July / August 2013

July / August 2013

Price: $10.00

Contents

Volume 34, Issue 4

FEATURES

The Book is Dead. Long Live the Book
By Nava Atlas
Taking stock of contemporary artists’ books


Ashes to Paper—The Defiance of Remembering

By Stephen Vincent Kobasa
Starting with al-Mutanabbi Street


Pages of Prints: A Rare Display of Japanese Books

By Kristin Williams
An inspiring collection of illustrated books from Edo period Japan

COLUMNS

Letters

FlashPoints
Studio Visit with Steve Locke
By Craig Stockwell

Artists’ Books

Life’s Work: Tom Phillips and
Johnny Carrera at MASS MoCA
By Charles Bonenti

Artists’ Books

UNBOUND VOL. III, A Growing
Trend and a Rising Interest
By Meg Brazill

Opinion

1993: It Was a Very Good Year?
NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set,
Trash, and No Star
By David Bonetti

Book Review

A Penchant for Contradiction
Richard Artschwager!
By Diana Gaston

Looking Back

Artists’ Books, Now and Then,
and Art Books
By Susan Schwalb

More than Documents

A Special Collection of Ballets
Russes Programs: Balletic
Variants on the Artist’s Book
By Tina Sutton

Book Review

Telling It Like It Is
Paula Modersohn-Becker,
The First Modern Woman Artist
By Alicia Faxon

Looking Back

Visions of Social Change: Sixties
Legacies in Search of New Media
By Bonnie Barrett Stretch

Book Review

Beyond the Sunset Strip
Various Small Books: Referencing
Various Small Books by Ed Ruscha
By Christopher Capozzola

REVIEWS

SPOTLIGHT

The Forensic at David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University by Anya Ventura

CONNECTICUT

Installation Art by Insook Hwang at Richmond Art Center, The Loomis Chaffee School
by Patricia Rosoff
63rd Annual Art of the Northeast at Silvermine Arts Center, New Canaan
by Rachael Palacios

MAINE

Arthur Cadieux: Edge of Spring at Yvette Torres FineArt, Rockland by Carl Little
American Treasures: Other Voices at the FarnsworthArtMuseum, Rockland by Carl Little

MASSACHUSETTS

Wunderkammer: Paintings by Richard Whitten at Anderson Gallery, Bridgewater State
University by John Winters
The Elephant in the Room at Laconia Gallery, Boston by David Raymond
Aaron Siskind: A Selection and Robert Richfield: Perpetuidad at Gallery Kayafas, Boston
by Paola Ferrario
Toshio Shibata: Constructed Landscapes at Hillborn Gallery, Peabody Essex Museum
by Shirley B. Moskow
AnotherWorld at Blanc Gallery, Cambridge by Merli V. Guerra

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Elana Herzog. Re Constructions: Sculpture and Works on Paper at the Augustus Saint-Gaudens
Memorial Site, Cornish
by Judy Ann Goldman

RHODE ISLAND

Artist/Rebel/Dandy: Men of Fashion at the Museum of Art, RISD by Marcel McVay

VERMONT

Labors of Silence | Photographs by Forrest Holzapfel at Catherine Dianich Gallery,
Brattleboro by Meg Brazill

IN EVERY ISSUE

Calendar

Destination Cape Ann

Focus On: Cape Ann

Destination Cape Cod

Focus On: Cape Cod

Getaway Guide

Art Guide

Exhibition Listings

Classifieds

Art Seen



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