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Piero Fornasetti: One Hundred Years of Practical Madness - Cento anni di follia pratica

An Italian Maverick: Piero Fornasetti

“I do not believe in eras or times. I do not. I refuse to establish the value of things based on time.” Piero Fornasetti made over 13,000 objects and designs – some just crazy, other simply pioneering –  during his lifetime. > MORE Piero Fornasetti: One Hundred Years of Practical Madness – Cento anni di […]

Absolute Perfection by Peter Land

Absolute Failure – Absolute Perfection by Peter Land

What is it to be a man? A mid-career look at Danish artist Peter Land, whose work often centers around the male figure and his failing ability to cope with the chores of everyday life. Absurd, somewhat dark and humouristic.  > MORE . Absolute Perfection by Peter Land Editors:    Claudia Emmert, Oliver Zybok Designed by:   […]

Paintings / Málverk by Eggert Pétursson

Hypnotic: Paintings / Málverk by Eggert Pétursson

Bursting with richness and depth. The oil paintings of Icelandic artist Eggert Pétursson took many by storm when shown at Market art fair last weekend. The book is a stunner as well.   > MORE . Paintings / Málverk by Eggert Pétursson Designed by:    Snæfríð Þorsteins, Hildigunnur Gunnarsdóttir Text by:    Þorlakur Einaresson, Kristjan B Jonasson Publisher:   […]

With Tears in My Eyes by Thomas Schütte

With Tears in My Eyes by Thomas Schütte

Anders Wester has again managed to design an art book the way an art book should look and feel like. This time, it is a catalogue for Jarla Partilager’s Thomas Schütte collection.   > MORE . With Tears in My Eyes by Thomas Schütte Designed by:    Anders Wester Photographs by:    Mathias Johansson Publisher:    Jarla Partilager Publishing […]

Asterisms by Gabriel Orozco

Gabriel Orozco

The tension between nature and culture; ”Asterism” contains thousands of pieces of debris from a soccer stadium and Mexican shoreline.   > MORE . Asterisms by Gabriel Orozco Text by:    Nancy Spector Publisher:    Guggenheim Museum Publishing year:    2012 Language:    English Pages:    120 Illustrations:    502 Exhibition:    Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin 2012 Additional Information: more information about Gabriel Orozco […]

Romeu, 'my deer' by Berlinde de Bruyckere

Fleshy Notations – Berlinde de Bruyckere

A dancer, a deer, wax, epoxy, iron and a fairy tale: these are some of the components in Berlinde de Bruyckere’s new artists’ book.  > MORE . Romeu, ‘my deer’ by Berlinde de Bruyckere Designed by:    Casier/Fieuws, Berlinde de Bruyckere Photographs by:    Mirjam Devriendt Text by:    Caroline Lamarche Publisher:    Skira Publishing year:    2012 Language:    English […]

Beuys Book by Joseph Beuys

Beuys Book

A biography in pictures: Printer Gerhard Steidl and Klaus Staeck have documented much of Joseph Beuys’ life from the early 70’s until his death.   > MORE Beuys Book by Joseph Beuys Designed by:    Klaus Staeck, Gerhard Steidl Text by:    Erhard Kluge Publisher:    Steidl Verlag Publishing year:    2012 Language:    English Pages:    736 Illustrations:    455 photos