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'Booknesses Artists' Books from the Jack Ginsberg Collection' (2017)
'Booknesses Artists' Books from the Jack Ginsberg Collection' (2017)
'Booknesses Artists' Books from the Jack Ginsberg Collection' (2017)
'Booknesses Artists' Books from the Jack Ginsberg Collection' (2017)
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'Booknesses Artists' Books from the Jack Ginsberg Collection' (2017)

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David Paton

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Booknesses is a full-colour catalogue of the 258 book objects, historical and contemporary from both South African and international artists represented in one of the largest and most comprehensive exhibitions of artists' books ever to have been held internationally. 
 
"The catalogue contains essays by David Paton, Keith Dietrich, Pippa Skotnes, Robbin Ami Silverberg and Kim Berman in conversation with Jack Ginsberg (collector) and is edited by Robyn Sassen. It adds extensive new knowledge to the book arts in South Africa.”
 
22.9 x 27.3 x 2.5 cm | 265 pages | softcover
 
David Paton is an Associate Professor and past (2004 – 2009) head of the Department of Visual Art at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa, where he currently teaches and supervises. He received his MAFA at the University of the Witwatersrand in 2001 with a dissertation titled South African Artists’ Books and Book-objects Since 1960 and his PhD by Existing Published or Creative Work, awarded by Viva Voce and without any alteration or addition to the thesis, from the University of Sunderland, UK in 2019. David has curated numerous exhibitions of the book arts in South Africa, and has authored numerous catalogues of artist’s book exhibitions, some of which are to be found in prestigious library collections such as the National Art Library, London, Oxford University and the University of London; Harvard, Columbia, Yale, Stanford and Princeton Universities, the Smithsonian Institution and the Library of Congress, USA. He has also published a number of articles and chapters on the book arts in local and international journals and publications.