About upcoming commissions exhibitions bibliography portfolio 2004 2005 20062007 20082009 20102011 201220 20142015 2017 2018. Jan 4, 2014 cara barer is an internationally recognized houston based photographer. Book art book editing takes on a whole new meaning the recent ny art book fair, and weeks fall books issue of the magazine, had me. Oct 05, 2006 dont be mistaken, this is neither a long read or an indepth study of mixology. Age of empires iii collectors edition art book age of empires iii collectors edition art book. Curated by michelle tillou at the springbreak art show ny this years theme is in excess. January arja valimaki and donald keys present coastal life meri elama 8 jan 2 feb. Written by laura gonzalez cara barer s book project has a lot to do with chance and experimentation.
Free high resolution photos for your personal and even commercial projects. She is a graduate of the art institute of houston, the university of houston and the glassell school of art. Available for sale from klompching gallery, cara barer, americas 2015, archival pigment print, 48. Join us in the evening at our revive at five happy hour for some light bites and beverages. Theres a terrace and guests can use free wifi and free private parking.
Its all about process art with kids, and the deeper value of creativity. Cara barer s inspiration started when she saw a rainsoaked yellow pages lying on the ground. After photographing that abandoned book, i realized that i owned many books that were no longer of use to me, or anyone else. American born artist cara barer trained at the glassell school of art and the san francisco art institute. At the same time, it is not just a recipe book without a soul. Butterfly 2 2006 fine art photographer cara barer transforms old books into complex works of art, breathing new life and purpose into objects that would ordinarily collect dust or be discarded. See more ideas about book sculpture, book art and sculpture.
Cara barer artwork presented by foster white gallery, seattle. Phaidon is an international publisher of books on art, photography, architecture, design, travel. The book as an art form artists books libguides at. Archival digital prints free delivery possible on eligible purchases.
They are eccentric, rock n roll loving artists, who are more than a little insane. Cara barer a random encounter with the houston yellow pages on drew street was the initial inspiration for this project. She realized she owned many books that were no longer of use to her or to anyone else. This delightful book showcases dutch masterpieces of the seventeenth century, as featured in the national gallery. Whether youre enjoying one of our flatbreads as a pickmeup or grabbing a drink before starting a night on the town, youll be able to see and be seen at the art bar. Doug beube, alex queral, jacqueline rush lee, mike stilkey, jim rosenau, guy laramee, cara barer, robert the, brian dettmer and mary ellen bartley. Available for sale from bauxi gallery, cara barer, coloring book 2018, archival pigment print mounted on archival substrate, framed in black with plexig. Meet sean, former gm for the largest fitness chain in the u. Ill also be commenting on other art and photography i find interesting. Timeline 1956 born in freeport, tx 19761979 brazosport jr.
Cara barer photography book sculpture, book photography, paper. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. I share my home in connecticut with my husband, three children, and shedding labradoodle. The artbar studio group events and private parties. From there she began her practice and dove into the search for books as well alternate. Art made from books is the definitive guide to this compelling art form, showcasing groundbreaking work by todays most showstopping practitioners. Asian video art from over artists including samson young, chen tianzhuo, tromarama and korakrit arunanondchai will take over hong kongs nightlife scene. Cara barer, book artist, took a simple and elegant idea and produced these wondeful photograhs. Jackson the wild and colorful pages of old books are the medium of choice for artist cara barer, whose literary sculptures encompass fine art, photography, design and creative innovation. Iconic sculptures and installations made from books pg. And what has to be mastered in order to achieve the drawings you want.
