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  • Collection: UWM Book Arts

ab[landmass]

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"ab[landmass] emerged out of a desire to represent change over time. I indicate this change with very simple typographic elements, the letters 'a' and 'b' as well as the deepening chasm of enlarging holes in the book, the absence of the page. The…

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The Alder

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A homage to poet and book artist William Everson

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The Bicycle Diaries : One New Yorker's journey through 9-11

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On the morning of September 11, 2001, Richard Goodman, like many New Yorkers, was on his way to work. As he crossed Madison Avenue, he looked south to see one of the World Trade Center Towers 'bellowing smoke.' He wrote, 'I could set my position in…

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Bluestem

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Artist's book consisting of: 2 heavy stock leaves covered in paper illustrated with drawings of wild grasses; attached between these leaves are 2 strips of accordion-folded paper with similar illustration; affixed to each fold is a set of 4…

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Borges y la Cábala : Senderos del verbo

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"The doors that opened up four years ago have led to the publication of Borges and the Kabbalah: Paths to the word: images by Mirta Kupferminc, texts by Saúl Sosnowski, quotes from Jorge Luis Borges and from Kabbalistis [sic] sources. This…

City Shields

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Images of manhole covers collected through miles of walking around Canada, Scotland and USA

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Convergence

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"Through dual narratives and visual abstractions paired with altered photographs, Convergence speaks to the connections between past and present and how they shape our sense of time and place. Drifting through the canals of Venice, past centuries of…

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Cuaderno

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[This finished book was lithographically printed on paper and covers handcrafted by the artist Lidia Paladino in the international workshop of Villa del Parque, of the artist Rafael Gil. It consists of applications of collage and chiné…

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Dědictvi

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Produced in Spring 2003 while Barbara Tetenbaum was a Fulbright lecturer in the Czech Republic

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Extracts II

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"Extracts II, a unique book, consist of collages made from an assortment of found objects from the artist's collection of ephemera, assembled and sewn by machine. The concertina construction is made of unknown handmade paper from India"--Colophon.

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