ARTBOOK LOGO

ARTBOOK BLOG

RECENT POSTS

DATE 2/14/2018

Sweets for the Sweet: Valentine's Reading, 2018

DATE 2/1/2018

Recommended reading for Black History Month, 2018

DATE 1/19/2018

We salute the participants in this weekend's upcoming Women's Marches with 'More Women in Trees'

DATE 1/17/2018

An acute and unceasingly inquiring creative mind in 'Anni Albers: Notebook 1970–1980'

DATE 1/16/2018

NEW RELEASE! Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon

DATE 1/15/2018

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with 'Jill Freedman: Resurrection City, 1968'

DATE 1/14/2018

Jill Freedman, on photographing the Poor People's Campaign

DATE 1/12/2018

This movement belonged to them. 'Jill Freedman: Resurrection City, 1968'

DATE 1/11/2018

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

DATE 1/11/2018

Irreverent, coded and rich: Eyeball Cards

DATE 1/10/2018

NEW! UFO Drawings from the National Archives

DATE 1/9/2018

Jongwoo Park: DMZ offers a rare glimpse into a world only seen in the circumscribed rituals of international diplomacy and prisoner exchanges

DATE 1/8/2018

Out with the Old, In with the New! A few of our favorite new releases of 2018!

DATE 1/8/2018

Jenny Holzer on Paul Klee in 'The Abstract Dimension'

DATE 1/7/2018

Inscrutable and disorienting: Rineke Dijkstra

DATE 1/6/2018

"Once you’ve stood on the edge of the abyss, it doesn’t matter how you got there." Rineke Dijkstra: The Louisiana Book

DATE 1/6/2018

Brian O’Doherty / Patrick Ireland: Word, Image, and Institutional Critique at Printed Matter

DATE 1/5/2018

NEW! Rineke Dijkstra: The Louisiana Book

DATE 1/4/2018

BACK IN STOCK! 'Exhilarated and Exhausted' by Neal Preston

DATE 1/3/2018

Irresistible 'Arizona Trips' by David Hurn

DATE 1/3/2018

Printed Matter presents The Blind Man Sees the Fountain: Readings from New York Dada

DATE 1/3/2018

MAST Books and Anthology Film Archives present 'Where to Score' Summer of Love Runaways Book Release & Screening

DATE 12/24/2017

Happy Holidays from ARTBOOK | D.A.P.!

DATE 12/23/2017

Love and Discipline: Essential Eames

DATE 12/22/2017

Add wonder to your holiday with Essential Eames

DATE 12/21/2017

Holiday giving, Eames style

DATE 12/20/2017

Celebrate the holidays with the joy of play in Essential Eames

DATE 12/18/2017

Filthier than ever: R. Crumb's 'Bible of Filth'

DATE 12/17/2017

What did X-rated movie posters look like in the 1970s?

DATE 12/16/2017

Sex Still Sells! ‘X-rated: Adult Movie Posters of the 60s and 70s’

DATE 12/15/2017

Now's the time to get your 2018 Toilet Paper monthly calendar!

DATE 12/14/2017

Come to our Holiday 2017 Los Angeles Showroom Sample Sale!

DATE 12/14/2017

Tria Giovan to launch The Cuba Archive at Artbook @ MoMA PS1

DATE 12/14/2017

Arcana presents Views of Japan & The Japanese Photobook

DATE 12/14/2017

Join the Resistance with J. Morrison & HOMOCATS at Artbook @ MoMA PS1

DATE 12/14/2017

Holidays In Soviet Sanitoriums Book Release at Quimby's, Brooklyn

DATE 12/14/2017

The perfect holiday gift for artists, curators and art historians

DATE 12/13/2017

We Celebrate "Feminism," Merriam-Webster's 2017 Word of the Year

DATE 12/13/2017

Could anyone not love "Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums'?

DATE 12/12/2017

Ultraviolet light, crude oil baths and more in 'Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums'

DATE 12/11/2017

The perfect holiday gift book for the one who doubts everything

DATE 12/10/2017

The rarest William Eggleston: Election Eve

DATE 12/9/2017

LSTW launch event at Artbook at MoMA PS1

DATE 12/9/2017

NEW! William Eggleston: Election Eve

DATE 12/7/2017

Arcana presents Mega Photobook Afternoon with Mike Slack, Tim Carpenter and others

