ARTBOOK LOGO

ARTBOOK BLOG

WHAT'S NEW?
EVENTS
BOOKS IN THE MEDIA
AT FIRST SIGHT
FEATURED IMAGES
EX LIBRIS
ARTBOOK INTERVIEWS
EXCERPTS & ESSAYS
FROM THE SHELVES

RECENT POSTS

DATE 1/1/2015

Material Forms in Nature: Object:Photo

DATE 12/31/2014

A Cause for Celebration: Object:Photo

DATE 12/30/2014

Object:Photo

DATE 12/24/2014

Matthew Brandt: Lakes and Reservoirs

DATE 12/21/2014

ALBUM

DATE 12/16/2014

Ed Templeton: Wayward Cognitions

DATE 12/15/2014

The Heart Is Not a Metaphor: Robert Gober and Ann Temkin at the NYPL

DATE 12/15/2014

Ken Schles Book Signing at Dashwood

DATE 12/14/2014

Robin Schwartz: Amelia and the Animals

DATE 12/12/2014

Gauguin: Metamorphoses

DATE 12/12/2014

Vanessa Winship

DATE 12/12/2014

ARTBOOK @ agnès b. Presents Jason Fulford & Tamara Shopsin Launching 'This Equals That'

DATE 12/10/2014

Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao: New York

DATE 12/10/2014

Yayoi Kusama: I Who Have Arrived in Heaven

DATE 12/9/2014

Join ARTBOOK @ SI to Celebrate 'David Weiss: Works' and 30 Years of 'Parkett!'

DATE 12/5/2014

Sounds of Two Eyes Opening: Southern Cali Punk/Surf/Skate Culture 69-82, Photographs by Spot

DATE 12/4/2014

The Haas Brothers

DATE 12/3/2014

Marlene Dumas: The Image as Burden

DATE 12/3/2014

Join ARTBOOK @ Art Basel Miami Beach 2014

DATE 12/2/2014

ARTBOOK @ Design Miami Talks & Book Signings

DATE 12/1/2014

Alvar Aalto: Second Nature

DATE 12/1/2014

Join ARTBOOK and Wes Del Val @ Design Miami 2014!

DATE 11/28/2014

John McCracken: Works from 1963-2011

DATE 11/26/2014

Kathy Ryan: Office Romance

DATE 11/26/2014

Jessica Todd Harper: The Home Stage

DATE 11/25/2014

Kathy Ryan: Office Romance, Photographs from Inside The New York Times Building

DATE 11/24/2014

Announcing the ARTBOOK Bookstore at agnès b. Galerie Boutique

DATE 11/23/2014

Blow-Up: Antonioni's Classic Film and Photography

DATE 11/23/2014

Nicole Eisenman: Dear Nemesis

DATE 11/21/2014

Nicholas Nixon: The Brown Sisters. Forty Years.

DATE 11/20/2014

Disco: An Encyclopedic Guide to the Cover Art of Disco Records

DATE 11/19/2014

Doug Rickard: N.A.

DATE 11/17/2014

Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires & Riots Launches at MOCA LA!

DATE 11/16/2014

Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires & Riots: California and Graphic Design

DATE 11/16/2014

Zanele Muholi: Faces and Phases 2006-2014

DATE 11/14/2014

Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires & Riots: California and Graphic Design, 1936-1986

DATE 11/12/2014

Join ARTBOOK & Semiotext(e) for 'The Return of Schizo-Culture' at MoMA PS1

DATE 11/12/2014

Sterling Ruby: Softwork

DATE 11/10/2014

LaToya Ruby Frazier: The Notion of Family

DATE 11/8/2014

Happy Birthday Robert Frank

DATE 11/8/2014

Stephen Shore: Survey

DATE 11/8/2014

Hans Ulrich Obrist Book Launch at ARTBOOK @ Swiss Institute (SI)

DATE 11/7/2014

Robert Frank: The Americans

DATE 11/6/2014

NY Times: ‘Soviet Space Dogs’ Tells the Story of Canine Cosmonauts

DATE 11/5/2014

The Open Road: Bernard Plossu

DATE 11/5/2014

The Haas Brothers

DATE 11/4/2014

The Open Road: Stephen Shore

DATE 11/4/2014

The Haas Brothers

DATE 11/2/2014

The Open Road: Justine Kurland

DATE 11/1/2014

The Open Road: Photography and the American Roadtrip

DATE 10/30/2014

Goya: The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters


EVENTS

JANE BROWN | DATE 11/20/2011

PACIFIC STANDARD LIGHT: Lawrence Weschler Revisits the Uncanny Light of L.A. with Photographers Mike Light and Mike Slack


Please join Book Soup and ARTBOOK | Paper Chase on Tuesday, November 29, from 7-9pm at the ARTBOOK | Paper Chase showroom--7174 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood--for a spirited discussion about Southern California’s blasting and wondrous light with esteemed author and critic Lawrence Weschler and critically acclaimed photographers and bookmakers Mike Light and Mike Slack. Weschler will discuss his new book, Uncanny Valley: Adventures in the Narrative, in relation to Light and Slack’s Los Angeles imagery. Light will present aerial photographs of the city--in bright daylight and electrified darkness--from his new book, LA Day/LA Night. Slack will show his classic Polaroids of the west, along with a preview of some new digital work.

