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Foster 40

Press Release Foster 40 celebrates 40 years of Foster + Partners‘ architecture and ideas. It examines 40 landmark projects, together with 40 of the themes that have consistently underpinned the practice’s work. Echoing the spirit of the architecture itself, the … Continue reading

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The Art of Ralph McQuarrie

Dreams and Visions Press has published an unrivaled voluminous tome on the Art of Ralph McQuarrie. A concept designer, matte painter and cover artist that got his start at Boeing as a production illustrator, McQuarrie was key in realizing the … Continue reading

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Alison Jackson Confidential Launches

Photographer Alison Jackson offers viewers an illusory glimpse of celebrities. Brilliantly choreographed scenes capture doppelgängers, from President Bush puzzled by a rubik’s cube to Paris Hilton’s days in prison. Images that reflect the current cultural Zeitgeist and society’s collective perceptions … Continue reading

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Ando: Complete Works

Architect Tadao Ando’s beautifully arranged and sculpted walls of smooth concrete manage to defy their inherent imposing quality and intertwine with nature. Ever changing patterns of light seep through apertures and bathe the volumes of his conceived buildings, creating a … Continue reading

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Game Art Books

The holiday season almost upon us, video game publishers are about to deluge the market with AAA offerings throughout November. Several highly anticipated titles will be released with accompanying artbooks, highlighting the concept design and visual development that went into … Continue reading

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Le Corbusier Exhibition

The Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany, will be hosting the exhibition Le Corbusier – The Art of Architecture in collaboration with the Netherlands Architecture Institute and the Royal Institute of British Architects. Opening September 30th, the exhibition … Continue reading

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SHILO: We Make it Good

SHILO’s profile has skyrocketed in the past couple of years. From the EMMY Award winning title sequence for Showtime’s HUFF and the brilliantly whimsical Eureka opener, to the indelible Cingular Blackjack and Scion commercials. In June, this LA/NY based creative … Continue reading

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Julie Taymor: Playing with Fire

The third edition portfolio monograph of Director Julie Taymor is now available. Also acclaimed for her scenic and costume design, she is best known as the TONY award winning director and costume designer of the popular musical, The Lion King. … Continue reading

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Free BioShock Artbook

In one week, BioShock, the highly anticipated FPS/RPG from the makers of System Shock II, will arrive on PC & XBOX 360. BioShock takes place in Rapture, an art deco underwater city built in 1946 as the “ultimate capitalistic and … Continue reading

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The Art of Midway

In late July at the San Diego Comic-Con, Design Studio Press debuted The Art of Midway: Before Pixels and Polygons. This book on the video game developer features 160 pages with over 200 illustrations including work by Midway’s renowned Creative … Continue reading

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