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ABRAMS  ■  FALL 2011

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Abrams Abrams ComicArts 54

Stewart, Tabori & Chang STC Craft | Melanie Falick Books 86

Abrams Image 100

Distributions 5 Continents Editions • Royal Academy of Arts Publications • Tate Publishing Vendome Press • V&A Publishing

Also of Interest • 138 Photography and Art Credits • 140 Alphabetical Index • 141 Category Index • 142 Information to the Trade • 144

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he Oprah Winfrey Show will come to an end this spring after 25 years on television. Arguably the most influential television personality of all time,

Ms. Winfrey and her show have had an impact on American culture that cannot be

overstated. This beautifully illustrated book will explore and celebrate the legacy of the show using written contributions from a stellar group of public figures and images from notable photographers. The book will feature photographs from the Harpo archive, spanning the 25 years the show has been on the air, including the farewell season. Essays within the book will be dedicated to different themes (e.g., personal growth, social action, and literature) and will explore how the show has touched people’s lives and impacted the conversation around those issues. The essays will be followed by narrative text, which will guide the reader through the history of

Reflections on an American Legacy

the show’s involvement with each topic and will include stories about the events, people, and organizations that have acted as touchstones or provided insights along the way. Accompanying the essays and narrative text will be images from the show, behind-the-scenes photographs, as well as signature portraits of the contributing celebrities taken by noted photographers. The book will allow Oprah Winfrey Show fans to understand the broad cultural impact of the show, while revisiting favorite guests, episodes, and stories.

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A lavish celebration of the history and legacy of

The Oprah Winfrey Show s e lling points ■ Contributions from a stellar group of public figures ■ Created in close collaboration with Harpo, Inc. ■ Oprah Winfrey is the only person to have been included in all seven of Time magazine’s annual 100 Most Influential People in the World between 2004 and 2010 ■ Includes behind-the-scenes images of The Oprah Winfrey Show ■ Features stories dating back to the first episode as well as selections from Harpo’s vast archive of images ■ The Oprah Winfrey Show is broadcast in 145 countries internationally

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Gregory Crewdson: In a Lonely Place ■

By G R E G o Ry C R E w d S o N A N d C R A I G B u R N E T T

s e lling points ■ Publication coincides with an internationally traveling exhibition of Crewdson’s work ■ Includes important images from different periods in Crewdson’s career

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A compelling collection of images from three of Crewdson’s most acclaimed series

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reated to accompany a traveling exhibition, this volume features work from three of world-

renowned artist Gregory Crewdson’s photographic series: “Beneath the Roses,” “Sanctuary,” and “Fireflies.”

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Although these series illustrate distinct subject matter, they share Crewdson’s unique preoccupations and compelling aesthetic. “Fireflies” is the result of two solitary summer months spent photographing the fireflies that came alive at dusk each evening. “Beneath the Roses” depicts the homes, streets, and forests of

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unnamed small towns, revealing emotionally charged moments in the lives of seemingly ordinary individuals. In “Sanctuary,” haunting images of the legendary Italian film studio Cinecittà capture the beauty of the decaying film sets. Texts from curators of the exhibition and Crewdson himself offer fresh insight and examine the parallels between these seemingly disparate subjects. Celebrating some of the artist’s greatest work, this volume is a must-have for any Crewdson fan and the perfect introduction to those discovering him for the first time.

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Gregory Crewdson is an internationally exhibited artist. He teaches at the Yale University School of Art and lives in New York City. Craig Burnett is a writer and gallerist. He lives in London.

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Sagmeister: Another Book… A B O U T P R O M OT I O N A N d S A L E S M AT E R I A L ■

E d I T E d By S T E FA N S AG M E I S T E R A N d C h A N TA l P R o d ’ h o M

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s e lling points ■ Sagmeister’s books have enormous appeal to designers and laypeople ■ Text in both English and German,

Über designer Stefan Sagmeister (Things I have learned in my life so far and Sagmeister: Made You Look) is back!

Sagmeister’s native language ■ designed by the acclaimed Swiss designer Martin Woodtli ■ None of the work included in this book has appeared in Sagmeister’s previous books

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exhibition, Another Book about Promotion and

Sales Material explores the work of one of the world’s

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most famous graphic designers—Stefan Sagmeister.

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Divided into four sections, and including commissioned work from ten years of graphic design, this book explores

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how Sagmeister creates greater awareness for corporations, his friends, his own work, and cultural events

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and products. Showcasing a wide range of work, from a Talking Heads boxed set, to print ads for Levi’s, to a wedding invitation for close friends, this book includes exclusive images from the studio archive as well as Sagmeister’s commentary on his work, which contains his characteristic

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wit and insight. The result is a funny, revealing, and intimate

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look at the cutting-edge work of a graphic design master. Stefan Sagmeister is one of the most influential graphic designers working today. In 1993, he formed his design firm, Sagmeister Inc. He lives in New York. Chantal Prod’Hom is the director of mudac (Museum of Design and Contemporary Applied Arts) in Lausanne, Switzerland. Martin Woodtli is an award-winning graphic designer. He lives in Zurich, Switzerland.

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g r e at e st h i ts ■

By G l E N dA B A I l E y

C R E AT I V E d I R E C T I o N By S T E P h E N G A N

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arper’s Bazaar is America’s longest-running fashion magazine, revered for its style-setting contributions to fashion, photography,

and graphic design. Under the direction of Glenda Bailey in this decade, the magazine has maintained its position as a prominent cultural icon. Bailey is known for commissioning dazzling visual features that frame fashion in the context of contemporary pop culture and aesthetics. Shot by well-known photographers and featuring supermodels and supercelebrities, Bazaar’s fashion photography is always beautiful—and entertaining. Harper’s Bazaar:

Greatest Hits is a collection of more than 300 photographs that chronicle the best fashion of our time. A celebration of fashion, a romp through a riotous and eventful decade, and a banquet of contemporary imagery, Harper’s Bazaar: Greatest Hits is also a glamorous object in itself. Glenda Bailey has been the editor in chief of Harper’s Bazaar since 2001. She was born in Derbyshire, England, and was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 2008. Stephen Gan is the creative director of Harper’s Bazaar and a founder and creative director of the cutting-edge fashion magazine Visionaire. Elizabeth Hummer is the design director of Harper’s Bazaar.

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A DECADE OF FASHION & STYLE s e lling points ■ Features bold-faced fashion and entertainment industry insiders: Marc Jacobs, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Moss, and more ■ Showcases the premier work of noted fashion photographers Peter Lindbergh, Patrick demarchelier, Mario Sorrenti, Terry Richardson, Hiro, and more ■ Published with the full support of Harper’s Bazaar (circ. 745,000) and Hearst Magazines

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PS Magazine T h E B E S T O F T h E P R E v E N T I v E M A I N T E N A N C E M O N T h Ly ■

By W I l l E I S n E R

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s e lling points ■ Published to coincide with the 60th anniversary of PS magazine ■ The perfect gift for veterans, comics fans, military and history

The missing link in legendary artist Will Eisner’s career, this collection is a testament to the teaching power of comics

buffs, and Father’s Day ■ Will Eisner is one of the most beloved and important creators in comics, and his work continues to be relevant and influential ■ Eddie Campbell is an awardwinning comics writer and artist whose work includes From Hell with Alan Moore, the autobiographical Alec: The Years Have Pants, and The Playwright with Daren White

“Eisner understood comics’ potential

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for education decades before his

J. Schoomaker, USA (Ret.), who

peers, and PS magazine was his

served from 1969 to 2000 and

first laboratory. This thoughtful new

was recalled to active duty as

collection is an essential addition to

the 35th Army Chief of Staff from

the Eisner library.” —Scott McCloud,

2003 to 2007

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author of Understanding Comics ill Eisner—best known for his influential comic book series The Spirit and his groundbreak-

ing graphic novel A Contract with God—believed in

the teaching power of comics, and from 1951 to 1971 he produced PS magazine for the U.S. Army. This Preventive Maintenance Monthly (called PS because

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it was a postscript to the standard technical manuals)

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was aimed at teaching American soldiers everything

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about weapons safety for vehicles, aircraft, firearms,

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and electronics. Eisner illustrated these vital lessons in

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drawings, pinups, step-by-step guides, and comic strips. This collection contains the best of Eisner’s 227 issues of

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PS, reproduced in a portable digest format. This relatively

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unknown work by Eisner is finally explored—the missing

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link between his comic books and his later, more mature

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Will Eisner (1917–2005) is one of the most beloved and important creators in comics. His work includes the comic book The Spirit and more than two dozen graphic novels, including A Contract with God. The comics industry’s most prestigious award, the Eisner, was created in his honor.

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Rock Seen ■

By B o B G R u E N

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s e lling points ■ Features amazing images of some of the greatest rock acts of all time ■ Introduction by debbie Harry of

The official monograph of rock and roll’s most famous photographer

Blondie ■ Includes legendary photographs of John Lennon, the Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Kiss, and more

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also avail ab le or 40 years, Bob Gruen’s name has been synonymous with rock and roll. From taking early

photos on tour with Ike and Tina Turner, to capturing the

early CBGB/Max’s Kansas City scene to covering current stadium rockers such as Green Day, Gruen has always

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been at the right place at the right time—and he’s always

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gotten the shot. In this lavish monograph, Gruen has

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curated his favorite photographs from his career, with

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intimate captions and behind-the-scenes anecdotes. Featuring such illustrious acts as the Clash, Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Sex Pistols, Ramones, and more, and

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including an introduction by the legendary Debbie Harry

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rock and roll. Bob Gruen is one of the most well-known rock-and-roll photographers of all time. For 40 years his images have appeared worldwide in every form—from T-shirts to postage stamps. He is the author of John Lennon: The New York Years and New York Dolls. He lives in New York.

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Living in the Material World George H arrison By Olivia Harrison

Edited by Mark Holborn

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rawing on George Harrison’s personal

archive of photographs, letters, diaries, and

memorabilia, Olivia Harrison reveals the arc of his life, from his guitar-obsessed boyhood in Liverpool, to the astonishment of the Beatles years, to his days as

an independent musician and bohemian squire. Here too is the record of Harrison’s lifelong commitment to Indian music, and his adventures as a movie producer, Traveling Wilbury, and Formula One racing fan. The book is filled with stories and reminiscences from Harrison’s friends, including Eric Clapton, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and many, many others. Among its previously unpublished riches are photographs taken by Harrison himself beginning in the mid-1960s. It is a rich tribute to a man who died far too young, but who touched the lives of millions. Olivia Harrison is a producer and philanthropist. She has received a Grammy Award for her video of the 2002 Concert for George, which she organized to benefit the Material World Charitable Foundation in memory of her husband, George Harrison; and a UNICEF Spirit of Compassion Award in recognition of her family’s assistance to the children of Bangladesh. Mark Holborn is a distinguished editor of illustrated books, who has worked with numerous photographers and artists, from Annie Leibovitz to Lucian Freud.

s e lling points ■ Many never-before-seen photographs from Harrison’s personal archive, including images from the height of Beatlemania ■ Features reminiscences from Harrison’s family and fellow musicians and artists, including Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, and Terry Gilliam, organized by his widow, Olivia Harrison ■ Coincides with the Martin Scorsese documentary Living in the Material World: George Harrison, to be broadcast worldwide in September

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George Living Harrison in the Material World

The life of George Harrison as seen through his own

personal archive of photographs, letters, diaries, and memorabilia, and the testimony of his friends and fellow musicians

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Yiddishkeit J E w I S H V E R N AC U L A R A N d T H E N E w L A N d ■

E d i t E d by H a r v E y P E k a r a n d Pau l b u H l E

An illustrated anthology tracing the influence of Yiddish on popular culture s e lling points ■ A collection of comics, stories, and a full-length play about the influence of Yiddish ■ The last fully realized project by Harvey Pekar before his death ■ The perfect gift for the Jewish holidays

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iddish is everywhere. We hear words like nosh, schlep, and schmutz all the time, but how did these

words come to pepper American English? In Yiddishkeit:

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Jewish Vernacular and the New Land, Harvey Pekar and

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Paul Buhle trace the influence of Yiddish from medieval

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Europe to the tenements of New York’s Lower East Side. This comics anthology contains original stories by notable writers and artists such as Barry Deutsch, Peter Kuper, Spain Rodriguez, and Sharon Rudahl. Through illustrations, comics art, and a full-length play, four major themes are explored: culture, performance, assimilation, and the revival of the language. The last fully realized work by Harvey Pekar, this book is a thoughtful compilation that

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reveals the far-reaching influences of Yiddish. paul Buhle, retired from Brown University, has written and edited 42 books, including the award-winning Art of Harvey Kurtzman, Jews and American Comics, and the three-volume Jews and American Popular Culture. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin. Harvey pekar (1939–2010)

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is best known for his autobiographical comic book series American Splendor, which was made into an Academy Award–nominated film of the same name starring Paul Giamatti in 2003, and Our Cancer Year (1994).

