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Revolution: Russian Art 1917–1932Revolution: Russian Art 1917–1932
Masterworks: Rare and Beautiful Chess Sets of the WorldMasterworks: Rare and Beautiful Chess Sets of the World
Autophoto: Cars & Photography, 1900 to NowAutophoto: Cars & Photography, 1900 to Now
Total ExcessTotal Excess
Langdon Clay: CarsLangdon Clay: Cars
Speed, Style, and BeautySpeed, Style, and Beauty
The Moon 1968–1972The Moon 1968–1972
Mark Segal: CheetahMark Segal: Cheetah
Alcohol: Soviet Anti-Alcohol PostersAlcohol: Soviet Anti-Alcohol Posters
Muhammad Ali: Fighter's Heaven 1974Muhammad Ali: Fighter's Heaven 1974

Revolution: Russian Art 1917–1932Revolution: Russian Art 1917–1932

Published by Royal Academy Publications.
Text by John Milner, Natalia Murray, Nick Murray, Masha Chlenova, Ian Christie, John E. Bowlt, Nicoletta Misler, Zelfira Tregulova, Faina Balakhovskaya, Evgenia Petrova, Christina Lodder.

One hundred years after the Russian Revolution, this comprehensive survey explores all aspects of its groundbreaking art

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Masterworks: Rare and Beautiful Chess Sets of the WorldMasterworks: Rare and Beautiful Chess Sets of the World

Published by FUEL Publishing.
Edited with introduction by Dylan Loeb McClain. Text by Dr. George Dean, Jon Crumiller, Larry List, Will Wiles.

The world's most gorgeous and unusual chess sets, spanning hundreds of years and five continents

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Autophoto: Cars & Photography, 1900 to NowAutophoto: Cars & Photography, 1900 to Now

Published by Editions Xavier Barral/Fondation Cartier Pour L'Art Contemporain.
Edited by Xavier Barral, Philippe Séclier. Text by Clément Chéroux, Marc Desportes, Simon Baker, Nancy W. Barr, Pascal Ory. Contributions by Alain Bublex, Jean Todt, Alain Prost.

The camera’s romance with the car: a photo history

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Editions Xavier Barral/Fondation Cartier Pour L'Art Contemporain

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Hardcover, 8.25 x 10.25 in. / 464 pgs / 300 color / 300 duotone.

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Photographs by Michael Zagaris

Published by Reel Art Press.
Edited by Dagon James. Foreword by David Talbot. Afterword by Peter Frampton.

It has been said of Michael Zagaris’ photographic oeuvre that it is the “last untouched rock archive.” Zagaris was responsible for shooting everyone in the rock music scene in San Francisco in the 1970s and ’80s, including The Clash, Grateful Dead, Blondie, Sex Pistols, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground, Patti Smith, Led Zeppelin, and many more.

Zagaris’ photographs are some of the best portraits of their kind. Because a lot of his work was taken for pleasure rather than pay, the vast majority of his archive has remained unseen until now. Total Excess is the complete anthology of his incredible rock photography. This is the first book in a series of collaborations between Reel Art Press and Zagaris.

Michael Zagaris (born 1945) grew up in the Central Valley of California. In 1967 he entered law school and also started working for Robert Kennedy as a speechwriter. The trauma of witnessing Kennedy’s assassination at close quarters propelled Zagaris away from politics and law and into photography, and he began covering rock music in San Francisco. He also captured some of the most vital counterculture figures of that period, including Billy Bowers, Divine, Peter Berlin, The Cockettes and Jim Carroll, who used one of Zagaris’ portraits for the cover of his book Basketball Diaries. In 1973 he began as a team photographer for the San Francisco 49ers, and the Oakland As in 1981, both of which he continues to shoot to this day. Zagaris lives in San Francisco.

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Hardcover, 9.5 x 12 in. / 272 pgs / 30 color / 200 bw.

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Langdon Clay: CarsLangdon Clay: Cars

New York City, 1974–1976

Published by Steidl.
Forward by Luc Sante.

