Recent Acquisitions

Art books


Hilma af Klint: notes and methods, Gift of Christine Burgin


Monique Van Genderen, Gift of Leanne MacDougall


Niki de Saint Phalle, 1930-2002, Gift of Niki Charitable Art Foundation


Niki de Saint Phalle and the Tarot Garden, Gift of Niki Charitable Art Foundation


Niki de Saint Phalle: en joue!: assemblages & tirs, 1958-1964, Gift of Niki Charitable Art Foundation


Niki de Saint Phalle: outside-in, Gift of Niki Charitable Art Foundation


Regen Projects 25, Gift of Lynda Forsha


Rita Ackermann, Gift of Lynda Forsha


Voces visuales de México=Visual voices of Mexico


Chaos, Tauba Auerbach


Being born, Ingrid Calame, Gift of Lynda Forsha


Seen/unseen: embracing natural home design in Bali, Alejandra Cisneros, Gift of Alejandra Cisneros


Thrust weight drag lift, Lael Corbin, Gift of Lael Corbin


The art of Robert Cremean: an encyclopedic view, Robert De La Vergne


The incomplete writings of Mark Dion: selected interviews, fragments, and miscellany, Mark Dion


Latitudine longitudine=Latitude longitude, 2001-2016, Diego Esposito, Gift of Diego Esposito


Scale di colore suono del tempo, Diego Esposito, Gift of Diego Esposito


Michalis Pichler, Annette Gilbert


Landprints: the landscape designs of Bernard Trainor, Susan Heeger, Gift of Carol Buckley


Dust paintings, Jenny Holzer, Gift of Lynda Forsha


Not nothing: selected writings by Ray Johnson, 1954-1994, Ray Johnson


The Kelemen journals: incidents of discovery of art in the Americas, 1932-1964, Pál Kelemen


Andrew Wyeth: memory & magic, Anne Classen Knutson


The man in the Glass House: Philip Johnson, architect of the modern century, Mark Lamster, Underwritten by the Maury Novak Architectural Book Fund


Paintings from The land of sunlight : presented to The Wednesday Club of San Diego, November 28, 2018, James Lightner, Gift of James Lightner


Niki de Saint Phalle: here everything is possible, Kyla McDonald, Gift of Niki Charitable Art Foundation


Gorey's worlds, Erin Monroe, Gift of Garna Muller


Niki de Saint Phalle, Camille Morineau, Gift of Niki Charitable Art Foundation


Chalk: the art and erasure of Cy Twombly, Joshua Rivkin


Israel: 70 years of craft & design, Smadar Samson, Gift of Smadar Samson


Cabana anthology, Martina Mondadori Sartogo


Niki de Saint Phalle & Jean Tinguely posters, Isabel Siben, Gift of Niki Charitable Art Foundation


Exploring form: John Edward Svenson, an American sculptor, David Svenson


Women garden designers: 1900 to the present, Kristina Taylor, Gift of Carol Buckley


Artists' books


VH 101: revue trimestrielle


FAX, João Ribas


Les capes, Matali Crasset


Front pages with pictures of women: the New York Times, Laura Fields


Punta del burro, Jon Gregg


Variable piece 4: Secrets, Douglas Huebler


You who read me with passion now must forever be my friends, Dorothy Iannone


Instamatic clouds, Rod Kennedy


Cercles & lignes, Sol LeWitt


Old world new world, Richard Long


Stone water miles, Richard Long


Security, Josh MacPhee


Integuments, Martin Maloney


New York garbage flag profile, Michalis Pichler


Practice makes printmakers: a manifesto, Richard Roberts


Dear memory, Scripps College Press


The shepheardes calender by Edmund Spenser, Cy Twombly, Gift of Tom Vazakas


To be all ways to be, Herman de Vries


Music books


Celebrating CAMA's centennial: bringing the world's finest classical music to Santa Barbara, Hattie Beresford


Schumann: the faces and the masks, Judith Chernaik


Reference books


There are no new acquisitions at this time.


Special Collection


There are no new acquisitions at this time.


Young People


A history of pictures for children: from cave paintings to computer drawings, David Hockney, Underwritten by the Wescoe Family Children's Book Fund


Niki's world, Ulrich Kempel, Gift of Niki Charitable Art Foundation


Struttin' with some barbecue: Lil Hardin Armstrong becomes the first lady of jazz, Patricia Hruby Powell, Underwritten by the Wescoe Family Children's Book Fund


Brick: who found herself in architecture, Joshua David Stein, Underwritten by the Wescoe Family Children's Book Fund




There are no new acquisitions at this time.


Music Scores


There are no new acquisitions at this time.


