Chris Lloyd: The Art Student's Vade-Mecum

Chris Lloyd: The Art Student's Vade-Mecum
Library Shelf Location ABC-LLOY
Publication Date 2016

NOTE: THIS ARTIST'S BOOK IS HELD IN BALTIC ARCHIVE NOT THE LIBRARY. Please email or see staff to view this book. 

The Art Student's Vade-Mecum is a handbook for all those wishing to follow a creative career in art and design. Using a 19th century model – titled with the Latin phrase 'vade-mecum' or 'go with me' – it describes a book or thing carried constantly about the person. The contents of this book are some of the basic paraphernalia of the maker of artist's books – encapsulated for all time like primeval insects in amber – representing the ideas and the practice that they represent...the creative tool, the intellectual glue, and the critical or editorial knife.

SOMETHING TO DO WITH ART. refers to a parable by the American artist John Baldessari who recognised the importance of keeping a sharp pencil afor the creative mind...

Extract from Books to Change Your Life by Chris Lloyd

Quantity 1
Format Corregated Card Book
Publisher Kitbooks publishing
Related Artist Chris Lloyd
Categories BALTIC Artists' Book Collection (by appointment), Artists' Books
Language English

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