Reviews

The Stampographer by Vincent Sardon wins a prestigious 50 Books/50 Covers award!

The Stampographer was “one of the best covers of the fall [2017] season” said Steve Heller last year. This year it won a highly coveted award for cover design!

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New York Times Best Photo Books 2017: Teju Cole picks Eternal Friendship

Teju Cole at the NEW YORK TIMES: “Anouck Durand’s photo-novel is bewildering, peculiar and smart, a matryoshka doll of a story … A brilliant rerouting of photography that reminds me of those strange documentaries by Werner Herzog, say, or Chris Marker.”

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The Stampographer: Reviving the Dadaist Tradition of Artful Mischief

Juliana Halpert writes in BOOKFORUM: Vincent Sardon’s rubber-stamp artworks, on jolly display in The Stampographer, revive the Dadaist tradition of artful mischief.

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John Cage Diary: Information is tactile

Andrew Durbin writes in BOMB: “Language, detail, individuals…rub against one another, stack together to form a kind of visual poetry that strives to give that information definite, personal shape.”

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Robert Seydel: “True aesthetic ambidexterity”

James Gibbons writes THE PARIS REVIEW DAILY: “One of the uncanny successes of Seydel’s art lies in the way his sophistication and erudition are everywhere in evidence[…]and yet he could fashion[…] a body of work that harnesses[…]the affecting strangeness and elemental power of naive art.”

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Suite Vénitienne: Intrusion of her own creation

“In her pursuit of strangers, Calle presents a kind of artistic Zeno’s paradox: the closer you get to someone else, the more you realize the distance separating you.” —Madeleine Schwartz in THE NY REVIEW OF BOOKS

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