NYC: Rizzoli, 2010
33 x 25cm, unpaginated (but c. 400pp) plus boards, dust jacket (printed both sides), 3-d cutt-out mask and surround, inserted poster and plastic bands to hold the latter items in place. An ornate and extensive artist’s book by the Brazilian artist cum collective. This is a tour de force of imagery – often confusing and bewildering, some pages are printed in three dimensions (hence the mask to see the effect), and there is very little text apart from some short essays at the beginning and end of the book. One is reminded of Warhol’s “Index Book” or Hirst’s “I want to spend the rest of my life……” in the production values employed. This copy is embellished with an extensive felt-tipped drawing on the first inner end papers dedicated to Fran Cesco (sic) who according to the text was a key figure in the book’s production. A wonderful association copy. Fine.