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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Drucker, Johanna, 1952-
Century of artists' books.
New York City : Granary Books, 1995
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Johanna Drucker; Granary Books (Firm); Press Collection (Library of Congress)
|Description:||xii, 377 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||1. The Artist's Book as Idea and Form --
2. Conceptualizing the Book: Precedents, Poetics and Philosophy --
3. Artists' Book & the Early 20th-Century Avant-Garde --
4. The Artist's Book as a Democratic Multiple --
5. The Artist's Book as a Rare and/or Auratic Object --
6. The Codex and its Variations --
7. Self-Reflexivity in Book Form --
8. The Book as a Visual Form --
9. Books as Verbal Exploration --
10. The Book as Sequence: Narrative and Non-narrative --
11. The Artist's Book as an Agent of Social Change --
12. The Book as Conceptual Space (Performance and Exhibition) --
13. The Book as Document --
14. Metaphor and Form: The Artist's Book in the 20th Century.
To their structure, form, and conceptualization. Topics include the discussion of the poetics of the book, the book as a metaphor, the conceptual space of the book, and books as narrative and non-narrative sequences. Each chapter uses these specific issues to examine the works of well-known book artists and publishers. The book provides a foundation for future work in the history and critical interpretation of artists' books, as well as offering a structure for teaching.
Artists' books to practitioners, collectors, and curators.
- Artists' books -- History.
- Art, Modern -- 20th century.
- Livres d'artistes -- Histoire.
- Art, Modern.
- Artists' books.
- Livres illustrés -- 20e siècle.
- Livres d'artistes.
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