Diana Vreeland was never short on proclamations of fashion and style as well as living life in a most fashionable and particular way.
Imagine a book about the headiest times in the world of fashion written by someone who does not rely on quotes from dead people or from spectators but instead a book written by someone who was inti
From the title the prospective reader will expect a history and love letter to the ateliers of Maison Lesage.
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Renaissance thinking was not just about making men smarter, more intellectual, and open minded (although who would complain about that happening!).
“Jongmans is knowledgeable about art history and passionate about combining the issues of the past with those of the present and pulling them into our modern sphere.”
“The glory and success of Fra Angelico and the Rise of the Florentine Renaissance is the way in which the images were curated to highlight Fra Angelico’s position in the Renaissanc
“With detailed notations and interesting reflections on themes, symbolisms and iconography, this book is a pleasure from start to finish.”
One of the first things that must be considered when reading In Pursuit of Fashion is that there will be repetition of information given that there are three contributing a
“For Millet and Modern Art, the essays are its heart and soul, down to earth and of course, modern.”
Between 1955 and 1989, legendary choreographer-dancer Martha Graham and her company made a series of international tours under the aegis of various government agencies and governm
Jeanine Basinger’s The Movie Musical! is an in-depth history of a distinctly American art form that combined cinematic arts with music, dance, theater, and design.
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“Monet: The Garden Paintings makes a charming exhibition souvenir and a perfect memento in reverence to a prominent and beloved artist.”
Jean Patchett was a ubiquitous part of the halcyon days of fashion in the ’50s.
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“Yayoi Kusama: All About My Love showcases the imagery and portrays the artist’s personal story.”
In 1975 photographer James Klosty published the first ever book on the American choreographer Merce Cunningham, republished in 1986 and now in commemoration of Cunningham’s 100th birthday, Klosty h
Art history in the Golden Age is not the exclusive domain of Michelangelo’s Italy or Bruegel’s Netherlands. Other countries in Europe also produced prominent artists during that era.
Rarely, if ever, has this reader come across a book of this genre that was as thoroughly annotated, enlightening, informative and just incredible on so many different levels.
There is no question that Jacques Henri Lartigue is one of the leading figures of 20th century photography.
“Line after line and scene after scene delight the reader with its account of a world gone by but well worth the returning to, if only as a tourist.
This monograph is not a glossy coffee table chronicle of the works of Richard Avedon’s oeuvre of this period.