Joachim Schmid


Posted in Publications by JS on March 3, 2016


Artists’ books come in all kinds of shapes and sizes. I prefer the ones that are conceptually striking, not made for the sake of craft. Usually these are simple, small, and cheap. Often I wonder about the economy of artists’ books. We work and make and publish books in small editions, and then we sell them at reasonable prices. How does this work? This book explains in detail how artists make (or lose) money with self-published books. The book comes in two editions: the regular edition that is very affordable and a very limited edition that makes the money.
The book was published in an edition of 100 copies (digital print, 14.8 x 10.5 cm, 48 pages, softcover, sewn), and it is available in the shop at 12 € per copy.
The limited edition of 4 copies with an original signed and stamped banknote (one copy for each of the currencies mentioned in the book: ¥, €, $, and £) costs 120 €.


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