(Beltsville): Hand Papermaking, 2010. 8 1/2 x 11. Fourteen delightful examples of paper engineering: pop-ups and other moveables, constructed from handmade paper, each in a printed folder. Many are signed by the artists. With a 40-page book. Fine in clamshell case. Item #18386
Twenty-eight book artists & papermakers collaborated to construct these for a juried show. Their Artists' Statements discuss both aesthetic considerations and technical details. There are also biographies of each. Participants include Carol Barton, Michael Durgin, Helen Hiebert, Hedi Kyle, Tom Leech, Emily Martin, Shawn Sheeney. Moveables include a working sundial, African mask, Pandora's box. One of 150 copies. This extraordinary assortment of collaborative artwork–14 pieces by 28 artists–features pop-ups, movable devices, and other forms of dynamic paper engineering. The motion and imagery is enhanced physically and conceptually by the use of handmade paper designed and made specifically for each edition.