Artist's Books

According to Printed Matter, "‘artists’ books’ refers to publications that have been conceived as artworks in their own right." They are usually a very limited edition so when you see one, grab it!



Wrongly Bodied by Clarissa Sligh Sold out
Philadelphia: Leeway Foundation, 2009. Edition of 1500.7.75 x 5″; 160 pages. Printed offset. Perfect bound. Paper illustrated wrappers. Includes essays by Carla Williams, Jake in Transition from Female to Male series, or, Through the Mirror and What Clarissa Found There...
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Dark Archives by Andre Bradley
Dark Archives by artist Andre Bradley is a provocative exploration of one black man’s memories of childhood. An autobiography in fragments, Dark Archives interweaves Bradley’s writing and photographs with pictures from his family archive. Part story, part lyrical investigation, Dark...
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Hard to Place by Qiana Mestrich
An insightful artists' book from emerging artist Qiana Mestrich that touches upon personal histories, family narratives, untold stories, memory, and hope. Get this one now while you can—she's only going up from here. From the author: For all loves never...
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The Testament Project, Volume 1 by Kris Graves
This publication was a marvelous surprise—I was ordering another title from Kris Graves Projects and he threw in a copy of his own publication. I was blown away and promptly ordered it for Material Life. From the author: The Testament Project is...
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My White Friends
2013 | 80 pages The images from Myra Greene's series initially read as benign portraits of a cross section of white American life, yet the impetus for their creation lies in an undercurrent of racial description. By photographing friends, peers,...
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I slowly watched him disappear by Jason Hanasik
I slowly watched him disappear is a beautiful, sensitive project about masculinity and maturation.  The first of a three-part examination of the military body/masculinity. This first part focuses on the fantasy of the military body/masculinity seen through the eyes of Sharrod,...
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