Barbara Nessim: An Artful Life:
Measurements: 10" x 12"
Care: Wipe with a dry cloth
Published: February 12, 2013
Official book description:
Internationally renowned artist and illustrator Barbara Nessim's images of female figures, originating in the counterculture of the 1960s, place her in a tradition of American iconography that extends from Norman Rockwell to Keith Haring. A constant innovator, Nessim incorporates fashion, computers, and photography into her popular art. This book captures not only the work - ranging from the sketchbooks that are the wellspring of her art to prominent magazine assignments, such as a "Rolling Stone" cover of John Lennon, to elaborate large-scale projects - but also the life that carried her from New York's high bohemia as a young artist to the world of cutting-edge visual journalism.
Founded in 1949, Abrams has the distinction of being the first publishing house in the United States to specialize in art and illustrated books. Today the New York-based company maintains seven imprints and counts writer Susan Orlean, photographer Richard Avedon, and graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister among its stable of authors. Abrams catalogs list beautifully designed volumes that contain everything from cooking, architecture, decoration, sports and entertainment, pop culture, and children’s comics.