ILLUSTRATED FINE PRINTING: WHITTINGTON & MATRIX IN AMERICA.
- (New York: Center for Book Arts, 2008).
- small 8vo.
- stiff paper wrappers, dust jacket
- 32 pages
Price: $25.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 103177
Limited to an edition of 300. Held at The Center for Book Arts, New York from September 26 to December 6, 2008 and at The Museum of Printing History, Houston, TX, from January 8 to April 25, 2009, this exhibition focused on the Whittington Press and its influential annual, Matrix, which provides an important platform for typographical dialog on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. Ten American artists who have contributed articles and illustrations to Matrix are featured, as well as English and European artists who have written and illustrated books for the Whittington Press. With essays by John Randle, co-proprietor of Whittington Press, Miriam Macgregor and Barbara Henry, guest curator of the exhibit. Digitally printed with color illustrations. The cover was letterpresses by Barbara Henry and interns at the Center.