Artists' Books Collection

Octopus

Description:

Limited ed. of 100 copies. Letterpress printed on Magnani Pescia & Crescent papers in Cochin bold italic. Designed and engineered by Elizabeth McDevitt and Julie Chen ... The boxes were made by Sandy Tilcock --Colophon. Tunnel book with poem accumulating on every other leaf. When compressed the entire poem is readable. Poem in total on leaf [13]. Issued in drop-spine box. Colophon inside the box is printed in the shape of an octopus. The concertinas of the tunnel structure are printed to resemble fish net. Each leaf of the book has overall printed pattern. Leaves [11-13] have printed paper collage of an octopus's tentacle. End boards are cloth covered.

Artists:

  • Chen, Julie
  • McDevitt, Elizabeth
  • Tilcock, Sandy

Publication Date: 1992

Original Size: 1 v. ([14] leaves) : ill. ; 27 x 35 cm.

Collection: MSU Libraries Artists' Book Collection

Call Number: oversize PS3563.C3555 O3 1992

http://catalog.lib.msu.edu/record=b4837559~S39a

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