Where artists' books and the book arts meet online...
If anyone is over in Paris they should check out this exhibition organised by the winderful Noreen Grahame...
'Une historie du livre d'artiste australien' an exhibition of Australian artists' books from the collection
Centre for the Artist Book
Université Rennes 2, France…Continue
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If you want to find out what is happening in the world of book arts then your first stop should be to download the latest copy of the Book Arts Newsletter - Issue 97 includes articles, events, exhibitions and events around the globe and can be found at at http://www.bookarts.uwe.ac.uk/banlists.htm
Here in Melbourne we are looking forwards to the 1st Art book Fair at the National Gallery of Victoria this…Continue
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Des Cowley, Anna Welch and myself were recently the guest editors of special issue of The LaTrobe Journal, the State Library of Victoria's schoilarly journal on the theme of "Creating and Collecting: Artists' books in Australia'.
The issue includes…Continue
Added by Robert Heather on March 25, 2015 at 11:30 — No Comments
The Book Arts Newsletter for March – mid April 2015, No. 96 is now ready for download at:
Cover page BABE at Arnolfini
In this issue:
National and International Exhibitions Pages 1 - 13
Announcements Page 13
Courses, Conferences, Lectures & Workshops Pages 13 - 25
Opportunities Pages 25 - 31
Book Fairs Pages…Continue
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Here are a few links that are worth checking out:
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The State Library of Victoria (Melbourne, Australia) has launched is annual appeal to raise funds towards acquiring new items for its collection. This year the Library is seeking cash donations towards acquiring a copy of La Fin du Monde, a key 20th-century illustrated book. Printed in…Continue
Added by Robert Heather on May 23, 2014 at 15:30 — No Comments
For some reason it seems to be artists' books season here in Melbourne at the moment.
Recently the National Gallery of Victoria opened a rare exhibition of works by William Blake, usually considered the granddaddy of all artists' books artists. It includes watercolours, illustrated books and prints from their collection including 36 of his watercolours from The Divine Comedy. Any serious examination of the history of artists' books seems to commence…Continue
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Here is a link to a fantastic gig at the British Library if you are knowledgeable at Persian manuscripts...…Continue
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Proudly supported by the Siganto Foundation, the artists’ books series in early April 2014 includes a White Gloves Tour, a public lecture, a beginners workshop, and a masterclass as well as two fellowships.
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FLOATING HORIZON is a 10m long, single flowing image folded into a book. Like a feature film shot in a single take. Its full colour and printed at the same size I hand drew it, completely finished, and absolutely ready to print. Firstly, I'm asking you to pre-purchase a copy for $40, so that I can pay for the print run. Secondly, and this is really important, I need your help spreading the word to your friends who you think would love a copy. Getting it to go viral, just a little, is…Continue
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This looks great (as always) hopefully one day I will get there...
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Artist book and photography enthusiasts Doug Spowart and Victoria Cooper recently dropped in a for a coffee and a couple of days wandering around the State Library on their way to the Ballarat Foto Biennial. While there they posted this blog entry about photobook awards...
Added by Robert Heather on September 11, 2013 at 21:30 — No Comments
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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