This intriguing catalogue was first published in conjunction with the exhibition in NY. It examines the small woven and wrought works Sheila Hicks, an American fiber artist, has produced for the past fifty years. The pages have been cut in such an irregular, textured way that the sides of the book feel like a woven piece themselves. The designer of this book Irma Boom, won the gold medal for “Most Beautiful Book in the World” prize at the Leipzig Book Fair for this book.
4 sets of beautifully designed catalogues from each solo exhibitions by Venezuelan artists and photographer that were held in Galería de Art Nacional; Gladys Meneses, Christian Belpaire, Chales Ventrillón Horber, Asdrúbal Colmenare.
This publication is considered by Álvaro Sotillo to be his first completed assignment as a book designer, and still it won the honorable mention as the Most Beautiful Books in the World Award at Leipzig in 1975.
The book groups the great work of Gerd Leufert’s and Álvaro Sotillo’s designs, earned the Goldene Letter in Leipzig as the most beautiful book in 1985. If you are an admirer of object-books and world graphic design, this is definitely, a great example to have. Photographs by Paolo Gasparini.