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Multiple, Limited, Unique : selections from the permanent collection of the Center for Book Arts / Alexander Campos


144 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Jen Larson
Bryan Baker
Andre Lee Bassuet
Lindy Kerr
Center for Book Arts
Exhibition Catalogue for show on view July 6 - September 10, 2011. The exhibition offers an overview of the history and development of book arts over the past 40 years, and examines the role of the institution in both nurturing and promoting innovative artists and preserving traditional artistic practices. All works in the exhibition can also be viewed through the CBA online collections database.

Organized by Alexander Campos, Executive Director, Jen Larson, Collections Specialist, and the Collections Committee. This exhibition marks the culmination of the three-year Collections Initiative, which involved the in-depth cataloguing and preservation of our extensive collection of artist books, prints, catalogues, and ephemera.

Includes image plates, A-Z inventory, writer's biographies.

The exhibition traveled to the Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA, Oct. 6 - Dec. 9, 2011; Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN, Feb. 3 - May 6, 2012, Museum of Printing History, Houston, TX, May 31 - Aug. 25, 2012; Lafayette College, Easton, PA, Oct. 1 - Dec. 31, 2012; The Book Club of California, San Francisco, CA, Jan. 21 - Apr. 15, 2013.

Center for Book Arts collections initiative and online digital catalogue / Jen Larson
Artists' books and conceptualism(s) / Johanna Drucker
The (r)evolutionary democratic multiple / Tony White
Broadsides / Nina Schneider
Tradition and innovation in the digital age / Amanda Stevenson
Reading visually/visually reading / Alexander Campos
Residency snapshot: a contemporary outlook for the future of book arts / Erin Riley-Lopez