Recommended Reading for the Print-Curious PART II

Artist Books

26°57,3’N, 142°16,8’E
By Veronika Shäpers and Durs Grünbein
Veronika Shäpers, 2007

A breathtaking work on the pursuit of the giant squid (Architeuthis) with text by Durs Grünbein, realized with letterpress and relief printing (polymer clichés and vinyl mats in blue, grey and black).
—Stephen Goddard

65 Maximiliana
By Iliazd and Max Ernst
Le Degré 41, 1964

Ilia Zdanevitch (Iliazd) was a Renaissance man and genius of the artist’s book. This is perhaps the most impressive of the 21 books he produced in Paris, starting in 1923.
—Stephen Woodall

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