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New donation to CalArts Library's Special Collection

The CalArts Library is happy to announce The Magician by Chris Byrne and Scott Newton is being generously donated by John D. Harkey, Jr. to the CalArts Library Special Collections. The Magician is an epic graphic novel, a bookmaking tour de force, a mesmerizing art object, and the completion of over a decade-long obsession of author Chris Byrne. This enigmatic box of wonders houses a dozen separate publications, printed and hand bound using a variety of techniques.

The books include Theogony, Handmade, Down the Head, Mountain Man/She-Wolf, Letterpress Flipbook, 4-Ply Toilet Paper, Moleskine, The Magician Manual, M-Phase, Unfinished Versions, Colophon, and Curtains.

Please join us for a reception and talk in the CalArts Library with author/artist Chris Byrne on: 
October 18th @ 4:00pm

The Magician

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