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The century of artists' books

Author: Johanna Drucker; Granary Books (Firm); Press Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York City : Granary Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Over the last ten years this book has become the definitive text in an emergent field: teachers, librarians, students, artists, and readers turn to the expertise contained on these pages every day." --Book Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Drucker, Johanna, 1952-
Century of artists' books.
New York City : Granary Books, ©2004
(OCoLC)756466504
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Johanna Drucker; Granary Books (Firm); Press Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 1887123695 9781887123693
OCLC Number: 56637902
Description: xxii, 377 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The artist's book as idea and form --
Conceptualizing the book: precedents, poetics and philosophy --
Artists' books & the early 20th-century avant-garde --
The artist's book as a democratic multiple --
The artist's book as a rare and/or auratic object --
The codex and its variations --
Self-reflexivity in book form --
The book as a visual form --
Books as verbal exploration --
The book as sequence: narrative and non-narrative --
The artist's book as an agent of social change --
The book as conceptual space (performance and exhibition) --
The book as document --
Metaphor and form: the artist's book in the 20th century.
Responsibility: Johanna Drucker.

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"Over the last ten years this book has become the definitive text in an emergent field: teachers, librarians, students, artists, and readers turn to the expertise contained on these pages every day." --Book Jacket.
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