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» Book Arts Newsletter, No. 102
The Book Arts Newsletter for February 2016 is now ready for download
» Book Arts Newsletter, No. 101
The Book Arts Newsletter for December 2015 - January 2016 is now ready for download
» Book Arts Newsletter, No. 100!!
The Book Arts Newsletter for November 2015 is now ready for download
» MP3 of Helene van Aswegen interviewed recently as part of the Bookbinding Now blog-series
Bookbinding Now is a New York-based community podcast hosted by Susan Mills
» The Artist's Press Announces the Launch of GIF 3
Friday 2 October 2015, The Pavilion, Parktown Girls High School, Johannesburg, 18h00 - 20h00
» Book Arts Newsletter, No. 99
The Book Arts Newsletter for September - October 2015 is now ready for download
» New York Art Book Fair: 18–20 September, 2015
The 10th annual edition of Printed Matter's NY Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1
» The London Art Book Fair: 10 – 13 September 2015
The Whitechapel Gallery – the artists’ gallery for everyone.
» National Museum of African Art and Smithsonian Libraries Unveil “Artists’ Books and Africa” - 16 Sept 2015 - 11 Sept 2016
The exhibition features work by Mark Attwood (and others at The Artists' Press), Malcolm Payne, Pippa Skotnes, Wilma Stockenström and Judith Mason, Robbin Ami Silverberg and Kim Berman, Peter Clarke, Keith Dietrich, Luan Nel and Daniel Halter
» The MCBA Prize 2015 Winners
The winner of the 2015 MCBA Prize is Ken Botnick, for his artist’s book, Diderot Project.
» Elizabeth James visits the Ginsberg Collection
Elizabeth James, Head of National Art Library Collections, Word & Image Department, Victoria and Albert Museum, London visits the Ginsberg Collection, 22-23 August 2015
Jack Ginsberg, Faheema Mayet, Elizabeth James and David Paton
» Book Arts Newsletter, No. 98
The Book Arts Newsletter for July - August 2015 is now ready for download
» The MCBA Prize 2015 Finalists
Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) announces the five finalists for this year’s MCBA Prize
» Today left to submit work for The MCBA Prize!
Established in 2009, The MCBA Prize was the first honor to recognize and promote excellence in new work from across the field and around the world.
» Book Arts Newsletter, No. 97
The Book Arts Newsletter for mid-April - June 2015 is now ready for download
» Jack Ginsberg is one of the featured collectors on: Behind The Personal Library: Collectors Creating the Canon
October 11, 2014 - December 20, 2014 The Center for Book Arts: Main Gallery, New York
Books from the collection of Julia Vermes
» MP3 of Jack Ginsberg speaking at the Center for Book Arts, New York conference: panel # 2: `Artists Books: Meaning through materials and structure'
» Barbara Wildenboer featured on COLOSSAL
Wildenboer produces sculptures pieced together from delicately cut books, thin strips of paper splaying out from each book’s spine.
» Jack Ginsberg visits CODEX 2015
Mary Austin, Jack and Claire Van Vliet at the Center for the Book, SF, with the retrospective exhibition for the Janus Press on display
» Book Arts Newsletter, No. 96
The Book Arts Newsletter for March – mid April 2015 is now ready for download
» Artists' Books in South Africa mourns the passing of Egon Guenther
Read Kim Berman's tribute to this remarkable man who published and printed exquisite books with artists
Egon pages through Man’s Gold with prints by Cecil Skotnes
» Book Arts Newsletter, No. 95
The February 2015 Book Arts Newsletter is now ready for download
» Book Arts Newsletter, No. 94
The December 2014 - January 2015 Book Arts Newsletter is now ready for download
» Jack Ginsberg Awarded the 2014 Inyathelo Award for Philanthropy in the Arts
Source: https://artscomments.wordpress.com/2013/08/29/businesses-which-support-the-arts-are-acknowledged/
» Ingenious design
“The Drinkable Book” doubles as a water filtration system
» Book Arts Newsletter, No. 93
The November 2014 Book Arts Newsletter is now ready for download.
