Having already read The World According to Karl Lagerfeld, this reader was almost positive that the World According to Christian Dior would be nothing like the former.
Full Disclosure: This is not an ordinary review. It’s personal.
If you have ever wondered why many veterans of war find it difficult, if not impossible, to talk about their experiences, this book will help you understand.
This is an unusual book because, in almost every way, it is a sequel to a documentary film. Without that film, there’d be no book.
“For those seeking an encyclopedic understanding of photographic art history, Photography by David Bate is an essential book and is highly recommended.”
“Doubilet offers, in perfect drawings of light, a place and a moment where a bird can love a fish, the sky can love the sea and, for a brief instant, in a razor-thin place, we can all be ri
In the whimsical 1990 film L.A.
“These masterworks by Levitt have cemented her reputation in the archives of major museums around the world and on the walls of serious collectors of photography.”
Albert Watson: Creating Photographs is a soft cover book that is hardly a coffee table book.
If you ask the Catholic Church, they’ll tell you that Saint Veronica—the apocryphal woman who wiped Christ’s bloodied, sweat-soaked face as he made his way to his death at Calvary—is the patron sai
This gorgeously produced book is a baby photo album with one major difference. All the Dads are gay men, married or single, who have become parents through surrogacy or by adoption.
“Isn’t the final goal of surrealism, after all, to transform the world?”
“Gross and Daley’s photographs tell a story, a deeply important story . . .”
It was probably a very good idea not to include the words “aura reading” in the title of this book, even though that is 100 percent what it is about.
“a deep intellectual probe into the importance and significance of photography as it morphed from a secondary tool of artists into photography’s acceptance as the art itsel
“Mona Kuhn: Works will secure her prominence as an artist who has a love for life and and the ability to manifest that love through beautiful photography.
In the beginning, the Bible tells us, God created man in his image.
A Light in the Dark by veteran film scholar and critic David Thompson is not so much a comprehensive history of film directors—that would take a much larger volume than this—as it is a ser
Documentary photographer Donna Ferrato has been photographing women for at least 50 years, but Holy, her latest book, might just be her most personal one since the award-winning Living
"Every photo is almost a fiction or a dream,” wrote Sylvia Plachy, the longtime photographer for the Village Voice. If it's really good, it's another form of life."
For eleven years, Frank O'Hara worked a day job at the Museum of Modern Arts, writing poems during his lunch break.
Jackson Pollock was a janitor and painted a little on the side.
“In the new Long Island, the one yet undiscovered, the one just now being born, the boys and the girls of the future can look at this beautiful book and know that even ghost stories can hav
Leafing through any collection of Roger Ballen’s photographs is a bit like making love under a mirrored ceiling: none of it looks attractive, but it all feels terribly exciting.
“Bill Brandt, the work, is now just beginning to enjoy its second life.”
Every photograph has two lives: the one today and the one tomorrow.
At its heart, every major city is a collection of neighborhoods. This includes New York City. Jonathan Brand, a former census taker and ad agency copywriter, knew New York City well.