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[BKARTS] Creating with Abandon: Process in the Artist's Books of Angela Lorenz



Announcing an exhibition of artist's books and bookmaking process
archives...

Creating with Abandon:
Process in the Artist's Books of Angela Lorenz
October 23 -December 22, 2006

The Fleet Library at Rhode Island School of Design
15 Westminster Street, Providence, RI
Hours: Monday - Thursday 9am to 7pm, Friday 9am to 4:30pm, Sunday 11am
to 7pm

and

John Hay Library at Brown University
20 Prospect Street, Providence, RI  
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9am to 5pm

Opening Reception with the artist Monday, October 23rd, 5 to 7pm
Archives + Special Collections Reading Room, 2nd Floor of the Fleet
Library at RISD

Angela Lorenz is an American book artist living and working in Bologna,
Italy.  A Brown University Alumna who studied Art and Semiotics in the
late 1980's, Angela also took many courses at Rhode Island School of
Design, continuing her studies in printmaking, letterpress, photography
and the book arts.  Angela spent a year in Bologna as part of Brown's
Study Abroad program and after graduation returned to Bologna, where she
has been ever since.  In 2002 Angela donated her collection of
bookmaking process archives to the RISD Library.  Items such as research
notes, text edits, sketches, mock-ups and models, test prints, printing
plates, false starts, and productions leftovers comprise this unusual
teaching collection.  

This exhibit will display Angela's finished artist's books with their
process materials in two venues, at RISD and Brown.  A published
catalog, with essays by Marcia Reed of the Getty Research Institute and
Stephen Bury of the British Library, among others, will be available for
purchase.

For further information about this exhibit and ordering information for
the exhibition catalog, please contact:

Laurie Whitehill Chong
Special Collections Librarian
The Fleet Library at RI School of Design
2 College Street
Providence, RI  02903
401.709.5927
lwhitehi@xxxxxxxx

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