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Toilet PaperDiamond Collection

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The Diamond limited edition of 1000 numbered copies includes the book Toilet Paper + a special Toilet Paper magazine issue. The front cover of the book has a lenticular image and the magazine features an unseen combination of images of Toilet Paper.
See also Toilet Paper – Volume II (2015), gathering all of the images published in the issues #6 to 11 of the magazine.
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.
Edited by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari (concept and images).
Texts by Kenneth Patchen, A.M. Worthington, Graham Brown & Tim Craig, franc frake & Carl Sagan, John Scoffern...

Published by Damiani.
published in March 2014
English edition
23,5 x 31,3 cm (hardcover with lenticular image, dust jacket)
232 + 40 pages (150 + 20 color ill.)
ISBN : 978-88-6208-347-8
EAN : 9788862083478
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