Monthly Archives: October 2010

Book of the Week #2: Erik Van der Weijde / Der Baum

I wrote about Erik van der Weijde‘s eclectic publishing activities before over on eyecurious books etc. The title of his latest book,  Der Baum (The Tree), is taken from Der Baum im Bildde der Landschaft, a 1931 photobook published as part of a series which aimed to “provide cheap educational tools for the uneducated masses.” […]

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Space is the place: Vincent Fournier

Earlier this week Obama signed the NASA 2010 Authorization Act into law, which guarantees NASA a decent chunk of change, although the specifics of how it’s going to be spent are still up in the air. However, we do know that the moon is passé and now the focus is firmly on Mars. I suppose […]

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Review: Anonymes @ Le Bal

Paris must have one of the highest densities of museums exhibiting photography of any major city. So it could be considered surprising that a new venue, Le Bal, has just opened behind the Place de Clichy, slightly off the beaten track for the Paris art crowd. The space gets its name from the fact that […]

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Book of the Week #1: Harvey Benge / Birds

The first in the Book of the Week series is Harvey Benge‘s Birds. I got this 10-page book (ed. of 50) in the mail when I got back to Paris earlier this month, just as autumn seemed to be setting in, and it completely made my day. This one doesn’t need to be described in […]

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New on eyecurious: Book of the week

As you can see from the above image, there is a steadily growing pile of books sitting in the corner of my living room. Short of actually getting around to getting some more shelving or moving flats, I have decided to at least throw a little spotlight on one book each week. These won’t be […]

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