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Cats, dogs, Men, Women, Ninnies & Clowns T H E LO S T A R T O F W I L L I A M S T E I G ■

By J E A N N E S T E I G w I T h I l lu S T R AT I o N S By w I l l I A M S T E I G

I N T R o d u C T I o N By R oz C h A S T

A F T E R w o R d By J u l E S F E I F F E R s e lling points ■ Includes more than 450 never-

The definitive collection of this master cartoonist’s art, selected by Jeanne Steig

before-published cartoons ■ These cartoons were created for Steig’s family and his own amusement ■ Includes text by famed cartoonists Roz Chast and Jules Feiffer ■ All images reproduced from the original art

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hildren, octogenarians, and everyone in between know the work of William Steig, the beloved car-

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toonist and award-winning children’s book author whose

work graced the covers and pages of the New Yorker for more than 70 years. In Cats, Dogs, Men, Women, Ninnies & Clowns: The Lost Art of William Steig, Jeanne Steig uncovers more than 450 never-before-published cartoons by her husband and provides personal insight and anecdotes about his work and her relationship with Bill, shedding new light on this celebrated genius. William Steig (1907–2003) was an artist and writer best known for Shrek! (the basis of the blockbuster film series).

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He received the Caldecott Medal and the Newbery Honor. Jeanne Steig is the author of A Handful of Beans and A Gift from Zeus. She is also a self-taught artist, working almost exclusively with found materials. She lives in Boston. roz Chast is a cartoonist whose work regularly appears in the New Yorker. She lives in Connecticut. Jules Feiffer is an award-winning writer, illustrator, screenwriter, playwright, children’s book author, and cartoonist. He lives in New York City.

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NOW BACK IN PRINT

Baseball’s Golden Age T h E P h OTO G R A P h S O F C h A R L E S M . C O N LO N ■

By n E A l M c C A B E A n d

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s e lling points ■ Previous editions have sold more than 65,000 combined ■ Returning to a hardcover format and identically sized to The Big Show, these two books are a beautiful matching pair with more than 400 Conlon images between them ■ Foreword by Roger Angell

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The Big Show C h A R L E S M . C O N LO N ’ S G O L D E N AG E B A S E B A L L P h OTO G R A P h S ■

By n E A l M c C A B E A n d C o n S TA n C E M c C A B E

F o R E W o R d By R o G E R k A h n

s e lling points ■ 2011 is the 125th anniversary of

The definitive collection of the work of one of America’s greatest baseball photographers

the Sporting News, where these photographs are archived ■ Includes rare and never-beforepublished masterpieces of the greats from baseball’s golden age ■ Contains colorful stories from baseball’s glory years ■ The long-awaited follow up to Conlon’s acclaimed Baseball’s Golden Age ■ Foreword by Roger Kahn, author of Boys of Summer

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Hardcover with jacket harles M. Conlon created iconic images of

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photographs of the sport from 1904 to 1942. In The

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Big Show: Charles M. Conlon’s Golden Age Baseball Photographs, soulful, striking shots of Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, and hundreds of other major leaguers are

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paired with captions meticulously based on contemporary reports and quotes from the players themselves. In

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their own words, colorful characters spill the beans about famous scandals, divulge quirky characteristics, and tell little-known stories. In 1993, Abrams’ acclaimed Baseball’s Golden Age first celebrated Conlon’s photographs. Research in the Conlon Collection of the Sporting News later uncovered a cache of brilliant, rare photographs. Showcasing this windfall, the book—a must-have for baseball fans young and old—is the definitive collection of America’s best baseball photographer’s work, offering a moving depiction of past baseball greats. Neal McCabe is a baseball historian and the author, with Constance McCabe, of Baseball’s Golden Age. Neal also edited and coproduced the audio version of The Glory of Their Times and adapted it for the stage. roger Kahn is a beloved sportswriter and author of the bestseller Boys of Summer.

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Wolf Kahn ■

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An updated edition of the definitive monograph s e lling points ■ Now includes the past 15 years of Kahn’s career and an informative essay by noted art critic Karen Wilkin ■ Kahn’s art is represented by dealers from coast to coast

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his second edition of the definitive book on artist Wolf Kahn adds his achievements of the

past 15 years. A new essay by Karen Wilkin highlights the development of his late style, and a generous selection of paintings and pastels showcases his bold, freewheeling new work. The main text, by Justin Spring, traces Khan’s art and life to 1993. An insightful essay by Louis Finkelstein illuminates the fusion of abstraction and

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representation in the work. Kahn’s landscapes evoke a particular sense of place and season, yet they are also universal. His radiant hues, tangy color contrasts, and pervasive sense of

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light have placed him at the forefront of American representational artists. Justin Spring is a novelist and art critic. His work has been published in Art Forum, the New York Times, and

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the Village Voice. Karen Wilkin is a curator and critic. She is a contributor to the New Criterion, Art in America, and the Wall Street Journal. The late louis Finkelstein, artist and critic, was a professor emeritus at Queens College, City University of New York.

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New york from the Air A S TO Ry O F A R C h I T E C T U R E ■

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s e lling points ■ The New york skyline, captured by the world’s most renowned aerial photographer ■ Completely updated with additional photographs and text

The bestselling book on New York, now fully updated and expanded

■ An up-to-date glimpse of New york’s ever-changing landscape ■ More than 70 maps put photographs in context

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text, New York from the Air is a lush, romantic, and

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ultimately hopeful tribute to one of the most thrilling cities in history. World-renowned bestselling photographer

Yann Arthus-Bertrand—shooting from vantage points

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few people ever attain—presents the power and beauty

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of Manhattan’s amazing skyscrapers, the bucolic joys of Central Park, the majesty of the Upper West Side’s castlelike apartment buildings, and much, much more. This new edition includes unpublished photographs of landmarks built since the 2003 edition. New York historian and cartographer John Tauranac’s lively commentaries lead readers on a truly spectacular tour from above the city

Earth from Above

that never sleeps.

Tenth Anniversary Edition ISBN 978-0-8109-9693-9 ISBN 978-0-8109-9693-9

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yann Arthus-Bertrand’s many books include the multimillion-copy international bestseller Earth from Above. He is based in Paris. John Tauranac is a native

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He was the design chief of the 1979 New York City

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subway map, and his street atlas, Manhattan Block by 9

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The New Earth from Above:

York Magazine, Travel & Leisure, and other publications.

Block, is in its fifth edition.

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The official Tie-in book To The groundbreaking hiT aMc TV show ■

By PAu l R u d I T I S

I n T R o d u C T I o n By R o B E R T k I R k M A n

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he Walking Dead Chronicles: The Official Companion Book is the only authorized, behind-the-scenes

guide to season one of the white-hot new AMC television series, The Walking Dead, which tells the story of a sheriff’s deputy leading a band of survivors in a post-

apocalyptic world overrun by the undead. Focusing on the making of the first season of the Golden Globe–nominated TV show, as well as the creation of the New York Times bestselling comic book on which the series is based, The Walking Dead Chronicles is lavishly illustrated with never-before-seen unit photography, storyboards, set designs, makeup and visual effects shots, and page-to-screen comparisons of the comic and TV show. Featuring new interviews with series creator Robert kirkman and executive producer Frank darabont, as well as the cast and crew, the book also includes sidebars that serve as a detailed episode guide, reproducing excerpts from early drafts and final scripts, and revealing new direc-

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■ Filled with 200 illustrations, behind-the-

200 color illustrations

scenes photographs, and ZOMBIES!

208 pages, 8¼ × 11"

Paul ruditis has written or contributed to over a dozen

■ Features interviews with creator Robert

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official companion books to TV shows, including Bones,

Kirkman, showrunner Frank Darabont,

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Prison Break, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and The West

cast, crew, and more

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Wing. he also writes novels for teens and adults and is currently writer and coeditor of a comic book series based on the TV show Charmed. he lives in Burbank, California.

■ The Walking Dead comic books worldwide ■ Timed to the hotly anticipated Season

All images © 2010 AMC Film holdings llC, except opposite page top left and top center © 2010 Robert kirkman

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have sold more than 2 million copies

Two premiere scheduled for October 2011, on AMC

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Wall ■

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E S S Ay By k E n n E T h B A k E R

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One of Goldsworthy’s seminal works, now available in paperback

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Time (paperback) ISBN 978-0-8109-7146-2 ISBN 978-0-8109-7146-2 US $40.00 CAN $45.00

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ritish artist Andy Goldsworthy, known for creating art outdoors and from natural materials, has now

built a 2,278-foot stone wall at Storm King Art Center, a sculpture park on the Hudson River in Mountainville, New

York. This sensitive and detailed response to the land— former farmland in an area once rich in stone walls—is one of his most impressive and important permanent artworks. The book’s stunning color photographs show the wall from every vantage point and in all four seasons,

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and document ephemeral work made around it. Kenneth Baker’s essay considers the Storm King wall in the context of Goldsworthy’s other work. Andy goldsworthy was born in 1956 in Cheshire,

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England. His work is regularly exhibited in Britain, France, the United States, Japan, and elsewhere. Although commissions take him all over the world, the landscape around his home in Dumfriesshire, Scotland, remains at the heart of his work. His previous books include Abrams’ Andy Goldsworthy: A Collaboration with Nature, Hand to Earth, Stone, Wood, and Arch. Jerry l. Thompson is

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a highly regarded photographer who has contributed to a number of books, including Abrams’ Mark di Suvero. Kenneth Baker is an art critic at the San Francisco Chronicle.

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The Face of Jesus ■

By E d wA R d lu C I E - S M I T h

The life of Jesus depicted through beautiful and historical works of art s e lling points ■ Contains more than 300 full-color images illustrating the role of Jesus over time and throughout the world ■ Features art ranging from ancient to modern times by renowned artists ■ Intimate format makes this book a great gift

s pecifications 350 color illustrations 320 pages, 5¾ × 7½" Hardcover RIGHTS: WorlD ENGlISH PUB MONTH: oCToBEr rElIGIoN • ArT ISBN 978-1-4197-0080-4 ISBN 978-1-4197-0080-4 US $19.95 CAN $22.95

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he most iconic face in art over the past 2,000

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years has been that of Jesus. As the central figure

in Christianity, he has been a source of comfort and support to followers around the world. In The Face of

Jesus, art historian Edward Lucie-Smith traces Jesus’s life through famous works of art, both ancient and modern, by such artists as Piero della Francesca, Leonardo da Vinci, El Greco, Rembrandt, Georges Rouault, and

Saints

Jean-Michel Basquiat. Covering Jesus’s life from birth

ISBN 978-0-8109-5499-1 ISBN 978-0-8109-5499-1

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to crucifixion, and finally to resurrection, The Face of Jesus is a beautiful collection of more than 300 images gathered in an accessible and intimate format.

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and historian. Lucie-Smith has written many books, including The Glory of Angels, Movements in Art Since

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internationally. He contributes regularly to ArtReview

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Angels

Hudson Dictionary of Art Terms, and Art Today. He has

magazine. He lives in London.

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Mary

Edward lucie-Smith is a well-known author, art critic,

1945, Visual Arts in the 20th Century, The Thames and

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Star Trek® vault 40 yEARS FROM THE ARCHIvES ■

By S C oT T T I P To N

The only book to chart the entire 40-year history of Star Trek s e lling points ■ This ultimate treasure trove of Star Trek ephemera will appeal to Trekkers and casual fans alike ■ Features the most rare and coveted memorabilia from the multiple television series and films ■ 90 percent brand awareness among ages 25 to 54 ■ The last film grossed $385 million at the box office, making it the biggest Star Trek movie ever

s pecifications 350 illustrations 128 pages, 12 × 11" 14 interactive reproductions Hardcover with jacket

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RIGHTS: NorTH AMErICA hen Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek was

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cancelled from network television in 1969, few

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could have guessed that, more than four decades later,

Star Trek would have become one of the most popular and enduring entertainment properties of all time. Yet,

ISBN 978-1-4197-0075-0 ISBN 978-1-4197-0075-0 US $40.00 CAN $45.00

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after finding success in syndication during the 1970s, the world of Star Trek has grown to encompass six television

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series, 11 feature films, and countless novels, comic books, and video games. Star Trek Vault charts this remarkable history, covering the franchise’s first 40 years. Fully illustrated with more than 350 images, and including 14 interactive reproductions of the most fascinating memorabilia—on-set signage, concept storyboards, blueprints for Picard’s

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captain’s chair, and uniform badges from the original series—Star Trek Vault provides a broad perspective on the voyages of Captains Kirk, Picard, Sisko, Janeway, and Archer. The ultimate treasure trove of Star Trek imagery and memorabilia, Star Trek Vault is sure to appeal to both the casual and the die-hard fan.

Star Trek: The Original Series 365

Scott Tipton has written numerous Star Trek comics. His award-winning website, comics101.com, was named to Entertainment Weekly’s “The 100 Greatest Websites.”

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The Angel Tree C E L E B R AT I N G C H R I S T M A S AT T H E M E T R O P O L I TA N M U S E U M O F A R T ■

By l I N N h o wA R d A N d M A Ry JA N E P o o l

P h oTo G R A P h S By E l l I oT T E R w I T T

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The spectacular Metropolitan Museum of Art Christmas tree in astonishing detail

■ The Metropolitan Museum of Art hosts more than one million visitors during the holiday season ■ The Angel Tree is one of the most popular exhibits at the Metropolitan Museum of Art ■ An in-depth look at the newly re-created Angel Tree ■ Photographed by renowned photojournalist Elliott Erwitt

s pecifications 125 color photographs 128 pages, 8 × 12" Hardcover with jacket RIGHTS: WorlD PUB MONTH: oCToBEr ArT • HolIDAy ISBN 978-0-8109-9692-2 ISBN 978-0-8109-9692-2 US $24.95 CAN $27.95

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he Angel Tree: Celebrating Christmas at The Metropolitan Museum of Art showcases the

magnificent collection of Neapolitan Baroque angels and

crèche figures that has thrilled visitors from across the country each Christmas season for more than 50 years.

