Sarah Bodman, whose popular Artists’ Books column provides a regular look into the world of artists’ publishing, picks her ten favourites of the year.
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This week, London’s Conway Hall is host to the Small Publishers Fair, an annual celebration of books by contemporary artists, writers, composers, book designers, and their publishers. Sarah Bodman previews the event, which runs from 10-11 November, and highlights the work of the artists involved.
Sarah Bodman previews Angie Butler’s new artist’s book which she has created as part of a research residency exploring the diverse creative practice of artists making books in Bristol and the physical production of books in the city.
The first Falmouth Art Publishing Fair takes place at Falmouth Art Gallery from 29 September to 1 October featuring artists’ books, editions, posters, leaflets, multiples, audio and ephemera. Sarah Bodman previews the event.
Sarah Bodman previews new book works by Déirdre Kelly and Rosie Sherwood that explore our experience of place through the use of collage and mapping.
The Minnesota Centre for Book Arts biennial celebration of artists’ books is taking place during July and August with a two-day symposium and book art prize at the centre of the event. Sarah Bodman previews the symposium, which runs from 20-23 July, and highlights the work of British artists involved in the biennial.
Sarah Bodman continues her series with a look at the work of an artist whose ongoing investigation into the workings and history of Paolo Uccello’s The Battle of San Romano has inspired a number of works, with a new publication set to be showcased at this year’s Liverpool Artists’ Book Fair.
Sarah Bodman is knocked out by two new publications from Manchester-based artist Caitlin Akers inspired by Akers’ great, great uncle Billy Marchant and his endeavours in the ring.
John Dilnot has been creating his hand-produced books since 1985 and his work features in the collections of the V&A, Tate, MoMA, and more. As a touring exhibition exploring his practice opens in Northern Ireland, Sarah Bodman provides a snapshot of his many publications.
The latest in Sarah Bodman’s series looking at the varied and fascinating area of artists’ self-publishing looks at a special ‘passport’ stamp project, part of the 10th anniversary edition of the Bristol Artists’ Book Event.
For the latest in her ongoing series looking at the diverse and inventive world of artists’ books, Sarah Bodman enjoys the performative nature of Nathan Walker’s Condensations, with its thick screes of words and essence of place inspired by a residency in Ambleside.
John McDowall and Chris Taylor are celebrating 20 years of their Pages artists’ book project with a series of events and exhibitions, including the 20th Leeds International Contemporary Artists’ Book Fair in March. Sarah Bodman looks forward to this significant milestone.
Sarah Bodman, senior research fellow at UWE Bristol’s Centre for Fine Print Research and writer of a-n’s Artists’ Books series, picks her ten favourite publications of the year.
A new publication by critic and writer John Berger and artist John Christie presents their correspondence of letters and small books, creating ‘artists’ books within a book’. Sarah Bodman finds reading it an enchanting experience.
For the latest in her series on artists’ books, Sarah Bodman looks at the work of Maddy and Paul Hearn who, with fellow artist Vickie Fear, are behind this month’s Counter: Plymouth Art Book Fair.
For the latest instalment in her monthly series on artists’ books, Sarah Bodman looks at the work of British artist Angela Thames as her year-long residency at Chawton House Library in Hampshire draws to a close.
In the latest instalment of her monthly column on artists’ books, Sarah Bodman looks at two artists whose publishing practice sees them exhibiting at major upcoming events in the USA.
In the latest instalment of her monthly column on artists’ books, Sarah Bodman looks at some beautiful publications inspired by the works of the Bard ahead of this year’s Liverpool Artists’ Book Fair.
For the latest in her ongoing series looking at artists’ books, Sarah Bodman previews forthcoming events at Baltic, Gateshead and The Forum, Norwich.
For the latest in her series of columns on artists’ books, Sarah Bodman looks at the work of Newcastle-based artist Theresa Easton whose new series of books was created at a Victorian era letterpress printing works in Scotland.
For the latest in her regular series, Sarah Bodman looks at the work of New York-based Heidi Neilson ahead of a new show at Phoenix Brighton focusing on technologically-inspired artists’ books.
For the latest in her regular series for a-n News, Sarah Bodman introduces two works from a new collection of 13 artists’ books to be launched at PAGES: The Leeds International Artists’ Book Fair.
In the latest in her series on artists’ books, Sarah Bodman looks ahead to this year’s Artists’ BookMarket at Fruitmarket Gallery and picks out some highlights.
For the latest instalment in her monthly series looking at artists’ books, Sarah Bodman introduces two new works by the Dutch artist Elisabeth Tonnard.
There have been some fantastic artists’ books published this year and Sarah Bodman at UWE Bristol’s Centre for Fine Print Research has read most of them. Here she picks ten of her favourites.