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Artists' proofs

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Proofs numbered separately from the edition, but often made at the same time as the edition, for the use of the artist. They are typically signed and marked in a special way and are usually sold at inflated prices. Artists' proofs are often the first 10 to 20 prints of a run; although the number of artists' proofs occasionally approaches that of the main edition, this practice is considered unethical.

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Ken Campbell archive

Call Number: MSS 25
Scope and Contents: The collection spans the years 1975-2003 and reveals Ken Campbell's creative process throughout his career as a book artist. The bulk of the collection contains Ken Campbell's artist book materials and separate prints which relate to several of his books. Proofs, extra sheets, letterpress forms, zinc etching plates, photographs, negatives and dummies document Campbell's creative process. The collection also includes materials about Campbell's unpublished book ...
Dates: 1975-2003