The Spirits of Fire Island

Matthew Leifheit conjures history and fantasy in the fabled gay enclave.

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The ’90s are Back

Six artists on the photobook at the end of the millennium.

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Publisher Profile

Subscription Series No. 4 Includes Christian Patterson, Bottom of the Lake; Alessandra Sanguinetti, Sorry, Welcome; Raymond Meeks, Erasure; and Wolfgang Tillmans, Utoquai • TBW Books • Oakland, CA, 2013

TBW Books Matthew Leifheit in conversation with Paul Schiek So often in art—as in life—the decision to prioritize someone else’s dreams, even temporarily, is looked at as if it means one’s own artistic vision and conviction may be wavering. Paul Schiek, a photographer and independent publisher based in Oakland, California, has been curating, writing, and publishing under his imprint TBW Books, in addition to making his own photographs, for the past ten years. He seems to see this varied outpouring as a medium in its own right. His generous vision is perhaps most evident in TBW’s Subscription Series, an annual…

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A Chance Encounter with Mark Morrisroe

After years in a Boston attic, Mark Morrisroe’s dreamy, unpolished early work is on display in a rare exhibition in New York.

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Freedom of the Night: 11 Reflections on Orlando

Following the attack on the Pulse club, artists and writers consider the nightclub as a symbolic space in queer culture.

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