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Book Signing: Raymond Pettibon and Marcel DzamaDavid Zwirner -19th Street (519 West 19th Street, New York, NY) Map it Free
Marcel Dzama & Raymond Pettibon
Saturday, October 19, 4 – 6 PM
519 West 19th Street, New York
Sower of Discord (Abrams) is the definitive monograph on the artist and includes a foreword by Raymond Pettibon, original short stories by Dave Eggers, an interview by Spike Jonze, and an essay by art historian Bradley Bailey, as well as a poster designed by the artist. Other recent titles include Puppets, Pawns, and Prophets (Hatje Cantz/David Zwirner) from the artist’s show in David Zwirner’s new London gallery; and original drawings for Momo, the 40th anniversary edition of the classic children’s book by German writer, Michael Ende, which has been translated into English by Lucas Zwirner for the first U.S. publication in over 25 years. For a complete list of books, visit the artist’s publications page.
Throughout the years, the artist’s subjects have included political figures and historical events, with particular intensity since the events of September 11, 2001 as evidenced by recent exhibitions. Seen in Here’s Your Irony Back: Political, Works 1975-2013 (Hatje Cantz/David Zwirner/Regen Projects) are images of Ronald and Nancy Reagan, J. Edgar Hoover, both Bush presidents, the Kennedys, Hitler, scenes from the Vietnam War and protest movements, wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib, President Obama, and Osama bin Laden. Also available is a major new monograph by Rizzoli, produced in close collaboration with the artist. This comprehensive collection spans Pettibon’s early flyers for the influential band Black Flag through his most recent political work, and includes previously unpublished material, as well as zines, posters, and excerpts from screenplays.
Also available for purchase (to be signed later by the artist) are new and recent books by Philip-Lorca diCorcia
Three recently published books include Hustlers (Steidldangin), created by Pascal Dangin in collaboration with the artist, presents the now iconic series in its entirety; the exhibition catalogue (Kerber Verlag) published to accompany a 2013 European retrospective features diCorcia’s seminal series from the past three decades; and the eagerly awaited reprint of the classic, A Storybook Life (Twin Palms). Also available in the gallery bookstore is the 2011 publication, Eleven.