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LIBRARY GUIDE TO SA 482 - Advanced Photography and New Media

Assemblage, Found Object, & Book Arts: Oh My!

A Brief History of Artist Books, from Yale University.  Good overview of the term and its history.
Artists' Books Online Resource that gathers together examples of artist books
Directory of Artists' Book Collections

Book and Assemblage Artists
Oxford Art Online
Video: Kurt Schwiters - Merzbild 24 A
Artist ideas: Robert Rauschenberg, Johanna Drucker, Louise Nevelson, etc.
Keyword ideas: Collage, assemblage, decoupage, artists' books, book arts, bookbinding, montage, pastiche

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    ARTstor is a nonprofit digital library of more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences with a suite of software tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. 
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A statewide catalog of many of Michigan's libraries. It allows you to request books at another library be sent to Kresge Library for you.


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