At a time when the notion of the book is challenged by the advent of the screen and computer, this exhibition aims to show the extraordinary ways in which the book has been treated by leading artists of today and the recent past. Featuring iconic works which established the genre of the livre d’artiste after the Second World War, alongside works from artists best known for work in other media.
Victoria & Albert Museum
Seen together, these artists’ books show a truly astonishing inventiveness, many on display to the public for the first time. Artists range from Matisse, Picasso and Braque to Anselm Kiefer, Anish Kapoor and Georg Baselitz.