Tag Archives: “book arts”

New Zealand too far to go for an exhibition? Well look online!

For those of you interested in Artists’ Books/Book Art/ Letterpress etc this exhibition in the University of Otago Library Special Collections looks great! A bit far to go? Well most of the content is shared on line. The exhibition is … Continue reading

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Against Oblivion; featuring Ellie Geary

The MA Curating the Contemporary course at The CASS curate an exhibition alongside artist and illustrator Ellie Geary in the Commercial Road Library gallery space. Students are called to contribute to the project by depositing exhibition press releases, promotional leaflets, … Continue reading

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Artists’ books opportunities

Zybooks ia a London based website showcasing a selection of artists’ books from around the world. If you are a book artist, you can apply to showcase your bookworks on the site for free.  There are interesting opportunities to participate … Continue reading

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Artists’ books;library exhibition

Commercial Road Library is the venue for a display of works of art that are in book-like form. The definition of what is an artist’s book is elusive and somewhat subjective. It isn’t merely a catalogue or illustrations of the … Continue reading

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Library Collections: Artists’ Books

Behind the counter at Commercial Road Library we have a large collection of artists’ books. For those of you who are not familiar with the term, an artist’s book can be defined as: a book, or object with book characteristics, … Continue reading

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bookartbookshop

bookartbookshop is our nearest store and gallery for artists’ books and small press publications at Pitfield St N1, near Hoxton Square. Book art competition £1,000 in prizes & exhibition. Deadline 15th December 2011 A map of booksellers in Shoreditch and … Continue reading

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Make your own art book

I’ve just seen a copy of a professional looking book an artist has designed and printed online. Here are a selection of the  bookmaking sites I’ve come across – there are bound to be more…! Blurb and Lulu websites offer … Continue reading

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Old but beautiful

The Reserved Stock Collection at Commercial Road Library is a treasure-trove of beautifully bound and illustrated books, journals, samples and manufacturers’ archives. It covers the 1840s to 1970s. Although kept behind the scenes because of their rarity and fragility, if … Continue reading

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