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artists' books; mortality; Jacob's ladder; dioramas; By Hand: Women & Books Exhibit 2021
1 volume (unpaged) in case : illustrations. Title from portfolio box. Written, designed, and produced by Julie Chen ... letter-press printed using a combination of photopolymer plates, wood blocks, and pressure plates...produced in an edition of 100 copies. "Based on a personal experience of loss, View is a bookwork that deals directly with ideas of coming to terms with mortality. The piece includes two books that are housed in a compartmented box. After the books have been read, the box can be tilted forward to reveal a mesmerizing view of a miniature world"--Flying Fish Press website. "Dedicated to JKR, 1960-2006"--Paper insert. Library has copy no. 12. Curated title for Fleet Library Special Collections exhibition By Hand: Women & Books Exhibit fall, 2021.
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Berkeley, Calif. : Flying Fish Press, 2006.
©Berkeley, Calif. : Flying Fish Press, 2006.
Materials / Techniques
letterpress printing; woodcuts (prints); photopolymer plates; pressure plates; Jacob's ladder; paper
34cm x 17 cm x 13 cm