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We concentrate on books on the visual arts: art, photography, architecture and design. Also we stock a complimentary selection of general interest books – literature, non-fiction, and cookbooks. Our website represents only a portion of our current, forthcoming, out-of-print and remaindered titles.

As the bookstore is primarily a walk-in business, it will occur that book requests through the website will be out of stock or no longer available. We will let you know about availability as quickly as possible. Conversely, the out-of-print material listed on the site is not available to the walk-in customer. Additional inquiries about these books should be directed to our Out of Print department.

STEVE DRISCOLL: CONVERSATIONS

Conversations surveys the work of 27-year-old artist Steve Driscoll, showcasing the changes and developments of his paintings from 2000 – 2008. Presented in full color, the paintings are accompanied by text is drawn from 16 video interviews conducted by art historian Jessica Gillies in early 2008. Interviewees include artists, arts writers, gallerists, designers and friends of the artist. Edited by Laurel MacMillan, the non-linear collection of quotes and anecdotes provide an introductory look at Driscoll’s work through the eyes of his peers. Discussing topics ranging from the use of industrial materials, his interest in fluidity and nature, his obsession with staging, and a relentless passion for self-promotion, of which this book is a clear example.  The interviews and collection of imagery allow readers an insight into Driscoll’s creative visions and mild eccentricities.

In conjunction with the book launch and publication of Steve Driscoll: Conversations, we have selected works on view in the bookstore.