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Hearst Partner With Pictela’s IAB Portrait Advertising

Folio Magazine – 2011-05-11

After a successful initial partnership with Pictela with the OPA Push Down advertising unit, Hearst has decided to give Pictela’s Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Portrait technology a try.

Ten Years Later, Photographer Finds Old Portrait Shots Are in Demand

New York Times – 2009-02-23

On Oct. 7, 1999, a young photographer hauled his camera gear to the Lipstick Building in Manhattan for a portrait assignment of an investor named Bernard L. Madoff.

Le Clezio, Portrait Of A Gentle Writer

NPR – 2008-10-12

Though born in France, Nobel laureate Jean-Marie Gustav Le Clezio is a nomadic writer, whose work has been defined by his life of travel around the world. For him, storytelling means melting into...

“Leonardo’s Lost Princess: One Man’s Quest to Authenticate an Unknown Portrait by Leonardo da Vinci” by Peter Silverman with Catherine Whitney

The Washington Post – 2012-05-05

In her portrait, she is young, with cherry blossom skin, glimmery long hair and eyes the color of Anjou pears. When Peter Silverman first saw the drawing (in chalk, pen and ink on vellum), he was...

‘Portrait of a Novel’ looks at Henry James and the bridge to modernism

The Washington Post – 2012-11-30

Henry James was in his late 30s when he published his first uncontested masterpiece, “The Portrait of a Lady” (1880-81), which elevated him from a talented up-and-comer to a major novelist. It is...

An Animator’s Self-Portrait, In 100 Different Cartoon Styles

Fast Company – 2013-05-01

Kevin McShane likes cartoons. A lot. So much so that he’s been drawing himself in the style of over 100 different cartoons for the last two years. While the selfie is a product of the modern...

'Behind the Burly Q' a revealing portrait of burlesque's stars

Los Angeles Times – 2013-07-06

In first a film and now a book, Leslie Zemeckis relates the tragic and uplifting tales of the forgotten stars of burlesque's golden age.Alexandra the Great "48," Blaze Starr, Tempest Storm, Lili St....

A portrait of the writer as wreck in '& Sons'

Los Angeles Times – 2013-07-19

David Gilbert places a J.D. Salinger-like character at the heart of a novel with sweeping ambitions. The fictional writer A.N. Dyer — Andrew to his family — is dying as David Gilbert's...

'Falling Into the Fire' a piercing portrait of psychiatry

Los Angeles Times – 2013-07-26

Psychiatrist Christine Montross' encounters with patients in crisis thoughtfully weaves history, medicine and memoir.Lauren swallows scissors, light bulbs, batteries, bedsprings, knives. Eddie...

A Scathing Portrait of the American Left? 

Slate – 2013-09-24

Jonathan Lethem travels from his more familiar Brooklyn to Queens to begin his first new book in four years, Dissident Gardens. In an interview with the novelist, Slate’s Jacob Weisberg says the...

Breakfast with Lucian: A Portrait of the Artist by Geordie Greig – review

Guardian – 2013-10-13

Geordie Greig's life of Lucian Freud gives us the gossip but fails to capture the artistGeordie Greig stalked Lucian Freud from the moment his Eton college master took him to London to see an...

'Breakfast With Lucian' presents an eye-popping portrait of Freud, the painter

Los Angeles Times – 2013-10-18

The artist Lucian Freud — Sigmund's grandson — was father to countless children and canvases during his messy, selfish and fascinating life"Breakfast with Lucian," Geordie Greig's juicy,...

‘Brave Genius’ review: A gripping portrait of two heroes of conscience and intellect

The Washington Post – 2013-11-07

This book is a bargain. For $28 you receive the following: 1) A short biography of writer and philosopher Albert Camus, who was born 100 years ago — and whose life and work are being celebrated...

Bezos portrait wins FT/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year

The Bookseller – 2013-11-18

Brad Stone's The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon (Bantam Press) has won...

