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The Mayor of Palookaville

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Hand Printed, Hand Bound Book © David Johnson
The Mayor of Palookaville
Curated by: NIU Art Museum

Altgeld Hall 116, First floor, West end
1425 W. Lincoln Hwy.
60115 DeKalb
Illinois

March 24th, 2009 - May 9th, 2009
Opening: April 2nd, 2009 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.niu.edu/artmuseum
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Other (outside areas listed)
EMAIL:  
artmuseum@niu.edu
PHONE:  
815-753-1936
OPEN HOURS:  
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Thursday Noon - 7 p.m.; Sunday Noon - 4 p.m.
ARTS ORGANIZATION:  
NIU Art Museum
SCHOOL ASSOCIATION:  
Northern Illinois University
TAGS:  
bookmaking
COST:  
free and open to the public

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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.