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- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 84.00
The Frankfurt architect Fritz Nathan created unique works as part of the ?New Objectivity? movement in 1920s Germany. Then, the National Socialist dictatorship abruptly ended his career. He emigrated to the United States in 1940 and settled in New York. This long-delayed appreciation of the Jewish architect reveals the extraordinary importance... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 20.99
A thrilling page-turner that also happens to be the biography of one of Russia's most controversial figures This is how Emmanuel Carrère, the magnetic journalist, novelist, filmmaker, and chameleon, describes his subject: "Limonov is not a fictional character. There. I know him. He has been a young punk in Ukraine, the idol of the Soviet underground;... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2013; US$ 34.99
This beautiful volume celebrates one of the twentieth century's most important photographers, Dorothea Lange. Led off by an authoritative biographical essay by Elizabeth Partridge (Lange's goddaughter), the book goes on to showcase Lange's work in over a hundred glorious plates. Dorothea Lange is the only career-spanning monograph of this major photographer's... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2013; US$ 29.99
This extraordinary volume examines the life and animation philosophy of Maurice Noble, the noted American animation background artist and layout designer whose contributions to the industry span more than 60 years and include such cartoon classics as Duck Dodgers in the 24 ½th Century , What's Opera, Doc? , and The Road Runner Show . Revered throughout... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 40.00
In this fascinating and entertaining second volume, Christopher Simon Sykes explores the life and work of Britain's most popular living artist. David Hockney is one of the most influential and best-loved artists of the twentieth century. His career has spanned and epitomized the art movements of the past five decades. Picking up Hockney's story... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 30.00
The widely admired biographer of Bernard Berenson (?A triumph??Washington Post ; ?A perfect riot??Michael Holroyd; ?Astonishing??London Sunday Times ) and of Kenneth Clark (?Splendid, enthralling?? The Wall Street Journal ) gives us now a complete and complex portrait of an American titan, Frank Lloyd Wright. Meryle Secrest shows us... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 16.95
Frida Kahlo stepped into the limelight in 1929 when she married Mexican muralist Diego Rivera. She was twenty-two; he was forty-three. Hailed as Rivera?s exotic young wife who ?dabbles in art,? she went on to produce brilliant paintings but remained in her husband?s shadow throughout her life. Today, almost six decades after her untimely death, Kahlo?s... more...
- Random House 2014; US$ 36.65
In this fascinating and entertaining second volume, Christopher Sykes explores the life and work of Britain's most popular living artist. David Hockney's career has spanned and epitomised the art movements of the past five decades. Volume 1 covered his early life: his precocious achievement at Bradford Art College and the Swinging 60s in London,... more...
- Open Road Media 2012; US$ 9.99
Bosworth?s remarkable look at the life of Diane Arbus, one of the most acclaimed and provocative photographers of her time Diane Arbus became famous for her intimate and unconventional portraits of twins, dwarfs, sideshow performers, eccentrics, and everyday ?freaks.? Condemned by some for voyeurism, praised by others for compassion, she was... more...
- The Mondadori Group 2013; US$ 9.99
Maurizio Cattelan is undoubtedly the best known and most controversial contemporary Italian artist. His works include Hanged Children , the sculpture of John Paul II being struck by a meteorite?which was removed from a square in Milan due to public outcry?and, most recently, Finger , which was displayed in front of the Italian Stock Exchange headquarters.... more...