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Specimen 4, 5, 6, & 7: Mounted Bookcovers.

New York: CAW, 2010. Unique. Hardcover. Specimen 4-7 are from a series of works created around the theme of taxidermied book covers. These pieces are not part of an edition per se, but are an ongoing series on a theme inspired by the artist’s work as a book conservator. Each measures just under an inch tall, and is mounted with an insect pin in a modified vintage frame. The label was typed on handmade paper on a found typewriter. Inspired by mounted insects and moths. Specimen 4: The cover is made from goatskin leather, a recycled printing sample from a book written by the artist, and layered Japanese paper. Specimen 5: The cover is made from goatskin leather, layered Japanese paper, and shell gold. Specimen 6: The cover is made from goatskin leather, a recycled printing sample from a book written by the artist, and layered Japanese paper. Specimen 7: The cover is made from goatskin leather, a recycled printing sample from a book written by the artist, and layered Japanese paper. Fine. Item #9043 Tight, bright, and unmarred. Framed miniatures bindings, mounted as specimen exhibits, in four matching 6" round, silver-colored frames. Signed by the artist/binder.
Price: $1,500.00     Item #9043
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