Druckworks: 40 Years of Books and Projects by Johanna Drucker

Friday, December 7, 2012 at 10:00am to 6:00pm

Center for Book & Paper Arts, 2nd floor 1104 South Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605

Druckworks: 40 Years of Books and Projects by Johanna DruckerJohanna Drucker printed her first letterpress book in 1972 and has been active as an writer, typographic poet, and scholar-critic ever since. While widely known for her contributions to contemporary art theory and history, she is also a prolific creative artist with more than four dozen artist's books to her credit. Her writings have helped shape the field of artists' books, visual poetics, and digital aesthetics in dialogue with the arts and critical issues. This comprehensive retrospective exhibits her books, graphic art, and visual projects. A catalogue accompanies the exhibit that includes commentary and essays by a wide range of well-known critics including Jerome McGann, Marjorie Perloff, Susan Bee, Emily McVarish, Brad Freeman, Kyle Schlesinger, Craig Dworkin, and others.

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Center for Book and Paper Arts, School of Media Arts

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