A Forty Issue Run of Hi-Fructose: The New Contemporary Art Magazine, Vols. 1 – 40, 2005-2016

By: Attaboy; Annie Owens, eds.

Price: $2,500.00

Quantity: 1 available


Vol. 1, Summer 2005 – Vol. 40, 2016. Wraps, 21.2 by 27.6 cm, 96-122 pp. each, plus inserts, heavily illus. The first two issues have light wear to the covers with minor rubbing to the corners and edges; the covers of the second issue are lightly yellowed. The remaining issues, Vols. 3 – 40, are fine, or near fine with a few lightly bumped corners here and there. The first few issues of Hi-Fructose, which was founded by artists Attaboy and Annie Owens in 2005, focused on new art and designer toys. However, they very quickly shifted their focus from a “Toysploitation Magazine,” to an “Under the Counter Culture” journal with their eyes “squarely on the art which transcends genre and trend […] an amalgamation of new contemporary, emerging as well as distinguished artists, with a spotlight on awe inspiring spectacles from round the world.” Still in publication, they are one of the most respected contemporary art mags on the rack, and regularly feature some of the most bold and important artists working today, including Tara McPherson, Mark Ryden, Luke Chueh, Mars-1, Brian McCarty, Gary Basemen, SEEN, Tim Biskup, Attaboy, Ron English, Space Invader, Susan Siegel, Elizabeth Hickok, Greg “Craola” Simkins, Chris Ware, Jenny Bird, Joe Ledbetter, PShaw!, Ekundayo, Sam Gibbons, Camilla d’Errico, Mandy Greer, Glen Barr, Charlie Immer, Michael Hussar, JinYoung Yu, Michael Page, Amy Sol, Brendan Tang, APAK, Brian Dettmer, Xiao Qing Ding, Yoskay Yamamoto, and hundreds more. Hi-Fructose focuses on artist profiles and interviews; and stylistically it is a stunning production, printed on heavy paper and featuring many full-page full-color images, as well as two-page spreads. Sixteen of the issues in this run feature bound-in single-artist inserts or various sizes, including James Jean, Jeff Soto, Stéphane Blanquet, Marco Mazzoni, Mark Ryden, Femke Hiemstra, Camile Rose Garcia, Al Columbia, Travis Louie, Kazuki Takamatsu, Gary Taxali, Renée French, Winnie Truong, Kate MacDowell, and Charlie Immer, as well as an insert for the “Turn the Page” exhibit at Virginia MOCA. Note: This is a very heavy collection and it will require a considerable amount of additional postage for overseas orders. First Edition.

Title: A Forty Issue Run of Hi-Fructose: The New Contemporary Art Magazine, Vols. 1 – 40, 2005-2016

Author Name: Attaboy; Annie Owens, eds.

Categories: Art,

Publisher: Albany, CA/Richmond, CA, OuchFactory YumClub: 2005-2016

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 2546

Keywords: New Art, Contemporary Art, Designer Toys