A great resource for anyone wishing explore the development of critic debates on artists' books. Charts the discussion of several central issues: the identity of artists' books, their origins, and their current status.
The seminal full-length study of the development of artists' books as a 20th-century art form. By situating artists' books within the context of mainstream developments in the visual arts, Drucker raises critical and theoretical issues as well as providing a historical overview of the medium.
In this unconventional study, the Huberts investigate 40 fairly recent books quite seriously, examining their shapes and their use of materials, colors, images, and textÄno matter how obscure, nonsensical, or deliberately illegible.
Book art object is a record of the first biennial Codex Book Fair and Symposium: The Fate of the Art,Berkeley, California, 2007. Showcases contemporary artist books and fine press and fine art editions produced by some of the worlds most esteemed printers, designers, book artists, and artisans.