Clare Carpenter

Clare Carpenter at Seager Gray Gallery showing Typical Rimrock and Desert Scenery an artist book. - Clare  Carpenter

Typical Rimrock and Desert Scenery, 2013

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4.75 x 8.5 x .75 in

20 individual folios printed on salvaged graph paper, housed in a hard case with interior slip case. The rock-like graphics are letterpress printed from photopolymer plates which I cut into smaller, mosaic-like pieces.

Typical Rimrock and Desert Scenery is part of the Ideation by Chance exhibition in which artists set out to make a book based on random assignments from a deck of options.

Here are the parameters set for this book:
Adjectives: obvious, mosaic, traditional, encyclopaedic, whimsical
Color: primary
Describe: abstract
Imagery: none
Layout: minimal, restrained
Paper: pre-printed/ recycled
Structure: unbound/ boxed
Technical: mixed media
Text: self-generated

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