A selection of artists’ books that challenge the conventions of visual and conceptual image making through the use of text while employing themes such as interpretation, transcription, translation, redaction, notation, and the use of language as raw material.
George Brecht "Water Yam" paper, plastic box × × inches Translucent plastic box with a Maciunas-designed label attached to the lid, containing 98 score cards; stamped on the box is “Copyright 1964 By Fluxus.
Tree of Codes / Jonathan Safran Foer, "Publisher's note: In order to write The Tree of Codes, the author took an English language edition of Bruno Schulz's The Street of Crocodiles and cut into its pages, carving out a new story.
Anyone Telling Anything is Telling that Thing / Eve Fowler, Documents Eve Fowler's public art project that uses posters incorporating the text of Gertrude Stein's Tender Buttons.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY Hanne Darboven (b. 29 April 1941 - d. 9 March was a German conceptual artist, best known for her large scale minimalist installations consisting of handwritten tables of numbers. __ Information / Hanne Darboven,
One Month / Seth Siegelaub, 1969. Title from letter sent to artists. Consists of a form letter sent to 31 artists invited to display their works at an exhibition, titled "One month," to be held during each of the 31 days in March 1969, and a record of their replies, if any. Each leaf is for a different day and is blank if the artist did not send a reply. Opens at bottom, similar to a calendar.