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The Missing Portrait. Illustrated by Richard Tuttle. by  RICHARD  John & TUTTLE - Hardcover - Signed - from Ars Libri Ltd (SKU: B192655-1)

The Missing Portrait. Illustrated by Richard Tuttle.

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The Missing Portrait. Illustrated by Richard Tuttle.

by Yau, John & TUTTLE, RICHARD

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New Brunswick (Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions), 2008.. (30)pp., profusely augmented with overlays and collage elements in tissue and vellum, colored paper, colored string, cheesecloth, metal rods, and sculptural colored accretions in pulped paper and fabric. Exterior dimensions (including pipe-cleaner and paper protrusions and high-relief sculptural binding): ca. 18 x 14 x 8 inches (457 x 356 x 203 mm.) Sm. sq. folio. Edition limited to 10 copies, signed in pencil by John Yau and Richard Tuttle, beneath a hand-numbered tissue overlay. Text in letterpress and silkscreen. The spectacular high-relief binding construction--each cover rising at the center into a massive sculpture of a lizard with its young--was designed and fabricated by Lisa Switalski. A very fine copy.


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The Missing Portrait. Illustrated by Richard Tuttle.
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New Brunswick (Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions), 2008.
21st Century ; Yau, John. ; Tuttle, Richard, 1941-. ; 20th Century ; Art, American ; Contemporary art ; Artists’ books ; Livres d’artistes ; Multiples ; Poetry ;
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About Ars Libri Ltd

Ars Libri maintains the largest stock in America of rare and out-of-print books on art. Founded in 1976, it has an international reputation as a source for scholars, collectors, artists, and everyone else with an interest in the visual arts. Ars Libri covers all periods and all fields of art history, from antiquity to the present, including architecture, archaeology, photography, and the decorative arts.


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