The Art of the Book - '98 Artists' Books
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Carol Chase Bjerke, United States
The Pocket Mountain Meditator
Reversible sculptural book with linen stuff sack, book cloth, photographs, reflective Mylar, and wire hinge binding.
21 x 35 x 35 cm.
Margaret Buchanan, United States
First Impression: A China Diary
Offset lithography, hand stamping, stencil, photographs, bound with linen and French marbled paper, edition of 30.
26 x 17 x 3.25 cm.
Rebecca Cowan, Canada
Metal bound book with 15 etchings and 14 original poems.
40 x 57.5 x 15 cm.
Steven Daiber, United States
System of Book-keeping
Altered book on birch bark.
0.10 x 0.15 x 3 m.
Karen Kunc, United States
On this Land
Accordion folded book with woodcut and letterpress, paper cover.
19 x 13 x 0.63 cm.
Elaine Langerman, United States
The 16 Measures
Eighteen images and text on 10 pages, acrylic paint on light plex.
13 x 13.5 x 2.5 cm.
Emily Martin, United States
My Twelve Steps
Letterpress printed pop up book on rag paper with cord and rod pull closure.
15 x 15 x 2.5 cm.
Dan Mayer, United States
The Edible Time Capsule
Hand constructed origami boxform with nine books; a public art project for the City of Scottsdale with participants from the Scottsdale Senior Center and at-risk youths.
8 x 12 x 7 cm.
Lise Melhorn-Boe, Canada
A Good Wife Wouldn't ...
Tunnel book, handmade cotton paper with colour photocopies on ph neutral paper.
22 x 26 x 2 cm.
Robin E. Muller, Canada
A Chinese Woman Told Me ...
Tunnel book in box, Japanese paper and colour photocopies, text by the artist.
14 x 16 x 2.5 cm.
Sarah Peter, United States
Pen in Hand
Artist's book, Sheaffer Black pen casing laser cut laterally and reattached with chrome hinge; printed on Hammermill Color Copy paper; packaged in men's cotton shirt pocket inside cellophane bag; with instruction sheet on bristle paper in white plastic pocket protector.
16 x 10.5 x 2 cm.
JoAnna Poehlmann, United States
Strike Up the Band (in Three Volumes)
Collage with hand lettering, papyrus.
12 x 9.5 x 2 cm.
Carolyn C. Qualle, Canada
Alchemist's Flight Manual
Leparello binding; serigraphed acrylic cover, waxed laminated serigraphs text with sewn inclusions.
6.5 x 30.5 x 2.5 cm.
Don Rash, United States
In the Attic
Full paper binding, paste paper and watercolour, wooden stand, edition of 50.
20 x 29 x 6 cm.
Marina Roy, Canada
Copper book with etched and oxidized plate imagery.
8 x 4 x 1.5 cm.
Carol Schwartzott, United States
The Perfect Garden
Five pop-up environments with letterpress poetry.
25.5 x 21 x 5 cm.
Linda Smith, United States
House of Cods
Handmade pop-up, letterpress, relief line engravings, hand painted face cards, Gyotaku fish impressions, handmade paper, edition size 50.
27 x 56.5 x 27 cm.
Bonnie Stahlecker, United States
Intaglio and mixed media.
12.7 x 20.4 x 7.6 cm.
Peter & Donna Thomas, United States
Letterpress printed scroll on dowel in wooden and marbled paper box.
2.5 x 6 x 2.5 cm.
Christine Trainor, Canada
The Sacred Beetle and Others
Letterpress and intaglio printed on flax/cotton handmade paper, leather and paper binding.
21 x 14 x 1.4 cm.
Claire Van Vliet, Canada
Non-adhesive box, double spine with makes for a tumbling effect in the hand.
6 x 6 x 6 cm.
Denise Carson Wilde, Canada
Love Poems to a Vampire
Wooden coffin with brass title and latch, three letterpress poems and one etching on tablets, edition of 12.
24 x 11.5 x 6 cm.
Jody Williams, United States
Book of hinged, constructed boxes, colour etching on handmade paper, mixed media, text by artist, edition of 40.
11 x 9 x 4 cm.
Jody Williams, United States
The Time/Life Series
Three accordion books (Life at Forty, Life on the Edge, & Life Goes By) in constructed box with hinged lid, Japanese paper covers, etching on Rives BFK paper, texts by artist, edition of 100.
5 x 13 x 2.5 cm.
Helen Yeomans, Canada
One Year Diary: 13 Chapters
Thirteen flat plexiglass boxes filled with images and text collected from junk mail, old catalogues, magazines, etc., presented in a clear acrylic display case.
21 x 15.5 x 11 cm.
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