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From Pen to Press: Experimentation and Innovation in the Age of Print

Date
Saturday, November 22, 2014Sunday, April 12, 2015
Time
10:00 AM–05:00 PM on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
From Pen to Press: Experimentation and Innovation in the Age of Print

This focus exhibition will explore that moment of tension, beginning with Gutenberg’s Bible in 1455, when printing was a new, experimental medium. The result was a fascinating interplay of formats that led to hybrid works, failed experiments, and entirely new forms of books. This story is especially pertinent now, as we are experiencing our own technological revolution, moving from printed book to digital publishing. The exhibition is also an opportunity to show the digital surrogates that the Walters is producing through its NEH-funded digitization project.

This exhibition has been generously supported by Cynthia L. Alderdice, with additional support from Peter Kilpe & Jody Baller.

Add to Calendar 11-22-2014 10:00:00 04-12-2015 17:00:00 15 From Pen to Press: Experimentation and Innovation in the Age of Print This focus exhibition will explore that moment of tension, beginning with Gutenberg’s Bible in 1455, when printing was a new, experimental medium. The result was a fascinating interplay of formats that led to hybrid works, failed experiments, and entirely new forms of books. This story is especially pertinent now, as we are experiencing our own technological revolution, moving from printed book to digital publishing. 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum) The Walters Art Museum info@thewalters.org false DD/MM/YYYY

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