DATE 12/7/2017

Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Stocking Stuffers

DATE 12/6/2017

Autophoto: an exquisite holiday gift featuring cars and photography, 1900-now

DATE 12/6/2017

Tim Carpenter and Mike Slack in conversation with Ron Jude at Ampersand

DATE 12/6/2017

BACK IN STOCK! Nan Goldin: The Beautiful Smile

DATE 12/6/2017

LAMM presents 'twinnish' at Artbook @ MoMA PS1

DATE 12/6/2017

Nonchalant flirting with oblivion: Ray Johnson


BOOKS IN THE MEDIA

CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 3/29/2015

Bookforum Reviews Dorothy Iannone: You Who Read Me With Passion Now Must Forever Be My Friends

In the April/May issue, Sarah Nicole Prickett writes, "JUNE 1967. While Valerie Solanas issues a list of grievances called the SCUM Manifesto, Dorothy Iannone makes a grocery list for a boat trip to Iceland, where she will fall in love with fellow artist Dieter Roth, leaving her first (and last) marriage for the muse. A new book of Iannone's works on paper begins with a reprinting of the series "An Icelandic Saga," 1978-86, which tells of the meet-cute as if it were myth and continues nonchronologically through the now octogenarian's oeuvre, collecting the more memorable proofs of her love for what she, like Tibetan Buddhists and Heideggerians, calls the 'ecstatic unity' of prima fascie opposites.

Bookforum Reviews Dorothy Iannone: You Who Read Me With Passion Now Must Forever Be My Friends
ABOVE: A spread from the book, featuring pages from An Icelandic Saga, Part Two, 1983.

A Cookbook, 1969, is literally a cookbook, but it's also an illuminated manuscript in marker brights with diaristic, oddball annotations, while Berlin Beauties, 1978, is practically a cum manifesto. The Solanas who believed that sexual women were mindless would have hated Iannone, a Betty Boop look-alike whose body of work sings Eros. The Solanas who declared her allegiance to 'secure, self-confident, nasty … free-wheeling, arrogant females who consider themselves fit to rule the universe' would have loved Iannone, who fought censorship, taught herself everything, and was ignored by the art world until approximately 2005. 'Well God could be a woman,' she writes in A Cookbook. 'Sorry.' (She isn't sorry.)

Iannone was always a little too silly to be contemporary and too sybaritic to be feminist, yet her gaze stays proudly female, secure enough to be benevolent, even godlike. In Follow Me, 1977, a beautiful man with roses in his hair and a big erection is chained to a cross. The caption, in all caps, reads: 'Centuries of Gazing at Your Fragility Have Augmented My Love for Your Sex.'
Your sex, her self: her subjects. Her best subjects, anyway. Some of the cheesier, mating-themed pieces make it easy to forget that Iannone's unifying ecstasy was born of a radical divorce, for in the summer of 1967, as she writes, 'Dorothy separated her destiny from that of her husband.' Indeed, the artist separated her destiny from all manner of husbands and fathers, from movements and institutions and irreligious isms, and could as well have written simply: 'I am she.'"

Below is a selection of images from Dorothy Iannone: You Who Read Me With Passion Now Must Forever Be My Friends.
Bookforum Reviews Dorothy Iannone: You Who Read Me With Passion Now Must Forever Be My Friends
ABOVE: Two spreads from A Cookbook, 1969.

Bookforum Reviews Dorothy Iannone: You Who Read Me With Passion Now Must Forever Be My Friends
ABOVE: Selections from (Ta)rot Pack.

Bookforum Reviews Dorothy Iannone: You Who Read Me With Passion Now Must Forever Be My Friends
ABOVE: Selections from Danger In Düsseldorf (Or) I Am Not What I Seem, 1973.

Bookforum Reviews Dorothy Iannone: You Who Read Me With Passion Now Must Forever Be My Friends
ABOVE: I Was Thinking The Taxi Humming Outside The Door..., 1978.

Bookforum Reviews Dorothy Iannone: You Who Read Me With Passion Now Must Forever Be My Friends
ABOVE: Mother And Child, 1980.

Bookforum Reviews Dorothy Iannone: You Who Read Me With Passion Now Must Forever Be My Friends
ABOVE: Detail from Trixie, The Connoisseur, 1978.

Bookforum Reviews Dorothy Iannone: You Who Read Me With Passion Now Must Forever Be My Friends

Dorothy Iannone: You Who Read Me With Passion Now Must Forever Be My Friends

Dorothy Iannone: You Who Read Me With Passion Now Must Forever Be My Friends

SIGLIO
Pbk, 7.25 x 9 in. / 320 pgs / 95 color / 210 b&w.

$45.00  free shipping



ARTBOOK LOGO
 
 

the art world's source for books on art & 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
75 Broad Street, Suite 630
New York NY 10004
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 2000-2017 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