Jonathan Anderson, Joe Brainard, Stephane Bak, Omar Ayuso
Edition : First / Madrid / Loewe / 2021 / Softcover. / Fine Folio, 3 volumes + T Shirt. Numerous Colour plates.
One of the better pandemic presentations – mens and womenswear are represented in 2 lookbooks, plus there the show on a shirt, which is fun, and the brilliant Joe Brainard book – “…devoted to the graphic works and artists’ publications of artist and writer Joe Brainard (1942-1994). Prefaced by Brainard’s close friend, the poet Ron Padgett, and accompanied by an essay by art critic ‘ric Troncy, the publication features rarely seen zines, comics, printed matter, ephemera and artworks Brainard created during the 1960s and 70s. Edited and designed by M/M (Paris), and published by LOEWE, A Joe Brainard Show in a Book is housed in a giant fold-out cloth dust jacket reproducing Brainard’s Untitled (Bow)….”.