Shop > Artists' Books


Toilet Paper: Diamond Collection

Pierpaolo Ferrari and Maurizio Cattelan
Artists' Books
23.5 × 31.5 × 3 cm

Edited by Maurizio Cattelan, Pierpaolo Ferrari.

Featured image is reproduced from Toilet Paper: Diamond Collection.Toilet Paper is an artists’ magazine created and produced by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari, born out of a passion or obsession they both cultivate: images. The magazine contains no text; each picture springs from an idea, often simple, and through a complex orchestration of people it becomes the materialization of the artists’ mental outbursts. Since the first issue, in June 2010, Toilet Paper has created a world that displays ambiguous narratives and a troubling imagination. It combines the vernacular of commercial photography with twisted narrative tableaux and surrealistic imagery. The result is a publication that is itself a work of art which, through its accessible form as a magazine, and through its wide distribution, challenges the limits of the contemporary art economy. The Diamond edition, limited to 1,000 numbered copies, features a lenticular image and includes new images from the duo plus a special edition of the magazine wrapped with a special jacket.

  1. Toilet Paper: Diamond Collection

Related Items

  1. Kenzine Volume II
  2. Richard Corman: Madonna NYC 83
  3. Ray Johnson: The Paper Snake
  4. Rick Myers: Paper Poems
  5. David Benjamin Sherry: It’s Time
  6. Paper Airplanes: The Collections of Harry Smith, Volume I
  7. Unique Settings
  8. Richard Kostelanetz: Exhaustive Parallel Intervals
  9. Pawel Althamer: 2000 Words
  10. Julien Nédélec: To Title
  11. Robert Seydel: A Picture is Always a Book
  12. Robin Cameron: Fourteen Frottages
  13. Joëlle Tuerlinckx: Wor(l)(d)(k) in Progress?
  14. Roberto Cuoghi: 2000 Words
  15. G.M. Tamás: Innocent Power
  16. Lise Melhorn-Boe: Big Black Bag
  17. Seth Price: 2000 Words
  18. More Than You Wanted to Know About John Baldessari Volume II
  19. Jesse Harris : Idyeahs: Is a Poet a Poem?
  20. Charles Gaines: Gridwork 1974-1989
  21. György Lukács

Notes on Georg Simmel’s Lessons, 1906/07, and on a “Sociology of Art,“ c. 1909
  22. Animal Spirits
  23. Making Art Global, Part 1

The Third Havana Biennial 1989
  24. Genesis P-Orridge: G.P.O. versus G.P-OA Chronicle of Mail Art on Trial
  25. Judith Geher: Belle Coiffure
  26. David Robbins: Concrete Comedy: An Alternative History of Twentieth-Century Comedy
  27. Bruno Ceschel: Self Publish, Be Happy
  28. Joan Jonas: In the Shadow a Shadow
  29. Myung Feyen, A Book About Some People And Time
  30. if you leave No. 1
  31. Michael McCormack: Busy Signals
  32. RM Vaughan: Compared to Hitler