Du Regard à la Vision, a limited edition livre de luxe with five aquatints and poem, The Panther, by Rainer Maria Rilke

Du Regard à la Vision, a limited edition livre de luxe with five aquatints and poem, The Panther, by Rainer Maria Rilke

Du Regard a la Vision- Case

Du Regard à la Vision, a limited edition livre de luxe with five aquatints and poem, The Panther, by Rainer Maria Rilke.  Publisher: Éditions Lacourière Frélaut, Paris, France, 1994. Dimensions: case- 10 5/8” x 8 ½” x 1 1/8,” images- 10” x 8”

When Denise Frélaut-Fischerman and Luc Guerin took leadership of publications and editions at Lacourière Frélaut, their first project was to invite four artists, including myself, to create a set of livre de luxe.  The other three artists invited to participate in this first project were ChristianC, Martin Müller-Reinhart, and Françoise Roy.

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The Stranger aka The Hair Book

The Stranger aka The Hair Book

altered book w hair & accessories

altered book w hair & accessories

The Hair Book, is an altered book using Albert Camus’ L’étranger (The Stranger) as a component in a multi-faceted art work in which I invited individuals, many unknown Continue reading →

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Studio Building – Building Studio

Exterior
Building a studio begins to grow, from the first scrap of paper and box of pencils. Following years of rented spaces, at the mercy of landlords and 30 day notices, when you find you have to once again pack, prepare the tools, materials, inventory, and call on friends to help with the heavy stuff, the dream of having control of one’s own space, from the ground up, is a dream Continue reading →

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Atelier Lacourière et Frélaut, Paris – Metro and Primary X²

 

aquatint, 26" x 20" (paper)
Metro, aquatint, 26″ x 20″ (paper)

I was living in Paris in an apartment on rue Daguerre and working at Atelier Lacourière et Frélaut; Jacques and Robert Frélaut showed me their approach to making aquatints. Luc Guerin pulled the proofs and printed the edition. The title was inspired by my daily commute on the metro, across the city, from Montparnasse Continue reading →

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Lithography with Rudolf Broulim, Antwerp, Belgium

Atelier Rudolf Broulim, Antwerp

lithograph 15″ x 22″

An artist I met at Atelier Lacourière Frélaut, Hugo Besard, introduced me to Rudolf Broulim, a master printmaker who had left his native Prague and settled near Antwerp.  Rudolf has worked with many artists (including Jiří Anderle and Oldřich Kulhánek), producing stunning artworks, Continue reading →

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