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[BKARTS] Roundtable: Artists as Curators at CBA



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:
Sarah Nicholls, Program Manager
snicholls@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


Roundtable: Artists as Curators 30 Years of Innovation: A Survey of Exhibition History at The Center for Book Arts Friday, May 20th, 6:30 pm

New York, NY- This roundtable discussion focuses on The Center's
rich exhibition history exploring the concept of book art,
as displayed in our current exhibition, 30 Years of Innovation: A
Survey of Exhibition History at The Center for Book Arts,
1974-2004.

The discussion will be headed by guest curator Jae Rossman,
Special Collections Librarian, Arts Library, Yale University.
Also joining Ms. Rossman are a panel that represents a
cross-section of previous and upcoming exhibitions at the Center.
Mindell Dubansky is a book conservator at The Metropolitan Museum
of Art and has served as a juror on several exhibition panels.
Brian Hannon is a former director of the Center and currently
operates Brian Hannon-New York Fine Art, Inc.
As Director, Mr. Hannon was responsible for organizing several
major exhibitions including This Day in History. and Latin
American Book Arts.
Richard Minsky, book artist and founder of the Center, organized
Book Arts in the USA and Open for Action.
Maddy Rosenberg is an Independent Curator and artist who is
currently organizing the Center's 2005 fall exhibition, NYC/Paris
Printmaking Project.

This panel will discuss issues and trends in organizing
exhibitions related to book arts as well as the broader role book
arts play in the contemporary art world.

Suggested Admission to this event is $5 for members; $10 for
non-members.


ABOUT THE CENTER FOR BOOK ARTS



The Center for Book Arts 28 West 27th Street, 3rd Floor Between Broadway and 6th Avenue N, R to 28th Street and Broadway F to 23rd Street and 6th Avenue 1 or 9 to 28th Street and 7th Avenue Call the Center for details on parking in the neighborhood Hours: Monday-Friday 10-6pm; Saturday 10-4pm


The Center for Book Arts is dedicated to the preservation of traditional bookmaking practices, as well as encouraging contemporary interpretations of the book as an art object. Founded in 1974, it was the first not-for-profit organization of its kind in the nation. The Center organizes exhibitions related to the art of the book and offers an extensive selection of educational courses, workshops and seminars in traditional and contemporary bookbinding, letterpress printing, fine press publishing, and other associated arts.

The Center for Book Arts is supported by local businesses,
various foundations including the Lenrow Fund,
the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, the NY State Council
on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and its
members.



The Center for Book Arts
28 West 27th Street
New York, NY 10001

phone (212) 481-0295
fax (212) 481-9853

visit us on the web at
http://www.centerforbookarts.org

or email
info@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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