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Publications and Catalogs

The following is a selected list of brochures and catalogs produced by the NIU Art Museum.
To order, please contact us. Postage and handling charges will be added to mail orders.

New Art Examiner catalog
The New Art Examiner:
Chicago's "Independent
Voice of the Visual Arts"
1973 - 2002
2011, 24 pages, Color Catalog with Essay 8.5 x 11 $5, $3 for Museum Members
In The House catalog
In The House: Sculpture
for the Home
2011
20 pages, Color Catalog
6" x 6", $3.00, $1.00 for Museum Members
The WAP FAP
Coming of Age: The WPA/FAP Graphic Arts Division & The American Print
2010
147 pages, Color Catalog with Essays,
7 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Preview and order from Blurb.com (this catalog is print-on-demand)

$55.14 (Price may fluctuate)

inVISIBLE
inVISIBLE
2010
Small folding brochure - $1
INsideOUT
INsideOUT Poster
2010
unfolded - 19 x 25 inches
$3, $1 for NIU Art Museum Members
Midwestern BLAB!2
Midwestern BLAB!2
2010
Folded Brochure 8 1/2" x 11"
$1
Imperfect Models
Imperfect Models: Jessica Gondek Paintings and Prints
2009
25 page Color Catalog 9" x 9"
$5, $3 for NIU Art Museum Members
Dimensional Figures: Artists Engaging Technology 2009
Dimensional Figures: Artists Engaging Technology
2009
20 page Color Catalog 8 1/2" x 11 "
$3, $1 for NIU Art Museum Members
Kathe Kollwitz: Images of Death and Life
Kathe Kollwitz: Images of Death and Life
2009
Folded Brochure 8 1/2" x 11"
$1
Moonlight Coctails are the Thing
Moonlight Cocktails are the Thing
2009
Folded Brochure 8 1/2" x 11"
$1
Crossing Threads Crossing Boundaries
Crossing Threads Crossing Boundaries
2008
20 page Color Catalog 8 1/2" x 5 1/2 "
$3
Gabriel Bizen Akagawa
Gabriel Bizen Akagawa: Unpacked / Offset
2008
25 pages / color catalog w/ DVD 8 1/2 x 5 1/2"
$3, $1 for NIU Art Museum members
Examining Audubon
Examining Audubon
2008
Folded brochure 8 1/2 x 11"
$1
Ayomi Yoshida::Yedoensis
Ayomi Yoshida::Yedoensis
2008
17 pages / color catalogue 7" x 7"
$5, $2 for NIU Art Museum members, plus shipping and handling
Revisiting Modern Japanese Prints
Revisiting Modern Japanese Prints:
Selected Works from the Richard F. Grott Family Collection
2008
100 pages / 4-color catalogue 10 x 8 1/2"
$15, $12 for NIU Art Museum Members, plus shipping and handling.

