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Re: [BKARTS] POP-UP EXHIBIT



I guess I'm having trouble on the website, or maybe I'm just not wanting to believe my eyes -- is the exhibit open at all on Saturdays and Sundays?

marianne

>Broward County Libraries Division's
>BIENES CENTER FOR THE LITERARY ARTS
>THE DIANNE & MICHAEL BIENES SPECIAL COLLECTIONS AND RARE BOOK LIBRARY
>
>is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition:
>
>Paper Engineering: The Pop-up Book Structures of Vojtech Kubasta,
>Robert Sabuda, and Andrew D. Binder: January 16-March 12, 2004
>
>The free exhibition showcases 55 titles by three paper engineers:
>
>#1) A native of Czechoslovakia, Vojtech Kubasta (1914-1992) studied
>architecture, designed puppet theater scenery, and worked as a book
>illustrator. His pop-up children's books from the 1950s-1980s were
>printed in Czechoslovakia and distrubted by an English publisher.
>They contain complex and colorful pop-up scenes that were created
>from single boards without elaborate gluing and assembly.
>
>#2) Robert Sabuda is the contemporary creator of pop-up versions of
>classic children's books including Alice's Adventures in Wonderland,
>The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and The Night Before Christmas. His
>pop-up structures are perhaps some of the most complex and
>innovative of the genre. He is often seen on national television
>discussing his elaborate paper engineered structures.
>
>#3) Andrew D. Binder is a Ft. Lauderdale artist and the co-winner of
>the 2001 Florida Artists' Book Prize. He holds a master of fine arts
>degree from the University of Miami, and is the coordinator of
>applications and webmaster for Florida Atlantic University. In his
>one-of-a-kind pop-up artists' books, he frequently uses intricate
>netting to create gravity-defying structures and images.
>
>___________________________________________________________________________=
_
>
>A small 4-color print exhibition catalog and the web exhibit will be
>available February 1, 2004.
>
>For more information:
>
>
>
>
>James A. Findlay
>Broward County Main Library
>Bienes Center for the Literary Arts
>The Dianne & Michael Bienes Special Collections and Rare Book Library
>100 S. Andrews Ave.
>Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
>954-357-8692 (voice)
>954-357-6762 (fax)
>jfindlay@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (e-mail)
>www.broward.org/bienes
>
>Broward County Libraries Division
>(A Service of the Broward County Board of County Commissioners)
>
>
>
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