Wednesday, July 3, 2013

30 Americans (June 14 - Sept. 8, 2013), exhibition brochure, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

Cover image: Kehinde Wiley, Triple Portrait of Charles 1, 2007
The calendar of events for the exhibition.
A simple accordion folded brochure for this fascinating show of works by 30 African American artists at the Milwaukee Art Museum. A wonderful back cover for the show features Nick Cave's Soundsuit, 2008. Single page 9" x 4", width fully open 24".

Single page 9" x 4", width fully open 24".

Tom Clohosy Cole, Space Race, NoBrow Press, London, 2012


Another excellent addition to NoBrow's accordion/concertina publication series. This visual history of the space race is beautifully illustrated by Tom Cole. While there's no conceptual or arty trickery to this book, it does use the panoramic features of the accordion to great advantage in telling this story. Individual pages 9.25" x5.5" and fully extended 4' 5". Here's the link to other Nobrow accordions: NoBrow Products

Dogan Surek, Perfect World, 1996.

Another quirky linocut accordion from Dogan Surek that's made up of 12 pages of apocalyptic imagery, and a final question connected to the last two images asking "What is your idea of "Make a Fresh Start," either photo 1 or 2.

Each page 5.75" x 4" fully open 4' long.