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1754library desk made of books; show up in Ventura

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  • Jill Littlewood
    Sep 20, 2010
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      The whole desk is made of books. Cool.



      Does everyone know that the book arts show is up in Ventura? Art of the
      Book 3 at the Artist's Union Gallery.



      Ines Monguio, who has created these shows for the past few years, says this
      one is the best yet.



      There will be a talk about the show and artists books in general during
      First Friday in Ventura on October 1. Here is some information:



      Art of the book 3 First Friday Speakers



      Three speakers from varied backgrounds will be talking about artist books
      from their own personal creative processes.



      Fiona Spring co-founded and manages Lettre Sauvage, a small press in Santa
      Paula where she publishes contemporary literature and art in hand-made
      letterpress editions. She is a designer and writer as well. The press work
      can be found in the collection of The Getty Center among other important
      collections.



      Jill Littlewood is a broadly trained artist best known for paper art and
      artist books. She has exhibited nationally and is the president of the
      Friends of Dard Hunter, an international organization of hand papermakers.
      Her approach to artist books, like her approach to her art, and indeed to
      Life is "Try it!" One of her books, composed of double sided images embedded
      in hand made paper, is so large that it requires an entire room to be shown.



      Joe Cardella is a well known artist in sculpture, assemblage, collage, and
      photography. He is the founder and publisher of Art Life, a limited edition
      magazine that was published uninterruptedly for 25 years. Art Life is in the
      permanent collection of various museums, the most recent Los Angeles County
      Museum of Art, which has purchased the entire collection for permanent
      display.





      Jill Littlewood





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