The Popular Edge, Pop-Up and Book Arts News I Fink U Freeky, On the Edge in South Africa A recent visit to the Smithsonian’s Museum of African Art introduced us to the work of South African photographer Roger Ballen. Ballen combines rendered line drawings and black-and-white photography into visual still lives which often surprise and shock. One series titled “The Asylum” features collages of strange figures, snakes, skins, and wire hangers that present awkward relationships and absurd complexities .
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G. Thomas Tanselle. Book Jackets, their history, forms and use. Oak Knoll, 2nd edition 2011. £45. How many academic books sell out in months? Bookride
I’m in Milan for the ifbookthen conference. Corriere della Serra (the leading Italian newspaper) asked me for an opinion piece they could publish in La Lettura, their weekly magazine, on the occasion of the meeting. This is what I gave them.The Future of the Book As someone who made the leap from print to electronic publishing over thirty years ago people often ask me to expound on the “future of the book.” Frankly, I can’t stand the question, especially when asked simplistically. if:book
BibliOdyssey Sketch record of Paris buildings & street scenes from the 2nd half of the 19th century Title: Vieille enseigne à l'ours rue du faugourg St Antoine n° 95Designed by: Jules-Adolphe ChauvetDate: 1894Collection Chauvet. Dessins sur Paris et ses environs, Paris (France) -- 11ème ArrondissementFormat: dess. sur calque appliqué : plume et encre, aquarelle ; 24,4 x 15,5 cmSource: Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Estampes et photographie Title: Un coin de la cour des Prévots, rue CharlemagneDesigned by: Jules-Adolphe ChauvetDate: 1890sCollection Chauvet. Dessins sur Paris et ses environs, Paris (France) -- 2ème et 3ème arrondissements Format: dessin sur papier beige : crayon, lavis d'encre brune, rehauts de gouache rose ; 24,9 x 14,3 cmSource: Bibliothèque nationale de France, département Estampes et photographie