GIUSEPPE PENONE, Albero—Il suo essere fino al 49mo anno d'età in un'ora fantastica (detail), 1972, print from graphite frottage on paper mounted on canvas, 275 5/8 × 81 5/16 inches (700 × 21 cm)
Gagosian is pleased to announce “Unique Books,” curated by Matthew Zucker, a New York—based art book dealer, collector, and curator.
On view through December 1, 2015. The exhibition brings together twenty—five rare artists’s books conceived as unique artworks, including Giuseppe Penone’s Albero—Il suo essere fino al 49mo anno d'età in un'ora fantastica (1972), one from a series of thirty scrolls in which he captured the surface of a tree through charcoal frottage; Anna Atkins’s self—published Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions (1843), often cited as the first book of photography; and works by Tauba Auerbach, Marc Chagall, Rachel Feinstein, Harmony Korine, Dieter Roth, Ed Ruscha, Josh Smith, and Christopher Wool, among others.
About Gagosian Shop:
Designed by Selldorf Architects, Gagosian Shop offers an exclusive and extensive selection of artists' books, scholarly monographs, catalogues and limited editions. Gagosian's unparalleled publishing program, featuring books on artists exhibited at Gagosian's worldwide galleries, is the central focus of the Shop.
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