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artists' books; memory; travel; dreams


1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations. Title from artist's website; publication information from 23 Sandy Gallery Booksellers' website. Limited edition of 15 copies, signed and numbered by the artist. "'Moonset Cordiero' is an ancient site of typography, mentioned on a television show in the artist's dreams of June 16th, 2012. This book is an assemblage of connections between this imaginary locale and realtime experiences. She traces memories, recalling scenes from her domestic and international travels. Viewers observe the dream's reflection from the mirror, which includes a glimpse of their own eye"--23 Sandy Gallery Booksellers' website, viewed on March 4, 2015. "Inkjet print, laser print on Japanese paper. Bugra paper (Black), bees wax, mirror"--Artist's website, viewed on August 21, 2014. Images are inkjet and laser printed on Kozo, Mitsumata, and Bugra Japanese paper. The book opens into a tunnel book with a small hole in the front and a mirror at the back. When viewers look through the hole, they can see four illustrated panels and a reflection of their own eye. The colophon is collaged to the bookboard backing next to the mirror. Library has copy no. 11. Signed by the artist 2013. Sally Hume Lincoln Memorial Fund.

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[San Francisco, California] : [Kyoko Matsunaga], [2013]


©[San Francisco, California] : [Kyoko Matsunaga], [2013]

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inkjet prints; laser prints; Japanese paper (handmade paper); paper


9 x 17 cm

Moonset Cordiero



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