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Artists on Writing: An Interview with Carroll Dunham by Matthew Weinstein
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“I don’t consider anything about my writing to be natural.”

Teju Cole’s Blind Spot by Claire Lehmann
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Following loosely in the tradition of the book-length photo-essay yoking images to text in a documentary mode, Cole has gently torqued this form.

From Liquidation by Joey Yearous-Algozin & Holly Melgard
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After playing video poker and walking the boardwalk all night, we stopped by Trump Taj Mahal on our way out of town to gawk at the business our president ran into the ground.

Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen by Michael Wilson
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A modestly sized but nonetheless ambitious blend of catalog, monograph, and artist’s project, the book accompanies a touring exhibition of the same name which opened at the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, in March 2016.

Sophie Calle’s Rachel Monique by Jennifer Krasinski
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As her mother, Monique Sindler, lay dying, the artist Sophie Calle put a camera at her bedside in order to record her last words. Having always wished to be a part of her daughter’s work, her mother responded: “Finally!”

Steffani Jemison by Ben Lerner
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Early film, nineteenth-century science fiction, and experimental musical languages serve a young artist’s explorations of race and our political present.

Frayed at the Edges by Paula Kupfer
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Border crossings in recent photobooks by Adam Golfer, John Radcliffe Studio, and Paul Turounet

The Red-Shanked Douc Langur by Tammy Nguyen

This visual narrative, arranged into a scroll format for online viewing, is the first chapter of Tammy Nguyen’s fiction Primate City—a duet of artist books that draws upon a 1969 US military intelligence proposal to modernize Danang City.

Daido Moriyama by Bree Zucker
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“The street is always interesting because any world of images I construct is promptly dismissed once I go outside.”

The Artificial Life by Andrea Kleine
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Odyssey Works has an audience of one—and a book for the rest of us.

Portfolio by Adam Pendleton
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Black Dada, System of Display

Wolf Vostell and Dick Higgins’s Fantastic Architecture by Eva Díaz
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Buildings are big, expensive, and they have a tendency to stick around a long time. So what’s an artist who wants to disturb “the repressive architecture of bureaucracy and luxury” to do?

Two Stanley Whitney Books by Chris Chang
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“No rulers ever used.”

Dena Yago by Marie Heilich
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Care and control of the social and self.

AND Publishing by Hatty Nestor
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Publishing as a tool of discovery.

Portfolio by Tristan Perich

Images of the process behind making 0.01s: The First 1/100th Second of 1-Bit Symphony, Perich’s new conceptual art book coming out in early December.

Primary Information by Matthew Erickson
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Books as an exhibition space, reprinting archival material, and some thoughts on the current state of art publishing.

Jill Magid by Jovana Stokić
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Spy agencies, multinational corporations, and the exchange of information.

Chad Muthard by Jacob Pastrovich
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Chad Muthard talks about symbols and seduction in his new book, Follow my Lead After You.

Paper Clip #4 by Margie Cook

Paper Clip is a weekly compilation of artifacts, both old and new, and sometimes BOMB-related.

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