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Over the centuries, a variety of materials have been used to create books and documents. Here, artists Peter and Donna Thomas examine some of the types of paper-like materials that have been used, including amate (Mexican bark paper), birch bark,…

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Carolyn Shattuck created this book in the form of a rotating ring flexagon--a movable construction of six hinged tetrahedrons. The twenty-four surfaces of the flexagon bear reproductions of quilt designs. The artist honors the African American women…

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http://www.perkolatorpress.com/

Amy Pirkle is a book artist and letterpress printer in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, who established the Perkolator Press in 2005. Relationships, time, and memory are common themes in her works. In a celebration of southern…

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The influence of place has played a large role in the work of artist Claire Van Vliet, who moved to rural Vermont in 1966 and founded Janus Press. Here, Van Vliet allows viewers to create their own “landscape” by combining unbound die–cut colored…

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An artists' book. With a single poem divided onto 15 triangular panels printed letterpress in three colors (blue, yellow, gray) on both sides, attached. Panels unfold into geometric pattern. When folded together, panels fit into a triangular shaped…

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An artist's book consisting chiefly of illustrations representing Courtney Asztalos's experience of photographically documenting the city of Thomasville, Ga.

Two leaves have circular cut-out holes, and the front cover has one in the shape of a…

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http://kate-barber.com/

"This project began as an experiment to test the impact of handmade paper variables -- fiber mixture, internal sizing, and calendaring [calendaring is a process in which damp paper is pressed through a heat roller to give…

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http://kate-barber.com/

An artists' book. Bound accordion-fold and laid in a cloth covered chemise folio with title on spine. Housed in a red cloth-covered slipcase.

"Combining the traditional processes of papermaking, letterpress printing and…

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http://faculty.goucher.edu/mbell/

An artist's book combining narrative vignettes on themes of deception by Bell with illustrations by La Fontaine.

Consists of 14 unbound bifolios laid in a paper folder. 12 of the bifolios contain an…

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http://faculty.goucher.edu/mbell/

An artist's book in the form of a canvas scroll with a wooden dowel at each end. The text and five woodcuts are mounted on one side of the scroll, with colophon at lower right. A grosgrain ribbon with a metal hook…
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