Arts, Design & Photography

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“Packed with 155 images of paintings, sketches, and copies of handwritten letters, Van Gogh's Inner Circle is a unique and welcome perspective on Van Gogh’s varied behaviors and ch

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“One senses on every page Kaplan’s enthusiasm for his subject as well as his deep knowledge.”

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There are few brick and mortar establishments that can boast a history of more than two centuries, yet Henry Poole & Co.

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Here are some words that immediately came to mind upon finishing John Galliano for Dior: sumptuous, opulent, mesmerizing, all consuming, unimaginable, rapturous, incredible, and one of a k

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Spoiler alert: if you are a fan of Kay Jewelers or Macy’s fine jewelry department or fascinated with Pandora beads, then this book is absolutely not for you!

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Picasso's Demoiselles is a thoughtful, meticulously researched investigation into the artist’s extensive creative process.”

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For any devoted fashion reader or fashionphile who worships at the holy altar of Miuccia Prada and her eponymous brand, Prada, here is your Holy Grail, Prada: The Complete Fashion Collections.

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Ostensibly The International Best Dressed List: The Official Story is the chronicle and history of the International Best Dressed List, but the prospective reader should be keenly aware th

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If you know who Tim Walker is and you are familiar with his body of work, then you have an inkling of what lies between the covers of this book, but if you are unfamiliar with the oeuvre of Tim Wal

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“The combat photographers whose stories are told in this book occupy a unique place in the history of the war, both chronicling and participating in some of the major actions of the war whi

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Louise Bourgeois: An Intimate Portrait is an art book in the way an antique rococo picture frame might be art.

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The very first aspect that must be acknowledged with regard to Diamond Jewelry: 700 Years of Glory and Glamour is that Thames & Hudson has raised the bar for books within this segment

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New York has always been a city of immigrants, of migrants from other parts of the country, and of ethnic enclaves characterized by the distinct rhythms, cuisines, traditions and flavors of its inh

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Daniel Brush: Jewels Sculpture is unlike any other monograph within the genre of fine jewelry.

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Opening with a Foreword (written by the iconic Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman) that oozes praise from the very get-go, one can’t help but be skeptical.

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Given the length of time over which the United States government has conducted nuclear tests, most people should be familiar with the Nevada Test Site, especially given all of the publicity in rece

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"‘Although his days on earth were limited to the summer season of his life, the music he left behind, endowed with his extraordinary inventiveness and intellectual curiosity has yet to ceas

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For a well-educated fashion reader, a book of this ilk is something that would not normally be on a must-read list.  

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anyone with an interest on fashion, photography, New York City, or Bill Cunningham should run out and buy this book; it is to be cherished.”

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“This book, with its colorful depictions of Henri Matisse's 50 works and its explicit, detailed descriptions, is a gem and a treasure about an artist whom you thought you knew.”

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The first names that came to this reader’s mind were Halston and Christian Lacroix, and that reflects this reader’s woeful ignorance as to an almost endless list of designers who have contributed t

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Zandra Rhodes is a perennial.”

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We have all heard the expression that “there is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow” and in this particular instance that pot is the incredibly spectacular creations from the legendary heritage

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Mostly known for his naturalist work with birds (the National Audubon Society is, after all, dedicated specifically to protecting birds and their habitats), John James Audubon (1785–1851) wandered

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