Weekly Giveaway – Alec Soth: The Last Days of W.

In October, we had the pleasure of interviewing Alec Soth in NYC. At that time he spoke about a new project about to be published in a unique format: Newspaper, entitled The Last Days of W.
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What’s so unique about that?
Well, when was the last time you saw a fine art “book” printed on newsprint. Right.
Anyway, we caught up again with Alec in Paris, where the publication was debuting. He had promised one of these for you, our readers, and he delivered. As I pondered the best way to get it back to the apartment in my backpack, without folding or somehow desecrating it, he said, “C’mon, its a newspaper…fold it.” Gulp.
I know what the concept was behind that comment, as it has a life as a newspaper and is, as such, news, so perhaps disposable and temporary.
What do you think?
The good news is that the copy for you came back from France, intact, without major folds.
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“During these last days of the administration, what is the point of protest, satire or any other sort of rabble-rousing? In assembling this collection of pictures I’ve made over the last eight years, I’m not really trying to accomplish much at all. But as President Bush once said, ‘One of the great things about books is, sometimes there are some fantastic pictures.'” – Alec Soth

This 48 pg. newspaper will be sent to our weekly winner packed safely in a corrugated box. Then it’s up to you how you deal with it.
You can also go to the Magnum Photos store to pick up a copy right now.

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