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  • Bauhaus. Updated Edition

    Bauhaus. Updated Edition
    av Magdalena Droste

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836565547

    In a fleeting 14-year period between two world wars, Germany’s Bauhaus school of art and design changed the face of modernity. With utopian ideas for the future, the school developed a pioneering fusion of fine art, craftsmanship, and technolo…

  • Case Study Houses. The Complete CSH Program 1945-1966

    Case Study Houses. The Complete CSH Program 1945-1966
    av Elizabeth A. T. Smith

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836557498

    The Case Study House program (1945–1966) was an exceptional, innovative event in the history of American architecture and remains to this day unique. The program, which concentrated on the Los Angeles area and oversaw the design of 36 prototyp…

  • Case Study Houses. The Complete CSH Program 1945-1966

    Case Study Houses. The Complete CSH Program 1945-1966
    av Elizabeth A. T. Smith

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836510219

    The Case Study House program (1945–66) was an exceptional, innovative event in the history of American architecture and remains to this day unique. The program, which concentrated on the Los Angeles area and oversaw the design of 36 prototype…

  • 1000 Record Covers

    1000 Record Covers
    av Michael Ochs

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836550581

    Record covers are a sign of our life and times. Like the music on the discs, they address such issues as love, life, death, fashion, and rebellion. For music fans the covers are the expression of a period, of a particular time in their lives. Many a…

  • Alchemy & Mysticism

    Alchemy & Mysticism
    av Alexander Roob

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836549363

    The Hermetic Museum takes readers on a magical mystery tour spanning an arc from the medieval cosmogram and images of Christian mysticism, through the fascinating world of alchemy to the art of the Romantic era. The enigmatic hieroglyphs of cabalist…

  • 1000 Chairs. Revised and updated edition

    1000 Chairs. Revised and updated edition
    av Charlotte & Peter Fiell

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836563697

    More than any other piece of furniture, the chair has been subjected to the wildest dreams of the designer. The particular curve of a backrest, or the twist of a leg, the angle of a seat or the color of the entire artifact; each element reflects the…

  • Modern Art. A History from Impressionism to Today

    Modern Art. A History from Impressionism to Today

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836555395

    Most art historians agree that the modern art adventure first developed in the 1860s in Paris. A circle of painters, whom we now know as Impressionists, began painting pictures with rapid, loose brushwork. They turned to everyday street life for sub…

  • von Martius. The Book of Palms

    von Martius. The Book of Palms
    av H. Walter Lack

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836556231

    On December 15, 1868, Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius (1794–1868), Professor of Botany at the University of Munich and director of the Royal Botanic Garden, was carried to his grave in a coffin covered with fresh palm leaves. The fronds wer…

  • Monet. The Triumph of Impressionism

    Monet. The Triumph of Impressionism
    av Daniel Wildenstein

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836551014

    No other artist, apart from J. M. W. Turner, tried as hard as Claude Monet (1840–1926) to capture light itself on canvas. Of all the Impressionists, it was the man Cézanne called “only an eye, but my God what an eye!” who stayed tr…

  • David Bowie. The Man Who Fell to Earth

    David Bowie. The Man Who Fell to Earth

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836562416

    First advertised as a “mind-stretching experience,” Nicolas Roeg’s 1976 The Man Who Fell to Earth stunned the cinema world. A tour-de-force of science fiction as art form, the movie brought not only hallucinatory visuals and a haun…

  • Van Gogh. The Complete Paintings

    Van Gogh. The Complete Paintings
    av Rainer Metzger

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836557153

    Vincent van Gogh’s story is one of the most ironic in art history. Today, he is celebrated the world over as one of the most important painters of all time, recognized with sell-out shows, feted museums, and record prices of tens of millions o…

  • A Garden Eden. Masterpieces of Botanical Illustration

    A Garden Eden. Masterpieces of Botanical Illustration
    av H. Walter Lack

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836559423

    In pursuit of both knowledge and delight, the craft of botanical illustration has always required not only meticulous draftsmanship but also a rigorous scientific understanding. This new edition of a TASCHEN classic celebrates the botanical traditio…

