ARTBOOK BLOG

RECENT POSTS

DATE 2/16/2023

Join Artbook | D.A.P. at the 2023 CAA National Conference

DATE 2/15/2023

The Brooklyn Museum presents the launch of 'Imagining the Future Museum: 21 Dialogues with Architects' by András Szántó

DATE 2/8/2023

'Black American Portraits' opens at Spelman College Museum of Fine Art

DATE 2/5/2023

Join Artbook | D.A.P. at the Winter 2023 Shoppe Object Independent Home and Gift Show

DATE 2/4/2023

Black History Staff Pick: 'Jack Whitten: Cosmic Soul'

DATE 2/1/2023

Black History Month Staff Pick: 'Carrie Mae Weems: A Great Turn in the Possible'

DATE 1/30/2023

Artbook @ MoMA PS1 presents the book celebration and signing of 'Just Above Midtown: Changing Spaces'

DATE 1/29/2023

The power of Black presence in 'Just Above Midtown'

DATE 1/29/2023

Lyrical and exuberant, 'Joseph Stella: Visionary Nature' releases this week

DATE 1/29/2023

The power of Black presence in 'Just Above Midtown'

DATE 1/27/2023

'Elizaveta Porodina: Un/Masked' opens at Fotografiska New York

DATE 1/24/2023

Themes of gender, race, class and social change in 'Events of the Social'

DATE 1/23/2023

Happy New Year from Artbook | D.A.P.!


IMAGE GALLERY

Featured image is "Telephone Robot" (24.5 centimeters), produced by the Japanese toy company Yonezawa in 1968. It is reproduced from
CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 12/12/2018

A smile is the only possible outcome to 'Robots 1:1'

"Telephone Robot" (24.5 cm, 1968)—produced by the Japanese toy company Yonezawa—is reproduced from ROBOTS 1:1, the astonishing new compendium from Vitra Design Museum. It would be hard to imagine a more surprising and delightful holiday gift for a toy, book or kinetic sculpture collector. Measuring just over 12 inches wide by 19 inches tall and spectacularly well printed on deluxe paper with space-black edges to match the impeccable photography, this signed and numbered edition of 1000 books (packaged with a poster and a USB stick containing video of 54 of the robots in motion) presents a selection of 148 robots and astronauts from the R.F. Robot Collection. Naturally, each is reproduced at 1:1 scale. You really have to see it to believe it. A smile is the only possible outcome.

ROBOTS 1:1

ROBOTS 1:1

VITRA DESIGN MUSEUM
Hbk, 12.5 x 19 in. / 276 pgs / 252 color. / USB embedded in spine / Edition of 1,000 signed & numbered





Into the meat grinder

DATE 1/21/2023

Into the meat grinder

Pure Couture

DATE 1/12/2023

Pure Couture

Why Omaha?

DATE 1/10/2023

Why Omaha?

Raise your fist!

DATE 10/24/2022

Raise your fist!