Where artists' books and the book arts meet online...
Ed Ruscha's work has profoundly influenced countless modern artists, but his artist books - such as Twentysix Gasoline Stations, Every Building on the Sunset Strip, Thirtyfour Parking Lots in Los Angeles, and A Few Palm Trees - offer a unique opportunity to trace that influence directly to the near and far corners of the modern art world. For decades, a broad spectrum of artists have produced their own small books revisiting, rebelling against, and responding to the…Continue
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William Blake - Great Works
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The artist Ed Ruscha stood in Gagosian Gallery in New York City, surrounded by paintings of books he has created over many decades. There were canvases that mimicked old tomes he found in flea markets and secondhand shops, and paintings of marbleized endpapers. There were renderings of open books more than…
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I need some feedback on this site from our members - can you describe for me what benefits you see from Artist Books 3.0 and why you think it is worth being part of this online community?
All the best,
Postal applications are being received now.
Artspace Mackay’s online application process for the Libris Awards will be active on Wednesday, January 25.
Contact: Artspace Mackay
Phone: (07) 4961 9722
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Australian artist Lin Tobias recently had a residency at the Hamilton Wood Type Museum in the USA and has asked me to pass this on:
I did not know this!!!…
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The NY Art Books Fair was just on in the Big Apple - check out these articles...
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MOMA visits Brisbane...
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The September - October 2012 Book Arts Newsletter, No. 76 is now ready for download (it’s a bit of a beast at 51 pages this issue!) at:
IN THIS ISSUE: Cover page – The London Centre for Book Arts!
The first UK Centre for Book Arts is set to open in Hackney Wick, east London, in…Continue
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This is a great post by Doug about the current exhibition Life's Journeys at Redland Art Gallery.
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Suitable applicants are invited to apply for position of GENERAL MANAGER Print Council of Australia
This is a 3day/week position based in Fitzroy, Melbourne.
The position of GM is a great opportunity to step into and grow a vibrant national NFP, visual arts organisation with full support and guidance provided by a national Management Committee.
The PCA boasts 1300 members across all states
For Position Description see listing on PCA…Continue
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This project which is featured at Kickstarter is worth reading about and supporting - go and have a look here:
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In his latest blog entry Scott McCarney mentioned this fabulous Threads series of talks which includes sessions with Buzz Spector, Keith Smith, Johanna Drucker and Richard Minsky. A must for anyone seriously studying book arts...
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Update posted on the Artspace Mackay website http://www.artspacemackay.com.au/whats_on/news/2012_focus_on_artists_books_vi_news
Volume 8, 2012
Download from http://www.philobiblon.com/bonefolder/vol8contents.htm
Table of contents:
A few years ago when I visited the USA I was fortunate to visit Booklyn Artists Alliance and see some of the work that they do. They are a fabulous group who do lots of wonderful educational work and support a bunch of artists.
They want your help at the moment - go online and make a small donation here.…Continue
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Have a look at this one http://www.volumique.com/en/
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Read about it here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2011/dec/01/edinburgh-book-sculptures
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Melbourne artist Oslo Davis is raising funds for his new artist book online - check it out and see if you can help him make it all pozible...