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New fiber-optic lighting and a new tree now enhance its beauty. More than 50 angels and 100 crèche figures, many sculpted by major artists of the period, represent all who came to worship the Babe. This is a true family book, starting with the story of the Nativity and then focusing on the scene in large, gloriously reproduced pictures of the angels and of townspeople and animals, shepherds and their flocks, kings and grand ladies. loretta Hines Howard collected and donated the crèche figures to the museum. Her daughter, linn Howard, now oversees the installation. She and Mary Jane Pool, formerly editor in chief of House & Garden magazine, also collaborated on Abrams’ previous volume on the Angel Tree. Elliott Erwitt, the noted Magnum photographer, also photographed the previous book. Now, using stateof-the art digital photography, he recaptures the beauty and grandeur of the Angel Tree.

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The Art of Walt Disney F r o m m i c k e y m o u s e To T h e m Ag i c k i n g D o m s A n D B e yo n D ■

By C h r i s to p h e r F i n C h

Fore word By John L asseter

The bestselling classic, completely revised and updated with six new chapters on Pixar

s e lling points ■ A stunning package with an acetate cover over a full cloth binding ■ A must-have for fans of The Walt Disney company and animation ■ includes a new history of Pixar, with interviews with its major players ■ The Art of Walt Disney has sold over 300,000 copies in all editions

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ArT irst published in 1973, The Art of Walt Disney is one of the most successful and influential illustrated art

books on American popular culture ever published. This book was the first to reveal the wealth of concept art,

animation drawings, and archival material created in the

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course of animating films. In this newly revised edition, author Christopher Finch has thoroughly reworked every chapter to incorporate the vast achievements of The Walt Disney Company in filmmaking, theater, and theme parks, from Walt’s day to the present, including all-new exciting chapters on Pixar Animation Studio and Walt Disney Animation along with extensive interviews with their chief creative officer, John Lasseter, and president, Ed Catmull. Offering hundreds of new images and unparalleled access to leading filmmakers and artists at The Walt Disney Company, The Art of Walt Disney will once again capture the imaginations of animation fans young and old. Christopher Finch is the author of many books about art in America, including Chuck Close: Work, Chuck Close: Life, Norman Rockwell’s America, and Jim Henson: The Works.

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An original collection celebrating classic Rockwell art

100 color and 50 black-and-white illustrations 8 removable prints

along with poems, stories, recipes, and songs

224 pages, 8¾ × 11" Hardcover with jacket RIGHTS: WorlD PUB MONTH: oCToBEr

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ArT orman Rockwell’s Spirit of America is an original collection of Rockwell paintings

ISBN 978-1-4197-0065-1

accompanied by classic American poems, stories, and songs that showcase the

ISBN 978-1-4197-0065-1 US $24.95 CAN $27.95

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true spirit of America. In the tradition of the bestselling Norman Rockwell’s Christmas Book, this compilation features Rockwell’s beloved illustrations of American towns, families, and

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more, all culled from the extensive Rockwell archive. Alongside the timeless images are works from beloved writers such as Mark Twain, O. Henry, and Laura Ingalls Wilder. This

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collection also features lyrics and music for songs such as the “Star-Spangled Banner” and “My Country, ’Tis of Thee,” as well as recipes for a classic Thanksgiving dinner. The perfect gift for any Rockwell fan, young or old, this book includes eight ready-to-frame, limited-edition prints. Norman rockwell (1894–1978) was a 20th-century American painter known for his illustra-

Norman Rockwell’s

tions of everyday life. His most famous works were created for the Saturday Evening Post

Christmas Book

magazine, including Rosie the Riveter, Saying Grace, and the Four Freedoms series. The

ISBN 978-0-8109-8262-8

Norman Rockwell Museum holds more than 574 paintings and drawings by the artist,

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and is located in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, where Rockwell spent the last 25 years of his life.

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diana vreeland T H E E y E H A S TO T R Av E L ■

By l I S A I M M o R d I N o V R E E l A N d

E S S Ay S By l A l ly w E y M o u T h , J u d I T h T h u R M A N , A N d J u d I T h C l A R k

s e lling points ■ Features hundreds of legendary fashion photographs by Richard Avedon, Horst P. Horst, and

An American original whose impact on fashion is legendary

Irving Penn, as well as original magazine spreads from Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue ■ diana vreeland’s Allure was re-released in 2010 to much acclaim ■ A look at fashion as it was being invented

s pecifications 350 color and black-and-white photographs 256 pages, 10 × 12" Hardcover with jacket RIGHTS: WorlD PUB MONTH: oCToBEr FASHIoN

ISBN 978-0-8109-9743-1 ISBN 978-0-8109-9743-1 US $55.00 CAN $66.00

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alled the “High Priestess of Fashion,” Diana

Vreeland (1903–1998) was an American original

whose impact on fashion and style was legendary.

Beginning in 1936, when she became a fashion editor at Harper’s Bazaar, Vreeland established herself as a controversial visionary with an astonishing ability to invent and discover fashion ideas, designers, personalities, and photographers. She was a memorable writer with a vivid personality and a talent for coining aphorisms. Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel chronicles 50 years

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of international fashion and Vreeland’s rich life. With more than 350 illustrations, including original magazine spreads and many famous photographs, this intensely visual book shows fashion as it was being invented, and how Vreeland shaped American taste through her superb vision.

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New york in Color ■

By B o B S h A M I S

A dazzling color portrait of New York City, from turn-of-the-century Autochromes to contemporary photographs s e lling points ■ A new look at New york City reveals a lost aspect of the world’s greatest city ■ vivid color brings New york City’s history to life ■ A photographic treasure featuring leading photographers, including André Kertész, William Klein, Nan Goldin, and more

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ew York in Color presents the best color photography of New York over the last century.

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From its iconic landmarks like Times Square and Coney

Island to the visual poetry of its streets and skyline, New York presents an ever-changing visual collage best seen in color. Here, neon lights define the spirit of the night, a young Bob Dylan lingers in the snows of Greenwich Village, subway trains are rolling murals, and New Yorkers of every era become dramatic actors on the world’s greatest stage. Presenting work—much of it unknown—by

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major photographers, including such masters as André Kertész, William Klein, Helen Levitt, and Joel Meyerowitz, New York in Color is destined to be a classic photographic survey of the world’s most visually vibrant city. Bob Shamis is a photographic historian, independent

New York: 365 Days

curator, and photographer. From 1998 to 2006 he was the

ISBN 978-0-8109-4942-3

curator of prints and photographs at the Museum of the

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City of New York, where he organized many exhibitions. He lives in New York City.

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vogue: The Covers ■

By d o d I E k A z A N J I A N

F o R E w o R d By h A M I S h B o w l E S

The definitive cover collection from the most influential magazine in fashion s e lling points ■ Spans the life of the magazine

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from 1892 to the present day ■ Comes with five stunning readyto-frame prints ■ Vogue is one of the most popular and influential fashion magazines in the world, with a circulation of 1.2 million in the United States ■ Showcases the evolution of fashion, art, and photography

s pecifications 500 color illustrations 5 removable prints 272 pages, 9 × 12" Hardcover with jacket RIGHTS: WorlD PUB MONTH: oCToBEr FASHIoN ISBN 978-0-8109-9768-4 ISBN 978-0-8109-9768-4 US $50.00 CAN $57.50

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ince its first cover on December 17, 1892, Vogue has had people talking. Vogue: The Covers chronicles the

extraordinary images that have reflected—and transformed— the world of style for more than 120 years. More than 300

of the most beautiful, provocative, and fashion-forward covers ever produced are highlighted alongside the history and stories behind the covers themselves. Organized in chronological order by decade, Vogue: The Covers begins with the illustrated covers from the magazine’s inception in 1892 and spans the 20th century to the present day, charting the evolution of fashion, art, culture, and photography for the past 120 years. Featuring the work of influential

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artists—Helmut Newton, Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Bruce Weber, Herb Ritts, Steven Meisel, Annie Leibovitz, and Mario Testino—the book is a stunning celebration of the magazine and its unparalleled influence. Dodie Kazanjian has covered the art world for Vogue since 1989. She is also the founder and director of Gallery Met, the nonprofit contemporary art space at the Metropolitan Opera. She is married to writer Calvin Tomkins and lives in New York City.

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Tattoo World ■

E d I T E d By M A R I S A k A ko u l A S

T E x T By M I C h A E l k A P l A N

The definitive guide to contemporary tattoo art s e lling points ■ Packed with more than 1,000 full-color photographs ■ Presents the top artists working in the medium today ■ Captures the full spectrum of diverse styles of tattooing ■ 40 percent of Americans between the ages of 26 and 40 have at least one tattoo ■ Unique format with laser-cut cover design

s pecifications 1,000 color photographs 384 pages, 8⅝ × 9¼" Hardcover with laser-cut cover RIGHTS: WorlD PUB MONTH: oCToBEr CUlTUrAl STUDIES

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practice. Although the history of tattooing is rooted in ancient

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customs and beliefs, it is a constantly evolving art form, as skilled practitioners continually reinterpret traditional motifs and experiment with new ones. With more than 1,000 illustra-

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tions from 125 of the most important artists working today, this book is the most comprehensive survey of tattooing ever published. Collected here are designs from around the globe, spanning a broad range of styles, including Japanese and East Asian iconography, classic Americana, and photorealism, among others. Featuring the work of tattoo legends

Body Type

alongside pieces by pioneering artists pushing the limits of

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the medium, this visually arresting survey is the essential ref-

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erence work for anyone interested in this exploding art form. Marisa Kakoulas is the author of Black Tattoo Art and Black and Grey Tattoo, and has written about tattoos for Inked magazine. Michael Kaplan is the author of three books and has written for publications including Wired, Details, and the New York Times.

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Graffiti World (Updated Edition) ISBN 978-0-8109-8049-5 ISBN$35.00 978-0810980495 US CAN $45.50

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Color in Art ■

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s e lling points ■ Scientific yet accessible: Art historian Stefano Zuffi focuses on how materials are mixed, where colors come from, their evolution in art history, and more ■ Gifty, attractive package, with color showing on page edges ■ Books on color sell as art history, applied art, interior design, and to artists

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An accessible introduction to color and color theory, through masterpieces that each illustrate one aspect of one color

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very color has many aspects, many variations, and many meanings. Red, for instance, can mean

passion, or suffering, or anger. How are these aspects

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represented in works of art from Titian and Bosch to Matisse and Warhol? Painters use colors to convey a message as much as they do for surface appeal. In design and fashion, color is omnipresent as well, but incredibly varied in its significance. This fascinating book focuses on the most important colors in art—red, blue,

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Crafting Modernism M I d C E N T U Ry A M E R I C A N A R T A N d d E S I G N ■

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s e lling points ■ Accompanies a major exhibition

A comprehensive guide to the studio craft movement in America in the decades following WWII

at the Museum of Arts and design in fall 2011 ■ Artists and designers in this book include Isamu Noguchi, Wharton Esherick, Charles and Ray Eames, Russel Wright, and many others

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led to a proliferation of the craft movement in museums and exhibitions worldwide. A few of the many artists represented include Dale Chihuly, Charles and Ray Eames, Wharton Esherick, George Nakashima, and Peter Voulkos. Jeannine Falino and Jennifer Scanlan, both of the Museum of Arts and Design, are the curators of the exhibition Crafting Modernism. They are also among the many contributors of essays to the book, of which Falino is the general editor.

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Graffiti 365 ■

By JAy “J . S o N ” E d l I N

F o R E w o R d By A N d R E w “ z E P h y R ” w I T T E N

An international survey of the most popular and influential graffiti and street artists s e lling points ■ Features the work of over 350 leading graffiti artists ■ Represents a wide range of countries and cultures ■ Author is a longtime New york City graffiti insider

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survey of the international graffiti movement, this book uses more than 600 rare, previously unpublished, or legendary images to introduce and describe important artists—from Blade to Banksy—and styles—from bubble to wild. Along the way, Graffiti 365 covers different eras, cities, legendary walls and crews, police and public

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responses to graffiti, and more.

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The author of Graffiti 365, J.SON, has been an artist and historian of the graffiti movement for decades—he started writing graffiti in 1973 and retired in 1984. Unparalleled in its breadth and depth of coverage, Graffiti 365 is a wide-angle snapshot of an

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Star Wars Art: Comics ■

I n T R o d u C T I o n By V I R G I n I A M E C k l E n B u R G

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s e lling points ■ Star Wars is one of the most popular properties in entertainment today

A breathtaking collection of original Star Wars comic book art

■ Curated by George Lucas from the very best of more than 30 years of Star Wars comics publishing ■ Contributors include some of the most revered comics artists, illustrators, and painters

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lim ite d e dition 200 color illustrations 244 pages 3 gatefolds 5 hand-signed, archival giclée prints by dave dorman, Sam kieth, Mike Mignola, Frank Quitely, and Ryan Sook Hardcover cloth case, deluxe clamshell case

tar Wars and sequential art share a long history:

Star Wars debuted on the comic-book page in

1977, when Marvel Comics began publishing a six-part adaptation of the first film, which morphed into a monthly comic book. Now, more than three decades later, new series by Dark Horse Comics continue to expand the Star Wars galaxy. The second book in the Star Wars Art series, Star Wars Art: Comics brings together the very best artwork

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from the entire history of Star Wars comics publishing,

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showcasing original art from the top comics artists working in the industry. Hand-selected and curated by George Lucas, the art featured in this volume includes

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Mike Mignola, Paul Pope, Frank Quitely, Jim Steranko, and other comics superstars. Star Wars Art: Comics is a tribute to sequential storytelling, a worthy and justly celebrated art form.

