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Bookmarking Book Art – Chris Ruston

Ruston’s art celebrates the natural world and human spirit, inviting viewers “to follow, to unravel secrets, and to pay close attention to the world around them”. Part of a series called Ocean Blue, the book She Returns uses a double concertina fold and … Continue reading

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Bookmarking Book Art – A “white book report” on “The White Heat” at MARC STRAUS

Dare you see a soul at the white heat? Then crouch within the door. Red is the fire’s common tint; But when the vivid ore Has sated flame’s conditions, Its quivering substance plays Without a color but the light Of … Continue reading

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Bookmarking Book Art – Louisa Boyd

Through abstraction and symbol, Louisa Boyd‘s art focuses on sense of place and our intrinsic connection to nature. The titles of three of her artist’s book series – Infinity, Landscape, and Mapping – and those of the book art in them – Aether (2013), … Continue reading

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Bookmarking Book Art – Susan E. King

Susan E. King’s works held at the Corcoran Gallery and College of Art & Design in Washington, DC. RECORD Copy: 1 ARTISTS BOOKS Call Number: NE508 .K55 1976 Status: Non-Circulating Item ID: 52672010188608 Collection Type: ARTISTS BOOKS Media: ARTIST-BOOK Author: King, … Continue reading

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Bookmarking Book Art – Amaranth Borsuk

Created for the November 2016 issue of The Bellingham Review, “Abra: The Kinetic Page” is a polymorphic tour de force – online prose poem, video, review of and homage to an installation at the Henry Art Gallery in Seattle, WA, in 2014 and a … Continue reading

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Bookmarking Book Art – Pauline Rafal

Among the several artists displaying works at The Riverside Gallery was Pauline Rafal. Inspired by poetry and literature, and influenced by the tangible qualities of paper and print, my work focuses on linocuts, and pen and ink illustrations displayed either as … Continue reading

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Bookmarking Book Art – On the Origin of Species

It is interesting to contemplate an entangled bank, clothed with many plants of many kinds, with birds singing on the bushes, with various insects flitting about, and with worms crawling through the damp earth, and to reflect that these elaborately … Continue reading

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