The Front Lawns of One Block: 20 Houses, 1 Apartment Building, a Law Office, and a Mortuary (In No Particular Order)
Artist's book by Marisa J. Futernick
Softback, 36 pages, 23 x 15 cm / 9 x 6 in
This publication is a companion to Investment Opportunity, a billboard commission at Kingsgate Project Space, London. The work continues Futernick's ongoing interest in real estate, property, and place.
Marisa J. Futernick was born in Detroit, Michigan and raised in Hartford, Connecticut. Futernick attended Yale University; Goldsmiths College; and the Royal Academy Schools, London. She has exhibited at venues including the Whitechapel Gallery, London; the Royal Academy of Arts, London; Jerwood Space, London; Arnolfini, Bristol; Outpost, Norwich; Rice + Toye, London; and Yale University. She has published several books, including 13 Presidents (Slimvolume, 2016), How I Taught Umberto Eco to Love the Bomb (RA Editions and California Fever Press, 2015), and The Watergate Complex (Rice + Toye, 2015). Her new short film about Trump Tower was exhibited by the Royal Academy of Arts, London in April 2018. After living and working in London for over 15 years, Futernick recently relocated to Los Angeles.