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

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

by Peter and Donna Thomas, Sandra Salamony
     
 

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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

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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 carefully curated collection of both historically important and modern works.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592537747
Publisher:
Quarry Books
Publication date:
06/01/2012
Series:
1000 Series
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
728,162
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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