Events
  • In conjunction with the current exhibition Patterns Bigger Than Any of Us: Jesse Fleming / Pat O'Neill in Ben Maltz Gallery, May 7 - August 12, 2017.

    In Conversation: Jesse Fleming and Pat O'Neill, moderated by LA-based idependent curator and historian Ciara Moloney

     

    Jesse Fleming (b. 1977) is part of an emerging group of artists and technologists that examine the convergence of media art and mindfulness. Recent solo exhibitions were held at Five Car Garage; 356 Mission; and Night Gallery, all in Los Angeles, CA; and the University of Texas in Austin, TX.

    Pat O’Neill’s (b. 1939) artistic and filmmaking career spans over 50 years, and he is highly-regarded for his experiments with film and optical printing. Recent solo exhibitions were held at Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive in Berkeley, CA; Monitor in Rome, Italy; VeneKlasen/Werner in Berlin, Germany; Quinta do Quetzal in Vidigueira, Portugal; Mitchell-Innes & Nash in New York, NY; and Cherry and Martin in Los Angeles, CA.

    Ciara Moloney is an independent curator, editor, and writer based in Los Angeles. She was formerly Curator of Exhibitions and Projects at Modern Art Oxford where she curated exhibitions by Barbara Kruger, Josh Kline, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Christian Boltanski and Kiki Kogelnik.

  • Amelia Gray is the author of the short story collections AM/PM, Museum of the Weird, and Gutshot, as well as the novels Threats and, most recently, Isadora, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Her fiction and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Tin House, and VICE. She is winner of the New York Public Library Young Lions Award, of FC2's Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prize, and a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. 

  • Luis J. Rodriguez was Los Angeles Poet Laureate from 2014-2016. The twenty-fifth edition of his first book, Poems Across the Pavement, won a 2015 Paterson Award for Sustained Literary Achievement. He has written fourteen other books of poetry, children’s literature, fiction, and nonfiction, including the best-selling memoir Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. Rodriguez is also founding editor of Tia Chucha Press and co-founder of Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural & Bookstore in the San Fernando Valley. In 2016 Tia Chucha Press produced the largest anthology of L.A.-area poets, Coiled Serpent: Poets Arising from the Cultural Quakes & Shifts of Los Angeles. Rodriguez’s last memoir It Calls You Back: An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award. His latest poetry collection Borrowed Bones appeared in 2016 from Curbstone Books/Northwestern University Press.

  • Raised in Philadelphia, with roots in South Africa and Trinidad, Zinzi Clemmons’ writing has appeared in Zoetrope: All-Story, Transition, The Paris Review Daily, and elsewhere. She has received fellowships and support from the MacDowell Colony, Bread Loaf, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Kimbilio Center for African American Fiction. She is co-founder and former Publisher of Apogee Journal, and a Contributing Editor to LitHub. She teaches literature and creative writing at the Colburn Conservatory and Occidental College. Her debut novel, What We Lose, as well as a second title, are forthcoming from Viking.

  • Louise Sandhaus is a graphic designer and graphic design educator. She was previously Director of the Graphic Design Program at CalArts where she currently is faculty. Her recent book on California graphic design, Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires and Riots: California and Graphic Design 1936-1986, co-published by Metropolis Books and Thames & Hudson, has received laudatory reviews from The New York Times, The Guardian, Eye, and Creative Review. The book received the Palm d’Argent for best art book at FILAF (International Festival of Art Books and Films on Art).

  • Photo Credit: Jesse Pniak

     

    F. Douglas Brown received the 2013 Cave Canem Poetry Prize (selected by Tracy K. Smith) for Zero to Three, published by the University of Georgia. He also co-authored the chapbook Begotten with Geffrey Davis as part of Upper Rubber Boot Book's Floodgate Poetry Series. Both a past Cave Canem and Kundiman Fellow, his poems have appeared in the Academy of American Poets, The Virginia Quarterly, Bat City Review, The Chicago Quarterly Review, The Southern Humanities Review, The Sugar House Review, Cura Magazine, and Muzzle Magazine. He is co-founder and curator of un::fade::able - The Requiem for Sandra Bland, a quarterly reading series examining restorative justice through poetry as a means to address racism. Brown currently teaches English at Loyola High School in Los Angeles.