The growing popularity of e books has some people wondering if traditional paper books will become obsolete entirely, but these book art projects prove that they are suited to plenty of. Incredible book art by cara barer from texas amazing ezone. I am an artist using photography, paper, books, paint and anything else i might need to create my art. The outdated publications serve as materials and subjects for the houstonbased artists ongoing series of works. Cara barer coloring book 2 2018 available for sale. In november 2012, the bakersfield museum of art exhibited out of print. Jul 23, 2015 an exhibition of the work of cara barer, who transforms books into sculpture and documents her work through photographs. American, born 1956, lives and works in houston, tx i transform books into art by sculpting them, dyeing them and then through the medium of photography presenting them anew as objects of beauty, says barer, who uses curling irons and water to manipulate outdated, abandoned and obsolete books before immortalizing with her camera. Photographer cara barer has been working on a beautiful book art series since 2004. Artspace is independent from the buyers and sellers that participate in the artspace auctions and no agency, partnership, joint venture, employeeemployer or franchiserfranchisee or fiduciary relationship is intended or. Beautiful sculptural photography made from old books cara barer. The book as art object ron hogan points to two recently published books featuring the book photographs of cara barer on the dust jacket.
Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. We hope you can join us on the first thursday of the month at 5. National gallery books books published by the national gallery. Shop for bar art from the worlds greatest living artists. A random encounter with an old phone book was the primary inspiration and after that, more than seven years ago, she began the search for more books and methods to change their appearance. Age of empires iii collectors edition art book on behance.
Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. Cara barer coloring book 2018 available for sale artsy. Cara barers books trendland online magazine curating. Texas based photographer cara barer puts a new meaning in book art through her colorful sculptures out of discarded phone books, computer manuals, maps and the like that she transforms and then photographs. Find a wide collection of bar pictures and bar art on. Now living in texas she uses old phone books, computer. Incredibly beautiful book art of cara barer strictlypaper. Dictionary aka pz 72 by cara barer susan spiritus gallery. Ten contemporary artists, some of whose works have been bookmarked here, participated. Cara barer is well known for her book sculptures, book photography, and paper sculptures. Cara barer visually documents the way in which society has come to retrieve information by changing a common reference book into a work of sculpture and photographing the outcome. College 19801981 university of houston, studies in photography, art history 1987 art institute of houston, associate degree in fashion marketing. This softcover, perfect bound catalog features 25 images from the june 28 august 9, 2014 exhibition. Maps, encyclopedias, phone books, and old computer manuals are more than just obsolete sources of information for fine art photographer cara barer.
In 2020 the art bar presents dual exhibitions by wonderful local and international artists. Cara barer i transform books into art by sculpting them, dyeing them and then through the medium of photography presenting them anew as objects of beauty. Barer adjusts and molds the pages of old books to create a series of pieces that represent a variety of objects and themes that stand out from an top view perspective against a solid black background. Cara barer fine art photography, photography services. Phone books, software manuals, reference books, and other obsolete and discarded books find their way into her work. I transform books into art by sculpting them, dyeing them and then through the medium of photography presenting them anew as objects of beauty. Artist cara barer transforms books into elaborate sculptures using dye and then photographs them anew.
Cara barer is an american photographer known for her images of book sculptures. Select an experience below to learn more about our offerings as well as some photographs from our previous sessions. Enjoy screenings, performances and oneoff bar promotions across 11 of the citys hottest venues, including duddells, shore, the pawn, tartine, cobo house and more. Their size, type of paper and sometimes contents guide her work. In her experimentation with curling irons, clothes pins and water, barer transforms volumes of irrelevant and outdated information into coiled, crumpled objects of. All bar artwork ships within 48 hours and includes a 30day moneyback guarantee. Says barer, no important books have been injured during the making of any of these photographs. Cara barer coloring book 1 2018 available for sale.
Barer adjusts and molds the pages of old books to create a. Cara barer, new work hulsewarman gallery, taos, nm s information revisited encyclopedia britannica project, belskie museum of art and science, closter, nj g unbound. Cara barer s photographs of splayed out, crumpled, and folded book pages reinvent the object as an abstract and infinitely varied form. Cara barer s inspiration came when she saw a rainsoaked yellow pages lying on the ground. A short survey of book art bedford art center, san francisco, ca g. Barer has been represented in numerous exhibitions across the u. Available for sale from bauxi gallery, cara barer, coloring book 2 2018, archival pigment print mounted on archival substrate, framed in black with plex. In barers latest work, the artists own creations books bound with sheet. Designed for cpa by takigawa design, the book also includes statements from the artists, cara barer and mary ellen bartley.
