A Life Made by Hand
The Story of Ruth Asawa
Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) was an influential and award-winning sculptor, a beloved figure in the Bay Area art world, and a ...
Design for Life
One of the most prominent and prolific designers and architects of the late twentieth century, Michael Graves is best kn ...
Images of a Grand Tour
In 1960, before his skyscrapers and teapots made him a household name, Michael Graves set out on a journey once consider ...
A Colorful Life
Gere Kavanaugh, Designer
The designer Gere Kavanaugh is an irrepressible force of nature who epitomized the craft and folk vibe of the '60s and ' ...
John McAndrew's Modernist Vision
From the Vassar College Art Library to the Museum of Modern Art in New York
John McAndrew's Modernist Vision tells the compelling story of the architect,Ąscholar, and curator John McAndrew, who pl ...
The Smith Tapes
Between 1969 and 1972, Village Voice "Scenes" columnist, WPLJ FM radio host, and cult figure Howard Smith got to the hea ...
Classic Book Jackets
The Design Legacy of George Salter
It's said that you can't judge a book by its cover. George Salter, a legendary figure in the field of book design, never ...
The Story of Polaroid
"Pictures in a minute!" In the 1950s, '60s, and '70s, Polaroid was the hottest technology company on Earth. They were an ...
The Life & Art of Daniel Chester French
The artist who created the statue for the Lincoln Memorial, John Harvard in Harvard Yard, and The Minute Man in Concord, ...