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<!--020091215019188-->Beautiful Decay - 'Book 2: What A Mess!' [Book]
<!--020091215019188-->Beautiful Decay - 'Book 2: What A Mess!' [Book]
<!--020091215019188-->Beautiful Decay - 'Book 2: What A Mess!' [Book]
<!--020091215019188-->Beautiful Decay - 'Book 2: What A Mess!' [Book]

Beautiful Decay

Book 2: What A Mess!


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Product Details
  • Dec 15, 2009
  • 164
  • 7.5" X 10.25"
  • 9780982474518
  • BDB02MZ
  • 30.1 oz
  • new (we only sell new items)
  • Beautiful Decay Magazine
Released 3 times a year, Beautiful/Decay highlights the international contemporary art scene's best and brightest established talents and rising stars alike with a youthful flair. Beautiful/Decay acts as a first exposure sourcebook for untapped, independent creatives from both the art & design world. Blurring the boundaries between "high" and "low" cultures, Beautiful/Decay puts the underground comic artist on the same page as a gallery represented fine artist. Each book curates a unique theme which is integrated into the content, design and imagery of the book. A work of art in itself, each book is hand-numbered and includes one of a kind collaborative inserts with the featured artists, from original artworks, stickers, silkscreened prints and beyond.

The artists of "Book 2: What a Mess!" all interpret the idea of "messiness" whether through disorganized methods of displaying work, or rough hewn aesthetics. Others take a conceptually "messy" approach, creating works that cause public outrage, or manipulate typically taboo imagery or themes. In the spirit of the theme of the issue, Beautiful/Decay got a little messy ourselves, using a playfully "messy" approach to our page layouts, including crumpling photos and creating a custom typeface of childhood favorite construction materials: googly eyes, popsicle sticks and puff balls.

Book 2 Special Features:

Special Inserts
Limited Edition Sticker by Moritz Schleime & a Hand Signed Mini Print by Cody Hoyt.

French flaps & Gatefold

Hand Numbered
Once sold out will never be reprinted!

164 Pages of Pure Content- No Ads
All traditional advertising has been eliminated, meaning 164 pages of pure, unadulterated content.