Recent Acquisitions

Art books


Andy Goldsworthy: projects


The hidden history of American fashion: rediscovering 20th-century women designers


Hockney on "art": conversations with Paul Joyce, Gift of Thalia Driessen


Painted in Mexico, 1700-1790: Pinxit Mexici


Tell me something good: artist interviews from The Brooklyn rail, Gift of Alison Neeley


Homegrown, Julie Blackmon, Gift of Alison Neeley


Flash: the making of Weegee the Famous, Christopher Bonanos


Anders Zorn: Sweden's master painter, Johan Cederlund, Gift of Denise Palmer


F. Holland Day: suffering the ideal, James Crump, Gift of Alison Neeley


Anish Kapoor: Ascension, Marcello Dantas, Gift of Tasende Gallery


Victor Horta: the architect of art nouveau, David Dernie, Underwritten by the Maury Novak Architectural Book Fund


Gustave Caillebotte, Anne-Birgitte Fonsmark, Gift of Pamela Dekema


Modernists & mavericks: Bacon, Freud, Hockney & the London painters, Martin Gayford


Postmodern design complete, Judith Gura


Po Shun Leong: making art boxes, Tony Lydgate


Sorolla: the masterworks, Blanca Pons-Sorolla, Gift of Denise Palmer


Artists and their books: books and their artists, Marcia Reed


Owens, Laura, Scott Rothkopf


Fantastic art, Walter Schurian


Artists' books


Black folio, Gift of Larry McGilvery


Some facts about fear, Roberta Allen


Boundaries, Richard Blanco


100,000 minutes, James Lee Byars


Portraits, Lynn Criswell, Gift of Lynn Criswell


6 Manuskripte "69", Hanne Darboven


Wildflowers, Sarah Horowitz


Allen Ruppersberg sourcebook, Allen Ruppersberg


Lucretius and other sonnets, Claire Van Vliet


Objekte, benutzen, Franz Erhard Walther


Music books


Verdi: the man revealed, John Suchet


Reference books


There are no new acquisitions at this time.


Special Collection


George Herms: the secret archives


Joseph Cornell's Manual of marvels: how Joseph Cornell reinvented a French agricultural manual to create an American masterpiece


City lights and other stories: a collection of short works for piano, Christopher Adler, Gift of Christopher Adler


Zaum box: solos for speaking percussionist, Christopher Adler, Gift of Christopher Adler


Exótica: ensemble and computer generated sounds, Juan Campoverde Q.


The blind man (facsimile edition 2017), Marcel Duchamp


Finding Winnie: the true story of the world's most famous bear, Lindsay Mattick


The adventures of Beekle: the unimaginary friend, Dan Santat


A sick day for Amos McGee, Philip C. Stead


Young People


Yayoi Kusama: from here to infinity, Sarah Suzuki




There are no new acquisitions at this time.


Music Scores


There are no new acquisitions at this time.


Compact discs


British light music. Discoveries 3


Karel Ančerl presents


Vienna première


Six symphonies, opus 7, Karl Friedrich Abel


Sussex overture; Beckus the dandipratt; The smoke; The fair field, Malcolm Arnold


Bach, Johann Sebastian Bach


The Beatles anthology 3, Beatles


Erna Berger, Erna Berger


Queen of Golconda: overture; Piano concerto in D, Franz Berwald


String quintets & cello sonatas, Luigi Boccherini, Gift of Robert Mrozinski


String quintet in F major, Anton Bruckner


Both directions at once: the lost album, John Coltrane


Susannah, Carlisle Floyd


The kairn of Koridwen, Charles Tomlinson Griffes


Imeneo, George Frideric Handel


Symphonies nos. 1-6, Hans Werner Henze


Sonatas, Lejaren Hiller


You won't forget me, Shirley Horn, Gift of Lee McCracken


The best of Thelma Houston, Thelma Houston


The Quincy Jones Big Band: Lausanne 1960, Quincy Jones, Gift of Lee McCracken


Cornucopia, Stanley Jordan, Gift of Lee McCracken


Die Herzogin von Chicago, Emmerich Kálmán


Cakewalk ballet, Hershy Kay


Feel what u feel, Lisa Loeb


Songs from The collected works of Billy the Kid, Des McAnuff


Carmen McRae sings great American songwriters, Carmen McRae


Saint François d'Assise, Olivier Messiaen


Live at the It Club: complete, Thelonious Monk, Gift of Lee McCracken


Antigonae, Carl Orff


Bird at St. Nick's, Charlie Parker, Gift of Lee McCracken


Still, James Romig


Elisabetta, regina d'Inghilterra, Gioacchino Rossini


Symphony no. 2 in E flat major, Franz Schmidt


Psaume 47; La tragédie de Salomé, Florent Schmitt


Nine-minute overture; Symphony for classical orchestra, Harold Shapero


The piano music of Rodion Shchedrin, Rodion Shchedrin


Ballet suite 1, 2, 3, Dmitri Shostakovich


Film music from Michurin, The Fall of Berlin, Golden Mountains, Dmitri Shostakovich


The tempest, op. 109, Jean Sibelius


Blowin' the blues away, Horace Silver, Gift of Lee McCracken


Dalibor, Bedřich Smetana


Fantasien und Fragmente aus Opern, Richard Strauss


Piano quintet, op. 30, Sergei Taneev


Incidental music from Hamlet; Almaviva's couplets from The barber of Seville; Overture from The snow maiden, Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky


Harmonium, James Tenney


Symphonies nos. 3 "Pastoral" and 6, Ralph Vaughan Williams


Das Liebesverbot, Richard Wagner


Portsmouth Point overture; Symphony no. 1, William Walton


2 orchestra pieces, Christian Wolff


I quatro rusteghi, Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari


Astor & Elis, Phil Woods, Gift of Lee McCracken


The band's visit: original Broadway cast recording, David Yazbek


Symphony no. 1; Prologue and variations; Celebration, Ellen Taafe Zwilich



There are no new acquisitions at this time.



Following the Ninth: in the footsteps of Beethoven's final symphony, Kerry Candaele


Intolerable cruelty, Joel Coen, Gift of Joseph Gielata


Legend of the holy drinker, Ermanno Olmi


Chasing Trane: the John Coltrane documentary, John Scheinfeld


The homeless chorus speaks, Susan Polis Schutz