500 Handmade Books A Celebration of Contemporary Book Forms review ☆ eBook PDF or Kindle ePUB

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Summary Å eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ✓ Suzanne J.E. Tourtillott E and discerning audience They’ll appreciate the artistry of a finely tooled leather cover embellished with traditional gold leaf lettering; the intricacy of an exotic Ethiopian binding with a show stopping open spine; and others that resemble mysterious puzzle boxes or that curl hang and swirl The sublimely talented contributors all put their finest work on display Jeanne Germani’s Cloudspeak sho. Book Art some of which I thought was very clever and some of which were items that probably only the artist could love There were two that I particularly enjoyed One was a book using a Jacob's Ladder structure that illustrated the Second Law of Thermodynamics and the Corollary to the First Law of Thermodynamics The other was called the Office Politics Alphabet were I stood for Interminable Staff Meetings I think most of us could come up with our own euivalents

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500 Handmade Books A Celebration of Contemporary Book Forms review ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ã Interest in bookbinding and the related arts has exploded in the past decade inspiring artists to explore the unlimited possibilities of the form—and delighting collectors crafters and ga Wcases her own handmade papers made from such varied materials as recycled denim thistle and other plant matter Chris Bivin’s codex style volume features curious tiny found objects One of Laura Wait’s untitled pieces utilizes a handsome raised cord binding to connect a pair of stained cedar covers with abstract aluminum letterforms attachedThe entire collection is juried by the esteemed Steve Mill. I wanted to love this book I really did Instead I found most of the creative works to be extremely pretentious and got the impression that the majority of artists who make books or at least the ones chosen for this collection are incredibly self involved Rather than being impressed and believe me some of the books in this collection are amazingly complex I was mostly just annoyed

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500 Handmade Books A Celebration of Contemporary Book FormsInterest in bookbinding and the related arts has exploded in the past decade inspiring artists to explore the unlimited possibilities of the form and delighting collectors crafters and gallery owners Lark’s Cover to Cover has been a bestseller for than ten years and this new and provocative on the page gallery richly illustrated with hundreds of breathtaking photographs will appeal to that same larg. I love this '500' series Great color pictures Would be nice to have a paragraph or two on the artist's intent in the making of the books