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Re: Artists' books in the library (fwd)



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
trade edition.

Sam Lanham
Sam Lanham (slanham@xxxxxxxx)


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