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Artists' Books and the Book Arts Genre

This guide provides resources about artists' books and the Book Arts Collection in the Collections of Distinction in Norlin Library.

This page is a list of book artists who have placed some of their works in Special Collections. Click on the title of the work to connect to the artist's webpage for images and information about the work. Click on the call number for the library record.

Gabrielle Cooksey

Maureen Cummins

Click to see Maureen Cummins website for images and descriptions of her artists' books. Special Collections has several artists' books by Maureen Cummins that are not displayed on her website. The Libraries' catalog lists them.

Titles in Special Collections:

Accounts.  N7433.4.C8 A24 1999x

The Business is Suffering.  N7433.4.C8 B8 2003

Crazy Quilt.  N7433.4.C86 C73 1998

Deeds.  N7433.4.C8 D44 1999x

Stocks and Bonds.  N7433.4.C8 S86 2000x

Alisa Golden

Visit Alisa Golden's website to see images and descriptions of her more recent work. Special Collections has many of her older artists' books. The list is here.

Warja Lavater

Warja Lavater lived from 1913 until 2007. The Dallas Public Library website includes a biographical article about the artist. The Printed Matter website and an "informal" Warja Lavater website have biographical information and images of her works.  Lavater's publisher is Galerie Maeght in Paris.  Special Collections has many of her allegorical works which remain favorites of CU classes that visit.

La Belle au Bois dormant : une imagerie d'après le conte de Charles Perrault  Call Number: N7433.4.L383 B45 1982

Blanche Neige : une imagerie d'après le conte  Call Number: N7433.4.L383 B53 1974

Cendrillon : une imagerie d'après le conte de Charles Perrault  Call Number: N7433.4.L383 C46 1976

Ergo : un pictogram sur les conséquences de "Je pense donc je suis"  Call Number: N7433.4.L383 E7 1988

La fable du Hasard  Call Number: N7433.4.L383 F32 1968

Guillaume Tell = William Tell  Call Number: N7433.4.L383 G85 1991

Kaguyahime : une imagerie en transparence d'après le conte japonais  Call Number: N7433.4.L383 K34 1997

Leidenschaft und Vernunft = Passion et raison = Passion and reason  Call Number: N7433.4.L383 P3 1985

Le miracle des roses : une imagerie d'après la légende  Call Number: N7433.4.L383 M58 1986

Ourasima : une imagerie en transparence d'après le conte japonais  Call Number: N7433.4.H65 A4 1991

Le Petit Chaperon Rouge : d'après un conte de Perrault  Call Number: N7433.4.L383 P48 1965

Le Petit Chaperon Rouge dessiné par Warja Lavater ; adaptation tactile Myriam Colin  Call Number: N7433.4.L383 P485 2008

Le petit poucet : une imagerie d'après le conte de Charles Perrault  Call Number: N7433.4.L383 P49 1979

Die Rose und der Laubfrosch : eine Fabel  Call Number: N7433.4.L38 R67 1978

Tanabata : une imagerie d'après la légende japonaise  Call Number: N7433.4.L383 T36 1994

Sheryl Oring

Sheryl Oring is a CU Boulder alumna. Her website contains images and information about her work.

Titles in Special Collections:

Activating Democracy : the "I wish to say" project; edited by Sheryl Oring  Call Number: N8236.P5 A28 2016

The Birthday Project by Sheryl Oring; photos by Dhanraj Emanuel  Call Number: N7433.4.O7564 B57 2008

Collective Memory by Sheryl Oring  Call Number: N7433.4.O756 C6554 2012

Writing Home by Sheryl Oring  Call Number: N7433.4.O7564 W75 2005

 

Sara Press

Visit Sara Press' website for images and information about her works.

Titles in Special Collections:

Evolve = Unroll  N7433.4.P74 E96 2013

A Book of Hours  N7433.4.P74 B66 2006

Shawn Sheehy

Visit Shawn Sheehy's website for images of works in Special Collections.

Titles in Special Collections:

A pop-up culinary herbal by Shawn Sheehy  Call Number: N7433.4.S52832 P82 2013

Fresh cut Xmas : a well-trimmed survey of holiday plants by Shawn Sheehy  Call Number: N7433.4.S52832 F74 2017

Crystal Valentine and CUBA (Clarence Robbs)

Visit Booklyn.org for more information about these artists.  Special Collections has many works from artists whom Booklyn represents.  A list is here.

Graffitti Saved My Life  N7433.4.C83 G73 2012

On Evaluating Black Privilege  N7433.4.C825 O64 2017

 

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