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The Resource B, [produced by students at the Pratt Institute ; collaboration of the Library of the Brooklyn Museum of Art and the Art of the book curriculum at Pratt Institute]

B, [produced by students at the Pratt Institute ; collaboration of the Library of the Brooklyn Museum of Art and the Art of the book curriculum at Pratt Institute]

Label
B
Title
B
Statement of responsibility
[produced by students at the Pratt Institute ; collaboration of the Library of the Brooklyn Museum of Art and the Art of the book curriculum at Pratt Institute]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Cataloging source
CUS
Citation location within source
vol. 23, no. 2, Sept. 2000, p. 52
Citation source
Umbrella
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • photographs
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
B, [produced by students at the Pratt Institute ; collaboration of the Library of the Brooklyn Museum of Art and the Art of the book curriculum at Pratt Institute]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "B, the title of this piece is for Brooklyn--it also stands for Book ... It is a sampling of ideas by 9 young artists depicting the ethnic, cultural, historical, and natural diversities to be found in (Brooklyn)"--P. [2]
  • "This project came about through extended discussions between Deirdre E. Lawrence, Principal Librarian, Brooklyn Museum of Art and Werner Pfeiffer, Professor of Art, Pratt Institute"--Colophon
  • "All Participants are students in the Art of the Book classes in the School of Art & Design at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY."
  • Some titles given in the table of contents and on the items vary
  • Book consists of an acrylic box 19 x 14 x 7 cm., containing 9 variously sized handmade books and objects, with printed text on two folded leaves. Box is lined with color photocopied images. Box is held closed with an elastic cord loop and plastic bead
  • Foldout unit on historical sites of Brooklyn by Janet Antich consists of collaged photocopied images of historical sites of Brooklyn, folded up to display the construction of and finished image of the Brooklyn Bridge
  • Circular subway guide to Brooklyn by George Change made of 3 clear plastic discs connected in the center by a metal fastener so that the images of subway lines can be rotated and overlaid on top of each other
  • Brooklyn Palimpsest by Matt Knutzen is a booklet ([14] p.) with maps showing Brooklyn in the past and present. Printed on double leaves, binding sewn with red thread
  • Snapshots of Brooklyn from a bike by George Larkins (title on piece is The art of the bicycle ride) consists of 20 accordion folded leaves with b&w photographs of Brooklyn taken from bicycle rides through the borough
  • Earth samplings by Kate Mole is a collection of sedimentary layers from different sites in Brooklyn contained in a glass test tube, sealed at the top with a cork
  • Wear:t, we:art by Minami Moriya contains 2 patterns for making a shirt (front and back). Patterns are folded and sewn into brown cardboard wrappers. Buttons on the front and back of wrappers hold the book closed with a rubber band
  • Ethnic food samplings of Brooklyn by Pete Riesett consists of 4 booklets with painted matchbook style covers. Inside each booklet is a seasoning packet for a recipe printed on the inside covers. The recipes are rice & lentils (Arabic), mandlen (Hebrew), blini (Russian), and curry goat/chicken (West Indian)
  • Statistics of the borough of Brooklyn by Andrea Simkowski (title on piece is Stats) is a vertical accordion folded photocopied book with Brooklyn's 1990 Census statistics
  • Original photographs of Brooklyn settings by Amy Upton contains four b&w photographs in a vellum paper folder
  • Limited to 300 numbered copies, published on the occasion of the exhibition Artist's books, part of the series Working in Brooklyn, held at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, February 3 through April 16, 2000
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Foldout unit on historical sites of Brooklyn / Janet Antich -- Circular subway guide to Brooklyn / George Change -- Brooklyn Palimpsest : a brief & incomplete historical geography of Brooklyn / Matt Knutzen -- Snapshots of Brooklyn from a bike / George Larkins -- Earth samplings : Coney Island, Navy Yard, Greenpoint Cemetery all in Brooklyn / Kate Mole -- Wear:t, we:art / Minami Moriya -- Ethnic food samplings of Brooklyn / Pete Riesett -- Statistics of the borough of Brooklyn / Andrea Simkowski -- Original photographs of Brooklyn settings / Amy Upton
