Rizzoli Bookstore presents Chloe Sherman and Noelle Flores Théard on 'Renegades: San Francisco, The 1990s'
192 Books and Paula Cooper Gallery presents Robert Slifkin, Elizabeth Smith and Jacob Proctor on 'The New York Tapes'
Artbook at Hauser & Wirth LA Bookstore presents 'Exquisite Dreams: The Art and Life of Dorothea Tanning' with Amy Lyford and Amelia Jones
Artbook at Hauser & Wirth LA Bookstore presents Lisa Lapinski and Bennett Simpson launching 'Miss Swiss'
Artbook @ MoMA PS1 Bookstore presents Hilton Als launching 'God Made My Face: A Collective Portrait of James Baldwin'
Artbook at Hauser & Wirth LA Bookstore presents Karen Lofgren & Carmina Escobar launching 'emBRUJAda'
THOMAS EVANS | DATE 3/12/2011
The product shot for Jean Gaumy’s D’Après Nature shows an oversize landscape-format hardcover, with a jacket cover image that might be a photograph or an abstract drawing, like one of Henri Michaux’s scratchy calligraphic ink works. Encountering the volume physically in a bookstore, one would at first fare little better, as the cover only resolves into legibility once your nose is about six inches from it: then suddenly a black-and-white photograph of a snowy mountainscape, striated with bare pines and zigzagging paths, snaps into focus.