The Contained Narrative: Defining the Contemporary Artist’s Book

April 8th-July 26th 2015

Presented in coordination with Book Art Biennial 2015 Opening reception Friday, May 8; 6-9pm

At the most fundamental level, a book is a contained narrative. The container, that which holds the content, may be two covers connected by a spine on a traditional codex, a wrapper around a deck of cards, a box holding loose elements, a digital device, or even the walls of a room. In each of these permutations, the message of the artist, the narrative, is expressed within a finite space. Read more about this here.....


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