Book of the Week — Some of These Daze

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“The question isn’t is art up to this but what else is art for?”

Some of These Daze
Charles Bernstein (b. 1950)
NYC: Granary Books, 2005
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Drawings by Mimi Gross. From the publisher’s website: “Beginning on September 22, 2001, Mimi Gross filled five sketchbooks with ink drawings made on the downtown streets, often working in the dark, directly at Ground Zero. Simultaneously, Charles Bernstein was…writing in response to the events of 9/11. Gross proposed a collaboration after hearing Bernstein read his new writings at the Zinc Bar in New York City on September 30, 2001. Gross and Bernstein together made a selection of images and text for the book.

Some of These Daze was produced by Katherine Kuehn at Granary Books. It was printed in silkscreen in several colors by Luther Davis, at Axelle Fine Arts. Ltd., spiral bound at Print Icon and cased-in with printed cloth over boards by Judith Ivry.”

Edition of seventy-five copies, of which sixty are for sale. Rare Books copy is no. 70, signed by the poet and artist.

For artist’s statements read this post from Jacket2.

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