Books by Publisher: TASCHEN

    Rockwell

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    From prom scenes to Thanksgiving spreads, returning servicemen to smiling boy scouts, the works of Norman Rockwell are imbued with optimism, patriotism, community, and family. Brimming with wholesome cheer, they say as much about his artistic talents as they do about the popular values and aspirations of 20th-century America.

    Entryways of Milan - Ingressi di Milano

    By Penny Sparke

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    Hardback £32.46

    First impressions count, especially in Milano. In this unprecedented photographic journey, editor Karl Kolbitz curates 144 of the finest Milanese entrance halls from 1920 to 1970. Sumptuous in diversity and splendor, the volume features some of Milan's most famous architects, from Gio Ponti to Piero Portaluppi, and showcases the city's...

    Julius Shulman. Modernism Rediscovered

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    The Master of Modern Discoveries from the Julius Shulman vaults The buildings burned in our memories, which to us represent the spirit of '50s and '60s architectural design, were those whose pictures were widely published in magazines and books; but what about those that got lost in the process, hardly...

    A Garden Eden. Masterpieces of Botanical Illustration

    By H Walter Lack

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    Art meets science in this beautiful catalogue of botanical illustration. Drawn from the archives of the National Library of Vienna, these exquisite color reproductions range from 6th-century manuscripts to 19th-century masterpieces and celebrate both the skill of botanical artists and the abundance of natural flora.

    Forbidden Erotica

    By Taschen

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    Savor this collection of vintage sexy photographs, a century''s worth of naughty pictures sourced from the collection of connoisseur Mark Rotenberg. From early monochromes of daringly dropped drawers to seductively waxed handlebar mustaches, this delicious surfeit of 19th- and early 20th-century erotic photographs spans the sensual to the comedic.

    Small Architecture

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    With cost and space often at a premium, small but perfectly formed buildings are a popular architectural challenge. From world-famous names such as Toyo Ito and Zaha Hadid to the best in new international talent, architects around the world showcase the creative possibilities of compact dimensions.

    Vermeer. The Complete Works

    By Karl Schutz

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    Just 35 works make up the complete known oeuvre of Johannes Vermeer but in their enchanting combination of mimesis and mystery they have secured his place as one of the most admired artists in history. Featuring brand new photography of many paintings, this monograph presents the complete Vermeer catalogue in...

    1920s Berlin

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    It was the decade of daring Expressionist canvases, the Bauhaus total work of art, drag balls, Metropolis, and Marlene Dietrich. From cutting-edge kino to crowded jazz bars, come and roam the daring, freewheeling spirit of 1920s Berlin with this vivid cultural portrait of the age through painting, design, fashion, film,...

    Impressionism

    By Karin H. Grimme

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    Hardback £8.46

    Discover the scenes of daily life and delicate dabs of color that transformed the history of art. This overview of Impressionism explores the artists, subjects, and techniques that first brought the easel out of the studio and shifted artistic attention from history, religion, or portraiture to the evanescent ebb and...

    New Deal Photography. USA 1935-1943

    By Peter Walther

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    Hardback £11.46

    Amid the ravages of the Great Depression, the photographers of the Farm Security Administration set out to document the rural poor and "introduce America to Americans." With nearly 400 pictures from the likes Dorothea Lange, Marion Post Wolcott, Walker Evans, and Russell Lee, this collection celebrates their efforts, as much...

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