Saturday, April 14, 2012

BOOK ART ~






Krystyna Wasserman
Princeton Architectural Press, 2007, 2011


This book showcases more than one hundred of the finest artists' books culled from the collection of the National Museum of Women in the Arts








Claire Van Vliet

Circulus Sapientiae (Circle of wisdom), 2001

Pulp painting on handmade paper, CD

5.5 x 12 in. / Edition of 120








Allison Cooke Brown

Teatimes, 2005

teabags, sepia ink, silk-covered box w/paper lining,
bone clasp









Pamela Spitzmueller

British Museum Memoir, 1997

small-grid graph paper, color pencil

ink, copper sheet and copper wire









Lois Morrison

Endangered Species, 1999

cloth over board, color-copied drawings,
gocco prints, paper, color pen









Emily Martin

Eight Slices of Pie, 2002

inkjet on paper, aluminum and plastic pie pan









Mary Bennett

German Egypt, 2002

altered book








Meret Oppenheim

Caroline, 1985

letterpress, colored etchings, embossing









Mirella Bentivoglio

Litolattine, 1998

iron, tin cans, caps









Karen Kunc

Small Gifts, 2004

text from Finnish folk song
color etchings and aquatints on handmade paper, letterpress










Genie Shenk

Dreams: 2005

I went to sleep, where did I go?


(not in this book, but irresistible)






Emily Martin, Lois Morrison, Allison Cooke Brown, Claire Van Vliet, Pamela Spitzmueller, Krystyna Wasserman, Karen Kunc, Mirella Bentivoglio, Meret Oppenheim, Mary Benett, Genie Shenk,




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