If you look hard enough, you might find a few books on Tuscan villas and Norman Rockwell prints in Taschen’s dizzying roster of art books, but you’re more likely to stumble onto <i>Christo and Jeanne-Claude</i> and <i>Design for Obama. Posters for Change: A Grassroots Anthology</i>. Founder Benedikt Taschen got his start selling comic books as a teenager, and while comics still make up part of Taschen’s business, the company has gained a global reputation for offering everything from travel guides, to pop culture, photography, and architecture tomes.
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From its early days selling comic books, Benedikt Taschen’s eponymous publishing company has grown, with its roster now boasting everything from pop culture and film guides to photography and architecture tomes. Be an armchair traveler with the Great Escapes and Living In series, or see some fantastic buildings up close with Modern Architecture A-Z. Cinema buffs will covet 100 All-Time Favorite Movies, while music lovers will dig I’ll Be Watching You: Inside the Police 1980-83, featuring more than 600 tour photos taken by the band’s guitarist, Andy Summers.
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