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Re: book or sculpture?

>>This discuss brings to mind an art piece done by Mary Scott from Calgary,
>>Alberta Canada that always intrigued me.
>>She wrote a narration on several pages using a syringe filled with paint.
>>With this method she created a stack of sheets measuring about 4 inches by
>>5 inchs and about 1 1/2 inches thick.  The stack was bound by jute, package
>>style with a bow on top so that the contents could not be read, only the
>>top sheet.    >>Colette Vosberg

At 01:50 PM 3/9/98 -0800, Claudia Stall wrote:
>OK, my 2cents worth....If it doesn't have movement (i.e. open), it is not
>really a "book".  If it doesn't unroll, it is not a scroll.  Etc.  A single

Do you mean to imply then, that a bound collection of pages, contained
within shrink wrap as one might receive from a mail-order source, does not
become a book until the packaging is actually removed, thus allowing the

signed, devil's advocate

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