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2 edition of exhibition of books designed by Merle Armitage. found in the catalog.

exhibition of books designed by Merle Armitage.

University of Texas. Humanities Research Center

exhibition of books designed by Merle Armitage.

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Published in Austin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Armitage, Merle, 1893-,
  • Printing -- Exhibitions.

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    Statement[Text by Merle Armitage]
    GenreExhibitions.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ121 .T36
    The Physical Object
    Paginationunpaged.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5902197M
    LC Control Number63063702
    OCLC/WorldCa1806845

      A exhibition at Columbia University Library, Ernst Reichl: Wide Awake Typographer, was organized by 12 themes. Professor Emeritus of Graphic Design Martha Scotford, of North Carolina State University, was the curator. From Scotford’s biography: Reichl (–) was a German-American book designer, active and pro.   Richard Hendel is a true dignitary in the world of book design. His work has won nearly every possible award, including from the Association of . Rabbit Hunter depicts a landscape scene with a hunter and his dog at center. Watercolor on Paper, under glass, 32" l x 24"h overall, sight 29"l x 21"h, circa s. Russell Cowles, American Painter (): In , Russell Cowles was featured in the 2nd Annual San Francisco Art Association Watercolor Exhibition at what is now the SFMOMA (previously known as SF Museum of Art); from July 1.


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exhibition of books designed by Merle Armitage. by University of Texas. Humanities Research Center Download PDF EPUB FB2

"The catalogue provides a complete list of books designed by Merle Armitage up to the time of the exhibition, May "--Title page verso. copies. Text by Merle Armitage. Credits: Designer, Kim Taylor.

Description: 1 volume (unpaged): illustrations ; 19 x 21 cm: Other Titles: Merle Armitage, book. AN EXHIBITION OF THE BOOKS DESIGNED AND WRITTEN OR EDITED BY MERLE ARMITAGE. 17 August - 19 September, Detroit Public Library. With the Cooperation of the Detroit Group of the American Institute of Graphic Arts.

(Catalog). [Merle). (Armitage] on *FREE* shipping on. Exhibition of the books designed and written or edited by Merle Armitage, 17 August September,Detroit Public Library, with the co-operation of the Detroit group of the American institute of graphic arts. [Detroit ] (OCoLC) Named Person: Merle Armitage; Merle Armitage: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. Merle Armitage, Hartley Burr Alexander. Dalzell Hatfield, - 28 pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

We haven't found any reviews in. Only edition, based on an exhibition of Merle Armitage books at the Lilienfeld Gallery. Marks p ARMITAGE, Merle.

FIT FOR A KING The Merle Armitage Book of Food. Drawings by Elise. New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 8vo, (xii),(3)pp, illustrated throughout text.

Laid in are an original clipping from the December 2nd issue of "New Yorker" with a review of a subsequent Brancusi exhibition at the Brummer Gallery by Lewis Mumford. From the library of famed modernist book designer Merle Armitage.

With the stamp of Pierre Bergé's collection. Hard Cover. Condition: Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Fully illustrated with more than B&W photos.

Red and blue cloth-covered boards with silver lettering on the spine. Red and blue illustrated endpapers. Book also designed by Merle Armitage. Very light edge wear. The jacket is slightly darkened, and is chipped at the edges.

Book design is the art of incorporating the content, style, format, design, and sequence of the various components and elements of a book into a coherent whole.

In the words of the renowned typographer Jan Tschichold (), book design, "though largely forgotten today, [relies upon] methods and rules upon which it is impossible to improve, [and which] have been developed over.

However, a small number of American typographers and designers, such as William Addison DWIGGINS, S. JACOBS, Merle ARMITAGE, and Lester BEALL, recognized the value of the new ideas, and modernism slowly gained ground in book design, editorial design for fashion and business magazines catering to affluent audiences, and promotional and.

Twelve volumes by, designed by, and/or with contributions by Merle Armitage, all related to music or dance, six of them inscribed by Armitage (Armitage, Merle) Merle Armitage designs books on Music: Various dates $ - $ The Merle Armitage Literary File consists of approximately photographs, many of which are images of books written, edited, and/or designed by Armitage.

Also included are portraits of Armitage and various other people, as well as views of the Grand Canyon and various places in Europe. In addition, there are numerous images of petroglyphs, as well as some pertaining to the Atchison, Topeka. Designed by Merle Armitage--Exhibition on view through Feb 1, On view through February 1 at Honnold/Mudd Library are books from the special collections at Honnold and Denison libraries designed by avant-garde book designer Merle Armitage (.

