Flatnessisgod : Art + Design + Process + Picture Plane Theory + X, Y
  • artists' book
  • pictorial wrappers
  • offset-printed
  • sewn bound
  • black-and-white
  • 28 x 21.5 cm.
  • 253 pp.
  • edition size 3000
  • unsigned and unnumbered
  • ISBN 1887128344

Flatnessisgod : Art + Design + Process + Picture Plane Theory + X, Y

[Second Edition]

Ryan McGinness

Flatnessisgod : Art + Design + Process + Picture Plane Theory + X, Y

description

Artist's book by Ryan McGuinness, includes square CD-ROM and an index. "'flatnessisgod' presents a thorough exploration of the basic practice of seeing and consuming the second dimension. The pages contain paintings, basic design studies, image and type experiments, logo developments, layouts, graffiti converted into corporate logos, art haiku, and mistranslated text from Japanese candy. The ideas are expressed visually and are organized into the following chapters: Base, Image, Taking, Reduction, Space, Language, Identity, Dominance, Parts, Artifact, and Mirror." -- publisher's statement.

New York, NY : R S U B, 2000
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