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Biography & Autobiography - Artists, Architects, Photographers
Fierce Poise Cover
Author: Alexander Nemerov
Release Date: March 23, 2021
A dazzling biography of one of the twentieth century's most respected painters, Helen Frankenthaler, as she came of age as an artist in postwar New York"The magic of Alexander Nemerov's portrait of Helen Frankenthaler in Fierce Poise is that it reads...
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Author: Carolyn Burke | Narrator: Ann Richardson
Release Date: January 26, 2021
A trenchant yet sympathetic portrait of Lee Miller, one of the iconic faces and careers of the twentieth century.Carolyn Burke reveals Miller as a multifaceted woman: both model and photographer, muse and reporter, sexual adventurer and mother, an...
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Author: William Feaver | Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Release Date: January 19, 2021
The first biography of the epic life of one of the most important, enigmatic and private artists of the 20th century. Drawn from almost 40 years of conversations with the artist, letters and papers, it is a major work written by a well-known British ...
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Author: Adam Gopnik and Bruce McCall | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: November 24, 2020
From his hardscrabble post-World War II Ontario childhood and coming of age to Mad Men-era New York City and the creative pinnacle of advertising, to the hallowed halls of Saturday Night Live and The New Yorker, Bruce McCall&...
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Author: Riva Lehrer | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell and Riva Lehrer
Release Date: October 06, 2020
The vividly told, gloriously illustrated memoir of an artist born with disabilities who searches for freedom and connection in a society afraid of strange bodies“Golem Girl is luminous; a profound portrait of the artist as a young—an...
Author: Alex Beam | Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Release Date: March 17, 2020
The true story of the intimate relationship that gave birth to the Farnsworth House, a masterpiece of twentieth-century architecture—and disintegrated into a bitter feud over love, money, gender, and the very nature of art.“An amazing sto...
Author: Harry Dodge | Narrator: Harry Dodge
Release Date: March 17, 2020
A New York Times Book Review Editors' ChoiceOne of LitHub's Most Anticipated Books of 2020An expansive, radiant, and genre-defying investigation into bonding—and how we are shaped by forces we cannot fully know   I...
Author: William Feaver | Narrator: Jonathan Keeble
Release Date: November 12, 2019
The first biography of the large life of one of the most important, enigmatic, yet private artists of the twentieth century. Drawn from almost forty years of conversations with the artist, letters, and papers, it is a major work written by a well-kn...
Author: Thomas Travisano | Narrator: Bronson Pinchot
Release Date: November 05, 2019
An illuminating new biography of one of the greatest American poets of the twentieth century, Elizabeth Bishop Elizabeth Bishop's friend James Merrill once observed that "Elizabeth had more talent for life—and for poetry—than anyone else ...
Author: Paul Hendrickson | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: October 01, 2019
Frank Lloyd Wright has long been known as a rank egotist who held in contempt almost everything aside from his own genius. Harder to detect, but no less real, is a Wright who fully understood, and suffered from, the choices he made.This is the Wright...
Author: Peter McGough | Narrator: Peter McGough
Release Date: September 17, 2019
Brilliantly funny, frank, and shattering, this is the bittersweet memoir by Peter McGough of his life with artist David McDermott. Set in New York’s Lower East Side of the 1980s and mid-1990s, it is also a devastatingly candid look at the extre...
Author: Sue Roe | Narrator: Kristin Atherton
Release Date: August 20, 2019
"Describes with plenty of colour how surrealism, from Rene Magritte's bowler hats to Salvador Dali's watches, was born and developed." - The Times (UK)As she did for the Modernists In Montmartre, noted art historian and biographer Sue Roe now te...