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LIKE WOW. DEANA LAWSON SIGNED BY DEANA LAWSON. AN INTERVIEW WITH ARTHUR JAFA. AN ESSAY BY ZADIE SMITH. AND THE MOST AMAZE PHOTOGRAPHS WE HAVE SEEN FOR A LONG, LONG TIME. A TRUE 2018 SUPERBOOK AND ALREADY SO SCARCE. DID WE SAY IT WAS SIGNED? IT IS. SIGNED. 


Burgundy. The page edges are tipped in claret too. It is a very, very handsome book. 
 

Blackness. Everyone in the book is black. Lawson travels the world to create these pictures. Mickey & Friends was shot in Jamaica. 
 

Sons of Cush. 2016. There is something of Tina Barney in these carefully composed pictures. They are staged portraits. Documentary portraits perhaps. In the interview with Arthur Jafa, Lawson talks about trying to set up this photograph with various men and babies (and a yellow dress) in various locations. They all failed. Then she met someone who knew someone who had a two month old daughter. And this is the photograph. Real. 
 

And still life. Our iPhone re-photograph doesn't do the printing of these colours justice.It is a wet towel. But a sumptuous one. 
 

Khadafi, 2013. An appropriated image. Included we would think for the contrast it provides. Lawson's prepared subjects are pictured without the trappings of received culture. In her pictures, there is less bling. Just the thing. 
 

This kind of 'thing'.
 

Or, more randomly, this kind of 'thing'. It is from an artwork entitled 'Messier 81, Return of the Dove" - see it here complete with the Polaroid family portrait
 

We came to this book via Arthur Jafa. It is epic. We have been looking for a signed copy for a while. So we could write about it. Now that mission is accomplished. And this very rarely there book is yours. One copy on the button below. 
 
I Am BUYING The Amaze DEANA Lawton BOOK SIGNED!

RETURN OF THE RAF SIMONS 1996-2006 ARCHIVE BOOK. THIRTY MINT COPIES FOUND IN A WAREHOUSE IN JAPAN. AT THE ORIGINAL PRICE TOO. A SECOND CHANCE TO OWN THE FAST SELLING, MOST SOLD OUT BOOK OF THE LAST FEW YEARS. ENJOY. 


FOR REAL! That's amazing. At least thirty people missed this book the first time round. This is not a reprint. These are mint copies of the original edition REDISCOVERED in Japan. 700 pages of Raf!!!

So let's do it. Courier shipping copies around the world. Creative relief packages 
 
I WILL Take THIS SECOND Chance TO BUY THE Archive Books!

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Probably is the best selection of books at any one time in any one place in the whole history of the world. Click through. There are hundreds more. 
 
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SIGNED BY... EVERYONE! TADANORI YOKOO, JOEL MEYEROWITZ, PATTI SMITH (IN TRIPLICATE), THE SIGNED STORE AMAZING ITSELF!


Twelve times WOW and that is not even a third of it! 
 
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