Artists' Books: A Critical Anthology and Sourcebook / Joan Lyons

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Identifier: REF.AM.1974
Object type: Books
Dimensions: 269 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Copyright dates: 1985
Created by: Joan Lyons
This anthology presents critical writing, photographic documentation and research sources on artists' books. Beginning with a definition and history of the medium, the essays then address issues and problems concerning the development, presentation, and distribution of bookworks. Includes biographical notes on the authors, an index and a list of artist's book collections.

Table of Contents: Book Art / Dick Higgins -- The New Art of Making Books / Ulises Carrion -- The Artist's Book Goes Public / Lucy R. Lippard -- Conspicuous Consumption: New Artists' Books / Lucy R. Lippard -- Words and Images: Artists' Books as Visual Literature / Shelley Rice -- The Page as Alternative Space: 1950 to 1969 / Barbara Moore and Jon Hendricks -- Some Contemporary Artists and Their Books / Clive Phillpot -- The Books Stripped Bare / Susi R. Bloch -- The Artist as Book Printer: Four Short Courses / Betsy Davids and Jim Petrillo -- Independent Publishing in Mexico / Felipe Ehrenberg, Magali Lara, and Javier Cadena -- Photobookworks: The Critical Realist Tradition / Alex Sweetman -- Systemic Books by Artists / Robert C. Morgan -- Artists' Book Collections.