1,000 Artists' Books: Exploring the Book as Art

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The book is a timeless art form, one that is as alive today as ever before, and artists continue to explore and explode the boundaries of what a book is and can be. In this beautiful collection, you will experience close-up various aspects of hand-crafted books: covers, bindings, scrolls, folded and origami structures and books made from found objects. You will find richly illustrated and calligraphed pages as well as books created from a variety of printed processes. Ingenuity and creativity abounds in this ...

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Overview

The book is a timeless art form, one that is as alive today as ever before, and artists continue to explore and explode the boundaries of what a book is and can be. In this beautiful collection, you will experience close-up various aspects of hand-crafted books: covers, bindings, scrolls, folded and origami structures and books made from found objects. You will find richly illustrated and calligraphed pages as well as books created from a variety of printed processes. Ingenuity and creativity abounds in this carefully curated collection of both historically important and modern works.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592537747
  • Publisher: Quarry Books
  • Publication date: 6/1/2012
  • Series: 1000 Series
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 630,965
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Sandra Salamony is a professional book designer. She has authored, coauthored, and curated several books on artisan topics. She lives in Traverse City, Michigan. Visit her online at http://www.sandrasalamony.com.

Peter and Donna Thomas are book artists and coauthors of More Making Books by Hand. They live in Santa Cruz, California.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Codex Books

Accordion and Foldable Books

Single-Sheet Books

Sculptural Books

Image Directory

Directory of Artists

Acknowledgments

About the Authors

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