THE POLISH RIDER

THE POLISH RIDER

In the winter of 2015, Ben Lerner wrote a short story, The Polish Rider, incorporating fictionalized elements of the life and work of the artist, Anna Ostoya, who had recently lost two of her canvases in the back of an Uber. As the narrator of the story helps the artist search for the missing canvases, he fantasizes about “recuperating the lost paintings through prose,” about how the verbal might take the place of the visual. After the story was published in The New Yorker, Ostoya painted the painting Lerner had invented based on her earlier work, transforming the fiction without changing any of the words. Ostoya went on to produce a series of compositions that respond to the story she’d helped inspire.
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THE LAND IN BETWEEN - ENGLISH EDITION

THE LAND IN BETWEEN - ENGLISH EDITION

WINNER 2018 Aperture/Paris Photo, Photography Catalogue of the Year
Ursula Schulz-Dornburg’s The Land in Between presents the complex bond between landscape and human civilization, exploring the construction of power though the built environment and its inevitable impermanence. By looking back at areas of past historical or political importance her images highlight how conflict, destruction, time and decay transforms the landscape. Many of Schulz-Dornburg’s projects derive from a relatively confined geographic location, encompassing ancient civilizations alongside areas of modern strategic importance.
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WHERE'S BANKSY?: BANKSY'S GREATEST WORKS IN CONTEXT

WHERE'S BANKSY?: BANKSY'S GREATEST WORKS IN CONTEXT

Where's Banksy? fully captures the drama of this illustrious artist's exploits on the world stage with clever chronologically-arranged maps. The only survey that looks at Banksy's entire street art career, from his earliest works in 2002 through Dismaland and to the present, the book details his most significant works one piece at a time, with photos and in-depth analysis of the history of each work as well as its often-deeper meaning. A modern day Robin Hood, Banksy's public persona has grown to mythic proportions, making his actual identity irrelevant. And yet, he can be found in his art work that is recognizable and accessible stylized social commentary for the masses.
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NEW SCANDINAVIAN GRAPHIC DESIGN

NEW SCANDINAVIAN GRAPHIC DESIGN

Known for its simplicity, minimalism, and functionality, Scandinavian graphic design has influenced the rest of the world for more than half a century. New Scandinavian Graphic Design provides top-notch examples of how the five Nordic countries - Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland - continue to be industry leaders in branding, packaging, editorial and web design.
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DESPERATELY SEEKING BANKSY

DESPERATELY SEEKING BANKSY

Explore the geography of genius in Desperately Seeking B**ksy, a pocket-sized, smaller sibling of Where's B**ksy that illuminates the interaction between artist and space.Where its predecessor featured in-depth analysis of each piece displayed, Desperately Seeking B**ksy offers accessibility and brevity for the more casual fan. The maps are streamlined, and analysis has been replaced by individual quotes that offer insight into the inspiration behind each piece. The art-work selection is up-to-the-minute, featuring 2017’s Bridge Farm Primary School and The Walled Off Hotel.
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AESTHETICA BOTANICA A LIFE WITH PLANTS

AESTHETICA BOTANICA A LIFE WITH PLANTS

Many have discovered the joys of living with indoor plants. They contribute not only to a healthier environment, but with proper styling, add a nice element to interior design schemes. For some living in more urban settings it is a matter of necessity, as home gardens are rare. For others living in more rural or suburban surroundings it is a matter of choice. Aesthetica Botanica visits the homes of artists, florists, gardeners and other plant enthusiasts who exemplify green living and are happy to share their stories and tips on caring for and decorating with plants.
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LISBON

LISBON

Full of history, great food and bursting with character, Portugal’s capital is a one of Europe’s most charming cities. In Lisbon, Rebecca Seal shares her favourite recipes, inspired by her travels. Set on seven hills, Lisbon features world-class beaches, city views and wild forests. And the food is as diverse as the surroundings - there’s so much more to it than just salt cod and custard tarts. From the bars in Bairro Alto to the cafes in Chiado, there’s something for everyone. Try caldo verde (kale soup), amêijoas à Bulhão Pato (clams in white wine and garlic) and pesticos (Portuguese tapas) of grilled sardines, all washed down with a local wine.
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FOR THE VOICE

