“be ready to be inspired by what dreams, doodles, desires, and destinations start to show up.”
“Through a parallel exploration of their life and careers, presenting their work in direct juxtaposition, Manet/Degas reveals the commonalities and divergences among their artistic
“not only a thorough examination of the role portraits played in 14th paintings, he provides a stellar example of art historical thinking.”
“Latin American Artists: From 1785 is an inviting tome that beckons a look through and delivers a one-two punch of sensational imagery.”
“In addition to recognizing the profound beauty of van Gogh’s work, Lloyd’s book fosters an appreciation for the artist’s authentic expression, and a sense of awe regarding the ferocity of
Probably the best photograph that actor Dennis Hopper, a talented amateur, ever took is called “Double Standard.” It depicts a Los Angeles streetcorner from the front seat of a convertible.
“some 200 pages of great, intelligently lit photography that shows off the lush fabric choices and clear vision of one of the most interesting designers of the last 50 years.”
At night in London during World War II it was common for giant searchlights to scan the skies in an attempt to locate enemy aircraft.
“a snarky, slapstick, clever buddy comedy in printed form where each riffs off the other’s talents, making Hell a hell of a lot of fun.”
Amber Creswell Bell is back with a project similar in design to her previous book Still Life (2021).
“one of the best books on fashion history to come out in the last year. Through excellent photography and sharp, insightful text, this tome packs more of a punch . . .”
“a beautiful volume.”
“essentially sums up Roland’s oeuvre: functional, but not fabulous.”
“a man who shared his creativity with the world and modeled how to live an authentic life in full view, placing importance on nurturing curiosity, and forever focusing on seeing the beauty
What exactly is internet art? Is it art made online? Art intended to be experienced on a browser?
“Compared to other art history texts on the market, The Art Museum is very readable.”
Hollywood in the studio era was devoted to the definition and production of glamour, particularly for the large female audience, accomplished not only through the female stars the studios developed
“may actually be the best book of his work, celebrating a commercial artist having fun with his assignments before entering the stage in his career that made him one of the great designers
There’s an old canard in the world of poetry that X.J. Kennedy—the now nonagenarian poet whose work is marked by a light touch—never got to be the poet laureate because he was also, well, funny.
Johannes Vermeer (1632–1675) has come to represent the Golden Age of Dutch painting and yet only 37 of his paintings remain.
“It’s about time, Wicker might argue, that the fashion industry owns its part and cleans up its act.”
“The Artist’s Mind is written for understanding, and the accessible narrative flows easily. This is a must-read prior to any art gallery visit.”
The Dream Street Pittsburgh Photography Project consumed W. Eugene Smith’s life for three years, from 1955–1958.
“While the book does recount Picasso’s life, it is also a work of art history that provides fascinating insights about Picasso’s art and how it was shaped by his experiences as a ‘foreigner
“’The world, and its beauty, are there waiting for you,’ write Magsamen and Ross, a fitting last line in a book proving the science, the joy, and the power of experiencing life enmeshed in