Spirit of Place (TRA Publishing; March 2018), is the first monograph of celebrated architect Chad Oppenheim, principal and founder of the award-winning firm, Oppenheim Architecture. This first publication of the work of Oppenheim and his studio takes the reader to a world where boundaries are blurred between nature and architecture, heightening our awareness of the beauty that surrounds us. Through passion and sensitivity towards man and nature, Oppenheim creates monumental yet silent work that invokes a site’s inherent power. Oppenheim’s work is about living with the land versus on the land. The unique format of Spirit of Place, with over 500 strikingly beautiful color photographs, transport the reader into the world that Oppenheim crafts, celebrating his belief that “form follows feeling.”Read More
Friday, November 17th Michele Oka Doner was joined by Wolfsonian founder, Micky Wolfson in an intimate dialogue on Michele’s Intuitive Alphabet.Read More
Artist Michele Oka Doner reveals her artistic process with the introduction of two new volumes at this month's Miami Book Fair.
Although the award-winning and much beloved artist Michele Oka Doner generally lets her enchanting ocean-inspired creations speak for themselves, she will be the one doing the talking when she presents her two new volumes, Intuitive Alphabet ($27, Tra Publishing) and Everything Is Alive ($75, Regan Arts) at this month's Miami Book Fair (Nov. 12-19)
Intuitive Alphabet by artist Michele Oka Doner debuts from TRA Publishing this spring.
Miami, Florida (Thursday, May 4, 2017) – Miami born, internationally renowned artist and author Michele Oka Doner, whose magical forms bring the celestial down to earth and transform earthly objects into moments of enchantment, has been an explorer of the natural world her whole life. As a child she collected stones, shells, and coral that washed up on the sandy shores of her native Miami Beach. Those early years were formative, a time of unfettered imagination, and as she grew into adulthood, her curiosity did not abate. It became the impetus for her practice as an artist (See her mile-long bronze and terrazzo concourse A Walk on the Beach at Miami International Airport). And now comes a book that pays homage to that world of discovery, Intuitive Alphabet...Read More