Contributors

U-Dox

4 Books in Our Catalog

U-Dox is an international design, branding, and media agency whose clients include Adidas, Reebok, and Nissan. They are creators of the sneaker collectors’ website Crooked Tongues, and the books Sneakers: The Collectors’ Guide and Sneakers: The Complete Limited Editions Guide.

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Andreas Uebele

Dusseldorf University of Applied Sciences

1 Book in Our Catalog

Andreas Uebele manages his own visual communications agency in Stuttgart and lectures in communications design at Du¨sseldorf University of Applied Sciences, Germany.

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Lada Umstätter

1 Book in Our Catalog

Lada Umstätter is chief curator of the Musée des Beaux-Arts in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.

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Unorthodox Styles

1 Book in Our Catalog

Unorthodox Styles is a London-based creative consultancy, specializing in graphic design, Web design, and photography. It is the producer of Crookedtongues.com, the leading online sneaker resource.

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Leslie Ureña

1 Book in Our Catalog

Leslie Ureña is curatorial research associate in the department of photographs at the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC.

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V&A

3 Books in Our Catalog

The Victoria and Albert Museum is a museum of the decorative arts founded in 1852 to support and encourage excellence in art and design. The V&A is located in London, England.

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V&A

3 Books in Our Catalog

The Victoria and Albert Museum is a museum of the decorative arts founded in 1852 to support and encourage excellence in art and design. The V&A is located in London, England.

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Brenda Vale

3 Books in Our Catalog

Brenda Vale is a professor of architecture at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand. Her previous books include The New Autonomous House.

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Robert Vale

3 Books in Our Catalog

Robert Vale is a professor architecture at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand. His previous books include The New Autonomous House.

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Marie France van Damme

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Marie France Van Damme’s collection of resort wear is available at Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, and others. She lives in Hong Kong.

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Alex Van Gelder

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Alex Van Gelder lives and works in Paris. He has published many books including Life & Afterlife in Benin. He exhibited a portfolio of photographs of Louise Bourgeois’s hands in 2011. A catalogue entitled Alex Van Gelder—Louise Bourgeois ARMED FORCES accompanied the exhibition.

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Mark Van Stone

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Mark Van Stone trained as a type designer, stone carver, and art historian, and is the leading interpreter of Maya calligraphic art.

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Therese Vandling

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Therese Vandling is an illustrator, printmaker, and graphic designer. Along with Luke Frost she is a member of of the experimental illustration and screen-printing studio, Heretic.

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Sandro Vannini

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Sandro Vannini is an acclaimed Italian photographer who has worked closely with Zahi Hawass over the years.

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Peter Vansittart

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Peter Vansittart, the distinguished novelist and historian, has written a short introduction covering the river’s history. He lives in England.

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William Vaughan

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William Vaughan is Professor of the History of Art at Birkbeck College, London. After studying at the Ruskin School of Art in Oxford and the Courtauld Institute, London, he became an Assistant Keeper at the Tate Gallery, London. In 1972 he was appointed as lecturer at University College, London, until he took up the professorship at Birkbeck. He is the author of numerous articles and books on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century painting, including Romanticism and Art (2nd edition, 1994). In 1998 he was chosen to deliver the Paul Mellon Lectures at the National Gallery, London, on the subject of British Painting. Professor Vaughan is married with two children.

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Georgia Vaux

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Georgia Vaux is a graphic designer, book designer, and art director.

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Alejandro Vergara

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Alejandro Vergara is chief curator of Flemish and Northern European paintings at the Museo del Prado, Madrid.

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Victoria & Albert Museum

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The Victoria and Albert Museum is a museum of the decorative arts founded in 1852 to support and encourage excellence in art and design. The V&A is located in London, England.

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Jacqui Vidal

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Jacqui Vidal is the founder of the limited edition print gallery Signed & Numbered and cofounder of botanical wares studio, Ivy Muse.

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Paul Virilio

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Paul Virilio trained as an artist in stained glass, working with Braque and Matisse, as well as studying philosophy at the Sorbonne. In 1975 he was made director of the Ecole spéciale d’architecture in Paris. He retired from teaching in 1998 and now works with private organizations on projects to house the homeless in Paris. He has written many books, including War and Cinema, Open Sky, and Ground Zero.

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