Wednesday, August 13, 2008

The Unique Craft of Artist Books

August 13 – October 25

Paley Library, Mezzanine and First Floor, 1210 W. Berks Street, Philadelphia
Tyler School of Art Library, Penrose Hall, First Floor, 7725 Penrose Ave, Elkins Park


Inside Artist Books: the Collection of Paley and Tyler School of Art Libraries
Tuesday, October 7, 6 PM

Temple Gallery

Presented in collaboration with Volume Attempts: The Space of Books at Temple Gallery, The Unique Craft of Artist Books is an exhibition exploring the content, aesthetic, and craft of artist books from the collections of Paley and Tyler Libraries. Guest curators from local organizations Taller Puertorriqueño, the Mural Arts Program, Art Sanctuary and the Wagner Free Institute of Science were invited to select and curate groupings of artist books from the libraries’ holdings,many never before on view to the public.

Join us for a special intimate look at artist books from the collection of Paley and Tyler School of Art Libraries. Inside Artist Books is presented with Paley Library’s Curator of Special Collections, Tom Whitehead, and Andrea Goldstein, from Tyler School of Art Library.

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