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Richard Prince HELMUT BERGER Jean Shrimpton RYAN McGINLEY Acne Paper magazine 2

Richard Prince HELMUT BERGER Jean Shrimpton RYAN McGINLEY Acne Paper magazine 2

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Rare 2nd issue of Acne Magazine!

This scarce second issue of Acne Paper has a striking cover photo by Andreas Larsson. 

This is 'Escapism' issue, and is dated number 2 - Spring 2006.

This issue talks about hidden homes and exotic places. Interviews with - 

Kim Jones
Richard Prince (including his photos)
Jean Shrimpton (8 pages including full page vintage photos of Jean by David Bailey)
Hans-Peter Lindstrøm and Ryan McGinley (with photos by Ryan).

An article about Grace Jones with several photos by Jean Paul Goude.

Helmut Berger

Sandra Gering

12 pages of photos taken at Kim Jones' annual drag queen party with Bobby Gillespie, Nicola Formichetti, Katy England, Benjamin Alexander Huseby etc.

Editor-in-Chief and Creative Director Thomas Persson

Size: 28cm X 38cm 
124 pages
Printed in Italy

More info:

Acne Paper, Published by Acne Studios. Founded by Acne Studios in 2004, Art Directing by Thomas Persson.
Each issue of Acne Paper is dedicated to a theme, as relevant today as is was in historical times. During its ten year lifespan Acne Paper became a highly acclaimed title on a global scale and is recognized as a  game-changer in the business of independent magazines. A collector's item.

Wiki history and profile for Acne Paper:

The founder and editor at large of Acne Paper was Jonny Johansson. The headquarters of the magazine was in Stockholm and it had an office in Paris.

Aiming to merge the historical with the contemporary, each issue of Acne Paper evolved around a key theme with the purpose of representing all creative practices in the context of history, philosophy, science, journalism and other academia. Textual content consisted of interviews, prose, poems and essays that together with fashion editorial, visual portfolios and artwork formulates its approach to the creative industry and its cultural voice and expression. By creating a high-profile publishing product in an A3 ISO 216 format, Acne Paper was part of revolutionising brand communication as Acne does not advertise or market itself in traditional fashion media such as editorial campaigns.

The New York Times’ Cathy Horyn writes “Acne Paper, under the editorship of Thomas Persson, is fast becoming one of the best little fashion magazines ... the envy of mainstream glossies".. As well as "The appeal of Acne Paper was the unfettered blend of the new and the nostalgic, except it doesn’t feel like nostalgia in this context. Maybe it just feels free".  Eric Wilson, also of The New York Times writes “Acne Paper, has also become a cult hit, like Andy Warhol's Interview in the early days, for its insider perspective on the most obscure corners of fashion and its wealth of big-name contributors".  Susannah Frankel of The Independent writes "There is an organic and authentic quality to Acne Paper, a sense of it extending above and beyond an obviously commercially viable concern, which is genuinely inspiring.".[8]

In 2006 Acne Paper was exhibited at the Visionaire Gallery in New York as part of their MEGAZINES exhibition. In 2008 Acne Paper No 4 Playfulness won the D&AD award for Magazine and Newspaper Design – Entire Magazines, Magazine and Newspaper Design Front Cover, Typography – Magazine and Newspaper Design Homage as well as Photography – Magazine and Newspaper Design Homage.

Excellent condition.  Staples are still secure, no tears, and contents perfect. It is almost 20 years old after all... This is a huge oversized and heavy large format periodical, sorry about postage costs!

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A true collector's item!

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