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Out of the Cupboard

"Watermarks" Claire Van Vliet, Judith O’Rourke, poem by Riemke Ensing, published by The Janus Press..
26 Sep 2020 to 24 Dec 2020
Daily from Saturday 26 September to December 24th
Artists’ Books from Artist’s Studios and the Special Collection
Event type: 
Art, Exhibition
Free, Free 1 hr parking in library basement
Angela Morton Room, Level 1, Takapuna Library
9 The Strand, Takapuna


A selection of artist books, from the Angela Morton Room | Te Pātaka Toi Art Library and contemporary Tamaki Makaurau artists, has been gathered from out of library cupboards and artists’ studios to share with and inspire a wider audience. These seldom seen treasures offer a glimpse into the sculptural possibilities of artists’ books – “books” made by artists, challenging the very concept of what a “book” can be. We often think of books fondly as something you enjoy on holiday at the beach. This exhibition aims to open your mind to just some of the possibilities.

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14 Sep 2020