UMBRELLA vol.20 no.1
Warja Lavater, Images as Words. Swiss Institute, New York, 12 September - 27 December 1996.
Artists' Books, featuring Laura Davidson, Rebecca Doughty, Marguerite French, Peter Madden, Cherie Mittenthal, Marian Parry, Susan Sawyer, et al. East End Gallery, Provincetown, MA.
$100 of Books from Around the World. Organized by David Platzker, including books from Iceland, Paris, London and Berlin, chosen by Clive Phillpot, Florence Loewy, and Skuta Helgason. 12 October - 23 November, Printed Matter, New York City.
Helmut L hr: Bilder-Geschichten (Secret Books and Stories and the Mystery of the Universe) 7 December - 7 January 1997 at A.O.I. Gallery, Santa Fe, NM.
Carolee Campbell: Ninja Press books and ephemera. Beverly Hills Public Library, 14 November - 31 December 1996.
A History of the Book as an Art Form, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia, Sturgis Library, 19 June - 16 July 1997.
Science Imagined. Exhibition of artists books from 27 October - 29 December at the Berkeley Art Center, 1275 Walnut St., Berkeley, CA 94709. Catalog.
Well-Worn Text. 8 November - 20 December 1996 at the Columbia College Chicago Center for the Book and Paper Arts, 218 So. Wabash, 7th flr., Chicago, IL 60604.
Bound and Unbound. Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland, Oregon. 5 December - 31 December. Includes work of Timothy Ely, Julie Chen Kathy Kuehn, Margaret Prentice, Barbara Tetenbaum and others.
A Living Testament of the Blood Fairies, Part II. Text based works and artists books that broaden the public discourse on AIDS by Andreas Senser, Rebecca Guberman, Eric Rhein, Copy Berg, Ann Craig, Bern Boyle, Paul Thek, David Wojnarowicz, Jose Luis Cortes, Angel Borrero, Steed Taylor, Brian Buczak, Bruce Witsiepe, Robert Farber and John Eric Broaddus. 9 January - 1 March 1997 at Printed Matter, New York City. Organized by Geoff Hendricks, Frank Moore and Sur Rodney (Sur) of the Archive Project/ Visual AIDS.
BookEnd. Relics by Michael Sanders at the London Artists' Book Fair 1996. Details of the bindings are remarkably preserved and the epeated words LLULL and BOOK END clearly dicipherable.
William Morris: The Collector as Creator, Grolier Club, 47 E. 60th St., New York, NY. 11 December - 15 February 1997.
Multiple Recipients: Installation by Lee Mamunes of her book, Odyssey of a Feminist Artist: The Personal is Political (100 copies) at SUNY, Empire State College, Hartsdale, NY in March 1997.
Colin Sackett: Selected Books 1992 - 1996. At workfortheeyetodo, 51 Hanbury St., London E1 5JP, England, 12 December - 25 January 1997. Checklist
Hans Waanders at the Fine Arts Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington in February. Books and other works. Lecture and workshops. Hans Waanders will also exhibit many artist books at the Left Bank Gallery in Bennington, Vermont, March.
The Books of Ed Ruscha, guest curated by George Wagner (UBC School of Architecture) at the Morris & Helen Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, 1825 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2. 2 January - 18 January 1997.
Open Book: A Survey of Contemporary Book Arts in the Northwest. Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA. 23 January - 2 March 1997. Curated by Albuquerque book artist and publisher Katherine Kuehn and Sheehan Gallery Director, Ben Mitchell.
Green Box II: Handmade Paper and Art Works by Douglass Morse Howell, 1906-1994 at the Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, 26 February - 15 May 1997. Curated by Eugenie Barron. Lecture by Barron on 26 February at 7 p.m.
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