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Friday Night Flicks: Paper Ruscha

The name Ed Ruscha will be familiar to many in the book arts world. Tonight’s flick from Breakwater Studios is a short of Ruscha having his 2015 ‘print’ Zoot Soot die cut at Aardvark Letterpress in Los Angeles.     … Continue reading

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Artists’ Books at the Murray Library

David and I had an anniversary this week. To celebrate we took an afternoon off and went to see an exhibition at the Murray Library on the University of Saskatchewan campus. Instead of my writing out the show’s description, here’s … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Story of AHP Six Typeface

AHP Six is a typeface in the same sense that a bunch of large glass beads is a frog for flower-arranging. From the New North Press website: The blocks, named ‘AHP Six’, are a modular set that can be tessellated … Continue reading

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Putting Up Mangoes

The title of this post sounds like I might be about to pass on a recipe, but Putting Up Mangoes is the title of a book. Like most book artists, I collect as well as produce artist’s books. This one arrived on Friday. … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Alan Kitching

In April, the book Alan Kitching: A Life in Letterpress was published. Written by John L. Walters, with photographs by John Bodkin and Philip Sayer, and published by Laurence King, the book celebrates Alan Kitching’s life and work. Today’s video shows … Continue reading

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