Kenya Hara gives so much attention to every single element: the photography, the paper, the graphic design. This book is so consistent and convincing that it pulls you into a completely different world.
What inspires me about Swiss painter Johann Heinrich Füssli is that he had an international consciousness—expressed in his art—in the 18th century, decades before direct flights and the Internet would make that an easy thing to do. He did it when it was hard.
Printed Matter Hosts a Bolted Book Show & Tell, January 26, 2017
Bolted Book Show & Tell
Printed Matter, NYC Thursday, January 26, 2017, 6:30-8:00 PM, Free and open to the public
Graphic design guru Steven Heller from the School of Visual Arts and Fortunato Depero expert Raffaele Bedarida from Cooper Union will give an in-depth presentation of The Bolted Book while you examine the pages of the 1927 rare original up close and in person.