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Barnacle Island Photo Book by Patrick Tsai

Patrick Tsai was a volunteer helper at Giant Robot long ago. I've kept in sporadic touch with him over the last many years and watched him go from a filmmaker who had a short film project that made it to Sundance to blogging about his life and love in China and then his life in Japan. I've missed out on his previous books which has sold out, but this time I got one. Photography can be confusing. Who gives who the winning ticket? Just because we shoot photos with our phones or cameras, does that make us any better than the one who does it as a "pro"? The answer is no. You can pot shot your way to Instagram...

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LA Art Book Fair - Notes and More

The LA Art Book Fair began with an evening event. 6-9pm on a thursday. It's a book fair, meaning it's a time for folks to check out book and maybe make a purchase. It's more of an event. LA favorite, No Age played outdoors. People walked around with drinks in hand, ditching them in precarious places. I witnessed some of the nicest gowns showing the perfect skin of a person's back, coiffed hair with smiles for days, and bro hugs. It's how it rolls annually. The overall event is amazing. It's overwhelming. Can you look at hundreds or thousands of books in a span of a few hours? It's impossible.  I'm proud to have a booth at the LA Art...

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Fables - The Complete Covers by James Jean at the LA Art Book Fair J5

Here's a photo of Fables Cover Collection - reprinted and updated by James Jean. The cover is beautiful. We'll have advanced copies (book is scheduled to be out Feb 4th) that will be signed by James Jean at the LA Art Book Fair Booth J5 - Giant Robot. It's a few days earlier than everyone else and these will be signed. We'll have signed copies available online shortly. 

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