Though revisiting the vinyl record is in danger of becoming little more than an act of nostalgia, ‘Total Records’ explores the art of the album cover within the context of our thoroughly modern practice of image sharing.
An exhibition explores how the remains of performance art memorialize the past and re-perform for new audiences.
The Ulises bookshop, which opened this past weekend in Philadelphia, focuses on books as a lens onto contemporary art.
Sylvia Whitman, who now runs the shop, and Krista Halverson, who edited the book, discuss a new publication that tells an in-depth history of Shakespeare and Company.
Bloom’s papers mine the histories of gift rituals, interrogate the meaning objects are endowed with as gifts, and place value on an object that is meant to be used once and then discarded.
Imagine confronting past versions of yourself — would you recognize your present self in them or feel completely alienated?
For over 30 years Granary Books, under the direction of Steve Clay, has explored the possibilities and limits of artist’s books and collaborative publishing.
The Morgan Library & Museum’s current exhibition Graphic Passion: Matisse and the Book Arts demonstrates the artist’s well-deserved reputation of having produced some of the most prominent livres d’artistes.
Poet, pianist, and visual artist Anne-Marie Levine’s collected memoir, Reculer Pour Mieux Sauter: The Complete Works Volumes 1–12 (Project Projects), takes the form of a collaged scrapbook.
The title of Jim Shaw’s current retrospective at the New Museum, The End is Here, comes from the title of his first zine made in 1978, displayed in a vitrine on the first floor of the exhibition.
Few books or critics have as astutely examined the history and predicted the evolution of artists’ books as Johanna Drucker does in The Century of Artists’ Books (1994).
Life-size knit body suits mingle with painted metal lawn chairs, plastic purses, and rows of zines and ephemera in the summer show at Matthew Marks Gallery, What Nerve!, which gathers the work of four outlying postwar art groups in the United States.