The inaugural publication of Take Time Press, “Listen, Listen: Adadam Agofamma,” was designed and produced by Mary Hark, a textile artist and papermaker in the UW-Madison Design Studies Department (School of Human Ecology).
ABC books appeal to readers of all ages and are international in scope. While they are often intended for children and created as educational tools, some are aimed at adult audiences.
Throughout history, countless anonymous laborers and workers have contributed to the fabric and rhythm of life, often working under difficult and arduous conditions. On view is a selection of photography books that showcase remarkable images of farm laborers, miners, tradesmen, domestic help, factory workers, clerical staff, and other workers.
The Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection and the Kohler Art Library present “By Women, About Women: Stories in Fabric,” an exhibition of textiles and textile-inspired artists' books at the Kohler Art Library, UW-Madison.
This exhibit showcases some of the many examples of illuminated manuscript facsimiles acquired by the Kohler Art Library over the past 40 years. The term facsimile derives from the Latin fac simile meaning “made alike.”