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Artists Books: G - I

G


Generations: a fictional family history / Mariona Barkus / Art Library Rare Books Collection - N 7433.4 .B357 A45 1984 box 1.2 env. 1

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Edition of 20 copies, signed and numbered by the artist. "Produced as part of an artist in residence program at the Women's Graphic Center, L.A."--Page [18].

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Getting there / Babette Katz / Art Library Rare Books Collection - N 7433.4 .K39 G47 1992 box 7.1

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One of 1,000 of this artist's book offset printed at Visual Studies Workshop. Illustrated with linoleum cuts.

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Glass city / Nick Greer / Art Library Rare Books Collection - N 7433.4 .G747 G52 2014

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17 transparencies housed between 2 sheets of glass and mounted on a plastic book stand. Produced for Aurelie Sheehan's graduate craft seminar at The University of Arizona in Fall 2014. Three-dimensional model of the city.

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The golden mean: in which the extraordinary correspondence of Griffin & Sabine concludes / Nick Bantock / Art Library Rare Books Collection - PR 6052 .A54 G65 1993 box 13.1

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The Griffin & Sabine and continued in Sabine's Notebook concludes as the mystery of the two artists deepens and the content of each letter or postcard ultimately reveals the secrets behind their spirited, imaginative union. Story told in postcards and letters which must be removed from their envelopes to be read.

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Grace: installation / Lisa Austin / Art Library Rare Books Collection - N 7433.4 .A89 G72 1999 box 3.1

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Catalog of an exhibition held June 28-October 31, 1999, at the Chautauqua Center for the Visual Arts.

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Graffiti / Debra Weier, Ben Belitt.  / Art Library Rare Books Collection - PS 3503 .E39 G7 1989 box 10.2

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Limited edition of 64 copies, Art Library has copy 42. Signed in 1990 by the author and the artist. "Produced in the fall of 1989 during a Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation Residency at Pyramid Atlantic in Washington, D.C. The book was designed and illustrated by Debra Weier.

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The Grand Canyon / Paul Johnson / Art Library Rare Books Collection - N 7433.4 .J627 G73 2005 box 15.1

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2nd Edition 50 copies 2005, Art Library has copy 32. A pop-up book depicting a view of the Grand Canyon, based on sketches by the author in April 2005.

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Griffin & Sabine: an extraordinary correspondence / Nick Bantock / Art Library Rare Books Collection - PR 6052 .A54 G75 1991 box 13.1

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This stunning visual novel unfolds in a series of postcards and letters, all brilliantly illustrated with whimsical designs, bizarre creatures, and darkly imagined landscapes. Inside the book, Griffin and Sabine's letters are to be found nestling in their envelopes, permitting the reader to examine the intimate correspondence of these inexplicably linked strangers. This truly innovative novel combines a strangely fascinating story with lush artwork in an altogether original format.

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Half Dome: a climbing history / Peter and Donna Thomas. / Art Library Rare Books Collection - F 868 .Y6 T56 2000 box 4.2

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"150 copies, Art Library has copy 122. Letterpress printed on Peter's handmade paper and hand bound by the printers. Linocuts by Donna." -- Colophon.

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[Hand book] / Damara Kaminecki / Art Library Rare Books Collection - N 7433.4 .K355 H35 2005 box 6.2

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One of a kind artists' book, shaped like an open hand, with outline of hand on covers. Inside pages made of collages.

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[Handmade book (title #3)] / Jillian Edds-Geralds / Art Library Rare Books Collection - N 7433.4 .E338 H35 2009 box 9.1 env. 2

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One-of-a-kind. Tunnel book: in 4 panels depicting a medieval garden with flowers, birds, and a fountain with a rabbit perched atop the fountain. The boards depict the closed entrance to the garden.

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Hard light / Edward Ruscha, Lawrence Weiner. / Art Library Rare Books Collection - TR 681 .W6 R87 1978 box 6.1

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A collaborative photo narrative divided into nine chapters, following the actions of three actors, Shelley Chamberlain, Suzanne Chandler, and Susan Haller. There is only one line of text in the narrative, "In the year 2000 all racecar driving will be taken over by women".

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He likes you / Som Indigo / Art Library Rare Books Collection - N 7433.4 .S666 H4 1996 box 3.1 env. 3

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Edition of 100 copies. Work consists of three different sized folded paper "fortune tellers". An additional "colophon continuation" leave is also enclosed in the folded paper sleeve which is bound together with pink netting.

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Hellen van Meene: new photos: Japan / Hellen van Meene / Art Library Rare Books Collection - TR 681 .C5 M455 2015

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Published on the occasion of the exhibition Hellen van Meene, Japan Series, held at Inverleith House, the Royal Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh, Jan. 12, 2002-Mar. 10, 2002; De Hallen, Haarlem, Apr. 20, 2002-June 16, 2002; and The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, June 28, 2002-Sept. 14, 2002.

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Herbs / Naomi S. Adams / Art Library Rare Books Collection - N 7433.4 .A23 H47 2014

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Limited edition of 16 copies, Art Library has copy 6.

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Hidden self portrait / Bernard Kirschenbaum / Art Library Rare Books Collection - N 7433.4 .K57 A46 box 4.1

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"Published in connection with his shows at Galerie Nordenhake, Malmö and Galleriet, Lund, May 1980." "In a simple, folded case, not unlike an album cover, Kirschenbaum has included a series of semi-opaque loose leaves. The stack diminishes into a series of geometric shapes that seem to turn clockwise as they strip down to a simple triangle"--Printed Matter website.

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High tension: Montage '93 / Philip Zimmermann / Art Library Rare Books Collection - N 7433.4 .Z56 H55 1993

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Exquisite-corpse-format photobook allows the reader to re-mix textural and colorful images. One line of text on each page gives a burrfeeling of tension.

