Added by BLANCA ORAA MOYUA on August 29, 2011 at 19:17 —
Book artist David Drum of Burning Books Press, Los Angeles, has published a funny novel entitled INTRODUCING THE RICHEST FAMILY IN AMERICA. The book's cover was designed by Karrie Ross, but Drum designed the interior pages and the white cutouts on the front cover. This is the first mass-produced book by Burning Books Press which has produced a line of limited edition artists books since 1984. Check out .… Continue
Added by David Drum on November 2, 2010 at 5:27 —
Recently with a group of students I discussed; what is it that makes the book so enduring and enticing as a medium of expression? It took a while for them to understand the question. For the college age student is more involved with their computer than probably any other medium, even art students. I kept at it though... what is this thing, this object that has so changed the entire direction of humanity?
Finally it started to come. The book as an object, a technology, a work… Continue
Added by Donald J Voss on October 8, 2010 at 4:03 —
A year in the making, Edition One from the BookArtObject collective is complete. Eight artists across Australia and the UK used a single text as a departure point for an exploration of form and content, with very different results. I've added a series of photographs to my gallery - see what you think!
Edition Two is beginning: we are about to look at possibilities for new texts ranging from advertising to poetry, drama to prose, and we would like to invite other book artists to share… Continue
Added by Sara Bowen on July 15, 2010 at 15:57 —
A Place of InterestDoverodde Book Arts Festival ll
made a collaborative artist’s book,… Continue
Added by Sarah Bodman on June 11, 2010 at 2:03 —
The Melbourne Museum of Printing recently featured on ABC TV's Collectors program.
There is some info and short video on their website http://www.abc.net.au/tv/collectors/segments/s2824543.htm
Added by Robert Heather on February 23, 2010 at 11:16 —
On the weekend I went to the open day at the Melbourne Museum of Printing
which was packed full of people after some good promotions in the media and online by the Museum and its supporters at The Narrows
. It was great to see so much interest in letterpress and there was a lot of interest in the fundraising sales of prints, t-shirts and other… Continue
Added by Robert Heather on May 21, 2009 at 10:25 —
This is a friendly reminder that IMPRINT's deadlines for the June/Winter 2009 issue are fast approaching.
If you wish to place an advertisement or insert in IMPRINT, please confirm your booking by 1 May with Frances Dixon, IMPRINT’s Advertising Coordinator: email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Calendar entries and images or small news items should also be sent to Sue Forster, Editor, by 1 May: email… Continue
Added by Robert Heather on April 23, 2009 at 18:06 —
JAB - The Journal of Artists' Books - - JAB25 is now available!
JAB25 is a special topic issue
, guest edited by Tony White, Head of the Art Library Indiana University, which concentrates on high-speed rotary offset printing and the various ways artists have used offset in the creation of their work.
The issue also presents an article about the two winners of… Continue
Added by Robert Heather on April 3, 2009 at 15:39 —
In 2009, Rare Book School (RBS) will offer about 25 five-day, non-credit courses http://www.rarebookschool.org/schedule/
on topics concerning book history, old and rare books, manuscripts, and special collections. Applications are available on the RBS website.
Added by Robert Heather on February 4, 2009 at 15:30 —
The World of the Book
by Clare Williamson and Des Cowley (The Miegunyah Press/Melbourne University Publishing in association with the State Library of Victoria - ISBN 9780522853780) is currently available online at a special price from Readings
bookstore in Melbourne.
It is an excellent… Continue
Added by Robert Heather on January 19, 2009 at 11:00 —
Order your copy of JAB24
using the JAB Order Form
JAB24 was edited by Craig Dworkin & Kyle Schlesinger and features articles by scholars and artists who have been working in areas where writing and art often combine into new forms of the book. These new manifestations of the traditional book often appear… Continue
Added by Robert Heather on November 12, 2008 at 12:00 —
SEE Artist Book 3.0 FORUM page for a PDF version of the Art of Book journal's review of the exhibition. Includes images of the Barratt Gallery display, the books selected by Judge Robert Heather and a review by Victoria Cooper.
Added by Doug Spowart on September 8, 2008 at 17:47 —
On Saturday the 20th September Dianne Longley will open a new exhibition titled "Navigations" at Barratt Galleries in Alstonville, NSW. The opening will be preceded by an artist talk in which Dianne will talk about her arts practice in general and in particular her artist book practice which spans some 30 years. Dianne recently had one of her books acquired in the Southern Cross University artist book award.
The ideas and images in Longley’s works relate to the history of the grotesque… Continue
Added by julie barratt on September 4, 2008 at 22:33 —