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May #20

Published by May Revue, Paris, 2021, 256 pages (b/w ill.), 17.5 × 24 cm, English / French

Price: €15

A note about Jack Smith – Michael Krebber; I will not interpret Jack Smith. I will not interpret Jack Smith. I will not interpret Jack… – Felix Bernstein; I Danced with a Penguin – Enzo Shalom; Broadway Central Narco Moon: Jack Smith and Illegality – Branden W. Joseph; Vile Days: The Village Voice Art Columns, 1985-1988 – Gary Indiana in conversation with Bruce Hainley and Sohrab Mohebbi; On the film Shake Down by Leilah Weinraub – Juliana Huxtable; On Nina Könnemann at KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin – Megan Francis Sullivan; On Louise Lawler at 80WSE Gallery (NYU), New York – Nick Irvin; On Claire Fontaine at Reena Spaulings, Los Angeles – Anita Chari; On Afuma (Stefan Tcherepnin & Taketo Shimada) at H0L0, Ridgewood – Keith Connolly; On Park McArthur at MoMA, New York – Noah Barker; On the film Vital Behaviors by Ken Okiishi – Felix Bernstein; Garde-montée – Jeanne Graff; Last Summer (Hong Kong SAR) – Sony Devabhaktuni; A Cowboy Narrative – Bernadette Van-Huy; Visual Insert – Jack Smith, 35 mm color slides, I Danced with a Penguin, c. 1983.

#2021 #brandenwjoseph #brucehainley #clairefontaine #jacksmith #julianahuxtable #kenokiishi #louiselawler #meganfrancissullivan #michaelkrebber #noahbarker
Halo Jochen Lempert

Published by Keijiban, Kanazawa, 2021, hand-colored offset print on 215 kg Vent Nouveau V snow white paper (colour & b/w ill.), 20.5 × 14.6 cm, English

Price: €128

Edition of sixty copies numbered and signed by the artist on a certificate and twelve artist’s proofs.

Halo is a unique specimen in Jochen Lempert’s body of work. While the artist is known for his distinctive black and white analogue photographs, for this edition he also included colour. Obviously, this is a subtle, careful, and consistent shift. The photograph here is only partially hand-coloured, with a pale yellow that is perfectly in tune with the nuances of the grey.

#2021 #artistedition #jochenlempert #keijiban #photography
4 Frogs Jochen Lempert

Published by Editions P, Marseille, 2010, 28 pages (b/w ill.), 20 × 27 cm, English

Price: €35 (Out of stock)

Produced on the occasion of the artist’s exhibition ONYCHOPHORA, held at Valence, Art 3 in November 2010. One day old frogs were placed on photographic paper, to which the artist explains that as on jumps and the image is created, it produces the illusion of a fifth frog as the movement is being recorded.

#2010 #jochenlempert #photography
Gifts Barbara Bloom

Published by Ludion, Brussels, 2015, 112 pages (colour & b/w ill.), 16 × 24 cm, English

Price: €22

Barbara Bloom explores the nature of gifts in relation to aspects such as wrapping, covering and uncovering, pleasure, secrets, and generosity. Through an exploration of art historical and cultural practices, she reveals the complicated relationship we have with the concept of the gift, considering how these traded objects take on meaning and serve as symbols of our affections, but also anticipate a sense of loss. The gift is a means of apology, making advances, gaining trust, and providing assurances. Through gift-giving, we show a version of intimacy, love, and desire that is deliberate and controlled, but also often more meaningful than intended. With texts by Susan Tallman.

Comes with a bookplate signed by the artist.

#2015 #barbarabloom
Gondolas And Dooms Day Flotilla John Chamberlain

Published by Dia Center for the Arts, New York, 1990, 48 pages (colour & b/w ill.), 22.8 × 30.5 cm, English

Price: €19

Produced on the occasion of the exhibition held April 5, 1990 – March 3, 1991 at the Dia Center for the Arts, New York. With a text by Gary Garrels and Charles Wright and conversations between Chamberlain and Lawrence Weiner and Chamberlain and Julie Sylvester.

*Please note this publication is secondhand and has some traces of previous ownership.

#1990 #johnchamberlain
Film at Wit’s End : Eight Avant-garde Filmmakers Stan Brakhage

Published by McPherson & Co Publishers, New York, 1991, 183 pages (b/w ill.), 15.1 × 22.7 cm

Price: €12

In these eight biographies, Stan Brakhage brings us into intimate acquaintance with some of America’s most influential independent filmmakers; Jerome Hill, Marie Menken, James Broughton, Christopher MacLaine, Maya Deren, Sidney Peterson, Bruce Conner and Ken Jacobs.

#1991 #bruceconner #experimentalfilm #film #jeromehill #mayaderen #stanbrakhage