• The Art of Ediciones Vigia: Handmade Books from Cuba

    On display are over 50 books published by Ediciones Vigia, or Vigia Press, an “editorial collective” which began in the mid-1980s in Mantanzas, Cuba.


  • Chinese Art Books from the Simon and Rosemary Chen Collection

    In 2006, the Kohler Art Library received over 200 books and serials on Chinese art from Simon and Rosemary Chen. This extraordinary gift focuses on contemporary Chinese art from the late 19th century to the present day.


  • Book (fri)Ends: Friends of the UW-Madison Library support artists' books

    Proceeds from the UW-Madison Friends of the Library Booksale are awarded annually to campus libraries for the purposes of acquisition and preservation of library materials.


  • The Artists' Book Collection Online!

    Marking the debut of the online Artists' Book Collection, the exhibit displays a selection of limited edition and one-of-a-kind works from the Kohler Art Library's large collection of art books.


  • Student books

    The books in this exhibit are representative examples of student works printed in typography and graphic design courses taught by Professor Philip M. Hamilton during his earliest years of teaching at the UW-Madison, 1964-1985.