HANGING QUOTES: TALKING BOOK ARTS, TYPOGRAPHY & POETRY. Alastair M. Johnston.

HANGING QUOTES: TALKING BOOK ARTS, TYPOGRAPHY & POETRY.

  • (Victoria, TX): Cuneiform Press, 2011.
  • 8vo.
  • stiff paper wrappers
  • 270 pages

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A landmark oral history project with 19 interviews with book artists, typographers and poets including Nicolas Barker and Robert Creeley. Discussions of the transition from cast metal to digital type with Matthew Carter, Sumner Stona and Fred Smeijers; artists' books with Sandra Kirshenbaum and Joan and Nathan Lyons; and the history of the book in the 20th century with Dave Haselwood, Holbrook Teter, Bob Hawley, Walter Hamady and Graham Mackintosh. Table of contents and index.