Essex, NY: Needlewatcher Editions, 2017. Limited Edition. Boxed Loose Sheets. "The concept is to use digital media to “break” McElhinney’s book while leaving the original intact. Seven loose sheets will be presented in a fine solander “clamshell” box, with essays and other texts in an accompanying chapbook." [artist statement]
Hudson Highlands, a suite of seven archival digital prints of painting-journal page-spreads James Lancel McElhinney’s North River project has been published in a limited edition of fifty signed, numbered and dated archival digital prints, loose-bound in a fine cloth-covered clamshell box which also contains a title page, descriptive chapbook and colophon page. Nearly half the edition was sold prior to publication, via subscription.
"James Lancel McElhinney is a visual artist, author, oral historian, and fine-press publisher. He is the recipient of a Pollock Krasner 2017 artist-grant. McElhinney attended Tyler School of Art (MFA Painting), Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and Yale University (MFA Painting). He has received numerous honor including a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. McElhinney is also a published author who has conducted numerous oral histories and interviews for the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Coleccion Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, the Frick Center for the History of Collecting, Columbia University INCITE for the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Center for Southern Jewish Culture, Vermont Studio Center, VoCA, Voices in Contemporary Art, other foundations and private patrons. McElhinney is listed on the Master Artist Council of the Arthur Miller Foundation." [publisher's statement]. Fine in Fine Archival Box. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Cloth covered drop-spine archival box, in blind lettering, printed wraps on pamphlet, color loose prints. Oblong 4to. np. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Numbered limited edition. Signed by artist. Item #10955