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By Goergen, Stacey; Benchley, Amanda; By (photographer) Gili, Oberto
A survey of 25 of the world's most renowned contemporary artists' homes and their personal art collections
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By Garavani, Valentino; VALENTINO; Text by Leon Talley, Andre; By (photographer) Gili, Oberto
The emperor not only of fashion but also of l'art de vivre, Valentino Garavani is in a class all his own. At the Emperor's Table is an invitation into his refined world of graceful and cultured living. The remarkable collection of table settings and objets d'art housed in his fiv...e residences, in Gstaad, London, Rome, New York, and Paris, as well as on his yacht, evoke the grandeur in which he lives and are presented in this first-ever edition with photographs by Oberto Gili. Recipes by Mr. Garavani's personal chefs are also included and bring readers one step closer to discovering his extraordinary surroundings.Read more
By Gili, Oberto; Caracciolo Chia, Marella
An insider s tour of the most creative and inspiring rooms belonging to tastemakers artists, interior designers, craftspeople, collectors, and aristocrats in Italy today.
By Marron, Catie; By (photographer) Gili, Oberto
Catie Marron's City Parks captures the spirit and beauty of eighteen of the world's most-loved city parks. Zadie Smith, Ian Frazier, Candice Bergen, Colm Toibin, Nicole Krauss, Jan Morris, and a dozen other remarkable contributors reflect on a particular park that holds special m...eaning for them.Andrew Sean Greer eloquently paints a portrait of first love in the Presidio; Andre Aciman muses on time's fleeting nature and the changing face of New York viewed from the High Line; Pico Iyer explores hidden places and privacy in Kyoto; Jonathan Alter takes readers from the 1968 race riots to Obama's 2008 victory speech in Chicago's Grant Park; Simon Winchester invites us along on his adventures in the Maidan; and Bill Clinton writes of his affection for Dumbarton Oaks.Oberto Gili's color and black-and-white photographs unify the writers' unique and personal voices. Taken around the world over the course of a year, in every season, his pictures capture the inherent mood of each place. Fusing images and text, City Parks is an extraordinary and unique project: through personal reflection and intimate detail it taps into collective memory and our sense of time's passage.Read more
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