Robert M Rubin’s Comprehensive Monograph, “Richard Prince: Cowboy”

Featuring photography, painted works, ephemera and erotica, a survey of the artist's interest in the American West

Across 480 pages, Robert M Rubin’s sprawling survey, Richard Prince: Cowboy, centers on the photographer’s exploration of the American cowboy archetype as it is characterized in film and advertising. Prince began his career in the latter, at Time Inc, where he was tasked with clipping text and imagery from magazines. This process of cutting and pasting informed his most immediate artistic endeavors after departing the industry: …

Arthur Drooker’s Light-Bending “Cosmic Carnival” Monograph

A colorful, kinetic visual study from one of our favorite photographers

In many ways a celebration of light’s relationship with motion, photographer Arthur Drooker‘s new soft cover monograph, Cosmic Carnival, captures the swirling colors of rides at several county fairs. Nothing shy of a feast for the eyes, the 34 page photo book taps into childhood nostalgia and dizzying memories—but it also addresses the way we understand kinetic color. “I wanted to make the Cosmic Carnival …

Reproducing Scholten & Baijings Book

A colorful look at the Dutch design studio's past 14 years of work in their first monograph

In 2000, Dutch designers Stefan Scholten and Carole Baijings set out to design functional products, exclusively collaborate with the world’s best brands and professionals and to find a balance between industrially produced series and experimental projects. Looking back on what the two have accomplished through their design studio Scholten & Baijings, it is evident they’ve succeeded in such a mission. The Amsterdam-based duo have established …