Carol Barton Collection

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Carol Barton Collection


artists' books, pop-up books


This is the collection of artists' and pop-up books donated to JMU Special Collections by artist Carol Barton.


JMU Special Collections

Collection Items

The Book of Neglects I: Highlights of a Week
Number 6 of 350.
Drawing paper with tooth; Text typeset and printed heidelberg KORS offset press; Days of the week printed in halftone, all other text is in dark blue ink; Pop-up elements in blue, yellow, green and pink; Signed by the artist in…

The Disagreeable Ghost
Flutter book; Screen printed on printmaking paper, possibly Stonehenge; Cover made with yellow card stock; Imagery of a story of a ghost in a city; Reverse accordion imagery of she loves me she loves me not flower; Printed in blue, red, black and…

In & Out: A Marble Book
Marble raceway patented September 9, 1980 by Raymond Crawford, design no. 256,811 (Information from "Books & Bookends: Sculptural Approaches, 1989-1991 Traveling Exhibition by Carol Barton and Henry Barrow.)

Everything is 6 Times Lighter on the Moon
Unbound stack; Cube shape; Semi-gloss clay coated paper; Luan board covers; Black text and color photography; Multiligual; Sealed with a thumbprint in black ink.

The Story of Little Goose
Number 15 of 100.

On the Line
Edition 84/125

The New Day
One of 25.
Concertina; Color lithography; Cutouts; Watercolor printed on clay color cardstock.

Absolutely Incomprehensible
Flip Book; black and white letterpress halftone; photoanimation of moving lips.
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