In a brief essay, writer and photography theorist Daniel C. Blight discusses photographic representation and works of the artist Paul Kuimet. The sixteen-page booklet was published on the occasion of Kuimet’s exhibition Notes on Space. Photos by Paul Kuimet at Kumu Art Museum in Tallinn, 09.10.2013–05.01.2014. The selection of photographs presented in the exhibition showed monumental paintings in Estonia and were first published in the 2012 book Notes on Space. Tõnis Saadoja’s Ceiling Painting in Theatre NO99. Estonian Monumental Painting 1879–2012, and later, in 2017, in Notes on Space. Monumental Painting in Estonia 1947–2012, a revised English edition.
The essay is both in English and Estonian, and is set in Literaturnaya – the same typeface used in both editions of Notes on Space. Underneath is printed on newsprint as a large edition – the publication was distributed during the exhibition, free of charge.
Photos: Anu Vahtra
Book description: Else Lagerspetz & Loore Sundja, written for Published by Lugemik. Printed matter from 2010–2019