Rebekah Flake

Andrew W. Mellon Undergraduate Fellow in the Humanities

20052006 Forum on Word and Image

Rebekah Flake

German Studies, Visual Studies

College '06

A Different Kind of Gallery: Artists' Books as Exhibition Spaces

How have artists’ trends in the last 30 years changed attitudes about the role of the book as a place to exhibit artwork? What trends have led artists to be more accepting of ‘text art,’ or art produced in the form of books? New York art dealer Seth Siegelaub and Printed Matter, Inc., are important sources in this study of the evolution of artists’ texts as art.