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Artists' Books

American Culture/Art History/Women's Studies 367: Artists' Books of the Women's Studio Workshop

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Artists' Books


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Selected Artists' Books Overviews

Bright, Betty  No Longer Innocent: Book Art in America, 1960-1980. -- New York: Granary Books, 2001. Art Z1033.F5 B75.

Castleman, Riva A Century of Artists Books. -- New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1994. Art Reserve N7433.3 .C37 1994.

Compton, Susan P. Russian Avant-garde Books, 1917-34. -- Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 1993. 3 vols. Art Z116.A3 C72 1993

Compton, Susan P. The World Backwards: Russian Futurist Books, 1912-16. -- London: British Museum Publications, 1978. Art NC985.C65

Courtney, Cathy Speaking of Book Art: Interviews with British and American Book Artists. -- Los Altos Hills, Calif: Anderson-Lovelace, 1999. Art N7433.35.G73 C68 1999.

Drucker, Johanna The Century of Artists' Books. -- New York: Granary Books, 2004. Art N7433.3 .D78 2004.

Drucker, Johanna The Visible Word: Experimental Typography and Modern Art, 1909-1923. -- Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994. Main Z124.D78 1994.

Drucker, Johanna The Dual Muse: The Writer as Artist, the Artist as Writer. -- Saint Louis, Mo.: Washington University Gallery of Art, 1997. Art Reserve NX175.D78 1997.

Celant, Germano Book as Artwork, 1960-1972. -- London: Nigel Greenwood Inc. Ltd., 1972. Art NX600.C6 C4413.

Hubert, Renee Riese Surrealism and the Book. -- Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988. Art NC963.S87 H8 1988.

Johnson, Robert Flynn Artists' Books in the Modern Era, 1870-2000: The Reva and David Logan Collection of Illustrated Books. -- San Francisco: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 2001. Art Reserve N7433.3 J64 2001.

Klima Stefan Artists' Books: A Critical Survey of the Literature. -- New York: Granary Books, 1998. Art Reserve N7433.3 K59 1998.

Lauf, Cornelia Artist/Author: Contemporary Artists' Books. -- New York: American Federation of Arts, 1998. Art Reserve N7433.3 L37 1998.

Lyons, Joan Artists' Books: A Critical Anthology and Sourcebook. -- Rochester, NY: The Visual Studies Workshop Press, 1985. Art Reserve N7433.3 A75 1985.

Wasserman, Krystyn The Book as Art: Artists' Books from the National Museum of Women in the Arts. -- New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2007. Art Reserve N7433.35.U6 W37 2007.

Eaton, Timothy A. Books as Art. -- Boca Raton: Boca Raton Museum of Art, 1992. Art Quarto N7433.3 V66  1992.

Book Art Techniques

Marks, P. J. M. The British Library Guide to Bookbinding. -- Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998. Main Z269.M37 1998.

Smith, Keith A. Structure of the Visual Book. -- Rochester, NY: K. Smith Books, 2003. Art Reserve Z116.A3 S58 2003.

Smith, Keith A. Text in the Book Format. -- Rochester, NY: Keith Smith Books, 2004. Art Reserve Z116.A3 S59 2004.

Smith, Keith A. Sewn and Pasted Cloth or Leather Bookbinding for Book Artists Requiring No Special Tools or Equipment. -- Rochester, NY: K. Smith Books, 1998. Art Reserve Z116.A3 S58 2003.

Young, Laura S. Bookbinding and Conservation by Hand: A Working Guide. -- New York: Bowker, 1981. Main Z271.Y68.

Article Indexes and Abstracts

Selected Scholarly Journals