A reception and book signing with all of the panelists and reception will follow. Weschler will sign copies of Uncanny Valley: Adventures in the Narrative; Vermeer in Bosnia; Seeing is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees and True to Life. Mike Light will sign copies of LA Day/LA Night; Bingham Mine/Garfield Stack; 100 Suns and Full Moon. Mike Slack will sign copies of : OK, OK, OK; Scorpio; and Pyramids.

The event is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are required and will be accepted until venue capacity is reached at rsvp@dapinc.com.
LAWRENCE WESCHLER was a staff writer for The New Yorker from 1981 to 2002 and is a contributing editor of McSweeney’s and Threepenny Review.  He is the author, The Passion of Poland; Seeing is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees: A Life of Contemporary Artist Robert Irwin; David Hockney’s Cameraworks; Mr. Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder; A Wanderer in the Perfect City: Selected Passion Pieces; Boggs: A Comedy of Values; Robert Irwin: Getty Garden; Vermeer in Bosnia; Everything that Rises: A Book of Convergences.   Mr. Wilson was shortlisted for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award; and Everything that Rises received the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism. Weschler’s newest book, Uncanny Valley: Adventures in the Narrative, released last month.
A two-time winner of the George Polk Award and a recipient of the Lannan Literary Award, Lawrence Weschler has taught, variously, at Princeton, Columbia, UCSC, Bard, Vassar, Sarah Lawrence, and NYU, where he is now distinguished writer in residence at the Carter Journalism Institute, and director of the New York Institute for the Humanities. PACIFIC STANDARD LIGHT: Lawrence Weschler Revisits the Uncanny Light of L.A. with Photographers Mike Light and Mike Slack
LAWRENCE WESCHLER was a staff writer for The New Yorker from 1981 to 2002 and is a contributing editor of McSweeney’s and Threepenny Review. He is the author, The Passion of Poland; Seeing is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees: A Life of Contemporary Artist Robert Irwin; David Hockney’s Cameraworks; Mr. Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder; A Wanderer in the Perfect City: Selected Passion Pieces; Boggs: A Comedy of Values; Robert Irwin: Getty Garden; Vermeer in Bosnia; Everything that Rises: A Book of Convergences. Mr. Wilson was shortlisted for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award; and Everything that Rises received the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism. Weschler’s newest book, Uncanny Valley: Adventures in the Narrative, released last month.
A two-time winner of the George Polk Award and a recipient of the Lannan Literary Award, Lawrence Weschler has taught, variously, at Princeton, Columbia, UCSC, Bard, Vassar, Sarah Lawrence, and NYU, where he is now distinguished writer in residence at the Carter Journalism Institute, and director of the New York Institute for the Humanities.

PACIFIC STANDARD LIGHT: Lawrence Weschler Revisits the Uncanny Light of L.A. with Photographers Mike Light and Mike Slack
MIKE LIGHT is a Bay Area photographer focused on the environment and how American culture relates to it. He has exhibited worldwide, and his work has been collected by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Getty Research Library, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, among others.
A private pilot, Light is currently working on an extended aerial photographic survey of the Western states, which won a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2007. Radius Books published the first of a planned multi-volume series of this work, Bingham Mine/Garfield Stack, in the fall of 2009. The second, LA Day/LA Night, was released in April, 2011.
Light is also known for his work in public archives. Full Moon used lunar geological survey imagery made by the Apollo astronauts, and 100 Suns explored military photographs of U.S. atmospheric nuclear detonations.

PACIFIC STANDARD LIGHT: Lawrence Weschler Revisits the Uncanny Light of L.A. with Photographers Mike Light and Mike Slack
MIKE SLACK lives and works in Los Angeles. He is the co-founder of The Ice Plant (http://theiceplant.cc) and the author of three photo books: OK OK OK; Scorpio and Pyramids.


ARTBOOK | Paper Chase is located at 7174 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood.

PACIFIC STANDARD LIGHT: Lawrence Weschler Revisits the Uncanny Light of L.A. with Photographers Mike Light and Mike Slack
PACIFIC STANDARD LIGHT: Lawrence Weschler Revisits the Uncanny Light of L.A. with Photographers Mike Light and Mike Slack
PACIFIC STANDARD LIGHT: Lawrence Weschler Revisits the Uncanny Light of L.A. with Photographers Mike Light and Mike Slack
PACIFIC STANDARD LIGHT: Lawrence Weschler Revisits the Uncanny Light of L.A. with Photographers Mike Light and Mike Slack
PACIFIC STANDARD LIGHT: Lawrence Weschler Revisits the Uncanny Light of L.A. with Photographers Mike Light and Mike Slack

DATE 9/26/2014

ARTBOOK @ NYABF

ARTBOOK @ NYABF


ARTBOOK LOGO
 
 

the artworld's favorite source for books on art and culture

  

CUSTOMER SERVICE
orders@artbook.com
212 627 1999
M-F 9-5 EST

TRADE ACCOUNTS

800 338 2665

CONTACT

JOBS + INTERNSHIPS

NEW YORK
Showroom by Appointment Only
155 Sixth Avenue
New York NY 10013
Tel   212 627 1999

LOS ANGELES
Showroom by Appointment Only
818 S. Broadway, Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Tel. 323 969 8985

ARTBOOK LLC
D.A.P. | Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.


All site content Copyright C 2000-2013 by Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. and the respective publishers, authors, artists. For reproduction permissions, contact the copyright holders.

ARTBOOK AMPERSAT

The D.A.P. Catalog
www.artbook.com