The Book as Art

Brian Dettmer's Book Art
Book art by Brian Dettmer.

A semi-recent piece from The Hindu Literary Review looks at the book beyond its literary content and illustrations. It looks at the form and poetics of book art, an art that involves “all aspects of the physical book: bookbinding, typography, papermaking, letterpress and offset printing, illustration, book design, paper decoration, calligraphy, conceptual or sculptural books.” ■


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