Cover to Cover: The Artist's Book in Perspective

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NAi Publishers, 2002 - Art - 141 pages
Sol Lewitt makes them, Christian Boltanski does too. And Hamish Fulton, Francesco Clemente, Anselm Kiefer, Richard Long, Ulises CarriAn, Lawrence Weiner, Richard Prince, and Andy Warhol. And many, many more. Examining the phenomenon of artist's books, "Cover to Cover" looks at the history of these bound objects within the context of art history. Concentrating particularly on artist's books created during the heyday of conceptual art, this volume describes the leading motives of publishers, collectors, and buyers, pinpointing to what extent artist's books and catalogs are distinct from one another, and why one genre increasingly contains references to the other. In his essay, Rob Perrae considers issues of presentation and offers a prediction about the future of the artist's book. Published in conjunction with De Beyerd, Breda..

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