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04.21.14 Marina Galperina

New York artist Matthew Spiegelman has recently self-published Officioné, a book of large-format photographs and other gorgeous images of weed, weed paraphernalia, weed-inspired aesthetics, clouds of weed behind exhaled and more weed. Like this: Aperture reviews: Clean and precise, the photos do not attempt to get to the essence of what the drug is, but rather take a […]

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03.10.14 Sophie Weiner

Tonight, artist Genesis P-Orridge will be reading from h/er new multimedia book of previously unreleased photos, poetry and music tonight, as part of the House of O series hosted by Japanese restaurant Maison O on the Lower East Side, home to the “secret” basement club Stardust Lounge. The book includes 69 pages of collaborative work from the “gender-erasing pandrogyne” Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and late […]

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11.04.13 Kyle Petreycik

To commemorate the Free Art and Technology Lab’s five-year anniversary, the group has released a free book chronicling many of their projects, each of which has been developed using open source software and shared online in such a way that easily allows for anyone to copy or modify them as they see fit. F.A.T.: The Manual features selection […]

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10.04.13 Marina Galperina

New York-based photographer Tod Seelie is back from… Where’ve you been, Tod? “In Portland, Oregon on a raft, in LA shooting bands, and then hiding out on a farm in Nebraska.” Welcome back. We’re excited, because his first photography book Bright Nights: Photographs of Another New York published by PRESTEL comes out later this month, and he’s having a solo show at […]

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09.30.13 Marina Galperina

From the artist that brought you luxury trashcans with dots on them and backpacks of pill pins, here is Damien Hirst’s alphabet book for kids! “Each letter is represented by an artwork, or an element of a piece, from my earliest works to my latest series,” as well as being a different type font, Damien […]

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08.06.13 Kyle Petreycik

Ever since artist Dash Snow’s death at the age of twenty-seven from an alleged overdose, his artworks have continued to gain notoriety, continuously emerging in several posthumous group shows. From his teen years onward, Snow–also known as SACE by his graffiti peers–took hundreds of instant Polaroid photographs to recall whatever acts of hedonism he had engaged […]

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05.02.13 Kyle Petreycik

Need some help figuring out the the latest update on the Patrick Cariou vs. Richard Prince copyright infringement case? Greg Allen has published a sequel to his already comprehensive book outlining the entire history of the case. After reading numerous articles discussing the matter without presenting any of their original source material, Allen decided to attain copies of and release […]

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03.15.13 Marina Galperina

Arizona-born photographer Mike Brodie left home at 17 to photograph what is now press-dubbed “the train-hopping and squatter subculture,” although, that sounds rather silly, really. It’s not a “subculture.” It’s the way these people live. Always moving. Never stopping. Check out Brodie aka Polaroid Kid’s book A Period of Juvenile Prosperity, out March 25th. But I […]

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01.16.13 Marina Galperina

So, this is a bit conflicting. Here’s a recently released book from photographer Scott Hocking: BAD GRAFFITI.  Ahem ahem. BAD GRAFFITI is a current photography series focusing on the vulgar, juvenile, poorly scrawled, often misspelled, ignorant, ridiculous, hilarious, bad-ass, so-bad-its-good, under-the-radar, and generally dismissed as shitty graffiti that I love throughout Detroit. For one thing, there’s a […]

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Marina Galperina

Tom Waits, your favorite inimitable creaky crooner, is publishing a very special, very exclusive, very limited-edition collaborative book with photographer/singer Anton Corbijn, dubbed “Waits/Corbijn.” Only 6,600 copies will be available on May 8th. The Waits/Corbijn will feature 30 years of Tom Waits being very Tom Waits, spanning 272 pages of Corbijn portraits. Also, there’ll be Waits’ […]

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