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 ink on Fabriano watercolor paper to invite us to follow the image of a leatherback turtle making... 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 constructed forms, so different from each other, and dependent on each other in so complex... Continue Reading →

Bookmarking Book Art — Sam Winston

Presented here is an ongoing exploration of Charles Darwin’s ‘On the Origin of Species’ and Ruth Padel’s ‘Darwin, A Life In Poems’. I initially separated the text of these two books into nouns verbs, adjectives & other. I wanted to present a visual map of how a scientist and a poet use language – a... Continue Reading →

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Bookmarking a Book Burning – I

Julian Baggini (Aeon) has posted a thoughtful piece on the need for an important cultural artifact to evolve -- not just in its codex form but in its very essence -- the encyclopedia.  One reader/viewer (there's a video as well) commented: Which is worse? Burning books because they are now available in an electronic format? Or... Continue Reading →

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Text in Art

Material, Time-based and Interactive

fibonaccisusan

Mathematical Art

Curated by Robert Bolick

Curated by Robert Bolick

Curated by Robert Bolick

Paper Scissors Stone

Taking paper beyond the page

Studio 5 Book Arts

Curated by Robert Bolick

Threadborne

Fibre Art, Eco Printing, Artists' Books, Vintage Textiles

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