all ebooks in category: Biographies of Artists, Architects & Photographers (29)

«Kirby» by Mark Evanier
English | ISBN: 9781613122563 | EPUB | 48.3 MB

Jack Kirby created or co-created some of comic books’ most popular super heroes, including Captain America, The X-Men, The Hulk, The Fantastic Four, The Mighty …

Becoming Jane Jacobs
English | ISBN: 0812247884 | 2016 | 376 pages | EPUB | 9 MB

Winner of the 2016 Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Book Award The result of years of groundbreaking research, Becoming Jane Jacobs is the first intellectual biography …

The Art of Rivalry: Four Friendships, Betrayals, and Breakthroughs in Modern Art
English | ISBN: 0812994809 | 2016 | 416 pages | EPUB | 15 MB

Pulitzer Prize–winning art critic Sebastian Smee tells the fascinating story of four pairs of artists—Manet and Degas, Picasso and Matisse, Pollock and de Kooning, Freud …

Sol LeWitt: A Life of Ideas
English | April 2, 2019 | ISBN: 0819578681 | EPUB | 356 pages | 11.7 MB

Sol LeWitt (1928-2007), one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century, upended traditional practices of how art is made and marketed. A key …

British Musical Biography: A Dictionary of Musical Artists, Authors and Composers, born in Britain and its Colonies
English | July 20, 2009 | ISBN: 1108001882 | 476 pages | PDF | 34 MB

Co-authored by James D. Brown (also known for A Biographical Dictionary of Musicians) and Stephen S. Stratton, British Musical Biography is an alphabetical reference work …

Einstein, Picasso: Space, Time, and the Beauty That Causes Havoc
English | March 5, 2002 | ISBN: 0465018602 | 368 pages | PDF | 3.83 Mb

The most important scientist of the twentieth century and the most important artist had their periods of greatest creativity almost simultaneously and in remarkably similar …

The Paper Garden: An Artist Begins Her Life's Work at 72
English | 2012 | pages: 416 | ISBN: 1608196976 | EPUB | 7,0 mb

In 1772, upon the death of her second husband, Mary Delany arose from her grief, picked up a pair of scissors, and, at the age …

Duchamp's Pipe: A Chess Romance: Marcel Duchamp and George Koltanowski
English | February 25th, 2020 | ISBN: 1623173566 | 256 pages | EPUB | 7.20 MB

Art, chess, and an $87,000 pipe frame an inside look at the relationship between famed blindfold grandmaster George Koltanowski and dadaist artist Marcel Duchamp. Spanning …

Love, Fiercely: A Gilded Age Romance
English | 2012 | pages: 336 | ISBN: 0151014477 | EPUB | 11,5 mb

The New York love story of a beautiful heiress and a wealthy young architect, captured in a famous John Singer Sargent painting In Love, Fiercely …

Bernard Maybeck: Architect of Elegance
English | August 1, 2011 | ISBN: 1423611802 | EPUB | 240 pages | 17.3 MB

Celebrating one of San Francisco/Berkeley’s most iconic architects. The work of Bernard Maybeck has influenced generations of architects. His landmark buildings include the Palace of …