Grand Synthesis Catalog
The Grand Synthesis: 3 Projects

Untamed Tiffany, Pixel Studies & Femme Fatale by John D'Agostino.

60 pages.
8.5 x 11 inches
Eggshell White with Sewn Binding.

Complimentary Copies Available on Request.

griffin exhibition

Empire of Glass Exhibition Catalog

Photographs by John D'Agostino.
Griffin Museum of Photography, Spring 2009, 16 pages, with 11 full color plates.
8.5 x 7 inches

Includes the essay "An Intimate Study" by Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director & Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography

The Abyss Gazes Also Catalog

The Abyss Gazes Also:

The Pains & Pleasures of Seeing In The Dark

16 pages, with 10 color plates, 9x12," 2011.

The forgotten fragments of Louis Comfort Tiffany's stained glass turn to shadow in the darkly luminous works of John D'Agostino's Empire of Glass. In a 4 part essay discussing the poetics of darkness, The Abyss Gazes Also includes essays  Pleasures of the Dark, An Idea of Rigor, The Rising of Invus & Theater of the Void, with commentary on luminaries including  Yves Klein, Gaston Bachelard & Antonin Artaud.

Strength to Dream Catalog
The Strength To Dream:
How Remnants of the Past Illustrate A Legacy of The Representation of Vision
by John D'Agostino

12 pages, with 10 images and 4 full color plates
9 x 12 inches, 2010.

H.G. Wells's The Country of The Blind tells the fable of a society where everyone has lost their sight, and blindness has become normal. In a modern day morality tale on the importance of vision, The Strength To Dream re-examines works by Louis Comfort Tiffany, J.M.W. Turner, William Blake, Wassily Kandinsky and Mark Rothko to see how history informs the present imagination.

  Monograph with the Griffin Museum of Photography

image Deluxe Limited Edition with Print:

Empire of Glass
Photographs by John D'Agostino.
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 2009.

72 pages, 32 full color plates
Clamshell box with archival pigment print, 11 x 14"
Limited edition of 25 copies.
Current Price: $500.

This deluxe limited edition of Empire of Glass with The Griffin Museum is limited to 25 copies, with a unique 11x14 inch original print of your choice from the book, presented in a custom clamshell box.

The first copy of this edition was acquired by The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas,  which specializes in the collection of literary and cultural artifacts, and more than 100,000 works of art, including the Gutenberg Bible, and Nicéphore Niépce's View from the Window at Le Gras, the first successful permanent photograph from nature.

Regular Limited Edition

Empire of Glass
Photographs by John D'Agostino.
The Griffin Museum of Photography, 2009.

72 pages, 32 full color plates
11 x 14 inches.

This edition is in the collections of the following museums:

The Hirsch Library of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
The Dubois Library at The Museum of Photographic Arts
The Reference Library & Photographic Resource Center at The Southeast Museum of Photography