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December 22, 2010

Happy Holidays from Rizzoli Publications!

Rizzoli Publications wishes one and all a Happy Holiday season!

Image by Grandma Moses from The Night Before Christmas.

December 20, 2010

Win “1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die”

Win a copy of  1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die: And 10,001 You Must Download

1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die—the latest addition to the best-selling 1001 series—offers more than ever! It’s the world’s biggest and best playlist, referencing over 10,000 must-download songs.

With more than any previous book in the series, each entry in 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die profiles and illustrates 1,001 primary songs, placing it within music history with references to other songs that are musically related. Thus, each entry points to alternate versions, covers, riffs, and influences effectively expanding the total number to 10,000. Click here to learn more about this book.

Enter our sweepstakes HERE to win one of 5 copies of the 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die.

Winners will be announced after January 4, 2011. You must become a fan of Rizzoli New York to be eligible.

December 13, 2010

KAWS Book Signing at JUICE Shanghai

“KAWS and CLOT came together for a signing event of the artist’s book KAWS by Rizzoli. The event marked the first signing of the book in mainland China. KAWS’ visit was a huge draw for the fans, and despite the (relatively) cold weather, there were lines of fans eager to see the artist in person and get a personalized book.”

For more information and to see a slideshow of images of this great event, visit Freshness Magazine here.

For more about Rizzoli’s KAWS, click here.

December 8, 2010

Enter our “Burlesque” giveaway contest!

Win the official companion book and soundtrack to the movie Burlesque.

Burlesque is the hot new Sony Pictures film starring Christina Aguilera, Cher, Stanley Tucci, and many more.

We are giving away 5 copies of the Burlesque book, each with a copy of the original motion picture soundtrack.

The Burlesque book (from Universe Publishing) is the official companion to the musical motion picture event. It is filled with scenes from the film, exclusive behind-the-scenes photos, costume sketches, set designs, screenplay excerpts, and contributions from the cast and crew.

Burlesque: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the highly anticipated soundtrack featuring new recordings performed and co-written by five time Grammy winner Christina Aguilera. The soundtrack also features two brand new tracks performed by the legendary Cher, as well as remakes/covers of classic songs all performed by Christina Aguilera.

Visit the Rizzoli New York Facebook fan page to enter.

You must become a fan of Rizzoli New York to be eligible.

December 6, 2010

SNEAK PEEK: New York: A Photographer’s City

New York: A Photographer’s City is an unparalleled compilation of contemporary photographs containing previously unpublished work by well-known and emerging contemporary artists. This volume includes more than 350 images from all five New York City boroughs by more than one hundred artists, which not only document the city but also reflect and explore an innovative perspective of New York in the twenty-first century.

A sneek peek Rizzoli’s New York: A Photographer’s City after the jump. (more…)

December 3, 2010

SNEAK PEEK: Rebel Youth: Karlheinz Weinberger

Swiss amateur photographer Karlheinz Weinberger left an indelible mark on the fashion world with his photographs of vibrant rebel youth culture. These working-class teenagers in 1950’s and 60’s Switzerland created looks that fused iconic American pop culture imagery with their own handmade designs.

Click here to take a look at Rizzoli’s forthcoming Rebel Youth: Karlheinz Weinberger.

For more information about the book, click here.

December 1, 2010

Mark Seliger on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe”

On November 24th, photographer Mark Seliger joined the cast of MSNBC’s Morning Joe to discuss his Rizzoli book “Listen”. Watch the full clip here:

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

November 23, 2010

Book Excerpt: Jay McInerney on Joy Division’s Heyday

“Thirty years after lead singer Ian Curtis committed suicide at age 23, post-punk pioneers Joy Division remain one of their generation’s most influential bands. With a foreword by fan Jay McInerney, Rizzoli’s monograph Joy Division showcases the band’s few but potent years of existence, through Kevin Cummins’s stirring backstage photography.”

Click here to read an exclusive excerpt of Joy Division, courtesy of Vanity Fair.

Photograph by Kevin Cummins

November 17, 2010

Kenzo: In Bloom

“How often is a book really beautiful? Beautiful enough to form part of a room’s design aesthetics? Well, three versions of the floral clothbound hardcovers covering Kenzo’s new book look set to become just that. Fans of Kenzo, and of aesthetically appealing objects, will be pleased with just how lovely this book is.”

Click here to read more of this lovely review and to view a slideshow of images, courtesy of Glass Magazine.

To learn more about Rizzoli’s Kenzo, click here.

November 16, 2010

“Stickers: Stuck-Up Piece of Crap” at Art Basel Miami

“We recently showed you images of Shepard Fairey down in Miami installing his mural inside this year’s Wynwood Walls cafe (covered). Well, more images have just surfaced from the Wynwood Walls project, courtesy of legendary street photographer Martha Cooper. Apparently, right next to Shepard’s wall will be one organized by “Stickers: Stuck-Up Piece of Crap” authors DB Burkeman and Monica LoCascio.”

Click here to take an early look at what’s sure to be an amazing project, courtesy of arrestedmotion.com.

Image © Martha Cooper

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