Published by the NIU Art Museum in association with the NIU Office of Publications, the catalogue contains scholar and student essays as well as a useful technical glossary, artist biographies and catalogue information on the prints.
Some Enchanted Evening
Some Enchanted Evening
100 Years of Evening Gowns
2007
6 x 9" folded brochure
$1
Body Politic
Body Politic
Contemporary Artists explore the social and political ramifications of identity.
2007
6 x 9" folded brochure
$1
The Uncertainty Principle
The Uncertainty Principle:
Drawing in the Golden Age of Worry
2007
poster with essay by curator Karen Brown
$1
Surveillance: Mark Arctander
Surveillance: Mark Arctander
2007
folded brochure with essay by Polly Ullrich
$1
Blue Sky Black Earth
Blue Sky Black Earth
Meditatrions on the meeting of Sky and Land
Artists depicting the Illinois Landscape
2006
folded brochure with essay by curator Jo Burke
$1
Location Uncertain
Location Uncertain
2006
18 pages w/ numerous color photos Essay by Bertha Husband.
$7, $5 for members
Sordid and Sacred
Sordid and Sacred: The Beggars in Rembrandt's Etchings Selections from the John Villarino Collection
2006
8 pages w/ b+w illus.
Essay by Gary Schwartz.
$3, $1 for members
Pop
pop!
2006
8 pages w/ color illus.
Essay by Shannon Stratton and Curator's statement by Christine LoFaso.
$5, $3 for members
Strange Fictions
Strange Fictions
2006
Folded brochure w/ color illus.
Essay by curator Chris Kahler.
$2
PanSonic
PanSonic
2005
8 pages w/ color illus.
Essay by curator Heather Weber.
$5
The Art of Burma
The Art of Burma
2005
Folded brochure w/ color illus.
Curator's texts by Catherine Raymond and Alexandra Green.
$2
Confessions of a Dadaist:  The Era of Existence 1979-2005
Confessions of a Dadaist:
The Era of Existence 1979-2005
2005
22-page catalog w/ color illus. on the imagery of Helene Smith-Romer.
Essays by Janina Ciezadlo & James Hugunin.
$5 members, $8 students & seniors, $10 general.
Research
Research
2005
folded brochure w/ color illus.
Essay by curator Edward Maldonado.
$2
In(visible) Body
In(visible) Body
2005
8 pages w/ color illus.
Essay by curator Heather Weber
$5
Jin Soo Kim: roll-run-hit-run-roll-tick-
Jin Soo Kim: roll-run-hit-run-roll-tick-
2003
folded brochure w/ color illus.
Essay by Dominic Molon
$5
Collectible
Collectible
2003
14 pages w/ color illus.
Essay by curator Julie Charmelo,
$5
Dan Mills: Detector
Dan Mills: Detector
2002
folded brochure w/ color illus.
Essay by Jeff Abel
$2
Retro
Retro
2002
8pages w/ color illus.
Essay by curator Julie Charmelo,
$5
Doppelganger
Doppelganger
2001
8 pages w/ color illus.
Essay by curator Julie Charmelo
$5
Frances Whitehead, Arguably Alive (the virus taxonomy)Frances Whitehead, Arguably Alive (the virus taxonomy)
2000
Folded poster w/ color illus.
Essay by Clive Dilnot
$5
Blink: Interventions in the Salon
Blink: Interventions in the Salon
2000
10 pages w/ color and b&w illus.
Essay by curator Julie Charmelo
$5
Lynda Lowe: Form and MeasureLynda Lowe: Form and Measure
1999
Folded brochure w/ color illus.
Essay by Leonard Shalin
$2
The DeKalb Community Mural
The DeKalb Community Mural
1999
Poster w/ color and b&w illus.
Text by Jo Burke and statement by lead mural artist Olivia Gude
$1 (folded) / $5 (flat)
Linda Horn
Linda Horn
1999
Folded brochure w/ color illus.
$2
Dysfunctional Home
Dysfunctional Home
1999
6 pages w/ b&w illus.
Essay by curator Julie Charmelo
$5
The Interior Journey in Contemporary Landscape
The Interior Journey in Contemporary Landscape
1998
Folded brochure w/ color illus.
Essay by curator Jo Burke
$2
Thomas Skomski: Walking on the Bottom of the Ocean
Thomas Skomski: Walking on the Bottom of the Ocean
1998
Folded brochure w/ color illus.
Essay by Judith Russi Kirshner
$2
Joan Livingstone
Joan Livingstone
1997
Folded brochure w/ duotone illus.,
Essay by Joyce Fernandes
$2
Yih-Wen Kuo
Yih-Wen Kuo
1997
Folded brochure w/ color illus.
Statement by the artist
$2
Michiko Itatani: Close Binary
Michiko Itatani: Close Binary
1996
Folded brochure w/ color illus.
Essay by Donald Kuspit
$2
NIU Collected
NIU Collected
1996
56 pages w/ color illus.
Essay by Dr. Jerry Meyer
$15
BiblioVertigo
BiblioVertigo
1995
24 pages w/ b&w illus.
Essays by curators Brock Lueck and Michael Piazza
$5
Home: Domestic Narratives
Home: Domestic Narratives
1995
Folded brochure w/ color illus.
Essay by Laurel Bradley
$2
Jack Olson
Jack Olson
1995
Folded brochure w/ color illus.
Statement by the artist
$2
Valiente: 6 Puerto-Rican Artists Working in Illinois
Valiente: 6 Puerto-Rican Artists Working in Illinois
1995
Folded brochure w/ color illus.
Essay by curator Edward Maldonado
$2
Distance of Time
Distance of Time
1994
24 pages w/ color illus.
Essay by Dr. Rudolph M. Bisanz
$10
Luigi Kasimir: Prints from the Albrecht Collection
Luigi Kasimir: Prints from the Albrecht Collection
1994
20 pages w/ color illus.
Essay by Esther Grisham
$10
Arthur Bell: Abstract Representation
Arthur Bell: Abstract Representation
1994
20 pages w/ color illus.
Essay by Michael Weinstein
$5
Point of Contact: Western Artists / Japanese Artisans
Point of Contact: Western Artists / Japanese Artisans
1993
72 pages w/ color and b&w illus.
Essay by curator Dr. Helen Merritt
$15
Choice Impressions: Prints from the David C. and Sarajean Ruttenberg Collection
Choice Impressions:
Prints from the David C. and Sarajean Ruttenberg Collection
1993
24 pages w/ color & b&w illus.
Essay by Dr. Jerry Meyer
$5
Margeax Klein: The Only Witness
Margeax Klein: The Only Witness
1992
27 pages w/ color and b&w illus.
essay by Mary Jane Jacob
$10
David Driesbach Retrospective
David Driesbach Retrospective
1991
64 pages w/ color and b&w illus.
Essay by Dr. Jerry Meyer and a statement by the artist
$15
Innovation in Arts Education
Innovation in Arts Education
1991
204 pages
Edited by Katheryn Bloom
$15

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The NIU Art Museum is located on the first floor, west end of Altgeld Hall, on the corner of College Avenue and Castle Drive on the main campus of Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL.

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