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10 Favorite XXL Books from Taschen!


Published by Sugar & Cream, Thursday 01 October 2020

Text by Dinda Bestari & Each Publisher, Image courtesy of Taschen

A Punch to Your New Collection : At Last Size Matters!

Prepare to be blown away by the 10 books selected by S&C from the only Taschen Publisher that showcase the size and visual power of the XXL edition! Let’s make your own “me-time” to enjoy your weekend to read this amazing collection. At last size matters with these gigantic XXL Editions.

• The Star Wars Archives

“My films have a tendency to promote personal self-esteem, a you-can-do-it attitude. Their message is: ‘Don’t listen to everyone else. Discover your own feelings and follow them. Then you can overcome anything.’”
— George Lucas —

• The Houses and Monuments of Pompeii

“TASCHEN resurrects [the Niccolini brothers’] achievement in this sumptuous tome.”
— The Guardian, London  —

• Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse: The Ultimate History

“I only hope that we never lose sight of one thing—that it was all started by a mouse.”
— Walt Disney   —

• The Art and Science of Ernst Haeckel

“The book’s prints and commentary shed new light on the prolific output of Ernst Haeckel and his impact on modern science and philosophy.”
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• Rembrandt. The Complete Paintings

“With these books, you have brought Rembrandt into the 21st century.”
— David Hockney —

• Norman Mailer: The Fight

“Mailer’s genius was the equal of Ali’s, for he was the first writer to perceive the method in Ali’s apparent madness in the ring.”
— The Atlantic —

• Jacques Devaulx: Nautical Works

“Nautical Works is interspersed with essays by experts that contextualise Devaulx’s work and shed light on a time when sailors pushed the limits of sea exploration.”
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• Jean-Michel Basquiat

“I don’t think about art when I’m working. I try to think about life.”
— Jean-Michel Basquiat —

• Surfing  1778-Today

“Surfing will undoubtedly go down as the last word in the space.”
— The Surfer’s Journal, Los Angeles—

• Harry Benson:The Beatles

bv“These photos convey a really happy period for them and for me. It all comes down to music‚ they were without a doubt the greatest band of the 20th century‚ and that’s why these photographs are so important.”
— Harry Benson, 2011—

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