Posts Tagged ‘book’

Paolo Ventura’s Winter Stories

Thursday, October 15th, 2009


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Winter stories sample 1

Photographer Paolo Ventura builds intricate, miniature sets from found objects (often flea market finds) and shoots them to appear life-size, creating haunting, narrative series. His first book, War Souvenir, explored fictional wartime scenes. His newest book, Winter Stories (just out from Aperture & Contrasto), depicts scenes from theĀ memory bank of a fictional circus performer looking back on his life during his final moments…for more info, visit Ventura’s website.

To read my Graphis interview w/Ventura from a few years ago, click here.

Check out my brand new review for Coolhunting here.

And check out the artist in his own words:

Paolo Ventura on Winter Stories from Aperture Foundation on Vimeo.

Richard Meier: Architect, Volume 5

Friday, October 9th, 2009


Check out my new review of Richard Meier: Architect, the fifth volume in Rizzoli’s popular series. Focusing on the Pritzker-Prize winning architect’s work from 2004-2009, the book reveals that 45 years in, Meier‘s only getting better…

Image courtesy of Rizzoli.