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'Seeking out artists' books is a combination of a keen eye and a sensitive ear to the ground. The book as an art object is now on trend, you don't need a hedge fund to start collecting and it's an astute way to impress your guests.'
Victoria Browne - artist and founder of KALEID editions. A platform for artists' books, KALEID editions advocates public collections and represents European based artists who do books.
Victoria's Top Picks
Everything was Moving: Photography of the 60s and 70s,
By Barbican, £39.95
'Photobooks are becoming big business and though a catalogue, it gives historical context to the emergence of photography as art.'
Investigation #4 - Meaning's all around me now
By Ryan Gander, £385
'This a great livre d'objet, playful yet relevant and at a great price for a well established artist.'
By Evy Jokova, £125
'An artist who uses the form of the book to deftly combine architectural diagrams of high rise building designs to illustrate the rise of urbanisation.'
By Sophie Calle, £14.95
'A personal hero of artists' books, this publication helps to give context to her image and text work.'
Nature Over Again
By Ian Hamilton Finlay, £29.95
'A renowned recluse and artist with real gravitas, who utilised the form of the book to marry words and images'.
By Matthew Tickle, £20
'Tied to an installation at a brilliant price from Matt's Gallery, published at the peak of the East London Art Scene.'
Dark Matter by Victoria Browne, £20
'A book made from a flat sheet of paper, lasercut, folded and encased in dark matter. It's held in the Tate and the V&A collection.'
12 Shooters by Marcia Farquhar
'Marcia was one step ahead of the performance trend, astutely commissioning Fraser Muggeridge Studio for the layout.'
Bloomberg Proposals by Peter Liversidge, £10
'He was all over Frieze this year and made a splash with the art