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Siganto Foundation Creative Fellow Peter Charuk delivers “Collateral Atmospherics: Evidence”.

Friday 3oth June was an exciting day in the Australian Library of Art when Peter Charuk delivered his new artists’ book “Collateral Atmospherics: Evidence”. The work is the culmination of his Siganto Foundation Creative Artists’ Book Fellowship. Along with the displayed book Peter also supplied two mock up copies of the book and his ‘ideas … Read more

Siganto Foundation Artists’ Book Lecture 2017: Helen Douglas

Guest blogger and artist Normana Wight attended the Siganto Foundation Artists’ Book lecture given by Helen Douglas Sunday 26th March 2017 and dropped in on the  workshops taught by Helen the following week. Normana has written this story in response. Last Sunday Helen Douglas gave a memorable illustrated lecture here at the State Library of Queensland; it … Read more

IMPRINT 50

Guest blogger Normana Wight looks at Imprint, the magazine of The Print Council of Australia as they celebrate their 50th anniversary in 2016. Prints  – Democratic  Art Works. Any one who has ever used a rubber stamp, or printed a potato – cut will know what a print is; any sort of repeatable image. Printmaking … Read more

Sol LeWitt

Back cover : 'Sol LeWitt : artist's books'

Guest blogger Normana Wight has reviewed the conceptual works of Sol LeWitt, sparked by an installation in Queensland Art Gallery for the Asia Pacific Triennial. ‘Artists’ books’ are, like any other medium, a means for conveying ideas from the artist to the viewer/ reader. Unlike most other media they are available to all at a … Read more

Clyde McGill’s Book: A remnant of the journey, he said, to the space between us/ to Berlin.

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Artist’s book by Clyde McGill.  Plus DVD of accompanying performance. Self-published in Perth, WA 2006. A severe but elegant artist’s book, A4 size on its side – embossed with the title on black cloth cover, housed in a matching black sleeve. There is also a DVD of the performance that ‘matches’ the book and completes … Read more