“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.
“No detail escapes Dauber. . . . A master storyteller . . .”
After a quick perusal through Amazon, this reader found well over 20 titles devoted to Christian Dior, the man, the brand, and just about any tangential subject attached to the name, including his
Elizabeth Block has written about fashion with a decidedly unique perspective.
This book is all about high heels, as is evidenced by the title, told by Frank Rispoli via approximately 110 photographs.
Paris is a good idea anytime—especially when you have Marin Montagut as your tour guide through a city that defines style, fashion, history, and imagination.
Dior and Roses is a commemorative catalogue for an exhibition that began in May of this year and will end at the end of October.
"Be prepared for both an evolutionary tale as well as a mapping of Lhuillier's trajectory for both brand and designer—all told with brief text and out-of-this-world images.
“a three-decades-long time capsule of the voices of the youth culture and what was on their minds . . .”
“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.”
The prospective reader might be led astray by the title of the book thinking that this is a catalog or the reprise presentation of Dior’s retrospective that took place at the Musée des Arts Décorat
“From whimsical, wacky, pop culture, to the traditional classical artists, to those things-that-make-you-go-huh?
After plodding through the 170 odd pages of The United States of Fashion: A New Atlas of American Style, this reader is completely confused and finds its timing somewhat pandering
Persona is the ultimate and quintessential definition of the genre classified as coffee table books.
The cover of this fashion chronicle is an iconic and historic image of Beverly Johnson wearing a turnout by Scott Barrie and lensed by Francesco Scavullo. Mr.
“With its helpful tools for beginning artists, imaginative sketches on every page, and its unique approach to drawing this book will also benefit the adult budding artists.”
“Unfortunately, this isn’t the accurate biography it purports to be.”
Marnie Fogg has presented a meticulously researched chronicle in The Dress: 100 Ideas that Changed Fashion, but the fashion reader immersed in the world of fashion might take issue with so
Albert Watson: Creating Photographs is a soft cover book that is hardly a coffee table book.
“By describing her own journey, Chicago offers an unglamorous view of the life of an artist who became famous as well as infamous . . .”
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.
Call it a celebration, a fortieth anniversary gift, a visual chronicle of one of the most controversial fashion designers of the 20th and 21st centuries . . . Vivienne Westwood.