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Counting on Chance: 25 Years of Artist's Books by Robin Price, Publisher

Friday March 26, 2010 - Sunday May 23, 2010
Counting on Chance: 25 Years of Artist's Books by Robin Price, PublisherRobin Price (American, born 1962), 43, According to Robin Price, with Annotated Bibliography,ca. 2008, artist's book, © Copyright Robin Price (photo: M. Morosse)

Book artist and fine press printer Robin Price combines the highest levels of aesthetics, craftsmanship, and technique with risk-taking in her complex, exquisite books. Internationally known and based in Middletown, she embraces chance and collaboration in her art, allowing the unexpected to enter into both the creative process and the finished pieces.

This 25-year career retrospective exhibition celebrated Price's work from her beginnings as a strongly feminist printer, through her fine-press work in traditional formats and her most recent art, which is intensely collaborative and incorporates chance.

A catalogue raisonné of Price's work, also titled Counting on Chanceaccompanied the exhibition. All 2009-2010 members of the Friends of the Davison Art Center received this publication. It also is available for purchase.

Related Events

Chance and the Artist's Book (Thank You, John Cage)
Opening Lecture by Robin Price
Thursday 25 March, 5:30 P.M., CFA Hall
Followed by a reception at the Davison Art Center
Sponsored by the Friends of the Wesleyan Library and Friends of the Davison Art Center
Open to the public free of charge

There also were related Friends of the Davison Art Center events.

Related Exhibition

Inspiration and Effect: The Influences and Students of Robin Price
Friday 26 March - Monday 14 June
Olin Library
Curated by Suzy Taraba, Head of Special Collections and University Archivist
Organized in conjunction with the Davison Art Center exhibitionCounting on Chance, this exhibition at Olin Library highlighted the work of artists and printers who have studied with Robin Price.