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The cutting edge of reading : artists' books

"This volume expands upon and extends the work initiated by Renee Riese Hubert in Surrealism and the Book (University of California Press, 1987) by focusing acute critical attention on recent and contemporary artists' books. In The Cutting Edge of Reading the Huberts' develop a discourse which starts where the livre d'artiste leaves off."--BOOK JACKET
Print Book, English, 1999
Granary Books, New York City, 1999
artists' books (books)
265 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
9781887123211, 1887123210
Ch. 1. Introduction: the protean artist's book
Ch. 2. Transitions: Ania Staritsky, Pierre Alechinsky, Paolo Boni, Shirley Sharoff, Pierre-Andre Arnal
Ch. 3. Visual deviants and typographical departures: Telfer Stokes/Helen Douglas, Sixtus/Jacques Malgorn/Pierre Mabille, Walter Hamady
Ch. 4. Perturbations in our reading habits: Roberto Martinez, Michael Woolworth/Jose Maria Sicilia, Francine Zubeil, Sixtus/Jean Francois Lacalmontie, Susan King, Janet Zweig, Dieter Roth, Kevin Osborn
Ch. 5. Altering books
the cutting edge of reading: Tom Phillips, Helen Brunner, Elisabeth Broel, Harry Reese, Buzz Spector, Robert Groborne, Jean Le Gac, Scott McCarney
Ch. 6. Variations on the accordion: Anne Walker, Bertrand Dorny, Susan King, Julie Chen, Clifton Meador, Philip Zimmermann
Ch. 7. The book, the museum, and public art: Susan King, Jochen Gerz, Margot Lovejoy, Joan Lyons, Christian Boltanski, Annette Messager
Ch. 8. Satire: Marcel Broodthaers, Terry Braunstein, Warren Lehrer/Dennis Bernstein, Ruth Lawson
Ch. 9. Crystallizations of memory: Nora Ligorano/Marshall Reese, Philip Zimmermann, Scott McCarney, Ed Epping
Ch. 10. Narrative and verbal manipulation: Johanna Drucker, Paul Zelevansky, Harry Polkinhorn, Henri Chopin, Claude Closky, Keith Smith, Joëlle Dautricourt, Maurizio Nannucci, John Crombie, Barbara Fahrner
Ch. 11. The metamorphosis of child-like games: Virginia Barrett, Erica Van Horn, Clarissa Sligh, Susan King
Ch. 12. Fashioners of books: John Eric Broaddus, Timothy Ely
Ch. 13. On the situation of artists' books