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SFPUL Ulises Carrión: Bookworks and Beyond

Join the Student Friends of Princeton University Library for its first event of the 2024 spring semester with a tour of the Ulises Carrión exhibition led by Sal Hamerman, Metadata Librarian for Special Collections at PUL. Due to limited capacity, this event will only be open to Student Friends of Princeton University Library and prospective members. Registration will be required. Lunch at a local Princeton restaurant following the showcase is included. A separate communication will be sent to registrants to confirm details. Description of the exhibit: Princeton University Library (PUL) is delighted to present “Ulises Carrión: Bookworks and Beyond,” the spring exhibition in the Ellen and Leonard Milberg Gallery at Firestone Library. Curated by Sal Hamerman, Metadata Librarian for Special Collections at PUL, and Javier Rivero Ramos, a recent Ph.D graduate from the Department of Art Archaeology, who is now Assistant Curator at Art Bridges Foundation in Arkansas, the exhibition opens on February 21, 2024 and runs through June 13, 2024. Ulises Carrión Bogard was one of the most influential of all modern artists engaged in the book, and this new exhibition will be the largest United States retrospective exhibition of his work to date. It will explore Carrión’s pioneering reinvention of the book as a material and social platform, primarily featuring Princeton’s extensive holdings, drawn from the Marquand Library of Art and Archaeology and PUL’s Special Collections. PUL is steward to one of the most substantial collections of Carrión’s book and mail art in any American library. The exhibition will also incorporate key audio-visual, performative, and printed works on loan from the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (New York), and LIMA (Amsterdam). For more event details, see https://library.princeton.edu/ulisescarrion.


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