Women in a Golden Age of Artists’ Books (Roundtable)

Date: 22 May 2018
Time: 6:30–7:45 p.m.
Location: Center for Book Arts (28 West 27th Street, 3rd Floor)
Presented by: Center for Book Arts; Rare Book School; the New York City Chapter of the American Printing History Association; Small Editions Artist's Books; and Theta Chapter, Beta Phi Mu Honor Society, Pratt Institute School of Information

Three women who were pivotal in the development of offset-printed artists’ books discuss the past, present, and future of  the unique visual form and transformative medium.

Featured speakers:

  • Cynthia Marsh, Professor of Art, Founder of the Goldsmith Press & Rare Type Collection, Austin Peay State University (Clarksville, TN)
  • Rebecca Michaels, Associate Professor of Photography, Tyler School of Art (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Patty Smith, artist, printmaker, book artist, and professor of Fine Arts, Printmaking at The University of the Arts (Philadelphia, PA)

Tony White, the Florence and Herbert Irving Associate Chief Librarian at the Thomas J. Watson Library, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, will serve as moderator.

Presented in conjunction with the RBS course, The History of Artists’ Books since 1950, offered 21–25 May at the Thomas J. Watson Library, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Co-presented with the Center for Book Arts; the New York City Chapter of the American Printing History Association (APHA); Small Editions Artist’s Books; and Theta Chapter, Beta Phi Mu Honor Society, Pratt Institute School of Information.

Please RSVP to this event at rsvp@centerforbookarts.org