Filter This collection: Artists Books

  • Title: Artists Books
  • Reference Code: IE/NIVAL AB
  • Level of Description: Collection
  • Creation Dates: 1997-2017
  • Extent And Medium: Over 900 book works by individual artists and works by collaborating artists or artists and writers.
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  • Repository: NIVAL

Scope and Content

The NIVAL collection of Artists Books is comprised of more than 700 titles by artists born in Ireland and by non-Irish artists living and/or working in Ireland. The works are made by individual artists, groups of collaborating artists, or artist and writer partnerships. The collection consists of hand-made, letterpress, and published works, both unique and in editions, and created in a variety of materials.
The library began collecting Irish Artists Books in 1997 and continues to actively acquire new works through donation or purchase.


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