Paul Auster Books

Art and Photography

11 Exhibition catalogs from the CUE Art Foundation

First Edition, first printing. 11 catalogs, each in wrappers measuring 8 x 8 inches, each 20 pp. with a curator's statement, artist's statement, color plates, biographies and other info. Curators include Art Spiegelman (curator's statement for Jeff Moriarty), Kiki Smith, Atom Egoyan, Susan Krane, Xandra Eden, Lisa Yuskavage, Squeak Carnwath, Michael Palmer, Ree Schonlau Kaneko, and Nikki S. Lee. Auster provides the curator's statement for Josh Dorman.
CUE Art Foundation: New York, 2005.

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Miradas Complices / Knowing Looks – Coleccion CGAC / Documentos 1


First edition. Softcover. 110 pages, in English and Castellano. Includes Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Candice Breitz, Vari Carames, Rochelle Costi, Patricia Dopico, Angela Ferreira, Alberto Garcia-Alix, Pierre Huyghe, Runa Islam, Sarah Jones, Rita Magalhaes, Duane Michals, Vik Muniz, Elena del Rivero, David Rosenfeld, Thomas Ruff, Erik Schmidt, Barbara Ueber, Eulalia Valldoser. Auster contributes from Leviathan.
Xunta de Galicia: Santiago de Compostela, ES, 2003.

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Blind Spot Issue Twenty-Five


First edition. Glossy wrappers. Features new appearances by work from each of the contributors, including a section of Oracle Night by Auster.
Meridian Printing: East Greenwich, RI, 2003.

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Ars Fennica 2001 – toivelauluvihko/ett hafte med onskelatar/personal songbook


First edition. Hardcover. Issued without dust jacket. Published for an exhibition held at the Amos Anderson Art Museum in Helsinki that ran October 13 through November 18, 2001 and then at the Oulu City Art Museum in Finland which ran December 8, 2001 through January 27, 2002. Text in English, Finnish, and Swedish with some quotes from Auster's White Spaces. Essay by Riikka Stewen. Includes numerous color illustrations.
Henna ja Pertti Niemiston Kuvataidesaatio Ars Fennica: Helsinki, 2001.

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Riopelle: Un lieu de liberté / A Space of Freedom


Hardcover (without dj as issued) exhibition catalogue in French and English to accompany the Un lieu de liberté traveling exhibition through Canada in 2000. First edition, first printing. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Preface by Barnard Lamarre. Foreword by Françoise Labbé. Essays accompanying Riopelle's work written by François-Marc Gagnon, Paul Auster, Huguette Vachon, and Françoise Labbé. Auster contributes 'Lumière boréale / Northern Lights' in French and English. 107 pages.
Editions D'Art Le Sabord: Quebec, 2000.

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David Reed Paintings: Motion Pictures


First edition, first printing. Large format oblong soft cover. Foreword by Hugh M. Davies. Contributions from Elizabeth Armstrong, Dave Hickey, and Mieke Bal. Auster contributes 'Black on White: Paintings by David Reed' later published in The Art of Hunger. Published on the occasion of the exhibition David Reed Paintings: Motion Pictures, organized by Elizabeth Armstrong (Senior Curator) at the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego.
Museum of Contemporary Art: San Diego, 1998.

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Ralph Albert Blakelock (1847-1919): Paintings

First edition, first printing. Oblong, color illustrated and stapled wrappers with 22 color plates. From the Salander-O'Reilly library. Art gallery 1987 exhibition catalog. Auster contributes text from Moon Palace.
Salander-O'Reilly Galleries: New York, 1998.

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Writers: Photographs by Sally Soames


First edition, first printing. Hardcover with jacket. Preface by Norman Mailer. Includes photographic portraits and work of Doris Lessing, Gabriel García Márquez, Margaret Atwood, Anthony Burgess, Edmund White, Philip Roth, Salman Rushdie, John Updike, Angela Carter, Saul Bellow, Richard Ford, Seamus Heaney, Gore Vidal, and many more. Auster is featured in close-up with an excerpt from The Locked Room. Folio. 160 pages.
Chronicle Books: San Francisco, 1995.

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The Silence of the Eye


By Dutch photographer Désirée Dolron. First edition, first printing. Hardback with fragile golden dust jacket. Illustrated in b/w, text in English and Dutch. Ilonka Leenheer, ed. Contributions by Astrid Schleinitz, Dirk van Weelen, Josien Laurier, Adriaan van Dis, Jacob Groot, Don DeLillo, Zafer Senocak, Jose F.A.Oliver, Kristien Hemmerechts, Serge van Duijnhoven, Stephen Sanders, Adriaan Morrien, Uwe Kolbe, Donna Tartt, Jonathan Coe, Walle Sayer, Siri Hustvedt. Auster contributes ‘Wall Writing’. 69 (+2) pages. 227 x 170mm.
The DDH Foundation: Amsterdam, 1995.

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Edward Hopper and the American Imagination


First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Illustrated with color plates. Contributions by Ann Beattie, Tess Gallagher, Thom Gunn, John Hollander, William Kennedy, Galway Kinnell, Ann Lauterbach, Gail Levin, Norman Mailer, Leonard Michaels, Walter Mosely, Grace Paley, and James Salter. Auster contributes from Moon Palace. Small 4to. 252 pages.
Whitney Museum of American Art and W.W. Norton & Co.: New York, 1995.

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Portraits of Ritratti


First edition. Stiff pictorial wrappers. Quarto, 27x27cm). Photographs. Foreword by Hubert Nyssen. Laid in is a separately printed quarto insert, Sur les Photos d’Arturo Patten, printing commentary, including text by Russell Banks, James Purdy, Michel Tournier, Don DeLillo, and others (in French translation where called for). Auster contributes from The Invention of Solitude and is also featured in portrait.
Actes Sud: Paris, 1992.

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Aperture 114: Self and Shadow


First edition. Softcover. Includes work by Nicholas Nixon, Larry Fink, Judith Joy Ross, Arnulf Rainer, Thomas Ruff, Judy Dater, Joel Sternfeld, Will McBride, Christian Boltanksi, The Starn Twins, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, Peter Hujar, John Coplans, Brian Weil, and many others. Auster contributes an excerpt from The Invention of Solitude. 76 pages.
Aperture: New York, Spring 1989.

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