Thursday, October 16, 2008

Untitled: a Lecture by Purtill Family Business

‐and‐ Making the Book: A Documentary by Mélanie Scarciglia

Thursday, October 16, 7 PM

Temple Gallery

259 N. 3rd Street

Philadelphia, PA

Join Temple Gallery for an informal talk on book design and publishing practice with Volume Attempts organizer Conny Purtill, a partner in the design firm Purtill Family Business. Recent projects by Purtill include the Whitney Biennial 2006 catalogue, and the publication series Matthew Ritchie: Incomplete Projects 01‐07, which won the category of graphics in I.D. Magazine’s 53rd Annual Design Awards for 2007. Clients include the Whitney Museum of American Art, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, Matthew Marks Gallery and more. Following the talk, Temple Gallery will premiere the documentary Making the Book. Created and produced by onestar press co‐founder Mélanie Scarciglia, Making the Book 2002‐2008, documents the projects by some of the artists that comprise the collection of onestar press.

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