The definitions of "book" and "book arts" have changed drastically in the last 30 or 40 years. No longer is the art form limited to ornately constructed tomes made of leather and gold leaf. Modern books destined for museums demand the viewer to, pardon the pun, read between the lines. In fact, book arts have morphed so much since the late 1960s that what qualifies as book arts today often includes works that were never meant to function anything like a typical book. "Text/Messaging," a collection of the Walker's unique and most unusual books, explores this radical change in detail. The exhibit displays conceptual books such as David... More >>>