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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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Bookmarking Book Art – The Walters Art Museum

Beautiful work. The image here is of the coastline of Italy from Rimini to Pesaro. The Museum’s overview of the manuscript, the additional views (below) provided to compensate for the limitations of the double-spread view, and the references concerning the … Continue reading

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Bookmarking Book Art – Jacqueline Rush Lee, updated (2017)

By its compressed and sealed form, reticulation and shifting colors, The First Cut evokes Ovid’s epic poem about “bodies which have been transformed into shapes of different kinds.” The words and stories of the three Loeb Library volumes are locked away beneath … Continue reading

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Bookmarking Book Art – Frances Kiernan

Printmaker, photographer and book artist, Frances Kiernan is based in Richmond, UK.  I first saw her work in The Riverside Gallery exhibition (29 November 2014 – 14 February 2015). … made from the discarded prints during 2010. Rather than destroy … Continue reading

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