Цена: 1482.00 руб.
Award-winning photographer Harry Benson came to America in 1964 with the Beatles and knew he never wanted to leave. Throughout his five-decade career, Benson has worked for the most popular magazines in the country, including Life, People, the New Yorker, and Vanity Fair, photographing everyone and everything. This book includes images of politicians, musicians, actors, criminals, heroes, writers, soldiers, activists, athletes, parties, concerts, political conventions, rallies, sports events, funerals, parades, and small towns. From the famous to the infamous, from the sublime to the absurd, Benson has captured the essence of American pop culture since the 1960s. Highlights include Bob Guccione styling a model, Elizabeth Taylor's brain scan, Billy Carter urinating next to a car, Michael Jackson frolicking with young fans and Truman Capote dancing with transvestites.
Цена: 3526.00 руб.
The Most Beautiful Universities in the World invites readers to discover more than 20 hallowed halls of higher learning, from the University of Bologna—the Western world’s first university, founded in 1088—to the Sorbonne in France to Cambridge University in England to Yale University in the United States and many other architecturally significant universities in between. Following his acclaimed books on the world’s most beautiful libraries and opera houses, photographer Guillaume de Laubier now turns his lens toward a new aspect of world heritage. Sumptuous photographs showcase amphitheaters, libraries, reception halls, and hidden gardens, while the text describes the history of each campus, its architecture, research disciplines, and reference collections.
Цена: 5708.00 руб.
Harper's Bazaar is America's longest-running fashion magazine, revered for it's style-setting contributions to fashion, photography, and graphic design. Under the direction of Glenda Bailey in this decade, the magazine has maintained it's position as a prominent cultural icon. Bailey is known for commissioning dazzling visual features that frame fashion in the context of contemporary pop culture and aesthetics. Shot by well-known photographers and featuring supermodels and supercelebrities, Bazaar's fashion photography is always beautiful and entertaining. "Harper's Bazaar: Greatest Hits" is a collection of more than 300 photographs that chronicle the best fashion of our time. A celebration of fashion, a romp through a riotous and eventful decade, and a banquet of contemporary imagery, "Harper's Bazaar: Greatest Hits" is also a glamorous object in itself.
Цена: 800.00 руб.
Travels of Zephyr is based on the fictional notes and sketches of a fictional explorer James Mac Killian (1889-1978), an eccentric explorer who traveled the world extensively. This book tells the stories of his homemade hot-air balloon, the Zephyr. It had a heated cockpit so that Mac Killian could explore Arctic lands. The goal of his expeditions was to visit different ethnic groups and discover traditions that dated back to the dawn of time. After he died Caroline Mac Killian, his goddaughter and niece, inherited his recordings and sketches of the rituals he had observed after he died. She has chosen to share the stories behind these customs, which are often still practiced today. Voyages include: Scotland, North Pole, Newfoundland, Great Plains, Africa, New Zealand, Indonesia, China, Russia and Brazil. Each country has a double-page spread with flaps plus an additional double page spread. There are numerous activities and animations: maps that unfold, enevelopes, sketches, drawings, etc. The complete story is fiction, but the information presented is the result of serious research and true facts.