Did you know that artists used pig bladders to carry paint before tubes were invented, that the gold leaf used to gild paintings and manuscripts was made by pounding a coin into thin sheets, or that 18th-century fashion designers used… More»
A glimpse into the world of a book designer
The catalog for Light, Paper, Process unifies book design and the photographic process.
The images included in the exhibition—and the book—challenge assumptions about what photographs are. This is reflected in the unusual binding and beautiful slivers of the book design itself.
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