CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 1/30/2015
Join us January 29 - February 1 in BOOTH E08 at Printed Matter's LA ART BOOK FAIR 2015! Scroll down to read about our Semina Culture section in collaboration with Tosh Berman, our STEIDL store within a store, Los Angeles Project Series books by UCCA/Koenig Books, limited editions and signings!
In collaboration with Tosh Berman, editor, publisher and son of Wallace Berman, ARTBOOK presents a special selection of books and ephemera (for example, signed and numbered 1965 offset posters by Berman, above) related to Semina culture and the Beat Generation, including the long-awaited reprint of Semina Culture: Wallace Berman and His Circle and out-of-print and classic books by artists such as George Herms, Cameron, Ed Kienholz, Jess, Bruce Conner, and many more.
Join us Sunday, February 1 at 3:00 in our booth for a signing with Tosh, whose two books (The Plum in Mr. Blum's Pudding and Sparks-Tastic: Twenty-One Nights with Sparks in London) will be available for sale.
Sharing our space, Gottingen-based STEIDL presents an exquisite selection of new and classic artist monographs and photobooks by Ed Ruscha, Robert Frank, Jim Goldberg, Roni Horn and many others.
In addition, the booth features the debut of The Los Angeles Project, a seven book series by artists Alex Israel, Aaron Curry, Matthew Monahan, Ryan Trecartin, Kaari Upson, Kathryn Andrews and Sterling Ruby published to accompany a recent exhibition at the UCCA in Beijing, China. The series is designed by Brian Roettinger, and published by UCCA/Koenig. ARTBOOK will have a limited number of complete sets signed by all seven artists.
Join us for a launch event Sunday, February 1 at 1:30 PM. ForYourArt presents Artist Books and Cookies: Celebrating LA, a special event with the Los Angeles Project artists in the Democracy Forum of the Japanese American National Museum, 111 N. Central Avenue. Artists are invited to celebrate the great artist book tradition of John Baldessari and Edward Ruscha by bringing a book they've made, or a favorite artist book, for a portrait by photographer Gaea Woods. Attendees will receive a free copy of the ForYourArt Guide to Los Angeles with personal and satirical tours of the city made by the seven Los Angeles Project artists especially for the guide. Signed copies of the Los Angeles Project books, co-edited by Karen Marta and Brian Roettinger, will be available, and cookies will be served.
On Saturday, January 31 at 3PM, Nikolai Haas will personally inscribe signed copies of the first issue of Whirled Travelers a limited edition zine produced by the Haas Brothers for the fair (edition of 200). The subject of Whirled Travelers 1 is LA-based designer Greg Chait of Elder Statesman.
And for collectors of John Baldessari, we are pleased to offer the limited edition John Baldessari Signed, Numbered Visionaire Platinum Edition. Published in an edition of 50, this highly collectible volume comes with a platinum silver print signed and numbered by the artist.
D.A.P./SANTA MONICA MUSEUM OF ART
Hbk, 9 x 11 in. / 384 pgs / 242 color / 250 b&w.
$24.95 free shipping