In an essay in “Andy Warhol: Love, Sex, and Desire,” out from TASCHEN, Gopnik argues that Warhol had good reason to believe that daring gay imagery was where art ought to have been heading.
Out of seemingly meager materials, Herriman created a complete world, a place where nothing ever changes and where his characters never develop, yet his sense of humor is almost infallible.
Lewis W. Hine. America at Work, a new book from Taschen, chronicles Lewis W. Hine’s early 20th-century career photographing the problems and triumphs of labor.
Covering the span of 1890 to 1959, A Visual History of Graphic Design illustrates design advancements alongside historical events, from the founding of Pepsi-Cola to the stock market crash.
A new book collects Warhol’s early hand-drawn illustrations and accompanying texts, reproduced faithfully and filled with wit and whimsy.
Paleoart: Visions of the Prehistoric Past, 1830-1980 argues for the art history importance of dinosaur illustrations, as they shape our understanding of this extinct world through the visual culture of the present.
The young artist, who died last month at age 29, is the subject of a new monograph from TASCHEN.
Salvador Dalí’s 1973 cookbook, now reprinted by Taschen, doesn’t seem to know what Surrealist cuisine is.
Vermeer died twice. The first time was in 1675, after the Dutch art market collapsed.
In 1876, French scholar and artist Auguste Racinet published Le Costume historique (The Costume History), an illustrated sartorial tour throughout world history.
Weimar book artists mashed up the styles of new art movements — Expressionism, New Objectivity, Constructivism, plus photography — to design unique and politically provocative covers and jackets.
Whether it offers an image of a sun-drenched beach or a pristine ski slope, the picture-postcard has become a photographic genre unto itself, synonymous with escapist fantasy.