This deceptively simple and addictive sketchbook-with-content includes tons of hip and entertaining things to draw. Encourages artists to try their hands at things like a bike, mistakes, Fred Astaire, synchronized swimmers, a sippy cup, RUN DMC, feelings, a waffle, the view from an airplane, and man..
Kaldewey Press is a small press located in hamlet of Poestenkill, New York, outside of Albany. Owned by an eccentric German immigrant, Gunnar A. Kaldewey, Kaldewey Press (and affiliated Edition Kaldewey) has been producing artist books since 1985. Focused on small runs, exotic material and form, and..
From the Beatles to Beck, Sinatra to Sam Smith, a parade of era-defining artists have passed through the doors of the Capitol Records Tower, one of Hollywood's most distinctive landmarks and home to one of the world's most defining labels for the past 75 years.To commemorate this extraordinary histo..
In 1935, DC Comics founder Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson published New Fun No. 1-the first comic book with all-new original material-at a time when comic books were mere repositories for the castoffs of the newspaper strips. What was initially considered to be disposable media for children was wel..
The must-have book for any fan of The HobbitA is for auditions. Find out which pop star auditioned to play an elf and who impressed Peter Jackson the most. B is for Bilbo. Martin Freeman had reservations about playing Bilbo at first--discover why and find out who he loved working with, and who he di..
Ever wondered why your ceiling is shaped like the arches in a gothic cathedral? Or why your office building looks so different from its neighboring counterparts?Universe of Style invites you to explore the many different architectural and decorative interior styles from their ancient origins to the ..
"When I look around my houses in New York or London I am struck by what an influence he has had on me. He has left his souvenirs everywhere. His touch, his taste, his flair, his blue." Madonna "I have always wanted to see things I imagine made into a reality," declared renowned architect David Coll..
In 1962, a military coup lead by General Ne Win saw Burma, an isolated Buddhist country in South-East Asia, come under the power of one of the world's most brutal regimes. For the past five decades, thousands of people have been arrested, tortured and given long prison sentences for openly expressin..
Florist Lut Verkinderen grew up on a farm, to the rhythm of nature and the seasons. It is hardly surprising, therefore, that this love of the outdoors and a passion for floral and interior design has culminated in a career of professional floristry. Lut Verkinderen, who is happy to share her insight..
Abstraction shook Western art to its core. In the early part of the 20th century, it refuted the reign of clear, indisputable forms and confronted audiences instead with vivid visual poems devoid of conventional representational imagery and characterized by allegories of emotion and sensation.This r..
Hailed as the first American-born art movement to have a worldwide influence, Abstract Expressionism denotes the non-representational use of paint as a means of personal expression. It emerged in America in the 1940s, with lead protagonists including Jackson Pollock, Philip Guston, Robert Motherwell..
A speech on the radio. A high school literature class. A promise made to a mother. Activism begins in small ways and in unexpected places. In this inspiring book, over forty activists recount the experiences that sparked their journeys and share the beliefs that keep them going. These are ordinary c..