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- 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...
- Birlinn 2016; US$ 11.99
Bobby Tulloch, known to his pals as ?Tucker?, was the son of a crofter in the island of Yell. He?d started his working life as a baker and became, through his own extraordinary talents and a certain amount of good luck, a renowned field ornithologist, tour guide, author and wildlife photographer. He was also an accomplished musician and songwriter,... more...
- Lokwort Buchverlag 2016; US$ 15.99
"Hallo, ich bin Dr. Trallalla. Darf ich reinkommen?" Wenn sie es hochrechnet, hat Regula Stucki als Spitalclown in den vergangenen 10 Jahren mehr als 10'000 Kinder gesehen. Jedes hat seinen eigenen, ganz individuellen Besuch erhalten. In jedem Zimmer, an jedem Bett, vom Baby bis zum Teenager, liess sie sich etwas Neues einfallen. Regula Stucki erzäht... more...
- Reaktion Books 2016; US$ 19.00
Ernest Hemingway has enjoyed a rich legacy as the progenitor of modern fiction, as an outsized character in literary lore who wrote some of the most honest and moving accounts of the twentieth century, set against such grand backdrops as the bullrings of Spain, the savannahs of Africa, and the rivers and lakes of the American Midwest. In this portrait... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 35.00
Cecil Beaton was one of the great twentieth-century tastemakers. A photographer, artist, writer and designer for more than fifty years, he was at the center of the worlds of fashion, society, theater and film. The Unexpurgated Beaton brings together for the first time the never-before-published diaries from 1970 to 1980 and, unlike the six slim volumes... more...
- Scribner 2009; US$ 25.00
AWARD-WINNING AND CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED WRITER WITOLD RYBCZYNSKI DELIVERS A REVELATORY COLLECTION OF LINKED AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL ESSAYS -- PART MEMOIR, PART FAMILY HISTORY -- ABOUT THE UPHEAVALS OF EUROPEAN LIVES DURING WORLD WAR II, HIS OWN INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT, AND THE UNIVERSAL LANGUAGES OF ART, MUSIC, AND ARCHITECTURE. Witold Rybczynski's parents... 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...