Recalling what went through my mind while waiting for John Cage’s 4’ 33’’ to end. by António Olaio (2018)

NOW AVAILABLE! from Louffa Press: António Olaio's artist's book was launched June 6th, 2018 7PM at McNally Jackson Bookstore / Williamsburg (76 N 4th St, Brooklyn, NY).

Recalling what went through my mind while waiting for John Cage’s 4’ 33’’ to end. (Cleaning up the vacuum: Prelude) artist book by António Olaio (2018).

This artist book is one in a series of artist books published by Louffa Press exploring the meeting points in the performance of rhetoric in American life as filtered through the work of American artists such as Chuck Close, Barbara Kruger, Alison Knowles, Richard Serra, Dick Higgins, George Maciunas, Jenny Holzer, John Cage.

António Olaio was born in 1963 in Sá da Bandeira, Angola and lives in Coimbra, Portugal. He is Professor of the Architecture Department of the University of Coimbra. He finished his PhD in 2000 (“The field of art according to Marcel Duchamp”). Director of Colégio das Artes and researcher of Centro de Estudos Sociais of the University of Coimbra. His performances led him to music. He was one of the founders of the rock group “Reporter Estrábico” in 1986 and, since 1995, the songs he makes with the musician João Taborda are frequently presented in his videos and exhibitions.

Edition of 15, signed and numbered by the artist. Each edition includes one book of black and white graphite drawings with hand-stamped red ink, A5 size (5.8" x 8.3"). $110 includes shipping in the United States of America (USA). For international orders, please inquire via email.

 

 

Election by Beatriz Albuquerque (2016)

Election 2016 artist book by Beatriz Albuquerque (2016).

This artist book is the first in a series of artist books to be published by Louffa Press exploring the meeting points in the performance of rhetoric in American life as filtered through the work of American artists such as Chuck Close, Barbara Kruger, Alison Knowles, Richard Serra, Dick Higgins, George Maciunas, Jenny Holzer, John Cage.

Beatriz Albuquerque is an interdisciplinary Portuguese artist living in New York. She is known for her interdisciplinary practices between performance and cross media. Awards include the Breakthrough Award for the 17th Biennial Cerveira; Myers Art Prize Award from Columbia University, New York; and the Premio Ambient Performance Series, PAC / edge Performance Festival, Chicago.

Edition of 16, signed by the artist. PLA non-toxic polylactide plastic, burned paper. Various colors.

Each edition includes one box (3″x 3″x 1.5″), one PUPPET sculpture (2″x 0.25″ x 0.10″), & one fold-out burned print (2″ x 11″).

$110 (includes shipping & handling in the United States)