Category Archives: Artist’s Books

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

Save the Date Exhibition & Symposium

Save the date February 26 & 27 for “Across the Spectrum: Color in American Fine and Private Press Books, 1890-2015” exhibition at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries.  The fine press edition from Intima Press, In the Garden of Earthly Delights will be on display.  Join us for the Symposium: “The Art of the Book: Fine Printing in North America in the 21st Century.”  Mindy Belloff will be presenting in Session 3, Art in/Art of Fine Press Books.  Schedule of events and speakers at http://intimapress.com/current-promotions/

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

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Manhattan Book Fair this Saturday, April 11, 2015

The final binding is now complete of our new edition, “In the Garden of Earthly Delights” inspired by Hieronymus Bosch’s three-panel painting of the 15th century.  Eleven fine viscosity etchings with handpainting, design, and printing by Mindy Belloff of Intima Press.  Poets:  I. Amy Lemmon, II. Steven Gentile, III. Rich Turnbull.  Quarter-bound in buffalo skin with leather onlays by Celine Lombardi.  Edition very limited to 12.  Come have a look this Saturday, April 11!BoschBkCovII

 

Hope to see you this Saturday at the Second Annual Manhattan Fine Press Book Fair (in conjunction with the Vintage Book & Ephemera Show).  Come by and see some amazing work from Intima Press & many other book artists – April 11, 8am-4pm at 869 Lexington Avenue at 66th Street (at the Church of St. Vincent Ferrer).

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Also at the Studio :

DIY Intro to Letterpress coming up on Sunday April 19th.

And, we printed and often designed, many invitations, art projects, and business cards for others these past six months, in between the fine book work that the Press is noted for.

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In the Garden of Earthly Delights

Finally the Bosch book is with Celine Lombardo, for the new, pink-skin quarter leather binding. Letterpress printed pages are complete for the full, extremely limited edition of 12, etchings looking pretty awesome with hand painting by Mindy Belloff.

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New Book Launch at the Fine Press Book Fair this weekend on 18th St, NYC

It’s Book Week here in the Big Apple.  Please join us for the Manhattan Fine Press Book Fair:
April 5, Saturday from 5-9pm and April 6, Sunday, from 8am-4pm
at 135 West 18th Street (btw 6 & 7 Ave) The Altman Building, NYC.

Intima Press is very excited to show the first Artist’s Proof of “In The Garden of Earthly Delights” based upon Hieronymus Bosch’s 3-panel painting from the 15th-century, which continues to entertain in the 21st.  The book features 11 unique multi colored etchings from open bite copper plates, each hand painted by the Artist, Mindy Belloff.  Three new poems announce each of the sections with I. by Amy Lemmon, II. Steven Gentile, and III. Rich Turnbull.

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A special deluxe edition will be available in full leather binding later this Spring.  We will of course, also have our other fine edition artist’s books, along with trendy graphic broadsides, elegant intaglio prints, and fine letterpress cards for sale – Books, Prints, and Letterpress Stationery – something for everyone.  Hope to see you there!  Over 40 book artists will be at the Fair + the Vintage Book & Ephemera Show. Please see below for the April 24 deadline for Works on Paper submission….

OPEN CALL JURIED EXHIBITION AT INTIMA GALLERY –
Works on Paper: PRINTS & ARTISTS’ BOOKS
Artists working in Book Arts, Printmaking, Photography, Paper Arts, Prints & Broadsides, Drawing, and Mixed Media on paper (under 20-inches in any direction) may submit work via email for this juried exhibition at Intima Gallery Saugerties, NY.  Deadline is April 24, 2014.  More info at: http://intimapress.com/ny-gallery/

Intima Gallery Opening Day!

196 Main Street, Saugerties, in upstate New York. Hope to see some of our friends up north this weekend. Doors open at noon. Reception 5-7 pm. Hours Thursday through Sunday noon-6 pm.

Intima Press NYC since 1996. Coming up on our 10 year anniversary on Union Square! Thanks to all for your support. – Mindy Belloff

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Intima Gallery Opening this Saturday, August 10

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IntimaGallery7August2013Intima Gallery opens this Saturday at noon, reception 5-7 pm at 196 Main Street, Saugerties, NY!! It is also the Open Studio Tour weekend.  If you’re in Ulster County or near Woodstock, or feel like taking a lovely drive in upstate New York, we’d love to see you.  We hope you can join us – Mindy Belloff & Steve Gentile.