  • 1000 Nudes. A History of Erotic Photography from 1839?1939

    1000 Nudes. A History of Erotic Photography from 1839?1939
    av Hans-Michael Koetzle

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836554466

    The history of nude photography is the history of people’s fascination with the topic. Indeed, the photographic depiction of the human body is the only subject that has enthralled photographers, theoreticians, and consumers over such a long pe…

  • Frédéric Chaubin. CCCP. Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed

    Frédéric Chaubin. CCCP. Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed
    av Frederic Chaubin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836565059

    Elected the architectural book of the year by the International Artbook and Film Festival in Perpignan, France, Frédéric Chaubin’s Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed explores 90 buildings in 14 former Soviet Republics. Each of these s…

  • The North American Indian. The Complete Portfolios

    The North American Indian. The Complete Portfolios
    av Edward S. Curtis

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836550567

    At the turn of the 20th century, the American photographer Edward Sheriff Curtis (1868–1952) started on his 30-year project to produce a monumental study of North American Indians. Using an approach that was both artistically and scientificall…

  • Seba. Cabinet of Natural Curiosities

    Seba. Cabinet of Natural Curiosities
    av Irmgard Musch

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836554374

    The Cabinet of Natural Curiosities is one of the 18th century’s greatest natural history achievements and remains one of the most prized natural history books of all time. Though scientists of his era often collected natural specimens for rese…

  • Basilius Besler?s Florilegium. The Book of Plants

    Basilius Besler?s Florilegium. The Book of Plants
    av Klaus Walter Littger, Werner Dressendörfer

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836557870

    A magnificent pictorial document of the flowers grown in the greatest German garden of its time, the Hortus Eystettensis is in a class of its own when it comes to the range of flowers engraved.First published in 1613, the 367 copperplate engravings…

  • 1000 Lights

    1000 Lights
    av Charlotte & Peter Fiell

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836546768

    Designed to be a companion to our classic title 1000 Chairs, this edition contains an awesome selection of over 1000 lights. Presented chronologically by decade are the 20th century’s most interesting electric lights, from Tiffany’s beau…

  • Araki. Tokyo Lucky Hole

    Araki. Tokyo Lucky Hole

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836556385

    It started in 1978 with an ordinary coffee shop near Kyoto. Word spread that the waitresses wore no panties under their miniskirts. Similar establishments popped up across the country. Men waited in line outside to pay three times the usual coffee p…

  • Caravaggio. The Complete Works

    Caravaggio. The Complete Works
    av Sebastian Schutze

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836562867

    Caravaggio, or more accurately Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571–1610), was always a name to be reckoned with. Notorious bad boy of Italian painting, the artist was at once celebrated and controversial: violent in temper, precise in tech…

  • Bourgery. Atlas of Human Anatomy and Surgery

    Bourgery. Atlas of Human Anatomy and Surgery
    av Jean-Marie Le Minor

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836556620

    We owe a great debt to Jean Baptiste Marc Bourgery (1797–1849) for his Atlas of Anatomy, which was not only a massive event in medical history, but also remains one of the most comprehensive and beautifully illustrated anatomical treatises eve…

  • Dian Hanson?s Butt Book

    Dian Hanson?s Butt Book
    av Dian Hanson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836566872

    The Kama Sutra gives detailed instructions on how to spank it. Contemporary Italians touch it for luck before placing a bet. Americans are having it cosmetically enhanced at rates approaching breast enlargement surgery. The female butt, tush, culo,…

  • The Male Nude

    The Male Nude
    av David Leddick

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836558013

    While the female nude has long played a conspicuous role in western iconography, the male nude has not always enjoyed such attention, or acceptance. This ode to the male physique celebrates the evolving, at one time illicit, art form from anonymous…

  • Michelangelo. The Complete Paintings, Sculptures and Arch.

