PATTERNS: INSIDE THE DESIGN LIBRARYRegular price $80 Save $-80
An insider’s guide to the world’s largest archive of patterns and textiles, the source of inspiration for the globe’s top designers
Every season, designers from fashion, home furnishings, textiles, graphic arts, and paper-product industries seek inspiration from patterns to bring their collections to life. Many of these designers – including Beacon Hill, Boden, Calvin Klein, Clinique, Colefax & Fowler, Lululemon, Nike, Oscar de la Renta, Pottery Barn, and Target – look to the Design Library, the world’s largest archive of surface design. This one-of-a-kind book, drawn from the Design Library’s archive, is an exclusive and ultimate sourcebook of pattern and ornament.
Height: 12 in. (30.48 cm)Width: 8.75 in. (22.23 cm)Depth: 1.5 in. (3.81 cm)
EL MATADOR JOSELITO: A PICTORIAL NOVELRegular price $60 Save $-60
El Matador Joselito: A Pictorial Novel by Sandro Miller
Inspired by the words of Ernest Hemingway, American photographer Sandro Miller embarked on a month-long journey with the Spanish matador Joselito to learn the truth about bullfighting. This pictorial novel represents that meeting--two men from completely different cultures who bonded in the recognition of each other's art, as fellow adventurers and lovers of life.
Body of ArtRegular price $60 Save $-60
Body of Art is the first book to explore the various ways the human body has been both an inspiration and a medium for artists over hundreds of thousands of years. Unprecedented in its scope, it examines the many different manifestations of the body in art, from Anthony Gormley and Maya Lin sculptures to eight-armed Hindu gods and ancient Greek reliefs, from feminist graphics and Warhol's empty electric chair to the blue-tinted complexion of Singer Sargent's Madame X. It is the most expansive examination of the human body in art, spanning western and non-western, ancient to contemporary, representative to abstract and conceptual.
Over 400 artists are featured in chapters that explore identity, beauty, religion, absent body, sex and gender, power, body's limits, abject body and bodies & space. Works range from 11,000 BC hand stencils in Argentine caves to videos and performances by contemporary artists such as Marina Abramovic, Joan Jonas and Bruce Nauman? Its fresh, accessible and dynamic voice brings to life the thrilling diversity of both classical and contemporary art through the prism of the body. More than simply a book of representations, this is an original and thought provoking look at the human body across time, cultures and media.