Letterpress Showcase

Organized by Elena Laza.

Exhibition Checklist:

David S. Rose

Pandora’s Box
(2002) Poplar box, laquer and black stain, wide variety of papers, letterpress, silkscreen, ink jet, pulp painting and other printing techniques

Placebo Affliction
(2003) Letterpress on paper; broadside.

 

Susan  Angebranndt

Pi
(2002) Bembo and marydale on somerset, printed letterpress from polymer plates

 

Scott  Baldwin

Summer in Maine
(2001) Linoleum cuts printed from polymer plates

 

Leda  Black

Elaboration (Physical Language Laboratory #11)
(2000) Ink on paper

 

Frank  Brannon

Alone Together
(2002) Handmade cotton rag paper, handmade paper cover paper, silk cloth on spine

 

Inge Bruggeman

Simple Harmonic Motions
(2001) Photopolymer plates and photocopy transfers on kitakata

 

Matthew  Cogswell

Domus Lif
(1999) Somerset velvet paper, vellum, intaglio and letterpress prints

 

Ed  Colker

Beneath the Trees
(2003) Somerset and fabriano papers, iris linen cloth cover

 

Shari  DeGraw

All Things by Jorie Graham
(2002) Rives paper, spectrum types, indigo dyed flax paper over boards and silk-sewn headbands

 

Raphael  Foddé

Upon a Time
(2002) Paper bound in linen

 

Carolyn  Fraser

Seventeen Reasons: An Essay of Contingent Acts. Or, Short Theoretical Stories
(1999) letterpress, photographic transfers, red cloth over boards, goldstamped; English mouldmade somerset book paperstock with endsheets of zerkall nideggen sand

 

Roni  Gross

I See You Everywhere
(2003) Moriki, colombe and bockingford papers

 

Linda  Hoffman

Winter Air
(2001) Folded sheets with text and images laid in a cream double-thickness paper folder and matching cream flax drop box; letterpress: David Wolfe; box: Praxis bindery

 

Marilyn  Joslyn

Domus Lif
(1999) Somerset velvet paper, vellum, intaglio and letterpress prints

 

Kay Michael  Kramer

Printer’s Manuals: From Moxon to the Pia
(2002) Kelmscott text, cloth spine, marbled paper slides

 

Peter  Kruty

A Treatise on Mushrooms
(2001) Excerpts by John Cage, Roland Barthes, and Kirsty Cunn; Twinrocker may linen paper, acrylic paint

My Life in the Gulag: A Personal Account of Life in Siberian Labor Camps by Justin Merk
(2001) Handmade Thai mulberry paper, kozo paper

 

Harold  Kyle

I Find an Old Handwritten Letter and Suddenly Remember Every Boy I Ever Kissed
(1999) Twinrocker may linen handmade paper

 

Emily  Martin

Does Any of The Look Familiar?
(2002) Flax paper, hamp flax paper, hand set type, polymer plates and other relief printing

 

Lisa  Olson

In the Days When Wishing Still Helped: Sadie and the Flowers of Florida
(2003) Rives lightweight, inkjet imagery

 

Michelle  Raccagni

My Life For Books
(2002) Fabriano paper, laval French cloth

 

John  Ross

Typopolis
(2002) Fabriano paper, resin casting of wood type

 

Champe  Smith

Ice Walk
(2001) Paper bound text and loose sheets in glasine sleeves, all housed in cloth-bound portfolio

Psychological Scenarios
(2003) Letterpess printed paper box with nine pencils (each has a different phrase) printed using photopolymer plates

 

Jessica  Spring

A Proverbial Book
(2002) Fabriano mediovalis covered with Brazil wood-dyed chamois

Collectors’ Tales
(2001) Handmade paper, vintage hanger

 

Donna  Thomas

Paper From Plants
(1999) Handmade paper from plants from 30 different paper-makers, moroccan leather spine

 

Peter  Thomas

Paper From Plants
(1999) Handmade paper from plants from 30 different paper-makers, moroccan leather spine

 

Dave  Wofford

In the Light From Stained Glass
(1998) Somerset paper using a pamphlet stitch

It Had Wings
(1998) Zerkall paper using a pamphlet stitch, cover made of handmade, hand-dyed paper

 

David  Wolfe

A Girdle of Fist-Notes
(2002) Paper and leather

Thirteen Moons
(2003) Paper, cloth, and board

Where the Deer Were
(2002) Paper, leather and board

 

Support for the Center for Book Arts’ visual arts programming is provided, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Exhibition Views

Does Any of This Look Familiar Emily Martin
Does Any of This Look Familiar Emily Martin
Does Any of This Look Familiar Emily Martin
Does Any of This Look Familiar Emily Martin
Does Any of This Look Familiar Emily Martin
Does Any of This Look Familiar Emily Martin
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