'Newtown' offers a confusing portrait of Adam Lanza and his crime

Los Angeles Times – 2013-12-06

Matthew Lysiak's 'Newtown' feels like a slapped-together account of the Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy and perpetrator Adam Lanza.Adam Lanza was, by all accounts, a strange child.

Jason Seiler, Chicago Artist, Talks Creating The Pope Francis Portrait For TIME's 'Person Of The Year' Cover (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post – 2013-12-17

As media watchers waited to see who would be chosen as TIME Magazine's 2013 person of the year last week, artist Jason Seiler -- known for his hyper-realistic paintings and caricatures -- was...

Breakfast with Lucian: A Portrait of the Artist, by Geordie Greig – review

The Guardian – 2013-12-18

Frances Spalding on one of the most revealing accounts of Lucian Freud ever writtenGeordie Greig's book is an unapologetic mixture of intelligent perception and high gossip. It deepens the...

Afghan war memoir, Stephen Harper portrait vie for $25K prize

CBC – 2014-02-05

Graeme Smith's acclaimed book on the war in Afghanistan is up for another lucrative award, this time the $25,000 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing.

Portrait of Hilary Mantel to be displayed at the British Library

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-02-15

The portrait of Hilary Mantel is the first painting of a living author to be displayed at the British Library. The painting intends to show Mantel’s “impact in the world.”

A Portrait of a 40-Year Marriage, Told Through Household Items

Wired – 2014-02-27

Throughout her photo book Libri di Famiglia, Elena Capra creates a portrait of various mundane objects from the house in Italy where she grew up ? A TV remote wrapped in cellophane, a distinct orange...

Panel Mania: Sfar's 'Pascin' is an Artistic Portrait

Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-21

This July Uncivilized Books will publish the highly anticipated English language edition of Joann Sfar's "Pascin," a biography of the noted Jewish modernist painter, real name Julius Mordecai Pincas.

A Portrait of the Billionaire as a Young Tax Cheat

Slate – 2014-05-28

Creation myths about entrepreneurs inevitably include tales of triumph over adversity—a failed early company here, a break with a long-term partner there. Richard Branson, the goateed and grinning...

'The Mockingbird Next Door,' a portrait of author Harper Lee, garners critical praise

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-15

The story of how journalist Marja Mills came to know the 'To Kill A Mockingbird' writer Lee is being called 'witty' and 'charming.'

Laurie Kellogg: Portrait of a Self-Published Romance Writer

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-07-27

Laurie Kellogg has self-published nine romance novels since February 2012 and says she's making more money and having more fun than ever before in her life.

Colm Tóibín’s ‘Nora Webster’: A masterful portrait of a grieving woman finding herself

The Washington Post – 2014-10-08

Colm Tóibín’s most recent book was about a grieving woman, too. But she was the mother of Jesus Christ, so the stakes seemed somewhat higher. In his new novel, “Nora Webster,” the Irish...

Will '41: A Portrait of my Father' reveal a different side of George W. Bush?

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-11-01

George W. Bush's biography of his father will be published Nov. 11 by Crown, with a planned first printing of 1 million copies.

Book review: ‘41: A Portrait of My Father’ by George W. Bush

The Washington Post – 2014-11-13

George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States, is the only commander in chief in modern times who has declined to write a memoir. Now George W. Bush, the 43rd president, strides...

Bush on Bush: Dubya’s frequently touching, often maddening portrait of his father

Salon.com – 2014-11-14

While it's filled with affecting anecdotes, George W.'s new book isn't devoid of shameless spin

Panel Mania: “Wrinkles” A Haunting Portrait of Aging

Publishers Weekly – 2015-01-07

Like a "Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant" from the parent's point of view, Spanish cartoonist Paco Roca's "Wrinkles" is a journey through the power of memories and their devastating loss.

Reader recommendation: 41, A Portrait of My Father

The Christian Science Monitor – 2015-02-03

Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.

Shakespeare's Real Portrait Discovered, According To Historian

The Huffington Post – 2015-05-20

An image of a mustached and rather imperial-looking man surfaced online yesterday, but it might be more than an everyday history-book drawing. One scholar claims it's the only authentic portrait ever...

