Artist Books 3.0

Where artists' books and the book arts meet online...


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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Kathleen Nartuhi replied to cheryl penn's discussion 3.0 # 13 (ANYTHING you are busy with/subject of your choice) in the group Collaborative Mail Art Artists' Books
"Thank you Jac. Glad you like it."
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Ruth Shaw-Williams replied to cheryl penn's discussion 3.0 # 13 (ANYTHING you are busy with/subject of your choice) in the group Collaborative Mail Art Artists' Books
"Great, I'm so glad you like it Anete."
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cheryl penn replied to cheryl penn's discussion An Encyclopedia of Everything. in the group Collaborative Mail Art Artists' Books
"3.0 # 13 (The Ruin)  Jac Balmer (UK) Accordion edition of 8 books - No. 8/8. The Ruin is an elegy - a thoughtful, meditative poem from the Exeter Book (8th cent).  Jac has taken  word sections  to create his accordion book…"
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Book arts in photography

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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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