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(Our friend Ward Long is guestblogger-in-residence on ACO. Let’s hear it for WARD!) Miniature Garden is a collaborative zine publisher founded by Denise Schatz in 2008. I saw the Miniature Garden booth at the New York Art Book Fair last fall, and then immeditately realized that I’d seen their books and posters in my own favorite bookstores, […]

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(Our friend Ward Long is guestblogger-in-residence on ACO. Let’s hear it for WARD!) Doing research for my interview with Vanessa Davis, I stumbled across the masterpiece above. My boyish teenage years were unmarked by rebellion, inventive hair dye, or expressive keratin paint, but now I was caught in a wormhole of nail bed nightmares. An […]

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(Our friend Ward Long is guestblogger-in-residence on ACO. Let’s hear it for WARD!) Photographers go out looking for things, and sometimes those things look back. Ed Panar’s Animals That Saw Me is a collection of staring cows, glancing dogs and a menagerie of seeing animals. It’s one of the funniest photo books of the year, […]

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(Our friend Ward Long is guestblogger-in-residence on ACO. Let’s hear it for WARD!) The flowers of the Nightblooming Cereus are a party, and it takes about a year to plan and put together. Buds grow real slow as red tendrils, sprouting and spilling directly from big waxy leaves, no need for separate stems. The ceremony […]

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(Our friend Ward Long is guestblogger-in-residence on ACO. Let’s hear it for WARD!) I’ve given Make Me A Woman by Vanessa Davis as a gift on three separate occasions, and each time it felt like I was introducing future best friends. Her diary comics drawn from the colorful, intimate, and ridiculous moments of everyday life, and the […]

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(Our friend Ward Long is guestblogger-in-residence on ACO. Let’s hear it for WARD!) I read James Wolcott’s Lucking Out because my favorite music critic mentioned it on twitter, my favorite movie critic interviewed him on KCRW, and my favorite art critic wrote a blurb on the back. It’s accurately subtitled My Life Getting Down and […]

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(Our friend Ward Long is guestblogger-in-residence on ACO. Let’s hear it for WARD!) Kristin Dickson runs IKO IKO, a conceptual art gallery in the guise of a home furnishings store. It’s a delicate mix of furniture, ceramics, sculpture, plants, magazines and clothes, all humble expressions of big ideas. The store started on a strange stretch […]

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Hi everyone! I am excited to introduce to you Ward Long, a friend of mine who will be guest posting on ACO in the next couple of months. I met Ward at Synchronicity Space in Los Angeles a few years back and am so glad to know him. We share a deep appreciation for books and […]