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 9/1/2014

Mathemysticism in John Severson's SURF

DATE 8/29/2014

John Severson's SURF

DATE 8/27/2014

Jaromír Funke: Between Construction and Emotion

DATE 8/26/2014

'What Nerve' Previewed in ARTnews

DATE 8/25/2014

Jo Ann Callis: Other Rooms

DATE 8/25/2014

Susan S. Szenasy and John Hockenberry to Speak at the AIA Center for Architecture

DATE 8/23/2014

Laura Lima

DATE 8/21/2014

Ed Atkins

DATE 8/19/2014

Building as Ornament

DATE 8/17/2014

Elad Lassry

DATE 8/15/2014

Eugene Richards: Red Ball of a Sun Slipping Down

DATE 8/13/2014

Not Nothing: Selected Writings by Ray Johnson 1954-1994 in The New York Times

DATE 8/11/2014

Ron Galella: New York

DATE 8/11/2014

Wellfleet Public Library to host Cape Cod Modern Panel, Lecture and Book Signing

DATE 8/10/2014

Pierre Charpin

DATE 8/8/2014

Pierre Charpin

DATE 8/6/2014

Sune Jonsson: Life and Work

DATE 8/4/2014

Ken Price: The Large Sculptures

DATE 8/3/2014

The Slovak New Wave

DATE 8/1/2014

The Human Factor

DATE 7/29/2014

Mika Rottenberg: The Production of Luck

DATE 7/27/2014

Anne Collier

DATE 7/25/2014

Jasper Johns: Regrets

DATE 7/24/2014

Cape Cod Modern Book Launch in Provincetown

DATE 7/23/2014

Phyllida Barlow: Fifty Years of Drawings

DATE 7/21/2014

Toulouse-Lautrec in the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art

DATE 7/21/2014

Visit the 5th Annual David Zwirner Pop-Up Bookstore

DATE 7/19/2014

Konstantin Grcic: Panorama

DATE 7/17/2014

How to Make a Japanese House

DATE 7/15/2014

NYC Makers: The 2014 MAD Biennial

DATE 7/13/2014

Sze Tsung Leong: Horizons

DATE 7/11/2014

Ray Johnson: The Paper Snake

DATE 7/10/2014

Not Nothing: Selected Writings by Ray Johnson 1954-1994

DATE 7/8/2014

Not Nothing: Selected Writings by Ray Johnson 1954-1994

DATE 7/6/2014

Ruffneck Constructivists

DATE 7/5/2014

Rinko Kawauchi: Illuminance

DATE 7/3/2014

Rinko Kawauchi: Illuminance

DATE 7/1/2014

'Sight Unseen' Recommends ARTBOOK @ Warm Up Weekend Shop

DATE 7/1/2014

Summer Bauhaus: Cape Cod Modern

DATE 6/30/2014

Bestseller Cape Cod Modern Featured in 'Conde Nast Traveler' and 'Elle Decor'

DATE 6/29/2014

California Surfing and Climbing in the Fifties

DATE 6/27/2014

Ian Whittlesea: Becoming Invisible

DATE 6/25/2014

Larry Fink on Composition and Improvisation

DATE 6/25/2014

Visit the ARTBOOK @ Warm Up Weekend Shop!

DATE 6/24/2014

Art & Cultural Heritage Conservation in Haiti: Considerations for Its Formal Development

DATE 6/23/2014

Joan Didion and Julian Wasser Interviewed in 'Vogue'

DATE 6/22/2014

Richard Billingham: Ray's a Laugh

DATE 6/19/2014

Raymond Pettibon & Kim Gordon Book Signing at The Strand

DATE 6/17/2014

Tal R: The Virgin

DATE 6/15/2014

The Graphic World of Paul Peter Piech

DATE 6/14/2014

Cape Cod Modern Book Event at Knoll, Boston


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



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