"The sheer heft of lavishly produced images will be indispensable to scholars, critics, and artists." —Art Monthly
Presenting the second in a seven-volume library of works by master illustrator Sergio Toppi. The second volume, North America, contains eleven tales set in historical periods within the early United States, Canada, and Alaska, all presented in English for.
During his lifetime, Gustav Klimt was a controversial star whose works made passions run high. He stood for Modernism but he also embodied tradition. His pictures polarized and divided the art-loving world. The press and general public alike were split over the question: For or against Klimt?
The definitive biography of Edward Gorey, the eccentric master of macabre nonsense.
From The Gashlycrumb Tinies to The Doubtful Guest, Edward Gorey's wickedly funny and deliciously sinister little books have influenced our culture in innumerable ways, from the works of Tim Burton and Neil Gaiman to Lemony Snicket. Some even call him the Grandfather of Goth.
This stunning examination of the last years of Édouard Manet’s life and career is the first book to explore the transformation of his style and subject matter in the 1870s and early 1880s.$45.00ISBN: 9780300243628Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Smithsonian Institution - June 25th, 2019
A focused investigation of Whistler’s watercolors that introduces readers to a rarely seen aspect of the artist’s creative output
In the 1880s, James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903) reinvented himself through the medium of watercolor. At the time, excellence in watercolor was most often associated with British artists, and most notably with the work of J.$24.99ISBN: 9781942367918Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be availablePublished: Magnetic Press - February 5th, 2019
Presenting the first in a seven-volume library of works by master illustrator Sergio Toppi. The first volume, The Enchanted World, contains eleven tales of high fantasy in English for the first time, previously collected as Black & Tans, Krull, and A.$15.00ISBN: 9783836550093Availability: Special OrderPublished: Taschen - November 25th, 2015
With his instantly recognizable decorative style, Czech artist and Art Nouveau master Alphonse Mucha (1860-1939) defined the look of the fin-de-si cle. In evocative shades of peach, gold, ochre, and olive, his seductive compositions of patterns, flowers, and beautiful women became paradigms of the Belle poque years.$200.00ISBN: 9783836526463Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Taschen - November 28th, 2017
Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919) was a German-born biologist, naturalist, evolutionist, artist, philosopher, and doctor who spent his life researching flora and fauna from the highest mountaintops to the deepest ocean.$14.95ISBN: 9781452163130Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Chronicle Books - September 12th, 2017
This cheeky seek and find features illustrated scenes from the life of a modern gal—from brunch with friends to shopping for succulents—with clever and funny challenges on every page. Lenny Letter contributor Sally Nixon combines the nostalgia of visual puzzles with smart, contemporary content for a fresh and charming gift.$16.95ISBN: 9780486274546Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Dover Publications - March 3rd, 1993
Painter, designer, and filmmaker Salvador Dal (1904-1989) was one of the most colorful and controversial figures in 20th-century art. A pioneer of Surrealism, he was both praised and reviled for the subconscious imagery he projected into his paintings, which he sometimes referred to as "hand-painted dream photographs."$15.00ISBN: 9783836553308Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Taschen - November 21st, 2018
A key figure in the international avant-garde, Piet Mondrian (1872-1944) was at once an extraordinary painter and leading art theoretician whose influence resonates to this day. Coining the term "Neo-plasticism", he pursued a style of painting composed only of primary colors against a grid of black vertical and horizontal lines and a white base background.