THEORY: Books On Books, Peter Willis

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Publishing as Artistic Practice

Publishing as Artistic Practice – Book Cover. Image © Chris Gibson, 2017

In conjunction with the 2016 Artist Self-Publishers’ Fair at the ICA (London), Peter Willis wrote this excellent survey of books related to artists’ publications.

I’ve been using it as a bibliography for my own reading so wanted to share the books here.

Books that contextualize the field:

Books that looks at the impact of self-publishing on subcultures:

Books that look at technology-induced aesthetics (particularly the aesthetics of photocopying):

Books that catch the zeitgeist:

Magazines as artistic production: