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  1. JIM HEIMANN 20th Century Alcohol & Tobacco Ads
    $40.00

    Vices or virtues: drinking and smoking provided marketers with products to be forged into visual feasts. In this lush compendium of advertisements, we explore how depictions of these commodities spanned from the elegant to the bizarre, revealing how manufacturers seduced their customers throughout the 20th century to imbibe and inhale. Famous artists from George Petty with his pin-up girls to Leyendecker with his handsome, richly appointed couples made it all look very cool. More than half the book looks at 1900 to 1969, to us the most interesting years. Learn More
  2. MODERN GOTHIC The Photographic Art of Jamie Mahon

    Regular Price: $34.99

    Sale Price $29.99

    Welcome to the fantasy-made-flesh that is Jamie Mahon’s imagination. Weaving together sublime locations, superb photography, and striking models, this award-winning photographer has created true artwork of the alternative subculture. He and a clique of extraordinary creators have labored to produce images of beautiful women, expertly made up and professionally styled in fantastic surroundings. Ethereal otherworldliness of Gothic heroines and villiainesses, provocative postures of fetish performers, adrenaline-charged action of his fantasy characters... Learn More
  3. INDECENT EXPOSURES Edward Muybridge's Animal Locomotion Nudes

    Regular Price: $65.00

    Sale Price $24.95

    The first sustained examination of these ground-breaking studies of the nude figure in motion and the remarkable success of their production, wide circulation, and reception. Muybridge’s nudes ushered in new attitudes toward science and progress, including Darwinian ideas about human evolution and hierarchy; debates over the role of photography and scientific investigation in art; and offered innovative perspectives on the human body. This fascinating story is copiously illustrated, and includes many lesser-known photographs published here for the first time. Learn More
  4. LIGHTING THE NUDE Top Photographers Reveal Their Secrets

    Regular Price: $29.99

    Sale Price $14.99

    A superb collection of nudes, with great variety, from artful torso closeups in black and white to striking full color images, from action shots to indoor and outdoor shots in special lighting and sunlight. 21 chapters carry you from Approaching Nudity to Voyeuristic Shots, while touching on Erotic Fantasy, Abstracts and Body Parts, Classical Nudes, The Semidomestic Nude, Fetish Appeal, Pushing the Boundaries, Provocative Shots, Simply Naked, Props, Dressing Up, etc. Learn More
  5. THE ART OF SHALLOW WATER Signed
    $25.00

    This small but packed book chronicles the adventure and process that filled six years of Sandy Collora's life, creating the short film Shallow Water. This begins with doodles and sketches, then more detailed renderings and maquettes, and then the primary focus is on creature creation, make up, and full 3D monsters. It went through many phases and started and stopped many times along the way. Nice companion volume to his series of creature design books. Learn More
  6. SUBURBAN AMERICA 1930-1970 An Architectural Perspective

    Regular Price: $25.00

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    Presentation design drawings of buildings which changed the appearance of suburban America. From an exhibition in Massachusetts May 13 to November 25, 2001. Handsome full color architectural drawings begin with gas stations and diners (with streamlining) in the 1930s, highways and overpasses that offer Art Deco overtones, bridges, gas trucks, drive-ins and theatres...all the architecture that once was influenced by Art Deco and fifties styling and the automobile. With essays. Learn More
  7. NORMON MAILER MOONFIRE 50TH Anniversary
    $50.00

    One of the greatest writers of the 20th century, Norman Mailer was hired by Life Magazine in 1969 to cover the Moon shot. He enhanced his reportage in the brilliantly crafted book, Of a Fire on the Moon, which is excerpted here. Equally adept at examining the science of space travel and the psychology of the men involved--from Saturn V rocket engineer Wernher von Braun to the crucial NASA support staff to the three astronauts--Mailer provides provocative and trenchant insights into this epoch-making event. Illustrating this volume are hundreds of crystal-clear photographs, often full page, of the capsule, equipment, one the moon, from the NASA vaults, magazine archives, and private collections. Learn More
  8. SELECTED WORKS

    Regular Price: $40.00

    Sale Price $34.95

    Peters’s photographs are defined by their precision, love of detail, and exquisite lighting. With an aesthetic reminiscent of Jeanloup Sieff or Herb Ritts, Peters captures even the most photographed of faces—whether Scarlett Johansson, Monica Bellucci, or Penélope Cruz, Charlize Theron, John Malkovich, or Emma Watson—with previously unseen nuance, creating a new sense of intimacy. His work has appeared in Vogue, Glamour, and GQ and defined fashion campaigns from Dior to Hugo Boss to Yves Saint Laurent. Learn More
  9. FRANCE AROUND 1900

    Regular Price: $200.00

    Sale Price $185.00

    With an introduction, six essays, and detailed commentary by Sabine Arqué exploring the stories behind the pictures, this is an unrivaled portrait of a nation on the cusp of the century and of its poignant exuberance. While paying tribute to the precious Belle Époque, it also celebrates the unwavering allure of La Belle France, its beauty, culture, traditions, and legendary romance. This was a golden era in France--an age of peace, prosperity, and progress in art, design, industry, technology, gastronomy, education, travel, entertainment, and nightlife. Learn More
  10. RICHARD H. ARBIB 1917-1995 Visionary American Designer
    $35.00

    Richard Henry Arbib was considered one of the leading industrial designers in the United States in the years following World War II. By the 1950s, he had established himself as one of the true visionaries in his field, producing groundbreaking design concepts not only for automobiles, but for a range of products that included wristwatches, pens, boats and even personal helicopters -- designs so innovative than many of them would still be considered advanced today. Learn More

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