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Sea ■

By M A R k l A I TA

Stunning photographs showcasing the creatures of the deep s e lling points ■ A unique look at the most beautiful creatures of the sea ■ A must-have for lovers of fine photography, aquatics, and nature ■ Contains an illustrated index of the creatures presented ■ Cutting-edge photographic technique reveals the beauty of these ocean inhabitants

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nternationally award-winning photographer Mark Laita has focused his vast technical and artistic expertise

on the creatures of the deep. In Sea, with cutting-edge photographic techniques, Laita unveils the full splendor and otherworldliness of the ocean’s inhabitants in an entirely new and thrilling way. Rippling reflections, stark backdrops, and surprising angles lay bare the astonishing beauty of the life that teems under the water’s surface. Leaping from the pages are piggybacking sea horses, iridescent jellyfish, ethereal but menacing stingrays, and deadly puffer fish. Laita’s masterful photography reveals their extraordinary colors, textures, and personalities to us as never before.

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Mark laita is an esteemed photographer with studios in Los Angeles and New York. His distinctive still-life photography has been used in advertising for a long list of commercial clients, including Sony, Adidas, BMW, and Apple. His work has also been widely exhibited, and his flower images were recently featured on a series of stamps for the United States Postal Service. He is represented by Fahey/Klein Gallery.

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Tony Duquette/ hutton Wilkinson Jewelry ■

By h u T To n W I l k I n S o n

P h oTo G R A P h y By S T E P h A n I E h A n C h E T T

F o R E W o R d By G l E n dA B A I l E y

s e lling points ■ A lavish volume of jewelry in the tradition of “more is more”

An Aladdin’s Cave of magnificent, jaw-dropping jewels by Duquette and Wilkinson

■ Author hutton Wilkinson carries on the Duquette legacy ■ Tony Duquette designs have dazzled the world for 70 years and are experiencing a renaissance

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friends and clients such as the Duchess of Windsor, Liza

Minnelli, Elsie de Wolfe, and Duquette’s wife, Beegle,

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are found in museums and private collections around the world. Today, Duquette’s protégé and business partner,

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Hutton Wilkinson, continues that remarkable legacy with his own Duquette-inspired one-of-a-kind pieces, sold

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through specialty stores and jewelers. Tony Duquette/ Hutton Wilkinson Jewelry presents the most spectacular, jaw-dropping pieces by both artists, whose belief that “more is more” is reflected in pieces set in 18-karat gold and dripping with precious and semiprecious stones that recall the splendors of the great courts of Renaissance

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kings, Chinese emperors, and maharajas. This precious

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pages, itself resembles an exquisite jewelry box, tempting all to peek inside and discover untold treasures.

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Tony Duquette

Hutton Wilkinson is a coauthor of Tony Duquette and

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author of More Is More. He is president of Tony Duquette,

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Inc., where he continues the jewelry and interior design business begun by Tony Duquette.

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Industrial Light & Magic C R E AT I N G T h E I M P O S S I B L E ■

By PA M E l A G l I n T E n k A M P

F o R E W o R d By J o n FAV R E Au

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s e lling points ■ A candid account of the movie-making magic behind the Star Wars Prequel Trilogy, Transformers, Iron Man, Pirates of the Caribbean, and other films ■ Features never-before-seen images ■ Includes commentary by George Lucas, legendary visual-effects supervisors, and the wizards behind many of the great blockbuster movies of the past three decades

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visual-effects company founded by George Lucas in

1975. A behind-the-scenes record of the state-of-the-art innovations that have driven movie-making magic, the book features candid stories from the filmmakers, artists, and technicians who were there, breaking barriers and changing the history of cinema.

A complete history of the groundbreaking and award-winning visual-effects company

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Industrial Light & Magic recounts the company’s rapid expansion over three decades and, in particular, the

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last 16 years, detailing its work on dozens of big-budget films—from optical printing to the digital and computergenerated effects era. Featuring extensive commentary by George Lucas, Dennis Murren, John Knoll, Pablo Helman, Roger Guyett, Ben Snow, Rob Coleman, Lorne Peterson, and many others, these stories and images

The Making of Avatar

focus on ILM’s breakthroughs for films from 1995 onward,

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such as the Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy, Transformers,

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Iron Man, and the Star Wars Prequel Trilogy, offering a crash course on the most groundbreaking visual effects being created today.

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Pamela glintenkamp is a writer and producer, and

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served as director of the Lucasfilm Archival History Project. She lives in Los Angeles and London.

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Government Issue C o M I C S F o r T H e P e o P L e , 1 9 4 0 s –2 0 0 0 s ■

by R i c h a R d L . G R a h a m

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Your tax dollars at work!

■ Includes a code to access additional digital content ■ The first comics collection of its kind—an important survey of U.S. political and sociological perspectives ■ Foreword by Sid Jacobson, who wrote the graphic adaptation of The 9/11 Report and After 9/11: America’s War on Terror. He is a former executive editor at Marvel Comics and former editor in chief of Harvey Comics, where he created Richie Rich ■ Appeals to comics, pop-culture, and U.S. history buffs

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produced comics for the army. Li’l Abner joined the navy.

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Walt Kelly’s Pogo told parents how much TV their kids

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a nuclear attack, and Dennis the Menace took “A Poke at

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Poison.” Smokey Bear had his own comic, and so did Zippy, the USPS mascot. Dozens of artists and writers, known

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and unknown, were recruited to create comics about every aspect of American life, from jobs and money to health and safety to sex and drugs. Whether you want the lowdown on psychological warfare or the highlights of working in the sardine industry, the government has a comic for you!

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Government Issue reproduces an important selection of these official comics in full-reading format, plus a broad range of excerpts and covers, all organized chronologically in thematic chapters. Earnest, informational, and kitschy, this outstanding collection is the ultimate comics vox populi.

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Wooden: Basketball & Beyond THE OFFICIAL UCLA RETROSPECTIvE ■

I N T R o d u C T I o N By d I C k E N B E R G

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s e lling points ■ The one and only official commemorative supported by UCLA in participation with Coach

The definitive tribute to a man whose greatness transcended sports

Wooden’s family ■ Exclusive access to the university’s archives; 300-plus images, many never before seen or published ■ UCLA will provide extensive consumer marketing support to boosters, alumni, season ticket– holders, fans, students, etc. ■ Wooden’s reputation is farreaching and goes beyond UCLA basketball

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and off the basketball court, coach John Wooden

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The Someday Funnies ■

By M I C h E l C h o Q u E T T E

F o R E w o R d By J E E T h E E R

This infamous comics collection is finally here— 40 years after it was initially conceived s e lling points ■ The tumultuous 1960s captured in comics ■ 129 never-before-published comics by 169 writers and artists from a dozen countries ■ A remarkable collection of some of the greatest comics artists in a single volume ■ Also includes work by famous non-comics contributors like William Burroughs, Federico Fellini, Red Grooms, Tom Wolfe, Frank Zappa, and many more

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of comic strips created in the early 1970s by

world-famous artists and writers such as C. C. Beck,

René Goscinny, Harvey Kurtzman, Jack Kirby, Moebius, Art Spiegelman, and Gahan Wilson. What started out as a special insert for Rolling Stone took on a life—and mythology—of its own as writer/editor Michel Choquette traveled the world, commissioning this visual chronicle of the 1960s, only to find himself without a publishing partner or the financial support to continue. Forty years

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later, readers finally get to experience this legendary anthology as Choquette celebrates the birth, death, and resurrection of The Someday Funnies—129 previously unpublished strips by 169 writers and artists. Michel Choquette is a writer and filmmaker who had a

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How to Read Erotic Art ■

By F l AV I o F E B B R A R o A N d A l E x A N d R A w E T z E l

Erotic fine art, from all over the world and from prehistory to the present day

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roticism is a truly universal topic, a subject that has always fascinated humankind.

Erotic art is telling: It reveals much about an

■ Includes works from all periods

era, a culture, and psychology; it can be sweet,

and all over the world

aggressive, soothing, or wild. aotic Art explores

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the history of erotic art and presents paintings,

format, very appealing package

drawings, etchings, sculptures, and more by

■ Features well-known works

Titian, Picasso, and Keith Haring, by Bernini,

such as the frescoes from the

Rodin, and Giacometti, and from ancient Greece,

villa of the Mysteries at Pompeii,

Rome, China, Japan, India, and the Middle East.

Botticelli’s Birth of Venus, Goya’s

Reproduced in lush color with close-up details,

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the art is accompanied by texts that offer insights into how to read the different works. In this book, erotic art gives up its secrets. Flavio Febbraro is a specialist in the connection between history and its depiction in art and pho-

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History in Art. Alexandra Wetzel is his assistant.

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How to Read World History

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The Story of de Stijl M O N d R I A N TO vA N d O E S B U R G ■

By h A N S JA N S S E N A N d M I C h A E l w h I T E

s e lling points ■ Mondrian and this movement are enormously important in the history of modern art

De Stijl—Dutch for “the style”— an important modern movement of the 1920s

■ destined to be the standard work on de Stijl and its key artist, Mondrian ■ Includes exclusive, neverbefore-published works as well as archival photographs of the members of de Stijl ■ A wide range of works is included, from painting to architecture to furniture

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movement called De Stijl. The Story of De Stijl presents

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work by Piet Mondrian, Theo van Doesburg, Gerrit Rietveld, and the other members of this influential modern art group, as well as archival photographs of the artists. The authors, experts in this seminal abstract style that encompassed painting, sculpture, architecture, interior design, and more, explore the evolution of the movement not just through traditional art-history analysis, but also through anecdotes, conversations, articles, and other contemporary sources. Hans Janssen is a curator at the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, in The Hague, Netherlands. He has published many books on Modernist painting, especially on Mondrian. Michael White has edited and written a number of books on De Stijl and Dutch modernism. He teaches at the University of York in England.

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Trees and Forests: Wild Wonders of europe ■

By F Lo r i a n M ö L L e r s , a n n i C k s C h n i t z L e r ,

s ta F Fa n w i d s t r a n d, a n d B r i d g e t w i J n B e r g s e lling points ■ stunning photographs by a collective of 69 of europe’s finest nature photographers ■ 2011 is the united nations–

A photographic essay on the beauty of Europe’s forests

decreed international year of the Forests ■ same format at the successful Wild Wonders of Europe

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or more than a year, 69 of the world’s best nature photographers traveled to all corners of Europe

to capture the incredibly rich natural heritage of the

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popularity, launching comic books and classic figurines. But it wasn’t until the NBC cartoon that American audiences fell in love with the Smurfs. The show ran from 1981–1989, and fans can still watch episodes twice a day on Cartoon Network’s Boomerang channel. And now, the Smurfs are back in town, thanks to Columbia Pictures & Sony Pictures Animation’s upcoming star-filled liveaction/CGI-hybrid movie premiering in summer 2011. The World of Smurfs will delve into the history of the series’ characters and profile Smurf village residents. It includes a biography of the creator, Peyo, a look back at the popular Hanna-Barbera–produced cartoon, and behind-thescenes photos from the upcoming movie. Everything will be topped off with seven unique interactive elements,

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Jiggle Shots 7 5  R e C I P e S   To  G e T  T H e   PA R T y   S TA R T e d ■ ■ By■ r ac h e l ■ F e d e r M a n

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up any celebration. Easy-to-make recipes and creative presentation suggestions make the preparation fun and the taste testing even better. From Purple People Eaters and Chocolate-Lemon Coolers to Apple Mini-tinis, Jiggle Shots offers a delicious and creative recipe for nearly every occasion. Accompanied by fun facts on the history of Jell-O as well as music suggestions to add some extra wiggle to the jiggle prep, Jiggle Shots is a must-have for any party host or Jell-O fan. Products and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. Rather than use a TM trademarked name, we are using the names only in an editorial fashion to the benefit of the trademark owner, with no intention of infringement of the trademark. Jell-O® is the registered trademark of Kraft Foods, which does not sponsor, authorize, or endorse this book.

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work captions, combined with photos of owls squinting, gawking, snuggling, and sleeping make the perfect

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very own hungover owl. With captions like “Ugh. The good weather only makes it so much worse” and ”On a scale from zero to hungover, I am dead,” drinkers everywhere will recognize their own forgotten pain and delight in its humor. J. Patrick Brown was raised in New Orleans, where he

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Ugly Christmas Sweater  Party Book T H e   d e F I N I T I v e   G U I d e  To  G e T T I N G yo U R   U G Ly o N ■ ■ By■ B r i a n ■M i l l e r ,■ a da M ■ Pau l s o n , ■ a n d■ k e v i n ■ w o o l s e lling points ■  Based on the popular blog  UglyChristmasSweaterParty.com  ■  Team Ugly has appeared on CBS Sunday Morning, FOX & Friends,  and many other programs  ■  Includes the history of the ugly  Christmas sweater party, how to  throw the perfect party, and what  to wear

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UglyChristmasSweaterParty.com was founded by Team Ugly—Brian Miller, Adam Paulson, and Kevin Wool. The team met in the fall of 2000 while attending Indiana State University. They attended their first ugly Christmas sweater party in 2006, and soon after were inspired to start a blog and online venture to bring ugly Christmas sweater joy to people all over the world.

