An artist’s book is a piece of artwork manifested in book form. This gallery represents some of the over 300 artists’ books housed at the MassArt Library. Among the artists represented in our collection are Robert Rauschenberg, Ed Ruscha, Sol Lewitt, Andy Warhol, Allan Kaprow, Bruce Nauman, Michael Kirby, Robert Smithson, Christo, Angela Lorenz, Tamara Oppenheimer, Laura Davidson, Stephanie Stigliano, Julie Chen, and Laurie Anderson. All are available to view in person at the Library.
The terms used to tag these books were taken from the Artists’ Book Thesaurus developed by ArLIS/NA and the Art and Architecture Thesaurus from The Getty Research Institute.