The Library of Babel.

(Blake, Nayland; John Boskovich et al). Alden, Todd & Paul Holdengräber. 


Exhibition catalogue / artists’ book published in conjunction with a show held from April 6 to May 31, 1991 at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo (NY). Curated by Todd Alden, the exhibition included works by Nayland Blake, John Boskovich, David Carrino, Andrew Masullo, Tim Maul, Maria Porges, Tim Rollins & K.O.S., Cindy Smith, Buzz Spector and Steve Wolfe. It includes the essays ‘The Library of Babel: Books to Infinity’ by Todd Alden and ‘Unpacking Benjamin’s Library: Bibliomania in Dark Times’ by Paul Holdengräber, as well as a checklist, illustrations of works present in the exhibition alongside artists’ biographies.

Buffalo (NY): Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center & Hallwalls Inc., 1991. First edition. (24.1 × 17.8 cm). Softcover. Texts in English. Dos-à-dos binding. Illustrated in b/w throughout. Condition: Fine. Shelf wear to wrappers. Item ID: 1849.

Subjects:Art,20th Century

Formats:Exhibition Catalogues,Artists’ Books

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