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Incredible Tretchikoff

Life of an Artist and Adventurer

By Boris Gorelik.

Featured image is reproduced from <I>Incredible Tretchikoff</I>.Vladimir Tretchikoff (1913–2006) lived a life as colorful as his instantly recognizable paintings. Born to a deeply religious Siberian family, he fought poverty, tragedy, captivity and near death to become one of the most celebrated artists of his time. Loathed by the critics yet loved by the public, he enjoyed phenomenal success in Britain, Canada and the United States. At the height of his fame, reproductions of his work were hanging in millions of homes across the world--most famously, his painting popularly known as “The Green Lady,” one of the bestselling art prints ever. Though he subsequently fell out of favor, in recent years his pictures have been rediscovered by young, kitsch-hungry, retro-loving fans. Coinciding with the centenary of his birth, Incredible Tretchikoff tells the enthralling story of this flamboyant artist from his humble beginnings to the spectacular highs and lows of his later career.

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"'Popular images become a mask for people to pick and put on themselves,' says William Feaver. 'Greta Garbo made a career of making that expression. And the Green Lady is a kind of an oriental Greta Garbo. She’s like Marilyn Monroe, who wasn’t the most beautiful woman in the world but happened to get to the top of the heap. She’s like royalty or supreme athletes. The human race throws up these people from time to time.' Finally, there is something inexplicable, intangible that makes the Green Lady special. Tretchikoff himself did not know what it was. Perhaps this is what makes a picture a mass-market masterpiece." - Excerpted from Incredible Tretchikoff

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Groovy Bob

GROOVY BOB

By Harriet Vyner.

HENI PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9780993010392 | US $16.00

Pub Date: 6/15/2017
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The Blue Cupboard: Inspirations and Recollections

THE BLUE CUPBOARD: INSPIRATIONS AND RECOLLECTIONS

Text by Tess Jaray.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781910350096 | US $30.00

Pub Date: 4/7/2015
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Jane Austen and her World

JANE AUSTEN AND HER WORLD

By Josephine Ross.

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY

ISBN: 9781855147010 | US $19.95

Pub Date: 9/26/2017
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Another Promised Land: Anita Brenner’s Mexico

ANOTHER PROMISED LAND: ANITA BRENNER’S MEXICO

Edited with text by Karen Cordero Reiman. Text by Doris Berger, Tatiana Flores, Linde B. Lehtinen, Laura Mart, Ilan Stavans.

SKIRBALL CULTURAL CENTER

ISBN: 9780998669304 | US $34.95

Pub Date: 12/26/2017
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Shakespeare and Company, Paris

SHAKESPEARE AND COMPANY, PARIS

Edited with introduction by Krista Halverson. Foreword by Jeanette Winterson. Epilogue by Sylvia Whitman.

SHAKESPEARE AND COMPANY PARIS

ISBN: 9791096101009 | US $34.95

Pub Date: 9/27/2016
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Juliet Hartford: Huntington Hartford

JULIET HARTFORD: HUNTINGTON HARTFORD

Text by Juliet Hartford.

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958291638 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 3/27/2018
Forthcoming


Pepys and His Contemporaries

PEPYS AND HIS CONTEMPORARIES

By Richard Ollard.

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY

ISBN: 9781855145856 | US $19.95

Pub Date: 4/26/2016
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Shakespeare and His Contemporaries

SHAKESPEARE AND HIS CONTEMPORARIES

By Charles Nicholl.

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY

ISBN: 9781855145801 | US $19.95

Pub Date: 4/26/2016
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Charles Dickens and His Circle

CHARLES DICKENS AND HIS CIRCLE

By Lucinda Hawksley.

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY

ISBN: 9781855145962 | US $19.95

Pub Date: 4/26/2016
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Great Masters and Unicorns

GREAT MASTERS AND UNICORNS

By Konrad O. Bernheimer.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775740692 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 2/23/2016
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The Physiology of the Employee

THE PHYSIOLOGY OF THE EMPLOYEE

By Honoré de Balzac. Introduction and translation by André Naffis-Sahely. Illustrations by Louis Joseph Trimolet.

WAKEFIELD PRESS

ISBN: 9781939663047 | US $13.95

Pub Date: 10/31/2014
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Oscar Wilde and His Circle

OSCAR WILDE AND HIS CIRCLE

Text by Simon Callow.

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY

ISBN: 9781855144781 | US $19.95

Pub Date: 7/31/2014
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