Virgin Mary portrait using elephant dung sells for $4.5 million

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-01

The portrait of the Virgin Mary made partly from elephant dung that famously riled then-New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani when it was exhibited in 1999 sold Tuesday at a Christie's auction in...

‘Intimate portrait’ of McCartney to Hodder & Stoughton

The Bookseller – 2015-07-10

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired an “intimate portrait” of musician Paul McCartney, written by journalist Paul Du Noyer. Non fiction publisher Hannah Black acquired world English rights to...

A dark portrait emerges of the teen accused of killing Maddy Middleton

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-31

A troubling portrait is beginning to emerge of the 15-year-old boy charged as an adult with murder in the death of 8-year-old Madyson "Maddy" Middleton in Santa Cruz.

Walt Disney -- hero or villain? A PBS documentary tries for a balanced portrait

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-11

Nearly 50 years after his death, Walt Disney remains a divisive figure. That 20-foot berm separating Disneyland visitors from the messy realities of the outside world might as well be the wall that...

‘Sweet Caress’ review: A portrait of a photographer’s tumultuous career

The Washington Post – 2015-09-11

If you pick up William Boyd’s latest novel, “Sweet Caress,” from the new fiction shelf and begin flipping though its pages, you might, at first, think the book has been shelved in the wrong...

Annie Leibovitz was ‘rooting’ for Caitlyn Jenner as she shot iconic Vanity Fair portrait

Poynter. – 2015-10-07

Caitlyn Jenner poses for Annie Leibovitz on the cover of Vanity Fair #CallMeCaitlyn http://t.co/NRyh6R09RR pic.twitter.com/GO1ZgJJKBR — VANITY FAIR (@VanityFair) June 1, 2015 Vanity...

Romany Gypsies portrait to Chatto

The Bookseller – 2015-10-24

Chatto & Windus has "beaten stiff competition" at auction to secure rights to Stopping Places: Tracing the Old Gypsy Ways across Modern Britain by Damian Le Bas.

A portrait of unconventional modern art maven Peggy Guggenheim

Los Angeles Times – 2015-11-07

A key figure in the 20th century art world whose soignée, jet-set existence concealed great pain and sadness, Peggy Guggenheim was a blue-blood force of nature who elevated art collecting to a noble...

A Photographer’s Intimate Portrait Of One Of Italy’s Oldest Crime Syndicates

The Huffington Post – 2015-11-10

ATHENS -- The Camorra is one of the largest crime syndicates active in the Italian Campania region and its capital city, Naples. It is one of Italy's oldest and largest criminal organizations, dating...

'Katherine of Aragon' offers a lusciously sympathetic portrait of a spurned royal

The Christian Science Monitor – 2016-06-16

'Katherine of Aragon' offers a lusciously sympathetic portrait of a spurned royal

'Bush' is Jean Edward Smith’s portrait of the presidency of George W. Bush

The Christian Science Monitor – 2016-06-16

'Bush' is Jean Edward Smith’s portrait of the presidency of George W. Bush

Publisher Gail Rebuck honoured with painting in National Portrait Gallery

The Guardian – 2016-07-15

The chair of Penguin Random House and Labour peer admitted she was ‘speechless’ when told the work would hang in the central London galleryA portrait of one of the most influential figures in...

Trump paints a grim portrait of the U.S. and casts himself as its only savior in GOP acceptance speech

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-22

Painting a dark portrait of a country besieged at home and threatened abroad, Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination Thursday night with a blistering indictment of the Obama...

'Mad Enchantment' is a compelling portrait of Monet and his chef d'œuvre

The Christian Science Monitor – 2016-09-09

'Mad Enchantment' is a compelling portrait of Monet and his chef d'œuvre

Disturbing portrait emerges of suspect in Washington state mall killings

Los Angeles Times – 2016-09-26

A disturbing portrait began to emerge Sunday of Arcan Cetin, the man suspected of killing five people at a Washington state mall, but authorities appeared no closer to determining the motive for the...

