Nancy Princenthal is New York-based critic who writes extensively on artists’ books and prints. She has been a contributing editor for Art in America and Art on Paper, wrote a regular column on artists’ books for The Print Collector’s Newsletter, and has contributed regularly to Artforum, Parkett, The New York Times, The Village Voice, ARTnews, and Vogue. She has taught at Princeton University, Yale University, Rhode Island School of Design, Parsons School of Design, and the School of Visual Arts. [September 2011]

It is Almost That

Learning to read art, as Lawrence Weiner long ago exhorted, is not a simple process. Where the textual meets the visual, demands outnumber easy pleasures. It Is Almost That is rich in both challenge and satisfaction. This collection of “twenty-six visionary image+text works by women artists and writers,” in the words of its publisher and editor, Lisa Pearson of Siglio Press, is, as she promises, not a traditional anthology. Read More