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Created in collaboration with the Andy Warhol Foundation, this book reveals hundreds of instant pictures by the artist. From self-portraits to still lives, anonymous nudes to New York high society, from Cabbage Patch dolls to Dolly Parton, Keith Haring to Audrey Hepburn, these impromptu images offer a unique record of the Pop Art maestro's world. 9.37"W x 11.8"T. 408 pages. Paper. Made in Italy.
From the flower-filled meadows of the Dolomites to a blanket of stars above Chile's Elqui Valley: Set forth and share in the discoveries of the Mountains, Deserts & Plains edition of The New York Times Explorer . The Times writers guide you to 25 dream destinationsfrom the personal to the practicaland a wealth of color photographs capture the catch-your-breath awe of each destination. 8.1"W x 11.4"T. 304 pages. Paper. Imported.
Whether it's a chocolate tour of the Caribbean or a swim to the tiny monastery island on Italy's Lago d'Orta, dive in and share the discoveries of the Beaches, Islands & Coasts edition of The New York Times Explorer . These 25 dream trips feature first-person narratives, postcard-perfect photography,and useful information to help you on your way to these magical places where water rolls up to meet land. 8.1"W x 11.4"T. 288 pages. Paper. Imported.
Discover Ernst Haeckel, the 19th-century artist-biologist who found beauty in even the most unlikely of creatures. This collection features 450 prints from his most important publications, including the majestic Kunstformen der Natur and his extensive catalogues of marine life. 704 pages. 15.6"T. Paper. Made in Italy.
Following up on the best-selling cookbook Les dîners de Gala , in this delightfully eccentric guide the surrealist master shares his passion for the gift of the gods. The book explores the many myths of the grape, in texts and sensuous and subversive works by the artist. Always true to his maxim: "A real connoisseur does not drink wine but tastes of its secrets." 8.6"W x 12.1"D x 1.3"T. 296 pages. Paper. Made in Italy.
'A Different Vision on Fashion Photography' celebrates four decades of photography by Peter Lindbergh. Written by Thierry-Maxime Loriot, this hardcover book is filled with breathtaking illustrations and thoughtful anecdotes by icons including Jean-Paul Gaultier, Nicole Kidman and Grace Coddington. It's an inspirational insight into the extraordinary world of fashion and female beauty. -- 472-page hardcover book - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Taschen America - ISBN: 978-3-8365-5282-0
From Azzedine Alaïa to Yves Saint Laurent, 'Fashion Designers A–Z' celebrates a century of icons and the clothes that represent their philosophies and aesthetics. This hardcover book is filled with pages of stunning photographs of over 500 garments showcased in The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology's permanent collection. Display it on your coffee table as its own piece of art. -- 648-page hardcover book - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Assouline Books - ISBN: 978-3-8365-2670-8
For this dramatic portfolio, the late architectural photographer Keiichi Tahara traveled across Europe to present the finest examples of Art Nouveau architecture. Texts by Riichi Miyake accompany Tahara's pictures to describe the buildings' floor plans, designs, and the broader context of their dreamlike environments. Limited Edition of 10,000 copies. Includes three volumes in a slipcase. 10.6"W x 14.5"T. 966 pages. Paper.
