BIOGRAPHIES, MEMOIRS, DIARIES

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Paperback, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 304 pgs / 53 color / 30 bw.

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Catalog: FALL 2013 p. 75   

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ART / BOOKS

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.

Featured image is reproduced from Incredible Tretchikoff.

Incredible Tretchikoff

STATUS: Out of stock indefinitely.

FROM THE BOOK
"'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

FORTHCOMING AND NEW: FICTION AND POETRY

Groovy Bob

GROOVY BOB

By Harriet Vyner.

HENI PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9780993010392
USD $16.00
| CAN $23

Pub Date: 6/15/2017
Active | In stock


The Blue Cupboard: Inspirations and Recollections

THE BLUE CUPBOARD: INSPIRATIONS AND RECOLLECTIONS

Text by Tess Jaray.

ROYAL ACADEMY PUBLICATIONS

ISBN: 9781910350096
USD $30.00
| CAN $40

Pub Date: 4/7/2015
Out of stock indefinitely | Not available


Art and Decoration

ART AND DECORATION

By Oscar Wilde.

ART / BOOKS VINTAGE CLASSICS

ISBN: 9781908970541
USD $19.95
| CAN $27.95

Pub Date: 1/5/2021
Forthcoming


Lead Belly: A Life in Pictures

LEAD BELLY: A LIFE IN PICTURES

Edited by John Reynolds, Tiny Robinson. Text by Jack Kerouac, Glenn O’Brien, Mason Roberson, Pete Seeger, Tom Waits, et al. Poems by Tyehimba Jess.

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958297036
USD $45.00
| CAN $63

Pub Date: 2/16/2021
Forthcoming


Martin Parr, Maurizio Cattelan, Pierpaolo Ferrari: ToiletMartin PaperParr, Limited Edition

MARTIN PARR, MAURIZIO CATTELAN, PIERPAOLO FERRARI: TOILETMARTIN PAPERPARR, LIMITED EDITION

DAMIANI

ISBN: 9788862087131
USD $150.00
| CAN $215

Pub Date: 4/7/2020
Active | In stock


Excerpts from the 1971 Journal of Rosemary Mayer

EXCERPTS FROM THE 1971 JOURNAL OF ROSEMARY MAYER

Edited with introduction by Marie Warsh. Foreword by Maika Pollack.

SOBERSCOVE PRESS

ISBN: 9781940190259
USD $22.00
| CAN $31 UK £ 20

Pub Date: 5/12/2020
Active | In stock


Peggy Guggenheim: The Last Dogaressa

PEGGY GUGGENHEIM: THE LAST DOGARESSA

MARSILIO EDITORI/THE SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM FOUNDATION

ISBN: 9788829701292
USD $60.00
| CAN $85 UK £ 53

Pub Date: 4/14/2020
Active | In stock


I Seem to Live

I SEEM TO LIVE

By Jonas Mekas. Edited by Anne König.

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783959052887
USD $45.00
| CAN $62

Pub Date: 2/11/2020
Active | In stock


Chanel: Her Life

CHANEL: HER LIFE

By Justine Picardie. Drawings by Karl Lagerfeld.

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958296305
USD $65.00
| CAN $90

Pub Date: 7/14/2020
Active | In stock


Bridget Riley: A Very Very Person

BRIDGET RILEY: A VERY VERY PERSON

By Paul Moorhouse.

RIDINGHOUSE

ISBN: 9781909932500
USD $24.95
| CAN $34.95

Pub Date: 9/17/2019
Active | In stock


Jonathan Meese 1970–2023

JONATHAN MEESE 1970–2023

By Robert Eikmeyer & Doris Mampe.

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783960982395
USD $29.95
| CAN $39.95

Pub Date: 6/18/2019
Active | In stock


Sargent's Daughters

SARGENT'S DAUGHTERS

By Erica E. Hirshler.

MFA PUBLICATIONS, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

ISBN: 9780878468607
USD $17.95
| CAN $24.95

Pub Date: 3/19/2019
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