Before Street Fashion bloggers there used to be “The Sartorialist”. Before the Sartorialist there used to be Bill Cunningham. And long before anyone thought fashion really important, there were the Séeberger brothers. In 1906, Jules (1872-1956), Louis (1874-1946) and Henri (1876-1956) Séeberger founded a family run photo studio. Today 60,000 of their film negatives are held in [...]
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June 7th, 2011 · No Comments · Art, It's just a Book
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May 4th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Art, It's just a Book
Italian children might not all be raised in style, but always with style.
Bruno Munari, the Italian graphic designer and Futurist, made sure that this was also true where children’s reading was concerned.
Influenced by such artists as Marinetti, he started experimenting with new ideas in graphics and typography in the 1930s. These ideas would first come [...]
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April 9th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Art, History, It's just a Book
Michael Wolf is a German photographer who has lived in China for the last 15 years.
The collaboration with the publisher Benedict Taschen produced Wolf’s documentation of the shaping of public politics and opinion making comprising his extensive collection of Chinese propaganda posters.
As always, nothing is more revealing about the truth of politics than its propaganda [...]
January 27th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Art, It's just a Book
This book collects some of the most famous art work of British graffiti/street artist Banksy. His name is a pseudonym and little is known about him. It is believed that he was born in the 1970s near Bristol.
His work can be seen around London, throughout the UK and abroad.
In 1980s England social, cultural and political [...]
September 30th, 2009 · No Comments · Art, Biography, It's just a Book
Gerhard Richter is without doubt Germany’s greatest living painter with a body of work that spans nearly five decades. The 2002 US retrospective of his work (notably at the MOMA in New York and San Francisco) cemented his reputation as an international artist and drew attention to the breadth of his range on a wider [...]
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September 10th, 2009 · No Comments · Art, Coffee Table Books, It's just a Book
Tags:"Portrait of Laura Battiferri" by Bronzino·Anonymous painting of Agnolo Bronzino·Anonymous portrait of Agnolo Bronzino·Florence·london·National Gallery·Palazzo Vecchio·Portrait of a Young Man"/"Portrait of the Sculptor Pier