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Re: [BKARTS] Altered Books -History



Do you think an Artist's Statement is needed when exhibiting?  Or an
Artist's Bio?  What is it you would really like to know about either one?
What is it that you usually include when submitting them?

Thanks in advance for your input.

R.G.

-----Original Message-----
From: John Cutrone <jcutrone@FAU.EDU>
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2002 6:59 AM
Subject: 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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