From 1974 to 1976, Langdon Clay (born 1949) photographed the cars he encountered while wandering the streets of New York City and nearby Hoboken, New Jersey, at night. Shot in Kodachrome with a Leica and deftly lit with then-new sodium vapor lights, the pictures feature a distinct array of makes and models set against the gritty details of their surrounding urban and architectural environments, and occasionally the ghostly presence of people.

“I experienced a conversion of sorts in making a switch from the ‘decisive moment’ of black and white to the marvel of color, a world I was waking up to every day,” Clay writes of this work. “At the time it seemed like an obvious and natural transition. What was less obvious was how to reflect my world of New York City in color … I discovered that night was its own color and I fell for it.”

Langdon Clay was born in New York City in 1949. He grew up in New Jersey and Vermont and attended school in New Hampshire and Boston. Clay moved to New York in 1971 and spent the next sixteen years photographing there, around the country and in Europe for various magazines and books. In 1987 he moved to Mississippi where he has since lived with his wife, photographer Maude Schuyler Clay, and their three children.

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Speed, Style, and BeautySpeed, Style, and Beauty

Cars from the Ralph Lauren Collection

Published by MFA Publications.
Text by Winston S. Goodfellow and Beverly Rae Kimes. Foreword and Interview by Darcy Kuronen. Introduction by Ralph Lauren. Photographs by Michael Furman.

Bugatti and Bentley, Alfa and Aston, Mercedes and McLaren—these are not merely cars, they are some of the most exquisite automobiles ever assembled, selected by Ralph Lauren, one of the foremost designers of our time. This breathtaking volume features 29 of these wonders—from such unparalleled masterpieces as the 1930 Mercedes Benz “Count Trossi,” the 1938 Alfa Romeo Mille Miglia, and the 1938 Bugatti Atlantic Coupe to marvels from Jaguar, Aston Martin, Ferrari, Porsche and even a Ford “Woody”—each of these vehicles is lovingly photographed and presented with authoritative elegance. Complementing the images are sketches of these and other cars—rarely seen drawings that give insight into the conceptual and development stages of the automobiles. Now in its fourth printing, Speed, Style, and Beauty is the first book on cars to center its discussion squarely on the car's role as an art object. The 29 chapters, by two of the best known and most respected authors writing about cars today, gives the indispensable background information, but also approaches the cars the way an art historian would approach fine sculpture—treating them as consummate works of decorative art for the modern age. With over 160 color images by world-renowned photographer Michael Furman, plus an introductory interview with Ralph Lauren who discusses the links between the cars and his overall design philosophy, this is an elegant yet informative book that will delight both the rampant car enthusiast and aficionados of great design in any form. The sleekly curved chrome and steel of these timeless dream machines conjures the glamour of the 1930s, the opulent ease of the 1950s and the charged excitement of the 1980s—the perfect marriage of speed, style and beauty.

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The Moon 1968–1972The Moon 1968–1972

Published by T. Adler Books.
Text by E.B. White, John F. Kennedy.

Snapshots from the moon: NASA photographs from the earliest manned space flights

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T. Adler Books

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Hardcover, 6 x 8 in. / 48 pgs / 34 color / 8 bw.

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Mark Segal: CheetahMark Segal: Cheetah

Published by Damiani.

Segal's celebration of this regal feline also records the cheetah's alarming path toward extinction

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Damiani

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Clth, 13.75 x 9.5 in. / 240 pgs / 56 color / 93 bw.

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Alcohol: Soviet Anti-Alcohol PostersAlcohol: Soviet Anti-Alcohol Posters

Published by FUEL Publishing.
Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell. Text by Alexei Plutser-Sarno.

Soviet propaganda against the demon drink: the latest in Fuel’s Russian pop culture series

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Muhammad Ali: Fighter's Heaven 1974Muhammad Ali: Fighter's Heaven 1974

Photographs by Peter Angelo Simon

Published by Reel Art Press.
Foreword by D.A. Pennebaker.

In this previously unpublished photo-essay, the legendary boxer Muhammed Ali is captured up close and unguarded in the run-up to the "Rumble in the Jungle"

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