Written by: Laura Arenas

Beautiful exteriors, illustrated, funny and spectacular on the inside; books give us a wisdom shot with wich to discover something useful. Horse reccomends these three stories to give and be given.

ANDY WARHOL POLAROIDS 1958-1962 (Taschen)

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Andy’s visual diary

Long before Instagram sneaked into our lives, there was Andy Warhol. The tireless chronicler of both his professional and personal life, he gathered a huge collection of instant pictures from the late 1950s until his death in 1987. In an improvised manner, Warhol’s Polaroid pictures, documented a unique age where spontaneity, scenery, representation and the connectin between photography and fame are reflected.

Now Taschen editorial publishes a complete collection of pictures that range from portraits of celebrities such as Mick Jagger, Alfred Hitchock, Jack Nickolson, Dennis Hopper, Yves Saint Laurent, Pele and Debbie Harry; to landscapes and still lives. This book becomes an unmissable visual document of life and the world through the visionary eye of the great pop artist of the 70s.

PVP 74,99€

THE BEST PLACE TO BE TODAY (Planeta)

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365 things to do and the perfect day to do them 

An interesting book with which you are able to discover 356 amazing places for each day of the year, chronologically.

Planeta editorial publishes this travel diary with which you can enjoy festivals, sports events, natural phenomena and cultural happenings around the world. A thrilling way of getting inspired when programming a trip, a birthday or an anniversary, thanks to its careful selection of places in the world and the variety of fields of interest it features. There isn’t an excuse anymore for 2016 plans not to become a complete success.

PVP 21.90 €

BOTTEGA VENETA ART OF COLLABORATION (Editorial Rizzoli)

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Creative art through Bottega Veneta’s eyes.

From 2002, Bottega Veneta’s creative director, Tomas Maier, released an interesting project in which season after season he collaborates with a prestigious photographer or artist on the italian maison‘s campaign. But it hasn’t been until 2015 that  this great idea has been shaped, in collaboration with the publisher Rizzoli, in a book: Bottega Veneta: Art of Collaboration, where more than 1000 pictures are registered, thanks to the extense creative collaborations Veneta has done over the years.

So much more than a simple book, this document compilation illustrates the contributions of photography geniuses such as Lord Snowdon, Annie Leibovitz, Peter Lindbergh, Steven Meisel and Philip-Lorca Dicorcia, to name a few. Divided in seasons from 2002 to 2016, these photography masters transfer their creativity through astonishing pictures that project the brand’s elegance and refinery. An unmissable volume for fashion, art and photography lovers.

PVP 135€