Pop Culture & Performing Arts

The Art of Discovery: Hollywood Stars Reveal Their Inspirations

This exquisite book, edited by Robin Bronk and designed by typographer and award-winning art director Nancy Rouemy, features renowned photographer Jeff Vespa's intimate portraits and key inspirational moments and stories from Hollywood luminaries including Zach Braff, Jessica Chastain, Tim Daly, Adam Driver, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ashley Greene, Jonathan Groff, Michael C. Hall, Ethan Hawke, Amber Heard, Cheryl Hines, Kate Hudson, Anna Kendrick, Nicole Kidman, Jared Leto, John Leguizamo, Jeremy Renner, Seth Rogen, Mark Ruffalo, Zoe Saldana, Gabourey Sidibe, Kristen Stewart, Justin Theroux, Naomi Watts, Forest Whitaker, Shailene Woodley, and other icons of the entertainment industry. A portion of the proceeds from the sales of The Art of Discovery will go to support the arts advocacy programs of The Creative Coalition (thecreativecoalition.org), the premier nonprofit, nonpartisan social and public advocacy organization of the arts and entertainment community.

About The Author

Robin Bronk is an author and the CEO of The Creative Coalition (thecreativecoalition.org), the nation's premier nonprofit organization of the arts and entertainment industry. Jeff Vespa is a photographer and the CEO and founder of Verge. He is also one of the cofounders of WireImage, the largest entertainment photo agency in the world. He was previously the editor-at-large for LIFE.com and the West Coast special projects editor of Los Angeles Confidential magazine. 
Nancy Rouemy is the principal of We Live Type Ltd, a design firm in New York specializing in custom typography, branding, and book design.

  • Publish Date: October 14, 2014
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Category: Photography - Subjects & Themes - Celebrity
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Trim Size: 10 x 12
  • Pages: 216
  • US Price: $45.00
  • CDN Price: $45.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-8478-4430-2


“We hope that The Art of Discovery is savored, and provides inspiration. Everyday life is full of challenges and information overload, and the concept of time has become a most precious gift. The Art of Discovery captures that singular "moment" in time that acts as your own personal muse. The Art of Discovery is meant to encourage the all of us to ignite our own curiosity through music, film, art, photography and literature while at home and on the road. Wake up America! It's time to go buy the book in order to preserve the arts.” –Huffington Post

“In a lavish new coffee-table book, The Art of Discovery, glamorous photographs of glittering stars are matched with beautiful typography by spelling out a moment of discovery or inspiration. It’s an easy book to get lost in; you can flip to any page and find something interesting, like Jason Alexander with a dove on his head, accompanied by a story about wanting to be a magician.” –Vanity Fair

“Immerse yourself in one hundred intimate portraits of celebrities relating personal stories about their inspirations…” –Society Diaries