THE BOOK OF TAPAS

THE BOOK OF TAPAS

With its appetizing dishes of bite-sized food, usually eaten before dinner, tapas and tapas culture are a Spanish way of life … and the most popular and convivial way to enjoy Spanish food. Served in bars all over Spain, good tapas comes from the perfect marriage of food, drink, and conversation. This complete guide contains over 250 easy-to-follow authentic recipes to serve with drinks in typical Spanish style, or to combine as a feast to share.
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A WORK IN PROGRESS: A JOURNAL

A WORK IN PROGRESS: A JOURNAL

The world-famous chef Rene Redzepi's intimate first-hand account of a year in the life of his renowned restaurant, noma A Work in Progress: A Journal is a highly personal document of the creative processes at noma and the challenges faced by its chefs over a twelve-month period in an unspecified year of the restaurant's history. After a month of vacation, Redzepi made a resolution to keep a journal and to dedicate a year to the creativity and well-being at noma. The result is an unusually candid, and often humorous, insight into the inner workings of one of the food world's most creative minds.
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30,000 YEARS OF ART, NEW EDITION, MINI FORMAT: THE STORY OF HUMAN CREATIVITY ACROSS TIME & SPACE

30,000 YEARS OF ART, NEW EDITION, MINI FORMAT: THE STORY OF HUMAN CREATIVITY ACROSS TIME & SPACE

An accessible, comprehensive, freshly-updated celebration of the vast range of human artistry from 28,000 BC to today Brought completely up to date for this revised edition and now available in a compact new format, this new edition of Phaidon's groundbreaking book presents art differently from all other compendia by revealing the huge diversity - or in many cases, the similarity - of artistic achievements around the globe. Images of more than 600 works from all periods and regions are arranged in chronological order, each with a short text that puts the work in critical context and explains its contribution to the development of art history.
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BALTHUS – CATS & GIRLS

BALTHUS – CATS & GIRLS

Balthus's lifelong curiosity with the ambiguities and dark side of childhood resulted in his best-known and most iconic works. In these pictures, Balthus (1908-2001) mingles intuition into his young sitters' psyches with overt erotic desire and forbidding austerity, making them among the most powerful depictions of childhood and adolescence ever committed to canvas. Often included in these scenes are enigmatic cats, possible stand-ins for the artist himself.
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ANDRE KERTESZ: THE POLAROIDS

ANDRE KERTESZ: THE POLAROIDS

After the death of his wife, Andre Kertesz consoled himself by taking up a new camera, the Polaroid SX70. As with earlier equipment, he mastered the camera and produced a provocative body of work that both honored his wife and lifted him out of depression. Here Kertesz dips into his reserves one last time, tapping new people, ideas, and tools to generate a whole new body of work through which he transforms from a broken man into a youthful artist.
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THE BITTER YEARS – EDWARD STEICHEN AND THE FARM SECURITY ADMINISTRATION PHOTOGRAPHS

THE BITTER YEARS – EDWARD STEICHEN AND THE FARM SECURITY ADMINISTRATION PHOTOGRAPHS

The Bitter Years was the title of a seminal exhibition held in 1962 at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, curated by Edward Steichen, and 2012 marks its fiftieth anniversary. The show featured 209 images by photographers who worked under the aegis of the U.S. Farm Security Administration (FSA) in 1935-41, as part of Roosevelt's New Deal. The FSA, set up to combat rural poverty during the Great Depression, included an ambitious photography project that launched many photographic careers, most notably those of Walker Evans and Dorothea Lange.
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