|The Art of the Book
Sixth Annual Exhibition of Handmade Books,
Altered Books and Book Related Works
|Michael Henninger - RatArt Press
RatArt Press proprietor Michael Henninger has been making book art for nearly 20 years. He has a BA in Mathematics from UC Berkeley and an Master of Fine Arts degree from California College of Arts & Crafts. Additionally, he teaches Book Arts, Graphic Design, Multimedia, and Printmaking at California State University, East Bay where he is a Professor in the Department of Art.
Ice Cream Man
Is it an ice cream bar? No, it is a book shaped like an ice cream bar. The accordion fold book on a wooden stick contains recollections and thoughts about the neighborhood Ice Cream Man past and present. The book also contains illustrations of various ice cream treats, and it slips neatly into a colorful wrapper.
Book and wrapper letterpress printed in an edition of 50 copies.
3 x ~7.5 inches; 10 pages.