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Re: [BKARTS] BOOK_ARTS-L Digest - 19 Aug 2008 to 20 Aug 2008 (#2008-232)



re: Journals, Diaries and Scrapbooks

A few more published journals I've found striking are those of Dan Eldon (
http://www.daneldon.org), Frida Kahlo, and Kurt Cobain. Hope this is useful,
Jill!

Best, Lindsey

>
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> On Aug 16, 2008, at 9:00 PM, BOOK_ARTS-L automatic digest system wrote:
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> Date:    Sat, 16 Aug 2008 15:00:44 -0700
> From:    Jill Littlewood <jill@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Journals, Diaries and Scrapbooks
>
> I am researching journals and would like to read other people's thinking
> about the distinction between them and diaries/scrapbooks.  Actually,
> I'd
> like to read anything intelligently written about journals.  The best
> book I
> have found so far is Jennifer New's book "Drawing From Life - The
> Journal As
> Art."  Does anyone have other suggestions?
>
>
>
> Jill Littlewood
>
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> ------------------------------
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> Date:    Wed, 20 Aug 2008 21:43:20 -0500
> From:    Kathleen Garness <kmgfinearts@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: Journals, Diaries and Scrapbooks
>
> And while we're on the subject of nature and diaries, don't forget
> those of Margaret Mee! : )
>
> Kathy G
>
>
> On Aug 20, 2008, at 6:07 PM, Andie Thrams wrote:
>
> > Hi Jill,
> >
> > This is a worthy topic to my thinking. Hard to define the
> > difference between a journal, scrapbook and diary, all can be
> > sublime, or really icky/sappy. I agree that J. New's book is the
> > best around so far.
> >
> > I have worked in journals since childhood, and had always
> > considered them as merely source material for more in depth work
> > until  ten years ago or so, when I realized I was drawn to making
> > work in my journals more than anything else I was doing. I began to
> > seek a way that work in a journal could become a serious form in
> > itself, rather than just a beginning. That is how I came into the
> > book arts: I wanted my forest field journal pages to find a form of
> > more depth and substance, a way they might stand on their own.
> > Don't know if I am there yet, but I am now working in a way that
> > takes the form of the journal more seriously. Happy to be in touch
> > with you further about this direction. And, I would be glad to hear
> > about what you may discover.
> >
> > Meanwhile, here is my own list of favorites, sent in and published
> > in PCBA's Ampersand a while back, on the topic of Artists
> > Sketchbooks & Visual Journals:
> >
> > Barbara Bash, True Nature, Shambala, 2004
> > William Berry, 1954-1956 Alaskan Field Sketches, University of
> > Alaska Press, 1989
> > Janice Driesbach & Susan Landauer, Obata's Yosemite, Yosemite
> > Association, 1993
> > David Hansen, Jorg Schmeisser: Breaking the Ice, Tasmanian Museum
> > and Art Gallery, 2003
> > Hannah Hinchman, A Trail Though Leaves: The Journal as a Path to
> > Place, W.W. Norton & Company, 1997
> > Sara Midda, Sara Midda's South of France : A Sketchbook, Workman
> > Publishing, 1990
> > Jennifer New, Drawing from Life: The Journal as Art, Princetown
> > Architectural Press, 2005
> >
> > Good wishes,
> > Andie Thrams
> >
> >
> >
> > On Aug 16, 2008, at 9:00 PM, BOOK_ARTS-L automatic digest system
> > wrote:
> >
> >
> > Date:    Sat, 16 Aug 2008 15:00:44 -0700
> > From:    Jill Littlewood <jill@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Subject: Journals, Diaries and Scrapbooks
> >
> > I am researching journals and would like to read other people's
> > thinking
> > about the distinction between them and diaries/scrapbooks.
> > Actually, I'd
> > like to read anything intelligently written about journals.  The
> > best book I
> > have found so far is Jennifer New's book "Drawing From Life - The
> > Journal As
> > Art."  Does anyone have other suggestions?
> >
> >
> >
> > Jill Littlewood
> >
> >
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