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January 2015

Redux: Selected Featured Artist Projects Renewed

January 23 - April 3

MAIN GALLERY
Organized by Maddy Rosenberg, Independent Curator and Founder of CENTRAL BOOKING.

As part of the Center’s 40th Anniversary season, this exhibition highlights selected artists who have had a Featured Artist Project exhibition or installation showcasing a cohesive or recent body of work.

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Colette Fu: We are Tiger Dragon People

January 23 - April 4

FEATURED ARTIST PROJECT

Organized by Alexander Campos, Executive Director, Center for Book Arts.

For the past seven years, Colette Fu has been making one-of-a-kind artist books that combine photography with paper engineering.

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John Jacobsmeyer: More Than Human

January 23 - April 4

FEATURED ARTIST PROJECT
Organized by Alexander Campos, Executive Director, Center for Book Arts.

Presented here in its entirety, John Jacobsmeyer’s poem without words, More Than Human, brings together the cultures and communities of contemporary literature, American Sign Language, artist books, printmaking and popular mythology.

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October 2014

Behind the Personal Library: Collectors Creating the Canon

October 11, 2014 - December 20, 2014

MAIN GALLERY
Organized by Alexander Campos, Executive Director & Curator, Center for Book Arts, with Johanna Drucker (UCLA), Jae Jennifer Rossman (Yale), and Tony White (MICA).

This major exhibition considers the influence of thirteen private collectors on the critical dialogue in the field of book arts.

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Master Faculty Fellow: Richard Minsky: Material Meets Metaphor

October 11, 2014 - December 20, 2014

FEATURED ARTIST PROJECT
Organized by Jae Jennifer Rossman, Assistant Director for Special Collections, Haas Arts Library, Yale University

The selected works in this mini-retrospective exhibit Center for Book Arts founder Richard Minsky’s Material Meets Metaphor methodology that has evolved over the last four decades.

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Richard Minsky: Notes

October 11, 2014 - December 20, 2014

FEATURED ARTIST PROJECT
Organized by Jae Jennifer Rossman, Assistant Director for Special Collections, Haas Arts Library, Yale University

Richard Minsky explores the relationship between music and visual art in Notes (2014).

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2014 Scholars for Advanced Studies in Book Arts

October 11, 2014 - December 20, 2014

FEATURED ARTIST PROJECT
Organized by Alexander Campos, Executive Director & Curator, Center for Book Arts.

Donald Daedalus, Prudence Dudan, and Lee Marchalonis each received a year-long scholarship to work at the Center for their commitment to the artistic endeavors in the book arts.

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July 2014

Zines+ and the World of ABC No Rio

July 23, 2014 - September 27, 2014

MAIN GALLERY 
Organized by Jason Lujan, Curator

Zine is an abbreviation of the term fanzine, and in describing its history and uses Thomas Paine and Benjamin Franklin are commonly cited, often alongside 1970’s punk music.

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April 2014

Once Upon a Time, There Was the End

April 18, 2014 - June 28, 2014

MAIN GALLERY
Organized by Rachel Gugelberger, Independent Curator and Writer. 

Borrowing its title from the stock opening and closing phrases of traditional oral narratives, in particular fairy tales, the exhibition Once Upon a Time, There Was the End pivots around two central themes: stories elicited by modalities of the book in the face of rapid technological transformation, and anxiety about the end of the book as echoed in apocalyptic, dystopian and speculative visions.

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January 2014

Silence Unbound: The Artist’s Lexicon in the Making

January 17, 2014 - March 29, 2014

The artists featured in Silence Unbound often work in familiar forms, but have at some point been driven to create or conceive of an object that incorporates their language into a book-like design.

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