On December 9, the Michael Werner Gallery in New York will host a launch party for Peter Saul’s recent monograph Rizzoli. The event will take place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The artist will be present and signed copies of the commercial and special editions will be available for purchase.
Supervised by the artist himself, this is the first major monograph of Saul’s paintings and drawings. This landmark volume includes several important contributions, including essays by Los Angeles-based critic Bruce Hainley; Richard Shiff, renowned art historian; and Annabelle Ténèze, chief curator and director of Les Abattoirs in Toulouse, France. The book also features new commentaries by the artist on some of the major works from various periods of his career, as well as a 20-page booklet, written by the artist and reprinted in facsimile, titled “My Life Story”. .
The special edition is limited to 100 copies worldwide and includes an original signed and numbered hardwood etching by the artist, housed in a clamshell case alongside a signed copy of the monograph.
Peter Saul (Rizzoli art edition), 2021
Hardcover book with untitled hardground engraving in clamshell case
Edition of 100
Engraving plate size: 8 x 6 inches (20.5 x 15 cm)
Engraving sheet size: 10 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches (26.5 x 21.5 cm)
Produced by Rizzoli and Michael Werner Gallery, New York and London
$1,000 (price subject to change)