Jonathan Daniel Pryce may be professionally categorized as a photographer but he is really a visual storyteller and a chronicler of style, not fashion but style.
“succeeds in providing documentation for how thinking is changing, debating, and making ideological accommodations over time, as understandings deepen, and relationships are strengthened.”
Joel Sartore is a National Geographic photographer working around the world with a team of researchers and animal conservationist to save literally thousands of species from extinction.
Fashion, including fine jewelry, has its own set of sound bytes, catch phrases, and talking points that highlight and speak to a specific time frame in fashion as well as being the au courant topic
“there was courage and conviction in his decision to eschew the title of abstraction that so many of his peers pursued in favor of a lifelong commitment to the tradition of representational
To say that Christopher Wood’s A History of Art History is erudite would be a serious understatement.
Coco Chanel was born in 1883 or thereabouts since she never really divulged her age, and she died in 1971.
After Leonardo Di Vinci there was Rembrandt and before Picasso there was Rembrandt.
Paris: Fashion Flair is ostensibly about the talent and artistry of its author, Marc-Antoine Coulon, as well as about French fashion.
Here now come The Guardians: keepers of our urban landscape’s heart and soul by way of the unique small retail business, the bespoke shop at the literal center of the world’s towns and cit
Hunks and Heroes: Jim Moore: The GQ Years is a visual extravaganza of Jim Moore’s resume and his 40 years at Gentlemen’s Quarterly, as it was originally named.
“Ms. Rochas delivers a gift of fashion history . . .”
“It smelled like a combination of mud and shit. But the fact that 400,000 people could be in an environment like that and generally be so euphoric is pretty extraordinary.“
“Elvis in Vegas is a must-read for fans of Elvis and for all who are interested in the history of popular entertainment in America.”
This monograph has a bit of a disconnect between the chosen subjects. The main focus is on brooches with barely a thread of connection between them and badges.
Keep Your Eyes Open: The Fugazi Photographs of Glen E Friedman offers itself simultaneously as art book and fan collection.
“A $450 million price tag. And what of that? Was it 500 years of history that warranted that exorbitant amount? Or was it the spiritual aura?”
The publication of this book coincides with an exhibit of the work of Lina Bo Bardi at the Fundació Joan Miró in Barcelona, Spain.
Pride: Photographs After Stonewall is an historical monument in freshly bound trade paperback.
King of Fashion: The Autobiography of Paul Poiret is a book meant for those who are inclined toward fashion history.
“Ward wants to break down any veil of time, any patina of history, and to confront these art works, to argue and quarrel with them.
“No matter whom Jones treats, he tells the tale of each artist with verve.”
The narrative world is rife with accounts of the relationship between gender, and the recognition and attribution (or not) of genius.
“Paint[s] an engaging picture of an artistic master who, for a figurative painter, was as generous with precise detail, symbolism and personal motives, as he was with color, while never dis
Almost any fashionphile or Anglophile will recognize the name Norman Hartnell, the designer who wardrobed the princesses and queens of the British Royal monarchy for almost one half century.