  • Emily Raboteau’s nonfiction work Searching for Zion was named a best book of 2013 by the Huffington Post and the San Francisco Chronicle, and was a finalist for the Hurston Wright Legacy Award, grand prize winner of the New York Book Festival, and a winner of a 2014 American Book Award. She is the author of a novel, The Professor’s Daughter, and her fiction and essays have been published and anthologized in Best American Short Stories, the New York Times, The New Yorker, Tin House, Buzzfeed, LitHub, The Guardian, Guernica, Virginia Quarterly, The Believer, and Salon. Other honors include a Pushcart Prize, the Chicago Tribune’s Nelson Algren Award, and fellowships from the NEA, the Lannan Foundation, and the MacDowell Colony. Raboteau teaches creative writing at City College in New York.

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New Books List

 

This is a list of books added to the Otis Library in the last month, and is updated nightly. To change the order in which the books appear, click on a heading to sort by that field.


Date Added Title Call Number Location Item Type Item#
5/19/17 Isa Genzken : Wolfgang-Hahn-Preis 2002. N6888 G46 A4 2002 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70124
5/19/17 Beautiful gorgeous Mary / Daniel Mellis. N7433.4 M448 B428 2009 Special Collections Special Collections 70127
5/19/17 Rod Penner. ND237 P425 A4 2017 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70125
5/19/17 Golden state / curated by Drew Sawyer. TR646 U6 N44 2017 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70123
5/17/17 Paths to the absolute : Kandinsky, Malevich, Mondrian, Newman, Pollock, Rothko, Still / Di Donna ; [introduction, Emmanuel Di Donna]. N6494 M64 P38 2016 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70113
5/17/17 Julian Schnabel : new plate paintings. N6537 S355 A4 2017 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70115
5/17/17 Arne Quinze : reclaiming cities = se reapproprier les villes / texts, Francois Fornieri [and five others]. N6973 Q57 A4 2016 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70109
5/17/17 Robert A.M. Stern, 1965-1980 : toward a modern architecture after modernism / edited by Peter Arnell and Ted Bickford. NA737 S64 A4 1981 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70119
5/17/17 Keith Sonnier : Ebo River and early works / [interview by Richard Shiff]. NB237 S5764 A4 2016 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70110
5/17/17 The spectacular sisterhood of superwomen : awesome female characters from comic book history / Hope Nicholson. NC1764 N53 2017 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70117
5/17/17 Lowriders to the center of the Earth / by Cathy Camper ; illustrated by Raul the Third. NC1764.7 R38 L68 2016 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70118
5/17/17 My special angels : the two noble scribes / Razana Noor ; illustrated by Omar Burgess. NC965 B866 M9 2016 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70121
5/17/17 Door to life / Pacita Abad ; [text, James Bennett ; design Le Bo Ye ; edited Jack Garrity]. ND1029 A22 D66 1999 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70107
5/17/17 Kenneth Noland : into the cool / text by William C. Agee. ND237 N57 A4 2017 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70114
5/17/17 Josef Albers : midnight and noon. ND588 A34 A4 2016 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70111
5/17/17 Chinese snuff bottles : the White Wings collection / by Robert Kleiner. NK9507 K64 1998 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70120
5/17/17 Infinite record : archive, memory, performance / edited by Maria Magdalena Schwaegermann and Karmenlara Ely. PN1584 I67 2016 Special Collections Special Collections 70122
5/17/17 Gotthard Schuh : a kind of Infatuation / texts by Peter Pfrunder, Gilles Mora, Martin Gasser ; edited by Peter Pfrunder in collaboration with Gilles Mora. TR647 S39 2009 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70116
5/15/17 A house in time : a short fiction / by Tina M. PS3525 A413 H68 2017 Special Collections Special Collections 70105
5/9/17 Waiting / Sydney Langley. OLP N7433.4 L34 W34 2016 Special Collections Special Collections 69850
5/8/17 Re-envisioning the contemporary art canon : perspectives in a global world / edited by Ruth E. Iskin. N72 G55 R48 2017 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 71378
5/8/17 Barefoot Gen. 1, A cartoon story of Hiroshima / Keiji Nakazawa ; translated by Project Gen. NC1764.9 N33 B37 2016 Vol. 1 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70101
5/8/17 Barefoot Gen. 2, The day after / Keiji Nakazawa ; translated by Project Gen. NC1764.9 N33 B37 2016 Vol. 2 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70102
5/8/17 Barefoot Gen. 3, Life after the bomb / Keiji Nakazawa ; translated by Project Gen. NC1764.9 N33 B37 2016 Vol. 3 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70103
