“How to Make a Book with Steidl” Film Screening

Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography

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The printer Gerhard Steidl has been embraced by the geniuses of many fields, including the Nobel Prize-winning novelist Gunter Grass, the American photography master Robert Frank, and the charismatic Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld. Steidl creates the most beautiful books in the world, flying around the globe to select works and exchange opinions with artists, taking care in everything from the sizes and layouts of the books to the quality of their paper and the smell of their ink. This long-awaited documentary pursues the secrets of Steidl’s publishing company.

[Related Event]
Post-Screening Talk
Speaker: Takahiro Ito (Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography curator)
Date: May 24 (Sat) following the 10:30 screening



from May 18, 2014 to May 30, 2014
No screenings on May 19 (Mon), May 23 (Fri), or May 26 (Mon).


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