Publications (Books and Films)


Schale, Minnesota Museum of Modern Art, First Friday Film Series and Shale 3, Free Range Film Festival, Wrenshall, Minnesota, A. Labovitz and W. Gamble

Anne and Bill Gamble created two short films focused on the magic of paint, color and their interaction with each other and the observer. Anne created the visuals, Bill composed and played the sound scape: the result is an enchanting journey that at times combines micro-and macrocosmic forms suggesting that science and wonder are the same thing.



2011_cover_imageAnne Labovitz Composite Portraits

Full color catalog of artwork from Anne Labovitz shown in her recent exhibition at the Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth in 2013.  The 17 pieces are beautifully laid out in this 10″ by 10″ book with curatorial statement from Tweed Art Director, Ken Bloom, and commentary from Christina Chang, Curator at the Minnesota Museum of American Art.









Dungeon DepthsDungeon Depths: Two Artists Explore the Self-Portrait, A. Labovitz and C. Best

“This delightful diary-style book charts an artistic journey of two artists who spend a month together painting self-portraits. Anne Labovitz and Carole Best live in different countries but as friends and artists share many things. It’s a great read – lively, funny, poignant and serious all at the same time. A peek into the working lives of two contemporary artists.”






Farbenzug (Color Train), Artist Book, A. Labovitz and W. Gamble

Commuting by train between his office in Bielifeld, Germany and his home in Hanover, Germany, Bill Gamble shows us that the journey, not just the destination, is to be enjoyed. These Haiku poems capture the seasons and scenery that passed by the train window as Bill returned home on his nightly one-hour ride. Anne Labovitz later illustrated Bill’s work using colorful and evocative monoprints, Together, the words and art captures a world of changing wonder and beauty. It is an edition of seven artist books, one of which is in the permanent collection of the La Jolla Athenaeum Music and Arts Library.









Honoral and Zarina: A Tale of Two Friends, A. Labovitz and W. Gamble

A story following a few weeks in the life of a wildebeest and zebra herd, as seen through the eyes of a zebra girl, Zarina, and a wildebeest boy, Honoral.  It takes place in easter Africa, Kenya and Tanzania, during a spell of rainy weather. Lovely story of friendship, and the meeting of challenges by youth – in this case the nomadic wanderings of a herd, and then, lions!





A Dozen Dungeon DaysA Dozen Days in the Dungeon, A. Labovitz and C. Best

This book is the latest publication by Anne Labovitz and Carole Best. Like their preceding books this is a collaborative effort that describes 12 working days in Anne’s studio. It presents a unique glimpse of their working partnership, the ups and downs of the creative process and features high quality reproductions of some of the works produced during their time together.








Dungeon Dwellings #2Dungeon Dwellings 2, A. Labovitz and C. Best

The only thing scary about this dungeon is the amount of paint that flew when Carole Best and Anne Labovitz get together to work. In 2006, artist Carole Best few from her home in Australia to Hannover, Germany where Anne and her family were living. For 23 days the two painted side-by-side in Anne’s “dungeon,” the studio she set up in the basement of her home. This book captures the time they spent together painting, discussing and creating. It is a wonderful glimpse into the artists’ lives, techniques, inspirations, and motivations.






Champagne Book

Champagne Book, A. Labovitz and C. Best

What kind of wine goes with art? Champagne, of course! Anne Labovitz and Carole Best are serious about their work and about their bubbly. This little book chronicles their month of painting and champagne. View their incredible work, enjoy their friendship, and find reviews of their favorite and not-so-favourite vintages.









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