The Unique Craft of Artist Books: An Exhibition

August 13-October 25 Paley Library, Mezzanine and First Floor, 1210 W. Berks Street, Philadelphia, PA Tyler School of Art Library, Penrose Hall, First Floor, 7725 Penrose Ave, Elkins Park, PA Visiting curators from Taller Puertorriqueño, Mural Arts Program, Art Sanctuary and the Wagner Free Institute of Science have chosen books from Temple University Libraries’ special collections of artist books, exploring the art and craft of the book through their selection and display. Come see concurrent exhibits on view at Temple Gallery in Old City, Paley Library and Tyler Library on the Elkins Park campus on view through October 25. This exhibition is presented in conjunction with the Tyler School of Art Department of Exhibitions and Public Programs’ exhibition Volume Attempts: The Space of Books, an exhibition of and about books, organized by the graphic designer Purtill Family Business, and on view at Temple Gallery. Join us for a conversation about artist books and the art and craft of book making at the Temple Gallery on October 7 at 6 pm. Temple Gallery is located at 259 N Third Street in Old City, between New and Vine Streets.

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