ARTBOOK BLOG

RECENT POSTS

DATE 6/25/2024

LIVE from NYPL presents Michael Stipe launching 'Even the birds gave pause'

DATE 6/22/2024

Artbook at Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles Bookstore presents Penny Slinger launching and signing 'An Exorcism'

DATE 6/20/2024

picturehouse + thesmalldarkroom present Yelena Yemchuk on 'Malanka'

DATE 6/13/2024

ICP presents Eugene Richards on 'Remembrance Garden'

DATE 6/13/2024

LaToya Ruby Frazier, removing the contradiction between ideals and practice

DATE 6/8/2024

"Next-level otherness" in Pride Month staff pick 'Nick Cave: Forothermore'

DATE 6/6/2024

Celebratory and transgressive, 'John Waters: Pope of Trash' is a Pride Month Staff Pick

DATE 6/3/2024

In Nan Goldin's 'The Other Side,' you are who you pretend to be

DATE 6/2/2024

Green-Wood Cemetery presents Eugene Richards launching 'Remembrance Garden: A Portrait of Green-Wood Cemetery'

DATE 6/1/2024

There's no such thing as being extra in June! Pride Month Staff Picks 2024

DATE 5/28/2024

'Mickalene Thomas: All About Love,' on view at The Broad

DATE 5/24/2024

Celebrate Memorial Day weekend with Garry Winogrand's intimate, flashing mirror of America

DATE 5/24/2024

Beautifully illustrated essays on Arab Modernists


IMAGE GALLERY

"Fallujah" (2004–2005) is reproduced from
CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 3/4/2019

"Transcendental homelessness" in 'Siah Armajani: Follow This Line'

"Fallujah" (2004–2005) is reproduced from Siah Armajani: Follow This Line, the rich and beautifully designed clothbound exhibition catalogue published to accompany the current show at the Met Breuer (en route from the Walker Art Center)—reviewed this week in Hyperallergic and The New Yorker. "Until 1999, my sculpture was participatory in the sense that I built reading rooms, reading gardens, bridges, workers' lounges, etc," the Iranian-born artist writes. "Previously, I knew architecture not as a 'thing between four walls in a spatial sense, but as a place for resting, sleeping, working.' But since then I have enclosed the sculptures so that people cannot enter; they have to walk around the sculpture and view it. Adorno's ironic statemen—'it is part of morality not to be at home in one's home'—now guides my work. Outside of these enclosed spaces, we are out of place, as though banished, estranged, expelled, or as Lukács says, experiencing a 'transcendental homelessness.'"

Siah Armajani: Follow This Line

Siah Armajani: Follow This Line

Walker Art Center/The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Clth, 7.5 x 10.5 in. / 448 pgs / 550 color / 250 b&w.

$65.00  free shipping





Heads up on 4/20!

DATE 4/20/2024

Heads up on 4/20!

Vintage Valentine

DATE 2/14/2024

Vintage Valentine

Forever Valentino

DATE 11/27/2023

Forever Valentino