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Art Book Object

June 5, 2019 to June 17, 2019
Miller Discussion Room, McMurtry Building

This exhibit of artists’ books explores the possibilities embodied by the expanded form of the book. These artists initially responded to three themes: accordion books as fluid time; the traditions of building books from folios and signatures; and creating book covers that are visually embodiments of their content. Each artist then created a final book expanding on these three themes and more.

The work was generated during the spring quarter class Art Book Object taught by Gail Wight and Shirin Towfiq.

Works by: Lucy Brewer, June Burkle, Melissa Chen, Claudia Hanley, Haley Hodge, Ryan Jae, Kat Klass, Olivia Lancaster, Maddie Pilchard, Jamie Seen, Anna Whittell, Cathy Yang, Jamayka Young

Image: Work by Kat Klass

VISITOR INFORMATION: The Miller Discussion Room is located across from the Coulter Gallery in the McMurtry Building of the Stanford campus at 355 Roth Way. Visitor parking is free all day on weekends and after 4 pm on weekdays, except by the Oval. Alternatively, take the Caltrain to Palo Alto Transit Center and hop on the free Stanford Marguerite Shuttle.

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