Hester. Emma. Sonia

Hester. Emma. Sonia
Joni . Annie . Tracy:  A Postmodern Feminist Discourse (in progress, 2021)

This layered narrative highlights three characters from classical literature of the 1850s, written by men with a subtitle of songwriters Joni (Mitchell), Annie (Lennox), and Tracy (Chapman) whose lyrics provide commentary in the marginalia, along with philosophers writings deconstructing the narratives:

The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1850 with English and Latin text from the Malleus …

Mindy Belloff as JCBA’s Artist of the Week

Please view the video of “A Golden Thread: The Minotaur” here:

https://vimeo.com/482586860

Many thanks to John, Eric and Daniel at FAU’s Jaffe Center for their lovely words and honoring me in their Artist of the Week series. From John Cutrone:

JAFFE CENTER for BOOK ARTS
at Florida Atlantic University Libraries , Our curators this week have chosen MINDY BELLOFF of Intima Press as JCBA’s Artist of the Week.
Mindy is

Nathaniel Hawthorne Review of “A Golden Thread”

Many thanks to Richard Kopley for his review, “Hawthorne at the Peabody Essex Museum,” just published in Volume 46 of the Nathaniel Hawthorne Review. Kopley, author of several books and an expert on the writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne, viewed the exhibition The Creative Legacy of Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Phillips Collection, at PEM (September 28, 2019 – March 2020).

He writes, “Belloff’s book is exquisite. Its creation must have been …

CBS This Morning Saturday, July 4, 2020 the Goddard Declaration

CBS This Morning Saturday with reporter Dana Jacobson, did a lovely segment on Mary Katharine Goddard, with historian Martha King, and my re-creation and re-writing of the “Unanimous Declaration of Independence.” Happy Independence Day! 

See link below and here’s hoping for a more equitable Union in 2020:

https://www.cbs.com/shows/cbs-this-morning-saturday/video/Nw2GQTwSP_hH6rxURtex3KqKudeIyu_L/the-little-known-story-of-the-only-woman-who-signed-the-declaration-of-independence/

Social Distancing in the Studio with CBS News

Update: The segment aired this morning, and I am so pleased that Mary Katharine Goddard is getting recognition. Please see the link here:

https://www.cbs.com/shows/cbs-this-morning-saturday/

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.—That to secure these Rights, …

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 …