The Book: A Contemporary View
Participating artists include Blanka Amezkua (manipulated Mexican adult comic book), Melissa Jay Craig (wall installation of book forms), Colette Fu (pop-up books), Jody Alexander (book installation), Buzz Spector (artist-made book), Brian Dettmer (altered book), Doug Beube (altered book), and Ula Einstein (the deconstructed “book”). The exhibition will present, through the work of 48 nationally-known artists, various conceptual and formal approaches related to the idea of the “book.”
There will be a symposium on the theme of the exhibition with presentations by artists Buzz Spector, Brian Dettmer, Doug Beube, Melissa Jay Craig, and the Chief of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Mark Dimunation on Friday evening, March 25th and Saturday, March 26th at the DCCA.
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