Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Written In Fur Drawn In Snow

Written In Fur Drawn In Snow
This is an artists’ book by Jasper Sebastian Stürup
It was published by Forever & Today, Inc. in New York in 2012
Stürup have had the exhibition: 
I Don't Believe You, It Used To Be Like That And Now It Goes Like This. 
at Forever & Today, Inc. in 2009
The book was meant as an extension of this exhibition, but took on a life of its own, 
it still have images of two of the works from the show.
The book is a nice hardcover with magenta foil stamp of a drawing on the cover
The content of the book is split into five sections:
The first 16 pages are black and white photographs
The second section is a collection of texts on the works and books by Stürup, by:
 Christoph Tannert, Director Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin. David Senior, Bibliographer MoMA Library, NYC. The introduction and an in-depth interview with Stürup are written by the two directors of Forever & Today, Inc Ingrid Chu and Savannah Gorton.
The third section consists of 32 pages of black and white drawings.
The fourth section, 32 pages, is a mix of drawings, photographs, paintings and the first fur sculpture.
The book ends with 16 pages of colour photographs.

There is a special edition of the book,
It has green foil stamp on the cover and has a loose inserted signed and numbered photograph
The edition of this version is 25 + 9 AP

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