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      •  Halston and Warhol: Silver and Suede

        Halston and Warhol: Silver and Suede

        Halston & Warhol: Silver & Suede complements a groundbreaking exhibition of clothes and accessories by Halston, art by Warhol, and photographs and ephemera that document the connections between the two men against the social backdrop of 1970s New York

        Hardcover | 10 x 12.5 inches 
        239 pages 

        $50 |Item #6090

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    •  Beyond Craft: Decorative Arts from the Leatrice S. and Melvin B. Eagle Collection

      Beyond Craft: Decorative Arts from the Leatrice S. and Melvin B. Eagle Collection

      This catalogue highlights important studio objects made from the mid-1960s to the 2000s, with a special focus on the 1960s-1980s, the collection’s great strength. The Eagles, who are original members of the Mint affiliate The Founders’ Circle, collected selectively in other decorative arts media, homing in on artists who established studio craft as a relevant and dynamic art form. Beyond Craft includes approximately 80-90 objects by 50 artists and includes ceramics, fiber art, studio furniture, glass, jewelry, and works on paper.

      Soft Cover | 8.5 x 11 inches 
      160 pages 

      $40 | non-members #5879
      $36 | members 

 

    •  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