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Altered book variation, Personal anecdote, Book sculpture, artists' books; altered book; Stacked & Altered exhibition, summer 2022


case bound in hard cover with silk covered boards; cover; top view of text block; interior pages and spreads, detail; colophon. Book consists of 181 identical pages bound and torn vertically by the artist. The page stubs gradually increase and the resulting text block forms a triangular shape. Content of the text is blurry until the full pages can be completely read. Curated title for Fleet Library Special Collections exhibition Stacked & Altered, summer 2022.

RISD Fleet Library Catalog Record


New York City:Granary Books, 1994 [Minneapolis]:Hermetic Press


©Buzz Spector, New York City:Granary Books, 1994 [Minneapolis]:Hermetic Press

Materials / Techniques

letterpress; hand tearing; board; paper; silk cloth


22 cm

A Passage



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