FOR THE VOICE

For the Voice is considered to be Lissitzky's masterpiece of modern typography which was originally published in Berlin in 1923. As Lissitzky explained, "I have tried to create an equivalent unity using the poem and the typography," this book is a magnificent example of collaboration between poet and artist. Lissitzky provided visual interpretation of Mayakovsky's poems and each of them is accompanied by a dynamic visual composition with symbolic meaning. Printed letters in red, black and white tones become pictorial signs, contributing to each poem's identity.
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THE BAUHAUS SERIES

THE BAUHAUS SERIES

In what he called his “illustrated guide to modern architecture,” which starts off the Bauhausbücher series, Gropius gives an overview of the international architecture of the mid-1920s. A preface by the author explores, briefly but in detail, the guiding principles that unite the avant-garde in all countries. This statement is followed by an extensive illustrated section showing examples of architecture from around the world. According to Gropius, these illustrations bear witness to the “development of a consistent worldview” that disposes of the prior role of the architect and expresses itself in a new language of shapes.
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ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT THE COMPLETE DRAWINGS FROM THE AMERICAN TRAVEL JOURNALS

ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT THE COMPLETE DRAWINGS FROM THE AMERICAN TRAVEL JOURNALS

At the dawn of the 19th-century, the Prussian explorer Alexander von Humboldt was granted permission to charter an expedition to Spain's colonies in the New World. Over the course of five years, Humboldt would travel to the Orinoco and Amazon rivers, predict the agricultural and commercial potential of Cuba, climb higher in the Andes than anyone before him, and acknowledge the achievements of the ancient indigenous American civilizations. And he recorded it all in a series of diaries. On occasion of the 250th anniversary of Humboldt's birth, the drawings from these diaries are now available in a large format, slip-cased edition.
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BLISS BITES VEGAN, GLUTEN- AND DAIRY-FREE TREATS FROM THE KENKO KITCHEN

BLISS BITES VEGAN, GLUTEN- AND DAIRY-FREE TREATS FROM THE KENKO KITCHEN

Bliss Bites is a celebration of over 60 refined sugar-free, gluten-free and vegan (mostly) bite-sized snacks – both savoury and sweet.  The chapters cover: everyday staples (such as 5-ingredient peanut butter bliss balls or Superfood super-good bliss balls), savoury bites (such as Healthymite and mega seed crackers), sweet tooth (such as Date night truffles and Raspberry ripe truffles), treats (Such as Almost a snickers bar and Raw lemon slice) and basic accompaniments (such as Coconut bacon and Salted caramel spread). With clean, minimalist photography and styling, this book will get your health kick started in no time.
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INFUSED BOOZE: OVER 60 BATCHED SPIRITS AND LIQUEURS TO MAKE AT HOME

INFUSED BOOZE: OVER 60 BATCHED SPIRITS AND LIQUEURS TO MAKE AT HOME

In Infused Booze, Kathy Kordalis teaches you how to enhance your cocktails and brighten up any home bar. It’s so simple to infuse your own spirits – all that’s required is a glass bottle, your spirit of choice and a little imagination and time. If you need your booze to be ready in a flash, Same-Day Bacon Bourbon is here to save the day (and blow your mind!). Savour the decadent Salted Caramel Vodka, or take summer refreshment to the next level with Cucumber Gin. Make your own Quick Limoncello for the perfect digestif or spice up your parties with Jalapeño Tequila.
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SALAD FEASTS

SALAD FEASTS

The wonderful thing about making a salad is that it’s a relaxed, stress-free way of cooking, with endless possibilities for customisation. By simply adding in a handful of toasted nuts, something sweet like sultanas, a few spoonfuls of chewy grains like barley or spelt, then a crumbling of cheese; a boring salad can start to look a lot more like dinner. In Salad Feasts, Jessica Elliot Dennison guides you through the art of creating the perfect meal with over 60 foolproof recipes that turn salads into flavour-packed, midweek meals.
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CIBI : SIMPLE JAPANESE-INSPIRED MEALS TO SHARE WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS

