This long-overdue, eponymous first monograph of India Mahdavi takes us on a retrospective journey through the most emblematic realizations of the world-renowned Paris-based interior designer, internationally praised for her unique sense of color.
Offering an unprecedented perspective on Mahdavi's creative process, this book highlights a comprehensive array of the inspirational images, drawings, sketches, and models that evolved into some of her most celebrated projects including The Gallery at Sketch in London, Laduree in Los Angeles, Tokyo, and Geneva, as well as Hotel du Cloitre in Arles, and many others. Admired for her color sensibility, this book highlights the depth and breadth of Mahdavi's talent and the variety of her projects.
This deluxe tome, art directed by Studio Achermann, features the tactile, large format book in a bespoke, patterned slipcase, and includes an additional booklet featuring Mahdavi's photography that captures details, patterns, colors, and more from her travels around the world. Additionally, an extensive interview with Mahdavi by Dr. Javier F. Contreras, dean of the Department of Interior Architecture at HEAD in Geneva, Switzerland, contributes to make this volume an insightful celebration of the first twenty-one years of India Mahdavi's singular career.
David Shrigley has an ever-growing fan base with almost a million followers on Instagram. Unlike any other Shrigley book published to date, this book is the ultimate monograph on his work in terms of scope, format, design, and production quality.
ON TREND: David Shrigley''s artwork is featured on an array of widely available merchandise. His fans collect his signature retail products, such as stationery, mugs, shirts, and more, which all bear his artwork.
GREAT HOLIDAY GIFT: For all, from Gen Z to Boomers, and anyone with a dry sense of humor and quirky aesthetic.
UNIQUE AESTHETIC: David Shrigley''s artwork is distinctive, combining childlike drawings with slightly subversive and humorous text that appeal to a wide audience.
RETAIL DISPLAY OPPORTUNITIES: This book will merch nicely in an array of retailers along with other Shrigley gift products currently on the market.
This is the first comprehensive, large-format monograph of Bob Willoughby's photographs of film and television stars from the 1950s to the 1970s. Considered the first on-set still photographer in the film industry, Bob Willoughby photographed numerous movie stars of the era, including Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Jean Seberg, Elizabeth Taylor, Natalie Wood, Frank Sinatra, Cary Grant, Doris Day, James Dean, and many more. These stars continue to influence fashion and culture, from Baby Boomers all the way to Gen Z. The iconic celebrities and others featured have lasting presence, still gaining fans today via both social media and the availability of classic films through streaming channels.
This compendium features vintage and never-before-seen photographs of the most beloved stars of film and television. Willoughby's images include many taken during the filming of classics such as THE GRADUATE, MY FAIR LADY, ROSEMARY'S BABY, and others. In addition to on-set photography, there are also many candid portraits of actors at home, such as those of Audrey Hepburn. This compendium includes both black-and-white and color photographs of some of the greatest icons from this Golden Age of Hollywood.
Mark Rothko''s iconic paintings are some of the most profound works of twentieth-century Abstract Expressionism. This collection presents fifty large-scale artworks from the American master''s color field period (1949-1970) alongside essays by Rothko''s son, Christopher Rothko, and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art curator of painting and sculpture Janet Bishop. Featuring illuminating details about Rothko''s life, influences, and legacy, and brimming with the emotional power and expressivecolor of his groundbreaking canvases, this essential volume brings the renowned artist''s luminous work to light for both longtime Rothko fans and those discovering his work for the very first time. A textured case and large-scale tip-on on the front cover round out this sumptious package.
''JR''s colossal photographic mural, The Chronicles of San Francisco, is an exuberant celebration of democracy in an age when it could not be more needed or welcome... Humanity, in all its lovely messiness, is palpable.'' - Armistead Maupin, author of Tales of the City World renowned artist, TED Prize winner, Oscar nominee, and one of Time''s 100 most influential people of 2018, JR is a contemporary art superstar.