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Homage to John Donne's holy sonnets 10 & 13 /  Nathalie Marshall / Art Library Rare Books Collection - PS 3563 .A72227 H65 1987 box 4.1

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Contains two poems by John Donne and two by Marshall. "This is a handmade chapbook. No. 16 of 25." Signed by the author.

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How Books Work / Julie Chen, Clifton Meador. / Art Library Rare Books Collection - N 7433.4 .C436 H68 2010 box 3.1

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"In an age of electronic media and virtual simulacra 'What is a book?' is a common question. This is the question that Chen and Meador, two veteran practitioners near the top of any serious list of contemporary book artists, address in 'How Books Work.' This elegantly simple book marries structure and content in the best tradition of artists' books. It begins: 'What is a book? A book is an experience.' And ends: 'A book starts with an idea. And ends with a reader.'"--Vamp & Tramp, Booksellers website, December 15, 2016.

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How They Found Out What it Was / Babette Katz / Art Library Rare Books Collection - N 7433.4 .K39 H69 2011 box 10.1

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"How they found out what it was is an examination of the development of an "idée fixe". Two girls discover a mushroom. They endow it with meaning and thenceforth structures their universe.... This [book] emphasizes how perception can arbitrarily be altered by preconception."--Artist's statement from Center for the Book Arts website, viewed March 13, 2017.

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I just couldn't get into it / Deborah Bryan / Art Library Rare Books Collection - N 7433.4 .B789 I2 2006 box 8.2

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One-of-a-kind. Mixed media sculptural book sewn into closed square.

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I was screaming and no one could hear / Erin Paulson / Art Library Rare Books Collection - N 7433.4 .P39 I2 2012 box 2.3

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One-of-a-kind. "In this piece, a box houses a folded book structure, the pages heavy with embroidered lines, resting in a box, the base of which has small holes, like pinpricks, that form the book's title. Beneath the base are LED lights that, when turned on, illuminate the word forming dots. ... [The] artist book [is] comprised of handmade kozo paper and a hand-embroidered sound wave of my voice striving to overcome stuttering while reciting the title."--Artist's statement from Abecedarian Gallery website viewed 9/23/2013.

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I Wish to Say #2 / Sheryl Oring / Art Library Rare Books Collection - N 7433.4 .O75 I2 2004 box 4.1

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The political action which this collection documents included a project to encourage individuals to send postcards to President Bush about the U.S. military occupation of Iraq that began in 2003.

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If only / Stephanie Copoulos-Selle / Art Library Rare Books Collection - N 7433.4 .C648 I5 2016 box 12.2

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"The Constitution of the United States allows its citizens to bear arms. But, nowhere, in any society, is an individual allowed to kill people in schools, night clubs, restaurants, theaters, public malls, or places of worship. Buying automatic military assault guns can cause massive loss of life. Buying a gun for protection can end in killing family members. America's gun obsession results in many types of victims."--Colophon.

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In the Face of It; Poems and Woodcuts / Gary Young / Art Library Rare Books Collection - PS 3575 .O785 I5 2008 box 3.2

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Printed in a limited edition of 170 copies, Art Library has copy 44. Poems dedicated to Elizabeth Sanchez as a response to her death in 2005.

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In the Morning / Mei-Ling Hom / Art Library Rare Books Collection - N 7433.4 .H6573 I5 1990

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Edition of 108 copies, Art Library has copy 35. Bookwork ([11] p.)--contains three-dimensional pages with text on the fore edge and pop-ups. When the bookwork is closed, the text of a story displays across the fore edge. Issued in a handmade vellum wrap closure.

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The incredible case of the stack o'wheats murders: a limited edition folio / Leslie Krims, Robert A Sobieszek. / Art Library Rare Books Collection - TR 650 .K72 1972 box 6.1

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Edition of 1000, Art Library has copy 610. "As often as not, the images are of posed subjects, delicately choreographed and designed, acting out the most frightening, humorous and arcane tableaux ... There was no actual corpse for this series ... In this series of ten pictures ... fictional murders take place."

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Inflammatory guide: banned & challenged books you should read / Jessica Spring / Art Library Rare Books Collection - N 7433.4 .S68576 I54 2012

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"An Inflammatory Guide, 2012 edition was printed by hand to commemorate Banned Books Week at King's Bookstore Tacoma, Washington". Research & editorial, sweet pea, King's Books. Jessica Spring, design & printing, Springtide Press"--Colophon.

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Interior Landscape / Lyall F. Harris / Art Library Rare Books Collection - N 7433.4 .H369 I58 2011 box 4.2

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"Interior Landscape began as a response to Sylvia Plath's journal entries on the subjects of writing and motherhood. As an artist-mother myself, I have been looking at the inherent difficulties in this dual role, or, rather, in striving for excellence as both of these things - artist and mother - contemporaneously. Interior Landscape grew to encompass not just Plath's story, but artist-mothers everywhere who seek to accomplish but who wrestle with myriad infringements on their thinking and doing."--Artist's statement.

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Inviolable habits / Rebecca Lown / Art Library Rare Books Collection - N 7433.4 .L6925 I66 1993 box 1.2 env. 4

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Accordion folded with pop-up pictures, and tied with a ribbon.

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Irresistible / Brandon Graham / Art Library Rare Books Collection - N 7433.4 .G694 I77 2008 box 4.2

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Work combines a humorous fictional narrative in which George W. Bush addresses the reader as if meeting him or her at a bar, with a paraphrasing of a fictional maxim of Bush's mother. The text is integrated with color images of Bush and the Statue of Liberty.

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