Merle Armitage was an American author, publisher, book designer, graphic artist, and impresario. The collection contains an assortment of correspondence, books, some published by his Manzanita Press, typescripts of books and short stories, advertisements, illustrations, clippings, photographs and photographic plates, articles, speeches, catalogs, and miscellaneous original art work.

Featured in the exhibition is Merle Armitage's Art Deco designed cookbook "Fit for a King: The Merle Armitage Book of Food." Armitage was a jack of many trades; in addition to being a theater impresario (he founded the Los Angeles Grand Opera Assn.

and later managed the Philharmonic Auditorium), he was also an avant-garde book designer. Mentions books designed by Merle Armitage. Series 3. Book and Ephemera Design Scope and Content Note This series contains materials related to book and ephemera design by Merle Armitage.

Book layouts, pamphlets, announcements, keepsakes, Christmas greetings, and other items designed by Merle Armitage are included. Overview Collection Information. Size: Transcript: 28 pages. Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape atted in as 1 digital wav file.

Duration is 48 min. Summary: An interview of Merle Armitage conducted February 6, by Sylvia Loomis, for the Archives of American Art. Armitage speaks of his role as Public Works of Art Project regional chairman of Southern California.

Merle Armitage, who designed this work, wrote a short section on Shore’s work, and inscribed this copy, was a well-known impresario who took up book authorship and design as a hobby on the road.

Over time, he became quite famous for his contribution to book arts and this, one of his earliest and rarest works, is considered to be quite desirable.

Fit for a King: The Merle Armitage Book of Food. Author: ARMITAGE, Merle, Louis Untermeyer, Marie Beynon Ray, Bob Davis, Crosby Gaige, Frank Conroy, Elsa Armitage, Abbe Ernest Dimnet, Elise, and Edward Weston Title: Fit for a King: The Merle Armitage Book of Food Publication: New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce Publishers, Description: Second Rating: % positive.

Jacobs, Merle Armitage, and Lester Beall, recognized the value of the new ideas, and modernism slowly gained ground in book design, editorial design for fashion and business magazines catering to affluent audiences, and promotional and corporate graphics.

By the s, modernist European design had become a significant influence in America. Meet the Manhattan Rare-Book Dealer with a Passion for Modern Art. For more than four decades, Peter Kraus, of Ursus Books, has delighted connoisseurs with.

The sources for this essay include the entry on “Merle Armitage” in The National Cyclopedia of American Biography (New York: James T.

White & Co., ); the Armitage entry by Richard Hendel in J.A. Garraty and M.C. Carnes, eds., American National Biography (New York: Oxford University Press, ); Jay Satterfield, “Merle Armitage: Accent on Taste” in Books at Iowa (Iowa City.

Martha Graham. Los Angeles: Merle Armitage, Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Edited and with a Foreword by Mere Armitage. Articles by John Martin, Lincoln Kirstein, Evangeline Stokowski, Stark Young, Wallingford Riegger, Edith J.R. Isaacs, Roy Hargrave, Hames Johnson Sweeney, Goerge Antheil, Margaret Lloyd, Louis Danz, and Martha Graham.

Inscribed By Armitage To His Friend And Illustrator Pasquale Giovanni Napolitano, About Whom He Wrote A Book In"My Second Book - For Napolitano Merle Armitage". Book Is Fine, No Wear Or Discoloration, In A Fine, Undamaged Plain Folded Tissue Dj (Albeit A Little Wrinkled), Within The Publisher's Black Slipcase, Somewhat Worn And Now Open.

Morengo Valley, California: Sagebrush Press, First Edition. Quarto. Item # Limited edition of copies. The present copy is number 59 1 pp.

This was Purcell's work in honor of Merle Armitage whose book designs using southwestern motifs which were incorporated whether he was writing on Stravinsky, George Gershwin, Martha Graham or Schoenberg. Bohemian Modern Barbara Bestor. From the an Modern explores the unique structural and interior designs that have put California's ultra-chic Silver Lake neighborhood at the forefront of a new style phenomenon there is no limit to the creativity and beauty of Silver Lake style.

Both modern and classic, refreshing and inviting, Bohemian Modern will delight readers with its. NEW BOOKS ON ART Two Men and Their Books The publication a few months ago of a book on Millard Sheets, the progressive young painter from California, served among other things as a pleasant reminder of the continued activity of one of the best col laborative teams in the book arts, Merle Armitage and Lynton R.

Kistler. For several. Books for Our Time ed. Marshall Lee (New York: Oxford University Press)—showcased work by Merle Armitage, S.A. Jacobs, Marshall Lee, Paul Rand, Alvin Lustig, Herbert Bayer et al; one of the most important documents on 20th century American book design.

