News Articles from May, 2016

May 25, 2016

"A few blocks away, at Broadway and 26th Street, Rizzoli Bookstore has created a Puryear musées-valise in the window. Amid the various publications on the artist’s work is the 2014 iron sculpture, Shackled, on which Big Bling is modeled and which was seen last year at Matthew Marks Gallery. Behind-the-scenes photographs of Puryear’s studio, along with the template layout for the installation of Big Bling, combine to offer a taste of the process behind this towering colossus." Click here for the full story.

May 23, 2016

"For almost a half century, Rizzoli’s has been considered one of the best independent bookstores in the U.S. It specializes in illustrated books about fashion, photography, interior design, cooking, architecture and other subjects, along with Italian, Spanish, French and English literature. After many years on New York’s 57th Street, the store relocated in 2015 to a new 5,000 square-foot building on Broadway that boasts 18’ ceilings, chandeliers and impressive artwork. Take a master class in floral design, attend a lecture and book signing, or drop in for a cooking demo or book launch party." You can read the whole list here.

May 16, 2016

Rizzoli Bookstore is honored to welcome BIG BLING by Martin Puryear to Madison Square Park with a glimpse into the artist’s construction process. Our window installation reflects the journey of BIG BLING from initial design to final achievement by featuring behind the scenes photographs and materials from the fabricator in Upstate New York. Also on view is an image of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's template for the BIG BLING maquette and the 350lbs iron sculpture SHACKLED (2014), which BIG BLING was modeled after. Rizzoli Bookstore is proud to carry limited edition copies of the artist’s Mathew Marks Gallery monograph and Morgan Library exhibition catalogue to coincide with BIG BLING’s arrival to the NoMad neighborhood.

May 3, 2016

"Robert Mann Gallery and The Monacelli Press will host a one-night exhibition, celebration and book signing for the newly published book Paulette Tavormina: Seizing Beauty at the beautiful new Rizzoli Bookstore on May 11 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m." Click here for more information.

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