    $18.95 | non-members #1895
    $17.05 | members 

  • Lucero

    MICHAEL LUCERO SCULPTURE 1976-1955

    Mark Richard Leach, Barbara J. Bloemink and Lucy R. Lippard

    From his earliest work through his latest series, Michael Lucero fuses innovative sculpture with ceramics traditions, reworking European, Native American and ancient Maya forms. This publication centers on alternative concepts of originality and change as seen in nearly two decades of the artist’s glazed ceramics, bronze and mixed media sculptures. Includes an interview with Lucero. 1996

    Hardcover | 9 x 12 inches 
    159 pages | 122 illustrations; 63 color 

    $10.00 | non-members #715
    $9.00 | members 

  • NC

    North Carolina Pottery: The Collection of The Mint Museum

    Barbara Stone Perry

    This volume catalogues more than four hundred individual pieces in the museum’s collection and includes five essays by authorities in the field of ceramics, providing a visual and textual guide to a vibrant living craft. Illustrated with hundreds of color photographs, the catalogue includes descriptive entries on potters and their potteries. 2004 Mint Museum Publication.

    212 pages | 395 illustrations; 384 color
    9 x 12 inches

    $39.95 | non-members | Hardcover #1530
    $35.96 | members

    $24.95 | non-members | Softcover #1550
    $22.45 | members

  • wood

    TURNING WOOD INTO ART: MASTERWORKS FROM THE JANE AND ARTHUR MASON COLLECTION

    Suzanne Ramljak, Michael W. Monroe and Mark Richard Leach

    A sumptuously illustrated catalogue of the Jane and Arthur Mason collection of lathe-turned wooden objects, donated to the Mint Museum of Craft + Design. Comprising more than 125 works by 43 artists, the catalogue showcases bowls, vessels, and abstract sculptural pieces. 2000 Mint Museum Publication.

    244 pages | 137 illustrations; 121 color
    9 x 11 inches

    $25.00 | non-members | Hardcover #4938
    $22.50 | members

    $12.50 | non-members | Softcover #4939
    $11.25 | members

  • bearden

    RECOLLECTIONS OF CHARLOTTE'S OWN ROMARE BEARDEN

    Contains interviews about Charlotte-born collagist Romare Bearden from David C. Driskell, Herb Jackson, Laura Grosch, and Jerald L. Melberg. 2002

    Softcover | 8 x 10 inches 
    63 pages | 12 illustrations; 6 color 

    $10.00 | non-members #4098
    $9.00 | members 

  • new

    SPLENDORS OF THE NEW WORLD: SPANISH COLONIAL MASTERWORKS

    Charles L. Mo

    This publication includes essays on the Viceroyalty of Peru, 1544-1821, and the Cosec Circle of Andean Painting. Lavishly illustrated catalogue of paintings, furniture, silver and other decorative pieces. 1992 Mint Museum Publication.

    Softcover | 9 x 12 inches 
    104 pages | 94 illustrations; 36 color 

    $10.00 | non-members #726
    $9.00 | members 

  • ballgame

    THE SPORT OF LIFE AND DEATH: THE MESOAMERICAN BALLGAME

    E. Michael Whittington, editor

    Stunningly written, illustrated and produced. Essays by 11 authorities in the field, encompassing history, archeology, geography, traditions, symbolism, and more. 2001 Mint Museum Publication.

    Softcover | 9 x 11 inches 
    288 pages | 296 illustrations; 167 color 

    $25.00 | non-members #235
    $22.50 | members 

  • lazz

    VantagePoint V

    Robert Lazzarini: Seen/Unseen

    Carla M. Hanzal, Joanna Marsh and Ian Berry

    This catalogue introduces a nonpareil style of art in which Lazzarini shares his vision of common objects, transforming them into a unique visual experience. 2006 Mint Museum Publication.

    Softcover | 8 x 10.5 inches 
    48 pages | 18 illustrations; 8 color 

    $9.95 | non-members #444
    $8.96 | members 

  • Grice Collection

    PASSIONATE JOURNEY: THE GRICE COLLECTION OF NATIVE AMERICAN ART

    Dorie Reents-Budet

    The Collection of Native American Art given to the Mint Museum by Gretchen and Nelson Grice is handsomely presented in the catalogue. Stunning color photographs of the textiles, ceramics, and Mexican performance masks, with text and maps, make this a must-have. Mint Museum Publication.

