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[BKARTS] Photography and Book Arts



The San Francisco Center for the Book has openings in two upcoming classes
that focus on photography and the book arts.

In Photographing Books, with Jacques Cressaty, students learn to build their
own portfolio of prints and slides. This highly practical course taught by a
top photographer of fine art begins with fundamentals and goes on to
emphasize the special considerations necessary to make effective photographs
of books and bookworks. The cost is $220 for three sessions, two Saturdays,
July 27 and August 3, from 10 a.m.5 p.m., and Wednesday August 7, from 710
p.m. The class ID is T2-072702-ART. Cressaty is a fine art photographer who
has for the past 14 years photographed both two and three-dimensional
artworks. He has worked with such galleries and museums as Wirtz, Rena
Bransten, Olga Dollar, SFMOMA, MOMA in New York and The Walker Art Center.

All About Cyanotypes, an illustrated lecture by Susannah Hays on Monday July
29, from 79:30 p.m., provides a wealth of information on a method of
photographic printing that relies on sunlight, paper and chemistry to
produce images. The cost is $40. The class ID is T2-072902-ART. Hays is a
fine-art photographer who teaches at U.C. Berkeley and San Francisco Art
Institute. In 2001 she won the Eisner Prize for Photography at U.C.
Berkeley. Her works are in the holdings of Stanford University, Yale
University, The New York Public Library, as well as numerous private
collections.  

To register for these or other SFCB classes, call the Center at (415)
565-0545 or fax in the registration form that is available on our web site,
http://www.sfcb.org.

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