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Re: [BKARTS] A Movable Feast at Columbia Book & Paper Center

 Sorry, the Computer could not interpret part of the message below which was 
sent yesterday.

The Private opening for members of the Book & Paper Community is on Friday,
August 11th, from 5:30 to 7:30. Please come!

Bill Drendel
Gallery Coordinator
Columbia College Chicago Center for Book & Paper Arts
1104 S. Wabash Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605
In a message dated 8/2/06 3:11:42 PM, bdrendel@xxxxxxxxx writes:

> Pop-ups, Volvelles, Tunnels, Flaps and other Movable Books
> The Center for Book & Paper Arts at Columbia College Chicago
> August 12 - September 23, 2006
> ???Private Opening for Members of the Book & Paper Community???
> Panel Discussion: Friday, September 15 at 6:30pm
> A Movable Feast of Pop-ups, volvelles, tunnels, flaps and other movable
> books of one kind or another have been traced back as far as the thirteenth
> century. This exhibition is drawn from a number of important private
> collections spotlighting the "heroes" in the field of both yesterday and
> today. A large portion is devoted to the work of the very influential Czech
> artist and paper engineer Vojtìch Kuba〓ta who is credited as the inspiration
> of many of the "pop-up people" working today. His faux-naif style with a
> Bohemian flavor produced richly vivid illustrations that were used for both
> books and advertisements. Throughout this exhibition are Kuba〓ta's
> anthropomorphic animals, dwarves, puppets, and wizards that are highly
> desirable to collectors of vintage pop-up and movable books.
> Also Featuring:
> Ron van der Meer was the first designer to introduce three-dimensional books
> to the adult market, with phenomenal success. This success has resulted in
> numerous awards and commissions from the likes of the National Geographic
> Society, Disney, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Paul Getty and Victoria
> and Albert Museums. He was the creator of "The Art Pack" and "The
> Architecture Pack which were distributed all over the world. The latest Van
> der Meer titles are The Cook Pack produced with Gary Rhodes and The
> ParaScience Pack with Uri Geller.
> Robert Sabuda is a leading children's pop-up book artist and paper
> engineer. His recent books, including those depicting the stories of "The
> Wonderful Wizard of Oz" and "Alice in Wonderland," along with the recent
> "Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Dinosaurs: have received wide popular and
> critical acclaim.
> Ib Penick was the paper engineer of numerous pop-up books for the Children's
> Television Workshop. Penick also engineered pop-up books featuring "Star
> Wars" and "Popeye," as well as Edward Gorey's book "The Dwindling Party."
> John Strejan, know world-wide by his "Silverblade" moniker, was considered
> by many as one of the world's best paper engineers, as well as being a first
> class designer and illustrator. Strejan contributed his talents to "Snoopy"
> and the "Twelve Days of Christmas" by Charles M. Schultz and authored and
> illustrated many other pop-up books, two of which published over 600,000
> world-wide.
> David Carter, paper engineer and pop-up book artist wrote "How Many Bugs in
> a Box" and the very famous "One Red Dot". He has created more than 50
> pop-up books for children - many with the charming bug theme.
> ALSO INCLUDED in A Movable Feast are important artworks and curiosities from
> movable book's past and present.
> PANEL DISCUSSION: The Mavens of Movable: Pop-up aficionados! Here's the
> opportunity of a lifetime: World-renowned master pop-up engineers Robert
> Sabuda and Matthew Reinhard, as well as others from their knock-out staff,
> will provide insights into the lives of commercial book artists. Come
> prepared to be wowed by images of their process and to share in a panel
> discussion. This panel is offered in conjunction with the 2006 meeting of
> The Movable Book Society.
> Exhibition:  August 12 - September 23, 2006
> Panel: The Mavens of Movable is on Friday, September 15 at 6:30pm
> With Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart
> Gallery Hours: 10am to 6pm Monday through Saturday
> Columbia College Chicago's Center for Book & Paper Arts
> 1104 S. Wabash Avenue, 2nd floor
> Chicago, IL 60605
> 312.344.6630 or www.bookandpaper.org
> Exhibition & Lecture, Free and Open to the Public
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>           Flag Book Bind-O-Rama and Exhibit
>          Entry Deadline, September 15, 2006
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         The Bonefolder, Vol 2, No 2, Spring 2006 Now Online at
                    Flag Book Bind-O-Rama and Exhibit
                   Entry Deadline, September 15, 2006
             For all your subscription questions, go to the
                      Book_Arts-L FAQ and Archive.
          See <http://www.philobiblon.com> for full information

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