By Sandra Salamony
This is a very exciting find, the title says it all 1,000 Artists’ Books: Exploring the Book as Art this book is an absolute dream for anyone interested in book making or altered books.
1,000 Artists’ Books is broken down into four sections Codex Books “books with pages joined to make a spine,” Accordion and Foldable Books “books with multiple-folded pages,” Single Sheet Books “books made with single-sheet pages” and Sculptural Books “books made from objects and objects made into books.”
The book features large color photographs, an Image Directory with detailed information about how each piece was made and a Directory of Artists with artist contact information and website listings.
Check it out from the library, and then buy a copy for your home collection, 1,000 Artists’ Books: Exploring the Book as Art is just that good.