Kusama is a comprehensive collection of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama's most iconic work, as well as never-before-seen ephemera, sketches and photographs. Born in Tokyo, she is famed for working in a variety of mediums - including painting, drawing, sculpture and film - as well as her cult repeat dot creations. Kusama worked closely with the editors and contributors to create this hardcover book, ensuring it fully captures the depth and impact of her successful 60-plus year career. - 304-page har
"Publisher: RIZZOLI INTERNATIONAL Author: Takashi Murakami Title: Murakami - Ego The retrospective ""Murakami-Ego"", held in Doha in Qatar, revealed many new aspects of the Japanese artist's work. The book presents some of the artist's most celebrated series, including Kaikai Kiki Lots of Faces and Pom and Me. Murakami has conceived of the exhibition itself as a work of art, creating new modes of display that include sculptural pedestals with digital animation, a circus tent that doubles as an indoor cinema, and an impressive 90-metre-long painting. "
Coffee table book featuring significant estates located in Santa Barbara, California. Santa Barbara has been an elegant and chic style destination since before the 1920s. In recent years Santa Barbara continues to be an outpost of style and culture, now with many Hollywood producers, directors and stars acquiring the historic estates. The over 200 pages are filled with photos of beautifully appointed mansions, taking readers inside estates and gardens, with photos on every page.
Details Invest in this 'Island Style' volume from India Hicks to tap into her famously undone, bohemian style 28.5cm x 24cm Buy it as a coffee table book for yourself or gift it to a design-obsessed friend Material & Care Paper
Publisher: RIZZOLI INTERNATIONAL Author: Carol Lim Title: OPENING CEREMONY EST. 2002 This colourful book celebrates the tenth anniversary of the Opening Ceremony store, a veritable bible for Big Apple fashion. In 2002, Carol Lim and Humberto Leon opened this store in the centre of Manhattan with the aim of launching young American designers. They added their creations to the historic brands and soon became the reference point of fashion lovers, and true masters of style.
Publisher: RIZZOLI INTERNATIONAL Author: Francesco Ragazzi Title: PALM ANGELS Palm Angels is the definitive book on the Los Angeles skateboarding scene, capturing the street style and culture of the most elite community in the skater world. Photographed by Francesco Ragazzi, the Italian art director at Moncler, Palm Angels looks closely at the fashion of skate culture. This book hopes to do for skaters what Bruce Weber and others have done for surf culture, elevating it to a far-reaching cultural phenomenon. The book opens with an introduction by Pharrell Williams.
Dive into the splashiest gatherings of the world's most famous personalities, including Bono, Sharon Stone, Woody Allen, and Mick Jagger, with Pool Party. Covering over six decades of decadent poolside events held in Johnny Pigozzi's famous Villa Dorane in Antibes, France, this volume captures a whimsical look at one of the most exclusive social scenes in the world, making the perfect summer read.
Coffee table book featuring legendary, historical estates located in Southern California. 200 pages of lush photos of spectacular gardens and interiors of some of the most elegant homes on the west coast, including works by such architects as George Washington Smith, Wallace Neff, and Julia Morgan. The architecture of the houses was influenced by centuries old villas and palaces that dominated Italy, France and Spain.
Publisher: RIZZOLI INTERNATIONAL Author: Charlotte Cotton Title: LOUIS VUITTON FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY A monograph which tells the tale of the world’s most famous and highly desired brand. This exceptional album features over two hundred images of the most influential modern and contemporary photographers, including David Bailey, Karl Lagerfeld, Annie Leibovitz, Helmut Newton, Mario Testino, and Bruce Weber. A story told through images of Vuitton advertising campaigns from the 20s to the present day, which illustrate the style, history and evolution of this unparalleled fashion house.
Publisher: RIZZOLI INTERNATIONAL Author: Hermes Mallea Title: ESCAPE A nostalgic celebration of the allure of summer residences in Florida and the Caribbean: the most exclusive destinations for the mid-twentieth century jet-set. A world of beach parties and fancy dress balls in the fairytale surroundings of lush tropical landscapes. These dream homes were designed by Joseph Urban, Oliver Messel, Paul Rudolph and other talented designers, and based on regional traditions and the spirit of places such as Antigua, Barbados, Cuba and Jamaica - sometimes even imagining a new fantastical scene.
Publisher: RIZZOLI INTERNATIONAL Title: ONE WAY: PETER MARINO This catalogue documents the exhibition entitled “One Way: Peter Marino”, held in 2014 at the Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach. Through a selection of paintings, sculptures, photographs, films, and architectural works, the book celebrates architect Peter Marino, who worked for some of the most acclaimed personalities in fashion and art, redefining the concept of luxury worldwide.
Publisher: RIZZOLI INTERNATIONAL Author: Ingrid Sischy Title: DAZED & CONFUSED MAKING IT UP AS WE GO ALONG This publication celebrates twenty years of the contemporary style, design and popular culture magazine, well-known for discovering and promoting new artists, musicians, designers and filmmakers. Dazed & Confused has been a barometer of style and popular culture since it was founded in London in 1991. This boldly illustrated book captures the unique characteristics of the magazine, from legendary photo shoots and iconic covers to the controversial interviews.
Publisher: RIZZOLI INTERNATIONAL Author: Jeffrey Deitch Title: KEITH HARING Closely based on Haring’s idea for a monograph that was to be published before the artist’s untimely death, this book represents more than a decade of research to recover pictures and unpublished writings, drawings, and studio photographs. From the drawings in the New York subway to the murals of Pisa and Berlin, and from collaborations with William Burroughs to his famous body-painting of Grace Jones', this book can be considered the definitive work of Keith Haring.
Publisher: RIZZOLI INTERNATIONAL Author: Alister Mackie Title: ANOTHER MAN An epic journey from the editors of Another Man into the world of masculine style using the magazine's rich archive revisited with carefully selected material. With over 300 images from great photographers, this book also contains a portfolio of interviews and conversations with style icons such as Jake and Dinos Chapman, Jarvis Cocker, William Gibson, Kate Moss, Bobby Gillespie, William Burroughs and Paul Simonon.
Publisher: RIZZOLI INTERNATIONAL Author: Sir Norman Rosenthal Title: JEFF KOONS This catalogue documents the exhibition at the New York Gagosian Gallery in 2013. It includes several recent works such as paintings and sculptures. Drawing on diverse sources of inspiration, such as art for children, comic book characters and figures from classical antiquity, Koons creates works that seek to touch the core of the human psyche.
Publisher: RIZZOLI INTERNATIONAL Author: Mary McFadden Title: MARY MCFADDEN Mary McFadden helped define the look of the 1970s with original clothing designs created from fabrics brought back from her travels around the world. This book explores McFadden's thirty-year career, from her début at Vogue in 1972 to her position at the head of a million dollar brand. Her passion and vision, translated into works of wearable art, are compiled in this book, which contains stunning portraits and unique designs as well as the places and objects that inspired her.
Details Showcasing a series of sneakers, dating from the mid-nineteenth century to present day, this encyclopedia of sports shoes is an interesting read or a cool gift for the person who has everything 27cm x 20cm Buy it as a coffee table book for yourself or gift it to a sneaker-crazed friend Material & Care Paper
This revealing volume provides unprecedented access to master designers and industry leaders. No topic is off-limits to Fern Mallis, award-winning creator of Fashion Week in New York, when she hosts Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis at New York's prestigious 92nd Street Y, a series of in-depth interviews with the fashion industry's most talented, successful, and legendary personalities. Featuring nineteen inspiring interviews with American fashion luminaries, this engaging book introduces readers t