Friday, January 23, 2009

Two More Great Finds Today - Thomas Roma and Alec Soth

Another awesome find of the day - potentially GREAT new(ish) book. And by the way powerHouse books (this book's publisher) is incredible, be sure to go hang out there anytime you find yourselves in Brooklyn (powerHouse).

Robert Coles & Thomas Roma: House Calls with William Carlos Williams, MD
from Mark Hillringhouse

In House Calls with William Carlos Williams, MD, Robert Coles writes: "Dr. Williams would look at buildings, doors, windows, long and hard before he actually entered a place to meet people." When you open the pages of this book, you encounter those same buildings, doors, windows and people in the more than sixty duotone photographs from Thomas Roma accompanying Coles's text...

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AND, a great lil' book put together by Alec Soth - cheap too - only around 17 bucks from

Info and an image below:
The Last Days of W - Alec Soth. 2008.

48 page, self-published artist book printed on newsprint.

"During these last days of the administration, what is the point of protest, satire or any other sort of rabble-rousing? In assembling this collection of pictures I’ve made over the last eight years, I’m not really trying to accomplish much at all. But as President Bush once said, 'One of the great things about books is, sometimes there are some fantastic pictures.'" - Alec Soth

More information can be found on the website of Alec Soth
above image from, text from

1 comment:

  1. i love love love alec sloth. his archived blog is definitely worth reading too.