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Beautiful but a little contrived

Advantages: Some great photos
Disadvantages: Some tenuous links

Herbert the Hipster Herbert Ypma is a design guru and probably best known as the man behind the popular 'Hip Hotel' guides. If Herbert says it's hip, the world listens to this arbiter of fashion. Herbert was born in the Netherlands which is pretty ir ...

koshkha 30.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of India Modern - Herbert J. M. Ypma

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A Competent and Interesting Biography

Advantages: Excellent presentation, Engaging narrative, Neither too exclusive and academic nor too basic.
Disadvantages: A little fawning in places, I could have done with a *little* controversy in places.

Andy Warhol, unfortunately, inspires a lot of blowhards and pseudo-intellectuals to waffle at great length, where the man himself preferred an enigmatic (and far more appropriate) silence. This book is not written by one of those people, but by someone w ...

Ouroborussian 04.09.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Andy Warhol Treasures - Geralyn Huxley

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