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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

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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


Peggy Guggenheim: The Last Dogaressa

PEGGY GUGGENHEIM: THE LAST DOGARESSA

MARSILIO EDITORI/THE SOLOMON R. GUGGENHEIM FOUNDATION

ISBN: 9788829701292
USD $60.00
| CAN $85

Pub Date: 11/19/2019
Forthcoming


I Seem to Live

I SEEM TO LIVE

By Jonas Mekas. Edited by Anne König.

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783959052887
USD $65.00
| CAN $90

Pub Date: 9/17/2019
Forthcoming


Chanel: Her Life

CHANEL: HER LIFE

By Justine Picardie. Drawings by Karl Lagerfeld.

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958296305
USD $65.00
| CAN $90

Pub Date: 9/17/2019
Forthcoming


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: 7/23/2019
Forthcoming


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
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Simone Forti: The Bear in the Mirror

SIMONE FORTI: THE BEAR IN THE MIRROR

Edited by Roos Gortzak, Quinn Latimer.

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783960983958
USD $39.95
| CAN $55

Pub Date: 3/19/2019
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SKULLFUCK

SKULLFUCK

By Jon Moritsugu.

KAYA PRESS

ISBN: 9781885030603
USD $29.95
| CAN $34.95 UK £ 27

Pub Date: 7/23/2019
Forthcoming


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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Lincoln Kirstein's Modern

LINCOLN KIRSTEIN'S MODERN

Edited with text by Samantha Friedman, Jodi Hauptman. Text by Lynn Garafola, Michelle Greet, Michelle Harvey, Richard Meyer, Kevin Moore.

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

ISBN: 9781633450820
USD $55.00
| CAN $75

Pub Date: 4/23/2019
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Joanna Drew and the Art of Exhibitions

JOANNA DREW AND THE ART OF EXHIBITIONS

By Caroline Hancock.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857239521
USD $45.00
| CAN $62

Pub Date: 2/19/2019
Active | In stock


Alfred Comte: A Life for Aviation

ALFRED COMTE: A LIFE FOR AVIATION

Edited with text by Michel Comte. Text by Alfred Comte, Tyler Brűlé.

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958295766
USD $75.00
| CAN $105

Pub Date: 7/23/2019
Forthcoming



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