Pierre's exhibition in Venice
Pierre is having his own exhibition of drawings at Spiazzi, curated by Elena Xausa and Tankboys. the opening : Tuesday, March the 2nd 2010, 7 PM Campo San Martino (Arsenale’s gate), Castello 3865, Venezia We were supposed to go there but we couldn’t because of the storm in France. No new books from Venice.
LET'S SWAP ! ! ! ! !
I have received Donovan Wylie’s British Watchtowers twice, so I’d like to trade my extra copy. Does anyone would like to do a book swap with me ? I’m sure no-one wants me to send it back to the merchant !?!? You have an extra book you’d like to send me, and receive this one ? Please send me your proposition to lvecten (at) gmail.com before friday...
William Eggleston, The democratic forest
This is the 3rd book of my yesterday’s boughts at Comptoir de l’Image (44 rue de Sévigné 75003 Paris). 65 euros ; it was published by Doubleday in 1989. Do I have to explain why i bought an Eggleston book ?
Robert Adams, Perfect times, perfect places
This one was bought at Comptoir de l’Image (44 rue de Sévigné 75003 Paris) too. 85 euros ; it was published by Aperture in 1988. These are pictures taken in The Pawnee National Grasslands reserve. To me it’s all about love : for the landscape, the nature, and his wife My project is to buy all the Robert Adams books, good idea, right ?
BOOKS ON BOOKS 2 : Walker Evans, American...
A saturday walk in Paris, leads us to Comptoir de l’Image, 44 rue de Sévigné 75003. Impossible to look for a book, but you always find books. My selection for today starts with this book. Of course i had heard about it, but was not really interested in getting it until i saw it. This one cost me 45 euros. Here’s Errata Editions’s website. This book presents the Walker...
Preston is my Paris, a few things
Here is the package i received today. My order from PP + a fanzine they gave me ! Here is the blog for Preston is my Paris Publishing, These are small publishing. I bought this small editions for a total of £11. The first one is a fanzine Adam (Murray) and Robert (Parkinson) make on a monthly basis about their city : Preston, and i live in Paris. This reminds me the fanzine we...
Noah Beil, This is not my sky
self-published (via Extant Books), bought on Noah’s website $20 (+$10 shipping) This is a very nice one, i love the printing, and the choice of paper that goes really well with the pictures. Pictures are simple, clear and sharp. and i love signed books ! but you already knew !!!
Blind Spot, issue 41
(c) Babette Mangolte, Yvonne Rainer, Cape Cod, 1972 I collect Blind Spot, since its 6th issue. This is a must-buy, and it’s quite difficult to find it here, in Paris. I bought it at Agora Presse, in Le Marais for 34 euros (US price is $18 = 13 euros) This issue is a little different, showing more photographers than usual. (c) Dru Donovan (c) Chris Gentile May be i should...
Robert Adams, A Portrait in Landscapes
Published by Nazraeli, bought through 5b4 book exchange This is a signed copy There was a Robert Adams exhibition, 2 years ago at Fondation Cartier, here in Paris. I already have 2 books of him, but until now never owned a signed one ! I like his pictures for being simple, black and white, strong. Peaceful. Natural.
Laurent Champoussin, ZabriskiePT 4 Les Montagnes...
self-published, edited at 30 copies, bought 8 euros through Laurent Champoussin’s website I have published Laurent Champoussin on LOZ This is a nice little book, very nice packed
Stephen Gill, A book of field studies
bought £18 through Stephen Gill’s shop here Signed by artist, As many people i’m a big fan of Gill’s work, so I try to collect as many books as i can. This is my 6th one. This one presents different work, but with something in common : British objects and scenes.
Global Photography, Looking at, looking for
This book was sent to me by Massimo Sordi for a book swap. It shows 22 photographers, it is the catalogue for the exhibition shown at SIFEST 2009 Jen Davies, Untitled n°21, 2006 Seba Kurtis ; left : Delta, Rashid ; right : Tanta