Bookmarking Book Art – Desperately seeking the MBAE

Paul St John Mackintosh posted some intriguing sleuth work at Teleread this month, occasioned by the Edinburgh International Book Festival.   The work—and identity—of the MBAE (Mystery Book Artist of Edinburgh) has been a recurrent theme throughout the Festival.  She has delivered works specifically for the Festival, which are part of her "Free to Fly"... Continue Reading →

Bookmark – Fast.co interview with Henrik Berggren, Readmill

Michael Grothaus interviews Henrik Berggren about the Readmill app and the future of reading.  E-Books Could Be The Future Of Social Media ⚙ Co.Labs ⚙ code + community. Berggren says he never believed that single-purpose devices like the original Kindle would become widespread, a prediction that seems to be playing out. But he did believe that multi-purpose tablets... Continue Reading →

Bookmarking Book Art – “Visions from Afar,” Mount Ida College Gallery Exhibit

Visions from Afar, 4 April 2013 As the works in the exhibit are not prominently displayed, here are links for all the participating artists. Lola Baltzell  http://www.lolart.com/Lolart/home.html Janet Bemis  http://ttpdesign.com/site/to%20the%20point%20.html Carol Blackwell http://www.art3gallery.com/Pages/CarolBlackwell.html Dennis Dahill  http://www.sketchbookproject.com/library/6164, http://www.sketchbookproject.com/library/693 Laura Davidson  http://www.lauradavidson.com/ Sally Fine  http://www.sallyfine.com/pages/prpo.html Ann Forbush  http://www.apforbush.com/gallery.html?&g=bks&n=11 Ania Gilmore  http://www.aniaartstudio.com/studio/Gallery.aspx?gallery=books Ronni Komarow  http://www.ronnikomarow.com/artists-books.html Julie Shaw Lutts  http://julieshawlutts.com/work Peter... Continue Reading →

Bookmarking Book Art – Exhibit at the Grosvenor Rare Book Room

"There is art to be found in science books and science to be found in artist’s books." The Buffalo & Erie County Public Library has been kind enough to share the exhibit labels for its display held in March this year in the Grosvenor Rare Book Room. The section devoted to "Artist’s Book History" begins... Continue Reading →

Bookmarking Book Art – Clifton Meador

Clifton Meador is the 2013 winner of the MCBA Award, sponsored by the Minnesota Center for Book Arts.  The judges were Sarah Bodman, Sandra Kroupa and Buzz Spector.  Meador's winning entry (A Repeated Misunderstanding of Nature (2012) and several others are displayed by Michael Lieberman at Book Patrol, bookmarked here, and comprehensively by the MCBA... Continue Reading →

Bookmark for your browser or ereader? | Anniversary Update

Publishing and editorial folk who wish to educate themselves in the changing craft of the book should track this ongoing discussion on the merits of browsers versus apps/devices --even if at times it becomes finely technical. Books On Books logged several articles on this last year when Jason Pontin declared MIT Technology Review's colors (decidedly... Continue Reading →

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