Entries in the ‘History of the Book’ Category:

History of Color

I’ve been home sick with a cold and in my fevered state have come up with my dream class to teach to  book art students. The subject would be  the history of color—which may come as no surprise to anyone who knows me and my fascination with this topic, but I believe there really is […]

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Notes on the CBAA Conference 2009

I’m finally recording some notes (some short, some long) from sessions I attended at Art, Fact, and Artifact: The Book in Time and Place, the first-ever College Book Art Association conference. Sessions ran concurrently so it was unfortunately impossible to see and hear everything and I’m sure I missed all sorts of interesting talks (hopefully […]

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Bruno Munari and Photo-Reportage

Have you read Bruno Munari’s Photo-Reportage?  I discovered this book awhile ago quite by chance.  Sometime when traveling, somewhere on a bookstore table, I’m not even sure what made me pick it up.  And then I read it and didn’t know how I hadn’t known about it before—a book not particularly about artists’ books, but […]

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