Titles by Subject
Edited by Maria Luisa Frisa
A book that focuses on Florence’s long and fruitful relationship with fashion; not only the fashion that lives and works in the city, but also the one that arrives from all over the world on the occasion of the events staged here, reinterpreting places and tracing new routes. Florence is the only city in Italy that is able to bring its geography and its history back to life each year thanks to fashion. Its places, stories and…
September 2015 | Trade Paperback | 192 pages | $39.95
Written by Mauricio Padilha and Roger Padilha, Foreword by Steven Klein
The first monograph on notorious photographer Chris von Wangenheim, whose shocking work epitomized the glamour and excess of the 1970s and reflected the fashionable underworld living life on the edge. Between the years 1968 and 1981, photographer Chris von Wangenheim shocked the world with a body of work that explored sex, violence, and danger in the realm of high fashion. Von Wangenheim’s dark photographs were emblematic of the time—an era that encompassed Deep Throat, the sexual revolution,…
September 2015 | Hardcover | 288 pages | $85.00
Edited by Katy Siegel
Taking Helen Frankenthaler’s 1950s New York debut as its starting point, “The heroine Paint”: After Frankenthaler, a new publication edited by Katy Siegel, follows Frankenthaler’s own painting as well as the immediate influence of Frankenthaler’s work on other artists, tracing artistic currents gathered under her name as they move outwards in different directions over time. The book collects scholarly essays, texts from contemporary artists, reprints of historical writing, and interweaves these voices with a visual chronology…
September 2015 | Trade Paperback | 272 pages | $40.00
Written by Federico Veronesi
This book is a reflection on the subjects and places that made the deepest impression on the author during his years spent in Eastern Africa. His interest and skill in capturing the emotions of wild animals, their resilience and beauty make it unique. The author has sought out the most dramatic weather conditions for his photographs—morning mists, dust storms and heavy rains, or rays of light shining through the clouds—and followed the animals on endless journeys along…
September 2015 | Hardcover | 240 pages | $60.00
Written by Alain Stella, Photographed by Francis Hammon
Mariage Freres, the premier tea importers of France since 1854, offer their definitive version of the “art of tea” for those who are unable to resist the temptation of a fragrant cup of tea accompanied by flaky pastry. When Richard Bueno and Kitti Cha Sangmanee bought the well-respected Parisian firm in the early eighties, they expanded the business and give it a radically new dimension by inventing the French “art of tea”. Mariage Freres sought out…
September 2015 | Hardcover | 240 pages | $24.98
Written by Caroline Bourgeois
“Art is a universal language.” This could be the motto of Martial Raysse, the French master of Pop Art and Nouveau Realism for whom the term “pop” is as apt as it is for Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein in the US, Sigmar Polke in Germany and David Hockney in Britain.
September 2015 | Trade Paperback | 504 pages | $80.00
Written by Andre Leon Talley, Preface by Paula Wallace, Foreword by Anna Wintour, Contribution by Mercedes T. Bass, Photographed by Adam Kuehl
A sumptuous monograph tracing the life and legacy of fashion luminary Oscar de la Renta. In October 2014 one of the fashion world’s champions, Oscar de la Renta, passed away, a great loss brightened by the innumerable successes of his half-century reign. The acclaimed fashion designer dressed first ladies from Kennedy to Obama, and celebrities from Beyoncé to Sarah Jessica Parker. Renowned for his unique charm, impeccable taste, and original lifestyle, he married the highest standards…
September 2015 | Hardcover | 176 pages | $50.00
Foreword by Angelo Bonati, Contribution by Paolo Galluzzi, Giampiero Negretti, Simon de Burton and Philippe Daverio
The recent history of Officine Panerai is exceptional: from small craft workshop to manufacturer of fine sports watches, it has become now a leading player on the world’s markets, given the remarkable speed with which the brand has won the hearts of watch enthusiasts worldwide.
September 2015 | Hardcover | 232 pages | $80.00
Text by Anatoly Osmolovsky, Edited by Nicholas Cullinan and Vladislav Shapovalov, Contribution by Artur Zmijewski and Maria Chehonadskih
Parrallel Converges brings together for the first time the work of two artists—one Polish and the other Russian—who both belong to the generation that received its training during the decisive transition from the communist to the post-communist period in Russia and Eastern Europe in the early nineties, and whose work has developed along many interesting parallel lines.
September 2015 | Trade Paperback | 192 pages | $45.00
Written by Andrew Robison
The extraordinary collection of Venetian drawings in the national Gallery of Art of Washington is presented for the first time in this book: a hundred and forty-four works by the greatest Venetian masters (from Mantegna to Bellini, from Titian to Veronese, from Tiepolo to Canaletto) and by renown American and British artists who drew inspiration from the city in the 19th century (Sargent and Whistler among others).
September 2015 | Trade Paperback | 384 pages | $60.00