Artists' Books

Title

A Passage

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Creation Date

1994

Keywords

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

Description

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

https://librarycat.risd.edu/record=b1044473~S4

Press

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

Rights

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

Materials / Techniques

letterpress; hand tearing; board; paper; silk cloth

Measurements

22 cm

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