Gucci Wooster Bookstore curated by Dashwood featured in Vogue

Tuesday November 20, 2018


The destination show. Sneaker lotteries. The boutique cafeTreasure hunts for limited-edition merchandise. These days fashion and shopping are as much about experience as they are about objects. Now Gucci, following on the heels of Alessandro Michele’s deeply immersive events this year—including a Resort showat the Alyscamps burial ground in Arles where models walked among flames, and a “mind-bending” exhibition with Maurizio Cattelan in Shanghai—is further enhancing the retail experience in New York. Its Gucci Wooster location, which was designed as a store-cum-“cultural gathering space,” will expand to include Gucci Wooster Bookstore, located at 375 West Broadway, adjacent to the brand’s screening room. David Strettell of Dashwood Books, the...

Eggs and Rarities by Paul Kooiker featured in ASX

Saturday October 27, 2018

By Brad Feuerhelm

"From the kitchen, I could hear faintly “Look after your milk”!!! It was some sort of sideways directive that my blonde partner shouted at our blonde twenty month old. I was at the time considering how closely cyanide and almonds share a space on the tree of life, blissfully co-existing to produce milk for incompetent digesters while also nestled very close on the same branch which gave Himmler a soft exit. I was putting all of this together and thinking through what it would mean to look after my own milk in none so vexing pornographic terms. The...

How to Do The Flowers by Ruth van Beek featured in ASX

Wednesday October 10, 2018

By Brad Feuerhelm

"Ruth Van Beek’s practice involves an unashamed focus on craft, abstraction and archive. The work as it has evolved has taken on a new persistence in which she compels to produce form that is not easily given over to representation. If you are of a certain generation you will be able to read the work or at least the genesis of its flow by association to children’s television, gardening and cooking books on your grandparents shelves and a number of hazy monuments to mimcry that they produce"...

Khichdi (Kitchari) by Nick Sethi shortlisted for the Aperture PhotoBook Award

Sunday September 23, 2018

The shortlist selection was made by Lucy Gallun, associate curator in the Department of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art; Kristen Lubben, executive director of the Magnum Foundation; Yasufumi Nakamori, PhD, incoming senior curator of international art (photography) at Tate Modern, London; Lesley A. Martin, creative director of Aperture Foundation and publisher of The PhotoBook Review; and Christoph Wiesner, artistic director of Paris Photo.

Dashwood Books at the NYABF featured in I-D Magazine

Friday September 21, 2018

By Paige Silveria

New York’s cult favorite photobook shop, Dashwood Books, is hosting signings for two recent titles it’s published by emerging photographers Nick Sethi and Grace Ahlbom. Ahlbom — who i-D spoke to just last month about her film project for Acne Studios — will be signing her new zine, Music for my Eyes, part two of a continuing series which features photos of friends like Lukas Ionesco and Julian Klincewicz awash in Ahlbom’s signature vibrant hues. Sethi will be signing his first major tome, Khichdi (Kitchari), which encapsulates the chaotic and continuously evolving city of New Delhi via photos snapped over the course of 10 years.

You can find Dashwood’s table in...