The Photo Book in Argentina

The Photo Book in Argentina is an exploration of specific moments in the history of publishing in Argentina, a history that is little known and rather uneven, but rich with spirited photographic materials. The contents and conditions in which these books were published are remarkably diverse.  Some were made possible by third party initiatives, and some… Continue reading The Photo Book in Argentina

Mo Yi Artist Books

Our estimable colleague, curator Christopher Phillips, advised us to secure the artist books of Mo Yi from Three Shadows in Beijing last year. They form a remarkable set, in a variety of shapes and sizes, all laced with red yarn.  Many of the covers look like political posters, and in their bold designs and photocopy… Continue reading Mo Yi Artist Books

Brown paper packages tied up with string

Today a brown paper package tied up with string arrived in our mailbox from Lisbon.  In it was my favorite new book of 2011.  The title is _06_msr_08 fotografia* and then *…remodelação / ampliação do Museu de São Roque.  Our colleague, Sophie Barbasch, kindly translated the cover letter for us, which describes an exciting collaboration… Continue reading Brown paper packages tied up with string