Whitehill Chong Essay Published
Laurie Whitehill Chong’s (Special Collections Librarian/Curator of Artists’ Books) essay entitled “Word Antics” was included in the exhibition catalog “Ruth Laxson: Hip Young Owl,” a retrospective of nearly 50 years of prints, drawings, paintings, sculptures, performance art, mail art, and artist’s books created by this important Atlanta artist. The exhibition was held January 26 – March 30, 2013 at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia. The RISD Library has a unique collection of Ruth Laxson’s bookmaking process and personal archives as well as nearly 40 of her artist’s books. Several objects from this collection were loaned for the exhibition.