Hester. Emma. Sonia
A Postmodern Feminist Discourse
Artist, designer, printer, publisher, Mindy Belloff
Ed. 30, 7.25 x 10; 294-pages, for release Autumn 2021.
This edition presents a feminist reading of three female characters: Hester Prynne, Emma Bovary, and Sonia Marmeladov, from 19th-century literature authored by men: Nathaniel Hawthorne, Gustave Flaubert, and Fyodor Dostoevsky. The subtext “Joni . Annie . Tracy,” highlights contemporary singer-songwriters Joni Mitchell, Annie Lennox, Tracy Chapman and …
Please view the video of “A Golden Thread: The Minotaur” here:
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.
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 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:
Update: The segment aired this morning, and I am so pleased that Mary Katharine Goddard is getting recognition. Please see the link here:
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
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, …
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: 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 …