Scott Tipton

Coffee-table books

Coffee-table books

Art Nouveau Norbert Wolf Prestel, $75 The Art Nouveau movement covered it all — decorative arts, architecture, fashion, dance, advertising and more — and this book seeks to restore the movement's prominence in the discussion of modern art. The Art of the Adventures of Tintin Chris Guise Harper Design, $39.99 An exploration of how — using early concept drawings, models and final stills from the Steven Spielberg film — the film evolved from the original Hergé books. Beyond Words 200 Years of Illustrated Diaries Susan Snyder Heyday, $45 A varied collection of excerpts taken from 50 illustrated diaries, including entries by 18th century Spanish...