CLAESSON KOIVISTO RUNE IN MARFA - THE inde/Jacobs gallery
Photographs by Ake E:son Lindman, Published by Summit(2015)
This book (edition of 1,000) provides an intimate look at the inde/jacobs gallery/residence project designed by the architects Claesson Koivisto Rune of Stockholm. It includes interviews of the architects and Vilis Inde, background information about Marfa, and the Marfa Collection - a collection of furniture and accessories designed for the gallery. $35 - available from the gallery (firstname.lastname@example.org).
In addition, the architects have designed a print that reflects the skeleton of the building / Edition of 39 - signed by the architects / Approx. 9.5" x 9" / $325 (incl. book). Available from the gallery (email@example.com).
Art in the Courtroom
Vilis Inde - Preager Publishers - 1998
Art in the Courtroom presents an objective analysis of five important art trials that occurred in the last part of of the 20th century. They include: Jeff Koons-copyright infringement, Richard Serra-property and moral rights, Karen Finley-NEA funding, David Wojnarowitz-misrpresentation of art, and Andy Warhol - the valuation battle over the artist's work in his estate. (Available on Amazon)
The Golden Horse by Rainis - Translation by Vilis Inde
inde/jacobs publications - 2012
This is a prose translation of Rainis' Zelta zirgs to English. It includes and Introduction and Afterword that provides Latvian history and the author's role in Latvia's freedom movement. This allows the reader to understand the symbolism of the play. (Available on Amazon or from Vilis Inde - firstname.lastname@example.org). The translation is also available for purchase from the Rainis & Aspazija Museum in Latvia - Memoriala Muzeja Apvieniba.
Inde led a stream on translation and global communication at the Yale University Conference of Scandinavian and Baltic Studies in spring 2014. He also lead discussions about Rainis, his literature and his influence in the development of the Latvian nation at 3x3 camps in Garezers (MI) and Catskills (NY) during August 2015.
Signs of Marfa - Photographs
Vilis Inde - inde/jacobs publications - Newly REVISED edition 2015
Signs of Marfa is a photographic exploration of this remote contemporary art town. Marfa provides a stunning combination of old and new. Even the broad blue skies and the vast golden grasslands are signs of Marfa. The book attempts to provide the reader with a visual understanding of Marfa. It does not include photographs of artwork owned by the Chinati Foundation or the Judd Foundation. (Available on Blurb.com, at The Marfa Book Co. & The Paisano Hotel in Marfa.)
Marfa's youngest Artists
Ellie Meyer-Madrid - inde/jacobs publications - 2009 (sold out)
Marfa Studio of Arts operates the Studio In The Elementary School (SITES) art program that brings artists into the Marfa Elementary School and provides after school arts programing for the town's children. The book explores projects class year by class year.
Marfa's Youngest Artists - 2010
Ellie Meyer-Madrid - inde/jacobs publications - 2010 (sold out)
Marfa Studio of Arts operates the Studio In The Elementary School (SITES) art program that brings artists into the Marfa Elementary School and provides after school arts programing for the town's children. The book explores by subject matter and by medium.