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Re: book or sculpture?
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: book or sculpture?
- From: Juliet Page <julepage@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 9 Mar 1998 17:31:58 -0500
- Message-id: <199803092233.OAA18678@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "Book_Arts-L: The list for all the book arts!" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>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