“one of the persistent motifs through the book’s sequence is an asterisk and, specifically, one imbued with the legacy of the graphic designer muriel cooper. as the first design director for mit press and the cofounder of the visible language workshop, cooper’s legacy for reorienting and repositioning the direction of an artist’s monograph is imaginatively explored in the creative partnership of dexter sinister and shannon ebner.” [1]

09/01/2012 § Leave a comment

shannon ebner and dexter sinister, cover of the sun as error  (2009)

 

“i am somehow looking to stay in the world of depictive images, by simply asking for more from them through developing a different system, idea, or model of how they might function.”

– shannon ebner [2]

 

rain rain go away

a young hare

 

 

notes:

[1]     today’s title comes from the description of shannon ebner’s monograph the sun as error found here on textfield.

[2]     text originally found in an old walker art center catalog… which has gone missing.  shannon’s work shown as  a part of the walker’s exhibition the spectacular of the vernacular.

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