Tag Archives: SFCB

In Remembrance: People, Times, & Places

In Remembrance, the current exhibit at San Francisco Center for the Book, is a thought-provoking collection of books, photographs, textiles and wall-hangings, sculptures and constructions reflecting on the passage of time. Some are memorial in nature, commemorating the personal loss … Continue reading

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IONTW – September 18, 2016

Somewhere in Grammarland: Following a rule you didn’t even know was a rule. Shake it! Claude, the albino alligator at the California Academy of Sciences, is old enough to drink! Well, he turned 21 anyway. Speaking of time, should you … Continue reading

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Pressure Printing

I’d been to a book talk by Macy Chadwick, and really been taken by her work. It was the first time I’d heard of pressure printing, or at least the first time I’d associated the term with specific pieces of … Continue reading

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The World of Hedi Kyle: Codex Curios and Bibli-objets

Official exhibit description: Hedi Kyle has been making books for over four decades. Among her accomplishments are: Co­-Founder of the Paper and Book Intensive, Professor at the Master of Fine Arts program at the University of the Arts, Conservator at … Continue reading

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BOOK TALK :: Turning (Prints into) Pages with Macy Chadwick

An event held at San Francisco Center for the Book, sponsored by SFCB and California Society of Printmakers: Macy Chadwick is a book artist and printmaker and proprietress of In Cahoots Press, in Oakland. In this slide talk, Macy will … Continue reading

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City Calligraphy

I suppose everything you see has an effect or some sort of influence on you, although you might not always realize it or make the direct connection. Other times, it’s pretty obvious, like the other day after seeing the Without … Continue reading

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WITHOUT TYPE: The Dynamism of Handmade Letters

Even before the fieldtrip to the Letterform Archive, this exhibit at SFCB, which is a selection from the Archive’s collection, had sounded pretty cool. Once we had been to the Archive, I definitely wanted to go check it out. I … Continue reading

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