CORONATION


CORONATION

Date

2014

Media

Hand-painting, Inkjet, Marker pen

Paper

Moab Entrada paper

Binding

Coptic

Pages

32


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Library of Congress (LoC)

Stanford University

The University of the Witwatersrand, Wits Art Museum (WAM), Jack Ginsberg Centre for Book Arts

University of California, Berkeley (UCB), The Bancroft Library

Coronation is a unique artist book by collaborating artists Dana Smith and Cuba. With his unique hand-painted inventive calligraphy, CUBA (AKA Clarence Robbs, USA, b. 1964, d. 2021), the veteran San Fransisco street graffiti artist, inscribed the text of Marshall Weber’s poem, while working directly over a series of Dana’s photo collages.

Photo collage, digital printing by Dana Smith

Painted calligraphy by Cuba

Coptic binding, book design by Dana Smith

Poem by Marshall Weber

Printed on Moab Entrada Rag paper with Epson pigment inks. Digitally printed canvas-covered board with Coptic sewn binding. 10″ x 26.5″, 32 pages, variant edition of