Installation view of the exhibition, For Example: Dix Huits Leçons Sur La Société Industrielle, at David Zwirner in New York, dated 2008.

Christopher Williams

For Example: Dix Huits Leçons Sur La Société Industrielle (Revision 7)

How to start? A door opens. A cash register opens. A can of sardines is opened. A mouth opens. An unzipped zipper opens up a view. Four bottles of beer are opened, with a bottle opener…

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How to read a tire sidewall? Ratio of height to width (aspect ratio). Width of tire in millimeters. Maximum cold inflation and load limit. Load index and speed symbol. Tire ply composition and materials used.

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Christopher Williams

Mustafa Kinte (Gambia) Camera: Makina 67 506347 Plaubel Feinmechanik und Optik GmbH Borsigallee 37 60388 Frankfurt am Main, Germany Dirk Schaper Studio, Berlin, July 20th, 2007, 2008
Gelatin silver print
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)

Christopher Williams

Mustafa Kinte (Gambia) Camera: Makina 67 506347 Plaubel Feinmechanik und Optik GmbH Borsigallee 37 60388 Frankfurt am Main, Germany Shirt: Van Laak Shirt Kent 64 41061 Mönchengladbach, Germany Dirk Schaper Studio, Berlin, July 20th, 2007, 2008
Gelatin silver print
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)

Printed in Germany is an artist's book conceived as a stand-alone visual object that extends Williams's conceptual and aesthetic ideas into book form. The publication reproduces a selection of Williams's photographs and features striking graphic design, with no essay, captions, or even a title page. Printed in Germany has been produced in yellow, red, and green versions.

Installation view of the exhibition, For Example: Dix Huits Leçons Sur La Société Industrielle, at David Zwirner in New York, dated 2008.
Installation view of the exhibition, For Example: Dix Huits Leçons Sur La Société Industrielle, at David Zwirner in New York, dated 2008.
Installation view of the exhibition, For Example: Dix Huits Leçons Sur La Société Industrielle, at David Zwirner in New York, dated 2008.
Installation view of the exhibition, For Example: Dix Huits Leçons Sur La Société Industrielle, at David Zwirner in New York, dated 2008.

Christopher Williams

Pacific Sea Nettle, Chrysaora Melanaster, Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, California, September 5, 2007, 2008
Gelatin silver print
24 x 20 inches (61 x 50.8 cm)

Christopher Williams

Untitled (Study in Yellow and Red/Berlin) Dirk Schaper Studio, Berlin, June 21st, 2007 (No. 1), 2008
C-Print
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)

Christopher Williams

Cutaway model Nikon EM. Shutter: Electronically governed Seiko metal blade shutter, vertical travel with speeds from 1/1000 to 1 second, with a manual speed of 1/90th. Meter: Center-weighted Silicon Photo Diode, ASA 25-1600, EV 2-18 (with ASA film and 1.8 lens). Aperture Priority automatic exposure. Lens Mount: Nikon F mount, AI coupling (and later) only. Flash: Synchronization at 1/90 via hot shoe. Flash automation with Nikon SB-E or SB-10 flash units. Focusing: K type focusing screen, not user interchangeable, with 3mm diagonal split image rangefinder. Batteries: Two PX-76 or equivalent. Dimensions : 5.3"" x 3.38"" x 2.13"" (135mm x 86mm x 54mm), 16.2 oz (460g). Photography by Douglas M. Parker Studio, Glendale, California, September 9, 2007 - September 13, 2007, 2008
C-Print
20 x 24 inches (50.8 x 61 cm)

Christopher Williams

One of 406 Ceiling Panels (23 3/4 x 23 3/4 inches each) Covered on the back with striped paper (green and white) Each Stripe is 8.7 cm. From “Frost and Defrost: A Work In Situ By Daniel Buren” Otis Art Institute Gallery, 2401 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California January 28 – March 4, 1979 Hal Glicksman, Gallery Director; Christopher D’arcangelo, Assistant to Daniel Buren Photography by Douglas M. Parker Studio, Los Angeles, California May 4, 2006, 2006
Chromogenic Print
23 5/8 x 23 1/2 inches (60 x 59.7 cm)

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