Articles Tagged: Art Books

The Book as Recombinant Structure: A Century of Art and Experimental Books

Reading Time: 9 minutes The following is an excerpt from Amaranth Borsuk’s┬áThe Book, part of the ‘Essential Knowledge’ Series from MIT Press. This chapter explores the various ways writers and artists for more than a hundred years have approached the book as an object and a structure that can be cut up and rearranged as early examples of ‘digital’… Read more »

The Muted Gestures of Small Press

Reading Time: 6 minutes As a publisher of short-run artist books, I often feel like each publication I make is being thrown into a forest. I run over, look around, repeatedly glance over my spreadsheet of sales, and wonder if it has made a sound. With the proliferation of e-books, blogs, and other (free) forms of online publishing, the… Read more »

The New Publisher: Hercules Editions

Reading Time: 5 minutes Hercules Editions is a London-based publisher of books that combine poetry and art and archival material. It emerged from a one-off creative collaboration between poet Tamar Yoseloff and designer Vici MacDonald and evolved into a small independent press. We spoke with Tamar about how Hercules Editions came into being, her novel approach to publishing, and… Read more »