Also opening at the Morgan Library in New York are three exhibits: Fashion in the medieval ages as illustrated in the Book of Hours, medieval and Renaissance manuscripts with some recreated garments from these time periods, the drawings of Jim Dine, the Glypotek Drawings and some selections from their permanent collections. For more info, go to www.themorgan.org.
Now showing nationally, is the "Artist's Books Cornucopia" exhibit at the Abecedarian Gallery in Denver, Co. Alicia Bailey's annual presentation of artist's books always serves up a lusty selection of exquisitry culled from national and international book artists. Be sure to check out the online photos at her website.
Another great exhibit of artists' book is "The Illustrated Accordion" at the Kalamazoo Book Arts Center in Kalamazoo, MI. The writer of this blog has one piece in this exhibit and the photos on their Flickr photostream are great! Also, check out "The Accordion Book of Accordions" online! Fun, fun, fun...what a perfect book to submit for this exhibit.
And, just one more great exhibit at the Susan Hensel Gallery in Minneapolis, MN..."Ars Domestica" where mending circles with tales and mending are combined to create a performance piece and exhibit. Go to www.susanhenselgallery.com for more info!
So, that's it for now...enjoy and always remember, if you have a great exhibit or item, please email me or post on this blog! Happy May!