Found at a thrift store in Graeagle, Ca. 100 cards in a box which reads: "A verse a day to drive the clouds away. Suitable for use at your table or desk; also in the car, sick room, etc. Proceeds used entirely in Gospel Work." circa 1940.
It is called Who I think I am. It is the 5th Compendium of the internet specific publication www.thisisamagazine.com with over 200 pages of new works, of which over 150 pages have been cut, sliced, diced, scored, folded and generally messed with then stitch-bound into a hard-cover.
In 1964 The Paris Review initiated a series of limited edition prints and posters by major contemporary artists to encourage works in the print medium while publicizing The Paris Review. Below is Andy Warhol's submission. Untitled. 1965. Silkscreen. 37" x 27". Edition of 150.
Below is an old receipt (for Nick Knight's Flora) from one of New York City's great establishment book stores, A Photographers Place, which no longer exists. I believe it is now Agent Provocateur. Here's to all of the Soho stores we used to love....
99 web found sentences is a book by Izet Sheshivari from Geneva, Switzerland. Cool book and great idea.
The New College Beat is a new zine thought up and produced (with the help of friends) as a means to pay for Ryan Waller's entrance into Yale's School of Art (there are 1000 New College Packs available. If he were to sell each one, that would cover one year of tuition). So help the guy out and buy something.
A great little red and white vintage, modern desk lamp. It stands 15 inches tall. 5 days left for bidding. I would like to buy this.
PHOTOGRAPHIE was an annual, special issue of the magazine Arts et Metiers Graphiques entirely dedicated to photography. Published under the direction of Charles Peignot. Peignot and his friends formed the Paris-based group Union des Artiste Moderne, a group "strongly against anything backward looking."
is a brilliant magazine series by Nakako Hayashi and published by Nakako Books in Japan. There are six issues.
I thought I had found an emtpy, old scrapbook with yellowed pages (while combing through a brooklyn thrift store) until I opened it and found a young person's documentation of various airplanes, jets, and machines of flight. Here are a few of the interior pages.
I bought these body-building playing cards while on ebay one late night thinking they would be great inspiration for a future project. 52 cards, 52 poses. Made in China. I'm still waiting to use them.
This is the work of John Copeland. 56 x 50". Ink, gouache, acrylic and graphite on canvas. 2007
This chair was part of an ebay auction for a set of four authentic, Thonet signed arm chairs with bentwood frames and caned seats. I love the look of the worn green paint.
These 120 large physical/political maps are combined with 1200 charts, graphs & diagrams, and demonstrate Herbert Bayer's revolutionary approach to the expression of quantitative information. It was completed after four years of intensive work by Bayer and his studio team. I've been wanting a copy of this atlas for years.
is a catalogue of an exhibition by the photographer Pierre Bailly consisting of portraits of twelve women, at home, while they are listening to their favorite music. Was sold at A.P.C. CD included.
I came across this book, Thank You For The Music, a few months back about homemade CD and mix tape sleeves. It reminded me of those dual-cassette boomboxes that we all used back when to make mix tapes.
In 1983, my Grandma Clawson made me a mix tape with songs from Madonna, Michael Jackson, Dionne Warwick, and others. Below are just a few of the hundreds of tapes she made (note: her beautiful, cursive handwriting).
This is an illustration assignment I did a few weeks ago for New York Magazine. The collage ran alongside a write-up for the off-broadway play 10 Million Miles.
Check-out my profile on the kate spade "behind the curtain" site.
This is an old, Cooper Union sketchbook with work by Murray Guzik, circa 1949. I found and purchased this at the P.S. 321 Flea Market in Brooklyn, New York. Since then I have noticed a few other posts on blogs from others who also purchased Mr. Guzik's sketchbooks, paintings, and drawings. Have a look...