Dating back the the early days as a staff photographer for the newly emerging Rolling Stone magazine, Annie Liebovitz began a career that would go on to establish her as one of the biggest names in photographic history, giving her recognition of living-legend status. With a 40-year track record, a bold style and an extensive portfolio [...]


If it weren’t for the Good War, there’d have been no Mad Men. Post-war American pride ignited a spending spree that swept the nation, and the surges of consumer culture can be traced through the pages of All-American Ads of the 40s. Taschen’s hardcover book traces the 1940s post-WWII America, through its ads and the world [...]


An amalgamation of superheroes and what built the House of Ideas Taschen is well established as the coffee-table and art book collector go-to, but they will really be turning heads, as well as pages, with this mega-Marvel-ous collection that captures the now 75-year history of Marvel comics and its characters.  At 720 pages, the book covers [...]


Originally released in 1983, and true to the crazed and hallucinogenic Thompson/Steadman style, The Curse of Lono returns, a sort of fear and loathing in Hawaii that Taschen acquired and released a decade ago — and it immediately sold out. Featuring the unhinged ramblings of Hunter S and truly psychedelic art of Ralph Steadman, Taschen’s hardcover The [...]


Taschen has now tow taken on Ai Weiwei for your book collection — the activist, artist of multiple disciplines, and overall hero of arts and culture in China as well as the world at large. A spokesperson for freedom in China, his works have spanned both media and causes, ranging from documentaries to music — [...]


Post-WWII was a thriving era for American architecture, and unless you were doing a walking tour of the works of Frank Lloyd Wright, Rudolph Schindler and Richard Neutra, the long-running architecture publication Arts & Architecture may have been the best place to learn of it. The most formidable collection to document this period for architecture, and [...]


8 May
A collection of the first color postcards from the "New World"

This country may be young in terms of its years of history as a “New World”, but that doesn’t speak any less of its capacity for volumes of photographic documentation. With the photochrom postcard of the late 19th and early twentieth century, the significance and possibilities of photography rose immeasurably. As the marking point in [...]


A crucial piece of film history, 2001: A Space Odyssey has been noted for its great strides in special effects, remarkable approach to storytelling, and commentary on human evolution. To honor this indelible sic-fi classic, Taschen has compiled The Making of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey box set, a completely thorough study into every cranny of the film’s creation. [...]

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