Books beyond Artists

24 Feb 2015 to 09 May 2015

On 24 February 2015 the exhibition Books beyond Artists: Words and Images, dedicated to artists’ books and their role in the history of art until the present time. The show is curated by Elena Ochoa Foster in collaboration with the Ivorypress team.

Books beyond Artists follows the exhibition Blood on Paper (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom, 2008), which was curated by Elena Ochoa Foster, founder and CEO of Ivorypress and Rowan Watson, curator of the National Art Library and head of the artists’ books collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum.

The exhibition will include editions from private collections—such as those of Ben Brown (United Kingdom), Jean-Claude Meyer (France), Thaddaeus Ropac (France/Austria), Norman and Elena Foster (Switzerland/ USA), Archivo Lafuente (Spain) and Ivorypress (Spain), among others—, artists’ studios—including the studios of Olafur Eliasson (Germany), Roni Horn (USA), Jenny Holzer (USA), Miquel Barceló (France) and Peter Sacks (USA)—and several institutions—like the Victoria and Albert Museum (United Kingdom), Fundació Antoni Tàpies (Spain) and the Brosky Center (USA), among others.

Images: © Nigel Young. Courtesy Ivorypress