This heady mix of the unplanned, the seductive, and the outlandish crystallizes in his lesser known, highly tactile paintings. Eschewing brush and professional paint in favor of Squeegees, leftover household paint, and masking tape, he creates loosely sequential images that echo the sonic and visual leitmotifs of his films. - Gagosian...
Printed for JUNK magazine. Spring/Summer 2015
The color photographs within Levi’s® Made & Crafted™ with JUNK fully saturate the matte pages with vibrant colors against a background of white. The soft cover book is smyth sewn. It measures 9 x 12 inches and contains 106-pages.
From Junk Magazine:
When we were asked to collaborate with Levi’s® Made & Crafted™ to tell the story of their Spring/Summer 2015 Collection, the principals of Junk knew that, based on our mission to document art, fashion, and style through the prism of Los Angeles, we could illustrate the subtle connection between the ever-changing street art of the city and its...
Printed for Des Moines Art Center as a commemorative gift for the 2014 ART MEETS FASHION Gala patrons. September 2014
Liz 1964, created by Andy Warhol(American, 1928-1987), vibrantly graces the silver metallic soft cover of the ART MEETS FASHION patron book. The semi-gloss pages are colorfully filled with photographs of fashion and art intertwined with large bold type, as well as black and white photos and text recounting the rich history that Des Monies has had with artists and designers. The book measures 8 1/2 x 13 1/2 inches, is perfect bound and is 48-pages.
From ART MEETS FASHION:
ART MEETS FASHION, a week-long celebration to benefit the Art...
Printed for A-Jump Books. Photographs and text by Michael Ashkin
Michael Ashkin’s photos in Long Branch were printed in duotone on matte paper. It has a deep grey softcover that is smyth-sewn. The book measures 6 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches and contains 144 pages.
From A-Jump Books:
Michael Ashkin’s Long Branch documents the eradication of a New Jersey working-class, beachfront neighborhood by a corrupt city government and developers in what has been described as one of the worst cases of eminent domain abuse in the country. Family homes condemned and purchased for pennies on the dollar, residents evicted, city services curtailed,...
Printed for Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, in conjunction with the project, Matthew Ritchie: Remanence, an interdisciplinary, 18-month artist residency from 2013-2014.
Matthew Ritchie is a soft cover book printed on both matte and glossy paper. It is perfect bound and measures 6 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches.
Organized by Jenelle Porter, Mannion Family Senior Curator, Remanence includes a large-scale installation on the Sandra and Gerald Fineberg Art Wall at the ICA; a residency with the ICA Teen Arts Council; and multiple performances. Among these are Remanence: The Long Count/The Long Game from a collaborative work Ritchie created with, among others, Bryce and...