An eye-opening exploration of how a child's playthings and physical surroundings affect their development reveals the surprising histories behind human-made elements in a child's landscape and how they influence a child's behavior, values and health.
Connecting significant religious art and artifacts to their sartorial expressions, Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination provides a critical analysis of fashion's engagement with notions of the divine.
In a star-crossed, real-life love story set in 18th-century France that also serves as a cautionary tale of greed and the dangerous dream of windfall profits, Louise Magoulet and Louis Chevrot fall in love despite their fathers' rage and abuse and are determined to conquer all of the obstacles standing in the way of them being together.
Monster Portraits investigates the concept of the monstrous through a mesmerizing combination of words and images. An uncanny and imaginative autobiography of otherness, it offers the fictional record of a writer in the realms of the fantastic shot through with the memories of a pair of Somali-American children growing up in the 1980s.
Presents a memoir of the author's life near Dublin, a city that inspired his imagination and literary life and served as a backdrop for the dissatisfactions of adult years shaped by Dublin's cultural, political, architectural, and social history.
Analyzes the role of art in contemporary politics and life through the stories of different culture warriors, including painter Bernadette Persaud, poet Ruel Johnson and historian Walter Rodney, who used their creativity in response to white supremacy, brutality, domination, and oppression.
The photographer who was a trusted friend to and long-time collaborator with Prince presents 250 photos of the late artist, taken between 2001 and 2010, that provide never-before-seen glimpses into his personal and professional life.
A visual biography of Barack Obama's presidency, captured in detail by his White House photographer, includes images documenting the most consequential hours of the Obama administration as well as the 44th president's encounters with world leaders, cultural figures and family members.
An official White House photographer presents a collection of photographs of Michelle Obama—many never before seen—paired with personal reflections and behind-the-scenes stories.
Provides a nostalgic tour through horror paperback novels from the 1970s and 1980s full of devil worship, satanic children and haunted real estate and featuring exquisite covers featuring stylishly dressed skeletons, evil dolls and knife-wielding crabs. Original.
Showcasing his iconic New Yorker covers, as well as his illustrations for The New York Times, Vanity Fair and Time, among others, the award-winning artist and political cartoonist shares his sketchbooks, drafts and hilarious rejected drawings, offering readers an exclusive view into his process.
The story of "spirit photographer" William Mumler documents how his images of the ghosts of loved ones were highly sought and infamously denounced, tracing the story of his successful defense against charges of fraud, the yet-unsolved mystery behind his photography and what his successes reveal about period culture. 25,000 first printing.
Collects comics from Art Spiegelman and Francoise Mouly's groundbreaking magazine Raw, dealing with extraterrestrials, ants, political satire, dreams, time, marriage, school, the future, and the Holocaust.