Featured Artist Talk: Lydia Rubio

Lydia Rubio will be discussing her Featured Artist Project, The Traveling Artist. This exhibition features artistic documentation of artist Rubio’s travel narratives across linguistic and geographic landscapes. The works record the artist’s experiences across a variation of calligraphic, drawing and poetic compositions. This exhibition includes multiple series of work including The Genius Loci Book, Journal […]

Between Heritage and Modernity: Contemporary Arabic Graphic Design

The Center for Book Arts is hosting a series of 3 seminars dedicated to Arabic type design and typography, curated by Dr. Nadine Chahine. The Center for Book Arts is hosting a series of 3 seminars dedicated to Arabic type design and typography, curated by Dr. Nadine Chahine, taking place on March 5, 7, and […]

Between Heritage and Modernity: Modernity in Arabic Type Design

The Center for Books Art is hosting a series of 3 seminars dedicated to Arabic type design and typography, curated by Dr. Nadine Chahine. The Center for Book Arts is hosting a series of 3 seminars dedicated to Arabic type design and typography, curated by Dr. Nadine Chahine, taking place on March 5, 7, and […]

The Production of The Private Life of Rag Dolls

Join featured artist, Faride Mereb as she moderates a panel discussion with the co-producers of the project. Featured Artist, Faride Mereb will be in discussion with the co-producers of the book project, The Private Life of Rag Dolls. This evening will include a short film screening in addition to the panel discussion. Panelists include: Faride […]

Winter 2020 Exhibitions Opening Reception

Join us on January 16th at the Center for Book Arts to celebrate the opening of our four Winter exhibitions. Join us at the Center for Book Arts for our opening reception of four new exhibitions. Refreshments will be served. Curated by Lila Nazemian, “I open my eyes and see myself under a tree laden […]

Walt Whitman’s Words: A Roundtable Discussion

This Roundtable Discssuion will focus on the work of three artists represented in the exhibition entitled Walt Whitman’s Words: Inspiring Artists Today. Moderated by Curator Deirdre Lawrence, Sasha Chavchavadze, Anne Gilman and Susan Newmark will discuss how aspects of Whitman’s writings inspired their work with a focus on geography, history and the legacy of his […]

Exhibitions On View “I open my eyes and see myself under a tree laden with fruit that I cannot name.” “I open my eyes and see myself under a tree laden with fruit that I cannot name” is an exhibition entitled after a line in Sinan Antoon’s latest novel, The Book of Collateral Damage, featured […]

The Reverse of Landscape: Catalina De La Cruz

JULY 19 – SEPTEMBER 21, 2019 Through a series of photographic works identified as a “Photochemical Book”, Catalina De La Cruz explores the desert of Chile and Peru as spaces with imposed limitations, in which natural and manmade structures struggle to survive. Through chromatic, graphic, architectural, spatial, and referential inquiries on the landscapes, the artist books–which have […]

Deposits

INGE BRUGGEMAN APRIL 18 – JUNE 29, 2019 Featured artist, Inge Bruggeman will be exhibiting her new project Deposits, which is the second piece in her ongoing series called The Active Reading Series where readers explore the physical act of reading in different ways. Deposits is a book that is meant to be read while ascending or descending a short ladder. She will […]