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Kara Walker (American, b.1969)
LOT ID: 60657
Five Poems (Limited Edition Book with 5 Original Silhouettes), 2002

Artist Book
12.5 х 8.5 х 0.5 in. (31.75 x 21.59 x 1.27 cm.)
Signed, Signed and numbered in Colophon by all three.
Print/Casting Year 2002
Edition 399
Foundry/Publisher Rainmaker Editions 2002
Lot description
This Limited Edition Artist Book has 5 original silhouettes by Kara Walker. It is hand SIGNED by Kara Walker, Toni Morrison, & Peter Koch the designer in the rear colophon. Titled "Five Poems" and Limited Edition of 399 numbered copies. Published in 2002 with 5 original silhouettes by Kara Walker that are letterpress printed in black with a rectangular field printed in transparent white behind the image. The book was designed and printed letterpress from photopolymer plates at Peter Koch, Printers. The poem: "Five Poems" by Toni Morrison is set in Rialto Piccolo, a typeface designed by Giovanni de Faccio and Lui Karner, and is printed on Rives BFK paper. This edition is case-bound in Fabriano Ingres-covered boards printed with a Walker design and comes housed in a cloth-covered slipcase. Binding and housing are by Jace Graf at Cloverleaf Studio in Austin, Texas. Book size: 12-3/4 x 8-1/2in. and the average size of the 5 images: 6 x 4inches. The slipcase, boards, the plates, & interior pages are in EXCELLENT CONDITION.
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