1,000 Artists' Books: Exploring the Book as Art by Sandra Salamony1,000 Artists' Books: Exploring the Book as Art by Sandra Salamony

1,000 Artists' Books: Exploring the Book as Art

bySandra Salamony, Peter And Donna Thomas

Paperback | June 1, 2012

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The book is a timeless art form, one that is as alive today as ever before, and artists continue to explore and explode the boundaries of what a book is and can be. In this beautiful collection, you will experience close-up various aspects of hand-crafted books: covers, bindings, scrolls, folded and origami structures and books made from found objects. You will find richly illustrated and calligraphed pages as well as books created from a variety of printed processes. Ingenuity and creativity abounds in this carefully curated collection of both historically important and modern works.

An author of various books on art techniques, home decor, and crafts,Sandra Salamonymakes a living as an art director, designer, and artist in Traverse City, Michigan. Her projects and designs have been featured in magazines, books, and on television.Peter and Donna Thomas are book artists. They live in Santa Cruz, California.
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Title:1,000 Artists' Books: Exploring the Book as ArtFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.25 × 9.25 × 0.88 inPublished:June 1, 2012Publisher:Quarry BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:159253774X

ISBN - 13:9781592537747

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Codex Books

Accordion and Foldable Books

Single-Sheet Books

Sculptural Books

Image Directory

Directory of Artists

Acknowledgments

About the Authors