Today’s AI-AP Design Arts Daily (“DART”) email offers a fine round up of books signings throughout the country this month. Thanks due to Peggy! I’ve added one event to Peggy Roalf’s compilation (Tyler Hicks at Umbrage Gallery).
“Photography books are like vehicles that offer rides to far-flung places, imaginary and real. This month the makers of 10 new books will be signing them and talking about their work at bookstores, galleries and museums around the country. As always, please check websites for details.
Tuesday, February 5, 6:30 pm, New York
Tonight, Tod Papageorge will give a talk and sign copies of American Sports, 1970: or How We Spent the War in Vietnam at Aperture Gallery, 547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor, NY. 212.505.5555.
Thursday, February 7, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, New York
Roe Etheridge will sign copies of Rockaway, New York at Dashwood Books.
33 Bond Street between Bowery and Lafayette, New York, NY. 212.387.8520
Thursday, February 7, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Brooklyn
Tyler Hicks will sign copies of Histories Are Mirrors: The Path of Conflict Through Afghanistan and Iraq at the exhibition opening at Umbrage Gallery, 111 Front Street (Dumbo), Suite 2008, Brooklyn, NY 212-796-2707
Thursday, February 7, 6:00 pm, San Francisco
Lisa M. Robinson will have a conversation with Ariel Shanberg of the Center for Photography at Woodstock and sign copies of Snowbound at SF Camerawork, 657 2nd Street, San Francisco, CA. 415.512.2020. Large scale prints from this series are on view through the end of February at Klompching Gallery in Brooklyn, NY.
Saturday, February 9, 2:00 – 4:00 pm, Philadelphia
Henry Horenstein will give a talk and sign copies of Close Relations at Gallery 339, 339 South 21st Street, Philadelphia, PA. 215.731.1530.
Wednesday, February 13, 6:00 – 9:00, Brooklyn
powerHouse Books and Wax Poetics host the launch of Wax Poetics Books, with two anthologies celebrating the album art of vinyl discs, and a new release on Wax Poetics Records. powerHouse Arena, 37 Main Street, Brooklyn, New York, NY. For more information, 718.624-5696 x207. Please RSVP to Kiera Peppers, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, February 15, 6:30 pm, San Francisco
In conjunction with their retrospective exhibition, Gilbert & George will give a talk and sign copies of Gilbert & George: The Complete Picture, at the de Young Museum, Koret Auditorium, Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA. 415.750-3600.
Tuesday, February 19, 6:30 pm, New York
In conjunction with the exhibition Class Pictures, which just opened, Aperture presents a discussion with Dawould Bey and Carrie Mae Weems, followed by a book signing. Aperture Gallery, 547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor, NY. 212.505.5555.
Thursday, February 21, 6:00 – 8:00, New York
At the opening reception for the exhibition Flight Attendants, Brian Finke will sign copies of his book of the same title at ClampArt, 521-531 W. 25th Street, New York, New York, NY. 646.230.0020.
Thursday, February 21, 6:30 pm, Chicago
Gillian Laub will give a talk and sign copies of Testimony at Columbia College, Ferguson Lecture Hall, 600 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL. 312.344.7321
Thursday, February 28, 7:00 pm, Minneapolis
In conjunction with the exhibition Worlds Away: New Suburban Landscapes, and the book of the same title, architect Teddy Cruz will give a talk about creating new models for affordable, sustainable housing and its potential to transform urban policy. Free tickets, courtesy Target, are available starting at 6:00 pm. Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN.”