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    DescriptionA fantastic, strange, and mysterious world, real and imagined, is featured in 'Awake in the Dream World', a mid-career retrospective of artist and bestselling author Audrey Niffenegger. Book art, works on paper and paintings reflect her captivating narrative talent and her confrontations with life, mortality and magic.


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    Title
    Awake in the Dream World
    Subtitle
    The Art of Audrey Niffenegger
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Audrey Niffenegger, By (author) Susan Fisher Sterling
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 120
    Width: 246 mm
    Height: 284 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 960 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781576876398
    ISBN 10: 157687639X
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.2
    Abridged Dewey: 709
    LC classification: N
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: AGB
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15820
    BIC subject category V2: ACXJ
    BISAC V2.8: ART016030
    DC23: 709.2
    Thema V1.0: AGB, AGA
    Publisher
    powerHouse Books,U.S.
    Imprint name
    powerHouse Books,U.S.
    Publication date
    06 June 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Audrey Niffenegger is a visual artist and writer who lives mostly in Chicago and occasionally in London. She has published six books, including the novels "The Time Traveler's Wife" and "Her Fearful Symmetry." She helped to found the Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts. Her art has been exhibited by Printworks Gallery in Chicago since 1986. She is a Professor in the Fiction Department of Columbia College. Her current projects include her third novel, "The Chinchilla Girl in Exile," and a ballet, "Raven Girl," in collaboration with Wayne McGregor for the Royal Opera House Ballet. Krystyna Wasserman is currently Curator of Book Arts at the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) in Washington, D.C. She established NMWA's Library and Research Center, serving as its director from 1987 through 2002. She now oversees the museum's collection of more than 1,000 artists' books. She has curated more than thirty exhibitions of artists' books, sketchbooks, and illustrations, including "The Book as Art: Twenty Years of Artists' Books from the National Museum of Women in the Arts" (2006). Wasserman is a member of NMWA's Library Fellows, a program she developed to support the creation of artists' books. Mark Pascale is a lithographer who has been active in the Chicago art world for more than 30 years, as a curator, researcher, and teacher. He is Curator in the Department of Prints and Drawings at The Art Institute of Chicago, and concurrently Adjunct Professor of Art in Print Media, at School of the Art Institute. His numerous exhibitions and publications include "Contemporary Drawings from the Irving Stenn Jr. Collection," and "Jasper Johns: Gray" published by The Art Institute of Chicago. He is currently working on a retrospective exhibition of the prints and drawings of Martin Puryear.