Extensive coffee table book focusing on Polaroids taken by Andy Warhol between 1957 and 1989. Portraits of celebrities such as Mick Jagger, Alfred Hitchcock, Jack Nicholson, Yves Saint Laurent, Pelé, Debbie Harry are included alongside images of Warhol’s entourage and high life, landscapes, and still lifes from Cabbage Patch dolls to the iconic soup cans. • Taschen • Hardcover • 560 pages • Full color
This book presents key works from Hopper's œuvre to introduce a key player not only in American art history but also in the American psyche. Written by Rolf G. Renner. Part of TASCHEN’s Basic Art series. • Taschen • Hardcover • 96 pages • Full color
Tribute to David Bowie that brings together the best of photographer Mick Rock’s Bowie portfolio with stage shots as well as intimate backstage portraits. Pictures for press, album jackets, and stills from promo movies sit alongside around 50 percent previously unseen images. Limited and numbered edition. Hologram cover. Coffee table book. • Taschen • Hardcover • 300 pages • Full color
With landmark works and concise texts by Katy Siegel, Hans Werner Holzwarth, and Eckhard Schneider, this book offers the complete Koons at a glance, introducing an art world giant from his early inflatable flowers through to today. Written by Hans Werner Holzwarth. Part of TASCHEN’s Basic Art series. • Taschen • Hardcover • 96 pages • Full color
Highlights from the Studio Yearbook of Decorative Art, an annual publication dedicated to the latest currents in architecture, interiors, furniture, lighting, glassware, textiles, metalware, and ceramics. This overview of the 1950s includes the work of such famous innovators as Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson, Hans Wegner, and Gio Ponti. • Taschen • Hardcover • 573 pages • Full color
From Broadway’s bright lights to little-known gems in Brooklyn, Queens, and Harlem, the Times’ crack team reveal some of the juiciest morsels of the Big Apple, even for the seasoned New Yorker. Further afield, they’ll share the best of bucolic bliss in the Hamptons and the Hudson Valley, the ultimate experience of the Niagara Falls, and the beating heart of one-of-a-kind Washington. • Taschen • Flexibound • 80 pages • Full color
This incredible collection of black and white photographs taken by Harry Benson portrays The Beatles in some of their most intimate moments: composing, performing, relaxing, interacting with fans, and even in the midst of a pillow fight. Featuring an introduction by the photographer himself, alongside quotes and newspaper clippings, this fascinating work gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at the Fab Four. Photographed by Harry Benson. Published by TASCHEN. (September 14, 2017.) Hardcover with jacket. 272 pages. 9.0" length x 1.5" width x 12.5" height (approximately). ISBN: 9783836557672.
Establishing a distinctive style characterized by chromatic mosaics and striking hues with symbolic connotations, Gustav Klimt is celebrated as one of the most significant artists of the 20th century. Fans of the Viennese painter will delight in this comprehensive monograph, which explores Klimt's progression through his career, from pioneering the Secessionist movement to criticism for his erotic undertones. Curated with a timeline of his work, descriptive excerpts, and re-prints of archived documents, photographs, and more, this volume provides a thorough profile on the Austrian figure. By Tobias Natter. Published by Taschen. (November 30, 2012.) Hardcover with jacket. 676 pages. 12.5" length x 3.0" width x 18.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9783836527958.
A collaboration with the Andy Warhol Foundation, this colorful volume features hundreds of instant photos and never-before-seen images to create a visual diary of pioneering artist Andy Warhol's life. Carrying his Polaroid camera wherever he ventured, Warhol captured scenery at every angle: from candid moments of his entourage, to unrehearsed self-portraits, obscure backdrops, and more. By Richard B. Woodward. Edited by Reuel Golden. Published by Taschen. (September 10, 2015.) Hardcover. 560 pages. 11.00" length x 2.50" width x 13.75" height (approximately). ISBN: 9783836551564.
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Automotive brochures are a unique insight into the tastes and buying habits of the time, and their limited run makes them rare collectibles. This Taschen tome collates 500 reproductions of these unique pieces of advertising spanning 80 years. It presents some of the best illustration and graphic design of the 20th century, and features obscure brands like Columbia to the iconic General Motors. Spanning eight decades, this title is a must-have for any car enthusiast. - - 368-page hardcover book - Published: 2016 - Publisher: Taschen - ISBN: 9783822853719 - Made in the UK
Introduces Warhol’s multifaceted, prolific oeuvre, which revolutionized distinctions between “high” and “low” art and integrated ideas of living, producing, and consuming that remain central questions of modern experience. Written by Klaus Honnef. Part of TASCHEN’s Basic Art series. • Taschen • Hardcover • 96 pages • Full color
Updated and expanded collection of the popular New York Times 36 Hours column offers 60 well-crafted itineraries for brief but beautiful trips through the Latin America and The Caribbean's bustling cities, tranquil beaches, tropical rain forests, and beyond. Edited by Barbara Ireland. • Taschen • Flexibound • 294 pages • Full color