The Three Facets of Ex-libris: A Piece of Art, A Functional Object, A school Subject

Olcay Tekin Kırışoğlu


Ex-libris is a kind of art which is made of printmaking technique. This small scale piece of art is glued on the inside page of the books. It is designed by the artist and includes the name of the owner of the book and some images identifying the person and his life. From this point of view, It is said that ex-libris is a kind of identity card of the book. 


Ex-libris; Symbol; Library; Book; Creativity; Printmaking; Craftsmanship; Identity Card

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