Grabhorn Institute Recent Events

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“A Landmark Don Quixote: Books, Prints, Drawings for the Arion Press 2010 edition with artist William T. Wiley” in New York City

Exhibition “A Landmark Don Quixote: Books, Prints, Drawings for the Arion Press 2010 edition with artist William T. Wiley,” The Queen Sofia Spanish Institute, 684 Park Avenue, New York. Exhibition runs through April 2, 2011. Co-sponsored by the Americas Society. 

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Codex Tour of Arion Press and M & H Type on February 12

On February 12, 2009, more than fifty Codex participants toured Arion Press and M & H Type as part of the international "Book Week" in San Francisco, which included the Codex Symposium and Book Fair and the Antiquarian Book Fair. The tour group included publishers and book artists from Germany, France, and the United Kingdom, as well as numerous book arts enthusiasts.

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Grolier Tour of Arion Press and M & H Type on February 12

Also on February 12, the Press hosted a tour for members of the Grolier Club of New York, the nation's oldest and largest society for bibliophiles and enthusiasts in the graphic arts.

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William Stout on “Collecting Frank Lloyd Wright”

On June 25, 2008, architect and publisher William Stout spoke on “Collecting Frank Lloyd Wright”, and showed rare items from his personal collection of books and graphics by and about Wright. Sponsored by the Grabhorn Institute with support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Book Club of California.

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Samuel Beckett films

On July 15, 2008 the Grabhorn Institute hosted a double-feature screening of legendary films of plays by Samuel Beckett, along with a buffet dinner. The films shown: Krapp's Last Tape with Irish actor Jack MacGowran. Directed for TV by Alan Schneider in 1971 but never shown; and Waiting for Godot with Zero Mostel and Burgess Meredith. Directed by Alan Schneider in 1961 for PBS WNET. Sponsored by the Grabhorn Institute with support from the Book Club of California and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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