Center for Book Arts

Good news in from curator Deirdre Lawrence and the Center for Book Arts: the catalogue produced to accompany the CBA’s fall 2019 exhibition, Walt Whitman’s Words: Inspiring Artists Today, has been honored in AIGA’s “50 Books | 50 Covers of 2019

Last week, the Center for Book Arts (CBA) in New York City debuted an exhibition that truly takes poetry off the page. Artist Warren Lehrer is well known for playing with forms, combining book art with contemporary art in ways few have imagined. Warren Lehrer: Books, Animation,

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Closing out Walt Whitman’s boisterous bicentennial year — there were exhibitions aplenty, featured here and in our summer print edition — New York’s Center for Book Arts is taking a different approach in its celebration of the Good Gray Poet. In its current

Roni_Peter.jpgNew York — No artist is an island. Harnessing wide-ranging interests to create

On Wednesday, September 28 the Austin Book Arts Center (ABAC) celebrated its first year of operation with printing demonstrations, music, champagne, cupcakes, and a silent auction which raised roughly $4,000 which will enable workshops and outreach programs to inspire a new generation of book artisans.


The Center for Book Arts, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this

Along with American comics and Japanese manga, bande dessinée ("drawn strip") is one of the great comics traditions. Th­is exhibition presents key moments in the evolution of bande dessinée volumes, from their initial standardization to contemporary explorations into the possibilities offered by the book as three-dimensional object, explorations that have led, in Europe as elsewhere, to a

When: Friday, January 18th, 2013 until Saturday, March 30th, 2013
Opening Reception: Friday, January 18, 2013 6-8pm
Where: 28 W. 27th St., 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10001
Subway: N/R to 28PP th  St, or F to 23PP rd PP St
Open Hours: Monday to Friday 10am-6pm & Saturday 10am-4pm
Admission: Free

The opening reception for the winter exhibitions at the Center for
CLAREMONT, CA (October 4, 2012) — Kitty Maryatt, director of the Scripps College Press, lectures on “Interrogating Book Structure” on Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Center for Book Arts, 28 W. 27th Street, 3rd Floor, in Manhattan. She also presents a workshop at the center on Oct 27-28. Both events are open to the public for a fee.
             Maryatt will have an exhibition at the center