    Michelangelo. The Complete Paintings, Sculptures and Arch.
    av Frank Zoellner

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836537162

    Before reaching the tender age of 30, Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475–1564) had already sculpted Pietà and David, two of the most famous sculptures in the entire history of art. As a sculptor, painter, draftsman, and architect, the achievements…

  • What Great Paintings Say. 100 Masterpieces in Detail

    What Great Paintings Say. 100 Masterpieces in Detail
    av Rainer & Rose-Marie Hagen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836559263

    This important addition to our understanding of art history’s masterworks puts some of the world's most famous paintings under a magnifying glass to uncover their most small and subtle elements and all they reveal about a bygone time, place, a…

  • Oliver Byrne. Six Books of Euclid

    Oliver Byrne. Six Books of Euclid
    av Werner Oechslin

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836559386

    Nearly a century before Mondrian made geometrical red, yellow, and blue lines famous, 19th-century mathematician Oliver Byrne employed the color scheme for his 1847 edition of Euclid’s mathematical and geometric treatise Elements. Byrne’…

  • Tiki Pop

    Tiki Pop
    av Sven Kirsten

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836581547

    Urban islands and bamboo hideaways set the stage for a pop culture phenomenon like no other. In mid-century America, the imaginative appeal of Tiki penetrated fashion, music, eating, drinking, and architecture.In handy Bibliotheca Universalis format…

  • Auguste Racinet. The Costume History

    Auguste Racinet. The Costume History
    av Francoise Tetart-Vittu

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836555401

    Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet’s Le Costume historique was in its day the most wide-ranging and incisive study of clothing ever attempted. Covering the world history of costume, dress, and style from anti…

  • Small Architecture

    Small Architecture
    av Philip Jodidio

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836547901

    Over the years, talented architects have occasionally indulged themselves with the challenge of designing small but perfectly formed buildings. Today, with reduced budgets, many architects have turned in a more focused way to creating works that may…

  • Hiroshige. One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

    Hiroshige. One Hundred Famous Views of Edo
    av Melanie Trede

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836556590

    Utagawa Hiroshige (1797–1858) was one of the last great artists in the ukiyo-e tradition. Literally meaning “pictures of the floating world,” ukiyo-e was a particular genre of art that flourished between the 17th and 19th centuries…

  • The Golden Age of DC Comics

    The Golden Age of DC Comics
    av Paul Levitz

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836556569

    In June of 1938, Action Comics debuted with a new kind of comic-book character on its cover: a costumed man with two identities, who possessed extraordinary strength and powers—a man able to protect the public when ordinary measures would not…

  • The Golden Age of DC Comics

    The Golden Age of DC Comics
    av Paul Levitz

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836535731

    In June of 1938, Action Comics debuted with a new kind of comic book character on its cover: a costumed man with two identities, who possessed extraordinary strength and powers—a man able to protect the public when ordinary measures would not…

  • Living in Mexico

    Living in Mexico
    av Barbara Stoeltie

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836566919

    South of the border, rich colors and woven textiles form a unique design aesthetic, crafted by the union of local Aztec and Mayan cultures and Spanish influences. Bold pigments and vivid patterns come together in simple and rustic spaces, resulting…

  • Design of the 20th Century

    Design of the 20th Century
    av Charlotte Fiell

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836541060

    Poised at the start of the 21st century, we can see clearly that the previous century was marked by momentous changes in the field of design. Aesthetics entered into everyday life with often staggering results. Our homes and workplaces turned into v…

  • The Polaroid Book

    The Polaroid Book
    av Barbara Hitchcock

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836579858

    The Polaroid Corporation’s photography collection is the greatest portfolio of Polaroid images in the world. Begun by Polaroid founder Edwin Land and photographer Ansel Adams, the collection now includes some 23,000 images by hundreds of photo…

  • Eugène Atget. Paris

    Eugène Atget. Paris
    av Jean Claude Gautrand

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836522304

    A flâneur and photographer at once, Eugène Atget (1857–1927) was obsessed with walking the streets. After trying his hand at painting and acting, the native of Libourne turned to photography and moved to Paris. He supplied studies for painters…

  • The World of Ornament

    The World of Ornament
    av David Batterham

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836556255

    Discover a world of decorative ideas with this compendium of history’s most elegant patterns and ornamental designs.The World of Ornament brings together the two greatest encyclopedic collections of ornament of the 19th century: Auguste Racine…

  • Photo Icons. 50 Landmark Photographs and Their Stories

    Photo Icons. 50 Landmark Photographs and Their Stories
    av Hans-Michael Koetzle

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836577748

    Photographs have a strange and powerful way of shaping the way we see the world. The most successful images enter our collective consciousness, defining eras, making history, or simply touching something so fundamentally human and universal that the…

