This Is…

A new series that makes the subject of art accessible and less daunting with the help of illustrations

The new series “This Is…” from Laurence King delves into the lives of artists through text, photographs and illustrations. The project is the brainchild of Scottish art historian Catherine Ingram (who holds a PhD from Trinity College, Oxford and wrote her dissertation on Matisse), who authored the first three books in the series on Andy Warhol, Salvador Dalí and Jackson Pollock. For the first two, …

Susan Sontag

One of the contemporary world’s foremost thinkers, Susan Sontag contributed a wealth of critical analysis to a wide variety of subjects, and her singular intellect is as informative as it is provocative. In a new book, Rolling Stone vet Jonathan Cott delivers the hours of conversation he had with Sontag which weren’t published in his 1979 magazine interview, and the result is nothing short of …

Bill Wyman’s Scrapbook

Hand-sewn and hand-bound in England using the finest materials and traditional methods, this super limited-edition compilation (only 1,962 copies will ever exist) is revealing, reflective and deeply candid through insightful, handwritten commentary from legendary Rolling Stones founding member, bass player Bill Wyman.