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.
Francoise Gilot was just 21 when she met Pablo Picasso, four decades her senior.
“Edvard Munch: Love and Angst is clear and deliberate in its scope and raises awareness of a highly prolific, yet mostly hidden side of the artist, ultimately just
It would be a lie to say that neither the brand name Carnet nor its designer Michelle Ong were familiar to this reviewer, but the name and brand that is familiar is Joel Rosenthal of JAR in Paris,
“Well-produced and intriguing, Daily Bread is a touching and sincere project with huge potential to influence the next generation and perhaps eke out some more healthful lifelong h
Forty years and over eighty collections/shows are what make Yves Saint Laurent: The Complete Haute Couture Collections the quintessential last word in the oeuvre of this designer.
“Renowned producer Mark Howard’s Listen Up! splits the difference between celebrity insights and tech-head talk, offering up candid but affectionate portraits of some of rock’s mos
“Seeing the Sacred in Samsara is a wonder, a one-of-a-kind collection that fought the odds over tumultuous decades to come into being.
Jean-Michel Basquiat was a cryptic figure in the 1980s art scene, and he remains enigmatic 30 years after his death from an accidental overdose in 1988.
So much about Iraq has been destroyed over the last few decades. The country has suffered great indignities. Rampage, war, revolution, and still, to this day, misunderstanding on a global scale.
As a rule, museum fashion exhibits have centered around a facet of fashion that is either tangible, immediately recognizable, or something definitively specific that really doesn’t require any sort
“Awaken is a gem for students and practitioners of art, meditation, Buddhism, and/or Asian culture.”
Anthony Bourdain Remembered is a crowdsourced eulogy of a book that will be published on May 27, just a few days before the anniversary of his death on June 8, 2018.
What is quite extraordinary about Mary Quant is that it explores and examines the fashion tsunami she created in the ’60s.
“Nearly 40 years after his death, Hitchcock still is a formidable influence on today’s movie aesthetics, a factor Paul Duncan emphasizes on every page of this book.”