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[BKARTS] exhibition at Smith College, Northampton MA



"Werner Pfeiffer(censor, villain, provocateur, experimenter): Book-Objects and Artist Books"
Book Arts Gallery, Neilson Library (3rd floor), Smith College, Northampton, MA
April 1-July 31, 2008

Opening reception with the artist: Thursday, April 3rd, 4-6 pm, Book Arts Gallery

This retrospective exhibition of the work of artist, sculptor, and typographer Werner Pfeiffer features 39 book-objects, created from actual books, and 8 artist books, most of which engage the reader to manipulate them in a way other than by turning pages. At the opening reception, Pfeiffer will assemble his artist book "Out of the Sky: 9/11," his tribute to victims of the terrorist attack. The completed book is a model of the World Trade Center two towers that is nearly six feet tall.

For more information and illustrations of Pfeiffer's work, please go to this link on the Smith College Libraries website: http://www.smith.edu/libraries/fyi/496.htm 

Barbara Blumenthal



BARBARA B. BLUMENTHAL
Rare Book Specialist, Mortimer Rare Book Room 
Neilson Library, Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063
T: 413-585-2906  F: 413-585-4486  bblument@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx  

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