Now Available: “The World as Text” Exhibition Catalog


The Center for Book and Paper Arts is pleased to announce the publication of a full color catalog to accompany the recent exhibition and temporary reading room The World as Text. With full color images of the exhibition and a detailed checklist of artists’ books, the catalog features an introduction by Jessica Cochran, the Center’s Curator of Exhibitions and Programs, as well as an essay by artist and writer Dan Wang.


The catalog also features a project statement by artist, designer and builder John Preus, who led a team of students in the design and construction of The World as Text in a two week design charrette.


To order the catalog, simply email book& or call 312.369.6630. It is also available for free download on our Lulu page.

The catalog was designed by Abigail Friedman, Senior Graphic Designer at Columbia College Chicago.