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artists' books; societies; money; By Hand: Women & Books Exhibit 2021


70 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some color). Single signature stapled into a paper wrapper with cut-out in the front cover revealing part of a photograph on the title page. Offset printed text and images on the theme of money and society. Cut-out in back cover reveals text from last page. "Text compiled from the following authors: Ansel Adams, Aristotle, Samuel Beckett, Charlie Chan, Mary Douglas, Jules Henry, Robert L. Heilbroner, Ann Landers, Claude Levi Strauss, John Locke, Judith Martin, Karl Marx, Octavio Paz, John Ruskin, George Simmel, Herbert Spencer, Abigail Van Buren, Vtgoysky, Ludwig Wittgenstein and others"--Colophon. "This book was produced by Jim Snitzer ... at the University of Iowa's Offset Workshop."--colophon. Signed on the title page by the author. Gift of Estera Milman, RISD Class of 1970. Estera Milman (RISD BFA Painting/Printmaking and Film, 1970) scholar of post-World War II avant-garde art. Founded Alternative Traditions in Contemporary Art (ATCA) at the University of Iowa, 1982, and served as its director until 2000. She is the author of many books, articles, interviews, and exhibition catalogs on Fluxus and No!art. In December 2018 she donated a selection of books from her library to the Fleet Library at RISD. Curated title for Fleet Library Special Collections exhibition By Hand: Women & Books Exhibit fall, 2021.

RISD Fleet Library Catalog Record


[Chicago, Illinois] : A Chicago Book, 1988.


©[Chicago, Illinois] : A Chicago Book, 1988.

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offset printing; paper


26 cm

Gold and Silver Do Not Spoil



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