Exhibition: Artistsí Books from the Ginsberg Collection


Intro |  Contents |  Floor plan |  Jack Ginsberg's essay |  David Paton's essay |  David Bunn's opening address
Jack Ginsberg's opening address |  Catalogue of books |  Source List


Chapter 3. Artists' Books as Academic or Didactic Document


An interesting aspect of the artist's book is its use as a carrier of academic or didactic information.

It may operate as a technical guide like Jo Ractliffe and Pippa Skotnes' Mordant Methods (Cat: 201) or as part of a body of academic research at tertiary Fine Art institutions e.g. Susan Lowdermilk's Interior Passage (Cat: 107) and Liz Vels' Logos as Artefact (Cat: 223).



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