» Jack Ginsberg, Panelist for the Center for Book Arts, New York Conference
» AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EVERYTHING AND OTHER MATTERS
An installation of artists' books by Cheryl Penn. 07 October - 26 October 2014 KZNSA, Park Contemporary Gallery, Durban Opening: Tuesday 7 October 2014 at 6pm
» THE NY ART BOOK FAIR
Printed Matter Inc. Presents: THE NY ART BOOK FAIR, 26-28 September 2014, MoMA PS1
» Book Arts Newsletter, No. 92
The August - September 2014 Book Arts Newsletter is now ready for download.
» Book Arts Newsletter, No. 91
The August - September 2014 Book Arts Newsletter is now ready for download.
» 2nd International Artist's Book Competition
LiA Mexico - Deadline for entry: 15 July 2014
» The New ‘Inspiration Pad’ Turns the Conventional Blue-Lined Notebook Upside Down
by Christopher Jobson
» Book Arts Newsletter, No. 90
The June - July 2014 Book Arts Newsletter is now ready for download. In this issue is a link to our TEXTures exhibition
» JAB35 Spring 2014
The current issue is now available (subscription needed):
» 'O Livro dos Seres Imaginários', by Amir Brito Cadôr
Review published in JAB #32. Words by Claire Sammons, voice by Mirabelle Jones and video by Luan Barros.
» Donna Seager and the SEAGER GRAY GALLERY
Presents their 9th Art of the Book Show: 2014, which includes South African book artist Barbara Wildenboer
» Peter E. Clarke 1929 – 2014
A true humanitarian, poet, artist and gentle giant in our lives, passes
Peter Clarke with portrait of himself in at Cape Town Art Fair 2013. Photo: Michaela Irving for the SA Art Times
» TEXTures: an exhibition of texts, textures and structure in artists’ books
The Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture and the UJ Library in partnership with The Jack Ginsberg Collection of Artists’ Books presents an exhibition curated by Jack Ginsberg, David Paton and Rosalind Cleaver
Ilia Zdanevich’s (Iliazd) Lidantiu Faram (Lidantiu as a Beacon) & Graham Rawle’s Woman’s World: A Novel
» THE LOVE OF BOOKS: THE PHILOBIBLON OF RICHARD DE BURY TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH BY E. C. THOMAS
You can read the whole Philobiblon of Richard de Bury on Peter D. Verheyen's Book Arts Web
» Book Arts Newsletter, No. 89
The April - May 2014 newsletter is now ready for download
» Christine Dixie's 'The Binding'
Fourthwall Books launches Christine Dixie's new artist's book 'The Binding' in Parkhurst, Johannesburg, 13 February 2014
» Book Arts Newsletter, No. 87
The February – March 2014 newsletter is now ready for download
» Book Arts Newsletter, No. 86
The December 2013 – January 2014 newsletter is now ready for download
» Artist Ed Ruscha's Archive Acquired by Harry Ransom Center
AUSTIN, Texas—The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of artist Edward Ruscha (b. 1937).
» An Encyclopedia of Everything
Cheryl Penn's international collaborative book arts project An Encyclopedia of Everything reaches 100 entries
» Fore-Edge Painting
Secret Fore-Edge Paintings Revealed in Early 19th Century Books at the University of Iowa
» Clifton Meador wins the 2013 MCBA Prize
Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) has announced the winner of The 2013 MCBA Prize: A Repeated Misunderstanding of Nature by Chicago-based book artist Clifton Meador
» Book Arts Newsletter, No. 85
The November 2013 Newsletter is now ready for download
» Mysterious Voynich manuscript has 'genuine message'
By Melissa Hogenboom Science reporter, BBC News
» AAH 40th Anniversary Annual Conference & Bookfair
AAH 40th Anniversary Annual Conference & Bookfair 10 – 12 April 2014 Royal College of Art, London Call for Papers
» Timbuktu damage to Mali historic sites 'underestimated'
Read the report on BBC NEWS AFRICA
» Book Paintings by Ekaterina Panikanova
Artist Ekaterina Panikanova creates densely layered paintings across large spreads of old books and other documents, resulting in artwork that blurs the lines between painting, installation and collage.
