Printed Matter’s 2019 LA Art Book Fair

News - public service announcement --------------- LA Art Book Fair, copyright 2019 Printed Matter A really big book event on the Left Coast for those who enjoy artist books of all kinds and sorts is the LA Art Book Fair that is hosted by NYC's Printed Matter bookstore. Due to unfortunate circumstances, this event did... Continue Reading →

Ikuru Kuwajima – Tundra Kids

Review by Gerhard Clausing • Every once in a while we see a photobook that hits all the right spots. In Tundra Kids, Ikuru Kuwajima, a multicultural photographer – born in Japan, studied in the United States, and now lives in Russia – has successfully created a book that shows us a minority at the... Continue Reading →

Ekaterina Vasilyeva – Shipwrecked

Ekaterina Vasilyeva – Shipwrecked, Copyright 2018 Artist; Ekaterina Vasilyeva (Екатерина Васильева)(born and residing in St. Petersburg, Russia) Self-published, St Petersburg, Russia Afterword: Ekaterina Vasilyeva Text: English Stiff cover front with original archive photograph (First #1-30 book covers), board back-cover book, twine sewn binding, four-color lithography, Limited edition, hand-made, signed & numbered, of 50, size: 12... Continue Reading →

500 photobook reviews and counting!

Paul Kranzler & Andrew Phelps, The Drake Equation Late last month when we published our review of Paul Kranzler & Andrew Phelps photobook The Drake Equation, we also officially published our 500th photobook review. Wowzier!! I had started this book review blog in 2008 and little did I know that it would continue onward for another 10... Continue Reading →

Julia Borissova – Let Me Fall Again

Let Me Fall Again, Julia Borissova, Copyright 2018 Artist: Julia Borissova (born Talinn, Estonia, resides St. Petersburg, RU) Self-Published: St Petersburg, Russia Essay, Julia Borissova Text: Russian, English Stiffcover book, handsewn binding, stitching, inserts, gate-folds, First edition of 239, hand-made in Russia Photobook designer: Julia Borissova Notes: It was not until I had a chance to spend time... Continue Reading →

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