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Books are gifts for life. What better way to say "congratulations" than to give the graduates on your list a starter library of books on art, architecture, design, photography - or whatever their passion may be?

GREAT GIFT BOOKS FOR FASHION, FILM AND MUSIC LOVERS.

Terence Donovan Fashion

ART / BOOKS

Terence Donovan Fashion Terence Donovan was one of the foremost photographers of his generation--among the greatest Britain has ever produced. He came to prominence in London as part of a postwar renaissance in art, fashion, graphic design and photography, and--alongside David Bailey and Brian Duffy (photographers of a similar working-class background)--he captured and helped create the Swinging London of the 1960s. Donovan socialized with celebrities and royalty, and found himself elevated to stardom in [more]

Clth, 10.75 x 13.25 in. / 240 pgs / 113 color / 64 b&w.
ISBN 9781908970022
Publication Date: 2/28/2013

in stock  $100.00

Rodarte, Catherine Opie, Alec Soth

JRP|RINGIER

Rodarte, Catherine Opie, Alec Soth California Condors, Boris Karloff as Frankenstein, Japanese horror films and Gordon Matta-Clark are among the many influences that make up the world of Rodarte. In just five short years, Rodarte has upended the fashion scene, bringing Kate and Laura Mulleavy, the designers behind the company, to the forefront of contemporary design and visual culture. Kate and Laura, who live and work between downtown Los Angeles and Pasadena, California, have consistently brought [more]

Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 176 pgs / 141 color.
ISBN 9783037641224
Publication Date: 9/30/2011

in stock  $80.00

Thus Spoke LaChapelle

ARBOR VITAE

Thus Spoke LaChapelle The photographs of David LaChapelle (born 1963) are among the most instantly recognizable images in contemporary photography. His ber-pop color portraits of celebrities such as Cameron Diaz, Marilyn Manson and Kanye West (whom he has portrayed, respectively, as King Kong, a crossing guard and Black Jesus) have propelled his work outside the closed society of galleries and museums into a wider public arena. Thus Spoke LaChapelle is the first retrospective of [more]

Hbk, 10 x 13 in. / 284 pgs / 257 color.
ISBN 9788087164860
Publication Date: 10/31/2012

in stock  $85.00

Grey Gardens

FREE NEWS PROJECTS

Grey Gardens One of the strangest and subtlest films ever made, the Maysles Brothers' 1975 documentary Grey Gardens today boasts as devoted a following as One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest or Harold and Maude. Shot at Grey Gardens, the dilapidated East Hamptons mansion of "Big Edie" and "Little Edie" Beale, aunt and cousin to Jackie Onassis, this classic of cinema vérité tracks the Beales' eccentric and sequestered lives--which consist mostly of doing [more]

Hbk, 9.25 x 11.25 in. / 200 pgs / 125 color / 25 b&w / Audio CD.
ISBN 9780977652365
Publication Date: 6/30/2009

in stock  $45.00

The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes

ZEITGEIST FILMS

The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes is the breathtakingly beautiful second feature from the Quay Brothers. On the eve of her wedding, the beautiful opera singer Malvina is mysteriously killed and abducted by a malevolent Dr. Droz. Felisberto, an innocent piano tuner, is summoned to Droz’s secluded villa to service his strange musical automatons. Little by little, Felisberto learns of the doctor’s plans to stage a diabolical opera” and of Malvina’s fate. [more]

DVD (NTSC), 5 x 7 in.
ISBN 9781938922039
Publication Date: 10/31/2012

in stock  $29.99

Weimar Cinema 1919-1933

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

Weimar Cinema 1919-1933 Published in conjunction with The Museum of Modern Art's presentation of 75 feature-length films from the Weimar era, many only recently restored, Weimar Cinema reconsiders the broad spectrum of influential films made in Germany between the World Wars. German and American films competed on the world market, and the stylistic accomplishments of the many German film artists who emigrated to Hollywood before Hitler took power deeply affected American cinema. Weimar Cinema [more]

Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 216 pgs / 150 duotone.
ISBN 9780870707612
Publication Date: 12/31/2010

in stock  $39.95

Tim Burton

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

Tim Burton Tim Burton has reinvented Hollywood genre filmmaking over the past three decades. With a visual style inspired by the aesthetics of animation and silent comedy, Burton's work melds the exotic, the horrific and the comic, manipulating expressionism and fantasy with the skill of a graphic novelist. Published to accompany a major career retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, this affordable volume considers Burton's career as an artist and filmmaker. It [more]

Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 64 pgs / 54 color.
ISBN 9780870707605
Publication Date: 11/12/2009

in stock  $19.95

Wired Up!

WIRED UP MEDIA

Wired Up! Wired Up! is the first book to fully document the underground European glam rock scene of the early 1970s, cataloging hundreds of the best and most sought after junkshop glam, proto-punk and bubblegum 45 sleeves from the 1970–76 period. The history of this highly influential but seldom discussed moment in rock n’ roll is told through reproductions of the colorful, outrageously designed record sleeves as well as first-hand accounts from some [more]

Hbk, 8.75 x 8.75 in. / 384 pgs / 344 color / 50 b&w.
ISBN 9780615488769
Publication Date: 4/30/2013

in stock  $39.95

Sun Ra & Ayé Aton: Space, Interiors and Exteriors 1972

PICTUREBOX

Sun Ra & Ayé Aton: Space, Interiors and Exteriors 1972 In 1972, the legendary musician, composer and mystic Sun Ra (1914–1993) was hard at work scripting and acting in the now classic documentary on his life and work, Space is the Place, as well as publishing his second book of poetry. The book of poems (now extremely rare) was designed and edited by Ra’s manager, who asked one of Ra’s band members in the Arkestra--the drummer and percussionist Ayé Aton--to contribute [more]

Pbk, 9 x 8.5 in. / 96 pgs / 90 color.
ISBN 9780984589210
Publication Date: 4/30/2013

$27.50

Electrical Banana: Masters of Psychedelic Art

DAMIANI

Electrical Banana: Masters of Psychedelic Art From advertising and fashion to music and film, the psychedelic aesthetic defined the look of the 1960s. And yet neither the true scope of psychedelic art nor its key practitioners have ever been the subject of a thorough overview. Electrical Banana is the first definitive examination of the international language of psychedelia, focusing on the most important practitioners in their respective fields. Compiling hundreds of unseen images plus exclusive interviews and [more]

Pbk, 9.5 x 10.25 in. / 208 pgs / illustrated throughout.
ISBN 9788862082044
Publication Date: 2/29/2012

in stock  $39.95





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