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Unseen Photos Chronicle the Complex Friendship of Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat

The upcoming book 'Warhol on Basquiat' offers a fascinating look at the lives of two modern art icons.
Ellis Jones
5.27.19
ADVERTISING

12 Slightly Unbelievable Adverts for Booze and Cigarettes

We spoke to Jim Heimann, the editor of a new Taschen book about alcohol and tobacco ads from the 20th century.
David Hillier
2.8.18
Stuff

The Photographer Who Inspired "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test"

We talked to Lawrence Schiller, whose photographs of the counterculture movement inspired Tom Wolfe, about how the new text offers the "full picture of set and setting."
Patrick Lyons
12.4.16
Photo

Photos of the Gulf War Fires That Turned Kuwait's Oil Fields into Hell

"Never before or since have I witnessed an unnatural disaster on such a scale," writes photographer Sebastião Salgado, who documented the aftermath of the Iraqi army setting Kuwait oil wells ablaze in the early 90s.
Sebastião Salgado
11.13.16
Stuff

How H.R. Giger Invented Sci-Fi's Most Terrifying Monster

Taschen's monograph on the late genius H.R. Giger took ten years to complete and is one of the most comprehensive examinations of the artist's inimitable work. In this excerpt, writer Andreas J. Hirsch explains why Giger's work is like a "Rosetta Stone."
Andreas J. Hirsch
10.17.16
Art

Salvador Dalí's Rare Erotic Cookbook Is Getting Reprinted

'Les diners de Gala' is filled with unique artwork, and teaches you to make the surrealist icon's favorite aphrodesiacs
Beckett Mufson
10.12.16
Design

Take a Tour of the World with 'Architecture Now!'

Travel around the world one building at a time with Taschen's latest architecture release.
Anya Tchoupakov
1.5.16
Art

Norwegian Fairy Tales Come Alive in a New Illustrated Book

Kay Nielsen’s classic and previously unseen works emerge in color in 'East of the Sun and West of the Moon.'
Anya Tchoupakov
11.17.15
Design

Get to Know the Father of Album Cover Art

Alex Steinweiss is known for developing the entire graphic "language" of album design.
Anya Tchoupakov
10.28.15
Design

Colourful Pictograms Contrast Life in the East and West

Artist Yang Liu's new pictograph book helps us simplify the differences that make our cultures beautiful.
Anya Tchoupakov
10.17.15
Design

[Books] Taschen Explores the 'Art of Burning Man'

It's definitely a collector's item, so maybe don't burn it?
Nicole Walsh
8.9.15
Art

Celestial Photographs Celebrate Hubble Telescope’s 25th Anniversary

Taschen's "Expanded Universe" brings the cosmos to you up close.
Nicole Walsh
7.17.15
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