The results of a very productive three day bookbinding workshop, making board attachment models with the amazing Karen Hanmer. For more information on Karen’s work and teaching, check out her site!
Artist’s books on display at the Bainbridge Island Art Museum in Washington state. Top to bottom: “Beyond Blue” by Catherine Alice Michaelis “Icarus” by Mare Blocker “Apothecary for the Landlocked” by Deborah Peek “Bugs” by Carolyn Terry “Nuts” by JoAnna Poehlmann
Glass is really cool. This is a piece called “Ladder on Fire” by artist Steven Maslach. Love how the colors shift depending on where you are standing. As seen at the Bainbridge Art Museum in Washington state.
More snowflakes have appeared on the conservation lab door! It’s getting awfully festive around here…
Iconic images reimagined in embroidery and jelly beans, as seen at the state fair.
Neon catfish art. Found in the art building on the campus where I work
This is an old-books-about-Egypt appreciation post. I love publisher’s bindings, and Egyptian art, so this was a fun excursion into our stacks. These are all circulating books, by the way, not part of our special collections. Also I can’t get over that typeface they used on “Redemption of Egypt”. SO pretty! Anybody know what it’s called, […]
Various books in art, as seen at the Phoenix Art Museum. 1) “The Old Philosopher”, 1645-1650 by Salomon Koninck (Dutch, 1609 – 1656) 2) “Still Life: Vanitas”, c. 1665 by Jan van Dalen (Dutch, Flemish, 1611 – 1677) 3) “St. Margaret of Antioch”, 1520 by Jacob Cornelisz. van Oostsanen (Netherlandish, 1478 – 1533) 4) “Madonna and Child“, 1636 […]
Detail from “The Annunciation” by Girolamo Da Santa Croce, c 1540-1550 An oil on wood panel painting in the collection of the Columbia Museum of Art, in Columbia, South Carolina. Photo by conservethis
Virgin Annunciate, 14th Century Polychrome Wood Sculpture. An Italian sculpture in the collection of the Columbia Museum of Art, in Columbia, South Carolina. Part of a pair, along with Archangel Gabriel. Photo by conservethis.