conventional ABC book and medieval illuminated manuscripts (below middle); Edwin Vazquez’s War
Story, which illustrates his father’s experiences during the
Vietnam War (below bottom); Joanna Neborsky’s Shmo, a book the author describes as “a guide to the great unknowns”; Sybille Schenker’s The Way Things Run, a story inspired by marathon running; and Rich Tu’s Crispy
Kid, the tale
of a nine-year-old burn victim.
The exhibition also features the work of Rachel Hope Allison, Lisel
Ashlock (below top), Joshua Bayer, Maria Berrio, You Byun, André da Loba, Matt
Cavanaugh (above), Ray Jones, Yuriko Katori, YJ Lee, Youngsun Liu, John
MacConnell, Heejin Roh, Nu Ryu, and Russ Spitkovsky.
“The Book Show” runs from November 21 to December 13, with a reception on November 25 from 6 to 8 pm at the Visual Arts Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, 15th Floor, New York City. (Closed from Wednesday, November 26 through Sunday, November 30, for the Thanksgiving holiday.)