This is a book of collages by Matt Gonzalez, photographed and designed by Michael Rauner.
These collages were made over the course of a single month with found paper materials. Some are from sessions with other artists including Theophilus Brown, Glenna Putt and Gustavo Rivera.
Michael Rauner is a photographer and a lover of books, dangerous animals, and the holy ghost. Since the turn of the century, he has spent most of his time pursuing photographic projects about illusive, sacred, and unusual pockets of the Californian landscape. His critically acclaimed book with author Erik Davis, "The Visionary State: A Journey thorough California's Spiritual Landscape" was published by Chronicle Books. Michael exhibits his work internationally and has work in numerous public collections, including the permanent collection of the SFMoMA and the Bancroft Library. PRINTS and a COLLECTOR'S EDITION of each project in a boxed, signed, limited edition fine art book are available from the artist: firstname.lastname@example.org Michael offers his artist book projects thorough Blurb at cost. The prices are Blurb's prices for best cover, paper quality and design free of corporate branding.
Leonard Knight's Salvation Mountain Published January 09, 2013
portraits on location Published December 12, 2012
A BURNING OPERA: How to Survive the Apocalypse Published April 13, 2012
The World Famous PURPLE FOXES Published January 13, 2012
Paz de la Calzada's MID-MARKET DREAMSCAPE: THE STRAND Published May 27, 2011
Paz de la Calzada HAIRSCAPES and related work Published November 23, 2010
The Paintings of Tom Schultz Published November 23, 2010
PHOTOGRAPHING GUADALUPE Published July 16, 2009