Holiday Catalog: Beautiful Art Books

Annie Leibovitz: Portraits 2005-2016 Cover Image
By Annie Leibovitz (Photographer), Alexandra Fuller (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9780714875132
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Published: Phaidon Press - October 25th, 2017

If you’re going to splurge on one coffee table book for yourself or as a gift this year, this collection of Leibovitz’s iconic work is the perfect choice. Stunning, beautifully created, luxuriously oversized, and filled with both familiar and previously unpublished photos, this book is simply luscious. For fans of photography, pop culture, and visual history.

Blitt Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399576669
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 24th, 2017

The long-time illustrator of New Yorker covers, Barry Blitt, gets his hilarious and provocative artwork collected for the first time in this beautiful to-scale package. Just take a look inside! Quite possibly the best survey of contemporary American political and cultural satire around, BLITT will make a terrific gift for New Yorker readers, art lovers, and followers of current events.

Cinemaps: An Atlas of 35 Great Movies Cover Image
ISBN: 9781594749896
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Published: Quirk Books - October 24th, 2017

What is it about film that captures our imagination? In CINEMAPS, Degraff makes the visual argument that it's the world they create, the places they conjure. In this gorgeous art object, Degraff creates a series of maps of cinematic landscapes, ranging from Star Trek to Fargo, creating a coffee table book that conjures the magic of the movies.

Monograph by Chris Ware Cover Image
By Chris Ware, Ira Glass (Preface by), Francoise Mouly (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9780847860883
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Published: Rizzoli International Publications - October 17th, 2017

Cult comics icon and graphic design genius Chris Ware finally gets the deluxe monograph treatment his idiosyncratic vision deserves. Including selections of his famous New Yorker covers and details of his narrative works, this is the quintessential overview of one of the most singular visual artists of our era. A shoe-in for gift of the year for any art, design or comics lover on your list!

William Henry Fox Talbot and the Promise of Photography Cover Image
By William Henry Fox Talbot (Photographer), Dan Leers (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Larry Schaaf (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
ISBN: 9780880390606
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Published: Carnegie Museum of Art - November 21st, 2017

William Henry Fox is known for his groundbreaking photography, as well has being one of the inventors of the medium. This gorgeous, affordable collection of his work contains more than 30 images that demonstrate his interests, from nature to architecture, all capturing the magic of photography in its very infancy.

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