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Re: [BKARTS] Book or Sculpture?



I would love to see the photo or the website...

God Bless You!
   Terri Noell


--- On Thu, 9/25/08, Herbert, Teri Lynn <herbertl@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Herbert, Teri Lynn <herbertl@xxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: [BKARTS] Book or Sculpture?
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Thursday, September 25, 2008, 2:02 PM
> Attached is a photo .jpg of the Beijing bookstore sculpture.
>  Wonder if this
> is book art or sculpture??  I was shocked at the 4-5 story
> store: there were
> hundreds of people inside READING, just standing around
> reading books!
> Teri Lynn Herbert, Charleston
> 
> 
> > From: John Cutrone <jcutrone@xxxxxxx>
> > Reply-To: Book_Arts-L
> <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2008 11:13:26 -0400
> > To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Subject: Re: [BKARTS] Book or Sculpture?
> >
> > Uh-oh. This could get become a wild and interesting
> thread.
> >
> > JCBA was recently offered a piece by an artist, a
> solid granite
> > "book" that is currently sitting in a
> library across the country. All
> > we had to do was pay to ship it here to Florida and it
> could be ours.
> > But while we accept a really broad definition of BOOK
> here, this was,
> > to us, not a book, but a sculpture, and so did not fit
> our mission at
> > all, so we declined the offer.
> >
> > With a book there is a progression--of time, of story,
> of some
> > element. We begin somewhere and end in a different
> place. The granite
> > "book" did not seem to hold this element of
> bookness for us.
> >
> > John Cutrone
> > Programs Coordinator
> > The Arthur & Mata Jaffe Center for Book Arts
> > Florida Atlantic University Wimberly Library
> > Boca Raton, Florida
> > http://www.jaffecollection.org
> >
> >
> >
> > On Sep 25, 2008, at 10:44 AM, L Murphy wrote:
> >
> >> So my question is: what defines a book as opposed
> to a sculpture?
> >> Is it text or is it the original intent?  Any
> opinions would be
> >> much-valued.
> >>
> >> Lisa
> >
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