Recent Acquisitions

Art books


About the tea ceremony: a viewpoint on contemporary kōgei (studio crafts), Gift of Gordon Brodfuehrer


Art for Rollins: the Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art, vol. II, Gift of Gordon Brodfuehrer


Belles! Belles! Belles!: les femmes de Niki de Saint Phalle, Gift of Niki Charitable Art Foundation


Niki de Saint Phalle: my art, my dreams, Gift of Niki Charitable Art Foundation


Seeing nature: landscape masterworks from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, Gift of Gordon Brodfuehrer


Jenny Holzer, David Breslin, Gift of Lynda Forsha


A face to the world: on self-portraits, Laura Cumming, Gift of Nora Sargent


Cowboys Stadium: architecture, art, entertainment in the twenty-first century, David Dillon, Gift of Lynda Forsha


Bauhaus, 1919-1933, Magdalena Droste


Les femmes du Maroc, Lalla Essaydi


Persian ceramics: from the collections of the Asian Art Museum, Aimée Froom, Gift of Gordon Brodfuehrer


David's sling: a history of democracy in ten works of art, Victoria C. Gardner Coates, Gift of Nora Sargent


Painters of the Northwest: impressionism to modernism, 1900-1930, John Impert, Gift of Ann Craig


Sargent's women: four lives behind the canvas, Donna M. Lucey, Gift of Nora Sargent


Niki de Saint Phalle, Christiane Weidemann, Gift of Niki Charitable Art Foundation


Artists' books


Whereas, we declare


Performance 1, Dan Graham


Date paintings 1981-1983, On Kawara


Unstoppable decay, vol. 1, Janalyn Kidd, Gift of John Wilson


Letters from Wittgenstein, abridged in Ghent, Joseph Kosuth


Brushstrokes: horizontal and vertical, Sol LeWitt, Underwritten by Garna Muller


Opening day, Colleen Mullins


Standart, 1971-73, A.R. Penck


Ladenhüter, Dieter Roth


Double Americanisms, Ed Ruscha, Gift of Ed Ruscha


Traces: an autobiography: remembering 1930-1949, Niki de Saint-Phalle, Gift of Niki Charitable Art Foundation


Topographie anécdotée* du hasard, Daniel Spoerri


Dress code strictly enforced, Tona Wilson


Reading closed books, Sam Winston


Music books


Sophisticated giant: the life and legacy of Dexter Gordon, Maxine Gordon


Reference books


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Special Collection


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Young People


When angels sing: the story of rock legend Carlos Santana, Michael Mahin, Underwritten by the Wescoe Family Children's Book Fund




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Music Scores


Three improvisations for piano (left hand), Frank Bridge


Exeunt omnes, Ferruccio Busoni


Sonatine pour le piano, Maurice Ravel


Symphony of psalms: for mixed chorus and orchestra; reduction for voice and piano, Igor Stravinsky


Compact discs


Liszt vs. Thalberg, Gift of Christopher Beach


Melodramen von Liszt, Strauss und Nietzsche, Gift of Christopher Beach


Lebroba, Andrew Cyrille


Symphony no. 7, op. 113; Symphony no. 8, op. 124, Malcolm Arnold


Partitas no. 1, 2, & 3, Johann Sebastian Bach, Gift of Ilya Yakushev


Count Basie swings, Joe Williams sings, Count Basie


Battalia, Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Gift of Christopher Beach


Orgy in rhythm, volumes one & two, Art Blakey, Gift of Lee McCracken


Dominant curve, Brooklyn Rider, Gift of Gordon Brodfuehrer


75th birthday bash live!, Kenny Burrell


First flight, Donald Byrd


Dark flame, Uri Caine


Fine and mellow, Topsy Chapman, Gift of Christopher Beach


Concerto in sol per 2 flauti e orchestra; Concerto in si bemolle per clavicembalo e orchestra, Domenico Cimarosa, Gift of Christopher Beach


Nat King Cole at the Sands, Nat King Cole, Gift of Lee McCracken


D'Agala, Sylvie Courvoisier


The Nöel Coward songbook, Noel Coward, Gift of Christopher Beach


Endangered species, Alvin Curran


Live around the world, Miles Davis


La Habana-Rio-conexión, Paquito D'Rivera, Gift of Barry Levine


Live art, Béla Fleck


Sono Miho, Eugene Friesen


Piano music, Leopold Godowsky, Gift of Christopher Beach


Saul, George Frideric Handel


The terror end of beauty, Harriet Tubman


Coleman Hawkins encounters Ben Webster, Coleman Hawkins


Missa S. Cæciliæ, Joseph Haydn, Gift of Christopher Beach


La Fenice, Keith Jarrett


All can work, John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble


Chicago: original cast recording, John Kander, Gift of Christopher Beach


Atmospheres transparent/opaque, Catherine Lamb


Life, Igor Levit


Violin music, Jacques Loussier


Universal beings, Makaya McCraven


Songs and structures, Harold Meltzer


Catalogue d'oiseaux, Olivier Messiaen


Blues for Memo, David Murray


The other side of air, Myra Melford's Snowy Egret


Andersen; From tale to tale: ballet suites, Oskar Nedbal


Messe in D, Otto Nicolai, Gift of Christopher Beach


He(a)r, Nordic Affect


Jazz at the Philharmonic 1949, Charlie Parker


Hello Herbie, Oscar Peterson


A flute and piano tribute, Astor Piazzolla


Opera arias, Nicola Porpora


Symphony no. 5, op. 100; Dreams, op. 6, Sergey Prokofiev


The four seasons, Max Richter, Gift of Christopher Beach


The window, Cécile McLorin Salvant


Das Buch mit der sieben Siegeln, Franz Schmidt


The complete works for violin and piano, Franz Schubert


Songs for male chorus, Franz Schubert, Gift of Christopher Beach


Frage, Robert Schumann


Emanon, Wayne Shorter


Softly as a summer breeze, Jimmy Smith


Ein Heldenleben, Richard Strauss, Gift of Christopher Beach


Three pieces in polytempic polymicrotonality, Peter Thoegersen


Dirt…and more dirt, Henry Threadgill


Oakland zone, Tower of Power, Gift of Lee McCracken


Complete piano sonatas, Carl Maria von Weber, Gift of Christopher Beach



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Isle of dogs, Wes Anderson


Start abstract painting today!, Robert Burridge


A star is born, Bradley Cooper


Green book, Peter Farrelly


Can you ever forgive me?, Marielle Heller


Shoplifters, Hirokazu Koreeda


The favourite, Yorgos Lanthimos


Hidden figures, Theodore Melfi


The passionate painter in Antwerp: Alvaro Castagnet, Anthony Parker


The wife, Björn Runge


At eternity's gate, Julian Schnabel


Bohemian rhapsody, Bryan Singer


Final portrait, Stanley Tucci