14 November 2012

The Celestial Handbook by Lutz Bacher

The Celestial Handbook, 2011 by Lutz Bacher. Suite of eighty-five framed offset book pages (9 x 6 inches each).It takes its pages and name from amateur astronomer Robert Burnham Jr.’s 1966 book. Each print was captioned by Bernham with commentary, such as “…a picture of such strangeness and splendor that is scarcely seems natural…” (Huffington Post).  The Celestial Handbook was one of the pieces in the recent exhibition at Ratio 3. See more;

See more prints from The Celestial Handbook here.