Art, Design & Photography

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“a beautiful if hefty volume that will serve well as a fundamental study of de Kooning.”

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The idea that there couldn’t possibly be another book focused on maison Christian Dior has been shattered in grand style with the release of  Dior: The Collections.   

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Good Wives and Warriors, aka Becky Bolton and Louise Chappell, let out all the stops in this highly imaginative coloring book.

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". . . an elaborate manual that also serves as a dictionary and glossary for haute couture embellishments."

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“Cuba: This Moment, Exactly So is a feast for the eyes and all the senses, celebrating the human spirit exulting in the sheer joy of living . . .”

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“an astounding compendium of photographs, a robust representation of art and journalism . . .”

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“Freeman's emphasis is on maximizing creative choice while utilizing all the knowledge acquired in using traditional methods.”

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The blind spot is the point of entry of the optic nerve to the retina that lacks sensitivity to light. It is an area where a person’s view is obstructed, where visual information is missing.

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Parked next to a gas pump, a car has its hood up. Two men work on the car, a seventies-era machine. One man is older and more formally dressed.

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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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