Here’s our roundup of 10 new coffee table books about art and fashion in every shade of pink that make for great reading – and can also serve as perfect luxury home décor. Win win!
10 Pink Coffee Table Books that are Perfect as luxury Home Décor
1. Jaipur Splendor by Mozez Singh.
The impressive and intricate Hawa Mahal, composed of pink and orange sandstone, helps lend Jaipur, India its nickname, “the Pink City.” Jaipur Splendor is a dazzling tour through the enchanting capital city of the Rajasthan state.
BUY NOW: $95.00
2. Art of Feminism: Images that Shaped the Fight for Equality, 1857-2017, edited by Helena Reckitt.
The compilation Art of Feminism features more than 350 works of art, illustration, photography, performance, and graphic design along with essays examining the legacy of the radical canon. Here, you’ll find posters of the Suffrage Atelier and images of the radical art of Judy Chicago and Carrie Mae Weems.
BUY NOW: $27.00.
3. Mother and Child by Claiborne Swanson Frank.
Author and photographer Claiborne Swanson Frank set out to explore what modern motherhood means in Mother and Child. Turning her lens on 70 iconic families of mothers and children, she captures portraits that frame the primal relationship of a mother and her child.
BUY NOW: $95.00.
4. The New Black Vanguard: Photography Between Art and Fashion by Antwaun Sargent.
The New Black Vanguard celebrates the radical transformation in fashion and art today thanks to an increase in powerful images authored by an international community of Black photographers. Fifteen of the brightest contemporary fashion photographers are showcased, including Tyler Mitchell, the first Black photographer hired to shoot a cover story for American Vogue.
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5. Josef Albers in Mexico by Lauren Hinkson.
“Mexico is truly the promised land of abstract art,” Josef Albers wrote to his former Bauhaus colleague Vasily Kandinsky in 1936. Josef Albers in Mexico reveals the profound link between the art and architecture of ancient Mesoamerica and Albers’ abstract works on canvas and paper.
BUY NOW: $40.00.
6. Pink: The History of a Punk, Pretty, Powerful Color by Valerie Steele.
With the arrival of “millennial pink,” the color formerly associated with Barbie has acquired a new identity. Nor is this the first time the symbolism of pink has been radically transformed. In collaboration with an exhibit at The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, in Pink, curator and fashion historian Valerie Steele explores the history and significance of pink in fashion, art, and culture from the eighteenth century to the present.
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7. Yves Saint Laurent: the complete haute couture collections, 1962-2002 by Suzy Menkes.
Yves Saint Laurent is a visual journey through 40 years of haute couture from one of the best-known brands in fashion. Founded in 1962 by Yves Saint Laurent and his partner, Pierre Bergé, the maison was a source of transformative ideas: from the tuxedo suit for women, le smoking, to Mondrian dresses and the famous Ballets Russes collection. This is a treasure chest of every collection done by Saint Laurent, organized chronologically and ending in 2002, the year that Yves Saint Laurent retired.
BUY NOW: $80.00.
8. Art: The Definitive Visual Guide by Andrew Graham Dixon.
Art: The Definitive Visual Guide is a gorgeously rendered reference book spanning 30,000 years of global art history. Take a visual journey from cave paintings to contemporary art, and view the work of over 700 artists.
BUY NOW: $41.00.
9. A Room of Her Own: Inside the Homes and Lives of Creative Women by Robyn Lea.
Equal parts biography and interior design reference book, A Room of Her Own features twenty female luminaries and their personal and professional spaces. Painters, sculptors, writers, chefs, designers, jewelers, curators, makers, and directors: each has her own way of making her way in the world – and shaping the world in her own way.
BUY NOW: $32.50.
10. Valentino: Themes and Variations by Pamela Golbin.
The landmark book Valentino celebrates forty-five years of the designer’s career. Published in association with an exhibition at the Museé des Arts Decoratifs in Paris, the volume focuses on Valentino’s haute couture creations. It’s great fun to page through the maison’s most important and iconic creations and recurring themes, including geometry, pleats, and flowers.
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Pamela Thomas-Graham is the Founder & CEO of Dandelion Chandelier. A Detroit native, she has 3 Harvard degrees and has written 3 mystery novels published by Simon & Schuster. After serving as a senior corporate executive, CEO of CNBC and partner at McKinsey, she now serves on the boards of several tech companies. She loves fashion, Paris, New York, books, contemporary art, running, skiing, coffee, Corgis and violets.
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