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Out of Beirut

Out of Beirut

Modern Art Oxford

Work:
Design. Typography. Layout. Production.
Spec:
Softback cover with tritone jacket. 120pp. Complex 4, 5 and 6-colour sectioning.
Various paper stocks.
Client:
Modern Art Oxford

Colour scheme

The book’s colours were inspired from the curator’s most vivid memory of Beirut: the sky and the sand.

Sectioning

The structure of the book is based on a complex symmetrical sectioning and mixture of uncoated blue paper for the essays and coated white portfolio sections.

Grids & fonts

Two grids combining two fonts run through the book.

Jacket Design

The jacket illustration was created by combining the artist’s work in a single tritone.

Out of Beirut

Modern Art Oxford
13 May–16 July 2006

Since the end of the civil war in 1990, Beirut has been a fertile ground for innovative art-making and critical thought. Out of Beirut introduces artists to the UK, who have been at the forefront of activity since the end of the civil war in 1990, Beirut has been a fertile ground for innovative art-making and critical thought.

Published by Modern Art Oxford

Curated by Suzanne Cotter

ISBN 10: 3905701901/ISBN 13: 978-3905701906

Reviews

Subversive raids on the image banks of global media. The Guardian
[An] exhilarating programme of international art from Estonia to Istanbul. The Observer