Evan Hecox’s ‘Urban Abstract’
Evan Hecox will release a new book entitled Urban Abstract on February 29th. Urban Abstract’s is made up of 162 pages of lineleum block prints, with 32 of the books being released packaged in a handmade, laser etched wood box as a limited-edition offering. The book is a great showcase of hecox’s signature landscape styling.
|Internationally acclaimed artist, Evan Hecox, released his first monograph September 15, 2007. Urban Abstract: The Artwork of Evan Hecox, the inaugural publication by Bee Lee Gee Press, consists solely of the fine art of the Denver based artist. The work dates back as early as 1994 composing an extensive catalogue of his paintings, drawings and installation photographs. The handmade quality of Hecox’s work resonates in the 32 pages dedicated to his linoleum block prints, which are reproduced as if they were printed by the artist himself. Matthew Thompson, Assistant Curator at the Aspen Art Museum, contextualizes the work in an essay while the viewer takes an in-depth look at the artist’s studio through the photographs of Misty Keasler. The book was designed by Brian Gibb of Art Prostitute.||
Info and images from Josh Spear.