Hot off the press is Swedish design house ACNE’s latest periodical, the thirteenth edition of ACNE Paper. The theme for lucky number 13—which comes in at an impressive 256-pages—is The Body. “…The seemingly confined limits of the human body became a canvas so large it’s beyond measure,” writes Editor-in-Chief and Creative Director Thomas Persson. “Instead of trying to paint a complete picture we have chosen to illuminate certain artists who, in very different ways, have used the body as a point of departure to tell another kind of story—the story of being alive.”
Film stills and an interview with Lola Schnabel.
Exploring this topic is an impressive array of creative bigwigs: Martin Clayton explores the anatomical studies of Leonardo da Vinci, Isabella Rossellini on “maturity, filmmaking and animal sexuality”, Paolo Roversi’s voyeuristic photos, and many more; each also doing their part to prove the power—and artistic relevance—of print.
Corpus Electra shot by Viviane Sassen and Mattias Karlsson.
“In our digital age it is heartwarming to see how our publication has become a collectors item among connoisseurs of magazines and printed matter all over the world,” says Editor-in-Chief and Creative Director Thomas Persson.
A Louise Bourgeois art portfolio and essay.