Genre: Business + Money Management
Street Date: July 1, 2005
Item Number (DPCI): 247-55-8365
Sponsorship is a Ryan McGinness book documenting and expanding upon the ideas and images to arise from an exhibition staged at Shepard Fairey's BLK/MKRT Gallery is Los Angeles in 2003. Sponsorship forwards an intense dialog amongst many of the artists central to the corporate sponsorship debate through a series of 19 interviews. Response to McGinness' probing questions regarding accepting corporate backing for artistc endeavors and dealing with companies great and smalll run the gamut. Sponsorship features interviews with Futura, Barry McGee (Twist), Kaws, Romon Yang (Ro-Starr), Dalek, David Ellis (Skwerm), Brendan Fowler (Barr), Todd James (Reas), Christian Strike and essays by Carlo McCormick, Jacqui Millar, Steve Powers, Shepard Fairey, Adam Glickman and Rob Walker.