The Artist’s Book: Where Concept Meets Object

Virginia Arts of the Book Center

2125 Ivy Road, Suite 5, Charlottesville VA 22903

This exhibition of book art by newcomer to Charlottesville, Lyall Harris

Exhibit dates: March 4 – April 16, 10-6 M-F; 10-4 Sat

Works that address a range of topics, from motherhood to immigration, will be on display, including a selection from Harris’ A Year in Books for which the artist made a new book art project every week of the year.

Lyall Harris is an internationally recognized visual artist and writer with works in many major institutional collections such as Yale, Stanford, Smith, UCLA, and UC Berkeley

Book artist Lyall Harris shares examples from her project “A Year in Books; 52 Weeks, 52 Books”. The exhibit, explore considerations of book format and features that flow from concept to object.

Book 15_Yew Seeds II_©Lyall Harris
Book 8_Frescoes Of Our Time_©Lyall Harris
Book 16_Sorry_©Lyall Harris
Book 3_The Elm From My Studio Window_©Lyall Harris
Book 40_Seeker_©Lyall Harris
Book 30_Stay_©Lyall Harris
Book 17_This Morning Before School_©Lyall Harris
Book 12_He Told Me His Name_©Lyall Harris


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