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[BKARTS] San Francisco Center for the Book Events

Two Events this week at the San Francisco Center for the Book

Meet Vamp & Tramp
Wednesday, June 9, 2004
3:30-6:30 pm
Admission Free

Vamp & Tramp, a book-arts store in Alabama, recently acquired San
Francisco¹s renowned Califia Books.  Owners Vicky and Bill Stewart will be
at the Center to introduce themselves and their shop and to show some of the
fine-press and artists¹ books they sell.  From 5:30-6:30 p.m., they¹ll
present a short talk, ³Next Steps: What¹s Happened in Califia?,² and invite
questions from the audience. An information session ideal for book artists
and printers looking for outlets to sell their work, and for collectors of
all levels. 

Reading the Future: Experimental Books from Yale
June 11 ­ August 13
Gallery Hours 10am-5pm, Monday-Friday
Opening Reception Friday, June 11
6 - 8 pm
Admission Free

The San Francisco Center for the Book is pleased to announce an exhibition
devoted to current student work in book design from the MFA design program
at Yale University. Highly innovative and forward thinking, this show
represents the current work of some of the most talented young designers in
the United States.

The exhibition contains an amazing variety of approaches to the book format.
A small sampling of what are the culminating efforts of a two-year program,
these pieces push the boundaries of book structure, imagery, text,
typography and the mediums and tools that can be used in their creation. In
short, they represent a radical take on all possible elements of design.
Running through August 13, the show is curated by Brian Janusiak and
includes the work of 25 students.

San Francisco Center for the Book
300 De Haro Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 565-0545 

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