Matthew Marks Gallery



Text by Charles Ray

Hardcover with jacket
40 pages
22 images
9½ × 11½ inches; 24 × 29 cm
ISBN 1880146541

Log presents Ray’s life-size sculpture of a fallen log he discovered by the side of the highway in California. After visiting the log many times, Ray decided to move the log in pieces to his studio, where he took molds and produced a fiberglass replica. Eventually, he sent the fiberglass form to Japan, where a master woodworker and his apprentices carved the final wooden sculpture out of Japanese cypress. This artist’s book was designed by Silvia Gaspardo Moro in close collaboration with Ray.