Panic Room: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Works on Paper Collection
Panic Room collects works by 91 of the most exciting new and emerging artists on the international scene, all of whom work with drawing as their primary medium. Gathered into book form by the well-known Washington State designer, Rachel Carns, this big, bold compendium showcases an eclectic and unconventional group of artists who mix contemporary art with the culture of comics, graffiti, music, psychedelia, and fantasy.
Artists include assume vivid astro focus (whose work Carns modifies to create an especially hot cover), Tauba Auerbach, Devendra Banhart, Hernan Bas, Marc Bell, Hisham Bharoocha, John Bock, Brian Chippendale, Bjorn Copeland, Verne Dawson, Sam Durant, Robert Gutierrez, Daniel Guzman, Jo Jackson, Chris Johanson, Cameron Jamie, Margaret Kilgallen, M/M (Paris), Barry McGee, Ted Mineo, Dave Muller, Ben Peterson, Paper Rad, Matthew Ritchie, Clare Rojas, Jim Shaw, David Shrigley, Kelley Walker, and others.
Published by Deitch Projects, 2007, hardcover, 160 pages, 11.5 x 11.25 inches.