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.