Artists' Books

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Altered book created by Jan Baker (1950-2018). Jan Baker was an accomplished artist and RISD Professor of Graphic Design (1981-2017) guiding students through book arts, letterpress, papermaking, bookbinding, and visual poetry in the Graphic Design department. For 37 years, she infused her classes and the campus community with the magic and meaning that comes from the handmade. Lettering, cutting, folding, binding, inventing, collecting - these were some of Jan's favorite things. Read more. Curated title for Fleet Library Special Collections exhibition Stacked & Altered, summer 2022.

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alterations (object components); collage (technique)

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mixed media; books by external form; books by internal form

The Inner Shrine

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