The Center for Book Arts was founded in 1974 and is still located in Manhattan. It is dedicated to exploring and cultivating contemporary aesthetic interpretations of the book as an art object, while preserving the traditional practices of the art of the book. It was the first not-for-profit organization of its kind in the nation, and has since become a model for others around the world.
The Center seeks to facilitate communication between the book arts community and the larger spheres of contemporary art and literature through exhibitions, classes, literary presentations, public programming, opportunities for artists and writers, publications and collecting.
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Chief Curator of Gyeongnam Art Museum, Hyo Cheong-jong curated this exhibition featuring: Nora Inesta (Argentina), Jose M. Iturralde (Spain), Gaby B. Cardenas (Ecuador), Roberto Mata (Chile, Wilfredo Lam y CHOCO (Cuba), Gaudi Este, Jonidel Mendoza, Jose Vivenes, Edgar Sanchez, Octavio Russo, Victor Hugo Irgabal y Julio Pacheco (Venezuela),The irreplaceable support of Ms. Sandra Rodriguez made this pavilion come true. The amount of people and interest during this BAMA 2015 in Bexco, Busan (Ap.1-5) was amazing.
Next to my installation/books: NO MIND (2014) & SELF-PORTRAIT (2015)
To my right the talented Venezuelan artist Jonidel Mendoza and to the left gallery Assistant Ms. Yun
A mi izq. la talentosa curadora Rodriguez, a mi derecha su asistente Yun y al extremo derecho el artista Venezolano Jonidel Mendoza. Here with the sculpture of Gaudi Este (Venezuela)