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Vincent FitzGerald & Co.

For those in the NY city area, below is information about an opening and
reading in conjunction:


Contact: Mina Takahashi or Julie Cencebaugh
        Dieu Donn=E9 Papermill                                  =09


Dialogues in Collaboration:  The Publications of Vincent FitzGerald & Co.

January 16 =96 March 6, 1999

at Dieu Donn=E9 Papermill, 433 Broome Street, New York, NY
Gallery Hours: Wed - Sat, 12-6 pm


Tuesday, January 26, 6-8 pm
=93Ruminations=94: a reading and booksigning by Zahra Partovi

Tuesday, February 23, 6-8pm
=93Dialogues in Collaboration=94: a panel discussion moderated by Donna=

Dieu Donn=E9 is pleased to present =93Dialogues in Collaboration: The
Publications of Vincent FitzGerald & Co.=94=20
an exhibition celebrating fifteen years of collaboration between VFG & Co.
and Dieu Donn=E9 Papermill.

This exhibition will feature over fifteen editioned livres d=92artistes and
prints inspired by the words of  poets and writers including Jalaluddin
Mohammad Rumi, James Joyce, Franz Kafka, Michael Feingold and Lee Breuer.
Artists exhibited include Susan Weil, Dorothea Rockburne, Neil Welliver,
Betye Saar, Elizabeth Harington, Michelle Stuart, Annette Senneby and
Bernard Kirschenbaum.

Describing Vincent FitzGerald=92s collaborative process in creating artist
books, Michael Feingold writes in his essay for the exhibition=92s
accompanying brochure,=20
In our degraded age of uncaring mass manufacture...one artist was able to
find so many kindred souls to share his love for works that are beautiful,
meaningful, individual and scrupulously made.                                                                                   =
Trained as a painter, Vincent FitzGerald began publishing in the late
1970=92s.  He began his involvement with Dieu Donn=E9 Papermill in 1986 and =
since produced over 25 projects using custom-designed Dieu Donn=E9 papers.
Selected public collections include the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New
York Public Library, Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum of Modern Art
in New York; Getty Museum, Art Institute of Chicago, Library of Congress,
Washington D.C., Victoria and Albert Museum, London; and NationalMuseum,

Dieu Donn=E9 Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the ar=
of handmade paper by making art in handmade paper, presenting exhibitions,
manufacturing sheets of archival handmade paper and conducting educational
programming for adults and children.  For more information about Dieu
Donn=E9=92s programs or services contact Melissa Potter at Dieu Donn=E9, tel
212.226.0573   fax  212.226.6088   e-mail: ddpaper@cybernex.net.

Dieu Donne Papermill, Inc.      =20
433 Broome Street               =20
New York, NY 10013              =20
tel 212/226-0573  fax 212/226-6088
e-mail <ddpaper@cybernex.net>=20
website <http://colophon.com/dieudonne>  =20
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