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Biography & Autobiography - Artists, Architects, Photographers
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Author: Alex Beam
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. In 1945, Edith Farns...
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Author: Harry Dodge
Release Date: March 17, 2020
An expansive, radiant, and genre-defying investigation into bonding—and how we are shaped by forces we cannot fully know   Is love a force akin to gravity? A kind of invisible fabric which enables communications through space and...
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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
From the award-winning and nationally best-selling author of Hemingway's Boat and Sons of Mississippi--an illuminating, pathbreaking biography that will change the way we understand the life, mind, and work of the premier American architect.Frank Llo...
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...
Author: Ben Lewis | Narrator: Peter Noble
Release Date: June 25, 2019
An epic quest exposes hidden truths about Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, the recently discovered masterpiece that sold for $450 million—and might not be the real thing. In 2017, Leonardo da Vinci’s small oil pain...
Author: Brian Jay Jones | Narrator: Mike Chamberlain
Release Date: May 07, 2019
The definitive, fascinating, all-reaching biography of Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss is a classic American icon. Whimsical and wonderful, his work has defined our childhoods and the childhoods of our own children. The silly, simple rhymes are a bottomless well...
Author: Carolyn Burke | Narrator: Amanda Carlin
Release Date: March 05, 2019
A captivating, spirited account of the intense relationship among four artists whose strong personalities, passionate feelings, and aesthetic ideals drew them together, pulled them apart, and profoundly influenced the very shape of twentieth-century ...
Author: Ingrid Sischy and Laurie Anderson | Narrator: Gabra Zackman
Release Date: November 20, 2018
From the late editor, writer, and critic, one of the great chroniclers of the art, fashion, and celebrity scenes: an expansive collection of thirty-five essays that offer an intimate look into the worlds of some of the most important and well-known ...
Author: Hilton Als and Bill Cunningham | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: September 04, 2018
The untold story of a New York City legend's education in creativity and styleFor Bill Cunningham, New York City was the land of freedom, glamour, and, above all, style. Growing up in a lace-curtain Irish suburb of Boston, secretly trying on his sist...