Wexler makes buildings, furniture, vessels and utensils, a kind tactile poetry, often humorous, composed by re-framing the ordinary. It demonstrates a commitment to re-evaluating basic assumptions about our relationship to the built and natural environments.
Anni Albers Camino Real. With texts by Brenda Danilowitz and T’ai Smith. The first in-depth study of a monumental wall hanging—rediscovered after many years—by renowned Bauhaus artist Anni Albers, who was influential in elevating textiles from craft to fine art. Albers was influential in elevating textiles from craft to fine art. Her exquisite wall hanging Camino Real—seen for the first time outside of Mexico City at David Zwirner, New York, in 2019, and the subject of this book—is a superb example of this modern master’s work.
Black Mountain: An Interdisciplinary Experiment, 1933 – 1957, on Anni & Josef Albers, John Cage, Merce Cunningham, R. Buckminster Fuller, Charles Olson a.m.o. Spector Books, 2019. 464 pages, with black-and-white reproductions throughout. New copy.
Magnus & Snorre Stephensen: Brugsting fra Japan (“Traditional Crafts of Japan”). Copenhagen: Arkitektens Forlag, 1969. Publishers fine clothed and decorated hardcover with well preserved dustjacket. Richly illustrated in b/w and color. Text in Danish. Fine copy. First edition.
The first extensive monograph on the most important book and magazine designer Willy Fleckhaus: known especially for TWEN Magazine and Suhrkamp. Texts by Hans-Michael Koetzle and Carsten Wolff in both German and English. 240 pages w 660 illustrations. New copy.