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Creation Date

2017

Description

72 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm + supplemental video book with video file (approx. 5 minutes) + earbuds + scorpion sculpture in case.. "The format of this project -- the book, the excised sculpture, and the scorpion theme -- were inspired by an original art work, shown below, by Robert The." (page 70 of printed book) This set was produced in an unnumbered edition of 2000. Includes scorpion sculpture that had been excised from the printed book. It is inspired by an original artwork by Robert The. Includes video book that plays when opened. Includes earbuds and volume control on inside panel. Video file demonstrates all objects from 1988-2017 in chronological order. Video player has external speaker and headphone jack (includes earbuds). Device can be charged with a mini B USB cable (not included). Includes illustrated sheet explaining contents of project. This 3-part project catalogs the complete collection of art edition gifts comissioned by the Norton family from 1988 to 2017. The limited edition artist series were meant to "celebrate the artists, many young, early in their careers and underexposed. To evangelize contemporary art. To have play value. And, perhaps, be kept in work spaces or living rooms, where visitors might encounter them and discover some contemporary art."--from introduction (page 5 of printed book)

RISD Fleet Library Catalog Record

https://librarycat.risd.edu/record=b1594676~S4

Press

[New York?] : Norton team, [2017?]

Rights

©Norton, Peter, New York, NY: Norton Team, 2017.

Materials

paper

Measurements

36 x 38 x 6 cm

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