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Too Much Horror Business THe KirK HAMMeTT CoLLeCTion ■

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heavy metal band in the world, with a massive, devoted fan base ■ Hammett’s cache of monstermovie posters, stills, and props is one of the largest and finest in the world ■ Horror films represent the most collectible, popular, and priciest genre of all movie memorabilia

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Frank Reade A dv e N T U R e S   I N T H e   AG e   o F   I N v e N T I o N ■ ■ By■ Pau l ■ G u i n a n■ a n d■ a n i n a■ B e n n e t t

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Commando T h e AU To B I o G R A p h y o F J o h N N y R A m o N e ■

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High Altitude P H oTo g R A P H y i N T H E M o u N TA i N S ■ ■ E d i t E d ■ by■ N at h a l i E ■ h E r s c h d o r f E r ■ ■ ■ t E x t■ by ■ to b i a ■ b E z zo l a ,■ M a r ta■c a r a i o N , ■ b E r N a r d ■ d E b a r b i E u x , ■ a N d ■E l E N a ■ f o s t E r■ ■■ F r o m 5 C o N t I N e N t S e d I t I o N S s e lling points ■ Will appeal to environmentalists and those interested in the effects of climate change ■ Nature photography is always popular ■ The catalogue of the summer 2011 Swiss mountain photography festival, Alt. +1000 (translation: Altitude above 1000 meters)

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continually changing states. It celebrates and challenges deeply rooted myths about Switzerland’s defining feature and, by extension, about mountains and mountain ranges worldwide. What remains of the myths linked to mountains? How do perceptions of them shift as their populations disappear, and cultural references are increasingly centered on an urban existence? What effect is climate change having on mountains? Including a new work by Olaf Otto Becker, renowned for his views of Greenland, High Altitude provides some of the answers to these questions. Nathalie Herschdorfer, curator and art historian, specializes in photography. Director of the festival Alt. +1000, she was previously a curator at the Musée de l’Elysée, Switzerland.

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Renowned photographer Douglas Beasley explores sacred spaces around the world

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how earth and spirit, though they exist independently, can seem to merge. douglas Beasley is the founder of Vision Quest Photo Workshops, where he helps photographers realize their creative visions. He lives in St. Paul. Winona laduke is an Anishinaabekwe (Ojibwe) who works at a national level to advocate for frontline native environmental groups. george Slade is a noted photo historian and author. ansel Woodenknife is a Native American scholar.

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Charms in Pre‑Columbian  Ecuador ■ ■ F o r E w o r d ■ by ■ C h r i s t i a n ■ M E s í a■ M o n t E n E g r o■ ■ ■ t E x t ■ by ■ i vá n ■ C r u z■ C E va l lo s ■ ■■ F r o M 5 C o N t I N e N t S e d I t I o N S

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Christian Mesía Montenegro is the director of the Museo de Arte Precolombino Casa del Alabado in Quito, Ecuador. He has conducted archaeological research in Peru and Guatemala.

The Art of Pre‑Columbian  Ecuador ■ ■ E d i t E d ■ by ■ C h r i s t i a n ■ M E s í a■ M o n t E n E g r o■ ■■ F r o M 5 C o N t I N e N t S e d I t I o N S

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n an elegant 17th-century house in the historic center of Quito, Ecuador, visitors can find some

5,000 archeological masterworks created in a range of raw materials by ancient peoples. The house, the Casa del Alabado, or House of Praise, passed its name to the museum, a fitting one for the space that contains a unique collection of indigenous works of art, with some 500 pieces permanently on view. This book brings the art to a wider public, explaining the worldview and philosophy of these ancient people, in particular the importance of preserving life by maintaining the flow of cosmic energy and spiritual communication between the distinct worlds that made up their universe. Christian Mesía Montenegro is the director of the Museo de Arte Precolombino Casa del

Alabado in Quito, Ecuador. He has conducted archaeological research in Peru and Guatemala.

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Kris Hilts

African impressions

MASTERPiECES oF SouTHEAST ASiAN ART

Making History

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weapons of Indonesia and Malaysia, which

ncestral figures, objects of magical power, masks, and insignias of secret

societies—African objects are imbued with

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his sumptuous book presents important artworks from Africa, of Yoruba, Igbo,

Urhobo, Cross River, Benin, and Benue River

have long been collector’s items. Kris are

purpose and intrigue. Their significance for

Valley origins. Sculptures from throughout Nigeria as well as Edo/Benin bronze and

objects of great beauty—daggers carved,

Westerners has changed dramatically from

chiseled, or incised by artist-craftsmen with

the time when they were viewed as anthropo-

brass sculptures are featured, all from a major

deep knowledge of the symbolism and

logical artifacts; today they are seen as works

African-owned collection of African art. The analysis of this unique collection provides

traditions of their lands. Java, Sumatra, Bali,

of art. Here, new photography records the

Madura, Sulawesi, and Malaysia—each island

movement of people, styles, and ideas that

significant insight into an unexplored aspect

has its own type of hilt, with its own symbolism

have passed through sub-Saharan Africa in

of African art and the role and relevance of

and magic. Their images range from geometric

concert with the main rivers that flow through

African collectors in shaping discourse on

abstractions to human, divine, plant and animal,

it. Those rivers played a significant role in

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and demon figures. They are made from

the shaping and spreading of the worldviews

wood, fossil, ivory, gold, and whalebone and

of the peoples who inhabited it and the art

Sylvester okwunodu ogbechie is an associ-

serve as a gateway between the visible and

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ate professor of art history at the University of California Santa Barbara. He is the director

invisible worlds. Bettina von lintig writes on anthropology for

of Aachron Knowledge Systems and author

Vanna Scolari ghiringhelli is an expert in

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of Ben Enwonwu: The Making of an African

Eastern sidearms and vice president of the

lectured and published on art and ethnology in

Modernist (winner of the 2009 Melville J.

Italian-Asian Cultural Centre in Milan.

both historical and contemporary Africa.

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Ancient American Art M A S T E R W o R K S o F T H E P R E - C o Lu M B i A N E R A , 3 5 0 0 B .C .– 1 5 3 2 A . d. ■ ■ i N t r o d u c t i o N ■by ■ g i l l E t■ g r i f f i N■ ■■ From 5 CoNtINeNtS edItIoNS

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This expansive survey of pre-Columbian art includes images of gods, portraits of men and women, representations of animals and plants, and objects of pure abstraction. The beautifully photographed pieces—all from the Jimmy and Leonora Belilty collection—reveal the artists’ mastery over their materials, as well as their workmanship and conceptual creativity. gillet griffen is former curator of Ancient Art of the Americas at Princeton University Art Museum.

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VISIONS OF AFRICA SERIES ■ The Visions of Africa series is the only series to examine African art systematically, tribe by tribe, in an affordable and accessible format, with information based on field research, written by leading experts in the field, and featuring both well-known masterpieces and rare objects from museums and private collections.

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Yoruba art from ancient times to the present is

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Eyewitness H u n g A r i A n   P H oTo g r A P H y   i n  T H E  T w E n T i E T H   C E n T u ry:  B r A S S A ï ,   C A PA ,   K E r T é S z ,   M o H o Ly- n Agy,   M u n K áC S i ■ ■ by ■ P é t E r ■ b a k i , ■ C o l i n■ F o r d ■ a n d■ g E o r g E ■ s z i r t E s■ ■■ a r oya l aC a d e M y o F a r t S P U B l I C at I o N s e lling points

Five groundbreaking photographers who changed the face of photojournalism and art photography

■  Stunning reproductions of  major works by five stars of  international photography  ■  Explores the changes in  photography in the first half  of the 20th century and the  important role played by  Hungarian photographers in  international developments  ■  Places photographic  developments against a broad  historical backdrop, providing  a fascinating perspective on  Europe at the time  ■  These five photographers remain  among the most influential in the  history of photography ■  Accompanies major exhibition

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t a crucial moment between two world wars, in a country destabilized by political turmoil,

five men changed the face of photojournalism and art photography, and inspired the world. With their groundbreaking shots, Brassaï, Capa, Kertész, Moholy-Nagy,

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and Munkásci radically redefined photographic practice

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and theory, giving rise to iconic images and ushering in

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the modern era. In this stunning book, essays by leading authorities examine the ways in which the extraordinary activity of these five men established Hungary as

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influence they have had on succeeding generations of

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photographers. Illustrated with their major works and a number by their contemporaries—in many cases using archival prints—the book is a landmark study of modern photography. Péter Baki is director of the Hungarian Museum of Photography, Kecskemét. Colin Ford was the founding director of the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television in Bradford, England (now the National Media Museum). george Szirtes is a Hungarian poet and translator.

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Henry Moore Plasters ■ ■ by■a n i ta ■ F E l d M a n , ■ M a lC o l M ■ w o o d wa r d, ■ a n t h o n y ■ C a r o,■ ■ P h i l l i P■k i n g■ ■

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works in bronze and marble. Acutely aware of the

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known aspect of Moore’s incomparable oeuvre.

also avail ab le anita Feldman is Head of Collections and

Henry Moore: Work, Theory,

Exhibitions at the Henry Moore Foundation.

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Barbara rae Sketchbooks ■ ■ by■r i C h a r d ■ C o r k■ a n d ■ g a r E t h ■ wa r d E l l■ ■■ a r oya l aC a d e M y o F a r t S P U B l I C at I o N

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Richard Cork draws on interviews with the artist to examine how she sketches to connect with a subject, and Gareth Wardell provides a narrative

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for Rae’s particular obsessions. Following the recent publication of her prints, this book confirms the artist as one of the boldest in the contemporary scene, moved as much by emotion

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degas and the Ballet P i C T u R i N g M oV E M E N T ■ ■ by■J i l l■d evo N ya r■ a N d ■ r i c h a r d ■k E N da l l■ ■■ a r oya l aC a d e m y o F a r t S P U B l I C at I o N

A new look at Degas and dance, revealing his use of photography and the influence of film on his enormously popular work

s e lling points ■ Accompanies an important exhibition at the Royal Academy, the first to explore this aspect of degas’ work ■ degas’ ballet dancers are among the most popular images in the history of art ■ generously illustrated with a significant number of degas’ major ballet pieces, as well as some little-known works ■ Extends the authors’ previous work on the subject by focusing on the artist’s engagement with film and photography

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warming up, practicing at the bar, or mid-performance

with a stunning immediacy and accuracy, on canvas, paper, and in bronze. Although Degas did not consider himself part of the Impressionist movement, he is often viewed in that context. This sumptuously illustrated book offers a new framework, establishing Degas as a thoroughly modern artist who was engaged with and influenced by the then-new mediums of photography and

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film. Using drawings, pastels, paintings, prints, sculpture, photographs taken by the artist and his contemporaries, and samples of film from the period, renowned Degas scholars Richard Kendall and Jill DeVonyar examine the artist’s innovative approach to the subject, from his documentary mode of the early 1870s to the sensuous and expressive manner of his late work. Jill deVonyar is an independent curator and former ballet dancer. richard Kendall is an art historian and an independent curator. They are coauthors of Degas and the Dance, which accompanied a highly popular exhibition.

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rom her early work with such writers as

Samuel Beckett, Eugène Ionesco, and John

Osborne, to her time with Laurence Olivier at the National Theatre, Jocelyn Herbert (1917–2003) pioneered a simple yet atmospheric set design style that remains influential today. Britain’s leading stage designer brought her innovative approach to the big screen on such films as Lindsay Anderson’s Isadora. Published for the first time, Herbert’s sketchbooks provide an intimate portrait of her life and work. Illustrated with production stills and accompanied by commentaries from the actors, directors, and writers involved, this book brings to life a golden age of British theater and film. Stephen Farthing is an artist and Rootstein Hopkins Professor of Drawing at the University of the Arts, London. richard eyre is a well-known film and theater director.

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aurice Cockrill (b. 1936) is one of Britain’s most important abstract artists. This

book traces his distinguished career, from the realist and pop works he produced as a central

figure in the Liverpool art scene in the 1960s to the expressionist and abstract work he began to make after moving to London in the 1980s.

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Nicholas Alfrey provides an overview of Cockrill’s development based on the various studios he has occupied and the impact they have had on his working practice. Alex Kidson looks at Cockrill’s early realist paintings and their links with his later abstract compositions. The artist Arturo Di Stefano analyzes 12 key works in a series of short pieces that punctuate this beautifully illustrated monograph. Nicholas alfrey is associate professor in art history at the University of Nottingham. alex Kidson is curator of British art at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. arturo di Stefano is an artist.

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Susan Hiller ■ ■ by ■a N N■g a l l ag h E r ■ ■■ F r o m tat e P U B l I S H I N g

A comprehensive look at one of the most compelling and imaginative artists at work today s e lling points ■ Published to accompany a major Tate Britain exhibition ■ Hiller, who is American-born, has had exhibitions at the Jewish Museum, New york; the israel Museum, Jerusalem; installations at dia Art Center; and has been included in numerous group exhibitions ■ Will appeal to fans of contemporary art

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art his book is the most thorough and up-to-date survey of the work of Susan Hiller, one of most

influential artists of her generation. Moving fluidly

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audio interviews, Hiller’s large-scale installations have done much in recent decades to redefine what a work of art can be. Much of her work is centered on the subconscious mind and ideas of the paranormal, exploring close encounters, automatic writing, and extrasensory perception, among other subjects. This enthralling survey of her entire career, published to accompany a major Tate exhibition, includes a conversation between the critics Guy Brett and Yves-Alan Bois, and the artist. ann gallagher is head of collections (British Art) at Tate. yves-alain Bois is a professor at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton, New Jersey. guy Brett is a London-based art critic, curator, and lecturer on art. Jörg Heiser is coeditor of Frieze magazine. alexandra Kokoli is a lecturer in critical and contextual studies at Gray’s School of Art. Jan Verwoert is a freelance writer and art critic.

