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1 volume, 36 pages. Color illustrated title page. Includes ten color risograph prints. Silkscreen cover with stitch binding. This book is a visual document of the RISD Museum 2017 Artist Fellow, Walker Mettling. It includes his drawings and observations from his time in RISD Museum (particularly storage). "I drew all the artifacts in the book with my left hand, using a superstition against handling sacred objects with your right hand (to ward off curses) as a way of trying to respect these objects." - "Writen and drawn in January/February 2018.. Book binding by Julia Gualtieri. Screen printed at AS220 Industries in Providence RI."- colophon.

RISD Fleet Library Catalog Record


Providence, RI : Walker Mettling, 2018.


©Mettling, Walker. Providence, RI: Walker Mettling, 2018.

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screen printing; paper


30 cm

On display in a gallery that no longer exists



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