New New Testament by Paul Chan available now

Badlands Unlimited is pleased to announce the co-publication of New New Testament by Paul Chan. Based on his monumental project Volumes, a series of over one thousand paintings made out of dismantled book covers and the texts that complement each painting, New New Testament ultimately evokes how books and works of art—both considered objects of knowledge in the past—now exist in our digitally interconnected world chiefly as objects of search. The texts that accompany each painting are composed with bewildering combinations of phrases and lexical marks that reflect how historical distinctions between art, media, and celebrity culture are rapidly dissolving. Part King James Bible, Wittgenstein, and TMZ, each text embodies the spirit of this emerging dissolution. Read more