With over 270 color illustrations and contributions by 25 leading scholars, this gorgeous volume celebrates the visual contributions of the bestiary and explores its widespread influence on medieval art and culture as well as on modern and contemporary artists like Picasso and Damien Hirst.
In his guide to this rich and diverse architectural heritage, Christopher Wigren introduces readers to 100 places across Connecticut. Written for travelers and residents alike, the book features buildings visible from the road. Featuring more than 200 illustrations, the book is organized thematically.
Bringing together Olmsted's most significant parks, parkways, park systems and scenic reservations, a gorgeous volume takes readers on a uniquely conceived tour of such notable landscapes as Central Park, Prospect Park, Washington Park and Jackson Park in Chicago, Boston's Emerald Necklace, and Mount Royal in Montreal, Quebec.
"This much-needed volume, with its primary focus on visual arts professionals, brings attention to a group of women whose biographies have not been joined before. . . . No similar books offer case studies on women leaders across different professions with this focus. Hopefully, more such accessible tomes will follow." —Woman's Art Journal "Recommended." —Choice
The famous faces of Lena Horne, Louis Armstrong, Josephine Baker, Muhammad Ali, Jackie Robinson and John F. Kennedy appear among the nearly 80,000 photographs of Charles "Teenie" Harris (1908–1998). But it's in the images of other, ordinary people and neighborhoods that Harris shows us a city and an era teeming with energy, culture, friendship and family. Harris captured the essence of African-American life in Pittsburgh. 208 pp.