CIBI : SIMPLE JAPANESE-INSPIRED MEALS TO SHARE WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS

Cibi (a Japanese word meaning 'a little one') covers home-style Japanese fusion cooking, with over 80 seasonal recipes for vegetables, fish, seafood, meat, grains and noodles and desserts. Marrying traditional Japanese techniques and flavours with Western produce, like a Japanese caprese salad, or Baked miso eggs with roasted eggplant and pumpkin, the food in Cibi is simple and healthy. The recipes are designed for family meals, adhering to the Japanese 'home-style' cooking philosophy of having a number of plates to share with a focus on vegetables alongside a meat dish.
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YOUR BED LOVES YOU: THE HEALING POWER OF SLEEP

YOUR BED LOVES YOU: THE HEALING POWER OF SLEEP

Whether you are tucked up into bed on the doctor's orders or struggling to get to sleep, you can use your time in bed to heal your soul and find delightful ways to get to sleep. In this charming book, bestselling author Meredith Gaston encourages us to discover how our bed time can be as creative as it is restorative, enriching our days and bringing joy and peace to our lives. We learn about our dreams, our sleeping positions, the comfort foods that can lull us to sleep and the dream catchers that can recall our innermost thoughts.
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EAT AT THE BAR: RECIPES INSPIRED BY TRAVELS IN SPAIN, PORTUGAL AND BEYOND

EAT AT THE BAR: RECIPES INSPIRED BY TRAVELS IN SPAIN, PORTUGAL AND BEYOND

Part travelogue, part cookbook, Eat at the Bar shares 55 bar food recipes inspired by Spanish, Portuguese and Italian cuisine. Authors Matt McConnell and Jo Gamvros have gathered the best bar food on the planet from small tapas bites to rustic, authentic cooking from hole-in-the-wall bars. There are chapters on tapas, seafood, vegetables, salads, meat, sauces, oils, queso and dulce, all interspersed with anecdotes and stunning photography from the author's travel adventures in the Mediterranean.
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THE BOOK OF CHRISTMAS: THE HIDDEN STORIES BEHIND OUR FESTIVE TRADITIONS

THE BOOK OF CHRISTMAS: THE HIDDEN STORIES BEHIND OUR FESTIVE TRADITIONS

What is the significance of misteltoe at Christmas? Why do we eat Brussel sprouts for Christmas dinner? When did turkeys become the plat du jour? Just who is, or was, Santa Claus? In The Book of Christmas, best-selling author and acclaimed historian, Christopher Winn, casts a witty and revealing eye on the stories, myths and legends of the most celebrated festival of the year: Christmas. In this lovingly written collection of festive myths, legends and (quite often) bizarre traditions, discover the fascinating stories behind some of our most cherished Christmas rituals and customs. 

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BIG BOOK OF GIN

BIG BOOK OF GIN

With Gin making record sales across Britain and the rest of the world, there’s been a boom in new distilleries and a thirst for new ways to enjoy this juniper-based spirit. Enter Dan Jones, bestselling gin author and cocktail enthusiast, who will make you love this tasty drink even more. Starting with the history of gin, Dan reveals how the first distilleries opened in the UK in the 1600s, explains the nuts and bolts of making the beverage, as well as all the different trends it has experienced.
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THIS IS HOME: THE ART OF SIMPLE LIVING

THIS IS HOME: THE ART OF SIMPLE LIVING

This is Home is about simple living - how to focus on our values to create authentic homes full of meaning and joy. Natalie Walton steps inside fifteen homes across the world to meet the people who made them, and discover whether there is some universality to what makes us happy in the spaces we inhabit. Filled with beautiful photography, transporting stories and practical advice, This is Home reminds and inspires us to nurture the space that helps make our lives possible.
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YOU HAD BETTER MAKE SOME NOISE: WORDS TO CHANGE THE WORLD

YOU HAD BETTER MAKE SOME NOISE: WORDS TO CHANGE THE WORLD

You Had Better Make Some Noise brings together the words of social activists, revolutionaries, artists, writers, musicians, philosophers, politicians, and more – a selection of the many individuals who have inspired us over the centuries. Familiar figures – Thomas Paine to Bertrand Russell, Augustine to Gloria Steinem, Harvey Milk to Ai Weiwei, James Baldwin to Margaret Mead – are joined by a chorus of voices that have made their own indelible marks on the legacy of protest and progress.
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EVERY DAY A WORD SURPRISES ME & OTHER QUOTES BY WRITERS

