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Bookmarking Book Art — Large-Scale Book Art Installations

Anouk Kruithof’s massive wall of colored books echoes two leitmotivs in book art — the installation and the presumed disappearance of the book in the onslaught of digital media. Reminiscent of pixels on the computer screen, the work is entitled Enclosed … Continue reading

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Bookmarking Book Art – Vienna Romanée

From 4 June to 29 October, Vienna Romanée’s “Data Sewing Project” will be on display (and growing) in the Coda Paper Art 2017 exhibition at the Coda Museum in Apeldoorn. These snippets of data from newspapers are sewn together with human … Continue reading

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Bookmark – Aldus@SFU.com

The Aldus@SFU site (Simon Fraser University) provides access to 21 of the 106 volumes in the Wosk-McDonald collection. In addition, there are background essays from rare book authority Rebecca Romney, scholar John Willinsky and novelist Robin Sloan. Taken together with … Continue reading

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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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