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Bowie Rocks Beverly Hills (Like It's 1972)

Vivien Moon | Posted 01.20.2017 | Los Angeles
Vivien Moon

David Bowie at The Beverly Hills Hotel in 1972 photographed by Mick Rock. Images courtesy Frank Pictures Gallery (left) and Taschen Gallery (right) "...

Diamond Ring or David Hockney Book?

Edward Goldman | Posted 11.29.2016 | Arts
Edward Goldman

So my friends, we are in the midst of the holiday season, which means that we are looking for special gifts for our family and friends. My favorite pl...

Chaplin Fan? You Should be. Never Before Seen Genius Behind the Jokes Revealed.

Annakeara Stinson | Posted 09.10.2016 | Home
Annakeara Stinson

Nearly a century after becoming the first international movie star, Charlie Chaplin continues to hold court as the superlative of slapstick and one the most influential comedic filmmakers in history.

Rare Vintage Photos Depict John And Yoko's Eternal Love

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.27.2015 | Arts

In September of 1980, Japanese photographer Kishin Shinoyama spent two days in New York with John Lennon and Yoko Ono, as the lovers and creative part...

The Glamorous History Of Pin-Up Like You've Never Seen It Before

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.17.2014 | Arts

In "The Art of Pin-up," Dian Hanson describes a pin-up simply as a "provocative but never explicit image of an attractive woman created specifically f...

Why America Was Full-On Obsessed With The Tiki

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 08.01.2014 | Arts

For a while in midcentury America, Tiki was king of the land. With Polynesian-themed hotels, restaurants, cocktails, theme parks, apartment condos, mu...

10 Rare Photos From Behind The Scenes Of 'The Godfather'

Posted 10.07.2013 | Arts

You may have a family photo album, but it probably pales in comparison to The Family's photo album. Photographer Steve Schapiro had the rather int...

The Faithful Shopper: Best for Books

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.09.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's been a couple of years since I've written about the independent bookseller scene - and thank the literary gods, it's as strong as ever! Between t...

Five Art Books for 2012

Tracey Harnish | Posted 02.18.2013 | Arts
Tracey Harnish

My choices include a beautiful coffee table tome, a local LA galley zine and three museum exhibition catalogs.

What to Get the Man Who Has Everything

Edina Sultanik | Posted 02.18.2013 | Style
Edina Sultanik

Men are shopping more, to be sure, and they are becoming more and more educated on the finer details of the design and manufacture of the clothes they buy. So, what to get for the dude who knows it all?

The Books That Lost Taschen Millions Of Dollars

Posted 10.23.2012 | Home

Benedikt Taschen is an unusual publisher. Who else would say exactly how much TASCHEN has lost on its least lucrative books (more than a million dolla...

100 Exotic Interiors From Around The World

Posted 07.10.2012 | Arts

Later this month, Taschen is releasing an incredible new two-volume compilation, titled, "100 Interiors From Around the World", which lets us enter th...

Nature Porn!

Posted 07.03.2012 | Arts

Although the powers that be may censor our art and our porn, they can never take our nature porn from us! We are currently drooling over Dutch photogr...

Can't Wait For 'Mad Men'? See These Ads!

Posted 03.27.2012 | Arts

For those of you who can't wait for the next episode to see Don Draper's oozing slickness on "Mad Men" any longer, Taschen has unveiled a book that is...

Fuzzy Bunnies, Doe-Eyed Dolls And Raw Meat

Posted 02.28.2012 | Arts

If you have a sweet tooth, beware of Mark Ryden. He goes beyond kitsch and nosedives into the realm of the genuinely cute, with his doe-eyed cherubs a...

Romantic Photos Of Paris

Posted 02.24.2012 | Arts

Ever since Daguerre took the first photograph on the bank of the Seine river, Paris and photography have made the perfect couple. Explore the most rom...

Pedro Almodovar Talks Pedro Almodovar

Susan Michals | Posted 01.16.2012 | Arts
Susan Michals

(Pedro Almodovar and his longtime muse, Antonio Banderas/Photo courtesy Stefanie Keenan) Kitsch. Kink. Color. Pedro Almodovar has to be one of the g...

The Book Is Dead. Long Live The Publishing Industry!

Julius Wiedemann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Julius Wiedemann

The Book Is Dead, Although it is hard for many of us to emotionally detach ourselves from the book as an incredible medium, what with a...

Next In Line Of Publishers To Go Digital | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Taschen is to publish its first app this week, a re-release of architectural title Yes is More. Exclusive to the iPad, the £5.99 app will be launche...

Eating The Book of Symbols

Thomas Singer, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Thomas Singer, M.D.

The publication of The Book of Symbols: Reflections on Archetypal Images is the child of an unlikely marriage between ARAS, a hidden gem of an archive, with Taschen, the daring and brilliant world wide publisher of fine art books.

Divine Design: 15 Books From Factories To Femmes Fatales

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The best design books can open your eyes to a beauty previously unseen as easily as they can make you fall all over again for something you've always ...

High-End Art Book Publisher Taschen Opens Its Own Dedicated Bookstores All Over The World

The Los Angeles Times | Liesl Bradner, Special to the Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

When you walk into the Taschen bookstore in Beverly Hills, it feels as if you are entering the lavish private library of an art scholar. Illuminated s...

An Interview With Vanessa del Rio: Legendary Porn Star Talks Changing New York, Subway Perverts, And A Madame In The Governor's Mansion

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Yeah, yeah, lots of New Yorkers remember the old days when the streets were dirty, the drugs were cheap, and the only Mickey Mouse you'd see in Times ...

Norman Mailer's "Moonfire" Celebrated With New Coffeetable Book

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Alex Vadukul | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Norman Mailer, a writer once known for his towering ego, enjoyed the release of an equally over-sized book last Friday. Fans of Mailer gathered in the...