Bookmarking Book Art – Buzz Spector Here is an hour-long talk by Spector sponsored by the New York Center for Book Art. At 6 minutes in, there is a wonderful riff on the book as elemental cultural artifact, being able to stand for each of the four elements. Here are links to the images to which Spector refers – so much more enjoyable to see as well as hear! Fire Claudio Parmiggiani, Smoke and Soot on Wood, 2008 Credit: http://bortolamigallery.com/artist/claudio-parmiggiani/works/ Earth Xu Bing, Book from the Sky, 1991 Credit: https://teachartwiki.wikispaces.com/Book+from+the+Sky–Xu+Bing http://wp.me/p2AYQg-Ou Air Doug Beube, Twister, 2002 Credit: http://dougbeube.com/artwork/2154724_Disaster_series_Twister.html Water – Hanne Darboven, 100 Books, 1970 Credit: http://images.artnet.com/images_us/magazine/reviews/robinson/robinson7-22-09-3.jpg Rate this:EmailFacebookGoogleLinkedInPinterestPocketRedditSkypeTumblrTwitterWhatsAppLike this:Like Loading... Related Your thoughts? Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.