Mushrooms, Pukaskwa National Park, Ontario, Canada

Archive for the 'Books' Category

Tauba Auerbach’s RGB Colorspace Atlas

Published on September 22, 2012

Oftentimes I have admired the colors in the color picker in Photoshop, and seen colorspace visualizations in monitor reviews. This three-dimensional representation of the color space in book form, however, is perfect. Thoroughly three-dimensional, and sliceable by turning pages, it is a beautiful object, open or closed. More images at the artist’s website (the website is very annoying to […]

“Book” Shelves, or Jim Rosenau’s Books as Furniture at

Published on August 25, 2008

A particularly self-referential shelf at Jin Rosenau’s booth at the Palo Alto Art and Wine Festival, where he was showing of his bookshelves, made both for and out of books. Inspired by reading Nicholson Baker’s article “Books as Furniture” in the New Yorker (June 12, 1995, p. 84 — also printed in his The Size […]

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