Titles by Subject
Written by Franco Cologni, Photographed by Bruno Ehrs
This volume commemorates Vacheron Constantin’s uninterrupted 260-year history devoted to watchmaking excellence. Geneva-based Vacheron Constantin has maintained its reputation for producing exceptional timepieces, from its first watch circa 1760 to its extraordinary mechanical watches of today. Highly collectible, these prestigious timepieces are conceived as much to seduce by their elegance as to provide precision timekeeping. With specially commissioned photographs, the book traces the rich history of the manufacture and includes an informative catalog of timepieces and…
December 2015 | Hardcover | 356 pages | $125.00
Edited by Mauro Natale
This veritable reference work on Bramantino emphasizes the artist’s pivotal role in Northern Italy’s Renaissance, where he was the only artist able to stand up to Leonardo’s inventions. The volume traces the artist’s career starting from his debut as an assistant of the architect and painter Donato Bramante down to his last attested works, including Flight into Egypt.
December 2015 | Hardcover | 400 pages | $60.00
Edited by Luca Molinari and Kelly Russell Catella
A fresh face in the urban landscape, the architectural transformation of an important area in the center of Milan represents an occasion for experimental research in the city. The volume describes the process leading to the Porta Nuova area in all its phases. It brings together the voices of all the different actors who contributed to the project: producers, developers, public administrators, and all the planners who worked on the area.
December 2015 | Hardcover | 360 pages | $70.00
Written by Ibrahim Monamed Jaidah
A photographic survey of the renovation of the Imam Mohammed bin Abdul Wahab Mosque in Qatar, retracing the story of the building and the new elements of the religious complex, added in full respect of the traditional Qatari architecture.
December 2015 | Hardcover | 200 pages | $50.00
Written by Domonique Bertolucci
So many people are waiting to feel happy. They think they will be happy when they have this or they’ve done that, that perhaps money, a partner, or that new position is the key. But the truth is, lasting happiness is something that you create, each and every day, through the simple choices that you make. Based on bestselling book The Happiness Code and its Ten Keys, 100 Days Happier invites the reader to make small…
January 2016 | Hardcover | 208 pages | $16.95
Written by Raphael Masson and Veronique Mattiussi, Foreword by Jacques Vilain, Translated by Deke Dusinberre
This definitive monograph from the Musée Rodin in Paris on the pioneering artist who paved the way for modern sculpture is now available in an affordable compact format. Revered today as the greatest sculptor of all time, whose expressive style prefigured that of the modernist movement and abstract sculpture, Auguste Rodin (1840–1917) stirred up much controversy during his lifetime, and his sculptures often met with hostility and incomprehension from his peers. This monograph traces the life…
January 2016 | Hardcover | 248 pages | $29.95
Written by Fern Green
Whether you’re looking for mocktail recipes, trying a juice detox, or after a warming winter drink, The Mocktail Manual has a recipe for you. This stylishly illustrated book shares over eighty recipes for nonalcoholic drinks that will quench your thirst in the most satisfying of ways. From healthy juices and smoothies to indulgent milk shakes and fizzes, The Mocktail Manual will take your drinks repertoire to new heights. Start your morning with an energizing green goddess…
January 2016 | Hardcover | 128 pages | $15.95
Written by Jack Flam, Katy Rogers and Tim Clifford
Published on the 100th anniversary of Robert Motherwell’s birth, this book presents a comprehensive view of his artistic achievement and historical importance. Each chapter focuses on an important aspect or phase of the artist’s life in relation to his art and explores the many ways in which his activities as an artist, writer, and theorist helped to shape American culture during the second half of the twentieth century. The book contains many unpublished documentary photographs and…
January 2016 | Hardcover | 336 pages | $70.00
Written by Rudy Chiappini
Botero is one of the most popular artists alive today and is exhibited in countless institutions throughout the world. He gained international fame painting corpulent and comical figures who embody the sometimes whimsical tragedy of life. The dilation of his subjects gives them abstract, unreal, and grotesque dimensions that are studies in beauty and terror. Botero imbues his monumental figures with an overabundant sensuality that reveals a gluttony of human truth—from torture to greed, pleasure to…
January 2016 | Hardcover | 256 pages | $85.00
Written by Skira
The first significant monograph dedicated to Katrin Fridriks, a captivating journey into the Icelandic artist’s universe.
January 2016 | Hardcover | 248 pages | $55.00