book exhibit

New York, NY, April 18, 2013 — In 1998 Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota, commissioned calligrapher Donald Jackson to produce a fully illuminated luxury manuscript of the Bible. Working out of his scriptorium in Monmouth, Wales, Jackson and a team of calligraphers and artists used traditional techniques and modern technology to create a spectacular illuminated text of over 1,

NEW YORK — Sandra Hindman, founder and owner of LES ENLUMINURES ( has announced a major month-long exhibition at the New York gallery from April 4 to May 4 called “Paths to Reform,” illustrating the importance of reform in the history of the medieval and early modern church. 

Dr. Hindman says, “‘Paths to

Opening tomorrow at New York's Gagosian Gallery is an exhibit titled Ed Ruscha: Books & Co. Ruscha, who once said, "I want to be the Henry Ford of book making," wanted to make artists' books accessible to a wider audience. His first photobook, Twentysix Gasoline Stations (1962), was a series of photos of
COLLEGE STATION, Dec. 13, 2012 ? Cushing Memorial Library and Archives at Texas A&M University will host science fiction author George R.R. Martin, whose book series “A Song of Ice and Fire” is the basis for the hit HBO show “Game of Thrones.” The library will exhibit the works and personal memorabilia of Martin beginning in March 2013.

Fans are invited to a book-signing from 4-6 p
New York, NY, October 10, 2012 —The Tale of Peter Rabbit and other books by Beatrix Potter (1866-1943) have become classics of children’s literature and represent one of the most successful publishing enterprises in the history of the British book trade. Yet Peter Rabbit began not as a commercial publishing venture, but as a story created to entertain the child of a family friend—all told in an
It would take a genius to illustrate one of the most boring books imaginable, a code of tax laws, and create a comic tour-de-force. That genius was Joseph Hémard (1880-1961), who in his lifetime was probably France's most prolific book illustrator. His illustrations are the focus of the latest exhibit in the Yale Law Library, "'And then I drew for books': The Comic Art of Joseph Hémard."
After eight years in Chelsea, the Foley Gallery has relocated to the LES.  We have taken a newly renovated storefront on Allen Street, just a little south of Delancey on the west side of the block.  We are opening the gallery with our fourth solo exhibition of artist Thomas Allen
It is a truth universally acknowledged that readers love lists. Collectors do, too. The Library of Congress made a splash this summer with its Books That Shaped America list and exhibit. The exhibit, which
NEW YORK—The Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Norman E. Alexander Library for Jewish Studies is pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibition of Hebrew and Judaica manuscripts, beginning September 12, 2012 and running through January 25, 2013, entitled The People in the Books: Judaica Manuscripts at Columbia University Libraries.  There will be an opening reception and lecture held
The Grolier Club is pleased to present a groundbreaking examination of the legacy of Italian-language publishing in pre-war America.  Opening to the public on September 20, Strangers in a Strange Land will showcase a wide range of literary works that entertained, educated and inflamed an Italian-language audience during a period of critical historical development. Drawn from the collection of