“A Golden Thread: The Minotaur”

Written by Mindy Belloff, published on the Boxcar Press Blog September 2018:

As a book artist, letterpress printer, and educator, I have sent a wide variety of digital designs of artwork, student work, and job work for plate making. A few years ago, as a new livre d’artiste was in the works, Boxcar took notice of the beginning of the work. As I firmed up designs and sent a flurry

In the garden of earthly delights

Unique copper plate intaglio prints with hand painting, size approx 10 x 8, 2016, inspired by Hieronymus Bosch’s “Garden of Earthly Delights” painting.
A selection of eleven prints from the editioned book are available for individual sale.  In the printmaking process, inks were applied in a painterly manner, from drawn and etched open bite copper plates.  Each intaglio print was then hand painted by the artist, Mindy Belloff.  The etchings …

A Golden Thread

A Golden Thread: The Minotaur – A Contemporary Illumination
Mindy Belloff, artist, designer, printer, and publisher.
Text The Minotaur short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne from Tanglewood Tales, 1853. Additional text includes quotes of Carl Jung and text from Lorem Ipsum.
Edition of 32 standard in quarter leather and 8 deluxe design bindings, all with 23-karat gilt edges, one hundred original drawings and two hundred press runs; 14.75 x 11 …

A Contemporary Illumination

Get a sneak peak of the newest edition in progress from Intima Press at the
3rd Annual MANHATTAN FINE PRESS BOOK FAIR this
Saturday,
April 9, 2016, from 10am to 6pm
869 Lexington Avenue (Church of St. Vincent Ferrer)
at East 66th Street (down the block from the Armory show)
over 40 fine presses will be exhibiting their books

I have been working on “A Golden Thread” featuring text …

University of Pennsylvania Libraries: The Art of the Book Symposium

The exhibition, “Across the Spectrum: Color in American Fine and Private Press Books, 1890-2015is open and the Symposium looks exciting. Below is the schedule for this Friday & Saturday:

Friday, February 26, 2016, 5:30-7:30pm
Welcome and Introduction: William Noel, Director, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts; Symposium Keynote: Mark Dimunation, Chief of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress; Looking Differently: …

Save the Date Exhibition & Symposium

Save the date February 26 & 27 for “Across the Spectrum: Color in American Fine and Private Press Books, 1890-2015” exhibition at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries.  The fine press edition from Intima Press, In the Garden of Earthly Delights will be on display.  Join us for the Symposium: “The Art of the Book: Fine Printing in North America in the 21st Century.”  Mindy Belloff will be presenting in Session …

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Musings on Ampersands …

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Intaglio prints from the Bosch series on exhibit Fall 2015

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A few from 2015

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Letterpress Business Consult

Very informative consult and tutorial this week with Johane, in from Haiti, and her sister Jovanie who traveled in from Italy to learn about letterpress printing with Mindy Belloff, as they begin their new business venture!

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Manhattan Book Fair this Saturday, April 11, 2015

The final binding is now complete of our new edition, “In the Garden of Earthly Delights” inspired by Hieronymus Bosch’s three-panel painting of the 15th century.  Eleven fine viscosity etchings with handpainting, design, and printing by Mindy Belloff of Intima Press.  Poets:  I. Amy Lemmon, II. Steven Gentile, III. Rich Turnbull.  Quarter-bound in buffalo skin with leather onlays by Celine Lombardi.  Edition very limited to 12.  Come have a look …