EVERY DAY A WORD SURPRISES ME & OTHER QUOTES BY WRITERS

Featuring the most inspirational and insightful collection of quotes by writers through the ages and across the globe, Every Day a Word Surprises Me is the ideal keepsake for readers, writers, and everyone who appreciates the exquisite power of words. This carefully curated book, packed with original research, is a go-to resource for thoughts on a variety of subjects, including originality, punctuation, reading, daily routines, rejection, money troubles, the creative process, love, truth, and more. ‘Every day a word surprises me’ is a quotation from British neurologist and author Oliver Sacks. This collection is full of its own surprises and hard-earned advice – communicated with the eloquence and clarity that only the world’s finest writers could summon.
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THOMAS BAYRLE: PLAYTIME

THOMAS BAYRLE: PLAYTIME

This richly illustrated monograph brings together Bayrle’s paintings, sculptures, drawings, wallpapers, installations, and prints from the past years to showcase his lasting influence and continued relevance. Bayrle, along with Gerhard Richter and Sigmar Polke, is considered a pivotal figure of the German pop movement, and his early adoption of computer-aided art production anticipated today’s digital aesthetics. This remarkable book highlights the full breadth and complexity of Bayrle’s career to date.
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MARK BRADFORD

MARK BRADFORD

Mark Bradford (born 1961 in Los Angeles, where he lives and works) is an artist best known for his large-scale abstract paintings that examine the class, race, and gender-based economies that structure urban society. A former graduate from the California Institute of the Arts and a MacArthur Genius grant fellow in 2009, Bradford started working on collages and installations made of materials scavenged from the streets. In doing so, he created a unique body of work that still stands as a strong response to the impromptu networks that emerge within a city.
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FRANK STELLA

FRANK STELLA

Initially influenced by the work of the abstract expressionists, Frank Stella subsequently rejected the movement in favour of more radical forms. In 1960 Stella presented his first series of aluminium paintings at Leo Castelli, causing the first upset in a long history of experiments that saw him tackling minimalism, post-painterly abstraction, and public art. This book examines Stella’s life and career in the context of the contemporary art world, featuring works from his recent blockbuster museum exhibitions as well as landmark works from throughout his career.
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VITAMIN D2

VITAMIN D2

More than 250,000 copies of books in the acclaimed ‘Vitamin’ series have been bought by art lovers across the world. In 2005, Vitamin D inaugurated a vibrant period for drawing, followed by Vitamin D2, which showcased 115 outstanding artists pushing the medium’s boundaries. With nominations from over 70 international critics and curators and an introduction by drawing expert Christian Rattemeyer, Vitamin D2 provides a broad overview of drawing while also looking towards its future.
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500 SELF-PORTRAITS

500 SELF-PORTRAITS

The challenge of interpreting and recreating their own likenesses has proven irresistible to artists throughout the ages. Originally published more than 80 years ago and last revised in 2000, this wholly new edition for 2018 presents a selection of powerfully evocative works by many of the world’s greatest artists – from Dürer and Rembrandt to Marina Abramovic ́, David Hockney, and Cindy Sherman – working in painting, photography, sculpture, and performance. Flowing in a chronological sequence, with interspersed artist quotes, it features essays by Julian Bell and Liz Rideal. This is both a useful resource and a thoughtful celebration of a much-loved art form.
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FLYING TOO CLOSE TO THE SUN

FLYING TOO CLOSE TO THE SUN

From the films of Woody Allen and the Coen Brothers to Margaret Atwood’s books and Arcade Fire’s songs, classical Greek and Roman myths continue to be a source of cultural inspiration. The struggles of heroes, both triumphant and tragic, with gods, monsters, and fate, exert a particular grip on our imagination. Visual artists have long expressed and reworked these foundational stories. This is the first book to unite myth-inspired artworks by ancient, modern, and contemporary artists, from Botticelli and Caravaggio to Jeff Koons and Damien Hirst.
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ELEMENTAL

ELEMENTAL

Based in Santiago, Chile, Elemental epitomises a new generation of pioneering, socially engaged architects. Led by Pritzker Prize-winner Alejandro Aravena, Elemental specializes in innovative, and humane public-interest projects, working on both large and small scales across Chile, the USA, Mexico, Switzerland, and China. This book beautifully, often irreverently, displays Elemental’s unique working methods and philosophy: each project – from structures like Anacleto Angelini UC Innovation Centre to residences and pioneering reconstruction plans – is accompanied by Aravena’s engaging texts, bringing to life his understanding of civil society and the built environment.
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DRAWING ARCHITECTURE

