Presentation of Artists´Books
Artists’ Books – art in book form
Ystads art museum has since a couple of years built up a large collection of artists’ books. The base of this collection is made up of the artist Leif Erikssons archive SAAB (The Swedish Archive of Artists’ Books) which the art museum has acquired parts of since 2003 as well as all titles from Leif Eriksons publishing house Wedgepress & Cheese. SAAB contains Artists’ Books from among others C O Hultén, CF Reuterswärd, Lars Olof Loeld, Sture Johannesson, Bo Cavefors, Leif Elggren, Marie Louise Ekman, Lars Vilks, Jörgen Nash, Öyvind Fahlström and Jan Håfström.
Ystads art museums collection of artists’ books also contains book and publishing projects like Publikation by Rollon, as well as books, CDs, catalogues and periodicals by artists like Alison Gerber, Christina Kubisch, Marja-Leena Sillanpää, Jonas Liveröd, Calle Ljungström and Håkan Blomqvist. Works and projects that expand and explore the concept of Artists’ books.
The exhibition ‘Artists’ Books-art in book form’ presents a selection from this collection as well as a Salon with specially invited contemporary artists and publicists that work in this tradition in our vicinity and afar. Presented are ’kulturutredningen’ by Camilla Backman, Tidskriften fabrik, JHB förlag, NoCube förlag, h.a.p.s (hammenhögs anonyma poeter) av kulturum, Annika Ström Live, En film om Firman och Hannas vad
Stillbilder etc. and Hennes Titellösa Februari Lägger Vikt vid Saker by Anna Maria Ytterbom, Omkopplingar by Cecilia Grönqvist & Jonas J Magnusson, Occular Witness by Arijana Kajfes, Larm, Udsigt- feministiske strategier i dansk billedkunst, CC-Cirkulations Cenralen, OEI and Glänta.
Publicerad 2009-06-25, Uppdaterad 2014-10-07