Issue O - Lueneburg, Allemagne
Front: Ken Okishi & Nick Mauss
Detail Ken Okishi & Nick Mauss
Back: Edgars Gluhovs
Jay Chung & Q Takeki Maeda
Office, Ei Arakawa
Detail: Edgars Gluhovs
Gustave Caillebotte and Le Yacht
Les Journalistes, Musée d’Orsay
La derniere mode
April 23, 2010 - June 6, 2010, Halle fuer Kunst, Lueneburg, Allemagne
The opening is accompanied by a performance by Mikaël D. Brkić
Hey, hey little baby break down
On view at the Halle für Kunst Lüneburg:
Ei Arakawa asks Malik Gaines about W.E.B. Du Bois, the American civil rights activist, and the first African-American Ph.D. recipient from
Harvard University in 1895 . This article is paralleled by the photos of Bed-Stuy residential warehouse in USA, where Ei Arakawa lives and works.
An extra dust jacket for issue O, Including blurb, or readers guide, for the already performed and re-staged The Screens / The Islands; a work in 7 scenes Gerry Bibby
Jay Chung & Q Takeki Maeda show a series of microfiches related to Flaubert’s Bouvard and Pécuchet.
Edgars Gluhovs shows two framed prints of menus served to Raymond Roussel in autumn of 1926.
Nick Mauss & Ken Okiishi try to reconstruct
a window design originally made by Victor Hugo in 1977 for Halston.
A reprint of the article Artful Lodgers, published November 2008 in the New York Times Style Magazine, amongst others about Fia Backström’s living and working situation.
A reprint of Jillian Taylor Lerner’s article The French Profiled by Themselves: Social Typologies, Advertising Posters, and the Illustrations of Consumer Lifestyles, published in Grey Room 27, Spring 2007, p. 6 – 35.
A couple of drawings by Paul Gavarni taken from the series Les Français peints par eux-mêmes (1840 –1843).
A facsimile of La Dernière Mode, a fashion magazine published by Stéphane Mallarmé in 1874, accompanied by a short essay from Rachel K. Ward, taken from the blog Fashion versus Art, posted November 17, 2009.
An English translation of the article Partage du rêve – Publicité et ecriture poétique dans La Dernière Mode by Fumi Yasano about La Dernière Mode and Stéphane Mallarmé’s advertisement strategy within the magazine, originally published in French in the catalogue Velours et guipure, Mallarmé et la dernière Mode, Musée départemental Stéphane Mallarmé, Vulaines sur Seine, 2003. The article is accompanied by a slide show with installation views of the aforementioned exhibition.
An introduction, printed matter and photographs on the impressionist painter, collector, patron, and yacht constructor Gustave Caillebotte.
The Artists and the Dealer. The Roles of Gustave Caillebotte, Mary Cassat and Paul Durand-Ruel in 19th Century Revolutionary Art by Ulf Wuggening
The catalogue of the exhibition Les Journalistes, organized in 1986 by Chantal Georgel at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris.
A poster print with the advertisement for the sale of Guy de Maupassant’s yacht Bel-Ami.