» Ecriture Infinie / Infinite Writing Project
A celebration of a 3500 year old invention: handwriting.
» MCBA's Book Art Biennial
27 - 28 July 2013, Minneapolis, MN
» The MCBA Prize 2013
Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA) is proud to announce the five finalists for The MCBA Prize 2013
» BOOK ARTS NEWSLETTER, NO. 82
The June 2013 Book Arts Newsletter, No. 82 is now ready for download
» BOOK ARTS NEWSLETTER, NO. 81
The Mid-April / May 2013 Book Arts Newsletter, No. 81 is now ready for download
» SUBMISSIONS FOR 'ARTISTS' BOOK CORNUCOPIA' 2013 ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED
This is an annual juried exhibition held at Abecedarian Gallery Denver, Colorado, USA. The exhibition is open to any form of artists' publication with the exception of self-published on demand bookworks. Deadline is 23 February
» BOOK ARTS NEWSLETTER, NO. 79
The February 2013 Book Arts Newsletter, No. 79 is now ready for download
» TIMBUKTU UPDATE
Since the start of this week there are reports about the destruction of library buildings and book collections in Timbuktu. It sounds as if the written heritage of the town went up in flames. According to our information this is not the case at all.
Detail of a manuscript from The Tombouctou Manuscripts Project
» MALI REBELS TORCH LIBRARY OF HISTORIC MANUSCRIPTS
Fleeing 'Islamist insurgents' burnt two buildings containing priceless books. Read the article by Luke Harding in Sévaré for The Guardian of Monday 28 January 2013. Also David Smith reporting on South African responses to the atrocity.
Detail of a manuscript from The Tombouctou Manuscripts Project
» SUBMISSIONS FOR THE MCBA PRIZE 2013 ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED
Five finalists will each receive a $500 cash award, plus $750 travel/lodging stipend to attend the Book Art Biennial and MCBA Prize Gala on July 27, 2013.
» CODEX 2013 INTERNATIONAL BOOK FAIR
Craneway Pavilion, 1414 Harbor Way South, Richmond, California - Sunday, 10 February - Wednesday, 13 February 2013
» FIFTH INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS’ BOOK EXHIBITION 2013 - BUDAPEST
The King St. Stephen Museum, in collaboration with the City Gallery Deák Collection in Székesfehérvár, is organizing the Fifth International Artists’ Book Exhibition in May–October 2013
» CALLS FOR ENTRIES, ARTISTS AND EXHIBITORS
A list of calls for entries and other opportunities for artist's book and book arts for 2013. Made available from the latest CFPR Bookarts Newsletter
» BOOK ARTS NEWSLETTER, NO. 78
December 2012 – January 2013. Look out for the entry: Penny Payne: The Four Corners of the Mind. An exhibition of 4th year work at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa on pages 37-39
» THE AL-MUTANABBI STREET PROJECT
Building a Literary Bridge: A Response to the Bombing of Iraq's Cultural Center
» Book Arts Newsletter, No. 77
The November 2012 Book Arts Newsletter, No. 77 is now ready for download
» PRESS & RELEASE EXHIBITION of ARTISTS' BOOKS
Invitation to submit work for the Press & Release Exhibition of Artists’ Books, Phoenix Brighton, UK, 27 April – 9 June 2013
» Announcing MCBA’s 11th annual Book Arts Festival!
Minnesota Center for Book Arts and The Shop at MCBA invite you to apply to participate in the eleventh annual Book Arts Festival on Saturday, November 17th 2012.
