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Lettres mortes, dechados truncados

Title
Lettres mortes, dechados truncados / A.C.W.
Author
A. C. W. (Anonymous Colombian Whoman),
Publication
[Bogotá] : A.C.W., Anonymous Colombian Whoman, 2000.

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TextBy appointment onlyAvailableSpencer Coll. Colombian 2000 16-42Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308

Details

Description
1 artist's book : paper, plastic labels, string; 24 cm
Alternative Title
  • Dechados truncados
  • Desesperadamente
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Artists' books – Colombia – 20th century.
  • Artists' books.
  • Cellophane.
  • Thread.
Note
  • Spencer Coll. copy is no. 5 of an unspecified edition; edition number from embossed label reading "5/ ..."
Binding (note)
  • In white paper covers inserted in red cellophane wrappers.
Call Number
Spencer Coll. Colombian 2000 16-42
Author
A. C. W. (Anonymous Colombian Whoman), book artist.
Title
Lettres mortes, dechados truncados / A.C.W.
Imprint
[Bogotá] : A.C.W., Anonymous Colombian Whoman, 2000.
Type of Content
text
still image
three-dimensional form
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Summary
Accordion-folded strip joined at ends to form a circular structure of 8 pages. Outer 4 pages are inserted in paper covers. Inner 4 pages open to reveal a double-page spread with a construction of black, white and red threads, forming letters on lines that read "Desesperadamente."
Title and artist's name from front cover, where "A.C.W." precedes the title. Front flap of covers contains word "Frivolite" and diagrams of hands knotting threads. Back flap of covers contains words "Ana. Cahier 1. Hoja de vida. Lettres mortes. Co/n/ razon. Lacher/ prise. Un crochet par la frivolite. Pattes de mouches. Tienen huevo. Herbier des fleurs peu cultivees." Back cover contains texts in Spanish and French, and colophon information: "A.C.W. Anonymous Colombian Whoman. 2000. Encorerrante incoherente. PAlabraSociOsaS@postmark.net." Artist's name "A.C.W." also appears on 2 plastic strips from an embossing label maker, mounted respectively on 4th inner page and on back cellophane wrapper.
Binding
In white paper covers inserted in red cellophane wrappers.
Place of Publication
Colombia Bogotá.
Added Title
Dechados truncados
Desesperadamente
Research Call Number
Spencer Coll. Colombian 2000 16-42
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