Posts Tagged: artists' books

Voices from the Classroom: Artists’ Books

MARBL staff love to collaborate with instructors to incorporate manuscripts, archives, and rare books in to the classroom. Students are able to connect with history and the creative process in a deeper way as they read first-hand accounts of the Civil Rights movement, compare early drafts of literary works, or contemplate the meaning of artists…

MARBL Launches Artists’ Books Showcase

Emory Libraries is pleased to announce the launching of The Artists’ Books Showcase, a digital exhibition highlighting key pieces in the Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library’s collection of artists’ books. Often made in small, limited editions or as one-of-a-kind works of art, artists’ books question and explore the format of the book as an…

Cake Sprinkles, Cigarettes, Pasta, and Rusty Razor Blades: Preservation Challenges in MARBL

Homage to G. Seurat by Simon Cutts Followers of The Extraordinary World of MARBL have discovered how much deeper the collection goes than traditional print structures such as the book and document (and their digital afterlives), and familiar materials like paper, ink, cloth, and leather.  MARBL’s holdings include chocolate, puppets, socks, sherry, and more.  Homage…

Miniature Artist’s Book: New Orleans Lexicon by Jill Timm

  Share To commemorate Fat Tuesday, I want to highlight an artist’s book in MARBL, Jill Timm’s New Orleans Lexicon. Timm, who got her start making miniature books, created New Orleans Lexicon after visiting the city to attend a Conclave of the Miniature Book Society. The book is 2.25 inches tall and about 3 inches wide….