• Medalist: Harry L. Gage, educator/vice president of Mergenthaler Linotype Company. WITH FOUR FULL-PAGE PHOTOGRAVURES BY EDWARD WESTON, SCARCE FIRST EDITION OF MERLE ARMITAGE’S FIT FOR A KING (WESTON, Edward) ARMITAGE, Merle.

Fit for a King. The Merle Armitage Book of Food. Edited by Ramiel McGehee. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (). Square quarto, original black cloth.

He got a distribtuion deal through Duell, Sloan And Pearce, designed the book himself, had Henry write an epilogue and Edwin Corle write an intro about Henry. The first edition sold out within a year, and Henry was forwarded another $1, in profits. At right, the cover page of the first Japanese edition, with a "black sun" design by Armitage.

New York: E. Weyhe, Publisher, First edition. Hardcover. First printing. The first monograph on Brett, the second son of legendary photographer Edward Weston. Text and book design by Merle Armitage.

A collection of 28 black and white images. Laid in errata slip. A very good plus copy with bumping to the top of the spine and a few small spots to the foredge in a very good plus dust jacket.

Among other gifts was a cash contribution from Merle Armitage, an Iowa-born book designer, civil engineer, set designer, concert promoter, gourmet cook, art collector, and author. Armitage was living in California then, and soon after, when he visited Miller’s home for the first time, he described his own profession as that of an “impresario.".

Merle Armitage; A RENDEZVOUS WITH THE BOOK. Armitage, Merle. Brooklyn: George McKibbin & Son, 8vo. cloth. 30 pages.

Price: $ other currencies. Order Nr. Add to Cart Ask a Question. First edition. Discussion of book design accompanied by illustrations. Read More THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TYPE AND ILLUSTRATION IN BOOKS AND BOOK. "Merle Armitage (–), one of America's leading advocates of modern culture, collected with the same zest he demonstrated in other aspects of his remarkable life.

An avant-garde book designer, he also was the local administrator of various federal art projects and one of the country's most successful theater impresarios.

Book design was one of Merle Armitage's () several careers, the one for which he is best known today. This is one of his earliest and least common pieces. Also available at the Rocky Mountain Book and Paper Fair will be Armitage's book "Warren Newcombe" (New York: W.

Weyhe, ). Merle ll York: Alfred A. Knopf. 72pp. Scott R. Ferris; Ellen ll Kent's ForgottenME: Down East Books. Merle Armitage died Ma From the description of Merle Armitage collection, (University of California, Los Angeles).

WorldCat record id: Merle Armitage was born in in Mason City, Iowa. He worked in New York City and Los Angeles, Calif. InArmitage began to write, design, and produce books. Among other gifts was a cash contribution from Merle Armitage, an Iowa-born book designer, civil engineer, set designer, concert promoter, gourmet cook, art collector, and author.

Armitage was living in California then, and soon after, when he visited Miller’s home for the first time, he described his own profession as that of an “impresario.". The papers of Merle Armitage consist of linear feet of manuscripts, dating from - Arranged alphabetically, the subject files include typescripts and galley proofs for such works as Accent on Life and George Gershwin: Man and are also biographical materials, book and exhibition catalogs containing Armitage items, photographs, scrapbooks, and documents related to.

First edition. Designed by Merle Armitage including a dramatic jacket. Printed by Progress-Bulletin under supervision of M.A. Johnson. Fifteen essays on Stravinsky ranging from the casual through the technical to the intimate and the s: 1.

New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, First edition. Hardcover. very good/very good. octavo. Design by Merle Armitage. Bottom edges of book rubbed. Toning to dust jacket with a 1 1/2 inch closed tear at top front of jacket. Toning to edges of jacket.

In a brodart protective wrapper. pictorial DJ, designed by Sven Berlin. 45 Aller Retour New York. n.p.: Printed for Private Circulation, Limited Edition.

Navy cloth, lettering in gilt on upper board and spine. Number 18 from a limited edition of copies. Boards lightly rubbed; spine a bit sunned. VG. 75 The Smile at the Foot of the Ladder. New York: A Merle Armitage.Includes an article by Edward Weston who also photographed the original artworks by Shore.

Includes articles by Merle Armitage, Edward Weston, and an Appraisal by Reginald Poland. Very rare. Forward colophon reads "Two hundred numbered copies of this book, designed by Merle Armitage, have been printed by the Will A.

Kistler Company.“Probably the best known design I ever made. Used by Merle Armitage in a slide film to indicate break with tradition. Jacket shown by Museum of Modern Art to connote influence of Mondrian—imagined. Originally designed for a 6×9 book, the 5 ½ x 8 volume is a bit cramped.