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The St. John’s Bible is a hand-written and illuminated bible commissioned by the monks of St. John’s Abbey in Collegeville, Minnesota. Celebrated calligrapher Donald Jackson and a team of scribes and illuminators completed the bible over a fifteen-year period employing techniques and materials that untold scribes before them used prior to the invention of the printing press.
American Monotypes from the Baker/Pisano Collection traces the popularity of the monotype in America, defining the technique, elaborating on its refinements, and placing the artists into historical context.