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Re: MODERN RARE BOOKS EXHIBITION
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- Subject: Re: MODERN RARE BOOKS EXHIBITION
- From: Jim Findlay <JFINDLAY@MAIL.BCL.LIB.FL.US>
- Date: Thu, 20 Feb 1997 13:02:19 -0400
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- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
> The Bienes Center for the Literary Arts
> The Dianne and Michael Bienes Special Collections
> and Rare Book Library
> Broward County Library, 6th Floor
> 100 S. Andrews Ave.
> Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
> announces the opening of
> MODERN RARE BOOKS : AN EXHIBITION OF SELECTIONS FROM
> THE MATA AND ARTHUR JAFFE COLLECTION
> February 21-March 31, 1997
> Modern Rare Books, the third exhibition of the Bienes Center's
> inaugural year, showcases 37 items from The Mata and Arthur Jaffe
> Collection of books as aesthetic objects. The collection was formed
> over a period of approximately 50 years, and like all collectors, the
> Jaffes have put an individual and unmistakable stamp on the contents
> of their revered assemblage of book objects.
> The exhibit is arranged in four sections:
> BOOKS WITHOUT WORDS
> Includes titles by the recognized masters of the 'novel in
> woodcuts' format: Lynd Ward, Otto Nuckel, and Frans Masereel.
> ACCORDION BOOKS
> Features titles by Warja Honegger-Lavater and Antonio Frasconi.
> ILLUSTRATED EDITIONS OF MOBY-DICK
> Highlights the Melville novel and adaptations of the Moby-Dick
> theme. Includes titles by Alan James Robinson, Barry Moser,
> Rockwell Kent, Frank Stella, Howard Simon, and Bill Sienkiewicz.
> OTHER ARTISTS' BOOKS
> Showcases unique and limited editions of contemporary artists'
> books. Includes books by Mark Blocker, Clarrissa T. Slight,
> Debra Weier, Elaine Kowalsky, Claire Van Vliet, and Nance
> A 16 page catalog is available. The exhibit may also be viewed by
> visiting: http://www.co.broward.fl.us/bienes.
> A reception and 'gallery talk' with Arthur Jaffe will be held in the
> Bienes Center on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 1997, from 7-9 p.m.
James A. Findlay
The Bienes Center for the Literary Arts
The Dianne and Michael Bienes
Special Collections and Rare Book Library _______
Broward County Library /______/(
100 S. Andrews Ave. (_______(
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301 (________(