"In GENESIS, my camera allowed nature to speak to me. And it was my privilege to listen." -Sebastiao SalgadoOn a very fortuitous day in 1970, 26-year-old Sebastiao Salgado held a camera for the first time. When he looked through the viewfinder, he experienced a revelation: suddenly life made sense. ..
For Sebastiao Salgado, Genesis is a "love letter to the planet." TASCHEN's postcard set allows you to send on that wonder with 25 individual images from the complete Genesis portfolio, now the world's most-visited photography show of all time.The boxed set spans the breadth of Salgado's project acro..
"What is it about a dull yellow metal that drives men to abandon their homes, sell their belongings and cross a continent in order to risk life, limbs and sanity for a dream?" - Sebastiao SalgadoWhen Sebastiao Salgado was finally authorized to visit Serra Pelada in September 1986, having been blocke..
"We must remember that in the brutality of battle another such apocalypse is always just around the corner." -Sebastiao SalgadoIn January and February 1991, as the United States-led coalition drove Iraqi forces out of Kuwait, Saddam Hussein's troops retaliated with an inferno. At some 700 oil wells ..
The Divine Proportion reveals a number of simple patterns: It is seen in the seed patterns of fruits, the family tree of bees, the pyramids of Egypt, Gothic cathedrals, Renaissance paintings, the human body, shells ... the list is endless.Mathematicians use the Greek symbol to represent the Divine..
Just in time for the 2016 centennial anniversary of the National Parks Service, the Creative Action Network has partnered with the National Parks Conservation Association to revive and reimagine the historical legacy of WPA travel posters. Artists from all over the United States have participated in..
This accessible handbook from design guru Rob Forbes uncovers the beauty in the commonplace and reveals how visual thinking can enrich our lives. In friendly text complemented by photographs taken on his travels around the world, Forbes explains how to appreciate the design elements that surround us..
Colour your own succulent garden! Sensational Succulents brings together two sweet and popular trends: colouring for adults and succulents. Featuring 75 illustrations drawn by Laura Serra and based on photographs from Debra Lee Baldwin's bestselling books, it is filled with a huge array of succule..
As demonstrated by the hauntingly beautiful drawings in this book, Tchoban has spent much of his adult life looking at architecture around the world. Buildings function for Tchoban as crucibles of beauty, as objects of desire and fascination, and, most powerfully, as talismans with which he focuses ..
Photographer Alyson Fox approached 125 women, most of whom had never before had their portrait taken, and asked them to pose for her with one condition: each must wear Revlon Certainly Red lipstick. Fox's lens lovingly captures the individual beauty and passion of each woman. A thought-provoking exa..
"Shadow Puppets and Shadow Play" is a comprehensive guide to the design, construction and manipulation and presentation of shadow puppets, considered by many to be the oldest puppet theatre tradition. Traditional shadow play techniques, together with modern materials and methods and recent explorati..
"What is merely beautiful has always bored me. I'm interested in what is powerful and real." -Peter LindberghWith such credits as shooting the first American Vogue cover under Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour, bringing together for the first time a group of young women who would become the '90s supermod..