Investigating the motivations of the artists and criminals who have faked great works of art, the author explores the stories, dramas and human intrigues surrounding the world's most infamous forgeries.
For every superhero hitting the big time with a blockbuster movie, there are countless failures, also-rans, and D-listers. The League of Regrettable Superheroes affectionately presents one hundred of the strangest superheroes ever to see print—from Atoman to Zippo—complete with backstories, vintage art, and colorful commentary.
After sorting through a box of old papers that revealed scandals, alcohol and domestic abuse, affairs, family land ownership, and racial complications, the author tells her family's history in photographs and words.
This first book by fashion critic Robin Givhan presents a vivid account of the 1973 runway event at Versailles that traces how then-emerging designers, including Oscar de la Renta and Anne Klein, helped establish America as a dominant force in international style.
A photojournalist documents her relentless pursuit of complex truths in the years after Sept. 11, describing her witness to the American invasion of Afghanistan and the lives of people before and after Taliban reign.
Draws on archival research and new interviews to present a biography of the renowned architect, shedding light on the details of his most important projects, his artistic process, and his complicated legacy.
An illustrated biography of the grand couturier, surrealist, social revolutionist and a top fashion designer of the 20th century, who in her time was more famous than Coco Chanel, chronicles the never-before-told story of the style icon, whose work has stood the test of time.
Assembles a unique anthology of clothing-inspired personal narratives from people of all stripes, including David Carr on his misprinted I Love NY T-shirt, Cynthia Rowley on her girl scout sash, Rosanne Cash on her father Johnny's (atypically) purple shirt that she keeps in her closet, and Jonathan Levine (director of 50/50 and The Wackness) on his once-lucky Latrell Sprewell Knicks Jersey. The stories offer heartfelt glimpses into someone else's life, and prompt readers to give a second thought to the way they consider clothing in their own lives.