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Desert Archaic Press Presents: Modern Ancient.

September 22nd, 2020

These new times call for new experiments. How to we show art when the simple act of gathering together is dangerous? How do we escape the constant trend towards the virtual and bring some physicality back into the world? That ancient art form of the book becomes cutting age again, and like that Desert Archaic now has a publishing wing.

Our first endeavor is a book by Jeannie Ortiz & Kyle Parker Cunningham, aptly named Modern Ancient. This book is an art exhibition in the form of a book, an intimate journey into the artist world of dreams, adventure and creation. You can learn more about it here or if you are already sold you can preorder the book below.


Modern Ancient will be available for pickup or shipped to you in early December 2020. It’ll make the most magical holiday gift so buy one for yourself and everyone you know. This is a limited edition, numbered and signed book so order now before they are gone!

Learn more about Modern Ancient here.

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