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Exhibition Detail
The Mayor of Palookaville
Curated by: NIU Art Museum
116 Altgeld Hall
DeKalb, IL 60115


March 24th, 2009 - May 9th, 2009
Opening: 
April 2nd, 2009 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
 
, David JohnsonDavid Johnson, Hand Printed, Hand Bound book
© David Johnson
> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.niu.edu/artmuseum
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Suburbs
EMAIL:  
hgreen2@niu.edu
PHONE:  
815-753-1936
OPEN HOURS:  
Tuesday - Friday 10:00 - 5:00, Saturday 12:00 - 4:00
ARTS ORGANIZATION:  
NIU Art Museum
SCHOOL ASSOCIATION:  
Northern Illinois University
TAGS:  
bookmaking
COST:  
free and open to the public
> DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

The Mayor of Palookaville

A selection of hand-printed, hand-bound books by David Johnson, a mid-career artist from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. Johnson’s tools are simple and direct: etching, relief printing and letterpress. His observations are not: perceptive, shrewd, satirical and compassionate views of the people around him and the quotidian spaces they inhabit.


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