Creating Artists' Books

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Watson-Guptill Publications, 2005 - Design - 128 pages
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- Cutting-edge idea!

- Titles on altered books are topping
sales charts

- Packed with valuable artists' resources--galleries, bookstores, Web sites, book fairs, exhibitions

Famous artists from David Hockney and Andy Warhol to Gilbert and George have created their own books--distinctive bound collections of work, sometimes variations on the popular altered-book craze. Now any artist can follow in the booksteps of these well-known muses, with the help of Creating Artists' Books. Author Sarah Bodman, an expert on artists' books, gives wonderful inspiration and practical guidance on printmaking processes for making books, digital output and computer-based books, assembling books with limited resources, and creating altered books. An invaluable appendix lists bookstores and galleries that sell and exhibit artists' book; book arts collections, archives, and organizations; book fairs; related Web sites; and more. Creating Artists' Books is packed with ideas, inspiration, and information from cover to cover.

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Contents

Foreword
4
Using text
19
Collaboration between artists and writers 25
31
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Sarah Bodman, a research associate for artistsí books at the Centre for Fine Print Research at the University of the West in England, has curated many exhibitions and written extensively on her subject.

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