5/8/17 Barefoot Gen. 4, Out of the ashes / Keiji Nakazawa ; translated by Project Gen. NC1764.9 N33 B37 2016 Vol. 4 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70104
5/8/17 Mooncakes / Loretta Seto ; illustrated by Renne Benoit. NC965 B456 M66 2013 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70099
5/8/17 Freedom in Congo Square / by Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by R. Gregory Christie. NC965 C575 F73 2016 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 71380
5/8/17 Du iz tak? / Carson Ellis. NC965 E454 D8 2016 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 71388
5/8/17 Little you / Richard Van Camp ; illustrated by Julie Flett. NC965 F574 L58 2013 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 71379
5/8/17 Malcolm Little : the boy who grew up to become Malcolm X / Ilyasah Shabazz ; illustrated by AG Ford. NC965 F673 M34 2013 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70094
5/8/17 Deep in the Sahara / written by Kelly Cunnane ; illustrated by Hoda Hadadi. NC965 H336 D43 2013 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70097
5/8/17 The green frogs : a Korean folktale / retold by Yumi Heo. NC965 H469 G73 1996 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 71382
5/8/17 We are growing! / by Laurie Keller. NC965 K433 W4 2016 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70098
5/8/17 Tikki Tikki Tembo / retold by Arlene Mosel ; illustrated by Blair Lent. NC965 L463 T54 2007 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70100
5/8/17 Juana & Lucas / Juana Medina. NC965 M424 J83 2016 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70095
5/8/17 The race for the Chinese zodiac / Gabrielle Wang ; illustrated by Sally Rippin. NC965 R47 R32 2013 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 70096
5/8/17 Radiant child : the story of young artist Jean-Michel Basquiat / Javaka Steptoe. NC965 S78 R32 2016 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 71387
5/8/17 Malala Yousafzai : warrior with words / by Karen Leggett Abouraya ; illustrations by L.C. Wheatley. NC965 W52 M34 2014 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 71381
5/8/17 Under the Ramadan moon / Sylvia Whitman ; illustrated by Sue Williams. NC965 W55 U53 2008 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 71383
5/3/17 Identity unknown : rediscovering seven American women artists / Donna Seaman. N6536 S42 2017 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 71375
5/3/17 German art in the 20th century : painting and sculpture, 1905-1985 / edited by Christos M. Joachimides, Norman Rosenthal, Wieland Schmied ; with contributions by Werner Becker [and others] ; co-ordinating editor, Walter Grasskamp. N6868 G455 1985 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 71370
5/3/17 Afar / written by Leila Del Duca ; art by Kit Seaton ; edited by Taneka Stotts. NC1764.7 S388 A3 2017 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 71374
5/3/17 Lalique perfume bottles / Mary Lou and Glenn Utt with Patricia Bayer. NK5198 L44 A4 1990 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 71371
5/3/17 Rebel rebel : anti-style / Keanan Duffty with Paul Gorman ; foreword by BP Fallon. TT504 D83 2009 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 71376
5/3/17 Poiret. TT505 P6 P64 1979 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 71372
5/3/17 Creative careers in fashion : 30 ways to make a living in the world of couture / Debbie Hartsog. TT507 H243 2007 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 71364
5/3/17 Portfolio presentation for fashion designers / Linda Tain. TT507 T34 2003 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 43109
5/1/17 Many of them. Vol. IV. GT523 M36 2015 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 71356
5/1/17 Many of them. Vol. IV. GT523 M36 2015 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 71357
5/1/17 Country / Mario Cutajar. N7433.4 C8854 C68 2016 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 71352
4/26/17 Machine project : the platinum collection (live by special request) / edited by Mark Allen, Rachel Seligman ; with contributions by Mark Allen [and 13 others]. N6512.7 M33 2017 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 71350
4/26/17 The image of the Black in Western art. Volume V, part 1, The twentieth century : the impact of Africa / David Bindman, Henry Louis Gates, general editors ; Karen C.C. Dalton, associate editor. N8232 I458 2014 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 71349
4/26/17 Photography against the grain : essays and photo works, 1973-1983 / Allan Sekula. TR647 S43 2016 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 71348
4/26/17 Information now : a graphic guide to student research / Matt Upson, C. Michael Hall, and Kevin Cannon. ZA3075 U67 2015 Main Campus Book Stacks Books 71347
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