México, D.F: Centro Cultural Estación Indianilla, 2007-2011. b/w and color plates, illus., facs., cat., bio/chron., sigs., plus one lithograph, loose as issued, color pict. wrps., inside black cloth covered double-lid shell box with pull-out black ribbon, in cardboard slip cover. Item #105687
A fine press project in sets of 4 books on 4 contemporary artists. 28 contemporary, living artists in Mexico are involved in the project. This set was the first publication of the cultural center located in México City with the intent of providing and well printed, economical series on contemporary, living artists that includes images of 15 of their most representative works, a biography and critical texts. Each book in the special edition includes one signed, numbered lithograph in an edition of 50 (except the Leonora Carrington volume which is limited to 25), plus images of 15 of their most representative works, a biography and critical texts. The publication is a project of the Centro Cultural Estación Indianilla, a remodeled 19th century electric train station, transformed into a multifaceted cultural space adapted for the practice, exhibition and development of contemporary and new technology artistic creations as well an historic place. The cultural promoter of this innovative project was Isaac Masri, who recovered and saved the fabulous objects of the permanent exhibition in the basement of the station, including artwork created by artists Leonora Carrington, Francisco Toledo, Manuel Felguérez, Vicente Rojo, Gustavo Pérez and others. While the lithograph is an edition of 50, the book is an edition of 1000, ENGLISH AND SPANISH TEXTS.