Artist Books 3.0

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The Artist Book 3.0 forum is for artists, curators, librarians, students, and researchers interested in artist books and the book arts.

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Petru Viljoen replied to cheryl penn's discussion 3.0 # 14 (Holes) in the group Collaborative Mail Art Artists' Books
"I agree about posting only in January. Our postal strike here in South Africa is finally over and we hope not to see the likes of it again any time soon. I made a trial book yesterday and it doesn't want to look how I want it to look. I have a…"
2 hours ago
Ptrzia replied to cheryl penn's discussion 3.0 # 14 (Holes) in the group Collaborative Mail Art Artists' Books
"i'm in a similar process with one group ready of the three i've joined but it's not a good idea to send from previous experiences with the post madness of this time of the year. thank you for the wishes, hope you have an…"
21 hours ago
Petru Viljoen replied to cheryl penn's discussion 3.0 # 14 (Holes) in the group Collaborative Mail Art Artists' Books
"I've made a start on the project. Covers are done, each accordian done and assembly awaits. No point in pics at this stage. Hope everyone enjoys their holidays. "
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In the Media

Ruscha;s archive goes to the Getty

Picasso artists' books exhibition in Germany

Article on artists' books in The Age (Melbourne, Australia) here

Article on Central Booking in The Art Newspaper

New York Times review of WSW exhibition at Islip Art Museum

OPB interrview with Roberta Lavadour here

Time Out Chicago article on Brian Dettmer's dissected books - here plus a blog interview here.

Art Forum article on Charline von Heyl artists' books. here

Miami Herald Article about Jaffe centre for Book Arts here

Keith Smith exhibition at University of Rochester review

Review in The Guardian and another in The Independent of the exhibition Blood on Paper at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London

Engage 12 issue on Book Art is available online here as a PDF.


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