    Softcover | 10 x 8 inches 
    168 pages | 624 illustrations

    $25.00 | non-members #755
    $22.50 | members 

  • FROM NEW YORK TO CORRYMORE:  ROBERT HENRI IN IRELAND

    FROM NEW YORK TO CORRYMORE: ROBERT HENRI IN IRELAND

    Jon Stuhlman

    This companion catalogue to the first exhibition to examine this iconic American artist's work focused on the Irish landscape and people, particularly children, created between the time of his first trip to Ireland in 1913 and his last trip there in 1928. Henri has long been celebrated as a pivotal figure in early 20th century American art due to his important work as a teacher and as the leader of The Eight. 2011 Mint Museum Publication.

    Softcover | 8.25 x 9.75 inches 
    143 pages | 81 illustrations; 60 color 

    $35.00 | non-members #3132
    $31.50 | members 

  • Romare Bearden: Southern Recollections

    Romare Bearden: Southern Recollections

    Carla Hanzal, Glenda Gilmore, Jae Emerling, Lesley King-Hammond, and Mary Lee Corlett

    This catalogue represents 90 works drawing on the Mint Museum and other public and private collections of Bearden’s work. As well as numerous stylistic influences, this volume focuses on how Bearden’s childhood in North Carolina served as a key source for inspiration for him throughout his life. 2011 Mint Museum Publication

    144 pages | 140 color illustrations
    9.5 x 12 inches

    $44.95 | non-members | Hardcover #3347
    $40.45 | members

    $35.00 | non-members | Softcover #3348
    $31.50 | member

  • HARD TRUTHS: THE ART OF THORNTON DIAL

    HARD TRUTHS: THE ART OF THORNTON DIAL

    David C. Driskell

    Celebrating Thorton Dial’s contributions to American art, this book surveys the career of one of our most original contemporary artists, whose epic work tackles the most compelling social and political issues of our time. This monograph includes reproductions of 70 of Dial’s large-scale paintings, drawings and found object sculptures spanning twenty years of his artistic career, while the detail photographs show the nuances of paint application and capture the depth of Dial’s assemblages. 2011

    Hardcover | 12.4 x 11.9 inches
    216 pages | 168 illustrations; 155 color

    $45.00 | non-members #4024
    $40.50 | members


  • THE WEIR FAMILY, 1820-1920: EXPANDING THE TRADITIONS OF AMERICAN ART

    THE WEIR FAMILY, 1820-1920: EXPANDING THE TRADITIONS OF AMERICAN ART

    Marian Wardle, Editor

    Much recent scholarship in American art history and cultural studies examines cross-cultural exchanges in the shaping of American art and culture. This lavishly illustrated volume contributes to this endeavor by exploring, through seven scholarly essays and more than 150 color and black-and-white images, how the transatlantic encounters of three of America’s most notable nineteenth- and early twentieth-century artists helped mold American art. Through letters, diaries, histories, and paintings, this book examines the lives of the American men and women of the Weir art dynasty and their explorations of the wider world- from the Hudson River Valley to London, Paris, and Rome. 2011

    Hardcover | 11.3 x 8.9 inches
    212 pages | 172 illustrations; 76 color

    $49.95 | non-members #4162
    $44.96 | members


  • SEEING THE WORLD WITHIN: CHARLES SELIGER IN THE 1940s

    SEEING THE WORLD WITHIN: CHARLES SELIGER IN THE 1940s

    Jonathan Stuhlman, Michelle Dubois

    This beautifully designed catalogue provides a glimpse into the first decade of Charles Seliger’s career; detailing his rapid evolution from talented teenager to mature professional- inspired by the imagery, inventive processes and creative freedom he found in Surrealism. Over 30 vibrant color plates illustrate approximately 35 of his best works from the 1940s. 2012 Mint Museum Publication

    Hardcover | 9.25 x 12.75 inches
    128 pages | 74 illustrations; 70 color

    $35.00 | non-members #3844
    $31.50 | members


  • DOUBLE SOLITAIRE: THE SURREAL WORLDS OF KAY SAGE AND YVES TANGUY

    DOUBLE SOLITAIRE: THE SURREAL WORLDS OF KAY SAGE AND YVES TANGUY

    Stephen Robeson Miller, Jonathan Stuhlman; Nancy Wallach, Editor

    This catalogue explores the exchange of ideas that informed the work of these important Surrealist artists during their 15 year relationship. It is the first exhibition of Surrealist art for the Mint Museum; the first major exhibition of Surrealism in the region; and the first anywhere to examine Sage and Tanguy’s work from this perspective. 2011

    Hardcover | 8.25 x 11.25 inches
    104 pages | 85 illustrations; 72 color

    $40.00 | non-members #3810
    $36.00 | members