RBML’s Spring 2020 Exhibition! “The Year of Water: Selections from Columbia’s Book Arts Collection”

The Rare Book & Manuscript Library is exhibiting artists books relating to Columbia University’s Year of Water,rig with cranes on water illustration

Items range from New York City Rainfall 1987 by Sandy Gellis, a portfolio of prints which document a year’s rainfall, to this year’s My Mighty Journey, which traces 12,000 years of a waterfall’s existence, with illustrations created with natural materials found by the river and  wood engraving by Gaylord Schanilec.

The exhibition runs from January 20, 2020 to July 3, 2020 in RBML’s Chang Octagon Gallery.