In 2018, he brought his legendary photo truck to San Francisco. More than 1,000 citizens posed for his camera and told their stories, and JR compiled their portraits into an astounding photographic mural, a portrait of the city. To be installed at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, it is the latest of his ground-breaking and deeply compelling art projects. This rich volume features all the individual portraits and selected stories alongside behind-the-scenes photos, a foreword by Neal Benezra, and an introduction by JR. A removable poster showcases the entire mural. For JR''s legions of fans and anyone who loves or lives in San Francisco, this book reveals art and urban community from a new angle.
Visit the animals of the savanna in this one-of-a-kind format, complete with art by celebrated illustrator Ingela P Arrhenius. Each uniquely shaped page overlaps with the next to create a complete landscape when closed - and an immersive world to explore with each turn of the page when open. Light concept-based text and jubilant illustrations introduce babies and toddlers to adorable animals of the savanna and act as a gentle primer for times of day, from morning to night! Delightfully petite, Bookscape Board Books'' chunkiness and unique layers give them a tactile, toylike quality that begs to be picked up - making each book in the series a memorable and irresistible gift.
The Art of Alice and Martin Provensen is the first-ever monograph on this beloved midcentury husband-and-wife illustration team. This award-winning pair created more than 40 beloved children's books over the span of seven decades, many of which appeared on the New York Times Best Illustrated Books of the Year lists. From early favorites for Golden Books such as The Color Kittens by Margaret Wise Brown, 1949, to their Caldecott-winning title The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot, 1983, the Provensens' books inspired generations of young readers. Original paintings for their beloved classics such as A Child's Garden of Verses, 1951, The Iliad and the Odyssey, 1959, Myths and Legends, 1960 and many others, are beautifully reproduced and included here.
This comprehensive volume showcases hundreds of their well-known illustrations, as well as many never-before-seen paintings, drawings, and exquisite sketchbooks from their travels around the world. An interview with their daughter Karen Provensen Mitchell illuminates their life and career and includes many personal photographs, quotes, speeches, and memorabilia from their archive. An introduction by Leonard S. Marcus, a leading historian in children's literature, underscores the Provensen's importance and influence as illustrators and authors. Additionally, noted publisher and close family friend Robert Gottlieb, provides a personal essay that shares many of his memories with this cherished couple.
The Provensens' colorful, inimitable artwork is a treasure trove that has influenced generations of children, designers, illustrators, historians, and all who cherish classic children's books.
World renowned artist, TED Prize winner, Oscar nominee, and one of Time''s 100 most influential people of 2018, JR is a contemporary art superstar.
In 2018, JR brought his mobile photo studio to New York City. Over one thousand New Yorkers posed for the camera and told their stories, and JR compiled their portraits into an astounding photographic mural-a portrait of the city-for the Brooklyn Museum.
JR: The Chronicles of New York City features both the final mural and every individual photo, as well as a selection of compelling stories and a behind-the-scenes look at how this incredible work was made.
The Chronicles series aims to capture the essence of iconic cities in words and images Includes a removable poster that showcases the entire mural Features a foreword by Darren Walker and an artist''s statement The groundbreaking artist first began his Chronicles series in a suburb of his native Paris and expanded upon the project in San Francisco and New York.
For JR''s legions of fans and anyone who loves or lives in New York, this book reveals art and urban community from a new angle.
A perfect gift for fans of JR, anyone who loves New York City, photographers both established and aspiring, as well as lovers of contemporary art, black-and-white photography, and site-specific art projects Beautiful on the coffee table or in a photo book collection Great for fans of Humans of New York: Stories by Brandon Stanton, New York by Serge Ramelli, and Banksy: You Are an Acceptable Level of Threat and If You Were Not You Would Know About It by Patrick Potter and Gary Shove
In the 1970s, photographer Hugh Holland masterfully captured the burgeoning culture of skateboarding against a sometimes harsh but always sunny Southern California landscape. This never-before-published collection showcases his black-and-white photographs that document young skateboarders sidewalk surfing off Mulholland Drive in concrete drainage ditches and empty swimming pools in a drought-ridden Southern California. From suburban backyard haunts to the asphalt streets that connected them, this was the place that inspired the legendary Dogtown and Z-Boys skateboarders. With their requisite bleached-blond hair, tanned bodies, tube socks and Vans, these young outsiders evoke the sometimes reckless but always exhilarating origins of skateboarding lifestyle and culture.
