THE ART OF BOOKS & SMALL PRINT PUBLICATIONS

This is a blog on artist books, artist notebooks, magazines, poetry editions and other small print publications. Like FRIOUR is the Icelandic word for peace, BOKLIST are the Icelandic words for book (bok) and art (list). This is also a group blog in which those who are invited can upload their own books and/or comments.

Wednesday, September 14, 2005

RUBBER SOUL

A book edition on the techniques and use of rubber stamp carving in mail art.

Written by Sandra Mizumoto Posey, published by the University Press of Mississippi in 1996.

Size: 20,5 X 20,5 cm

Pages: 76

On the cover: a rubber stamp DADA sculpture made by Picasso Gaglione and mailed from San Francisco to Dallas. Gaglione run a rubberstamp factory which I visited twice. He moved afterwards to Chicago.

An interesting weblink if you are into rubberstamp carving is: http://www.rsmadness.com/aboutrsm.html

Rubberstampmadness is also a magazine that explores the medium and its many results since 2 decades. (GV)

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