"The Arrangement is a group of images Ruth Van Beek made with a collection of books on flower arranging. She has been collecting books on this subject for years, mostly instructional books dating from the fifties to the seventies. They combine colorful still lifes of flower arrangements with the functional photography of a manual.
Ruth Van Beek is specially interested in the translation of the strict rules and symbols of Japanese Ikebana into instructional books for Dutch housewifes."
This book is shortlisted for the "Aperture Foundation / Paris Photo 2014 - Photobook of the Year Award".
48 pages - Softcover
RVB Books, 2014
New - Mint condition
This product is no longer in stock
Warning: Last books in stock!
.Currently out of stock. Publisher's presentation: "Augustin Rebetez in his Swiss Jura House let his imagination run. With a bunch of friends, he builds sculptures, sets, stages and imagines an astonishing permanent theatre. His book takes us into a strange tale, haunted whith masked characters engaged in mysterious activities. As we discover the...
RVB Books's presentation: "Over the course of his travels for the last ten years Tiane Doan na Champassak has been collecting Thai erotic magazines dating back to the 1960s and 1970s. With representations of nudity banned at the time, the magazines’ censorship is applied with great creativity and care. For the creation of this project, Censored, the...
.A few copies back in stock (long sold out by the publisher!).Presentation by RVB Books: "Champagne is the first title of a book series to be published by artists Mazaccio & Drowilal with RVB Books. In this project closer to iconography than to photography, the duo confronts a series of representations of Misses of all sorts to those of various car...