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Toilet Paper #01 – June 2010
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  Toilet Paper June 2010
Edited by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari.

Published by Deste Foundation, Athens.
published in July 2010
English edition
22,5 x 29 cm (softcover)
44 pages (25 color ill.)
ISBN: 977-1-79238-900-0
EAN: 9771792389000
out of print
Photo by Pierpaolo Ferrari; contributions by Jacopo Emiliani, Alberto Zanetti, Elisabetta Claudio, Federico Albertini, Andrea Mineo.
Toilet Paper #1 comes with two different covers, randomly distributed.
Toilet Paper is an artists' magazine created and produced by Maurizio Cattelan and photographer Pierpaolo Ferrari (Le Dictateur), born out of a passion or obsession they both cultivate: images. Following in the wake of Cattelan's cult publication Permanent Food, the magazine contains no text; each picture springs from an idea, often simple, and through a complex orchestration of people it becomes the materialization of the artists' mental outbursts. Since the first issue, in 2010, Toilet Paper has created a world that displays ambiguous narratives and a troubling imagination. It combines the vernacular of commercial photography with twisted narrative tableaux and surrealistic imagery. The result is a publication that is itself a work of art which, through its accessible form as a magazine, and through its wide distribution, challenges the limits of the contemporary art economy.