The Book as Art: Artists' Books from the National Museum of Women in the Arts

Krystyna Wasserman
208 pages
Color illustrations
11 x 8.5 x 11 inches

Artists' books have emerged over the last thirty years as one of the most engaging contemporary art forms. They address subjects from poetry to politics, incorporate a full spectrum of artistic media and bookmaking methods, and take every conceivable form. This publication presents more than one hundred artists' books from the collection of the National Museum of Women in the Arts. These exquisitely crafted objects are certain to provoke unexpected and surprising conclusions about what constitutes a book.