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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.
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.
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.
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.
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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
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'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
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.
Photographer Peter Lindbergh, a veteran of his craft and one of the most celebrated talents in the industry. Shadows on the Wall offers exclusive insights into Lindbergh's vision with a stunning curation of intimate images handpicked from 30,000 unreleased photos and featuring the most age diverse cast the calendar has ever seencomplete with minimal retouching and makeup. Lindbergh offers profound portraits and insights into a pool of preternatural talent including Lupita Nyong'o, Nicole Kidman, Robin Wright, and Dame Helen Mirren. 14.17"W x 10.24"T. 312 pages. Paper. Made in Italy.
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.
Originally published in French, this reprint of Salvador Dalí's 1973 cookbook marries food with surrealism. The visually engaging work features 136 recipes by exceptional Parisian chefs accompanied by Dalí's beautifully bizarre illustrations. By Salvador Dalí. Translation by Captain J. Peter Moore. Published by Taschen. (November 24, 2016.) Hardcover with jacket. 320 pages. 8.6" length x 1.3" width x 12.1" height (approximately). ISBN: 9783836508766.
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.
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.
A passionate tribute to a legendary artist, this book is a must-have for fans of the late, great David Bowie. Compiled in 2015 by Bowie's official photographer and creative partner, Mick Rock, these pages are filled with previously unpublished and unseen images of the musician's early years. By Mick Rock. Published by Taschen. (April 25, 2016.) Hardcover. 300 pages. 10.75" length x 1.25" width x 15.00" height (approximately). ISBN: 9783836560948.
Part of the Explorer Series, this book features a collection of 25 dream destinations based on The New York Times' distinguished travel journalism. Edited by Barbara Ireland, this volume includes narratives and photographs depicting the meadows in the Dolomites, Chile's Elqui Valley, and everywhere in between. From the Explorer Series. Edited by Barbara Ireland. Published by TASCHEN. (October 1, 2017.) Hardcover. 304 pages. 8.8" length x 1.2" width x 12.5" height (approximately). ISBN: 9783836568395.
Following their best-selling Les Dîners De Gala, Taschen presents this new phenomenal work that marries worldly wines with artistic surrealism. This beautiful text organizes wines and important wine-growing regions while displaying more than 140 of Salvadore Dalí's provocative artworks and illustrations. By Salvador Domenech Felipe Jacinto Dalí. Published by Taschen. (November 28, 2017.) Hardcover. 296 pages. Over 140 illustrations. 9.0" length x 1.5" width x 12.0" height (approximately). ISBN: 9783836567725.
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
Flourishing throughout the late 19th century, the popular Art Nouveau architectural style used decorative motifs to pay homage to the natural world. This three-volume, limited-edition set explores the impressive portfolio of late photographer Keiichi Tahara, who captured the design movement throughout Europe. The 500 images include buildings and their adornments, from stained-glass mosaics to curved forms that resemble flowers and plants. Limited edition. By Riichi Miyake. Photography by Keiichi Tahara. Published by Taschen. (September 1, 2017.) Hardcover. 966 pages. 12.5" length x 5.5" width x 17.5" height (approximately). ISBN: 9783836530576.
A work about the personal lives of photographers Helmut Newton and Alice Springs, this book is a story told completely through intimate color and black and white images photographed by the authors. The "Us" section features the couple's portraits of themselves and each other through moments of happiness, sadness, vulnerability, and laughter. In the "Them" section, Newton and Springs turn the camera on famous subjects including Catherine Deneuve, Charlotte Rampling, David Hockney, Dennis Hopper, Karl Lagerfeld, and Timothy Leary, with each photograph revealing a different perspective and interpretation. By Helmut Newton and Alice Springs. Published by Taschen. (July 5, 2016.) Hardcover with jacket. 200 pages. 9.25" length x 1.00" width x 10.75" height (approximately). ISBN: 9783836524674.
Jim Heimann's Surfing: 1778-2015 features over 900 colorful images, taken both on and off the water. The beautiful, boxed edition celebrates the beloved pastime and sport through accompanying essays by surf journalists. Boxed edition. By Jim Heimann. Published by Taschen. (February 17, 2016.) Hardcover. 592 pages. 11.75" length x 2.75" width x 16.00" height (approximately). ISBN: 9783836547505.