Michael Massaia Scenes From A Childhood: The Three Editions


We are thrilled to announce the book release for Michael Massaia’s long awaited first book: Scenes From A Childhood,  being realized in three beautiful editions. The book that had its beginnings with Michael Massaia’s spring 2015 exhibition at Gallery 270, Scenes From A Childhood  is finally ready to be appreciated as a unique book in three editions, two with signed and numbered artist made prints! Brilliant Press in Exton, PA  is publishing partner because of  their unsurpassed print quality, attention to detail and old world craftsmanship obvious in every detail of the book’s production.

 

The Deluxe Limited Edition

The Deluxe Limited Edition is offered as a signed and numbered edition of 80 (1-80) with 20 (AP 1-20) artist proof copies. Housed in a clamshell box with a book well and elegant ribbon pull, it is accompanied by an inner folio composed of the blue metallic end papers of the book with two signed and numbered 11×14 original photographs made by the artist.

 

The first is a toned silver gelatin contact print of Point Pleasant Funhouse from Michael’s Afterlife portfolio.
The second is an archival pigment print of Sponge Bob from the Transmogrify portfolio.

 

Prices begin at $1000 with pre orders delivering through 2017 as the individual handmade prints are being produced.

 

Transmogrify Series: Spongebob

Afterlife Series: Point Pleasant Fun House

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Limited Edition

The Limited Edition is offered as a signed and numbered edition of 45 copies.( numbered 81-125)  Housed in a clamshell box with a book well and elegant ribbon pull, it is accompanies by an inner folio composed of the blue metallic end papers of the book with the signed and numbered 11×14 original photograph of Sponge Bob from the Transmogrify portfolio.

Prices begin at $450 as the individual prints are being produced.


Trade Edition

A short run of just over 1000 books, this 96 page book with 73 photographic plates printed in rich duotone and glorious color is $75. All the books include photographs from the four Michael Massaia’s portfolios thematically linked in Scenes From A ChildhoodAfterlife/Quiet Now/ Saudade/ Transmogrify  and the Passing of Things.

 

 

 

You can secure early purchase savings of $150 on each of the Limited Edition Sets for a limited time after which they return to the regular price and will continue to increase in price as both limited editions move toward sellout.