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Re: [BKARTS] Reminder - Exhibition Opening at CBA tomorrow evening



And NYC doesn't mean sod all to me either. !!!!!
Mike
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Virginia Turnbull 
  To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Thursday, September 25, 2003 3:08 PM
  Subject: Re: [BKARTS] Reminder - Exhibition Opening at CBA tomorrow evening

  But not all of us immediately recognize "CBA".   Please put the location
  ("NYC") in the subject line.
  Thanks
  ----- Original Message -----
  From: "Lavinia Adler" <laviniaa@xxxxxxxx>
  To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  Sent: Thursday, September 25, 2003 7:41 AM
  Subject: Re: [BKARTS] Reminder - Exhibition Opening at CBA tomorrow evening

  > The original message indicates it comes from the Center for Book Arts and
  > all the info you require is at the bottom of that message. Take a look at
  > the bottom of this message and you should see it.
  >
  > Lavinia Adler
  >
  > On Wed, 24 Sep 2003 19:42:17 -0400 Alan Shalette <AlShal@xxxxxxx> writes:
  > > Please don't imply a place when you can say what it is
  > > right up front. And don't assume I know beforehand
  > > who you are or where you are.
  > >
  > > Too much time is wasted trying to find out whether what
  > > you propose applies to me -- and too many messages
  > > like yours.
  > >
  > > Thank you.
  > >
  > > Alan Shalette
  > > Albuquerque NM
  > >
  > >
  > >
  > > ----- Original Message -----
  > > From: "The Center for Book Arts" <info@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  > > To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  > > Sent: Wednesday, September 24, 2003 2:26 PM
  > > Subject: Reminder - Exhibition Opening at CBA tomorrow evening
  > >
  > >
  > > |
  > > | If you are in town, please come by for the opening tomorrow evening
  > > | Thursday, September 25, 6 to 8 pm
  > > |
  > > | Rory Golden
  > > | OPEN FOR ACTION
  > > |
  > > | An Exhibition of Political Book Art
  > > |
  > > | In every era books have been created to influence people's actions
  > > and
  > > | decisions. In ancient times the priests of Egypt made books that
  > > controlled
  > > | the belief system of their civilization and secured the power of
  > > themselves
  > > | and their Pharaoh. During the Inquisition the Catholic Church
  > > controlled
  > > | what books could exist. The spread of literacy through printing
  > > advanced the
  > > | Reformation in the 16th Century as books changed the way people
  > > thought and
  > > | shifted political power. Books fomented the French and American
  > > Revolutions
  > > | in the 18th Century. In the 19th Century political cartoons were a
  > > powerful
  > > | force.
  > > |
  > > | During the 20th Century artists took to the presses, and worked to
  > > change
  > > | the way we view the world. The manifestos of the Constructivists
  > > and the
  > > | Futurists shook the pillars of accepted Art. The Bauhaus artists
  > > promoted
  > > | their visions through books. By the last quarter of the century,
  > > thousands
  > > | of individual artists were producing books to express themselves.
  > > |
  > > | Our current exhibition presents the work of over 40 artists who
  > > use the book
  > > | form to incite the viewer to action. Some of the works focus on the
  > > | environment, others on war, racism, or personal issues like sex
  > > and gender
  > > | relations. The works are not just intended to inform or
  > > entertain-the
  > > | artists want you to DO SOMETHING!
  > > | Featuring works by Seana Biondolillo, Gaza Bowen, Kyle Bravo, Sue
  > > Coe &
  > > | Holly Metz, Critical Art Ensemble, John Fekner, Guerilla Art
  > > Action Group,
  > > | Davd Homer, Nora Ligorano & Marshall Reese, Barbara Kruger, Tuli
  > > Kupferberg,
  > > | Miranda Maher, Scott McCarney, Josh McPhee, Dona Ann McAdams,
  > > Louise
  > > | Neaderland, Joseph Nechvatal, Gilles Peress, Roxy Paine, Stephan
  > > Petroff,
  > > | Adrian Pipper, Susan Rotolo, Annie Sprinkle, Melissa Shook, David
  > > Thorne,
  > > | Jean Toche, Larry Walczak, Carrie Mae Weems, John Wood and others.
  > > |
  > > | Title: OPEN FOR ACTION
  > > | Curated by Sharon Gilbert and Richard Minsky
  > > | Dates: September 25 - December 5, 2003
  > > | Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 am to 6 pm, Saturday 10 am to 4
  > > pm, Closed
  > > | Sundays
  > > | Location: 28 W. 27th Street, Third Floor ²New York, NY 10001
  > > |

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