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This holiday season, there are many books to suit the art and fashion lovers on your gift list. From modern painters to contemporary fashion designers, there’s a tome to entertain everyone.

"″Warhol

"Warhol on Basquiat. The Iconic Relationship Told in Andy Warhol’s Words and Pictures"

Taschen

Warhol on Basquiat: The Iconic Relationship Told in Andy Warhol’s Words and Pictures (Taschen)&nbsp;

Set against the background of the 1980s, Michael Dayton Hermann’s book explores the friendship between pop artist and art world elder Andy Warhol and young, edgy graffiti-loving artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, two iconic figures whose work is as more iconic than ever and breaking auction records.

"″Pablo

"Pablo Picasso: The Impossible Collection"

Assouline

Pablo&nbsp;Picasso: The Impossible Collection (Assouline)

Written by Pablo Picasso’s granddaughter art historian Diana Widmaier Picasso, this monograph focuses on the French’s artist’s prolific career and artistic process as one of the most important artists of the twentieth century. From the Cubist work he is perhaps best known for to the lesser-known prints, paintings and sculptures, the book showcases 100 definitive pieces.

"″Dior:

"Dior: Moments of Joy"

Flammarion

Dior: Moments of Joy (Flammarion)

The House of Dior’s signature Dior Parfums ad campaigns, photographed since 1947 by some of the world’s best talents (Richard Avedon, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Guy Bourdin and Jean-Paul Goude) are captured here in a book featuring 220 of the best images along with text by Muriel Teodori.

"″Roy

"Roy Lichtenstein: The Impossible Collection"

Assouline

Roy Lichtenstein The Impossible Collection (Assouline)

Art historian Avis Berman has written about and selected some of Roy Lichtenstein’s most iconic pop-art paintings for this monograph which spans the contemporary artist’s celebrated career.

"″Ralph

"Ralph Lauren: In His Own Fashion"

Abrams

Ralph Lauren: In His Own Fashion (Abrams)&nbsp;

On the heels of the new HBO documentary Very Ralph, Alan Flusser’s book focuses on the iconic designer and his over-50 year career in the fashion business defining American design.

"″Prabal

"Prabal Gurung"

Abrams

Prabal Gurung (Abrams)

From dressing First Lady Michelle Obama to Sarah Jessica Parker and The Duchess of Cambridge, the Nepalese fashion designer has made great impact since founding his eponymous label in 2009. This tome charts the designer’s early life growing up in Singapore and Nepal and presents his sketches and mood boards along with photography of his designs on and off the New York runways.

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This holiday season, there are many books to suit the art and fashion lovers on your gift list. From modern painters to contemporary fashion designers, there’s a tome to entertain everyone.

Warhol on Basquiat: The Iconic Relationship Told in Andy Warhol’s Words and Pictures (Taschen) 

Set against the background of the 1980s, Michael Dayton Hermann’s book explores the friendship between pop artist and art world elder Andy Warhol and young, edgy graffiti-loving artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, two iconic figures whose work is as more iconic than ever and breaking auction records.

Pablo Picasso: The Impossible Collection (Assouline)

Written by Pablo Picasso’s granddaughter art historian Diana Widmaier Picasso, this monograph focuses on the French’s artist’s prolific career and artistic process as one of the most important artists of the twentieth century. From the Cubist work he is perhaps best known for to the lesser-known prints, paintings and sculptures, the book showcases 100 definitive pieces.

Dior: Moments of Joy (Flammarion)

The House of Dior’s signature Dior Parfums ad campaigns, photographed since 1947 by some of the world’s best talents (Richard Avedon, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Guy Bourdin and Jean-Paul Goude) are captured here in a book featuring 220 of the best images along with text by Muriel Teodori.

Roy Lichtenstein The Impossible Collection (Assouline)

Art historian Avis Berman has written about and selected some of Roy Lichtenstein’s most iconic pop-art paintings for this monograph which spans the contemporary artist’s celebrated career.

Ralph Lauren: In His Own Fashion (Abrams) 

On the heels of the new HBO documentary Very Ralph, Alan Flusser’s book focuses on the iconic designer and his over-50 year career in the fashion business defining American design.

Prabal Gurung (Abrams)

From dressing First Lady Michelle Obama to Sarah Jessica Parker and The Duchess of Cambridge, the Nepalese fashion designer has made great impact since founding his eponymous label in 2009. This tome charts the designer’s early life growing up in Singapore and Nepal and presents his sketches and mood boards along with photography of his designs on and off the New York runways.

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