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Shoes, Shoes, Shoes: The Autobiography of Alice B. Shoe

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Reviewed by Andrew Berardini      I decided that being a shoe salesman is a really sexy job. -Andy Warhol   Clothing and its accessories are merely costumes. What role do you want to play? What character would you like for me to see you performing? These things are not our actual selves but just the one we want others to witness.   This is what makes the desperate throb of consumer capitalism possible.   Buying a thing, you can become the person who owns it, someone different, someone better. A decadent party girl might buy these chunky heels to…

Exercises in Kinesthetic Drawing and Other Drawing

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Review by Andrew Berardini Nine Pencil Breaks A sentence written on a hangover. A sentence that always comes too late, but is welcome anyway. A sentence that can’t make up its mind. A sentence written while staring into oblivion. A sentence where every keystroke is carefully observed. A sentence with a break, it stepped outside, took a few deep breaths of hot spring air, and then returned to finish. A sentence that wishes it was blue, that it could break out of the linear lines stacked around it and be free and scattered on a naked page. A sentence that…

Contributors

  KAREN ADELMAN is an artist, writer, and vocalist from New York. She received her MFA from USC in 2012 and currently lives in Los Angeles, where she is writing a science fiction novel about a future oppressed by interminable noise (and simultaneously adapting it as an opera). She also writes on art, media, and culture, and records songs under the name Kajren Adielman. https://soundcloud.com/kajren-adielman   LISA ANNE AUERBACH is an artist and calls Los Angeles home. lisaanneauerbach.com   KATIE BACHLER lives out in the desert where she is learning about how to create home in a vast place. She teaches desert kids…

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Reviews are listed alphabetically by book title. # “3,4,5”, “&8” reviewed by Akina Cox A A Few Years of Writing Interspersed with some Facts of Life, reviewed by Travis Diehl The Address Book, reviewed by Sarah Williams Amazon Solitaire, reviewed by Jen Hutton American Pictures by Jacob Holdt, reviewed by Lisa Anne Auerbach Amy Sillman: One Lump Or Two, reviewed by Andrew Berardini Another Self, reviewed by Zach Kleyn Anyone Telling Anything is Telling That Thing, reviewed by Jaye Fishel Apart From, reviewed by Jared Baxter  Art and Utopia: Limited Action, reviewed by Carter Mull The Art of Walking, reviewed by Sarah Bay…

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The Art Book Review is: a compendium of reviews about books vaguely relating to the subject of art (artist books and ephemera, catalogs, monographs, art history, and book-length works of art criticism or general literature about art, etc… etc…) a person (or persons) who casually harasses writers to get them to occasionally turn in written reviews of art books a constellation of collaborators from many places coming together a special service coupling covetous writers with willing publishers ___________________________________________________________________________________ Founders: Andrew Berardini and Sarah Williams Managing Editor: Meg Whiteford Editors: Andrew Berardini & Jaye Fishel Design Consultant: Ania Diakoff