'Hitler: Ascent 1889-1939' is the richest, most convincing portrait yet

The Christian Science Monitor – 2016-10-08

'Hitler: Ascent 1889-1939' is the richest, most convincing portrait yet

'Napoleon's Island' is a mesmerizing portrait of the deposed emperor

The Christian Science Monitor – 2016-10-13

'Napoleon's Island' is a mesmerizing portrait of the deposed emperor

'Eleanor Roosevelt: The War Years and Beyond' is a touchingly human portrait

The Christian Science Monitor – 2016-11-04

'Eleanor Roosevelt: The War Years and Beyond' is a touchingly human portrait

Multimedia version of 'A Portrait of Artist as a Young Man' honors centenary

Yahoo! News – 2016-12-29

To mark 100 years on December 29, 2016 since the publication of James Joyce's semi-autobiographical novel "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man", scholars at University College...

Rams' Sean McVay: Portrait of an up-and-coming coach

Los Angeles Times – 2017-01-13

New Rams Coach Sean McVay played college football at Miami (Ohio), which is so prolific at developing coaches — Bo Schembechler, Ara Parseghian and John Harbaugh among others —  it is known as...

'Kiki' is an energetic, affectionate portrait of New York's LGBT ballroom scene

Los Angeles Times – 2017-02-24

The various bodies moving through “Kiki,” an energetic and enveloping documentary about New York City’s LGBT ballroom scene, are capable of astonishing, even superhuman physical feats. They...

'Prince Charles' paints an affectingly human portrait

The Christian Science Monitor – 2017-04-06

'Prince Charles' paints an affectingly human portrait

Dolce & Gabbana Faces Backlash After Dressing Melania Trump for Official Portrait

Yahoo! News – 2017-04-06

The designer fired right back at social media critics.

Coates' portrait of the Barack Obama era to Hamish Hamilton

The Bookseller – 2017-04-28

Simon Prosser has acquired two new books from Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of Between the World and Me, winner of the 2015 National Book Award for Nonfiction.

Ulrich Wüst at Christopher Grimes Gallery: A portrait of obsolescence

Los Angeles Times – 2017-05-25

Barely a single living soul is glimpsed in 48 black-and-white urban photographs from the late 1970s and early 1980s by Berlin-based Ulrich Wüst. When people are there, they’re typically obscured...

Errol Morris reveals subject's charm in doc 'The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography'

Los Angeles Times – 2017-06-30

Large pictures, small joys and an archive’s radiance are the building blocks for the charm offensive that is “The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography,” Errol Morris’ winning...

'Moving' portrait of Bellany marriage to Sandstone

The Bookseller – 2017-07-14

Scottish indie Sandstone Press is to publish a personal memoir by Helen Bellany of her life with the artist John Bellany.

'Right hand man' pens 'thoroughly revealing portrait' of Murdoch

The Bookseller – 2017-09-07

Scribe UK is to publish The Bootle Boy: An Untidy Life in News by Les Hinton, Rupert Murdoch’s right-hand man for over five decades.

Oxford college removes Suu Kyi portrait

Yahoo! News – 2017-09-30

The Oxford University college where Aung San Suu Kyi studied said Saturday it had taken down a portrait of the Myanmar leader, a decision that follows widespread criticism of her over the Rohingya...

'The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson' a poignant portrait of a transgender activist

Los Angeles Times – 2017-10-06

In July 1992, transgender firebrand and Stonewall riots icon Marsha Johnson – a beaming, generous and inspiring fixture in New York’s Village scene -- was found dead in the Hudson River. Ever...

Portrait of Las Vegas gunman: A narcissist on a losing streak

Yahoo! News – 2017-11-03

October’s mass shooting in Las Vegas raised questions because Stephen Paddock appeared to have no motivation. It now appears that recent financial losses may have played a part, but much remains a...

LB Scrambling to Meet 'Obama: An Intimate Portrait' Demand

Publishers Weekly – 2017-12-11

The $35 hardcover features hundreds of photographs of President Obama plus a foreword by the former president, and Amazon and BN.com report that the book is out-of-stock.

