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- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 8.99
Photographer George Platt Lynes, painter Paul Cadmus, and critic Lincoln Kirstein played a major role in creating the institutions of the American art world from the late 1920s to the early 1950s. The three created a remarkable world of gay aesthetics and desire in art with the help of their overlapping circle of friends, lovers, and collaborators.... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2016; US$ 13.99
This is the story of Sebastian Horsley's life. Growing up at High Hall, in Hull, with his alcoholic mother, who regularly attempted suicide, his stepfather, a cult member dressed in orange, and his father, a crippled millionaire, Sebastian Horsley couldn't wait to leave home. Searching for happiness, meaning and a good outfit he embarked on a doomed... more...
- The Permanent Press 2015; US$ 9.99
Winner of the 1991 New American Writing Award. † Originally published in 1952, this poignant, romantic biography of the poet Vachel Lindsay (1879?1931) is well worth a second chance. From early on, Lindsay was a wanderer, tramping hundreds of miles along country roads, visiting small towns, never holding a job, writing poems of uplift and defiance,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 27.50
With Robert Mapplethorpe's full endorsement and encouragement, Morrisroe interviewed more than three hundred friends, lovers, family members, and critics to form this definitive biography of America's most censored and celebrated photographer. NOTE: This edition does not include photographs. more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2015; US$ 15.99
In Draw On Love, Peter Draw brings us through his life, from his early childhood, when he fell in love with drawing, to his teenage years where he realises that he can touch people powerfully through his drawing, right up to his adult life, and the understanding of how he can make a positive difference in other ways as well. Peters love of drawing... more...
- Reaktion Books 2016; US$ 22.50
In his lifetime the early Netherlandish painter Hieronymus Bosch was famous for his phantasmagoric images, and today his name is synonymous with the infernal. The creator of expansive tableaus of fantastic and hellish scenes?where any devil not dancing is too busy eating human souls?he has been as equally misunderstood by history as his paintings... more...
- Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 1.99
Benvenuto Cellini was a celebrated Renaissance sculptor and goldsmith; a passionate craftsman who was admired and resented by the most powerful political and artistic personalities in sixteenth-century Florence, Rome and Paris. He was also a murderer and a braggart, a shameless adventurer who at different times experienced both papal persecution and... more...
- Power Publications 2016; US$ 9.99
An elegant and powerful study, finely crafted - fully worthy of its subject. Peter Beilharz, Curtin University, PerthBernard Smith began life as a ward of the State; he would go on to become the father of Australian art history. In 2008 Smith invited writer and art historian Dr Sheridan Palmer to write his biography. Through years of interviews... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 14.24
Frank Lloyd Wright was renowned during his life not only as an architectural genius but also as a subject of controversy?from his radical design innovations to his turbulent private life, including a notorious mass murder that occurred at his Wisconsin estate, Taliesin, in 1914. But the estate also gave rise to one of the most fascinating and provocative... more...