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Das Buch (The Book). Anselm Kiefer, 1985. Lead, steel, and tin
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has recently launched a new website and have made available 20,000 images from their vast collection for free download. LACMA is blessed with the largest holdings of American Art in the west and now a quarter of their works online are available for free!
The Book (Fall) III. John Stezaker, 2009. Artist’s book with unique photo collage

To celebrate the announcement we dedicate this installment of In The Stacks to LACMA. There is so much great book stuff here that we will need to visit again soon.

Big Pile Of Books by Fawn Potash, 1995, printed 1995. Gelatin-silver print

Book of Mantras (incantations; chants) Nepal, 19th century Opaque watercolor and ink on paper

The Discomfiture and Death of Piroz, from a Manuscript of the Shahnama (Book of Kings) Firdawsi Iran, Shiraz, circa 1485-1495 Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper

Business Cards, 1968. Edward Ruscha and Billy Al Bengston. Handmade book

Book Decanter, “Departed Spirits”  Lyman.  United States, 1849-1858. Earthenware (Bennington Ware)

The book of Ibbur. Alternate Title: Das Buch Ibbur,  1915-1916. Hugo Steiner-Prag Lithograph on handmade paper. Edition of 300. 
Still Life with Book and Vase on Table, 1918. Alexander Archipenko. Polychromed bronze

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