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The Space Within: Interior Experience as the Origin of Architecture

Robert McCarter · Reaktion Books
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Alvar Aalto once argued that what mattered in architecture wasn't what a building looks like on the day it opens but what it is like to live inside it thirty years later. In this book, architect and critic Robert McCarter persuasively argues that interior spatial experience is the necessary...
Tudor Fashion: Dress at Court

Eleri Lynn · Yale University Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

The captivating story of Tudor dress, its construction and symbolism, and the people who made and wore it The Tudor monarchs and their courtiers are some of the best-known figures in history. They continue, even today, to spark our curiosity and imagination. Their enduring popularity is no doubt...
Annie Leibovitz: Portraits 2005–2016

Annie Leibovitz · Phaidon Press
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

In this new collection from Annie Leibovitz, one of the most influential photographers of our time, iconic portraits sit side by side never-before-published photographs. Afterword by Annie Leibovitz.Annie Leibovitz: Portraits 2005-2016 is the photographer's follow-up to her two landmark...
The Atlas of Beauty: Women of the World in 500 Portraits

MIHAELA NOROC · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Based on the author's online photography project, this stunning collection features portraits of 500 women from more than 50 countries, accompanied by revelatory captions that capture their personal stories. Since 2013 photographer Mihaela Noroc has traveled the world with her backpack...
Stephen Shore

Quentin Bajac · The Museum of Modern Art
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Organized into 60 thematic sections, this magisterial volume provides a complete overview of Shore's career -- from the early portraits of Warhol's Factory to his latest Instagram imagesOne of the most influential photographers of our time, Stephen Shore has often been categorized...
Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer

Carmen Bambach · Metropolitan Museum of Art
Pages: 392
Format: Hardcover

A comprehensive and breathtakingly illustrated presentation of the genius of Michelangelo by the world's leading expert on the artist The Italian Renaissance master Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) was especially celebrated for his disegno, a term that embraces both drawing and conceptual...
Gustav Klimt: Complete Paintings

Pages: 604
Format: Hardcover

Defining Decadence The legacy of Gustav Klimt A century after his death, Viennese artist Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) still startles with his unabashed eroticism, dazzling surfaces, and artistic experimentation. This monograph gathers all of Klimt's major works alongside authoritative...
Van Gogh and the Seasons

SJRAAR VAN HEUGTEN · Princeton University Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A new look at the ways van Gogh represented the seasons and the natural world throughout his careerThe changing seasons captivated Vincent van Gogh (1853-90) , who saw in their unending cycle the majesty of nature and the existence of a higher force. Van Gogh and the Seasons is the first...
Vincent van Gogh: The Starry Night

Richard Thomson · The Museum of Modern Art
Pages: 56
Format: Hardcover

Van Gogh's "The Starry Night" is one of the touchstones of the modern period. This essay by art historian Richard Thomson looks in depth at the artist's career -- from his turn to art at a relatively late age to the difficult days at the end of his life -- and the making...
Georgia O'Keeffe: Watercolors

Georgia O'Keeffe · Radius Books
Pages: 140
Format: Print book

Georgia O'Keeffe's turn toward abstraction: luscious watercolors of the Texan landscape and her own bodyGeorgia O'Keeffe: Watercolors catalogues the first major exhibition of the nearly 50 watercolors created by O'Keeffe between 1916 and 1918, while she lived in Canyon,...
Los Logos 7

Robert Klanten · Gestalten Verlag
Pages: 399
Format: Book

Los Logos 7, the latest edition in our Los Logos series, showcases current developments in logo design. With Los Logos 7, Gestalten continues its bestselling series on contemporary logo design that began with the publication of Los Logos in 2002. Like its six predecessors, this latest edition...
The Miles Davis Lost Quintet and Other Revolutionary Ensembles

Bob Gluck · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 264
Format: Print book

Miles Davis's Bitches Brew is one of the most iconic albums in American music, the preeminent landmark and fertile seedbed of jazz-fusion. Fans have been fortunate in the past few years to gain access to Davis's live recordings from this time, when he was working with an ensemble...

Julie Rouart · Flammarion-Pere Castor
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

This comprehensive volume examines the little-known relationship--both artistic and personal--between two of the greatest avant-garde artists of the twentieth century. Pablo Picasso and Alberto Giacometti, each in their own way, deeply disrupted existing artistic codes and pushed the barriers...
Rembrandt and the Inspiration of India

Stephanie Schrader · J. Paul Getty Museum
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

This sumptuously illustrated volume examines the impact of Indian art and culture on Rembrandt (1606-1669) in the late 1650s. By pairing Rembrandt's twenty-two extant drawings of Shah Jahan, Jahangir, Dara Shikoh, and other Mughal courtiers with Mughal paintings of similar compositions,...
The Craft of the Lead Pencil

Mervyn Peake · Unicorn Publishing Group
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

British writer and artist Mervyn Peake is not only well-known for his Gormenghast trilogy of novels, but also for his work as an illustrator, most notably for Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland. In the Craft of the Lead Pencil, Peake draws on his own experience as an illustrator to offer...