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Now available in our store: a limited edition skateboard in the shape of the New Museum’s iconic building, designed by Pritzker Architecture Prize-winning firm SANAA. In collaboration with Chapman Skateboards, one of the premier skateboard manufacturers in the US, the New Museum Store is producing a limited edition of 150 handcrafted skate decks made from Canadian Hardrock Maple wood featuring a high-gloss paint mix.

Check it out here.

Currently up in the New Museum Store’s window: a DIY birdfeeder kit designed by artist XAM, and two flipbook machine editions titled “Ornithology 2013" and "Colibri 2011" by Juan Fontanive. The editions are available for purchase at the New Museum Store and online at newmuseumstore.org.

Read an interview in the New York Times with artist XAM, the “architect for the contemporary bird” here.

Best Books of 2012

The New Museum Store’s Curator and Book Buyer Herbert Pfostl rounds up his favorite titles from the past year.

  1. Roberto Calasso, La Folie Baudelaire (Farrar, Straus and Giroux).image
  2. Elisabeth Bronfen and Louise Bourgeois, Louise Bourgeois: The Return of the Repressed: Psychoanalytic Writings. Edited by Philip Larratt-Smith. (Violette Editions).
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  3. Sina Najafi, editor, Curiosity and Method: Ten Years of Cabinet Magazine (Cabinet).image                                                  
  4. Robert Walser, Thirty Poems. Selected and translated by Christopher Middleton (New Directions).
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  5. Joshua Beckman and Jon Beacham, Porch Light (The Brother In Elysium).image

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