Where's Barron? First son's absence from official White House Christmas portrait raises questions

Yahoo! News – 2017-12-15

The White House released the Trump family's first official Christmas portrait on Thursday -- capturing the president and first lady holding hands and smiling as they posed nestled between flags...

Bannon apologizes over damning portrait in book as White House presses defense of Trump

Los Angeles Times – 2018-01-07

With President Trump cheering from the sidelines, the White House on Sunday pressed its defense of the president’s fitness to govern, as fired former aide Stephen K. Bannon reversed course and...

'Ironbound' at the Geffen Playhouse: An immigrant's portrait, painted with piercing realism

Los Angeles Times – 2018-02-10

Darja, an immigrant from Poland who calls the industrial wastelands of New Jersey home, can regularly be found waiting for a bus near the factory where, until it was shut down, she was employed....

A rare chance to see this Rembrandt self-portrait, up close and personal

Los Angeles Times – 2018-02-10

Rembrandt's "Self Portrait at the Age of 34" is on loan to the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena from the National Gallery of London. Curator Gloria Williams Sander plays tour guide for a journey...

Obama's official portrait unveiled

Yahoo! News – 2018-02-12

On Monday, February 12, the official portraits for former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama were unveiled at at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.

28 Tweets That Create A Hilariously Honest Portrait Of Married Life

Yahoo! News – 2018-02-13

Love can also be a huge pain in the butt ― just ask anyone who’s been married longer than six minutes and they’ll tell you so.

Fictional portrait of novelist Jean Rhys to Vintage

The Bookseller – 2018-02-22

Vintage has acquired a "beautiful, heart-breaking" novel about the life of Jean Rhys by Booker-shortlisted novelist Caryl Phillips.

For Sacramento, 'Lady Bird' offers a vivid portrait of a city that revels in its 'modest pleasures'

Los Angeles Times – 2018-03-02

“You clearly love Sacramento,” says the Catholic nun and high school principal as she looks over the college essay written by one of her students. The teenager, who clearly thinks the city is...

Little Girl Awestruck By Michelle Obama's Portrait Goes Viral For The Best Reasons

Yahoo! News – 2018-03-03

Like this photograph of a 2-year-old girl called Parker gazing awestruck at artist Amy Sherald’s portrait of former first lady Michelle Obama. Ben Hines, 37, from North Carolina, captured the...

Geoffrey Rush dazzles as an artist wrestling with self-doubt in Stanley Tucci's 'Final Portrait'

Los Angeles Times – 2018-03-23

"Final Portrait" is faithful to its title and a lot more. Ably written and directed by Stanley Tucci, it examines in detail the drama behind the last painting made by artist Alberto Giacometti, but...

Jim Carrey Appears To Shred Jared Kushner In Biting New Portrait

Yahoo! News – 2018-03-23

Jim Carrey has returned to Twitter with yet another politically-charged

Indie Focus: Problems and creativity in 'Isle of Dogs,' 'Unsane' and 'Final Portrait'

Los Angeles Times – 2018-03-25

Hello! I'm Mark Olsen. Welcome to another edition of your regular field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. As a counter-argument for anyone who feels these early months of the year can be a bit...

Jim Carrey submits his highly accurate Trump portrait to the Smithsonian

Yahoo! News – 2018-03-30

Jim Carrey, actor, comedian and Renaissance painter, just submitted his first masterpiece. Or, uh, so the people of the internet think. On Thursday, Jim Carrey submitted his "official...

Cassell wins Ed Sheeran portrait

The Bookseller – 2018-04-12

Cassell Illustrated has signed “an intimate portrait of Ed Sheeran” by music photographer Christie Goodwin, with a foreword and captions by the singer’s father, John.

Photo of Barbara Bush, with beloved dog Millie, on display in National Portrait Gallery tribute

Los Angeles Times – 2018-04-19

Travelers can remember Barbara Bush with a visit to the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington, where an informal portrait of the former first lady went on display Wednesday. The photo,...

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