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Artist book (limited edition)

 Subject
Subject Source: Sackner Database

Found in 1533 Collections and/or Records:

A Little White Shadow / Ruefle, Mary., 2006

 Item
Identifier: CC-55918-9999385
Scope and Contents

The original of this book was published in 1889 by an author whose name was cancelled with white paint by Kuefte. The text is cancelled on each page with solid white paint leaving some words of the text intact to form a new poetry analogous to Tom Phillips' "A Human Document." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2006

A Little White Shadow / Ruefle, Mary., 2006

 Item
Identifier: CC-44916-47088
Scope and Contents

The original of this book was published in 1889 by an author whose name was cancelled with white paint by Kuefte. The text is cancelled on each page with solid white paint leaving some words of the text intact to form a new poetry analogous to Tom Phillips' "A Human Document." Mistakingly filed under Kuefte, Mary. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 2006

A Meditation / Avadenka, Lynne., 1986

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Identifier: CC-25341-25797
Scope and Contents

The text is taken from The Song of Songs 4:6. The perforations on three of the pages are pairs of Hebrew 'yod's' in a large typeface.' The text is based upon the phrase, "In the heat of the day {life}, God is a protective shadow." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1986

A / Palou, Joan., 1976

 Item
Identifier: CC-49973-71032
Scope and Contents

Each page of this book consists solely of the letter 'A' printed on one side in its center. The pages of this book are different colors. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1976

a / Palou, Joan., 1976

 Item
Identifier: CC-30713-32157
Scope and Contents

Each page of this book consists solely of the letter 'a' printed on one side in its center. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1976

A Passage / Spector, Buzz ; Gallo P ; Freeman B., 1994

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Identifier: CC-02861-2904
Scope and Contents

Described as a profoundly wounded book, Spector has torn the edge of each page with his characteristic technique of "leaving a shredded field of typographic characters" which can read as the pages are turned but not when visualized on opening its cover. This is not a found book, but a page of text written by Spector printed initially by Phillip Gallo, then reprinted on 181 pages by Brad Freeman, torn by Spector, and finally bound by Jill Levine. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1994

A Red Bench in Paradise / Cole, David ; Danon, Betty., 1988

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Identifier: CC-19761-20148
Scope and Contents

In this collaborative book, each alteration to the page is depicted. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1988

A Red Bench in Paradise / Cole, David ; Danon, Betty., 1988

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Identifier: CC-19762-20149
Scope and Contents

Includes several images that reference to classic ikons, e.g. Mona Lisa, Il Pleut (Apollinaire), etc. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1988

A Sado-Masochistic Evaluation of Rust / Osowski, F'nL., 1999

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Identifier: CC-36575-38380
Scope and Contents

The book consists of photocopied photographs of industrial water sites and descriptive texts unrelated to them. The authors are Francis Osowski and Leonie aka Catherine Bourbon. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1999

A Simple Guide to Life / Hung, Berwyn., 1998

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Identifier: CC-37207-39051
Scope and Contents

The text reads "you are here" (with a large handwritten red X), "you will be here" (with a large handwritten silver X), and "you will get there" (with a large handwritten gray arrow). -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1998

A Stab In The Dark / Murphy, Peter., 1986

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Identifier: CC-62501-47654
Scope and Contents

The book consists of photographic images of white road marking directions for drivers. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1986

A World Guide to Rubber Stamps / Van Horn, Erica., 1996

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Identifier: CC-34351-36046
Scope and Contents

The word for "rubber stamp" in its native language is rubberstamped in varied colored inks at the top of each page and the country of origin printed letterpress at the bottom of the page. The cover depicts the rubber stamp, Gumigas Zimogs that is the Latvian language. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1996

AbaB / Campbell, Ken., 1984

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Identifier: CC-19118-19497
Scope and Contents

Campbell's comments on this book can be found in his exhibition catalogue at the Yale Center for British Art (held by the Sackner Archive). He mentions that he just wanted to make a leporello [accordion book]... and a propostion for a sculpture. This book was printed byh Jim Birnie. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1984

ABC = Buchlein / Enke, Werner., 1986

 Item
Identifier: CC-14108-14413
Scope and Contents

A typographically designed page for each letter of the alphabet is alternated with a page of text and image incorporating words using that particular letter of the alphabet. The end papers have letters of varying typefaces embedded in the paper. The black leather front cover has an uppercase A and the back cover an uppercase Z. This copy is from the deluxe edition that is printed on handmade paper and is a masterpiece of inventive, letterpress printing. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1986