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Blood on Paper: The Art of the Book Elena Foster

Blood on Paper: The Art of the Book

Elena Foster

Published May 1st 2008
ISBN : 9781851775392
Hardcover
80 pages
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At a time when the notion of the book is challenged by the advent of the screen and computer, Blood on Paper aims to show the extraordinary ways in which the book has been treated by leading artists of today and the recent past.Focusing on new andMoreAt a time when the notion of the book is challenged by the advent of the screen and computer, Blood on Paper aims to show the extraordinary ways in which the book has been treated by leading artists of today and the recent past.Focusing on new and contemporary work and on books where the artist has been the driving force in conception and design, this innovative collection comprises a series of unbound booklets presented in a box. Almost all notable artists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries have produced books, or works that refer to books: those represented include artists as diverse as Matisse, Picasso, Hockney, Hirst, Motherwell, and many others whose names are synonymous with art today.