BOOKS! by Murray McCain & John Alcorn
Beautiful, smart, and whimsical look at what books are and what they can do. Reprint of the 1962 original. For anyone who loves, or is learning to love books, young or old. This would also be a terrific choice for connoisseurs of graphic design and type.
James Ensor has received less attention than his peers like Vincent van Gogh and Edvard Munch, but his strange and sometimes grotesque paintings proved essential for later Expressionist and Surrealist artists. Featuring color illustrations of Ensor's vividly hued paintings and fascinating details about his life and work, this gorgeous slipcased catalogue raisonné would please anyone with an interest in modern art.
David Lynch: The Air Is On Fire
For the film fan who has everything, this catalog accompanied a 2007 exhibition that focused on David Lynch's "behind the scenes" working process, from photography to paintings to experimental films. The book is also accompanied by a CD with commentary by Lynch on his works.
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