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Esopus Books

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Paperback, 9.5 x 12 in. / 354 pgs / 235 color.

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Catalog: FALL 2019 p. 100   

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ISBN 9780989911771 SDNR40
List Price: $60.00 CDN $85.00 GBP £75.00

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BROWSE THE 2020 FALL CATALOG

Preview our FALL 2020 catalog, featuring 500 new books on art, photography, design, architecture, film, music and visual culture.

  

ESOPUS BOOKS

Modern Artifacts

Edited with text by Tod Lippy. Text by Michelle Elligott. Contributions by Mary Ellen Carroll, Rhea Karam, Mary Lum, Clifford Owens, Michael Rakowitz, Paul Ramirez Jonas.

Featured image is reproduced from 'Modern Artifacts.'

Modern Artifacts includes all 18 installments of the series, copresented with Esopus and the Museum of Modern Art Archives, that originally appeared in Esopus, the award-winning nonprofit arts annual that suspended publication in 2018.

Each of these installments focuses on a particular part of the MoMA Archives—subjects include the museum’s first guest book, its “Art Lending Service” program, activities in the museum’s garden, materials from the archives of contemporary artists such as James Lee Byars, Scott Burton and Grace Hartigan, and correspondence, photographs and other ephemera related to exhibitions such as the groundbreaking Spaces show in 1970 devoted to installation art.

The book, which features several removable inserts of archival materials printed in facsimile, also includes brand-new contributions commissioned from six contemporary artists—Mary Ellen Carroll, Rhea Karam, Mary Lum, Clifford Owens, Michael Rakowitz and Paul Ramirez Jonas—who have each created a project in the book inspired by a particular item or series of items in the MoMA Archives.


Featured image is reproduced from 'Modern Artifacts.'

PRAISE AND REVIEWS

Brooklyn Rail

Jennie Waldow

A collection of the art journal’s lushly illustrated pages featuring ephemera and documents from the Museum of Modern Art’s archive with newly commissioned artists’ portfolios and essays.

PRINT

Steven Heller

[A]n incredible range of content—from art and artifacts to prose and music...It is a joy to hold and a beauty to have.

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MODERN ARTIFACTS

ESOPUS BOOKS

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Pub Date: 6/30/2020
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Tod Lippy: Esopus Drawings

TOD LIPPY: ESOPUS DRAWINGS

Introduction by Tod Lippy.

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ISBN: 9780989911757
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Pub Date: 1/22/2019
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