DATE 7/12/2022

Join us at the Atlanta Gift & Home Market 2022

DATE 6/30/2022

AIGA presents 'Designing Peace' curator and editor Cynthia Smith

DATE 6/27/2022

Natural treasures of bygone centuries in 'Collecting Nature: The History of the Herbarium and Natural Specimens'

DATE 6/25/2022

Prescient, playful hardcore self-portraiture in 'Peter Berlin: Icon, Artist, Photosexual'

DATE 6/24/2022

Processing the Supreme Court's landmark decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, and yesterday's NYC conceal-carry decision, we turn to Barbara Kruger

DATE 6/23/2022

A panoramic new exploration of Christian Dior

DATE 6/21/2022

Celebrate summer with 'Matthew Brookes: Into the Wild'

DATE 6/19/2022

Celebrate Juneteenth with ‘Nick Cave: Forothermore’

DATE 6/16/2022

Rizzoli Bookstore presents Matthew Leifheit and Jack Parlett launching 'To Die Alive'

DATE 6/12/2022

A new monograph on Sonia Delaunay releases this week!

DATE 6/11/2022

Arthur Grace to sign 'Communism(s): A Cold War Album' at Arcana

DATE 6/11/2022

Artbook @ MoMA PS1 presents the launch of Joy Ladin's 'Shekhinah Speaks'

DATE 6/11/2022

Museum Store of the Month: Artbook @ MoMA PS1 Bookstore


Featured image, from Thomas Ruff

Thomas Ruff: Editions 1988–2014

Featured image, from Thomas Ruff's Substrates series (2003), is reproduced from Hatje Cantz's new book on Ruff's editions, 1988 through 2014. Contributor Valeria Liebermann explains that the series spun off from the artist's web research for his nudes series, which covered "as broad a spectrum as possible of sexual fantasies and practices" that can be found online. "Ruff noticed while searching for image material for the nudes that the virtual images on the Internet essentially no longer represent reality but are merely visual stimuli conveyed by purely electronic means. The flood of images on the Net, where images and information are superimposed, hardly afford the viewer an opportunity to decide what of the image information is real and what is virtual. Ruff set out to penetrate this terrain of visual nothingness using his experience in digital image processing. To this end, he used comic images as the material, superimposing them in several layers and multiplying with one another until he had an image that was more or less devoid of meaning."

Thomas Ruff: Editions 1988–2014

Thomas Ruff: Editions 1988–2014

Hbk, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 180 pgs / 211 color.

Happy Mother's Day!

DATE 5/8/2022

Happy Mother's Day!