Thread Loves Paper

Thread Loves Paper


Contemporary Artists Books
Marks, Emily. 2012.

74 pages (soft cover)

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This book details the use of thread in 25 contemporary artist books. It starts with a short history of thread and books, then moves to chapters about covers, binding, embroidery, machine stitching and finally altered books. Each chapter begins with a historical perspective on its subject and contains full color pictures of exemplary artist books and statements by the artists themselves. Thread Loves Paper draws a picture of how artists think, what kinds of materials and past experiences go into making a unique artist book. 74 pages. stiff paper wrappers