O.P.L.A.2.0: 20 Years of Artists' Books for Children
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The artist’s book is a secret treasure chest... open it and you can play with the words, signs and colors of the world. It was born twenty years ago at the Merano Civic Library, OPLA (Oasis For Artistic Books): an archive designed to preserve, catalogue and make available artist’s books for scholars, lovers or just curious. This publication is a review of children’s books created by artists like Gilberti, Gill, Mirò, Boetti and many others.To enrich the volume, texts by Alberto Munari, Steven Guarnaccia and Fabiola Naldi and Claudio Musso explain their ideas of what artist’s book for children is. Abstracts by Enrica Brughi, Paul Cox, Sophie Curtil, Milos Cvach and Katsumi Komagata provide extra content about the issue. The publication accompanies the exhibition of the same name, hosted at Palais Mamming. Here, the selected artist’s books dialogue together with the works exhibited at the Merano City Museum, in a play of references and connections.
ISBN 9788875706852. Edizioni Corraini.