OVIRI. SAVAGE. Carol. Paul Gauguin Schwartzott.
OVIRI. SAVAGE.
OVIRI. SAVAGE.
OVIRI. SAVAGE.
OVIRI. SAVAGE.

OVIRI. SAVAGE.

(Niagara Falls: Lilliput Press, 1995). 9 x 11. 25 leaves printed, engraved, hand painted by pochoir, collaged, gilded on Japanese and mould-made papers by Carol Schwartzott. Artist's printed Addendum about the making of this book is laid in. Text is quotations from Gauguin's Noa Noa. Bound by the artist: laced into boards covered with a "pandanus type of fiber," pandanus being indigenous to the Pacific. The tray case is lined with patterns based on tapa cloth. A fine copy of a lush and tactile book conveying the sensual, primitive aura of Gauguin's Tahitian world. Item #17372

"Oviri is Tahitian for "savage," and is the name Gauguin gave his ceramic sculpture. Carol Schwartzott has been creating books since the 1960s. Her work has been seen in numerous exhibitions of Artists'' Books, and featured in the National Museum of Women in the Arts. This is no. 3 of 3 copies.

Price: $6,500.00