WG3031

Collection :

Monographs & Artists’ Books

Editor(s) :

Beatrix Ruf

Cover type :

Softcover

Dimensions :

237 x 280 mm

Pages :

360

Pictures :

360 colors

Price :

CHF50 / €40 / £30 / $55

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ISBN :

978-3-03764-419-5

Parution :

March 2015

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Artist's book

For this artist’s book, Wade Guyton decided to print a large-format painting on a 1:1 scale. Flipping through the 360 pages, one looks at the fragments of a unique work, which could potentially be reconstructed by joining the pages together. In a sense, this book is a reflection on the questions of reproduction, the original, the source, and re-formation at the heart of Guyton’s practice. If it could be said that Guyton’s minimalistic “paintings,” which connect directly to abstraction’s history, conjure a restructuring of Modernist art and decor, this book offers a mise en abyme of these procedures.

Published with Ringier AG, in a limited edition of 700 copies.