» Brad Freeman / JAB online video reviews
Brad Freeman's video reviews of recent artists' books received at the Journal of Artists' Books
» Reexamining Books
BOOK OBJECTS and ARTIST'S BOOKS by Werner Pfeiffer September 6 - 15 December 2012, Vassar College
» Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair 2012. Show Dates: 16 - 18 Nov 2012
Exhibitor application deadline for 2012 Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair/Conference has been extended to Tuesday, 7th August
Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair and Conference
» The NY Art Book Fair
Printed Matter, Inc. presents THE NY ART BOOK FAIR 28 - 30 September 2012
» LIFE’S JOURNEY: Artists’ Book Exhibition, Redland Art Gallery
Co-curated by Emma Bain Director of Redland Art Gallery and Anna Thurgood Acting Director of Artspace Mackay, the exhibition assembles books drawn from the significant, international quality, collections found in Queensland, Australia
» The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg is the winner of the 2012 Oscar for Short Film (Animated) at the 84th Academy Awards
» The (Last) Bonefolder
On January 13, 2012, Volume 8, the largest (and regrettably last) issue of The Bonefolder was published online. Download of Vol. 8 available here
» Book Arts Newsletter
Sarah Bodman is editor of The Book Arts Newsletter which is published every four-six weeks by the CFPR, UWE, Bristol. Download of Vol. 71 available here
» V&A's Artists’ books : interviews with artists
Jackie Batey, Sarah Bodman, John Dilnot, Susan Johanknecht, Angela Lorenz and Marshall Weber talk about their work.
» The MCBA International Artist's Book Award 2011
SARAH BRYANT'S 'BIOGRAPHY' IS THE MCBA PRIZE WINNER FOR 2011
» Free Ai Weiwei
A PETITION AT AVAAZ.ORG CALLING ON THE ART WORLD TO COMMIT TO STOP EXHIBITING IN CHINA UNTIL THE INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED ARTIST AI WEIWEI IS RELEASED. READ MORE AND JOIN THE PETITION
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei at his current exhibition of 100 million ceramic seeds at the Tate Modern
» Obituary: Patrick Cullinan (1932-2011)
POET PATRICK CULLINAN DIES, 21 APRIL 2011. CULLINAN'S WORK WAS THE IMPETUS FOR A NUMBER OF ARTISTS' BOOKS
Patrick Cullinan
» Book Project International - XIVth International Book Fair 2011
COURS D'ESTIENNE D'ORVES, MARSEILLES 15th-16th October 2011
Vis-à-Vis Workshops - Book Project International/ Fourteenth Book Fair
» College Book Art Association Conference January 5-7, 2012 San Francisco Bay Area
TIME, SEQUENCE & TECHNOLOGY: BOOK ART IN THE 21ST CENTURY
Time, Sequence and Technology: Book Art in the 21st Century
» 6th International Artist's Book Triennial 2012
LOVE: THE THEME OF THE 6TH INTERNATIONAL ARTIST'S BOOK TRIENNIAL 2012 IN VILNIUS, LITHUANIA; LEIPZIG BOOK FAIR AND KLOSTER BENTLAGE, GERMANY
» Seventy metal books, found 5 years ago in a cave in Jordan, reported now
SPECULATION IS RIFE AS TO WHETHER THESE COULD BE 'THE BIGGEST FIND SINCE THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS, CHANGING OUR VIEW OF BIBLICAL HISTORY?' (Mail Online, 30 March 2011) OR WHETHER THERE IS MORE TO THIS THAN 1st REPORTED
One of the metal tablets, Photo: David Elkington/Rex Features
» Juanita Frier and Lionel Murcott
Press release - Exhibition of recent artists' books, paintings, drawings & prints, 18 - 24 March 2011
Juanita Frier and Lionel Murcott
» International Bookarts event
THE 2011 MCBA PRIZE
The Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA)
» Transgressions and Boundaries of the Page
Ian Marley, Franci Greyling & Louisemarie Combrink's practice - led research project (NWU) April 2009
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» Transgressions and Boundaries of the Page (Oor die einders van die bladsy)
Stellenbosch Woordfees 1-6 March 2010
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» What will be the canon for the artist’s book in the 21st Century?
Includes 34 International Case Studies by Sarah Bodman and Tom Snowden, UWE Bristol
UWE: A Manifesto for the Book
» The Bibliotheca Alexandrina Fourth Biennale for the Artist’s book
22 April - 14 May 2010
Press release

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