All posts tagged “Books

Lita Cabellut visually interprets Federico García Lorca’s Blood Wedding, published by Artika, February 19, 2020

Artika, the Barcelona-based artists’ book publisher, releases Blood Wedding, its newest book, by Spanish artist Lita Cabellut (Born in Sariñena, Spain in 1961). In this book, with both Spanish and English text, Cabellut visually translates Federico García Lorca’s theatrical masterpiece with 31 previously unpublished figurative… Read More

Enigma Pinocchio. From Giacometti to LaChapelle – A Great Italian Story at Villa Bardini, Florence, through March 22, 2020

“Pinocchio, the character whose Adventures are among the world’s most well-known and translated books, is the protagonist of the exhibition entitled Enigma Pinocchio. From Giacometti to LaChapelle – A Great Italian Story. The exhibition brings together, for the first time in Florence, over 50 contemporary art masterpieces from all over… Read More

French Book Arts: Manuscripts, Books, Bindings, Prints, and Documents, 12th–21st Century at The Grolier Club, through February 2, 2019

“The Grolier Club unveiled its reconstructed state-of-the-art Exhibition Hall, capping a total renovation of the public spaces in the century-old building. To mark the occasion, The Grolier Club mounted the celebratory exhibition French Book Arts: Manuscripts, Books, Bindings, Prints, and Documents, 12th–21st Century. The approximately 90 works are… Read More

It’s Alive! Frankenstein at 200 at The Morgan Library & Museum, October 12, 2018 – January 27, 2019

“Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus—in which a chemistry student makes a living being out of corpses—has compelled our attention since it was first published in 1818. This exhibition explores its adaptability to stage and screen, its sources in Gothic art and Enlightenment science, and the haunted life… Read More

A Brief History of New York: Selections from A History of New York in 101 Objects at New-York Historical Society, August 22 – November 30, 2014

A History of New York in 101 Objects is a new book by New York Times urban affairs correspondent Sam Roberts and features objects from the New-York Historical Society collection. The exhibition together with the book constitute a unique history of New York. Images courtesy New-York Historical Society