Art, Design & Photography

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“Nicoletta’s comprehensive visual history of gay San Francisco does indeed, to quote Sylvester’s gay anthem, make us feel Mighty Real.”

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This is a book that “serves two masters.” Obviously, by its title, it is a book that chronicles the oeuvre of Martin Margiela during his tenure as creative director at Hermès as well as serving as

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Honar: The Afkhami Collection of Modern and Contemporary Iranian Art is an incredible journey through a foreign Middle East world that is, for many Americans, veiled in taboo, fear, and mi

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“His skaters are akin to acrobats poised in midair, neither ascending nor falling, but perfectly pictured in a world of their own.”

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The Instill and Inspire volume is a comprehensive presentation of works lovingly and intentionally brought together by an African American couple, for African American artists, on behalf o

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“Type Tells Tales widens typographical horizons, showcasing a variety of creative ways artists push the design boundaries of traditional lettering.”

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“inviting and engaging . . . a well-presented lure into the potentially overwhelming world of art history.”

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Fred Herzog’s images in Modern Color were created over 50 years ago and still have the power to stop you in your tracks.

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Every generation spawns a handful of academics who become public intellectual rock stars resonating across a broad swath of social concerns far beyond their specific specializations.

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"...beautifully captures a universal life moment..."

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Shoes is an amazing and extensively researched volume that speaks only to the subject of shoes.

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People of London is a collection of street portraiture that celebrates photographer Peter Zelewski’s passion for the city.

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You may be able to speak to the subject of “it” bags from this year’s fashion cycle, but can you speak to the subject of why and which was the “it” bag of the 16th century until the present day?

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Greg Foley and Andrew Luecke have assembled a story that has been told before but never quite like this.

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There are few if any who would argue that Cristobal Balenciaga was the epitome of fashion if not the greatest designer who ever lived.

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“A corrective look at Leonardo’s first 27 professional years when he was snubbed, struggled, and departed Florence thwarted and penniless.”

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If one were to think that nothing more could possibly be written about the iconic Georgia O’Keeffe that hasn’t already been researched, analyzed, or discussed, then one has not yet perused this gem

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“the quintessential coffee table book that is nothing short of spellbinding.”

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We as readers and followers of fashion are accustomed to seeing a familiar roster of names associated with the great and vaunted publications of the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s.

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As one of the most internationally renowned artists, René Magritte (1898–1967) was also one of the strangest, a testament to his mastery of the surrealist style.

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“a practical reference to achieving great results while bypassing post-processing.”

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“a fascinating, stirring, and well-researched tale with insights into the thinking and lives of flawed people.”

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“The Prado Masterpieces is an incredible book, marrying visual splendor with academic insight.”

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Of Dogs and Other People: The Art of Roy De Forest does a wonderful job of presenting both the person of Roy De Forest and the artwork he created.

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There are sins of omission as well as sins of commission within this book.

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