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Expanded Cinema A R T, P E R F o R M A N C E , F i L M ■ ■ E d itE d■by■a .■l .■r E E s ,■dav i d■c u rti s ,■d u N c a N■W h itE ,■a N d■s tE v E N■ba l l■ ■■ F r o m tat e P U B l I S H I N g

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video in museums has received considerable

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expanded and multiscreen cinema from its origins

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in early abstract film and the Bauhaus era to postwar happenings and live events in Europe and the

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United States, the first multimedia experiments of

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the 1960s, and the fusion of multiscreen art with sonic art and music from the 1970s onward. With

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new perspectives on American pioneers such as Carolee Schneemann and Stan Vanderbeek, this thought-provoking book goes on to explore the influence of video art on new media technologies. Steven Ball, david Curtis, and duncan White are research fellows at the British Artists’ Film and Video Study Collection, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London. a. l. rees is a research tutor in Communication Art and Design at the Royal College of Art.

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he bright colors and graphic strength of Joan Miró’s paintings have made him

immensely popular, but the artist would have

been disappointed to see his work treated as little more than interior décor. This accessible survey of the artist’s life and career explores the complex roots and darker shades that lie behind

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the evolution of Miró’s work, from the culture of his Catalan homeland to his exposure to the Parisian avant-garde, and the rise of fascism in Spain. Alongside Miró’s paintings, the author studies his sculpture, prints, and murals, quoting

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anyone wanting to explore the visual legacy of

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the artist who declared that he wanted to “assas-

Fundació Miró, Barcelona,

sinate painting,” this vividly illustrated book is the

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perfect guide.

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Iria Candela is an assistant curator at Tate Modern.

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@earth ■ ■ by■P E t E r ■ k E N N a r d ■ ■■ F r o m tat e P U B l I S H I N g

A stunning testament to the artist’s role in public discourse s e lling points ■ Features both new work and iconic images from one of Britain’s best-known radical artists “Art cannot change the world but while Kennard is still working, there is at least hope.” —The London Observer “I take my hat off to you, sir. @earth looks great.” —Banksy

■ Covers timely issues such as climate change, civil liberties, poverty, and the oil industry ■ Kennard is a crossover artist with both scholarly and popular appeal ■ A purely visual format means the message will resonate globally

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one that requires no translation to be understood the world over. It’s also the medium long favored by radical

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artists like Peter Kennard, whose work demonstrates the important role art can play in political discourse. At turns challenging, unsettling, and poignant, these seven chapters combine new works made with Tarek Salhany with iconic images from throughout Kennard’s 40-year career. Together they create a moving statement about the impending eco-crisis, the arms race, war, and the injustices of the power structures dominating today’s world. Peter Kennard was born in London in 1949 and is senior tutor in photography at the Royal College of Art, London. His work is known internationally and held in many major collections, including Tate and the V&A. It also crosses over to myriad popular outlets such as newspapers, magazines, books, and television, and even appears on the streets.

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The Hunting of the Snark ■ ■ by■l E W i s ■ c a r r o l l ■ ■ ■ i l lu s t r at E d ■by ■ tov E ■Ja N s s o N■ ■■ F r o m tat e P U B l I S H I N g

s e lling points ■ illustrations for Lewis Carroll’s much-loved nonsense poem by

Lewis Carroll’s The Hunting of the Snark illustrated by Tove Jansson, Finnish creator of the Moomintrolls

the creator of the Moomintrolls ■ one of the 20th century’s greatest children’s authors illustrates one of the 19th century’s most original minds ■ unavailable for 50 years, now published in English for the first time

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“ ‘Just the place for a Snark!’ the Bellman cried, As he landed his crew with care;

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By a finger entwined in his hair. . .”

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n 1959 Tove Jansson, the creator of Moomin Valley and its magical inhabitants, illustrated a Swedish edition

of Lewis Carroll’s The Hunting of the Snark. It proved an inspired choice, as the enigmatic charms of Jansson’s illustrative style bring to life the beauty and strangeness of Carroll’s tale. Remarkably, amid the success of Tove

Jannson’s Moomin books, her unique edition of The Hunting of the Snark was forgotten for over 50 years. Now, for the first time, these beautiful illustrations are matched with Carroll’s original English text, so that readers can encounter this wonderful adventure afresh. The author of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, lewis Carroll (1832–1898) is the pseudonym of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. Finnish author and illustrator tove Jansson (1914–2001) is most famous for her much-loved Moomin characters, featured in one of the most successful children’s book series of all time, which has been translated into over 40 languages.

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John Martin A P o C A Ly P S E ■ ■ E d i t E d■ by■ M a r t i N ■ M y r o N E ■ ■■ F r o m tat e P U B l I S H I N g

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ohn Martin (1789–1854) is one of the most extraordinary figures in British art. His dra-

matic paintings depicted catastrophe, war, apocalypse, and nature on an epic scale and appealed

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to a wider and more diverse audience than had

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ever previously been engaged by art. These works

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Hollywood directors, science fiction writers, and other artists. Martin was one of the first artists to

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tions; Engravings of his paintings were widely available and hugely popular, shocking the art

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establishment of his day. This first comprehensive book on Martin in many years examines the critic’s idea of the proper role of the artist, questioning Martin’s place in art history as well as our own ideas of “good” and “bad” taste, “high” and “low” art.

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martin myrone is curator of 18th & 19th Century British Art at Tate Britain and the author of The Blake Book and Henry Fuseli.

Barry Flanagan ■ ■ E d i t E d■ by ■ c l a r r i E ■ Wa l l i s ■ a N d■a N d r E W■ W i l s o N ,■ ■ W i t h■a■c o N t r i b u t i o N ■by■ J o■ M E lv i N■ ■■ F r o m tat e P U B l I S H I N g

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arry Flanagan (1941–2009) is best known for his bronze hare sculptures that sit, walk,

or leap in museums and public spaces around the world. The success of these and other animal sculptures relatively late in his career has obscured his earlier period, which included work made in a

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variety of media, including cloth, plaster, and rope. Focusing on the artist’s studio practice, this book

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1982, reevaluating Flanagan’s position as a key figure in modern sculpture. At the same time, the

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authors investigate Flanagan’s engagement with literature, poetry, filmmaking, dance, magazine

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publication, and “pataphysics,” the pseudo-

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science derived from the writings of Alfred Jarry,

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examining how each discipline inspired the others. Clarrie Wallis is curator of Contemporary British Art at Tate. andrew Wilson is curator of Modern and Contemporary British Art at Tate.

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Picasso in Paris 1 9 0 0 – 1 9 07 ■ ■ by ■M a r i ly N ■ M c c u l ly■ ■■ F r o m t H e V e N d o m e P r e S S

s e lling points ■ Accompanies a major exhibition

A penetrating look at the most important artist of the 20th century at a crucial turning point

at the Museu Picasso, Barcelona (June 30–october 15, 2011) ■ Picasso exhibitions in the u.S.: Three Decades of Picasso’s Drawings at the Frick Collection, New york, and the National gallery of Art, Washington, d.C., 2011–12 ■ Author Marilyn McCully is a recognized expert on Picasso ■ Fascinating insights into Picasso’s early years in Paris, where he rose to fame

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n 1900 Pablo Picasso went to Paris to visit the Universal Exhibition and experience life in the art capital of the

world. His training had been in provincial Spanish art schools, but in the space of just a year he was offered an

exhibition at the prestigious Vollard Gallery. A few years later he was challenging Matisse for the position of leader of the French avant-garde. This book follows Picasso’s discovery of art and life in the French capital, and examines his response to specific artists, including Van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec, Rodin, and Cézanne. Amid the distractions of the bohemian district of Montmartre, he began to forge a personal style, which blurred the distinctions between imitation and reality, culminating in perhaps the most seminal painting of the 20th century, Les Demoiselles d’Avignon. marilyn mcCully has organized numerous international exhibitions and written widely about Picasso. She is cocurator of Three Decades of Picasso’s Drawings, a 2011–12 exhibition at the Frick Collection, New York, and the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

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panning the Seine, and spreading out beneath the heights of Montmartre and Montparnasse,

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Paris is an ideal subject for the panoramic photographer

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Hervé Champollion, in whom the City of Light has found

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a talented heir to Paris’s photographic tradition. From

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Paris is far more than a collection of historic buildings, 19th-century cast-iron department stores, and public squares; its numerous parks, gardens, canals, and secret waterways make Paris one of the most verdant cities in

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Europe. From the Palais Royal to the famed brasseries to the Eiffel Tower, this limited edition, which comes with a signed print, makes age-old Paris shine anew. Hervé Champollion is a Paris-based photographer who has published books on Sicily, Greece, Scotland, Ireland, Jerusalem, Yemen, and Egypt. He is the greatgrandnephew of Jean-François Champollion, the father of modern Egyptology. aude de tocqueville is the author of numerous books on French art and culture.

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gérard-georges lemaire, a writer, historian, art critic, and curator, is the author of books on the Pre-Raphaelites, Futurism, and Franz Kafka. JeanClaude amiel’s photography has been published in many magazines and books.

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the supreme architectural creation of Cambodia, Angkor Wat. Barry Brukoff’s splendid photographs not only record temples that have been destroyed but also offer a uniquely intimate insight into the Cambodian idiom, and with Helen Ibbitson Jessup’s expert text, allow readers to penetrate to the heart of the temples’ mystery. Barry Brukoff is an award-winning photographer whose books include The Enigma of Stonehenge, Greece: Land of Light, and Machu Piccu. He has been photographing the temples of Cambodia since 1963. Helen Ibbitson Jessup is the author of Art and Architecture of Cambodia and Sculpture of Angkor and Ancient Cambodia: Millennium of Glory, and was curator of the related exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

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atie Ridder’s extraordinary palette, her playful mix of antiques and modern pieces, and her eye

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his lush, three-volume slipcased set catalogues the V&A’s superb collection of Western illuminated

manuscripts. Providing a history of an art form spanning

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and Renaissance illumination, but also the survival of medieval bookmaking crafts alongside printing in the post-Renaissance period—and their revival in the 19th century. The three volumes bring together for the first time works such as the St. Denis Missal of 1350 and the Chambord Missal of 1844, the Sanvito Petrarch of 1463–64 and William Morris’s Book of Verse of 1870. Catalogue descriptions discuss each work in detail and pay particular attention to the changing ways in which they have been evaluated and used through the centuries. rowan Watson is a senior curator in the National Art Library, part of the Word and Image Department at the V&A. He is the author of Illuminated Manuscripts and their Makers.

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■ Follows success of bestseller Modernism ■ Looks at the popular culture, music, fashion, and architecture of the 1970s and 1980s ■ Examines every aspect of design

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attitude—a new way of looking at the world. Bringing together practitioners, theorists, and critics, this groundbreaking book assesses the impact of the phenomenon on all areas of art and design. It covers architecture,

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interiors, and urban planning; product, graphic, and furniture design; the fashion and style industries; and photography, film, television and video—everything from Michael Graves, Robert Venturi, and Denise Scott Brown to MTV, Grace Jones and Boy George, Bladerunner, Karl Lagerfeld, and Comme des Garçons.

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The Weddi ng Dress 300 Years of Br i da l fa sh ions

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rom the romance of its evolution to the splendor of its design, the wedding dress is unlike any other garment, a talisman from a fantasy

world, the manifestation of dreams coming true. This book draws on wedding

garments in the V&A’s renowned collection along with photographs, letters, memoirs, and newspaper accounts to explore the history of the white wedding dress and the traditions that have developed around it from 1700 to today, when designers from Vera Wang to Vivienne Westwood continue to challenge the aesthetic. Paintings, drawings, and wedding photos depict queens, princesses, celebrities, and everyday women—including Kate Middleton—in their gowns. The text considers the dress in the context of the commercialization of weddings that began in the Victorian era. The Wedding Dress is not only about costume, but also about the cultivation of the image of the bride. edwina ehrman is a curator of Textiles and Fashion at the V&A and of the exhibition The Wedding Dress: 300 Years of Bridal Fashions. She is coauthor of The London Look: Fashion from Street to Catwalk and a contributor to The Englishness of English Dress.

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major revival in the world of high fashion. With stunning new photography, Knitting draws on the V&A’s superlative collection to chart the development of the craft, from domestic handcraft to one of the most sophisticated computer-controlled textile production processes in use today. Commonplace articles are featured alongside masterful examples of the knitter’s craft, including finely knit and embroidered silk stockings, intricate lacewear, Victorian beaded bags, and knitted dresses from designers such as Jean Paul Gaultier and Julien Macdonald. This unique chronicle will inspire all those interested in knitting as art, craft, and thriving industry. Sandy Black is a professor of fashion and textile design and technology at the London College of Fashion. She curated the touring exhibition The New Knitting and is the author of numerous publications including Eco-Chic: The Fashion Paradox.

