[Screengrabs from Magnolia Pictures I Am Love starring Tilda Swinton.]
This gift suggestion was originally going to be included at the end of my next post but I decided to go ahead and hastily share it now -- thought it might inspire some weekend holiday shopping.
In I Am Love, Tilda Swinton's character, Emma, ducks into a Sanremo bookshop and, to appear inconspicuous, quickly begins flipping through a random exhibition catalogue. Except the book isn't really random. As far as I can tell, it's Atelier Simultane di Sonia Delaunay, 1923-1934, an Italian publication but a nod to Emma's Russian heritage (Delaunay was born in Russia too).
[A newer edition of the catalogue has been spotted at Worldwide Books .]
I'm guessing Emma's book is an older 1980s edition but this 2006 book is more widely available and would be fun to pair with the I Am Love DVD.
[National Design Library, Arthur Ross Reading Room. Image courtesy of Cooper-Hewitt.]
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