You don’t stop doodling in anything that comes to hand when on the phone just because you’re the President. The title of Presidential Doodles: Two Centuries of Scribbles, Scratches, Squiggles & Scrawls from the Oval Office ($18) gives away the game as to what you will find inside. This is a collection of drawings, or rather doodles, from some of history’s most powerful men. Contributions come from FDR, JFK, Teddy, Ike and many more made contributions to this extremely rare collection without even realizing, and provide a unique glimpse into the how the minds of some of our nations former great leaders actually worked.
It has been said that there is nothing lovelier than a tree, and Bryan Nash Gill, the Connecticut-based artist aims to prove this with his stunning book, Woodcut ($23). By creating large-scale, relief prints from cross sections of trees, Nash Gill reveals the sublime power that is locked inside those arboreal rings. He creates patterns that ...[Read More]