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they molded the world’s perception of a mother, princess, and monarch. Susanna Brown is curator of photographs at the V&A. Her recent V&A exhibitions include The Other Britain Revisited: Photographs from New Society (2010) and Selling Dreams: One Hundred Years of Fashion Photography (2011).

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out in partnership with the well-known artist Eric Ravilious; advertising work for London Transport, Fortnum & Mason, Twinings Teas, Shell, and Westminster Bank; Bawden’s famous mural for the Lion & Unicorn Pavilion at the 1951 Festival of Britain; and some of his finest series of linocuts including London Monuments and London Markets. Peyton Skipwith is an independent fine art consultant. Brian Webb is a designer and lecturer.

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under threat. Recording Britain brings together highlights from this extraordinary collection at the V&A, vivid images of national and regional iden-

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tity that often portray an idealized account of the country for which its audience, at the time, was fighting. The pictures are discussed in relation to contemporary British artists and photographers such as John Virtue, Conrad Atkinson, Richard Long, and Laura Oldfield Ford, whose work also reflects on a sense of place. gill Saunders is a senior curator in the Word & Image Department at the V&A.

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over the world compete and to meet new people

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from other countries. Everyone is wide-eyed as

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daughter, Flora, likes to watch the handsome

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day the two meet in the park, and love soon follows. When Cory asks Flora to marry him, everyone must come together to help them have a magnificent Mirzi wedding. Babar’s Celesteville Games is a grand tale about sportsmanship, love, and diversity. laurent de brunhoff has kept the spirit of Babar, who first came to life through the art of Laurent’s father, alive for more than sixty years.

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olly Shannon has created numerous unforgettable characters on Saturday

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Night Live and in her movies, and now introduces

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young readers to her latest hilarious creation,

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Tilly the Trickster, a mischievous girl who loves causing a little trouble. From leaking cups to toothpaste-flavored cookies, Tilly has a trick for everyone. But when the tables are turned and her family does some scheming of its own, will Tilly decide to change her trickster ways? Molly Shannon and bestselling illustrator Ard Hoyt have crafted an exuberant and riotous story that is guaranteed to tickle the funny bones of readers and have them asking for more Tilly!

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molly shannon is an actress best known for her work on Saturday Night Live as well as in numerous films. Tilly the Trickster is her first book. Ard Hoyt is the illustrator of many bestselling children’s books, including I’m a Manatee, by John Lithgow.

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covers a different species and its natural habitat

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in detail, as well as its relationship with mankind. Extraordinary Endangered Animals includes large-format photographs, illustrations, maps that indicate each animal’s habitat, and in-depth text that covers each animal’s unique features and provides key figures, interesting trivia, and information on major threats to the species’ survival. sandrine silhol received her doctorate in sciences and is the scientific director of the Sables

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d’Olonne zoo. gaëlle guérive is in charge of sustainable-development research for the World Wildlife Fund in France. marie doucedame has illustrated several travel books.

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Front Cover George Harrison, from Living in the Material World, photograph by Barry Feinstein BACK Cover Caramel from The French Cat, photograph by Rachael Hale inside Front Cover Female spotted pufferfish from Sea, photograph by Mark Laita inside BACK Cover Grilled octopus with garlic chives and fingerling potato salad from Cooking Without Borders, photograph by Lucy Schaeffer PAGe 1 From Domo in the World, Domo © NHK-TYP

2011. Domo Animations © Domo Production Committee PAGes 2–3 Clockwise from top left: From The Big Show,

Chief Bender 1911 Philadelphia Athletics, photograph by Charles M. Conlon © Sporting News; from New York in Color, Brooklyn Bridge, 1958, photograph by Gordon Parks; from Graffiti 365, artwork by Cekis, photograph by Becki Fuller PAGes 4–5 All © Harpo Productions, Inc/ photographs by George Burns (except far left, Courtesy Harpo Productions, Inc., 1986): © 1996, © 1997, © 2004, © 2006, © 2010; large photograph: © 2003 PAGe 6 © Gregory Crewdson PAGe 7  © Sagmeister, Inc. PAGes 8–9 Clockwise from top left, photographs by: Darryl Patterson; Sølve Sundsbø; Mark Seliger; Peter Lindbergh; Douglas Friedman; Peter Lindbergh; François Dischinger; Patrick Demarchelier PAGe 10 Art by Will Eisner; the logo and signature of Will Eisner is a registered trademark of Will Eisner Studios, Inc., used with permission PAGe 11  Photographs © Bob Gruen PAGe 12–13 © Harrisongs Ltd PAGe 14 © David Lasky (cover); Dan Archer (top); Barry Deutsch (middle); Neil Kleid (bottom) PAGe 15  © The Estate of William Steig PAGe 16–17 Photographs © Sporting News PAGe 18 All images © Wolf Kahn PAGe 19 Photographs © Yann Arthus-Bertrand PAGe 20–21 All images © 2010 AMC Film Holdings LLC except those top left and top center on right page, © 2011 Robert Kirkman PAGe 22 © Andy Goldsworthy and Jerry L. Thompson PAGe 23 © ScalaGroup S.p.A. PAGes 24–25  and © 2011 CBS Studios Inc, © 2011 Paramount Pictures Corporation, STAR TREK and related marks are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc. All rights reserved; clockwise from top left: Still from “The Cage”; promotional artwork for Star Trek: The Animated Series; record album cover for “Mr. Spock’s Music From Outer Space”; the crew from Star Trek: The Next Generation; Collector Stamps for the Original Series; spacesuit concept drawing for the Star Trek: First Contact film; blueprint drawing of the captain’s chair in the Star Trek Generations film; page 31: Communicator badge from Star Trek: The Next Generation PAGe 26 Photographs by Elliott Erwitt PAGe 27 All images © 2011 Disney Enterprises, Inc./Pixar PAGe 28–29 All images courtesy of The Norman Rockwell Family Agency PAGe 31 Top: Courtesy the Library of Congress; middle: Central Park, 1986 © Len Jenshel; bottom: Untitled (Central Park Wind), 2005 © Gail Albert Halaban PAGe 30 Top: Photograph by Bert Stern/Vogue/Condé Nast Archive/© Condé Nast; middle: photograph by Louise Dahl-Wolfe for Harper’s Bazaar, April 1947; bottom: Estate of James Korales PAGes 32–33 All images courtesy of Condé Nast PAGes 34–35 From left to right: top row, © Bob Tyrell,

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© Alex Binnie, © Steve Byrne, and © Guy Aitchison; middle row: © David Sena, © Joe Capobianco; bottom row: © Yann Black, © Michelle Wortman PAGe 36 Top: Irises by Vincent van Gogh; bottom: The Red Room (Harmony in Red) by Henri Matisse © Succession H. Matisse, 2011 PAGe 37 Images courtesy of the Museum of Arts and Design PAGes 38–39 Clockwise from top left: Artwork by Keith Haring (center left panels). photograph by Rainer Hosch; artwork by Banksy, photograph by Luna Park; artwork by Dondi White, photograph by Henry Chalfant; artwork by Faith 47, photograph by Rowan Phybus; artwork by Blu, photograph by Ray Mock; Dime 139 (left) and Flip I, photograph by Flint Genari; artwork by Sane, photograph by Smith; Condemned to Stress by Okuda, photograph courtesy of the artist; book cover image: artwork Adek and Shepard Fairey, photograph by Martha Cooper PAGes 40–41 © 2011 Lucasfilm Ltd. and , all rights reserved, used under authorization; left page: top left: Adam Hughes; top right: Dave Dorman; center left: Tommy Lee Edwards; center middle: David Michael Beck; center right: Bill Sienkiewicz; bottom (left and right): Al Williamson; Right page: book cover image: Star Wars: Crimson Empire, issue no. 3, cover (Dark Horse Comics, 1998), by Dave Dorman; top detail: Star Wars, issue no. 1, cover (Marvel Comics, 1977), by Howard Chaykin and Tom Palmer; bottom detail: Untitled by Mike Mignola (penciler and inker) and Dave Stewart (colorist) PAGe 42 Photographs © Mark Laita PAGe 43 Photographs by Stephanie Hanchett PAGes 44–45 Cover not final, copyright © 2011 Lucasfilm Ltd. and , all rights reserved, used under authorization; top left: © 2006 Disney Enterprises, Inc. and Jerry Bruckheimer, Inc.; top right: © 2007 Paramount Pictures; center: & © 2008 Lucasfilm Ltd., all rights reserved, used under authorization, unauthorized duplication is a violation of applicable law. Bottom: © 2004 Lucasfilm Ltd. and , all rights reserved, used under authorization PAGe 46 U.S. Treasury, U.S. Government Printing Office; Smokey Bear images used with the permission of the USDA Forest Service; Consumer Comix “jam” cover by Peter Loft, Peter Poplaski, and Denis Kitchen PAGe 47  © Associated Students UCLA, all rights reserved PAGes 48–49 Clockwise from top left: © Red Grooms, Barbara Schubeck, Harvey Kurtzman, Jack Kirby, and Picha PAGe 51 Top: Theo van Doesburg with other artists, Paris, 1929, © Collection RKD, Van Doesburg Archive, The Hague; middle: Composition with Grey Lines by Piet Mondrian, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague, © Mondrian / Holtzman Trust, c/o HCR International, Virginia; bottom: Color design for apartments by Theo van Doesburg, © USA Collection Netherlands Architecture Institute, Archive Oud, Rotterdam PAGe 50 Left: Venus of Urbino by Titian; right: Garden of Earthly Delights (detail) by Hieronymus Bosch PAGe 52 Photographs courtesy Wild Wonders of Europe PAGe 53 © Dale Chihuly PAGes 54–55  Clockwise from top left: From Fifty More Places to Fly Fish Before You Die, Casco Bay, Maine, © Jim Klug; from Dolci, photograph by Ellen Silverman; from Weekend Handmade, photograph by Thayer Allison Gowdy PAGes 56–57 Photographs © Michael Casey

PAGes 58–59 Photographs © the New York Daily News PAGe 60 Photographs © Michael Crouser PAGe 61 

Photographs © Thayer Allison Gowdy PAGe 63  Photographs © Oof Vershuren PAGe 64 Photographs © Kimball Hall PAGe 65 Photographs © 2011 Murdoch Books Pty Limited PAGes 66–67 All images © Be Square Productions, Inc. and © Television Food Network, G.P. PAGe 68 All images © Ryan Maconochie PAGe 69 Top: Billy Cunningham Photography/ Architectural Digest; middle: © Condé Nast; bottom: Billy Cunningham Photography; Steve Hall © Hedrich Blessing Photographers PAGe 70 Photographs by Ellen Silverman PAGe 71 Photographs by Lucy Schaeffer PAGes 72–73 Left page from left to right: Sarah Anne Ward; Andrew McCaul; Sarah Anne Ward; Amanda Bruns; right page, clockwise from top: Marcus Oakley; Adrienne Yan; Elizabeth Carey Smith; Sarah Anne Ward; Jillian McAlley; Kate Lacey; Marlena Zuber PAGes 74–75 From top to bottom: Asunta and Pluma rivers, Bolivia, © Brian Gies, www.flywatertravel.com; Los Roques, Venezuela, © Ken Morrish, www. flywatertravel.com; Turneffe Atoll, offshore Belize © Brian O’Keefe; Sustut, British Columbia, © Ken Morrish, www.flywatertravel.com PAGes 76–77 © Girl Scouts of the USA PAGe 79 Illustrations by Glenn Wolff PAGes 80–81 Photographs © Rachael Hale PAGe 82  Photographs © Jeff Elkins PAGe 83 Photographs © Matthew Septimus PAGes 84–85 Photographs © Thuss/Farrell PAGe 86–87 Clockwise from top left: From Commando © JRA, LLC All Rights Reserved; from Frank Reade © Paul Guinan and Anina Bennett; from Too Much Horror Business, courtesy of Kirk Hammett; from Hungover Owls PAGe 88–89 Clockwise from top of right page: Belvision/Dupis/I.M.P.S.; Culliford Family Archives; Courtesy of Alan Mechem; I.M.P.S./Papercutz; Courtesy of Macy’s; Eric Preau/Sygma/Corbis PAGe 90  Photographs © Carrie Jordan PAGe 91 Domo © NYKTYP 2011. Domo Animations © Domo Production Committee; photographs by Iain Browne PAGe 92–93  Images courtesy Joel Dovev PAGe 94 Top: Jeff Bouton; middle: Melody McFarland; bottom: Helena Pugsley PAGe 95 The following cereals are and ©: top: Post, General Mills; middle: Post; bottom: The Quaker Oats Company, General Mills PAGe 96 Courtesy Team Ugly of UglyChristmasSweaterParty.com PAGe 97 Courtesy of Kirk Hammett PAGe 98 All images © Paul Guinan and Anina Bennet PAGe 99 Top: photograph by Jenny Lens © JRA, LLC All Rights Reserved; middle: photograph by Danny Fields, under exclusive license to JRA, LLC. All Rights Reserved.; bottom: photograph by Stephanie Chernikowski, under license to JRA, LLC. All Rights Reserved PAGe 100–101 Clockwise from top left: from Barbara Rae Sketchbooks, Fields at Killybegs by Barbara Rae; from Queen Elizabeth II, photograph by Cecil Beaton © V&A; from Artists’ Houses, photograph © Jean-Claude Amiel, courtesy Vendome Press; from Susan Hiller, Witness 2000, original commission Artangel © Susan Hiller, photograph by Tate Photography/Sam Drake; from Earth Meets Spirit, Approaching Storm © Douglas Beasley PAGe 102 Top: © Michael Najjar; bottom: © Anne Golaz PAGe 103  Photographs © Douglas Beasley PAGe 106 © Jimmy and Leonora Belilty Collection PAGe 108 Top: Ernö

