features an extensive list of links to sites related to book
art. Also sponsors a listserv with approximately 1200 members
and an on-line gallery.
Colophon Page serves the community involved in modern
illustrated and fine press
Book Art Collections
features a large database of artist's books from their archives.
The Artist Book Archive also lends books for exhibitions.
of the Book Collection at Yale Library is a non-circulating
collection that includes examples of and material relating
to the book and its attendant arts: binding, typography,
illustration, book design, paper making, and the history
of the book.
Independent Press Archive at the Visual Studies Workshop is
located in New York City and houses over 5,000 artist's
Arthur and Mata Jaffe Collection at Florida Atlantic University houses
over 6,000 items including artist's books, fine press books,
miniature books, children's books, movable books and ephemera.
Flasch artist's Book Collection at the School of the Art Institute
of Chicago houses over 3,000 artist's books, serials,
and reference materials.
of Modern Art/Franklin Furnace/Artist Book Collection houses
the world's largest collection of artist's books. Franklin
Furnace's international collection of contemporary artist's
books was acquired by the Museum of Modern Art's Library
Collection in 1993. Over 7,700 artist's books are included
in MOMA Library's searchable database, DADABASE.
National Museum of Women in the Arts Library and Research Center
houses a book art collection with over 650 items and sponsors
an annual Books As Art exhibition series.
Otis College of Art and Design artist's Book Collection includes
over 3,000 items primarily from the 1960's to the present.
Located in Los Angeles.
Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry is located
in Miami Beach and houses over 8,000 items. Their holdings
include books, manuscripts, artwork, periodicals, and ephemera
associated with the movements of Italian Futurism, Russian
and Eastern European Avant Garde, Dada, Surrealism, Bauhaus,
De Stijl, Ultra, Tabu-Dada, Lettrisme, Ultra-Lettrisme,
- Wellesley College Book Arts Collection devoted to the
history and art of the book. Their collection includes
a wide range of books on book production as well as fine
press and artist's books.
Centers for Book Arts and Educational Programs
Artists' Alliance is a non-profit organization that assists
artists in publishing, exhibiting, and distributing artist's books.
Offers educational programs to the public and collection development
services to institutions. Located in Brooklyn, New York
for Book Arts is a non-profit organization that produces
artist's books and offers classes, residency programs, and
exhibitions. Located in Manhattan.
Book Arts Society is a non-profit organization promoting
the book arts through educational programs, exhibitions,
College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts offers
a Master of Fine Arts program in Interdisciplinary Book
Minnesota Center for Book Arts promotes
contemporary book arts through educational programs, exhibitions,
and an artist's residency program. The center also has a
and archive that houses books, broadsides, and other materials
by the center; reference materials on book-making; and a slide
of artist's books.
Pyramid Atlantic offers classes, exhibitions, and residencies
for print, paper, and
book arts. Located in Silver Springs, MD, Pyramid Atlantic
sells and publishes work and sponsors an annual book fair.
of Alabama offers a Master of Fine Arts Program in the
University of the Arts is located in Philadelphia, PA
and offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in
of Iowa Center for the Book supports
the study of the book in culture, the use of the book as a
source of artifactual evidence in scholarly research, and
the creative production of new fine press and artist's books.
Visual Studies Workshop offers residencies, internships,
and an M.F.A. with an emphasis
in visual books. Also houses the Independent Press Archive
over 5,000 books.
Studio Workshop is
a non-profit organization located in Rosendale, N.Y. that
has been publishing artist's books since 1979. The Women's
Studio Workshop offers educational programs, internships,
a residency program, and various grants.
specializes in rare and out-of-print books on twentieth century
art, architecture, and design.
contemporary art publications, editions, and artist's books.
Based in Paris.
a distributor of fine press, letterpress editions, and artist's
books. Represents over 300 privately operated presses across
the United States.
Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. sells
books, special editions, and rare publications from publishers
museums around the world.
Art Foundation Bookshop publishes
and sells books and multi-media sources on contemporary art
architecture. Their selection includes in and out-of-print
Twin Publications is
a private press run by identical twins, Amber Gayle and Stacy
Granary Books publishes
and sells contemporary poetry and artist's books.
been producing and publishing artist's books for over twenty-two
in contemporary photography and book arts. Based in New Haven,
Printed Matter is the world's largest non-profit organization
dedicated to the
promotion of publications made by artists in a book-like format.
an original art-vending project based in Winston-Salem, NC.
Created in 1997, Art*o*mat machines are retired cigarette vending
machines that have been converted to vend art. Currently, there
are 71 ACTIVE MACHINES in museums and various locations throughout
The International Edible Book Festival is
a yearly event that takes place on April 1. Organizations
and groups around the world are invited to participate.
Movable Book Society is
a forum for collectors and enthusiasts of pop-up and movable
Pop Goes the Page is
is an online exhibit on movable and mechanical books from
the Brenda Forman Collection housed in Special Collections
at the University of Virginia.
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