Academy Award-wining filmmaker Errol Morris investigates the hidden truths behind a series of documentary photographs. With his keen sense of irony, skepticism and humor, Morris reveals in these and many other investigations how photographs can obscure as much as they reveal and how what we see is often determined by our beliefs.
A latest entry in the series that includes Weekend Knitting and Weekend Sewing features a series of hand-made craft projects that can be completed in a few hours or during a weekend, in a volume that includes options for paper and textiles, outdoor crafts and shared group projects.
Just My Type documents the history of typefaces from the early days of Gutenberg to the modern applications of digital fonts, tracing the impact of font usage in business and pop culture while explaining what favorite fonts reveal about personality.
Discusses whether the brutal imagery present in today's reality and entertainment will shock society into a less alienated state and help create a just social order or whether focusing on representations of cruelty simply makes society more cruel.
Traces the parallel stories of 19th century art patron Charles Ephrussi and his unique collection of 264 miniature netsuke — Japanese ivory carvings — documenting Ephrussi's relationship with Marcel Proust and the impact of the Holocaust on his cosmopolitan family.
Collects the private correspondence between Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz, revealing the ups and downs of their marriage, their thoughts on their work, and their friendships with other artists.