Archive for Items Categorized 'Art/Photo', only excerpts shown, click title for full entry.
Batman Black and White
by Gianni, Goodwin, Gaiman, McKeever, Miller et al
Not for fanfolk only! Every book lover with an especial interest in pen-and-ink, black-and-white, the art of drawing, should consider tracking this one down.
Yoko Ono, One Woman Show, 1960–1971
For many, Yoko Ono is merely John Lennon’s widow. But before she even knew about The Beatles, she was an artist in her own right. For decades, her standing in the art world has been on the fringe—until now: MoMA gave her her own show.
Danish Painting, From the Golden Age to the Modern Breakthrough
by Berman, Mednick
Lundbye, Ancher, Hammershol are not household names but these artists are well known in their home country and deserve wider recognition. This book accompanied a NY show and while it doesn’t fully capture these wonderful paintings, it introduces to the general public a whole other world.
Stars and Cars of the ‘50s
by Edward Quinn
For most, the 1950s were a time of austerity. Celebrities were blissfully unaware of it and car makers were happy to indulge them. Quinn captures them in candid shots.
Spanish Drawings in The Courtauld Gallery: Complete Catalogue
by Zahira Véliz Bomford
Works of art on paper are sensitive to light and therefore cannot be on permanent public display. The Courtauld Gallery has one of the most important collections of Spanish drawings in Britain and this catalog accompanied one of their periodic exhibits.
India: In My Eyes
by Barbara Macklowe
Been there/done that? Even if you have, you probably haven’t seen what—or how—Barbara Macklowe sees.
Canadian Art: The Thomson Collection at the Art Gallery of Ontario
by Jeremy Adamson et al
This collection of 2000 immensely varied works represents the largest gift ever made to a Canadian cultural institution. This one book of five discusses signature works by Canadian artists.
All About Bond
by Terry O’Neill
Many unpublished photos by an important photographer offer a candid look at a cultural touchstone that is now half a century old!
Lichtenstein, A Retrospective
by James Rondeau and Sheena Wagstaff
Over 130 paintings and sculptures as well as over 30 rarely seen drawings and collages illustrate all periods of the artist’s career and offer a fresh look and new insights.
Figureheads of the Royal Navy
by David M. Pulvertaft
The open sea is a massive force and notoriously superstitious sailors sought to appease it by mounting an offering on the stems of their ships. Thus was born what would evolve into the nautical figurehead, here examined on 350 years of British warships.
Claude and Francois-Xavier Lalanne: Art. Work. Life.
by Paul Kasmin
Have your own “Alice in Wonderland” moment with this intimate look at the artists’ home and studio that are brimming with nature-inspired sculptural pieces that look familiar but really aren’t.
Bullfight: The Pas de Deux
by Ricardo B. Sanchez
This book is about art, photography, things unseen, thoughts unthought, managing fear, and, oh, bulls. You’ll be surprised . . .