After San Francisco's new mayor announced imminent plans to "clean up" downtown with a new corporate "dot com corridor" and arts district--featuring the new headquarters of Twitter and Burning Man--curators Erick Lyle and Chris Johanson brought over 100 artists and activists together with …
Viva La Pizza the Art of the Pizza Box
by Scott Wiener
Published by Melville
144p, color, hardcover, 7.5"x8.25"
To make a book like this work -and not have it feel woefully trivial- is a pretty big accomplishment (and requires a massive devotion to pizza box graphics). Fantastically, Viva La Pizza actually does work, and Weiner's collection of boxes is delightful and surprising, topped throughout with well-written anectdotes illuminating the history of pizza, boxes, and pizza boxes.