The wild and colorful pages of old books are the medium of choice for artist cara barer, whose literary sculptures encompass fine art, photography, design and creative innovation. The art bar offers numerous experiences specifically designed to maximize fun and enjoyment for amateurs, artists, adults, kids, and everyone in between. Here they are for you, so make something awesome out of them. Community art program ucar center for science education. Both ebooks, 140 pages of creative art lessons, art practice advice, and practical tips. Dream tree started off as a novel titled enigma while blue butterfly was, in its previous life, an ordinary yellow pages.
Find the latest shows, biography, and artworks for sale by cara barer. Barer adjusts and molds the pages of old books to create a series of pieces that. Cara barer photography book sculpture, book photography. A national exhibition of book art, bedford gallery, walnut creek, ca tesserae fotofest 2010, design works gallery, galveston, tx. Look through an array of options including wine prints, vintage posters, vineyards, cocktail prints, pub prints, and many more. I believe that a few simple art materials, a table, and a parent or teacher who is willing to let go of expectations, is all that a child needs to flourish into a lifelong creative thinker. The hotel has some rooms that feature a patio and lake view, and all rooms include a private bathroom and a closet. She photographed its intricately bent pages and soon began the search for more books, and more methods to change their appearance. Cara barer cara barer is a texasborn and raised artist whose art uses books distorted in various ways that make them unrecognizable. Cara barer s book project has a lot to do with chance and experimentation. For the print that you choose to make your own, offers canvas and framing options. Apr 27, 2012 incredibly beautiful book art of cara barer posted on april 27, 2012 by jasmine texas based photographer cara barer puts a new meaning in book art through her colorful sculptures out of discarded phone books, computer manuals, maps and the like that she transforms and then photographs. See more ideas about sculpture, book sculpture and book art. We are representing artists in a cross section of genres, styles and mediums.
Each year, hundreds of artists from the rocky mountain region, and beyond, participate in the jury process from which artists are selected for individual and group exhibitions. Jan 27, 2020 for over 50 years the ncar community art program has presented art exhibitions by a range of regional artists at the ncar mesa laboratory in boulder, co. The national gallery company publishes a wide selection of beautifully produced books from the gallerys collection and exhibitions. Cara barer is a texas based photographer uses old phone books, computer manuals, maps and comic books to create hypnotic sculptures and then she photographs them.
Showing that a book s appearance can be as diverse as its content, these images capture both the intimacy and vulnerability of the printed page. Browse original artwork of nazar harran on our official broadmoorgalleries. Fine art photographer cara barer has created two new beautiful book sculptures. Fine art photographer cara barers book sculptures photos. Artspace may make available the artspace auctions where sellers may offer goods for sale by auction to the highest bidder. The houston fine art fair will be opening this coming thursday night at 7. Choose your favorite bar designs and purchase them as wall art, home decor, phone cases, tote bags, and more.
See uptodate pricelists and view recent announcements for this location. Bibliography cara barer photography book sculpture. From su blackwells whimsical popup landscapes to the stacked book sculptures of kylie stillman, each portfolio celebrates the incredible creative diversity of. Everything you need to lead your children through an engaging art practice that builds skills and creativity.
In doing so, she is able to coax new meaning where there was only typeset text before. She soaks, dyes, folds, and otherwise alters the books in various ways for the final effect. Cara barer photographs outdated, abandoned and obsolete books but only after transforming them into sculptural objects. Coiled and crumpled, they segue into a considered commentary on the changing role of libraries, societys relationship with how it accesses and values knowledge, and in a technologically. Sep 04, 2012 photographer cara barer has been working on a beautiful book art series since 2004.49 52 971 254 905 994 1393 709 1136 1257 1132 389 877 461 1497 739 1602 184 165 120 962 1020 1482 1144 903 559 190 406 1022 992 463 826 505 399 50 950 89 1183 333 56 1473