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Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs

by Sally Mann

A revealing and beautifully written memoir and family history from acclaimed photographer Sally Mann.

In this groundbreaking book, a unique interplay of narrative and image, Mann's preoccupation with family,...


In Montmartre: Picasso, Matisse and the Birth of Modernist Art

by Sue Roe

A lively and deeply researched group biography of the figures who transformed the world of art in bohemian Paris in the first decade of the twentieth century

In Montmartre is a colorful history of the birth of...


The Confessions of an English Opium Eater

by Thomas De Quincey

I here present you, courteous reader, with the record of a remarkable period in my life: according to my application of it, I trust that it will prove not merely an interesting record, but in a considerable...


Smash Cut

by Brad Gooch

Brad Gooch, the author of the acclaimed City Poet, returns with a searing memoir of life in 1980s New York City.

Brad Gooch arrived in New York in the 1970s, eager for artistic and personal freedom. Smash Cut...


Delacroix

by Isabella Alston

Eugène Delacroix was highly influential in the 19th-century Romanticism art movement and is considered by many art historians to be the most important of the Romantic painters. Delacroix is often attributed...


Mondrian

by Isabella Alston

Piet Mondrian pioneered the de Stijl movement-Dutch for "The Style"-that emerged in the early 20th century and which served as an important transition from a focus on Symbolism and Realism to a new and growing...


Toast & Marmalade: and Other Stories

by Emma Bridgewater

'Emma Bridgewater, queen of kitchenware, proves herself to be queen of the memoir too.' Stephen Fry

'What a great read - a true British inspiration story - I loved it!' Cath Kidston

'Emma Bridgewater's captivating...


Peter Bagge: Conversations

by Kent Worcester

Interivews with the creator of the comics series Hate and the former editor of the often outrageous Weirdo magazine


Gods and Kings: The Rise and Fall of Alexander McQueen and John Galliano

by Dana Thomas

More than two decades ago, John Galliano and Alexander McQueen arrived on the fashions scene when the business was in an artistic and economic rut. Both wanted to revolutionize fashion in a way no one had in...


Mark Rothko: Toward the Light in the Chapel

by Annie Cohen-Solal

A fascinating exploration of the life and work of one of America’s most famous and enigmatic postwar visual artists


POPism: The Warhol Sixties

by Andy Warhol & Pat Hackett

Anecdotal, funny, frank, POPism is Warhol’s personal view of the Pop phenomenon in New York in the 1960s and a look back at the relationships that made up the scene at the Factory, including his rela­tionship...


Conversaciones Con George Harrison: Final de la Linea

by Ronald Ritter & Sussan Evermore

Sentado con Sussan el anfitrión y escuchando a George habla de su vida, los amores y la música se hizo más de lo que esperaba. Hablamos de Olivia, su hijo Dhani y "The Traveling Wilburys", pero no había...


Seth: Conversations

by Eric Hoffman & Dominick Grace

Interviews with the cartoonist who created It's a Good Life, If You Don't Weaken; Clyde Fans; and Wimbledon Green


Mayan Temple Discovered In Pompeii Italy

by Ronald Ritter & Sussan Evermore

The archaeological site of Pompeii in southern Italy was an ancient Roman town/city situated near modern Naples. It was covered in (4-6) meters of ash and pumice by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D....


Viktor IV: A Biography

by David L. Levy

Viktor, an expatriate American, was a fascinating 20th Century artist who produced an estimated 700 "ikons" of boat hatches and driftwood floating on the Amstel River in Amsterdam, and more than 5000 "logbook"...


The Philosophy of Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again

by Andy Warhol

A loosely formed autobiography by Andy Warhol, told with his trademark blend of irony and detachment

 

In The Philosophy of Andy Warhol—which, with the subtitle "(From A to B and Back Again)," is less a memoir...


Big Eyes: The Screenplay

by Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski & Tyler Stallings

WITH AN INTERVIEW WITH MARGARET KEANE

The full screenplay by award-winning Ed Wood writers Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski for acclaimed director Tim Burton's film Big Eyes, starring Amy Adams and Christoph...


David Hockney: The Biography, 1975-2012

by Christopher Simon Sykes

In this fascinating and entertaining second volume, Christopher Simon Sykes explores the life and work of Britain's most popular living artist.

 

David Hockney is one of the most influential and best-loved artists...


Artists Under Hitler: Collaboration and Survival in Nazi Germany

by Jonathan Petropoulos

"What are we to make of those cultural figures, many with significant international reputations, who tried to find accommodation with the Nazi regime?" Jonathan Petropoulos asks in this exploration of some of...


The Year with Rudolf Nureyev

by Simon Robinson

Here, for the first time, is an intimate and fascinating portrait of Rudolf Nureyev off-stage-a man who was an exacting, unpredictable, parsimonious and often immature individual, yet who, at the same time,...