Compact discs


Antigoni Goni


Blues dialogues: music by black composers


Cuba: contradanzas & danzones, Gift of Barry Levine


Paris jam session


Rule Britannia


Verbum caro factum est: a Christmas greeting


We love Ella: celebrating the first lady of song


Doctor Atomic: opera in two acts, John Adams


Origami harvest, Ambrose Akinmusire


Aequa, Anna Thorvaldsdottir


Film music, Malcolm Arnold


Concentric circles, Kenny Barron


Symphony no. 3: Eroica, Ludwig van Beethoven


Symphony no. 2 “The Age of Anxiety", Leonard Bernstein


Black sand, Bill O'Connell Latin Jazz Project, Gift of Barry Levine


Three blind mice, vol. 1, Art Blakey, Gift of Barry Levine


Time is of the essence, Michael Brecker, Gift of Barry Levine


Our Mister Brooks, Cecil Brooks III, Gift of Barry Levine


Midnight blue, Kenny Burrell


Shine, Lisa Cella, Gift of Lisa Cella


Power play, Billy Cobham, Gift of Barry Levine


Requiem; A mass of life, Frederick Delius


Six symphonies after Ovid's Metamorphoses, Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf


The sixth sense, Don Pullen Quintet, Gift of Barry Levine


Duke Ellington at the Alhambra, Duke Ellington


Cabo Verde, Cesaria Evora


El sombrero de tres picos; El amor brujo; Noches en los jardines de España, Manuel de Falla


Intégrale de l'œuvre pour piano, volume 1, Gabriel Fauré


Hush, Nora Fischer


Symphony no. 11, Philip Glass


The red poppy: complete ballet, Reinhold Glière


Orchestral works, Carl Goldmark


Doin' allright, Dexter Gordon


Stéphane Grappelli meets Barney Kessel, Stéphane Grappelli, Gift of Barry Levine


Konzertante Musik mit Viola da gamba, Johann Gottlieb Graun, Gift of Harry Crosby


Medianoche, Don Grolnick, Gift of Barry Levine


Jews and the abstract truth, Hasidic New Wave, Gift of Barry Levine


String quartets op. 71, Joseph Haydn, Gift of Maxwell Quartet


Soul Street, Holmes Brothers


Jacques Loussier Trio plays Debussy, Jacques Loussier Trio, Gift of Barry Levine


Paris concert, Keith Jarrett


Live at Birdland, II, Jimmy Bruno Trio, Gift of Barry Levine


I know I dream: the orchestral sessions, Stacey Kent


Let yourself go: celebrating Fred Astaire, Stacey Kent


The peanut vendor, Stan Kenton, Gift of Barry Levine


Gayane suites nos. 1-3, Aram Khachaturian


Roland Kirk (Jazz masters), Roland Kirk, Gift of Barry Levine


Have yourself a merry cello Christmas, James Kreger


Nuevo, Kronos Quartet


Contemporary chaos practices, Ingrid Laubrock


Neruda songs, Peter Lieberson


Aura; Engine, Magnus Lindberg


Out of the blue, Didier Lockwood, Gift of Barry Levine


Of gods and demons, George London


Symphonica, Joe Lovano, Gift of Barry Levine


Polka, Wojtek Mazolewski


Gettin' to it, Christian McBride


A time Les Christmas, Les McCann


Science fair, Allison Miller


Live in Baltimore 1968, Lee Morgan & Clifford Jordan


Horn concertos, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


5th gear, Rob Mullins


Live in South Africa, Andy Narell, Gift of Barry Levine


Don't look back, Nat Adderley Septet, Gift of Barry Levine


The fiddle concerto, Mark O'Connor


Anita O'Day swings Cole Porter, Anita O'Day


Piano quintet suite, Junko Onishi, Gift of Barry Levine


The sun of Latin music, Eddie Palmieri, Gift of Barry Levine


Illuminations, Nicholas Phan


Concerti per il cembalo obligato, Giovanni Benedetto Platti, Gift of Harry Crosby


Aurora, Jean-Luc Ponty, Gift of Barry Levine


Blues people, Logan Richardson


Deep song, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Gift of Barry Levine


Let's sail away, Jeff Rupert & Veronica Swift


Melaza, David Sanchez, Gift of Barry Levine


El conguero, Poncho Sanchez, Gift of Barry Levine


Swingin', Arturo Sandoval, Gift of Barry Levine


Klavierquintett G-Dur; Klarinettenquintett B-Dur, Franz Schmidt


Symphony no. 3, Franz Schmidt


Radio waves, Rob Schneiderman, Gift of Barry Levine


Overtures, preludes, Franz Schreker


Soné ka-la, Jacques Schwarz-Bart, Gift of Barry Levine


Favorite things: solo piano, George Shearing


Symphonies nos. 4 & 11, Dmitri Shostakovich


The book of longing, Luciana Souza


Point of view, Spyro Gyra, Gift of Barry Levine


Klavierstücke I-XI, Karlheinz Stockhausen


The futuristic sounds of Sun Ra, Sun Ra, Gift of Barry Levine


Piano quartet op. 20, Sergei Taneev


Life of, Steve Tibbetts


13th house, McCoy Tyner


Tenebrae responsories, Tomás Luis de Victoria


Johann Sebastian Bach, Víkingur Ólafsson


Freebird, Walking Distance



There are no new acquisitions at this time.



The miseducation of Cameron Post, Desiree Akhavan


The women, George Cukor


I, Tonya, Craig Gillespie


Deathtrap, Sidney Lumet


Manon Lescaut, Giacomo Puccini


Knowledge is the beginning; The Ramallah concert, Paul Smaczny


Colette, Wash Westmoreland


Darkest hour, Joe Wright