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
10 items in plastic case
Note
  • Clark Library copy: numbered 292.
  • Arts Library has no. 56.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: No. 59/300. Purchase, Brooklyn Museum of Art, 2000
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps, photos.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)44129366
  • ucoclc44129366
Label
B, [produced by students at the Pratt Institute ; collaboration of the Library of the Brooklyn Museum of Art and the Art of the book curriculum at Pratt Institute]
Publication
Note
  • "B, the title of this piece is for Brooklyn--it also stands for Book ... It is a sampling of ideas by 9 young artists depicting the ethnic, cultural, historical, and natural diversities to be found in (Brooklyn)"--P. [2]
  • "This project came about through extended discussions between Deirdre E. Lawrence, Principal Librarian, Brooklyn Museum of Art and Werner Pfeiffer, Professor of Art, Pratt Institute"--Colophon
  • "All Participants are students in the Art of the Book classes in the School of Art & Design at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY."
  • Some titles given in the table of contents and on the items vary
  • Book consists of an acrylic box 19 x 14 x 7 cm., containing 9 variously sized handmade books and objects, with printed text on two folded leaves. Box is lined with color photocopied images. Box is held closed with an elastic cord loop and plastic bead
  • Foldout unit on historical sites of Brooklyn by Janet Antich consists of collaged photocopied images of historical sites of Brooklyn, folded up to display the construction of and finished image of the Brooklyn Bridge
  • Circular subway guide to Brooklyn by George Change made of 3 clear plastic discs connected in the center by a metal fastener so that the images of subway lines can be rotated and overlaid on top of each other
  • Brooklyn Palimpsest by Matt Knutzen is a booklet ([14] p.) with maps showing Brooklyn in the past and present. Printed on double leaves, binding sewn with red thread
  • Snapshots of Brooklyn from a bike by George Larkins (title on piece is The art of the bicycle ride) consists of 20 accordion folded leaves with b&w photographs of Brooklyn taken from bicycle rides through the borough
  • Earth samplings by Kate Mole is a collection of sedimentary layers from different sites in Brooklyn contained in a glass test tube, sealed at the top with a cork
  • Wear:t, we:art by Minami Moriya contains 2 patterns for making a shirt (front and back). Patterns are folded and sewn into brown cardboard wrappers. Buttons on the front and back of wrappers hold the book closed with a rubber band
  • Ethnic food samplings of Brooklyn by Pete Riesett consists of 4 booklets with painted matchbook style covers. Inside each booklet is a seasoning packet for a recipe printed on the inside covers. The recipes are rice & lentils (Arabic), mandlen (Hebrew), blini (Russian), and curry goat/chicken (West Indian)
  • Statistics of the borough of Brooklyn by Andrea Simkowski (title on piece is Stats) is a vertical accordion folded photocopied book with Brooklyn's 1990 Census statistics
  • Original photographs of Brooklyn settings by Amy Upton contains four b&w photographs in a vellum paper folder
  • Limited to 300 numbered copies, published on the occasion of the exhibition Artist's books, part of the series Working in Brooklyn, held at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, February 3 through April 16, 2000
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Foldout unit on historical sites of Brooklyn / Janet Antich -- Circular subway guide to Brooklyn / George Change -- Brooklyn Palimpsest : a brief & incomplete historical geography of Brooklyn / Matt Knutzen -- Snapshots of Brooklyn from a bike / George Larkins -- Earth samplings : Coney Island, Navy Yard, Greenpoint Cemetery all in Brooklyn / Kate Mole -- Wear:t, we:art / Minami Moriya -- Ethnic food samplings of Brooklyn / Pete Riesett -- Statistics of the borough of Brooklyn / Andrea Simkowski -- Original photographs of Brooklyn settings / Amy Upton
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
10 items in plastic case
Note
  • Clark Library copy: numbered 292.
  • Arts Library has no. 56.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: No. 59/300. Purchase, Brooklyn Museum of Art, 2000
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps, photos.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)44129366
  • ucoclc44129366

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