urbex & architectural photography
The first collection of the most inspiring photographers of contemporary architecture, together in one place.
One big slice of cheesecake. Pin-up travels the long road from barracks wall to high art. In the 15 years since TASCHEN released The Great American Pin-up, international interest in this distinctly American art form has increased exponentially. Paintings by leading artists such as Alberto Vargas, George Petty, and Gil Elvgren... read more
A treasure trove of never-before-seen playfully erotic photos of legendary pinup girl and style icon Bettie Page, from cult pinup photographer Bunny Yeager. Bunny Yeager has long been credited for capturing Bettie Page's true nature-her flirtatious and playfully erotic side-in classic pinup images that continue to influence p... read more
psych & prog
West Germany following the Second World War was a country in shock: estranged from its recent history, and adrift from the rest of Europe. But this disorientating landscape proved fertile ground for a generation of musicians who, from the 1960s onwards, would develop the experimental and various sounds that became known as Kr... read more
An unflinching portrait of talent and addiction. In 2008 the artist Adam Cullen invited journalist Erik Jensen to stay in his spare room and write his biography. What followed were four years of intense honesty and a relationship that became increasingly claustrophobic.
Painting is enjoying a remarkable creative renaissance in the 21st century. 100 Painters of Tomorrow aims to identify and nurture a wellspring of new artistic talent, creating the definitive global guide to the outstanding painters of the future. Richly illustrated with more than 300 colour images, the book features texts giv... read more
The Fashion Department of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp is undoubtedly one of the world's most prestigious fashion design schools. The Fashion Department, dedicated to fashion and theatre costume design was, founded 50 years ago by Mary Prijot. From the 1980s, under the inspired leadership of Linda Loppa and Walte... read more
Everyone has a memoir in miniature residing in a piece of fabric that they're waiting to share. Worn Stories collects clothing-inspired personal narratives, providing stories that not only glimpse into someone's life, but also prompts readers to give a second thought to the way they consider clothing in their own lives. The s... read more