Social Distancing in the Studio with CBS News

Friday‘s socially distancing film shoot w/CBS at the Studio. Tune into CBS This Morning Saturday, July 4th, 7-9am, for Dana Jacobson’s interview with Mindy Belloff and others on Mary Katharine Goddard and The Unanimous Declaration of Independence. #intimapress

 

We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all People are created equal . . .

Stand up for your rights!
I printed the rewritten, inclusive edition of the Goddard Declaration of Independence on July 4, 2010, changing “Men” to “People” in two places in the document:

“We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all People are created equal, 
that they are endowed by their CREATOR with certain unalienable Rights, 
that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”

Whether the initial intention …

Fine Books & Collections Magazine

Published today about A Golden Thread: The Minotaur – A Contemporary Illumination – a lovely post on the Fine Books & Collections blog. Intima Press Produces Illuminated Letterpress Edition of a Hawthorne Classic By Barbara Basbanes Richter on March 20, 2020: And now, a post totally unrelated to coronavirus, because we need to remember the beautiful things that light up our world:  Nathaniel Hawthorne’s story “The Minotaur,” first appeared in

FPBA Judged among the best in show

 

 

 

 

 

 

Many thanks to the judges, the Fine Press Book Association, friends and colleagues for their enthusiastic support at the Fair yesterday. I am so pleased to have received this award for “A Golden Thread: The Minotaur.”  #intimapress

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Manhattan Fine Press Book Fair March 7, 2020

See the newest design binding of A Golden Thread: The Minotaur exquisitely bound by Peter Geraty: at the 7th Annual MANHATTAN FINE PRESS BOOK FAIR during
NEW YORK CITY RARE BOOK WEEK
Saturday, March 7, 2020
One Day Only – 10am-5pm
At: 869 Lexington Avenue (Church of St. Vincent Ferrer) at East 66th Street (down the block from the Armory show)

A Golden Thread at the Peabody Essex Museum through March 29, 2020

A Golden Thread: The Minotaur, prominently featured in PEM’s first gallery devoted to the Phillips Library Collection in “The Creative Legacy of Nathaniel Hawthorne” is on view from September 28, 2019 to March 29, 2020.

PEM’s Phillips Library’s recent acquisition of Mindy Belloff’s A Golden Thread, a contemporary reinterpretation of Hawthorne’s short story The Minotaur, considers the links between past and present, visual and verbal, and how artists have drawn …

“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 …

Codex Book Fair 2017

The Codex Book Fair is one month away. I’ve been hard at work in 2016, continuing the design and printing of “A Golden Thread,” a new Contemporary Illumination edition featuring the story of “The Minotaur” by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

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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: …