Between 1955 and 1989, legendary choreographer-dancer Martha Graham and her company made a series of international tours under the aegis of various government agencies and governm
Jeanine Basinger’s The Movie Musical! is an in-depth history of a distinctly American art form that combined cinematic arts with music, dance, theater, and design.
“Skrebneski is a créateur whose artistry extends beyond the lens. He is a master architect of each image as well as a photographer of many moods, people, places . . .
“Monet: The Garden Paintings makes a charming exhibition souvenir and a perfect memento in reverence to a prominent and beloved artist.”
“The real sadness might have been if Disney had not nurtured his imagination because, as George Bernard Shaw tells us, ‘Imagination is the beginning of creation.’ In this case, it was the b
Jean Patchett was a ubiquitous part of the halcyon days of fashion in the ’50s.
“Yayoi Kusama: All About My Love showcases the imagery and portrays the artist’s personal story.”
In 1975 photographer James Klosty published the first ever book on the American choreographer Merce Cunningham, republished in 1986 and now in commemoration of Cunningham’s 100th birthday, Klosty h
Art history in the Golden Age is not the exclusive domain of Michelangelo’s Italy or Bruegel’s Netherlands. Other countries in Europe also produced prominent artists during that era.
Rarely, if ever, has this reader come across a book of this genre that was as thoroughly annotated, enlightening, informative and just incredible on so many different levels.
There is no question that Jacques Henri Lartigue is one of the leading figures of 20th century photography.
“Line after line and scene after scene delight the reader with its account of a world gone by but well worth the returning to, if only as a tourist.
This is an incredible monograph that chronicles the rise and family dynamics of one of the most prestigious and internationally known jewelry brands linked to the family that built it “brick by bri
This monograph is not a glossy coffee table chronicle of the works of Richard Avedon’s oeuvre of this period.
“offers one of the most well-rounded, entertaining, and creative presentations of Gaugin biographies on the shelves.”
From the moment you begin to read Dior: Moments of Joy you become aware that this monograph is not like most within the genre.
“User Friendly offers a wild, eye opening ride through the evolution of the psychological perceptions and unfathomable applications of technology.”
Paula Rego: The Art of Story is an extensive monograph covering the breadth of a 60-year artistic career which, for all intents and purposes, could be summed up in one word: intense.
“For the love of Notre-Dame, this is the book you want.”
The history of drawing wrapped up in a pleasant and readable text, Rubens, Rembrandt, and Drawing in the Golden Age is a fantastic discussion of the many purposes of the drawing
Elaine Stritch was the Broadway belter with a foghorn in both musicals and straight drama—from the caustic Joanne in Sondheim’s Company to the tragic Martha in Who’s Afraid of Virginia
“for anyone looking to understand Mike Nichols, his working methods, and impact on American culture, Life Isn’t Everything is a good place to start.”
Before even opening this book, this reader was wondering what Alan Flusser could possibly bring to the table on the subject of Ralph Lauren. There are few designers who reflect the ubiquity of Mr.
Don’t judge a book by its cover.
Detective fiction author Dorothy L.