An artist best known for his creation of the best-selling college dorm poster, "The DJ," showcases his most significant artistic achievements while presenting a biographical narrative that offers insight into the hip-hop, graffiti, and classical art influences on his work.
The never-before-published photographs and captions from Dorothea Lange's fieldwork in California, the Pacific Northwest, and North Carolina during 1939 for the New Deal's Farm Security Administration come together in an iconic collection that includes defining images of that time in American history.
Profiles the dramatic art hoax through which a small-time Dutch painter conned a reviled Nazi leader by creating works that impersonated those of famed artist Jan Vermeer, a seven-year deception during which the forger hid his mediocre artistic abilities through psychologically manipulative practices. 30,000 first printing.
Profiles the late-nineteenth-century photographer most remembered for his depictions of New York's urban poor at the height of European immigration, in a visual study that evaluates his work as a proponent of social reform.
A course on comics creation offers lessons on lettering, story, structure, panel layout, and much more, providing a solid introduction for people interested in making their own comics. Original.
A history of the World Trade Center discusses such topics as its builders' determination to raise the towers in spite of challenging natural and political forces, and the mystery surrounding their collapse on September 11.
A collection of photographs and field notes documents the accomplishments of anthropologist and explorer Richard Evans Schultes and his expeditions into the wilderness of the Amazon basin, living among two dozen native tribes, mapping rivers, and collecting and classifying thirty thousand botanical specimens.