The University of Arizona Museum of Art and Archive of Visual Arts

Sculptural Desire: Memory and Desire

Claire Satin  Waterbook II: il Libro d' Acqua, 2009

March 12 – June 13, 2010

This exhibition of sculptural books contains works that relate to books as both physical and emotional objects. Books can be beautiful packages that are collected for just that; but books are also the keepers of stories — and as such record memories, dreams, desires and fantasies.

Participating Artists:

  • Todd Christensen
  • Margot Ecke
  • Conrad Gleber
  • Heather Green
  • Nadia Hlibka
  • Yuko Ishii
  • Tomiko Jones
  • Maria Lee
  • Carolyn Leigh
  • Ellen McMahon
  • Sue O’Donnell
  • Claire Satin
  • Nancy Solomon
  • Margaret Suchland
  • Alice M. Vinson
  • Laura Wait
  • Beata Wehr
  • Karen Wirth
  • Phil Zimmerman

Download the exhibition announcement postcard

Panel Discussion: Sculptural Books

Panelists Heather Green (Adjunct Professor, Pima Community College & Adjunct Assistant Professor, UA School of Art), Nancy Solomon (Nancy Solomon Studio) and Phil Zimmerman (Assistant Professor, UA School of Art) will discuss aspects of the book as a physical, sculptural object.

Tuesday April 27th at 4:00pm in the UAMA galleries. 

Moderated by UAMA Curator Lauren Rabb.

Related exhibition:

Love and/or Terror: A Book Arts Exhibition and Symposium

August 3, 2003 – September 21, 2003

note: the online exhibition is an external site

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