  • Erotica Universalis

    Erotica Universalis
    av Gilles Neret

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836547789

    From the dawn of time, ever since Adam and Eve, all artists of every age—whether the Egyptian, Greek, or Roman artists of Antiquity, or more recent famous names such as Rembrandt, Courbet, Degas, or Picasso—have succumbed to their fantas…

  • Dalí. The Paintings

    Dalí. The Paintings
    av Robert Descharnes

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836544924

    Painter, sculptor, writer, and filmmaker, Salvador Dalí (1904–1989) was one of the century’s greatest exhibitionists and eccentrics—and was rewarded with fierce controversy wherever he went. He was one of the first to apply the ins…

  • The New Erotic Photography

    The New Erotic Photography
    av Dian Hanson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836526715

    In 2007 TASCHEN released The New Erotic Photography, followed in 2012 by The New Erotic Photography 2. Each book featured hundreds of fresh and provocative images from the world’s most intriguing erotic talents. Now the best of both books is a…

  • The Stanley Kubrick Archives

    The Stanley Kubrick Archives

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836555821

    In 1968, when Stanley Kubrick was asked to comment on the metaphysical significance of 2001: A Space Odyssey, he replied: “It’s not a message I ever intended to convey in words. 2001 is a nonverbal experience… I tried to create a…

  • Interiors Now!

    Interiors Now!

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836567558

    With an inspirational richness and diversity of styles, these homes, residences, hideaways, and studios will astound and astonish, no matter the taste; be it rustic country cottage, New York–style loft, or bohemian bungalow. This survey of con…

  • Impressionism

    Impressionism

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836557115

    It was a dappled and daubed harbor scene that gave Impressionism its name. When Impression, Sunrise by Claude Monet was exhibited in April 1874, critics seized upon the work’s title and its loose stylistic rendering of light and motion upon wa…

  • Modern Architecture A?Z

    Modern Architecture A?Z

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836556316

    With more than 280 entries, this architectural A–Z, now part of our Bibliotheca Universalis series, offers an indispensable overview of the key players in the creation of modern space. From the period spanning the 19th to the 21st century, pio…

  • Fashion History from the 18th to the 20th Century

    Fashion History from the 18th to the 20th Century

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836557191

    Clothes define people. A person’s attire, whether it’s a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential code to his or her culture, class, personality, even faith. Founded in 1978, the Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance o…

  • Forbidden Erotica

    Forbidden Erotica

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836540537

    Sportive gentlemen, lascivious ladies: Since the earliest days of photography, people have been getting up to all manner of rannygazoo in front of the lens. This collection presents the finest highlights from the collection of New Yorker Mark Rotenb…

  • 1000 Pin-Up Girls

    1000 Pin-Up Girls

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836520508

    “Girls, Gags & Giggles,” ran publisher Robert Harrison’s recipe for dishing up pin-up to the American male. Men loved his tasty dishes, a mixture of strippers and starlets dressed in outfits so fetishistic no one noticed they were…

  • Hieronymus Bosch. The Complete Works

    Hieronymus Bosch. The Complete Works
    av Stefan Fischer

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836538503

    Only 20 paintings and eight drawings are confidently assigned to Netherlandish painter Hieronymus Bosch (c. 1450–1516) but in their fantastical visions they have secured his place as one of the most cult artists in history. 500 years on from h…

  • Tree Houses. Fairy-Tale Castles in the Air

    Tree Houses. Fairy-Tale Castles in the Air
    av Philip Jodidio

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836561877

    The idea of climbing a tree for shelter, or just to see the earth from another perspective, is as old as humanity. In this neat TASCHEN edition, take a tour of some of our finest arboreal adventures with 50 of the most beautiful, inventive, and ench…

  • 100 Interiors Around the World

    100 Interiors Around the World

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836557269

    Making stops in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia, this edition rounds up some of today’s most exceptional and inspiring interiors across six continents. From rustic minimalism to urbane eclecticism, the selection ce…

  • 20th Century Photography

    20th Century Photography

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836541022

    The history of photography began nearly 200 years ago, but only relatively recently has it been fully recognized as a medium in its own right. Cologne’s Museum Ludwig was the first museum of contemporary art to devote a substantial section to…