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Re: Artist Books: A Critical Survey
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- Subject: Re: Artist Books: A Critical Survey
- From: Felicia Rice <fmrice@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 9 Sep 1998 10:30:11 -0800
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I recently mailed a prospectus for my new book, CODEX ESPANGLIENSIS, to
ARTWORK/BOOKARTSGALLERY thinking that the gallery might be interested in
representing or displaying the work. Please direct my packet to the most
appropriate person for consideration. Thanks so much!
Moving Parts Press
10699 Empire Grade
Santta Cruz, CA 95060
831 427-2271 phone
831 458-2810 fax
the following is general information about the book:
> CODEX ESPANGLIENSIS From Columbus to the Border Patrol
> My American is a continent not a country,
> which is not described by the outlines
> on any of the standard maps.
> --Guillermo Gomez-Pena
> Moving Parts Press is pleased to announce the publication of
> Codex Espangliensis: From Columbus to the Border Patrol
> Codex Espangliensis is a collaborative work made up of performance texts
> and poems by Guillermo G=F3mez-Pe=F1a interwoven with collage imagery by
> Enrique Chagoya into book form by Felicia Rice of Moving Parts Press.
> Codex Espangliensis chronicles and confronts the realities and surrealitie=
> of border culture on the eve of the millennium. Chagoya's collage images
> juxtapose examples of graphic art from pre-Hispanic times to present-day
> Mexico with traditions of Western art and contemporary American pop
> culture. G=F3mez-Pe=F1a's series of performance texts and poems are select=
> from the writer's works over his twenty-year career.
> Codex Espangliensis is letterpress-printed in black and red from zinc
> photoengravings on Amatl paper lined with Shintengujo tissue. The book
> measures 9 x 11.5 inches and its accordion-fold structure reaches 31 feet
> at its full extension. The book is housed in an Amatl paper and Canapetta
> black book cloth Shiho chitsu-style portfolio box made by Maureen Carey.
> An edition of 50, signed and numbered (ISBN 0-939952-22-x)
> Numbers 16-45, cased in portfolio boxes: $3000
> Numbers I-V, boxed with unique inclusions: Please inquire.
> An institutional discount of 20% is available.
> From Columbus to the Border Patrol: Codex Espangliensis
> Guillermo Gomez-Pena, Enrique Chagoya, and Felicia Rice
> August 15 - September 27, 1998
> Museum of Art & History @ the McPherson Center (MAH) 705 Front St. Santa
> Cruz, CA 95060
> Panel discussion and publication event: Wednesday, September 9, 7-9pm
>at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica presents an exhibition of work by
>the members of the ALLIANCE FOR CONTEMPORY BOOKARTS.
>The opening reception is Friday, September 11th from 7-9pm.
>September 26th from 3-4, Stefan Klima will sign his book,
>ARTIST BOOKS: A CRITICAL SURVEY OF THE LITERATURE,
>October 17th from 1-5, Ruth-Ann Roman will demonstarte Bookbinding
>The Gallery is located at 2525 Michigan Avenue in Santa Monica.
>The Show runs from September 11th to October 30th.
>Hours are Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 1-5 pm.
>For more Information contact Linda Dare @ 310.827.8139