Introducing the Arthur Tress Collection of Japanese Illustrated Books
with Julie Nelson Davis At the Rare Book School! A 40-minute Zoom presentation followed by 30-minutes of Q&A scheduled for:
Wednesday, 22 July, 4–5:10 p.m. ET, via Zoom.
Please visit the webpage to learn more about the session and register today. In June 2018, photographer Arthur Tress gave his col
Okay, so Ukiyo-e has been a fav topic of mine for a VERY LONG TIME. These are prints made during a certain period of Japan's history in which Europe was starting to influence styles and methods of printmaking (and vice-versa...think Van Gogh). WARNING: this material is not always PG13. From Wiki (because my description was terrible): "Ukiyo (浮世, "floating, fleeting, or transient world") describes the urban lifestyle, especially the pleasure-seeking aspects, of the Edo-period
Please join the Rare Book School for a great lecture/talk on Superheroes and Shocking Affairs or Adventures in Cataloguing Popular Literature. It's a lot more interesting than the title. Putting books like "Sandman" into a category is becoming increasingly difficult with the rise of the graphic novel and other ephemeral materials....thiws lecture talks about the humor and challenges involved. https://rarebookschool.org/rbs-online/superheroes-and-shocking-affairs-or-adventures
The University of Virginia has the Rare Book School. They are concerned with all things book (totally worth checking out their website)..but they also have THIS! "The following documentary describes the scope of RBS’s “Presswork” program—charting how the project began with RBS’s commissioning of a wooden rolling press, modeled and designed after diagrams published in Denis Diderot’s famousEncyclopédie(of which UVA owns a unique copy, annotated by Diderot himself). We know of
While FBAC is working on an excellent platform to teach our classes through, we thought we would are a really fun place to check out their online classes. The Rare Book School in Virginia is a great place to visit and to learn from - for the beginner through the advanced. From book history, to restoration, to book arts, they have a lot of offerings ...until we are up and teaching again soon! https://rarebookschool.org/rbs-online/ #fbac #fbacblog #rarebookschool