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The book as art : artists' books from the National Museum of Women in the Arts

Author: Krystyna Wasserman; Johanna Drucker; Audrey Niffenegger
Publisher: New York : Princeton Architectural Press, [2011]. ©2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second edition, First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Artists' books have emerged over the last thirty years as one of the most engaging contemporary art forms, addressing subjects from poetry to politics, incorporating a full spectrum of artistic media and bookmaking methods, and taking every conceivable form. Female painters, sculptors, calligraphers, and printmakers have played a primary role in developing this new mode of artistic expression.
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Krystyna Wasserman; Johanna Drucker; Audrey Niffenegger
ISBN: 9781568989921 156898992X 9781568986098 1568986092
OCLC Number: 704243823
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Description: 208 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Foreword / Susan Fisher Sterling --
Acknowledgments / Krystyna Wasserman --
What does it mean to make a book? / Audrey Niffenegger --
Intimate authority / Johanna Drucker --
Brightest heaven of invention / Krystyna Wasserman --
Storytellers --
Nature --
Food and the body --
Autobiographers --
Dreamers and magicians --
Historians --
Mothers, daughters, and wives --
Travelers --
Inspired by the muses.
Other Titles: Artists' books from the National Museum of Women in the Arts
Responsibility: Krystyna Wasserman ; with essays by Johanna Drucker and Audrey Niffenegger.

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