The 365 daily entries appear five times on each page, allowing users to revisit previous thoughts and memories over five years as they return to each page to record the current day's events. 370 pages.
Featuring the mysterious forest spirit from Hayao Miyazaki's iconic film My Neighbor Totoro, this plush and embroidered journal includes lined interiors and colorful artwork on the front and back pages-sure to delight Totoro fans and all who love irresistibly cute and fluffy characters.
My Neighbor Totoro (c) 1988 Studio Ghibli.
Polaroid Now celebrates new work created by contemporary artists working with Polaroid cameras and film today, and discusses the history, and evolution of the first instant imaging camera system that became a household name.
This curated selection of images is diverse aesthetically and geographically, and embraces the world-wide community of Polaroid artists. The book celebrates the unique, one-of-a-kind, and instantly gratifying qualities of Polaroid imagery. Additionally, Polaroid photographs by renowned luminaries such as Andy Warhol, David Hockney, and Chuck Close are included, as well a section on the 20x24 Polaroid camera.
* The cover of the book features a design that is reminiscent of the vintage Polaroid Colorpack Film boxes.
* The book features over 200 photographic images that explore the inherent beauty and possibilities of Polaroid film, as created by Polaroid artists from around the world.
* An index features popular Polaroid cameras that are still available and used today.
This officially licensed partnership with this world-renowned brand is the most comprehensive book published on Polaroid, and includes an essay by Polaroid's CEO Oskar Smolokowski.
Push the yellow button on the cover, and a magical journey of colour and imagination is triggered. What is remarkable is that it is all achieved on the flat surface of a printed page. Ages: 2+
The year 1972 brought together two legends of rock ''n'' roll at the peaks of their careers: Jim Marshall and the Rolling Stones. Selected by LIFE magazine to photograph the Stones'' EXILE ON MAIN ST. tour, Marshall had a week of unlimited access. The results are his now-iconic images of the band, onstage in their full glory and backstage in moments of unguarded camaraderie. Marshall''s ability to capture the essential spirit of an artist and the transformative power of music is matched only by the Stones'' larger-than-life energy. Fifty years after these photographs were taken, they retain the power to thrill and inspire.
This definitive edition presents the images as they were meant to be seen: at a larger size and in the rich, high-contrast tones Marshall favored. The original content is enhanced with never-before-seen proof sheets and two new essays by photographer and film director Anton Corbijn and Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue. This is the ultimate, immersive experience of one of the greatest moments in music history.
Featuring 30 final frames from the film-all hand-drawn and gorgeously detailed-these collectible, one-of-a-kind postcards take you on a remarkable journey through director Hayao Miyazaki's fantastic supernatural spirit world.
* LUXE POSTCARD FORMAT: 30 different full-color images printed on quality cardstock and bound in a portfolio cover. Cards are easy to remove to send or frame. Features a range of key scenes and characters from the film!
* GREAT GIFT: Fans of Spirited Away, Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli will love this collection of postcards. A unique present for animation enthusiasts, collectors, and fans of Japanese art, stationery, and pop culture.
* BELOVED STUDIO WITH MASSIVE FAN BASE WORLDWIDE: Miyazaki is often called the "Walt Disney of Japan." The Ghibli Museum is a popular destination in Tokyo, seeing about 650,000 visitors a year. Six of Studio Ghibli's films received Academy Award (R) nominations in the United States.
* AWARD-WINNING FILM: Spirited Away has received universal critical acclaim, winning the Academy Award (R) for Best Animated Feature in 2003. Lauded as a masterpiece, the movie continues to appear on "best film" lists including in Rolling Stone, The New York Times, Time Out, and more.
(c) 2001 Studio Ghibli - NDDTM.