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Exhibition Details

The Wreck of the Hesperus

a tale of woe by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow interpreted in 10 Artist Books.
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The Wreck of the Hesperus 1

The Wreck of the Hesperus 1

The Wreck of the Hesperus 2

The Wreck of the Hesperus 2

The Wreck of the Hesperus 3

The Wreck of the Hesperus 4

The Wreck of the Hesperus 4

The Wreck of the Hesperus 5

The Wreck of the Hesperus 6

The Wreck of the Hesperus 7

The Wreck of the Hesperus 8

The Wreck of the Hesperus 8

SOLD

The Wreck of the Hesperus 9

Artists' Statement

Beginning
March 18, 2016

The Wreck of the Hesperus
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Marie C. Dern
Danielle Giudici Wallis
Ten copies. Edition Varie´
Jungle Garden Press
2017

This is a Wonder Book.
We wonder what will happen.
Ten copies were letterpress printed.
Multiplication.
Five were sent to Danielle.
Division.
Danielle used addition and subtraction.
She sent these to Marie.
Marie did the same, but different.
Additional copies went back and forth
Until the sum of 10 emerged with
variable differences.

The 10th book is in the collection of the Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley.

 

                   

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