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Weisz, Factory Worker by Kata Kálmán; middle: Bank Manager at the Baths, Budapest by Károly Escher; bottom: Shepherd with His Dogs by Rudolf Balogh; all images Hungarian Museum of Photography, Kecskemét, © Hungarian Museum of Photography PAGes 110–111 Left page, clockwise from top left: Dancers, Princeton University Art Museum, bequest of Henry K. Dick, class of 1909, photograph by Bruce M. White; Deux danseuses au foyer (L’école de danse), private collection, courtesy of Halcyon Gallery, London; Before the Ballet, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Widener Collection, 1942.9.19., photograph courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington; right page: Animal Locomotion. An Electro-photographic Investigation of Consecutive Phases of Animal Movement by Eadweard Muybridge, Royal Academy of Arts, London, photograph courtesy of Royal Academy of Arts, London/Prudence Cuming PAGe 113 Monument, 1980–1, Tate © Susan Hiller, photograph by Tate Photography/ Sam Drake PAGe 115 © Peter Kennard PAGe 116 © Tove Jansson PAGe 118 Top: © Arxiu Museu Picasso/Gasull Fotografia; middle: © Bpk/Nationalgalerie, Museum Berggruen, SMB/Jens Ziehe; bottom: © The Bridgeman Art Library PAGe 119 © Hervé Champollion PAGe 121 © Lindsay McCrum PAGe 122 Clockwise from top left: © Private collection Marc Walter; © Galeria Kaufhof Archives; © William L. Bird Jr.; © Le Bon Marché, Paris PAGe 124 Top: © Marc Walter; middle © Daniel Arnaudet/RMN; bottom: © Björn Lindberg PAGe 125 © Barry Brukoff PAGe 126 Top left, top right, and bottom right: © Lucas Allen; middle left and bottom left: © Scott Frances PAGe 128 © Hunt Slonem PAGe 129  © V&A Images PAGe 130 Clockwise from top left: Hans Hollein, façade from Strada Novissima, The Presence of the Past, 1980. Biennale of Architecture, Venice; Cinzia Ruggeri, Homage to Lévi-Strauss dress, photograph by Occhiomagico, V&A Images; The Titanic by Stanley Tigerman, 1978, photomontage on paper, The Art Institute of Chicago; cover for WET magazine, 1979, April Greiman in collaboration with Jayme Odgers; Peter Shire, Bel Air chair, 1982; Garry Knox-Bennett, Unbelievably Modern Lamp (oil), 1978, brass funnel, paint, glass eye, copper and gold plate, photograph courtesy of the artist; Klaus Nomi, backstage, possibly at the New Wave Vaudeville Show, 1978, photograph by Christina Yuin PAGe 134  © V&A Images PAGe 142 First column: © Dale Chihuly; second column: (top) Art by Will Eisner; the logo and signature of Will Eisner is a registered trademark of Will Eisner Studios, Inc., used with permission, (bottom) Photograph © Michael Crouser; third column: Photograph by Camilla Akrans; fourth column: (top) © Television Food Network, G.P., (bottom) photograph © Jeff Elkins PAGe 143 First column: (top) © The Estate of William Steig; (bottom) Photograph by Stephanie Hanchett; second column: Photograph © Douglas Beasley; third column: Photograph © Sporting News; fourth column: (top) Photograph © Yann ArthusBertrand; (bottom) Courtesy of Sony Pictures Animation ComicArts is a registered trademark of Harry N. Abrams, Inc., registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

African Impressions 105 Ancient American Art 106 Angel Tree, The 26 Art of Pre-Columbian Ecuador, The 104 Art of Walt Disney, The 27 Artistic Interiors 69 Artists’ Houses 120 @earth 115 Babar’s Celesteville Games 138 Barbara Rae Sketchbooks 109 Barry Flanagan 117 Baseball’s Golden Age 16 Big Show, The 17 BUST DIY Guide to Life, The 72 Cats, Dogs, Men, Women, Ninnies & Clowns 15 Chanel 137 Charms in Pre-Columbian Ecuador 104 Chicks with Guns 121 Chihuly Garden Installations 53 Color in Art 36 Commando 99 Cooking Without Borders 71 Crafting Modernism 37 Crap at My Parents’ House 92 Cristóbal Balenciaga 135 Custom Knits 2 64 Degas and the Ballet 110 Diana Vreeland 30 Dolci: Italy’s Sweets 70 Domo in the World 91 Drinkology Beer 79 Earth Meets Spirit 103 Edward Bawden’s London 136 Exotic Taste 124 Expanded Cinema 114 Extraordinary Endangered Animals 139 Eyewitness 108 Face of Jesus, The 23 Fifty More Places to Fly Fish Before You Die 74 Finest Homes from the Last Decade of This Old House, The 56 Frank Reade 98 French Cat, The 80 Fundamental Techniques of Classic Bread Baking 83 Girl Scouts 76

Good Eats 3 66 Government Issue 46 Graffiti 365 38 Great American Cereal Book, The 95 Gregory Crewdson: In a Lonely Place 6 Harper’s Bazaar Greatest Hits 8 Have Yourself a Very Vintage Christmas 82 Henry Moore Plasters 109 High Altitude 102 Home Made 63 How to Read Erotic Art 50 Hungover Owls 94 Hunting of the Snark, The 116 Industrial Light & Magic 44 Jiggle Shots 90 John Martin 117 Katie Ridder Rooms 126 Knitting 134 Kris Hilts 105 Living in the Material World: George Harrison 12 Making History 105 Matthew Robbins’ Inspired Weddings 84 Maurice Cockrill 112 Mets, The 58 Miró 114 Monumental Paris 119 My Grandmother’s Knitting 60 My Uncle Martin’s Words for America 138 New York from the Air 19 New York in Color 31 Norman Rockwell’s Spirit of America 28 Oprah Winfrey Show, The 4 Picasso in Paris 118 Postmodernism 130 PS Magazine 10 Queen Elizabeth II 135 Recording Britain 136 Rings 133 Rock Seen 11 Sagmeister: Another Book . . . 7 Saint-Émilion 62 Sea 42 Secrets of Pistoulet, The 78 Sewing Basics 65 Sketchbooks of Jocelyn Herbert, The 112 Someday Funnies, The 48

Spirit of the Harvest 78 Star Trek Vault 24 Star Wars Art: Comics 40 Story of De Stijl, The 51 Susan Hiller 113 Tattoo World 34 Temples of Cambodia 125 This Is Your Book 68 Tilly the Trickster 139 Tony Duquette/Hutton Wilkinson Jewelry 43 Too Much Horror Business 97 Trees and Forests: Wild Wonders of Europe 52 Ugly Christmas Sweater Party Book 96 Vienna 1900 120 Vogue: The Covers 32 Walking Dead Chronicles, The 20 Wall 22 Wedding Dress, The 132 Weekend Handmade 61 Western Illuminated Manuscripts in the Victoria and Albert Museum 129 Wines of Michel Chapoutier, The 62 Wolf Kahn 18 Wooden: Basketball & Beyond 47 World of Department Stores, The 122 World of Smurfs, The 88 Worlds of Hunt Slonem, The 128 Yiddishkeit 14 Yoruba 107

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architecture Finest Homes from the Last Decade of This Old House, The 56 Temples of Cambodia 125

art history Recording Britain 136 Western Illuminated Manuscripts in the Victoria and Albert Museum 129

art African Impressions 105 Ancient American Art 106 Angel Tree, The 26 Art of Pre-Columbian Ecuador, The 104 Art of Walt Disney, The 27 Artistic Interiors 69 Artists’ Houses 120 @earth 115 Barbara Rae Sketchbooks 109 Barry Flanagan 117 Cats, Dogs, Men, Women, Ninnies & Clowns 15 Charms in Pre-Columbian Ecuador 104

BioGraphy Living in the Material World: George Harrison 12

decorative arts Crafting Modernism 37 Exotic Taste 124 Vienna 1900 120

Food & Wine Cooking Without Borders 71 Dolci: Italy’s Sweets 70 Drinkology Beer 79 Fundamental Techniques of Classic Bread Baking, The 83

desiGn Postmodernism 130 comics Government Issue 46 entertaininG Jiggle Shots 90

environment @earth 115 Trees and Forests: Wild Wonders of Europe 52

PS Magazine 10 Someday Funnies, The 48 Yiddishkeit 14

Chihuly Garden Installations 53 Color in Art 36 Degas and the Ballet 110 Edward Bawden’s London 136 Face of Jesus, The 23 Graffiti 365 38 Henry Moore Plasters 109 How to Read Erotic Art 50 John Martin 117 Kris Hilts 105 Making History 105 Maurice Cockrill 112 Miró 114 Norman Rockwell’s Spirit of America 28 Picasso in Paris 118 Postmodernism 130 Story of De Stijl, The 51 Susan Hiller 113 Vienna 1900 120 Wall 22 Wolf Kahn 18 Worlds of Hunt Slonem, The 128 Yoruba 107

current events Oprah Winfrey Show, The 4

Fashion Chanel 137 Cristóbal Balenciaga 135 Diana Vreeland 30

cookinG Home Made 63

craFt BUST DIY Guide to Life, The 72 Custom Knits 2 64 Have Yourself a Very Vintage Christmas 82 Knitting 134

My Grandmother’s Knitting 60 Sewing Basics 65 Weekend Handmade 61

cultural studies Tattoo World 34

Good Eats 3 66 Jiggle Shots 90 Saint-Émilion 62 Secrets of Pistoulet, The 78 Spirit of the Harvest 78 Wines of Michel Chapoutier, The 62

GiFt Secrets of Pistoulet, The 78

Graphic desiGn Sagmeister: Another Book . . . 7 Vogue: The Covers 32

history World of Department Stores, The 122 Harper’s Bazaar Greatest Hits 8 Rings 133 Tony Duquette/Hutton Wilkinson Jewelry 43 Vogue: The Covers 32 Wedding Dress, The 132 World of Department Stores, The 122

Film Expanded Cinema 114 Industrial Light & Magic 44 Sketchbooks of Jocelyn Herbert, The 112 Star Trek Vault 24 Star Wars Art: Comics 40 Too Much Horror Business 97 World of Smurfs, The 88

holiday Angel Tree, The 26

Have Yourself a Very Vintage Christmas 82 Ugly Christmas Sweater Party Book 96

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humor

military history PS Magazine 10

music Commando 99 Living in the Material World: George Harrison 12 Rock Seen 11 Too Much Horror Business 97 Cats, Dogs, Men, Women, Ninnies & Clowns 15 Crap at My Parents’ House 92 Domo in the World 91 Hungover Owls 94

interior desiGn Artists’ Houses 120 Artistic Interiors 69 Exotic Taste 124 Finest Homes from the Last Decade of This Old House, The 56 Katie Ridder Rooms 126

JeWelry Rings 133

nature Chihuly Garden Installations 53 Earth Meets Spirit 103 High Altitude 102 Sea 42 Trees and Forests: Wild Wonders of Europe 52

parentinG This Is Your Book 68

perForminG arts Expanded Cinema 114 Industrial Light & Magic 44 Sketchbooks of Jocelyn Herbert, The 112 Walking Dead Chronicles, The 20

pets French Cat, The 80

Tony Duquette/Hutton Wilkinson Jewelry 43

photoGraphy @earth 115 Baseball’s Golden Age 16 Big Show, The 17 Chicks with Guns 121

Monumental Paris 119 New York from the Air 19 New York in Color 31 Queen Elizabeth II 135 Rock Seen 11 Sea 42 Trees and Forests: Wild Wonders of Europe 52

picture Book Babar’s Celesteville Games 138 Extraordinary Endangered Animals 139 Hunting of the Snark, The 116 My Uncle Martin’s Words for America 138 Tilly the Trickster 139

poetry Hunting of the Snark, The 116

travel French Cat, The 80 Monumental Paris 119

New York from the Air 19 Temples of Cambodia 125

tv Finest Homes from the Last Decade of This Old House, The 56 Good Eats 3 66 Oprah Winfrey Show, The 4 Star Trek Vault 24 Walking Dead Chronicles, The 20

pop culture Graffiti 365 38 Great American Cereal Book, The 95 Star Trek Vault 24 Star Wars Art: Comics 40

reliGion Face of Jesus, The 23

science Fiction Frank Reade 98

sports Baseball’s Golden Age 16

World of Smurfs, The 88

WeddinGs Matthew Robbins’ Inspired Weddings 84 Wedding Dress, The 132

Women’s studies Girl Scouts 76

JeWish Yiddishkeit 14

media Harper’s Bazaar Greatest Hits 8 Oprah Winfrey Show, The 4 Vogue: The Covers 32 World of Smurfs, The 88

memoir Commando 99

Earth Meets Spirit 103 Eyewitness 108 French Cat, The 80 Gregory Crewdson: In a Lonely Place 6 High Altitude 102

Big Show, The 17 Fifty More Places to Fly Fish Before You Die 74 Mets, The 58 Wooden: Basketball & Beyond 47

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