11 June – 6 September 2009
Museum of Modern Art | Nave
The exhibition and the accompanying book will present the museum’s collecting activities in the field of book culture since the 1990s. In the museum library the collection of the 20th century books will be shown, covering book art from the turn of the 20th century until the 1960s, together with O. F. Bablers library, an estate left by the Olomouc translator and bibliophile, that the museum administers. The exhibition will also include a unique collection of artists’ books. The collection of artists’ books, that is systematically extended, is absolutely unique in its scope and quality in the territory of the Czech Republic.
Ivan Yakovlevich Bilibin Illustration, St. Peterburg: Ekspedicija zagotovlenija Goss. bumag, 
Envelope El Lissitzky, Potsdam: Gustav Kiepenheuer, 1923