A Life in Books: The Visual Literature of Warren Lehrer
February 22, 2014
Scripps College Humanities Auditorium
Writer/designer/book artist Warren Lehrer will discuss his bookworks, from his classics of typographic and design experimentation French Fries, I Mean You Know, to Crossing the BLVD, and present a multimedia performance/reading of his latest book, A Life In Books: The Rise and Fall of Bleu Mobley. An illuminated novel, A Life In Books contains 101 books within it, all written by a controversial author who finds himself in prison looking back on his life and career. Lehrer is a professor at Purchase College, SUNY, and a founding faculty member of the Designer As Author graduate program at SVA. Lehrer is known internationally as a pioneer in the fields of visual literature and design authorship. He is the recipient of the Brendan Gill Prize, three AIGA Book Awards, and fellowships from the NEA, the Ford, Rockefeller, and Greenwall Foundations.
Please note that Frederic W. Goudy Lectures are free and open to the public.
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