The recent NY Art Book Fair, and week’s Fall Books issue of the magazine, had me thinking about the ways artists use books. Here’s a slide show of fourteen images, followed by a video. Read the captions for comments from the artists.
Victor Schrager, “Untitled #105” (2005)/Courtesy Edwynn Houk Gallery.
“This photograph is from the series ‘Composition as Explanation,’ ” Schrager told me. “My original title for this group of pictures was ‘Interstitial Urban-Organic Crypto-Pharma Fritillaries,’ but my friends advised against it. Not sure if this was a good idea.”
To read the full article, please visit The New Yorker's "Photo Booth" website.