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Re: Artists' books in the library (fwd)
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: Artists' books in the library (fwd)
- From: Sam Lanham <slanham@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 12 Apr 1997 07:54:39 -0400
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At 10:10 PM 4/11/97 -0500, you wrote:
>CLARA KEYES wrote:
what would be left for scholars of artists'
>> books to do if all the information anyone would ever want to know
>> about an item appeared in the library catalog?
> Well, it can't possibly "all" appear, but it should be fairly
>complete, if possible. There's still an awful lot to write about that
>couldn't possibly appear in in the most voluminous of NOTES: for
>instance. I definitely like the idea put forth by another woman here
>about writing up part of it by the artist themselves.
And, of course, no amount of connotative definition on a library card can
equal the experiencing of the book. This is true even of the most humble
Sam Lanham (slanham@xxxxxxxx)