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.
“‘Speculative Drawing’ presents fifteen books – from monographs and translations to collections of essays – that emerged from the research platform Speculative Poetics, conceived by Armen Avanessian in 2011 – in collaboration with Bernd Klöckener”
Dansk Design Center, 2001. Original 4to squarish lage hardcover with dustjacket. 140 pp. Text in both Danish and English. Richly illustrated with more than 150 photos (43 full-page including 12 in colour) and 20 line drawings and plans. Fine clean copy. First edition
New York: Crown Publishers, 1983. Square 4to in wraps as issued. 83 unpaginated pages, illustrated b/w throughout. Some edgewear and a gift inscription to titlepage. First edition (stated), 1st printing with full number line
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.
In 1949 Max Bill organized an exhibition of modern design called “die gute form” on behalf of the swiss werkbund (swb). in the years 1952-1968 the label “die gute form” was used by the swiss werkbund to promote “good design”. This is the original exhibition catalogue of a 1954 exhibition in zürich and winterthur