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Re: [BKARTS] Altered Books -History



Seriously, though. My two cents says that the altered book, while certainly
aligned with artists' books, is one step over towards Art as opposed to
Craft. Quite often--not always--the altered book is more about aesthetics
than it is about the obvious delivery of a message. Many of the altered
books in the Jaffe Collection are basically sculptures created out of books.


John Cutrone
The Arthur and Mata Jaffe Collection
Florida Atlantic University Wimberly Library
Boca Raton, Florida

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