Compiled by Victoria Chase
Award-winning photographer Christian Vizl deftly manipulates light and shadow to capture ethereal images of sea creatures in their natural habitats.
Christian Vizl— Silent Kingdom: A World Beneath the Waves—hardcover, 224 pages, Earth Aware Editions
From prewar gelatin silver prints to 21st-century digital images, this book showcases candid and provocative snapshots taken around the world by the biggest names in street photography.
David Gibson— Street Photography: A History in 100 Iconic Photographs—hardcover, 208 pages, Prestel Publishing
Fifty of the most acclaimed artists working today discuss the artworks that spark their creativity, from a Rembrandt self-portrait, to a 21st-century socialprotest drawing.
Jori Finkel—It Speaks to Me: Art That Inspires Artists— hardcover, 160 pages, Prestel Publishing
This book celebrates the paintings of American minimalist artist Donald Judd created between 1959-1961, accompanied by texts penned by renowned art historians and critics.
Alex Gartenfeld, Flavin Judd, Kirsten Swenson and Alex Kitnick— Donald Judd: Paintings— hardcover, 136 pages, Prestel Publishing
Photographer Bill Cunningham captured street style for the New York Times from 1978 (before it was even a "thing") until his death in 2016. Published by the Times and scheduled to be released in September, this book will be an oversized collection of Cunningham's photography, including previously unpublished work, along with essays by his muses and frequent subjects.
New York Times—Bill Cunningham: On the Street—hardcover, 336 pages
Ken Regan's lifelong love affair with the sport of boxing began when he photographed Muhammad Ali's first fight in 1964. This book is a compilation of forty years of indelible images, complemented by Regan's firsthand accounts of his life as a boxing photographer.
Ken Regan— Knockout: The Art of Boxing—hardcover, 338 pages, Insight Editions
Located in coastal Maine, Bowdoin College has been acquiring art since 1811, and now boasts some 24,000 works in its collection. This book looks at art history through the lens of liberal arts using key pieces from Bowdoin's diverse collection.
Joachim Homann—Art Purposes: Object Lessons for the Liberal Arts—hardcover, 224 pages, Prestel Publishing
This narrative and visually beguiling art book is the work of Someoddpilot, a Chicago design studio that started as an indie record label in 1999. The studio also produces a regular art zine and runs an art gallery called Public Works, which hosts outsider art from around the world. Going back to their artistic roots, this book highlights the entirety of studio's creative handiwork.
Someoddpilot & Chris Eichenseer (photographer)—Space Becomes You: A Mythology—hardcover, 228 pages, Trope Publishing Co.
Inspired by the body-painting traditions of indigenous peoples around the world, photographer and painter Art Wolfe transforms skin into an abstract landscape.
Art Wolfe—Human Canvas—hardcover, 204 pages, Earth Aware Editions