The Book as Art: Artist Books from the National Museum of Women in the Arts

by Krystyna Wasseerman and Johanna Drucker

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Culled from over eight hundred unique or limited-edition volumes held by the National Museum of Women in the Arts, these books explore the form as a container for ideas. Descriptions of the works are accompanied by colorful illustrations and reflections by their makers, along with essays by leading scholars and a lively introduction by the most famous book artist in our culture, best-selling author Audrey Niffenegger. The exquisitely crafted objects in the "The Book as Art" are sure to provoke unexpected and surprising conclusions about what constitutes a book.
  • ISBN10 1568986092
  • ISBN13 9781568986098
  • Publish Date 12 October 2006
  • Publish Status Out of Stock
  • Out of Print 5 July 2011
  • Publish Country US
  • Imprint Princeton Architectural Press
  • Edition 2nd ed.
  • Format Hardcover
  • Pages 192
  • Language English