Art and Architecture Blog, Irenebrination, Reviews “Shelter” by Moki

April 17, 2017

Irenebrination recently wrote a beautiful review of Shelter, a new book by artist Moki. The review captures the complex messages of Shelter as well as the novel style of Moki’s woody artistic creations.

Read the review here to learn more about the profound metaphors of Shelter and the wood-centric practice of artist and author, Moki.

Purchase Shelter, an artistic meditation on human refuge and sanctuary, at Gingko Press.   

 

Biker Blog ChopCult Interviews Todd Blubaugh, Author of “Too Far Gone”

April 14, 2017

ChopCult, a blog for bikers and motorcycle junkies, just published an interview with Todd Blubaugh, author of Too Far Gone. ChopCult opines, “When he showed me some of his work from the book, I couldn’t believe the creativity in both his words and photos.”

The article details Blubaugh’s personal journey down the west coast after the death of a close friend. ChopCult’s interview captures the beauty of his photographic memoir and its resonance for bikers.

Purchase Too Far Gone, a snapshot of American motorcycle culture, at Gingko Press.

“OBEY: Earth Crisis” and More Albin Michel Titles are Now Available!

March 28, 2017

OBEY Earth Crisis Vol. 1 & Vol. 2

OBEY: Earth Crisis, a two-volume collection of 25 years of Shepard Fairey’s environmentally-focused work, has just arrived in our warehouse all the way from France courtesy of French publisher Editions Albin Michel. This substantial bilingual set (Engl./French)  features two volumes packaged together in a slipcase; Volume One includes over 100 pages encapsulating Fairey’s entire catalog of environmentally themed work, while Volume Two is a massive board-bound 10-print set, with prints suitable for display either intact or as frame-worthy stand alone pieces.

Also available now are several others of Albin Michel’s high-quality bilingual contemporary street art titles: C215, a monograph on the titular prolific French artist, and the stunning collections Djerbahood and Tour Paris 13. Find them now at Gingko Press!

 

Experience “Wall Writers” at The Museum of the City of New York, 3/22

March 20, 2017

Wall Writers MCoNY

Roger Gastman’s documentary “Wall Writers: Graffiti in its Innocence” returns to New York on Wednesday, March 22, 6:30 pm, with a showing at the Museum of the City of New York. Tickets are $12+ and only $10 for members, and they say “The companion book, Wall Writers: Graffiti in Its Innocence, will be available for sale – and signing! – following the program.” According to the museum, “director Roger Gastman will join legendary graffiti writers MIKE-171, Wicked Gary, and COCO 144 for a talkback” after the film, and  it will be introduced by curator Sean Corcoran.

The screening is part of the museum’s Smile, It’s Your Close Up: New York’s Documentaries series, which “zooms in on key moments, individuals, and communities across the five boroughs to pose the question, ‘What makes New York New York?'” Visit the event page here for more information.

 

 

 

 

Don’t Miss Catherine Harvey and “Stay With Me” at FIT Tonight

March 2, 2017

Stay With Me FIT

Catherine Harvey’s global book tour celebrating her new work Stay With Me: The Most Creative Hotel Brands in the World begins tonight in New York City, in FIT’s Dubinsky Student Center. The Love Your Library Event is free and open to the public, and the book will be available for presale. Learn more about the event at FIT’s website here.

Stay With Me, which features a global selection of the best and most creative hotel branding, interior design and brand identities in recent years, will be available May 2017 from Gingko Press.

Cinema Retro Interviews “Art of the B-Movie Poster” Author Adam Newell

March 1, 2017

Cinema Retro Art of the B Movie Poster

British film magazine Cinema Retro recently caught up with Adam Newell, author of The Art of the B-Movie Poster, for an interview about the book and the art of hunting and collecting vintage film posters. Read the interview here to learn a bit about Newell’s own evolution as a poster collector, the process of putting the book together, and even a few tips on how to store your own B-movie art.

The Art of the B-Movie Poster is Newell’s collection of over 1,000 incredible posters from low-budget films from the 1940s, 50s, 60s, and 70s. A loving tribute to the artwork and artists that brought biker gangs, jungle girls, James Bond rip-offs and reefer heads to life for audiences around the world, The Art of the B-Movie Poster is currently available from Gingko Press.