Automatic Books presents The Book Affair, the two days of independent art publishers fair that will take place in Venice on June 2nd and 3rd, in the occasion of the press preview days of the 54th Venice Art Biennal.
Archive for May, 2011
There must be a reason why Italians publish so many magazines… Perhaps a collateral effect off to the chronic stasis that numbs Italy, a land where new things have been happening so slowly, if at all, for so long that people maybe had more time to think and write about them. Any how, this is [...]
Published by British designer Michael Mack under the name MACK books, this catalogue (and exhibition curated by Thomas Demand at Nouveau Musée National de Monaco) takes its title from a short-lived art magazine created by the belgian surrealist artist René Magritte.
Most of the artist focus is on books, favoring out of date encyclopedias, medical journals, illustration books and dictionaries.
The first Amsterdam Art/Book Fair will take place the 14 & 15 of May 2011, presenting a high end international selection of art publications. The fair aims to reflect on the emerging practices and new development in art, through a selection of publishers from 16 countries. Printed matter and digital media edited by independent publishers [...]