ARTIST MONOGRAPHS

Matthew Brannon

Museum Exhibition Catalogues, Monographs, Artist's Projects, Curatorial Writings and Essays


MONOGRAPHS & CATALOGS

Matthew Brannon: To Say the Very Least
ART GALLERY OF YORK UNIVERSITY

Paperback, 8.5 x 12 in. / 184 pgs / 80 color / 10 bw. | 7/1/2008 | In stock
ISBN 9780921972501 | $60.00



Matthew Brannon: To Say the Very LeastMatthew Brannon: To Say the Very Least

Published by Art Gallery of York University.
Text by Philip Monk.

To Say the Very Least is the first comprehensive publication on the print and installation work of the rising New York artist Matthew Brannon. Everything takes place on the surface, or just under it, in Brannon's work, just as everything is public or takes place in public there. The prints exploit their generic relation to advertising and posters, but the benign appearance of the illustrations, reminiscent of 1950s cookbooks and cocktail manuals, is undercut by the fine print of embossed texts, which teeter towards inappropriate confessions and unpardonable acts. These texts, with their hint of literary genres tinged by noir, are little melodramatic scenarios of success and failure, careerism and alcoholism, substance abuse and sexual misadventure. Each set of prints stages Brannon's principal question, "Why are people their own worst enemies?"

PUBLISHER
ART GALLERY OF YORK UNIVERSITY

BOOK FORMAT
Paperback, 8.5 x 12 in. / 184 pgs / 80 color / 10 bw.

PUBLISHING STATUS
PUB DATE 7/1/2008
Active

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. EXCLUSIVE
CATALOG: FALL 2008 p. 131   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9780921972501 TRADE
LIST PRICE: $60.00 CDN $60.00

AVAILABILITY
In stock

in stock  $60.00


free shipping

UPS GROUND IN THE CONTINENTAL U.S. FOR CONSUMER ONLINE ORDERS




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 Broadway
Los Angeles CA 90812
Tel   213 888 7957

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