DRAWING ARCHITECTURE

Throughout history, architects have relied on drawings both to develop their ideas and communicate their vision to the world. This gorgeous collection brings together more than 250 of the finest architectural drawings of all time, revealing each architect’s process and personality as never before. Creatively paired to stimulate the imagination, the illustrations span the centuries and range from sketches to renderings, simple to intricate, built projects to a utopian ideal, famous to rarely seen – a true celebration of the art of architecture.
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MID-CENTURY MODERN ARCHITECTURE TRAVEL GUIDE: EAST COAST USA

MID-CENTURY MODERN ARCHITECTURE TRAVEL GUIDE: EAST COAST USA

The latest in this bestselling series is the first book to focus on the architectural wonders of the USA’s East Coast. Following the success of Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: West Coast USA, expert duo Lubell and Bradley have now curated a list of more than 250 must- see destinations, from icons such as The Met Breuer to hidden gems and virtually unknown examples, the fabulous beach houses of Fire Island, private homes in Connecticut, Manhattan skyscrapers, and, of course, Sarasota, Florida.
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SARAH LUCAS: AU NATUREL

SARAH LUCAS: AU NATUREL

Sarah Lucas emerged in the UK in the late 1980s, gaining notoriety for her bawdy and irreverent sculptures. Often using found objects, Lucas provokes viewers with works that challenge our notions of gender, sexuality, and identity. Featuring eight essays and an interview with the artist, this volume reveals the breadth and complexity of Lucas’s work in sculpture, photography, and installation over the past three decades.
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THE GERMAN COOKBOOK

THE GERMAN COOKBOOK

Germany is made up of a series of distinct regional culinary cultures. From Hamburg on the north coast to Munich in the Alpine south, and from Frankfurt in the west to Berlin in the east, Germany’s cities and farmland yield a remarkable variety of ingredients and influences. This authoritative book showcases this diversity, with 500 recipes including both beloved traditional cuisine and contemporary dishes representing the new direction of German cooking – from snacks to desserts, meat, poultry, and fish, to potatoes, dumplings, and noodles.
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VERNER PANTON

VERNER PANTON

The uncompromising bad boy of postwar Danish design, Verner Panton created enduring icons of pop culture, beloved the world over. He broke with the Scandinavian tradition of handcrafted teak-wood furniture to pioneer the use of plastic, fibreglass, synthetic fabrics, and industrial mass production, and this thoroughly researched and exhaustively illustrated book examines Panton’s ground- breaking approach to environments, systems and patterns. Panton’s oeuvre is a truly pioneering achievement, the wide-ranging influence of which is still felt today.
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SHAPING CITIES IN AN URBAN AGE

SHAPING CITIES IN AN URBAN AGE

Shaping Cities in an Urban Age is the third and final addition to Phaidon’s hugely successful Endless City series, published in collaboration with the London School of Economics (LSE) and the Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft (AHG). Generously illustrated with photographs, visual data, and statistics, and featuring a series of essays written by leading people in their fields, Shaping Cities addresses our most urgent contemporary and future urban issues by examining a set of key forces that have combined to create the city as we know it today.
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FEED ME

FEED ME

To dog owners, their pets are regarded as cherished members of the family, and they care about their health and well-being as they would that of a human. And, as with humans, animal illness is often traced to a poor diet, commonly caused by processed food made with preservatives. This book aims to change the way people feed their dogs, with 50 easy- to-follow recipes for nutritious and easy- to-make meals adjustable for dogs of different weights, sizes, breeds, and activity levels.
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LUCIAN FREUD

LUCIAN FREUD

Larger-than-life British artist Lucian Freud had a career lasting over seven decades. He worked almost until the day he died, when he left his portrait of friend and studio assistant David Dawson unfinished. This sumptuous, two- volume, slipcased publication celebrates Freud’s work from the 1930s to his death in 2011, and includes hundreds of paintings, drawings and sketches, and etchings – even illustrated private letters. This is both a vital contribution to art scholarship and a gorgeous addition to the bookshelves of art lovers around the world.
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