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>From:  Skvirsky, Karina
>Sent:  Monday, May 04, 1998 12:06PM
>To:    'book-arts-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx'
>Subject:       Book Arts Symposium at Queens Library
>How is a Book a Work of Art?
>Held in conjunction with the exhibition The Book as a Work of Art,
>this day-long symposium, held on Saturday, May 9, will explore
>the connection between book arts and literature, and the artistic
>process of creating limited-edition artist books and broadsides.
>Speakers include:
>Moderator Mindell Dubansky, Associate Museum Librarian, Metropolitan
>Museum of Art, who will discuss the history of the book and the book
>arts movement with an emphasis on the evolution of book binding
>Maritn Antonetti, Curator of Rare Books at Smith College, who will
>discuss his perspective on creating artist books.
>Joseph D'Ambrosio, author, artist, and publisher, who will discuss the
>book making process
>Robin Price, proprietor of Robin Price, Printer and Publisher, who will
>discuss  limited-edition publishing and innovative bindings
>Sid Shiff, publisher, Limited Edition Club, who will discuss the
>collaboration between writers and artists in Limited editions
>Gary E. Strong, Queens Library Director, Exhibition curator and book
>collector, who will speak about his passion for book collecting
>Saturday, May 9
>10:00 am to 3:00 p.m.
>Central Library
>North Hall Rotunda
>89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica
>Admission is free
>For more information call 718/990-8642
>Travel Directions from Manhattan by Train:
>Take the Jamaica-bound F train to the 169th St. Station.
>(Walk toward the rear of the train.)
>When exiting the station, take exit at left of token booth.
>You will be on the corner of Hillside Ave. and 168th Street.
>Walk down 168th Street for one block until you get to
>89th Ave. Make a right and walk down two blocks.
>Make a left on Merrick Boulevard, Queens Library is on the left-hand side.
Book Conservation Dept.                 The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Phone:  (212) 650-2891                  Thomas J. Watson Library
Fax:    (212) 570-3847                  1000 Fifth Ave.
E-Mail: metart2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx       New York, NY 10028

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