University of Pennsylvania Libraries: The Art of the Book Symposium

The exhibition, “Across the Spectrum: Color in American Fine and Private Press Books, 1890-2015is open and the Symposium looks exciting. Below is the schedule for this Friday & Saturday:

Friday, February 26, 2016, 5:30-7:30pm
Welcome and Introduction: William Noel, Director, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts; Symposium Keynote: Mark Dimunation, Chief of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress; Looking Differently: Book Arts in the 21st Century; Exhibition Overview: Lynne Farrington, Senior Curator, Special Collections, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts; Exhibition opening reception

Saturday, February 27, 9am-6pm
Session 1: Creating Fine and Private Press Books, Alice Austin (chair); Carol Blinn, Warwick Press, A One Woman Shop; Abigail Rorer, Collaboration and The Lone Oak Press; Robin Price, The Chameleon Approach to Book Arts; Mark Tomlinson, No Straight Lines

Session 2: Color in Fine and Private Press Books, David McKnight (chair); Dan De Simone, Color Printing in Early Printed Books; Russell Maret, Color in the Modern Fine Press Artist’s Book

Session 3: Art in/Art of Fine and Private Press Books, Hannah Bennett (chair);
Mindy Belloff, Intimate Vision: The Art in Intima Press Books; Carolee Campbell, The Poetry In & Of Artists’ Books: A Braided Path; Michael Thompson, Fine Press Books, Fine Art Books, and the Contemporary Art Market

Session 4: Teaching Making/Teaching with Fine and Private Press Books, Shushi Yoshinaga (chair); Matt Neff, Teaching with the Common Press; Sharka Hyland, What?! and Other Observations: Learning from the Collections at the Kislak Center; Barbara Henry, Facing the Students

Session 5: Collecting and Exhibiting Fine and Private Press Books -Three Perspectives; Jean-François Vilain, Lynne Farrington, Mark Samuels Lasner

at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, 3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia PA 19104-6206

Register: http://www.library.upenn.edu/exhibits/spectrum_symposium.html

I am so pleased to be exhibiting and presenting at this event, and look forward to seeing some old friends and new in Philadelphia this week.

Mindy Belloff
Intima Press Letterpress & Book Arts
32 Union Square East, Studio 310 NYC 10003
http://www.IntimaPress.com  Tel: 917-412-4134
http://www.facebook.com/IntimaPressLetterpressDesigns

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