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This work explores the language found in a 1940's architects journal. The visual and textual language of the journal reflects the post war era dominated by a masculinity concerned with concrete and modernist building. The work is layered with…

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Capturing the memory of a younger sister being born, Sligh wanted something that would harmonize with the repetitive, rhythmic fragments of Baptist preachers, gospel singers, and R&B singers. Inspired by a book artist Susan Share, Sligh built a…

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This is an original collaged book opening up to reveal a parade of strange, whimsical animals creeping through a deserted white city. Skordal expertly creates juxapositions using scissor-and-paper collage to provoke the viewer. It harkens to a hidden…

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Similar to the artist's books that will come later, this is a collection of small black and white photo journals of the artist's travels in India. Each book is made with a specific person in mind, either one she had made the journey to be with or one…

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This series of books is based on a exhibition of the same name, where photographs spanning Dayanita Singh's career were exhibited as a traveling family of museums. The book titles reflect this family: Godrej Museum; Museum of Men; Museum of…

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This book provides an excellent example of Singh's rich black and white photography as a serial, and brings ideas from Museum Bhavan to a smaller scale. A wooden box acts as the books binding element and display structure; the front cover image can…

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This tiny book is a version of a larger work. The artist works with the metaphor of a bowl and the way they be empty or full, and are used in nourishment and fellowship. The essay relates bowls to other metaphors like houses, boats, hearts, and books…

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Like so much of Ginny Ruffner's work, this pop-up book is colorful, active, and engaging. She recounts the journey of imagination using the landscape and flora as a visual metaphor for this process.

Inscription: Signed by the artist on front cover…

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This traditionally bound book is a collection of works from 36 contributors from the United States, New Zealand, and England. Each entry retains the unique materials and techniques of the original submission. Most contributions were published…

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Folded in the shape a pamphlet, the paper is cut so that when blue and red paper are inserted it takes on the stripes of the flag. The text is a collection of quotes about voting and choice. Quotes include: Aristotle, Louis D. Brandeis, Goethe,…
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