Document Type

Article

Date

Spring 1987

Embargo Period

3-22-2011

Keywords

Syracuse University Special Collections, Perishable Press, bookbinding, Walter Hamady

Language

English

Disciplines

American Material Culture | Library and Information Science | Modern Literature

Description/Abstract

When art and meaning come together so effectively, when craft and purpose meld so well, something precious emerges. Of the many one-of-a-kind things in the world, few have a memorable identity. In the work of Walter Hamady the art of bookmaking explores new terrain. The finished product is not a candidate for the museum or the gallery. It holds something for the eye and the mind both, something that was created by human hands to be held by human hands. Often beautiful, always different and provocative, the books of the Perishable Press are durable reminders of the creative spirit at work and play—thriving against the odds.

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