Darren Bader
Photographs I Like, to Have and to Hold [A Show on a Piece of Paper at the Front Desk]
Karma, New York, 2015
160 pages
8 14 × 6 14 inches
Edition of 780


“On the gallery floor are objects. When any of these objects leave the gallery, the following is prescribed:

1. Live with the object…”

This publication documents the artist’s 2014 solo show at Andrew Kreps Gallery. “This show is three shows,” Bader explains, tying together the unconventional exhibition of 60 photographs on the wall, assorted found objects on the floor, and the sparse information at the gallery desk. A mix of documentation styles within the book add to the array of imagery Bader presents to the reader, fusing the conceptual and tactile in every aspect of his work.