Tagged: artists’ books

New Exhibit | You Must Never Look Away From This

Colored People by Adrian Piper.Colored People by Adrian Piper.

Curated by Digital Projects and Engagement Librarian Tatiana Bryant and Art and Architecture Librarian Sara DeWaay, this exhibit on view in Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) highlights artists’ books related to themes in this year’s common reading selection, Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates. The books on view address race, identity, privilege, capitalism, education, diaspora, and family—as lived, studied, observed, and expressed by a variety of artists.

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Paint and pages converge: The A&AA artists’ books collection

“Ste. Ostrich in Manhattan : the visitations of a martyr” by Julie Chen, Lois Morrison and Elizabeth McDevitt.

The past meets the present in our Friday File series, where we delve through artifacts housed at the UO Libraries and let them talk.


Art doesn’t have to be two-dimensional, and a book doesn’t have to have pages.

That’s the guiding principle behind the artists’ books collection in the School of Architecture and Allied Arts at University of Oregon. The A&AA library has been displaying some of the artist’s books all term; this is their last week in the library exhibition.

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